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Barningham near Diss, Suffolk Show on map


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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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79 Customer Reviews

  • "A complete joy of a place."

    Lacked for nothing - except maybe a longer stay?!

    I am pleased you enjoyed your pre Christmas break and found the cottage comfortable and warm. I hope you will return sometime Property Owner

    Reviewed by George5.0Dec 2023

  • "Lovely place just shame the weather wasn’t better."

    We have been before and think it’s a great place and surroundings and dog friendly too.

    Sorry about the weather. It was a very wet week which is quite unusual here unfortunately that is out of my control. However I am pleased you were comfortable and your dog enjoyed it too Property Owner

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Dec 2023

  • "Lovely cosy cottage that was clean and comfortable with everything you could need."

    Cookies and milk with a selection of coffee and tea bags for our arrival and plenty of bin bags, kitchen roll, foil, cling film and other essentials. Nice fluffy towels and comfortable bedroom with plenty of storage. Joan the owner is lovely and welcoming. Village is very nice and shop is within walking distance and has a good selection of groceries. Lovely big park nearby and nice walking routes through the village if your bringing your dog. Highly recommended and will definitely return

    Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and found everything you needed in the bungalow. It’s really handy having such a good shop just round the corner. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Heidi5.0Nov 2023

  • "We received a very warm welcome from Joan on arrival."

    The accommodation was very clean, spacious and comfortable and very well equipped with a wonderful garden. An ideal base for exploring the local area and although the weather (and illness which cut our short stay even shorter) was against us we enjoyed our stay and hope to return next year,

    Thank you for staying in Berries. I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit. I was really sorry you were unwell and had to leave early but I hope to welcome you back again soon. Joan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Nov 2023

  • "We loved our stay and the house and everyone in the area were great really friendly and helpful"

    Thank you for your feedback. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Berries Property Owner

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Oct 2023

  • "Great property, with a lot of space for two people including a nice garden."

    Good quiet location, but close to main roads to get to places easily such as Bury St Edmunds. We would stay here again when we visit this area of Suffolk.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Berries. I look forward to welcoming you again at some time Property Owner

    Reviewed by David4.7Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at Berries."

    Joan, the owner, had thought of everything. Only thing we could have done with was an oven glove. Otherwise there was everything we could have wanted. Lovely location, spotlessly clean cottage. Beautiful garden. We really enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend the property to others.

    I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay in Berries. I am sorry about the oven glove. There used to be one there I must have overlooked that it was missing. Thank you for bringing it to my attention. I will make sure it is replaced. Joan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Brenda5.0Sep 2023

  • "The bungalow was lovely."

    It suited us both very well in terms of furnishing, equipment, GARDEN (an absolute delight for us and a dog). (This next is no fault of the property) It is not evident from the information in the brochure before booking that the location is so remote. In many ways this is delightful but in terms of accessing the coast (Southwold, Dunwich and Aldeburgh) just one journey and we only made one coast visit. The location should be more accurately described.

    Thank you for your feedback. It is lovely to hear you enjoyed the garden. I am sorry you found the property further from the coast than you expected but I hope you enjoyed visiting the delightful towns and villages which are closer . Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard4.7Sep 2023

  • "Berries was a very comfortable and spacious cottage."

    It had everything you could want, home from home.

    I am so pleased you found Berries so comfortable and well equipped. I really value you feedback and hope to welcome you again sometime. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lorena5.0Jul 2023

  • "Absolutely no complaints about the accommodation."

    Comfortable, clean and welcoming. The sound of water and colourful planting makes the garden a calming and peaceful haven.

    I am pleased you enjoyed your stay in Berries. I love the garden and am pleased to be able to share it with my guests. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Jul 2023

  • "A delightful cottage in a very peaceful location."

    I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Berries. Please come and stay with us again sometime. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Jul 2023

  • "This is one of the most well appointed cottages I've stayed in."

    Large rooms with plenty of storage space in kitchen and bedroom. Lovely garden with pond for moorhen chicks and nightly visits from hedgehog. In a central location with plenty of places to visit and superb dog walks in village and beyond. I'm definitely returning next year.

    Thank you so much for your lovely comments. I really look forward to seeing you again next year Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lynda5.0Jun 2023

  • "Joan was a great host and the cottage was very good everything which you required was there and central to visit the surrounding area will be be booking this cottage again in the near future."

