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Staycations are becoming more and more popular in the U.K. with holidaymakers opting to leave their passports at home and head for British beaches.  With...

Mother's Day

Sunday 26th March is Mother's Day and what better way to treat your Mother than with a stay at Gladwins Farm.  Situated on our farm is Beautique22 a...

Things to do: at Easter

With the Easter half term fast approaching we thought it would be useful to offer a round up of some fun activities in the surrounding areas. Whether it...

Clacton On Sea. Nostalgia and family fun in Essex.

Family holidays should cater for all, packed with activities that can keep everyone entertained. Gladwins Farm has endless sources of opportunities for...

Summertime in Suffolk

A summer's day spent in Suffolk can often be a perfect one, soaking up the sunshine in the glorious countryside atmosphere encircled with space and...

West Mersea Beach voted as one of the top five beaches in the UK

Travel and Leisure have recently voted West Mersea Beach as one of the top five beaches in the UK, amongst four other beaches from Cornwall, Dorset and...

Top tips for walking and hiking

With a stunning countryside setting, Gladwins Farm is the ideal place to stay for a hiking holiday, from a leisurely stroll to a lengthy hike across rural...

Relaxing at Gladwins Farm

The hustle and bustle of everyday life can wear us all down after a while, and a relaxing break is sometimes required to get the spring back into your...

Gladwins Farm included in The Guardians top 10 family farm stay holidays in the UK

We are delighted to say that Gladwins Farm was recently included in The Guardian ‘Top 10 Family Farmstay Holidays in the UK’. Our eco-friendly...

Taste the true flavour of Suffolk - Visit its local breweries!

Suffolk is famous for many things. However, it is certainly well-known for its fantastic breweries, which produce some of the countries finest ales and...

The hidden pearl of Mersea Island

Just a thirty minute, scenic drive from Gladwins Farm, Mersea Island is the perfect day out for a family holiday. Its name translated from Old English...

The rise of domestic 'staycations'

The last few years have seen a sharp increase in Brits opting to stay in the UK for their holiday or short break. According to HBAA statistics, Britain...

Top 10 Ways To Enjoy A Hot Tub

If you were wondering how to make the most of your holiday cottage with a hot tub, check out our top ten ideas, picked with total relaxation in mind! Grab...

Countryside Activities For Kids

Going on a child-friendly holiday isn’t just about booking a place with the right facilities to cater for the younger guest, it is about going somewhere...

Hen Weekend Highlights at Gladwins Farm

If you are heading to Gladwins for some fun with the girls, you are in for a treat! There are lots of things that we think make our holiday cottages ideal...

What makes East Anglia a top holiday destination?

Staying in our self-catering holiday cottages gives visitors the freedom to explore Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk, at their leisure, taking full days out...

Top ideas on how to propose on a cottage holiday (Infographic)

Struggling for ideas on how to propose to your loved one? Here's some tips if you're planning to do it on a cottage holiday! ...

Day Trips to Norwich (Infographic)

Take a delightful day trip to the historic city of Norwich, easily accessible from Gladwins Farm, here are some of the best bits... ...

Top ideas on how to propose on a cottage holiday

Are you planning to pop the question on your next cottage holiday and currently deciding on the best way to do it? It can be tricky to figure out how to...

Things to look for when taking small children on holiday

Going away for the first time with small children can be quite an intimidating prospect, but if your holiday destination can help provide essential equipment...

Top tips for the modern traveller

Looking for the best ways to get the most out of your next trip? Here is a list of tips and spacesavers for all travellers that will definitely come in...

Cosy dog friendly pubs around Gladwins Farm and in Essex

You don’t want to leave your best friend outside, but fear not, there are plenty of pubs in Essex that hold a special welcome for your dogs. Rose...

Gladwins Farm Family Holiday Review - Prima Baby/Junior Magazine

Gladwins Farm were recently reviewed by two parenting magazines - Prima Baby & Junior Magazine. It describes their entire trip, including who went,...

Tips on travelling with children on your UK holiday

Summer has arrived, so it’s nearly time to take your family holiday. When you’re planning the journey with the little ones, it’s important...

Dog friendly holiday facts and tips

More people than ever are taking their dogs on holiday with them and especially to our dog friendly holiday cottages in Suffolk. Will your four-legged...

Holiday Packing Tips for our Cottages

You’ve booked your holiday cottage, so the next thing to think about is what you’re going to take with you to make your holiday go as smoothly...

5 unique places to visit in Suffolk

Suffolk is one of Britain’s most scenic areas and has so much to see, but here are 5 of the most interesting places you should try and visit first...

