Read our Guest Book

Read our Guest Book

Read what has been said about staying at Woodside Barn.

Guest Book

Saturday 16th September 2017  20.52

Airs family: Norfolk

Lovely barn conversion - great welcome, cake & bubbly much appreciated. Barn very well equipped, clean & comfortable. Enjoyed all our visits, locally - recommend Poachers Pocket for reasonably priced Sunday lunch and dessert. Go to Kesale & turn left into Rosemary Lane, very twisty but worth the effort. We would love to come back. Thanks Jeannie and Anne.

Saturday 2nd September 2017   17.35

Phillps family with Pebble and Indy our dogs: Reading, Berkshire.

We have had a lovely stay.Thank you for the warm welcome, especially the delicious cake and fizz.  We enjoyed walking around the area, crabbing at Walberswickand the beach at Sizewell. Nice walk from Sizewell to Thorpeness and around with lunch at the Dolphin Inn. Mini golf at Ufford is fun too. Thanks again!

Saturday 26th August 2017   22.39

Jane, Gordon, Geraldine & Victoria Bell & Sally & Ted our dogs; Northants & London. Eleanor & Phil Collins; New Zealand.

A splendid family holiday we have had in your beautiful barn. Many thanks for making it so welcoming & comfortable. Bubbly & cake much appreciated. Enjoyed our visits to Southwold, Sutton Hoo, Dunwich Heath & Aldeburgh. Had a lovely meal out at the Regatta in Adeburgh. Hired Bikes for a day to cycle from Leiston, to Sizewell,Thorpeness, Aldeburgh & back to Leiston. Enjoyed the peace & tranquility of this special place & will definitely be coming back!

Saturday 12th August 2017  19.40

Ken, Jean & the dogs: Wallingford & the Craze Clan, Nottingham.

Lovely cottage, thank you for the cake & bubbly. Garden perfect for the 2 boys and the 2 dogs. Beautiful quiet location. Recommend the Old Chequers, food is very good but make no food Sun evening, Monday or Tuesday.  All in all great, very well equipped cottage & we had a fab holiday here.

Saturday 5th August 2017 17.24

Jane & Richard Tudor; Lis Ricketts; Sarah Badger & Oscar (black Labrador).

We have had a great time! Thank you for the goodies and the help you gave - it was a wonderful cake.  Highlights for us were seeing the barn owls in the far barn one night and exploring this lovely area - Oscar especially loved Dunwich beach. Several lovely meals at the Old Chequers in the village as well. We are sorry to leave.

Saturday 22nd July 2017  23.55

Samuel, Nicola & Kevin; Maasbree, The Netherlands.

Amazing! We have had a fantastic holiday! The Barn is a lovely place to live...& the stars at night are mind blowing. Jeannie & Anne have been welcoming, friendly & helpful in everyway! And the whole region is full of great things to do & see. We'll miss being here & would all return tomorrow if we could!! Thank you!

Peter, Jasmine & Bonnie & Rega our dogs: Kent.

Saturday 8th July 2017 21.33

Lovely house, sweet garden, nice village, best cake in the world.......................Sorry we could not complete our visit.

Jan Reading and daughter Kim; Romford, Essex.

Saturday 1st July 2017 21.10

We loved this barn, so peaceful. Beds were so comfy & showers are great. The downstairs wet room was perfect for me, can't do stairs. Thank you for allowing my special chair, can't wait to come back. Really had a lovely time. Thanks too for the welcome pack. Bye for now. X

Ray & Frances & the dogs;Stafford. Debbie, Leicestershire.

Saturday 10th June 2017 17.34

A wonderful stay again (4th visit). The barn is always so clean & well appointed, we love coming back. Lovely surroundings, we enjoyed early morning walks and seeing 10 hares over the week - magical. Thank you so much. PS. Food at Chequers in the village great- but no food on a Tuesday!

Veronica, Richard & Rob & Chris Voigt & Lynne: Northwood, Middlesex

Saturday 3rd June 2017 18.09

A very comfortable stay. Lovely countryside with swallows, poppies & rabbits in the late evening. We enjoyed the bubbly in the garden on one of the sunny evenings. The cake was very much appreciated too. Thank you.

Laurence & Jackie: Stamford, Tom, Caroline & Noah:Stevenage, with Jess & Billy the dogs.

Saturday 27th May 2017 18.31

Had a fantastic week in your beautiful barn. Accommodation very comfortable and spacious. Didn't want for anything & thank you Jeannie for arranging the weather! Blue skies & sunshine every day. We will be back next year.

