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Forest View, on Kings Forest, West Stow, just outside Bury St Edmunds

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Entrance to Wideham Farm where Forest View awaits for your relaxing break
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Forest View is fully furnished to a high standard and equipped with a fully fitted kitchen. The property is one of two holiday homes converted from the remains of Wideham Barn, dating back to the 1800's; unfortunately the old barn was destroyed by lightning some 30 years ago. Ideal for those wanting to relax and enjoy the natural surroundings of Kings Forest or as a base to explore Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and surrounding area of Suffolk. Also great for walkers, cyclists, and nature enthusiast, the gate to Kings Forest is only a few steps from your front door! The perfect Country Break! The property is located in Wideham Farm, opposite the Anglo Saxon Centre and Country Park, and backs on to Kings Forest. When you arrive and venture down the drive, you can't help notice the pea...Forest View is fully furnished to a high standard and equipped with a fully fitted kitchen. The property is one of two holiday homes converted from the remains of Wideham Barn, dating back to the 1800's; unfortunately the old barn was destroyed by lightning some 30 years ago. Ideal for those wanting to relax and enjoy the natural surroundings of Kings Forest or as a base to explore Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and surrounding area of Suffolk. Also great for walkers, cyclists, and nature enthusiast, the gate to Kings Forest is only a few steps from your front door! The perfect Country Break! The property is located in Wideham Farm, opposite the Anglo Saxon Centre and Country Park, and backs on to Kings Forest. When you arrive and venture down the drive, you can't help notice the peace and tranquility. Linen and towels are provided. There is an on-site Laundry available to long stay guests also. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Travel cot and Highchair available on request.
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
JANE S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2017
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Reviewed 1 July 2019

Great campsite 🏕..... generally don’t like adult only sites but this is a real gem. Level ,pitches , clean facilities , lots of space , lovely owners. Fab forest walks right from the site... will be back !

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Stantonlin
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We were made very welcome to this tranquil and peaceful setting beside the forest. The accommodation was superb and we will definitely return again.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Mrs Connie T
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Loved the location with the forest right on the doorstep. Perfect for walking the dog in the morning and evening. Having the horses on site was a delight (if you like horses which I do). The shower facilities were always clean and hot. Jane and...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Mortimer22
2vegans2017, VR Owner at Forest View, on Kings Forest, West Stow, just outside Bury St Edmunds, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us a lovely review. Look forward to seeing you sometime soon.

Reviewed 20 May 2018

Stayed for one night but would have liked to stay longer, a warm welcome set the tone of the visit nicely. Nothing but peace and quiet, a few nice walks and a few drinks while the sun went down watching birds fly low past cars....More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank jamaicangingercake
2vegans2017, VR Owner at Forest View, on Kings Forest, West Stow, just outside Bury St Edmunds, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. So glad you experienced the 'magic of Wideham'! Look forward to seeing you again sometime soon.

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

A lovely spacious adult site at the edge of an enormous forest and opposite a lovely lakeside country park with an Anglo-Saxon village. Easy drive into Bury St Edmunds, A warm welcome with very helpful advice. Facilities spotlessly clean and adequate even when the site...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank MikeCFarnhamCommon
2vegans2017, VR Owner at Forest View, on Kings Forest, West Stow, just outside Bury St Edmunds, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely comments. It is great to know that it everything is appreciated. Look forward to seeing you again sometime soon.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
If you want to explore further afield The Anglo Saxon Centre and Country Park is just opposite and Lackford Lakes and Suffolk Wildlife Trust Centre is just a short drive away. The medieval town of Bury St Edmunds has a museum and new Arc Shopping Centre, Abbey Gardens and the Cathedral, something there for everyone, and there is plenty of places to eat or just watch the world go by while you sit back! The racing town of Newmarket is just 12 miles away, get up early and watch the strings of racehorses go out for their morning exercise, a sight to behold. If you are National Trust enthusiast, Ickworth House and Wimpole Hall are a small journey away.
Getting around
A car is essential as we are outside the village. West Stow village does not offer anything in the way of Pubs or places to eat unfortunately. We do give a our guest a Local Guide to Places to Eat, Drink and things to do all within a 10 minute drive.
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