Best Things to do in Colchester
Within a short drive from Gladwins Farm lies Colchester, the oldest recorded town in Britain. Rich in history with a...
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 enjoyed a 10% rise on domestic holiday trips in 2014, with tourism also climbing by 5%. This rise continued into 2015, with one survey showing that 83% of Brits planned to take a UK break.
The reasons behind this are not solely monetary. However, it makes a real difference not to pay for flights along with the extra travelling costs. One reason so many are choosing to holiday in the UK is that it is perfect for family trips, such as making the most of the bank holiday long weekends. Just filling up the car, and driving straight to your destination with all the family together is a great way to begin your holiday, with all the worry and logistics of travelling abroad instantly vanishing.
Many people choose a staycation to see more of the UK, and East Anglia is the perfect option. With its stunning endless coastline, boundless open green space and quirky pubs, it combines all of Britain’s best qualities to create the quintessential holiday destination.
Our holiday cottages place you immediately into the tranquil Suffolk surroundings, with holiday activities for all the family that include an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis courts, fishing, play barn, animal feeding and an abundance of walking and cycling routes that guide you straight through the heart of the famed Constable Country.
Suffolk is great for a cycling holiday, and the routes around our cottage allow you to immerse yourself into nature. However, there are also some fantastic recommended routes in the surrounding Suffolk areas, including the Suffolk Coastal Cycle Route, which has been particularly popular with cyclist tourist since its origin in 1994. Discover Suffolk also provide a fantastic guide of all the best cycling routes in Suffolk.
With a vast range of exciting activities, and great off-peak and peak deals available, why not relax and rejuvenate in one of our Suffolk holiday homes while taking in the best of the UK.