    Thank you for your lovely comments. I am so pleased you enjoyed your holiday in Berries. I look forward to seeing you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jun 2023

  • "We new of Berries from family locally, and we were so happy when Joan gave us a tour of the bungalow."

    Everything you need is there, and our two dogs had ample space to play, and plenty of meadow and woodland walks locally too. The most important part of a holiday for us is getting a good night sleep on a comfortable bed, and we slept really well. Perfect location for exploring both Suffolk and Norfolk, we will definitely stay at Berries again.

    Thank you for your positive feedback. I’m pleased you found the bed comfortable. Lots of guests have commented on this. I hope to see you again next time you want to visit Suffolk Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2023

  • "Spacious, clean and comfortable accommodation in beautiful surroundings."

    Warm and welcoming owner. Highly recommended.

    Thank you for your feedback. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Berries. I hope to welcome you here again sometime. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0May 2023

  • "We had a most enjoyable stay at Berries, the bungalow was very comfortable and very well equipped, definitely the best holiday let that we have ever stayed in."

    The village is very nice and quiet with a well stocked village shop.We would recommend this bungalow, although we stayed in winter the bungalow was super cosy but in summer it would be great as the garden is lovely, with nice seating to enjoy the sun. The owner was very pleasant and made us feel very welcome.

    Thank you Doris for your kind comments. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the bungalow warm. and comfortable. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Doris4.7Feb 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Berries."

    It was spotlessly clean and Joan was really helpful and welcoming ahead of our stay, and upon our arrival. Good kitchen facilities for us to cook in, and very comfy bed! We brought our dog with us, who loved running around the nearby field- thank you to Joan for the recommendation!

    Thank you Charlotte for your positive feedback. It was a pleasure to meet you both and your lovely dog. I’m pleased you enjoyed your stay and found everything to your satisfaction. I hope you will come back and stay in Berries again sometime. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Jan 2023

  • "Comfortable, roomy accommodation."

    Very comfortable bed , everything was clean. Very good facilities, good heating. Overall we enjoyed our stay at Berries

    Thank you for taking the time to write your review of Berries. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the property comfortable. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Jan 2023

  • "We enjoyed a relaxing stay at Berries."

    The cottage was well equipped and very clean on arrival. It was a very roomy bungalow for a 1 bed, and Joan made us very welcome. Unfortunately the pub close by would not allow dogs even in bar area. However we found various other’s that did within a short drive. Great for walking at Knettlesham Heath about 3 miles away and a fabulous Chinese takeaway in Honnington. We would return if holidaying in the area again.

    I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay in Berries. I’m sorry our local pub does not allow dogs. They lose a lot of custom from our visitors however I am pleased you found alternatives relatively close by. If you decide to return to the area I would be very happy to see you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Les4.4Nov 2022

  • "Our host was the nicest lady anyone could meet, nothing was too much trouble."

    The Berries was a perfect home for the week for us, we are both disabled and the facility's were perfect for us. The welcome pack was lovely, thank you Joan. We would love to return sometime in the future.

    Thank you for your kind comments. I am pleased you found Berries comfortable and accessible. You will be most welcome if you wish to return in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joyce5.0Oct 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Berries Joan made us feel very welcome ..."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Berries Joan made us feel very welcome when we arrived The cottage was lovely and we’ll equipped We hope to return there A very relaxing space

    I am pleased you enjoyed your stay in Berries and found it comfortable and well equipped. I would love to see you again if you wish to make a return visit. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Oct 2022

  • "One of our best cottage holidays for accommodation."

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Sep 2022

  • "Berries was a lovely place to stay - so clean and comfortable."

    Everything that you could need was provided and the fruit we were given from the owner's garden was a bonus! We had a really good holiday and definitely intend to return but this time for two weeks as Berries is in an excellent position to visit so many places.

    So pleased you enjoyed your stay in Berries. Thank you for your lovely feedback. We certainly look forward to seeing you again soon. Joan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had a very pleasant stay in The Berries."

