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“Beautiful, peaceful cottage with lots of charm!”
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Cottage -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Stowmarket, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

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zosoexile
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Beautiful, peaceful cottage with lots of charm!”
Reviewed 23 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

The isolated location of this place is incredible, as is the garden and kitchen! We rented to cottage for work for which it was great but it's clearly set up for a family getaway. The owners were very helpful and friendly through the whole process and even posted some glasses we left behind. Suffolk itself it lovely, would highly recommend a visit!

Date of stay: May 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
23 May 2017
Thank you for taking the time to respond. I'm glad you enjoyed your time here. Perhaps you'll think of Suffolk next time you're looking for a UK getaway?
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Billb8591
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“A great few days in beautiful Suffolk”
Reviewed 25 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

A three year old entranced by the goats and chickens and nearby rare bread centre, a one year old contented with company and crawling and parents and grandparents happy to all be together in such a delightful spot, with comfortable surroundings and safe and beautiful grounds. Thank you.

Date of stay: April 2017
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
17 Nov 2017
Thank you for this review. There’s a bit of a 3 year old in me too; I find the goats entrancing at times too. The ‘kids’ are growing well...

Doug
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ray p
1 review
“Perfect for our party of 6 adults and two lively 21month olds.”
Reviewed 11 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Great location- garden full of spring flowers. Stayed for three nights while attending family wedding and wished we could have stayed longer. Immaculately clean,and very comfortable . Fantastic selection of toys for children of all ages. Our two grandsons loved the playhouse, the goats and especially the hides hole next to the fire place. We would love to come back as a family for a longer stay.

Date of stay: March 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
17 Nov 2017
Thank you for this review (and my apologies for not having responded sooner). I’m glad you enjoyed yourself; we’d be delighted to see you come back.
Doug and Alison
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Pedrovian
Sidcup, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Idyllic”
Reviewed 26 June 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Beautifully restored roomy period cottage with everything you could want for a peaceful and romantic break in lovely open Suffolk countryside. Unfortunately we took the grandkids!! But they enjoyed it too, staying in the attic kids' room and playing in the wooden playhouse in the garden. There's a collection of animals in the garden too. We made easy daytrips to Lowestoft and Framlingham Castle. The house can be hard to find being at the end of a long narrow road off the beaten track.

Date of stay: April 2016
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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
17 Nov 2017
Thanks for the review. ‘Off the beaten track’ and ‘hard to find’ sometimes go together..but we find SatNav, if you use it, to work very well if you use the postcode; that takes some of the pain out of finding us.

So glad you enjoyed your time here.

Doug and Alison
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Date of stay: February 2016
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
5 Mar 2016
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay at Cocketts and would be pleased to see you again.
Doug and Alison
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Melodie G
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“This cottage is a real gem and one I hope to visit again”
Reviewed 1 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016

First I would like to say thank you to Doug and Alison who left us a bottle of wine and a packet of biscuits upon our arrival. Rather nice! First thing I noticed aside from how peaceful it was, a cosy yet spacious exceptionally clean cottage. Huge fireplace with a lovely wood burning stove, which had logs provided. Fully equipped kitchen, sociable and keeping in style of the cottage. Charming rooms with comfortable beds.

My friend and I stayed here for a few days with our little 1 yr olds. Feels incredible child friendly, with high chair and cot bed provided. My friend also brought her dog and lots of space for her to run around and walks close by. The rarebreed farm is worth a visit.

My only regret is that I didn't stay longer and I will be making a real effort to return again. At least so that my partner can experience the magic and charm of Cocketts.

Thanks again.

Date of stay: February 2016
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Liked best: The charm of the Cottage
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
4 Mar 2016
We are very glad you enjoyed your short break. Many thanks for taking the time to provide this review. We look forward to welcoming you back.
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45KA
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lovely cosy cottage”
Reviewed 29 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We stayed here for four nights and highly recommend it! The cottage is lovely, it's is a great size and quite spacious but still very cosy! It was very clean too, The decor is very tasteful and and has a very welcoming feel. It is set at the end of the lane and is very quiet and peacefull. So quiet but yet close to everything you need! It was great for us that our dog was welcome too! I'm sure children would love to see the very cute goats! Thanks for letting us stay in your cosy cottage and for the welcome gifts!

Date of stay: February 2016
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Liked best: The lovely interior of the cottage, warm and welcoming.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
1 Mar 2016
Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay.
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