Member of the Week

We would like to introduce you to everyone that works at Gladwins Farm to make it the wonderful place it is! This week it is Rachel our resident hairdresser....

The driveway is finished!

We are excited to tell you that the driveway has at last been completed!! It looks so smart and is a huge improvement. ...

'Gladwins Farm, A Suffolk Getaway' - Scarlett London

Gladwins Farm were recently reviewed by ScarlettLondon.co.uk, a London lifestyle blog. It describes the local landscape and what we offer, as well as plenty...

Springtime at Gladwins Farms

Springtime is fast approaching, a beautiful season of blossoming scenery and a time of rejuvenation for yourself and nature. There aren’t many better...

Beat the weather and book your holiday now

As summertime approaches it’s a rush for us all to beat the weather and take advantage of the sun whilst it lasts.   Whilst you’re...

January Detox Days Out

What better way to welcome the New Year than with a luxurious detox? At Gladwins Farm most of our holiday cottages come with stunning hot tubs for you...

Winter Warmer Offer

Feeling a little jaded after Christmas and New Year festivities? Why not take advantage of our Winter Warmer offer here at Gladwins Farm. For January...

Free Colchester Zoo tickets? Book a February Half Term break

Already looking forward to the next school holiday? Why not spend February Half Term at Gladwins Farm and receive free Colchester Zoo tickets for all the...

Beautique22 now open 7 days a week

Good news for all guests visiting Gladwins Farm – Beautique22 our on-site beauty salon is now open 7 days a week offering a complete range of luxurious...

Top Ten Board Games To Play At Gladwins Farm This Christmas

Spending your Christmas break in the luxury of one of our exclusive holiday cottages is the perfect way to enjoy some time with those you love, in a cosy,...

Pantos And Plays To Entertain The Whole Family

At Gladwins Farm, we simply cannot get enough of the festive season, which is why we've worked so hard to make your stay with us as special as possible!...

Three Winter Walks To Leave You Longing For Our Hot Tubs!

The inclusion of hot tubs in our cottages has been a big hit with guests at Gladwins, it is after all a great way to relax, unwind and warm up when the...

Halloween Events For Children

There's plenty of creepy goings-on in the area over the next month, so grab a broomstick, a pumpkin, (and the kids of course)… and take a look...

Christmas and New Year at Gladwins Farm

Christmas and New Year is always a special time at Gladwins Farm, but this year promises to offer more festive spirit and relaxation than ever before....

Halloween and Half Term at Gladwins Farm

If you are staying with us during this coming October half term there's lots of ghostly Halloween fun to be had for children and adults alike. We have...

New hot-tub for our Constable Cottage

We currently have 5 hot tubs at Gladwins Farm in Chelsworth, Wiston, Melford and Gainsborough cottages and also one at our swimming pool. We are pleased...

November Midweek Break Offer

Book a midweek break at Gladwins Farm this November and receive a 20%* discount on your stay.   If you’re looking for a pre-Christmas...

Gladwins Support 'Stand Tall for Giraffes'

On the 19th September, to celebrate the 50th birthday of Colchester Zoo, the Stand Tall for Giraffes charity auction was held at First Site, with Gladwins...

Child-friendly October activities

If you are planning to stay in one of holiday cottages in October with your children, take a look at some of the excellent events that are on nearby.   These...

Things To Do In Constable Country

Constable Country encompasses both Dedham Vale and Stour Valley, the landscapes of which have been immortalised by renowned early 19th Century painter...

Summertime Stays at Gladwins Farm

Summertime at Gladwins Farm is the perfect place to book in, chill out and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Suffolk countryside. Whether you are...

How to Plan an Eco Retreat

Finding accommodation that is keen to keep carbon emissions to a minimum is only half the battle of having a carbon neutral holiday. Here are some of the...

Anyone for Tennis? 20% Off All Holiday Cottages!

With Wimbledon around the corner and hopefully some summer sun too, Gladwins have a fabulous offer – 20% off* all cottages when you book a stay with...

Special offers - May treats at Gladwins Farm

Relax in our warm, cosy log cabin set within the beautiful countryside of Nayland.  Enjoy a relaxing Spa pedicure… toe nails will be filed...

Gladwins wins again!

Last Thursday evening saw the sixth annual Creating the Greenest County Awards held at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds where Gladwins Farm were delighted...

May Day May Day!!

Superb offer for stays in May 2013 As they say ‘April showers bring May flowers’ and at Gladwins that’s just what we’re hoping...

Stour Valley and Dedham Vale champions

Susie and Stuart are pleased to announce that Gladwins Farm has become a Stour Valley Environment Champion supporting the Dedham Vale AONB and Stour Valley...