    The cottage is extremely well equipped and spacious, everything we could possibly want was there. The decor is a little dated but good quality, and the comfort made up for it. It’s very peaceful and we slept well in the comfortable king size bed. The gardens are beautiful and gave a luxurious feel to the accommodation. There’s a Spar shop in short walking distance that sold most things. Around the corner is a large almost enclosed rec to exercise us and our dog. There’s a few nice places to eat out if you don’t want to cook. We wouldn’t hesitate to stay again when we’re back in the area, and can highly recommend it.

    We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay on Berries and found it well equipped and comfortable. We are lucky to have such a good Spar shop just round the corner and plenty of nice places to eat nearby. We hope you will come and see us again sometime. Joan Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2022

  • "Our stay was delightful with all the facilities and comforts one could reasonably expect."

    The traditional furnishings harmonised with our own tastes and the spacious cottage and it's surroundings oozed peace and calm. The rear of the cottage overlooks a beautiful tree bordered garden and on our last day, the quaint arched bridge traversing their attractive pond played host to a busy kingfisher. A rare and joyous sight... unless you're a fish! To be picky, there were signs of wear and tear but none that detracted from the pleasure of our stay. Joan, our host, is a lovely lady and was very helpful and to anyone looking for a base almost equidistant from Bury, Diss and Thetford in beautiful Suffolk, we would recommend this one.

    Thank you for your positive feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and found the garden peaceful and relaxing. What a bonus to see the kingfisher. Joan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely property, it really is home from home."

    There are some great walks and local attractions. There are plenty of dog friendly pubs, The Swan was our local and we had a lot of meals there, good home cooking. Highly recommend the Berries.

    Thank you Debbie for your lovely comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Berries. Hope you will come back again soon. Joan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Aug 2022

  • "Very pleasant place and people, very enjoyable week everything we needed."

    Park just around the corner for the dogs to have a run ,and shop for morning paper.would recommend to friends.

    It was lovely to meet you both and your dogs. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and found everything to your satisfaction. We look forward to seeing you again sometime. Joan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ivor5.0Jul 2022

  • "Excellent property, has everything you need for a homely break."

    Location is great for exploring the area. Loved the garden as did our dog also the large sports field around the corner was good for walking the dog. Would recommend this place, hosts very welcoming.

    Thank you for your kind comments. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the location good for visiting all the lovely places in Suffolk and Norfolk. We hope to see you again sometime. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely property, pub and shop on the doorstep and a very peaceful village."

    Easy drive to Bury St Edmunds, Thetford and Diss.

    So pleased you enjoyed your holiday with us. Thank you for your feedback. We hope to see you again sometime Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jeff5.0Jul 2022

  • "A perfect holiday cottage."

    Very comfortable and well equipped, spacious and lots of wardrobe, cupboard and drawer space. Set in peaceful surroundings with lovely garden views and pleasant outdoor area to sit in on sunny days. The village location is ideal and within easy reach of plenty of places of interest. Berries is a gem!

    Thank you for your kind comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in Berries. We hope to see you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sylvia5.0May 2022

  • "We had a wonderful week starting 15th April for a special occasion, Berries was absolutely fantastic was spotless and had everything you could want, the owner Joan was a perfect host and nothing was too much trouble, this will certainly not be our last visit, thank you so much Joan and Rob and hope to see you soon."

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Apr 2022

  • "The property was very clean and warm (we arrived in a blizzard!"

    ), set in a beautiful garden. The owner was very welcoming and gave us a guided tour. The accommodation is spacious for two plus two dogs and more than adequate. We would certainly stay there again; if you want seclusion you will find it here.

    We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Berries. It would be lovely to see you again and your lovely dogs. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Apr 2022

  • "A really warm cosy and comfortable stay."

    Loved the recliner which my husband and I fought for. It was like home from home as it had everything you would need especially, if, like us we had a long stay

    Reviewed by Y5.0Dec 2021

  • "Comfortable, warm, spacious, well-equipped cottage in very peaceful area."

    Nothing significant was lacking. There is a huge amount of storage space (kitchen and bedroom) and the fridge/freezer is a full size one. The WiFi worked well and it was nice to have a separate radio/CD player. Lovely garden to look out on. The nearby pub does great food, especially fish, though is rather expensive.

    We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Berries. We hope to see you again Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Nov 2021

  • "Hosts were superb nothing too much for them but were not at all intrusive Bungalow was better than expected and probably the best we have stayed in."

