The Local Area
Grove Farm is situated 3.5 miles from the attractive Suffolk market town of Halesworth with its large Co-operative supermarket and good selection of shops.
Local atractions include the lovely seaside town of Southwold with its sand and pebble beach, newly rebuilt pier and of course the famous beach huts. Also Walberswick (our favourite) a ten minute drive and short walk across rabbit mown grass and sand dunes to a lovely sandy beach. Have fun catching crabs on the bridge by the car park (a piece of string with a weight and a piece of bacon tied to it is all you need). Even closer is Dunwich with its pebble beach, less busy than the others and the beach side fish and chip shop is well worth a visit in the summer.
For more information on where to go and what to do in the local area around Grove Farm have a look at the following sites:
The Westleton Crown, nr Southwold.
All of the benefits of a genuine local can be found in the bar where the welcome is warm, the atmosphere relaxed, and plenty of local ales are consumed. Alternatively you can enjoy our sophisticated, imaginative menu and extensive wine list served in our elegant dining room, cosy parlour or stylish conservatory.”
The Bell Inn, Walberswick.
Recommended by Which? Best Pub Guide 2004, The Good Pub Guide 2004 and Les Routiers Hotel & Restaurant Guide 2004.
“The 600 year old Bell Inn is situated…near to the village green and a stone’s throw from the beach. It’s peace and tranquility have always been popular with visitors to this part of Suffolk.”
The Ship, Dunwich.
Once a haunt of smugglers, The Ship Inn isn’t just a great place to eat, drink, relax and get away from it all.
The Star Inn, Wenhaston.
Set in the beautiful rolling Suffolk countryside, The Star Inn is a cosy village pub in Wenhaston, located four miles from the sea and the lost village of Dunwich it is also close to the historic church of Blythburgh.
Country Cuisine, Saxmundham.
Emma Crowhurst, Suffolk.
Emma is an experienced chef and has previously taught at Leith’s School of Food and Wine in London. She hosts cookery courses throughout the region as well as having her own private catering company in Suffolk.
The Crown Inn, Snape.
Arabella Reeve Catering
High quality outside caterers with a wealth of experience in catering for all types of occasions including weddings, birthdays, large dinner parties, cocktail parties & corporate events.
Food & Drink
Giggler Cider, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Giggler cider is grown pressed and bottled at Grove Farm by owner Tim Chapman. Why not order a case which will be chilled ready for your arrival. Please email us for more information.
Emmerdale Farm Shop, Darsham.
Richardson’s Smokehouse, Orford.
Pinney’s Of Orford
Sole Bay Fish Company, Southwold.
Co -operative Food, Halesworth. Tel: 01986 872386.
Tesco, Beccles. Tel: 0845 6779870.
Waitrose, Saxmundham. Tel: 01728 603004.
K W Clarke, Bramfield Butchers
K. W. Clarke butchers, a traditional family business located in the delightful village of Bramfield, is justly famous for the high quality, locally produced range of meats served in the shop located on the edge of the village.
Lawson’s Delicatessen, Aldeburgh, Tel: 01728 454052.
Lawson’s Delicatessen is an award winning delicatessen in Aldeburgh on the Suffolk.
North Manor Equestrian Centre, Bramfield. Tel: 01986 784552.
Halesworth Golf Club, Bramfield Road.
“Situated on the outskirts of Halesworth in approximately 174 acres of undulating hills in the beautiful Suffolk countryside…You will be assured of a great day out at Halesworth Golf Club”.
Thorpeness Golf Course, Aldeburgh.
“Designed by James Braid and built in 1922. It is a coastal heathland course offering a tough challenge to all levels of player. The course winds through silverbirch, pine trees, gorse and heather…one of the Top 100 Courses in the British Isles”.
Ufford Park Golf Course, Woodbridge.
“Voted in the top 40 ‘winter golf courses in Great Britain’ by ‘Todays Golfer’ magazine and Now home to The PGA Euro pro Tour (October 2003 & 2004)…All golfers are welcome to enjoy the challenge of our 18 hole, par 71 (s.s 71) course which has been designed to professional standards”.
Costal Voyager, Southwold.
“The new experience from Sail Southwold…From short, high speed, fun trips around Sole bay…to longer full days trips perhaps as far as Scroby Sands to see the seals.”
High Lodge, Saxmundham.
“Built and designed by 3 times World Champion clay shooter, John Bidwell, this family run business combines world class shooting facilities with a 9 hole golf course, fishing lakes stocked with specimen coarse fish, archery and air-rifle shooting.”
Ellough Park Raceway, near Beccles.
“At 800 x 7.5m, is the region’s biggest and fastest kart circuit…For novices and/or youngsters we can provide ‘restricted’ pro-karts and cadet karts.”
Clarice House, Ipswich.
“However you choose to relax, Clarice House is the perfect retreat. Our classic country houses in parkland settings offer a unique ambience, worlds apart from everyday concerns. They each have an exclusive Health and Fitness Club, Health, Beauty and Hair Salons and Day Spa facilities.”
Ufford Park Spa, Woodbridge.
“We recently introduced a state-of-the-art Thermal Suite. This comprises of a series of luxurious heating and cooling experiences, which when taken in conjunction with beauty treatments with our team of qualified therapists, means that we are regarded as one of the finest Spa’s in East Anglia.”
Sanctuary at Southwold, Southwold.
Lavenders of Bungay Beauty Salon, Bungay. Tel:01986 894222.
Pamper Party organiser and a mobile beauty business providing a variety of packages and services delivered directly to your door.
Suffolk Massage Therapy
Enjoy spa treatments in the comfort of your holiday home with our collection of holistic massages and facials.
Suffolk Hot Tub Hire
Hot tub hire by the day or week.
Suffolk Wildlife Park, 3 miles south of Lowestoft.
Voted Top Suffolk Family Attraction by the Good Britain Guide. “See rhinos, zebras, ostriches, giraffes and antelope wandering freely together, just as they would in the wild!”
Field Farm Fisheries, Beccles.
Hammond Group, Halesworth. Local car hire.
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