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Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
Disposable gloves, tissues, handwash provided in each cottage.Hand Sanitiser dispensers are installed outside each cottage

Our Inspector's View

The Old Rectory, near Bungay, offers four one-bedroom cottages, managed to minimise the impact they have on the environment; the seven-acre grounds are a haven for wildlife. The cottages have been sympathetically converted from Victorian buildings retaining original features where possible. An ideal holiday location if you want to leave behind the strains of town or city living and explore countryside and coast. Short breaks are available and up to two well behaved dogs are welcome.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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4 Star Self-Catering
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Recommended for pets and their owners

Sympatheically converted cottages with original features and low environmental impact

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- VisitEngland Assessor
Old Rectory Cottages
The Old Rectory, Abbey Road, Flixton, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1NL
Phone : 01986 893133

About The area

Discover Suffolk

Suffolk is Constable country, where the county’s crumbling, time-ravaged coastline spreads itself under wide skies to convey a wonderful sense of remoteness and solitude. Highly evocative and atmospheric, this is where rivers wind lazily to the sea and notorious 18th-century smugglers hid from the excise men. John Constable immortalised these expansive flatlands in his paintings in the 18th century, and his artwork raises the region’s profile to this day.

Walking is one of Suffolk’s most popular recreational activities. It may be flat but the county has much to discover on foot – not least the isolated Heritage Coast, which can be accessed via the Suffolk Coast Path. Southwold, with its distinctive, white-walled lighthouse standing sentinel above the town and its colourful beach huts and attractive pier features on many a promotional brochure. Much of Suffolk’s coastal heathland is protected as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and shelters several rare creatures including the adder, the heath butterfly and the nightjar. In addition to walking, there is a good choice of cycling routes but for something less demanding, visit some of Suffolk’s charming old towns, with streets of handsome, period buildings and picturesque, timber-framed houses.

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