1 Barracks Cottages

Sleeps 2 Bedrooms 1 Dogs 0

A grade II listed building, Barracks cottage is situated in the village of Henstead allowing excellent access to the Norfolk broads and attractions such as Southwold beach, Framlingham Castle and Minsmere nature reserve. The cottage has been renovated to a high quality but retains many original features such as its Oak beams and an inglenook fireplace.

  • Size: Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedroom
  • Nearest beach: Less than 3 miles
  • Will consider: Short breaks
  • Access: Car advised
  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Nearest amenities: 4 miles
  • Pets: No pets allowed
  • Smoking: Not allowed at this property
  • Luxuries: DVD player, CD player/radio woodburner.
  • General: Electric storage heaters and woodburning stove heating, TV. Due to layout of cottage, the owner does not consider this to be suitable for a baby or child. Guests should be aware that the cottage does have some low level features and care should be taken at all times.
  • Standard: Kettle, Toaster, Iron
  • Utilities: Electric cooker, Fridge, Icebox, Microwave, Dishwasher, Washing machine
  • Rooms: Double bedroom, Lounge/Diner, Studio, Shower room
  • Beds: One King sized bed
  • Other: Linen and towels provided, Studio with books and games. Safe storage for bikes.
  • Outdoors: Side enclosed garden, paved seating area
  • Access: Private parking for a single car.

You may need to pay an Accidental Damage Deposit or Accidental Damage Deposit Waiver for this property. Where applicable we will contact you in good time before your holiday with further details and to take payment.


"Nice comfortable cottage, friendly welcome from Ann & David. Usual good service from Suffolk Secrets."

May 2015

"Stunning building and location, excellent value for money would highly recommend to all."

Jun 2015

"Our hosts were very welcoming and we loved the peace and quiet."

Jul 2015

"The cottage was wonderful, so well kept and the standard of furnishings and fittings was very high. This added to the enjoyment of my holiday. As it is quite a remote location I was pleased to have the owners nearby, they were friendly but unobtrusive. I enjoyed the muffins and delicious cooked pears from their garden."

Sep 2015

"Very good hospitality. Dave and Anne were delightful people"

Sep 2015

"The cottage we stayed at was lovely, ideal for us for the week. It was immaculate inside, warm and comfortable and the owners are very welcoming, friendly and extremely helpful."

Oct 2015

"Stunning, romantic cottage getaway furnished brilliantly and the couple Mr and Mrs Curran were amazing hosts and made us feel so welcomed. Thank you."

Nov 2015

"Clearly loved and very clean - it was the perfect place for a relaxing, quiet time."

Jan 2016

"The property is everything one would wish for a complete getaway. It has an oldie world charm, the log fire oozed heat and comfort. All rooms in the cottage are maintained to a high standard. The owners are charming."

Jan 2016

"Our stay was enhanced by the friendliness of the owners."

Apr 2016

"Our 2nd visit, still as quiet, peaceful and beautiful as we remember. The owners of Barrack Cottage's are friendly warm welcoming people."

May 2016

"The property is lovely and the owners very kind and friendly."

Sep 2016

"Beautiful property, very clean with everything you could wish for a relaxing holiday. The kitchen was very well equipped with plenty of cutlery, crockery, glasses and more!! A lovely welcome of fresh eggs, home-made muffins, flowers and milk from Mr Curran, our friendly and helpful host. Excellent facilities in all areas of the cottage. We would highly recommend this property for couples wishing to explore Suffolk. "

Sep 2017

"Thank you for a lovely stay. Very peaceful. Many thanks for eggs and baking on arrival. "

Jul 2017

"Many thanks for the peaceful and relaxing stay in this lovely cottage. "

Jul 2017

"Yet another wonderful holiday at Barracks Cottage. Our 6th year and we hope to have many more. "

Jun 2017

"Have had a lovely stay. Beautiful, clean and comfortable cottage. Ideal restful location. Thank you for the warm welcome and delicious eggs and muffins. "

May 2017

"We thought the property was excellent and everything was very well thought out. "

May 2018

"On arrival we were greeted by the owners .The cottage is surrounded by farms and countryside Every thing is good quality the bed is LARGE we spent time museing how it was put up the stairs ,the coast is about 7 miles drive through lovely Suffolk ,Southwold and Woodbridge are worth a visit ,Our favourite area is Minsmere and Dunwich Heath and beach."

May 2018

"The owners were charming and very friendly and the house was exceptionally equipped, down to having loo paper and cleaning products. It was spotlessly clean and comfortable. The welcome gifts of milk, eggs and cakes were very much appreciated and we made used of the free logs for the woodburner."

Jun 2018

"Owners are extremely welcoming and friendly, couldn't ask for better."

Jul 2018

"Lovely cottage, clean and comfortable. We had a very friendly welcome from the hosts Dave and Anne who live next door. We appreciated the muffins, eggs and fruit which they supplied. They have an amazing garden which is full of dahlias at this time of year. All-in-all we would highly recommend this cottage. "

Sep 2018

"It’s really well equipped and comfortable "

Oct 2018

"Great character. Perfect for two people."

Jan 2019

"Beautiful, quiet location and very helpful hosts. "

May 2019

"Great hospitality from the owners. The best cottage we have stayed at in Suffolk. Will consider returning in another year."

Jun 2019

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