Windmill Lodges

“Authentic log cabins nestled around a small wildlife lake on a family run site” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Saxtead, Suffolk

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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
We have introduced walkie talkies to reduce staff movement around the site, e.g. member of staff can remain in lodge they are cleaning whilst a member of office staff brings what they require e.g. inventory item. We have cushions on the sofas, however these are fresh each changeover. Each guest receives a fresh copy of the Welcome Folder. Remote controls are disinfected each changeover.

Our Inspector's View

Windmill Lodges is a small family-owned and -run site of just seven authentic self-catering log cabins nestled around a small wildlife lake. Situated in the village of Saxtead just two miles from the market town of Framlingham, this is an ideal base for exploring Suffolk. The village pub is a stroll across the green, and a secluded hot tub on the decked veranda of each lodge is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

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5 Star Self-Catering

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Windmill Lodges
Red House Farm, Marlborough Road, Saxtead, WOODBRIDGE, SUFFOLK, IP13 9RD
Phone : 01728 685338

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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