Local Area

Local Area

The lodges are on the edge of the village with its local shop, off licence, pub and chip shop. The next village has an award winning butchers and excellent wine shop. There are many pretty and historic villages and towns to explore in the surrounding area either by foot, cycle or car.

Over the years fragments of Roman pottery and coins have been found in Badwell Ash.

It would appear that people have lived and worked the land in the area for hundreds if not thousands of years.

East Anglia

There are ancient towns and cities to explore, including Norwich in Norfolk or Colchester in Essex (Britain's oldest recorded town).Visit the Anglo-Saxon abbey ruins at Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk, before moving onto Cambridge, one of Europe's loveliest cities.

See the 'storybook' timber-framed buildings in Lavenham in Suffolk.

Stately homes and gardens can be found in abundance here. The most famous of all is the Queen's hideaway at Sandringham in Norfolk. Continuing the royal connection - it is at Newmarket in Suffolk that the Royal Stud was founded and horseracing is still the major pastime!

The Destination of Choice

Oozing history. Artistic and refreshing. Nostalgic and comforting. Hip and happening. Awe-inspiring and breath-taking. Mysterious and enchanting.

Easy and accessible: Pink cottages, Cambridge colleges, stripey West Norfolk cliffs, Cromwell and Constable, bright beach huts, flint churches, English country gardens, windmills and wild fenland, ancient cathedrals, Chelsea by the Sea, binoculars and bird reserves, antique shops and soft city breaks, boating on the Broads