    Pub and shop very closeby All in all a wonderful break and we would definitely return

    Reviewed by Les5.0Sep 2021

  • "Nice and quiet and park just around the corner to walk the dogs"

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Aug 2021

  • "Extremely comfortable accommodation, very well equipped."

    Peaceful location with easy access to a whole range of places to visit. Could easily have stayed for a second week. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely accommodation very spacious, perfect location."

    Plenty of space outside for your dogs. It is home from home you have everything you need for your stay, I would highly recommend "The Berries". The owners are very friendly and welcoming.

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Jul 2021

  • "Very comfortable cottage."

    The garden and views were superb. The owner made us very welcome but not intrusive. The village shop and pub very convenient. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Brian4.7Jul 2021

  • "Very well equipped bungalow and beautiful garden."

    Owners very obliging and friendly. Would recommend bungalow to anyone.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Jun 2021

  • "A delightful place to stay."

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Dec 2020

  • "A very comfortable and well equipped holiday let."

    Easy to find and get to. Only one small negative, the shower lacked power and could do with updating. However overall, it was excellent.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Oct 2020

  • "Fantastic place to stay clean tidy with everything you need to hand ."

    Lovely location with a convenient shop around the corner and a Fantastic Pub at the end of the road . If I was to nit pick the only thing I could say is the property inside is very dated with old style furniture and fittings etc but didn’t spoil our stay .

    Reviewed by Patrick4.1Aug 2020

  • "This lovely bungalow has everything you could want, the owners garden is just stunning and can be enjoyed from the accommodation."

    The village of Barningham has everything you want, a pub that has an amazing menu and a village stores that seems to be 'open all hours', walks etc. I have just spent seven weeks in this accommodation, it felt like my second home.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jul 2020

  • "This was our 2nd stay at the Berries, and enjoyed a restful week, host were most helpful."

    Reviewed by William5.0Nov 2019

  • "What a splendid place to have a relaxing holiday."

    Although only having the one bedroom each room of the bungalow is spacious and extremely well appointed. The double bed is extremely comfortable, the kitchen area has all the facilities one could hope for, and the lounge / dining area is practical whilst retaining that homely feel to it.

    Reviewed by Russell5.0Sep 2019

  • "Berries is a lovely, comfortable, bright, light, well equipped, clean and spacious house with lots of storage wardrobes and cupboards."

    As soon as we were shown around by Joan it felt like a home and not just a house. The garden outside the lounge window with the large pond is such a delight. Barningham is a lovely village which has a Spar shop about 200 yds away and a local pub, but being vegetarian we found a good choice for us at The Swan at Coney Weston just up the road, lovely staff and worth a visit. Berries is ideal for a base and not too far from the coast but with lots to see quite near. I must mention the 100th Bomb Group War Museum, what a fabulous place with lovely people running it. All in all we had a great week and if we return to Suffolk would be booking Berries again. Perfect. Thank you Joan and Robert for sharing Berries.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Sep 2019

  • "Lovely garden to look out onto - really spacious accommodation and very homely with all mod cons available."

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Aug 2019

  • "Perfect. Lovely location, delightful accommodation and gardens."

    Wonderful hosts.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2019

  • "Delightful accommodation."

    Beautiful garden. Friendly helpful hosts. Close to corner shop. Lovely country location, within comfortable driving distance of Bury St Edmund, Diss, and Thetford. Also, close enough to coast for days out.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2019

  • "First class great place"

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2019



    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jun 2019

  • "Lovely bungalow, very clean."

    Nice comfy bed. Please be aware if you have a dog the pub round the corner, The Royal George, does not allow dogs so we were unable to go there to eat which was a shame as the weather was awful and it would have been nice to have a dog friendly pub to eat out.

    Reviewed by Elaine4.4Jun 2019

  • "The owners and the property were fine"

    Reviewed by Brian5.0May 2019

  • "The bungalow was well equipped with everything we needed."

    Lovely comfortable bed,spacious lounge .Lovely and peaceful setting. Joan and Bob very nice people nothing to much trouble. Would definitely recommend this quite location.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Apr 2019

  • "Berries was extremely comfortable, warm and very well equipped."