Ernie, Sue Pearson & Elli the Westie; Barking & Romford, Essex.

Saturday 20th May 2017  17.31

Beautiful barn accommodation. Clean & tidy. Jeannie & Anne very friendly and welcoming. Had a great week here. Home from Home.

Rachael & Nick Ellison, Kate, Morgan & Emelia Scott: East Sussex & Tonbridge, Kent.

Saturday 6th May 2017  23.38

Had a very enjoyable week, lovely base to explore the area - certainly enjoyed the welcome pack and will be back.

Shelagh, Bob, Brenda, Sylvia & Margaret & Finley & Meghan (Bedlington Terrers): Sheffield & Boston.

Saturday 29th April 2017  17.24

Had a lovely time staying at Buffs Old Barn. The barn had everything we needed & more & the dogs enjoyed playing in the garden. Conveniently located for the main roads & far enough away to be nice & quiet. Really enjoyed our holiday and would love to come back.

Jane, Emily, Sam, Ben, Mike & Sue: Downfield, Stroud.

Saturday 22nd April 2017  19.50

We loved staying in the Barn and enjoyed playing in the garden.

Barbara, David & Dawn Harrison & Angeleto Magahum with Joey & Gwapo our dogs: Bucks, Herts & Leicestershire.

Saturday 15th April 2017  22.27

First thank you for the warm welcome & the lovely cake & wine. We have all enjoyed our stay. Buffs Old Barn was very clean with comfy beds & it is very quiet & peaceful. Also very convenient for the beaches which the dogs loved. The weather has been great & we have had a very good week here.

Sharon, Susan & Joan & Kya our dog: Margate & London.

Saturday 8th April 2017  17.23

Wonderful holiday location, beautiful country views, quiet and tranquil. Great for walks. Great hosts, very well equipped, clean accomodation. We shall be back next year.  Thank you for the great welcome, especially the cake!

David & Sue Hey, with Myrtle and Nigel our dogs; North Lincolnshire.

Saturday 1st  April 2017  16.56

Our second stay. Nothing is left to chance here, every comfort and detail covered - perfect! If you like to leave the touristy part and enjoy tranquility, the countryside walks around Ramsholt and the River Deben are lovely; wonderful scenery and few people! Even a stunning little Church.

Mr & Mrs J R Brierley; Attleborough, Norfolk.

Saturday 25th March 2017  18.20

Beautiful barn conversion. Very comfortable, perfect for all the family to come and   stay. Everything we could possibly need. Lovely area and so near to the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Lovely walks and lots of places to visit and explore. Thank you so much.

Dee, Mike & Michelle & Bella our dog (Shiatzu); Stotfold, Hertfordshire.

Friday, 24th February 2017  19.47

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautifully appointed barn. Very comfortable and well equipped for all our needs.Thanks for the warm welcome and for the delicious cake & fizz. We certainly hope to return. P.S. Good meals at the Old Chequers.X.

Julie & Drew, Amy, Emma and Ted our dog; Merley, Poole, Dorset.

Saturday 18th February 2017 18.04

Lovely cake upon arrival & a very warm welcome. The cottage is full of character & decorated beautifully. Lovely villages nearby. Ted enjoyed the local walks especially the one which circles the property. Overall lovely place to stay with lovely countryside surrounding it.

Anne & Phil Jennings & Flossie; Telford, Shropshire.

Saturday 11th February 2017 16.20

Winter in your lovely warm barn is fantastic!  Very relaxing and lots of lovely walks and places to visit. Many thanks again! See you in the Autumn!

Sarah Johnson & Lee McGinley; Walton on the Naze, Essex.

Monday 14th November 2016 17:30

We've had a lovely time here in this beautiful barn with everything you could need. It is spotless, nice and warm, comfortable & cosy. Would definitely come again & also recommend to family & friends, Lots to see & do from here a great base to explore Suffolk. Thanks so much. X

Phil & Anne Jennings & Flossie:Telford, Shropshire. Chris & Nod: Poole, Dorset.

Saturday 5th November 2016 18:30

Amazing cake & fizzy! Many thanks! A wonderful stay here, as always, with attentive hosts & beautiful countryside. The barn was immaculate & we have thoroughly enjoyed are stay.

The Lakeman & Wilkinson Family; Aigburth, Liverpool.

Saturday 29th October 2016 20:15

Fabulous barn and lovely welcoming hosts. We've had an amazing time and will always recommend Buffs Old Barn and this corner of Suffolk to our friends and relatives.

Annette from Ewell: Jean, John & Lucienne, Croydon; Katrina & Ester the Labrador, Wraysbury.

