Situated in the heart of the tranquil village of Boxford in Suffolk, The Old Forge offers a truly special holiday hideaway in a unique location.
Stay in Boxford, Suffolk
The Old Forge studio is a unique, 15th Century holiday retreat. Opposite the stunning flint Church in the village of Boxford its the ideal place to relax and explore Suffolk.
The Studio, has a private entrance into an open plan living/dining area with a small kitchenette. Up the winding staircase is a romantic vaulted, beamed bedroom and ensuite. The space is small but has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Well equipped with utensils and cooking equipment, including a full-size oven, small fridge/freezer, microwave, and a table to eat or work. Good Wi-Fi, a TV/DVD player, and many books to idle away your days. It provides the perfect bolthole to visit the beautiful surrounding countryside and villages. More details about the amenities can be found by clicking here. We are dog friendly and welcome well-behaved pets.
Boxford is a medieval village with a thriving community. It has two good pubs, a fantastic cafe, well stocked post office with a great fresh veg and deli, and butchers. There is also a beauticians and hairdresser.
Nestled between the market towns of Hadleigh and Sudbury, Boxford is close to Kersey, Lavenham, Stoke by Nayland, Dedham (Constable country) and Long Melford making it an ideal spot from which to explore the area. There are many footpaths leading from Boxford to ramble across the fields. And a choice of pretty country lanes with varied and interesting routes by bike. We can store bikes in our cart lodge around the back.
Picturesque bike routes surround us, winding country lanes along circular routes. Undercover storage available (stored at your own risk).
Free Wifi during your stay
One well behaved dog welcome to stay. £20 charge per stay. Dogs must not be left alone and are not permitted upstairs or on furniture.
Walks straight outside the door in all directions with pubs & pretty villages to explore.
Double bed with crisp Egyptian cotton linen. Soft fluffy towels provided.
The key is left in key safe for flexible and convenient arrival times.
Old Felixstowe is our favourite beach or the golden sands of Frinton, both accessible in under an hour. Aldeburgh, Southwold & Walberswick are about 1.5/2 hours drive.
Dedham & Flatford, renowned as Constable country, Long Melford & Clare for antiques, Cavendish, Lavenham, Kersey, Hadleigh. All within easy reach.
The medieval village of Lavenham is nearby as is Bury St Edmund's with its Cathedral, pretty gardens, Georgian architecture & smart shops. Cambridge just over an hour.
Castles & Churches
Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds hold weekly markets. Local farmer's market information click here.
As a county it is hard to beat. Big skies, breath taking countryside. Interesting historical sites, nature reserves & a wonderful coastline. Slow the pace down in Suffolk.
What our guests say about us
"The property is absolutely fantastic! Gorgeous interiors, perfectly equipped - a Suffolk village haven. I couldn't have asked for more. It's so cozy and homely - the furniture and fittings were beautiful." Olivia 2021