    The owners were friendly and welcoming but not intrusive. However, it is not as dog friendly as claimed. The position of a gate means that the dog has to be escorted into the garden and then to expect it to be on a lead while in the garden is unfair on both dog and owner. This should be made clear in the property details. I would not hesitate to recommend Berries to non dog owners but not to anyone with a dog.

    Reviewed by Lesley4.1Mar 2019

  • "We found "Berries" very comfortable with everything that we needed for our stay with the owners very helpful and friendly."

    We would recommend it 100% for a relaxing and peaceful holiday

    Reviewed by Ronald5.0Mar 2019

  • "I have no problems dealing with Sykes to arrange the accomodation."

    However although this property was detailed as dog friendly you are not allowed to leave the dogs unattended in the property and have to put them on the lead in the garden. There was an enclosed garden but you could not let the dogs straight out in the garden safely due to where the gate was. Dog walking from the property was not easy as there are no pavements.

    Reviewed by Jane3.4Feb 2019

  • "We were made very welcome by Bob and Joan."

    The bungalow was extremely spacious and very well equipped. Location was good, made by the shop and pub/restaurant close by.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2018

  • "The owners were very helpfull and in general couldn't ask for more so would definitely recommend"

    Reviewed by Chris1.3Sep 2018

  • "Had a great time during our stay at Berries."

    This is an excellent holiday cottage with all facilities you could want including a handy pub in the village serving good food (The Royal George).

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Sep 2018

  • "Really enjoyed our vist in one the most comfortable cottages we have stayed in."

    Reviewed by John5.0Aug 2018

  • "We loved the area we stayed in and especially liked our accommodation."

    Joan & Bob were very helpful and friendly and had thought of everything anyone could need to ensure a perfect holiday. The Berries was very well equiped with plenty of storage space, a beautiful garden and very comfy bed. We thought that as it had only one bedroom it would probably be rather small but we were wrong, the rooms were homely and very spacious. We would highly recommend it and would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Marguerite5.0Jul 2018

  • "We were extremely happy staying at The Berries."

    It is roomy and generously equipped. We found everything worked well. The wifi was strong and stable. It was very quiet and we felt very comfortable there. The owners were most accommodating and helpful. We enjoyed the lovely garden and appreciated being close to the pub and the shop. Strongly recommended.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0May 2018

  • "Exploring Suffolk and Norfolk was made much easier knowing we had a comfy home to return to each afternoon."

    this house was just perfect, lovely quiet location, lots of room, and everything we needed to relax and cook our meals, The lovely garden surrounds were an extra bonus: The bedroom had a pretty sunny outlook on fine days, and was huge, with lots of storage and good bed. Wifi reception was fine, shop and pub really close, just as described.

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Apr 2018

  • "We have stayed in this cottage twice now."

    Both have been fantastic. We stay with our dog and all three of us were made welcome. It is a lovely place and we will be going back.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Apr 2018

  • "Lovely cottage/bungalow."

    .. very clean and well equipped .. hosts were lovely and helpful.. would definitely return.. thank you for a very chilled out weekend

    Reviewed by Thomas5.0Mar 2018

  • "This is a lovely place to stay very comfortable warm and cosy beautifully clean and well equipped my husband and I come to Suffolk regularly and would definitely stay here again, it is very quiet and peaceful and a lovely garden to look out on, the host Bob and Joan lovely people i would definitely recommend it to anyone wanting a holiday in suffolk!"

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Mar 2018

  • "The accommodation was perfect beautifully maintained exterior it was a pleasure ..."

    The accommodation was perfect beautifully maintained exterior it was a pleasure to come home to after a long days sightseeing, would definitely recommend to other people wanting to visit the area

    Reviewed by Geoffrey5.0Sep 2017

  • "The accommodation is set within a beautiful garden and is extremely quiet and peaceful."

    A shop and pub serving very good food are only a couple of minutes walk away.

    Reviewed by Linda4.8Jul 2017

  • "Friendly owners gave warm welcome on arrival, ideal annexe cottage for two people and dogs allowed."

    Very comfortable base to explore Suffolk/Norfolk from.

    Reviewed by Michael4.6Jul 2017

  • "The cottage (Berries) was excellent, very well equipped and very clean."