22nd October 2016 22:55

Back again to our home from home. Great catching up with Jeannie & Anne. Barn still pristine and comfortable. We will be back again next year Ladies. Many thanks for your hospitality.

Brian, Margaret & Muriel from France; Ann & John; Leics & our dogs.

8th October 2016 17:29

This was our fourth visit here, it is getting to be a home from home! As usual everything is very good. Lovely walks with the dogs around the fields & also from Aldeburgh to Thorpeness and back, Another perfect week in a lovely Suffolk holiday home. Many thanks for everything.

Jon, Gill, Joe, Sam, Lauren, Jade & Frankie our dog; Surrey.

27th August 2016 18:40

A very friendly welcome from the helpful, unobtrusive owners. The cottage was a perfect 'base' for our holiday. It is set in a fantastic location, close to lovely towns, villages, beaches & pubs! So peaceful plus the weather has been superb. Many thanks.

Barry, Sharon, Joe, Shannon, Kara, Kane & Quinn: Leicestershire.

20th August 2016 17:09

Thanks we were delighted with the Barn, one of the best places we have stayed in, you have thought of everything. The location for visiting the coast or countryside was perfect. We also had great weather, making this a very memorable holiday for us all!

Gary, Tara, Freddy, Busta & Bruno: Hertfordshire.

13th August 2016 17:55

'Buffs Old Barn' has been the best barn conversion/cottage that we have had the pleasure of staying in. The boys, Busta and Bruno, (French Mastiffs) loved it!! Tara, Freddy and Gary (humans) loved it!! Thank you! X.

Kaye, Richard, Mick, Trudy, Dad; & our dogs: Northamptonshire.

7th August 2016 8:56

One of the best cottages we have stayed in over the years, very comfortable and so well equipped. The view from the garden is fantastic & the area so tranquil. Our dogs certainly approved of the local walks & nearby beaches. Thank you a wonderful holiday.

Colin & Geraldine, Beryl & Maureen: Hampshire.

30th July 2016 21:10

A lovely cottage, an excellent standard, everything we needed for our holiday. A very peaceful location with walks all around. Thank you for the warm welcome. We have enjoyed our stay very much. Thank you for the lovely Victoria Sponge, very enjoyable.

Joyce, John, Charlotte, Myk, Grace & Alexander & our 2 setters.

23rd July 2016 18:32

If you are looking for peace and tranquility, this is the place. The dogs have loved the walks and we have re-acquainted ourseves with this lovely part of Suffolk, always lots to do. Thank you for our welcome pack we enjoyed it very much! We will return.

Cory and Jeanine; Molly and Cooper our dogs: Horsham.

11th June 2016 20:46

This is the best Cottage that we have stayed in over many years. Very tranquil with walks from the doorstep. The Old Chequers is a must given that it is a few minutes walk away. Good food and nice Pub. We will be coming back!

Jan Nicholls & family & the dogs: Southwood, Longford London.

21st May 2016 18:30

We have had a lovely week, such a lovely place to stay. Excellent facilities for my elerly parents and the dogs. Mum was particularly impressed with the abundance of crockery. Many thanks. We had a very nice meal at the local pub the Chequers.

Patricia & Joyce; Misty & Poppy (our Westies); Stone & Sutton.

15th May 2016 8:55

We have enjoyed a lovely welcome pack and holiday in this fabulous Barn. One of the best we have stayed in, it has everything one could ask for. The garden was perfect for the dogs, they enjoyed playing in it, we were happy that they were safe and secure.

Pattie, Keith, Dawn, Paul, Georgie, Oliver & Bailey: Nottingham.

10th May 2016 20:49

Our family have enjoyed such a wonderful week at Buffs Old Barn. We were so lucky with the glorious weather. The Barn was everything we hoped for, very clean & very comfy. The countryside looked stunning. Thank you for the cake and bottle, most welcoming.

John, Jumoke, Audrey, Toju, Toby & Tomy: Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

16th April 2016 20:06

A wonderful, relaxing week in the lovely Suffolk countryside and exploring the coast. Buffs Old Barn is a great place for the family to stay, with space (& bathrooms!) for 6 people to relax in comfort. Thank you for the cake & making us feel so welcome.

Tim & Carol Richards, Surbiton, London & Cathie Ascot, Berks.

12th March 2016 17:58

A very enjoyable week exploring the area. Some very interesting Churches, especially Southwold, and welcoming Pubs with good food. Enjoyable visits to Minsmere twitching & good walks. The Barn has been warm & comfortable & our hosts welcoming & helpful.

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