Red Noses at Gladwins Farm for Comic Relief

It was red noses all round at Gladwins Farm last Friday as staff and guests supported the latest Comic Relief fundraiser. Susie and Emma were busy baking...

Explore East Anglias Glorious Coast

Explore East Anglia’s glorious coast this summer – from your Gladwins Farm cottage Stunning beaches, mouth-watering food and fascinating...

Gladwins refurbish the Chelsworth holiday cottage

Take a look at our newly refurbished Chelsworth cottage – our largest property complete with hot-tub now has a fabulous new kitchen and bathrooms....

Mad March Offer!

Spring is nearly here and for those last minute getaways Gladwins have a fabulous offer – 25% off* all cottages when you book a stay in March 2013. Whether...

Discovering the castles of Suffolk

For most holiday makers, a break in Suffolk means enjoying the comfort of a hotel or holiday cottage, from which to explore the rolling green hills of...

Gladwins Rewards

Our visitors are very important to us and with this in mind Gladwins would like to offer all returning customers a 10%* loyalty discount to be used at...

Have a Smashing Easter at Gladwins!

Easter at Gladwins is a fun time for everyone – join in with our Easter Egg hunt and discover our new arrivals down here at the farm. It’s...

Sensation

Looking for that something special to celebrate Valentine's Day? Why not book our romantic midweek treat for you and your loved one. On arrival...

Environmental Awareness Award Win

At the recent Colchester Business Awards hosted by Newsquest, we were delighted to be awarded the Environmental Awareness Award in recognition of our on-going...

Pet friendly Suffolk holiday cottages

For a nation of animal lovers, it’s not always easy to find pet friendly accommodation in the UK – let alone pet friendly accommodation of...

Winter Warmer Offer From Gladwins Farm

WINTER WARMER OFFER FROM GLADWINS FARM Enjoy a fabulous winter break at Gladwins Farm in January and February and get 25%* off your stay! Whether it’s...

Suffolk day trips during your Gladwins break

At Gladwins we're delighted to offer you some of the cosiest, most comfortable Suffolk holiday cottages you'll find. Alongside this, beautiful...

Special offers - Autumnal treats at Gladwins Farm

As Autumn arrives at Gladwins Farm we have some great offers with 20% off all cottages in November and December* and our on-site Beauty Salon, Beautique22...

Late Availability

Fantastic Autumn Break deals Short break 1st-5th Oct Gainsborough (4) £400 Constable (6) £500 Wiston (6) £600 Full week 5th-12th...

Our newly refurbished swimming pool

A new look for our indoor pool area - it has had a complete overhaul! The changing rooms have been gutted, the walls re-tiled and new flooring laid. We...

New Beautician coming!!!

From May 2012 we are pleased to announce that we will have a fantastic Beautician Tess onsite in a purpose built salon! Keep watch for more details ...

Bonfire Night at Gladwins Farm

Bonfire and Fireworks - 5th November This year we will be doing a bonfire and fireworks night on Friday 4th November for guests to enjoy!! Wrap up...

Our new lambs

Very pleased to annouce our new arrivals, three lovely 4 day old lambs! Come and see us throughout April and May to help us bottlefeed them! Uncle Will,...

Returning Guest Offer

Offer to guests returning to Gladwins Farm Guests returning to Gladwins Farm have been sent a mailshot offering substantial 'loyalty discounts'...

New owners of Gladwins Farm

Stuart, Susie & Isabel take over Gladwins Farm Stuart and Susie Bradshaw, along with Isabel aged one, took over Gladwins Farm in April 2010. We...

New kid Pigmy Goats

Pepper & Pickle the new pigmy goats. Gladwins farm now has 2 kid pigmy goats, they arrived at 12 weeks old and are living very happily with the...

Introducing Tilly The Dog

We just want to introduce Tilly the dog to everyone! As new owners, we have bought our pets with us! We would like to introduce Tilly the dog to you...

Gladwins now has chickens!

The chickens have now arrived at Gladwins. Gladwins now has chickens! We have an assortment of chickens which are providing us with delicious, fresh...

Great catch

Great catch by Mr Coathupe This splendid catch was made last Autumn and a great example of the wonderful fishing to be had last year. The water was...

Alice & Doris

Pleased to announce the happy inclusion of Alice & Doris, our New Zealand Kune Kune pigs into the Gladwins Farm animal family. Alice and Doris moved...

Baby chicks have hatched!

The baby chicks have started to hatch! Yesterday the 1st of the 12 fertile eggs hatched! There is now a gorgeous yellow chick in with one of our Buff...

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