    The owners were very friendly and helpful. Everything was great. The only downside was the Friday to Friday booking. Everyone knows Friday traffic is awful. .

    Reviewed by Roland5.0Jun 2017

  • "A lovely house with superb owners."

    All we needed was provided

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2017

  • "We had a marvellous stay at Berries."

    The place is beautifully decorated and had everything we needed. Full marks to our friendly hosts.

    Reviewed by Stella5.0May 2017

  • "Owners could not have been more helpful, and the cottage was exceptional, equiped with everything that might be required."

    Reviewed by David4.6Mar 2017

  • "Bob & Joan are friendly and very helpful, the accommodation was excellent a real home from home."

    Reviewed by Frank5.0Jan 2017

  • "Bob & Joan where extremely nice."

    The property was in fact a "Granny Flat" that had been provided for Bob's mum who had died very recently, so it was more of a "home" than a "holiday let". It was very quiet and restful.

    Reviewed by Felicity4.8Sep 2016

  • "We had a very, very warm welcome at Berries, the facilities were excellent and we highly recommend it."

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Aug 2016

  • "Berries is a lovely property with very helpful owners."

    The garden is an artist's paradise.

    Reviewed by Lionel D5.0Aug 2016

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  • All ground floor
  • One king-size double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and electric fire.
  • Electric storage heaters with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Lawned garden with patio, low fenced pond, furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: There's a pond in the garden, which has a low electric fence
  • Note: No children, including infants.

The property

Lovely and comfortable one bedroom bungalow attached to owner's house in the centre of the village.

Close to Bury St. Edmunds, Thetford, Diss and Stowmarket.

Diss and Bury 12 miles.

This delightful cottage offers excellent accommodation over the ground floor and is ideally located for exploring Suffolk and South Norfolk; perfect for couples and solo travellers looking for a quiet place to stay but with a superb range of things to do nearby.

Entering the property from the front garden, you step into a porch area, leading into a hall where there is a large built-in cupboard that's ideal for storing walking and cycling gear.

The king-size bedroom offers ample space and storage with views over the front garden, whilst the well-equipped kitchen has access to the back garden.

The sitting room which is of a good-size has a dining area and boasts lovely views over the garden with its beautiful pond, so you can enjoy watching wildlife from your window!

During the summer months, why not relax in the garden and catch some sun or enjoy a coffee while planning your day?

The location offers excellent links to beautiful villages by car, foot or bike, where well-deserved refreshments can be enjoyed at one of the many excellent country pubs and cafes on route.

Also the property is situated on a designated cycle route.

For those who love the outdoors, Thetford Forest is nearby, a wonderful area for outdoor activities and events with a high ropes course and excellent off road cycling and walking trails.

When you want to explore further afield Bury St Edmunds is just a short drive away.

This fascinating and important market town is a must for visitors with its striking Cathedral and Abbey Gardens surrounded by a combination of medieval architecture and elegant Georgian squares lined with independent and high street shops, cafes and bars.

Make sure you pop to The Nutshell for a drink, it is claimed to be the smallest pub in Britain.

The town offers an excellent selection of events throughout the year so there is always something to entertain you.

Other attractions within reach are Bressingham Gardens and Steam Museum, Snetterton motor racing and Knettishall Heath, which is owned by the Suffolk Wildlife Trust.

With so much to do on your doorstep, we are sure that you will enjoy a memorable break away.

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About the location


Diss 11.5 miles; Bury St Edmunds; 13 miles.

Barningham is a small, well-served village in the heart of the beautiful Suffolk countryside within reach of Bury St Edmunds, Diss, Stowmarket and Thetford. There is a village pub called the Royal George offering good pub food, a convenient village shop with a Post Office, a church, a hairdresser's, a village hall and a flower shop. Barningham is close to the popular market town of Diss in South Norfolk which boasts a 13th century church and wonderful, winding, narrow streets which house tucked away, little courtyards. There is also a high street where visitors can find a selection of tea rooms and small shops and there are many activities in the area to keep all visitors happy, including golf and scenic walks, offering picturesque opportunities to discover this lovely area. From Barningham there's a bus service to Bury St Edmunds and Diss with one once a week to Norwich, and although Stowmarket, Newmarket and Thetford can't be reached by bus they are easily accessible by car.

Note: No children, including infants.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas