Overview

Glamping holidays in Suffolk, Eastern England

A truly unique and bespoke cabin quietly nestled on its own private island on a lake in the heart of the Suffolk countryside.

Midweek 1 night from £90 + more price options

  • Venue: Farm

Suitability

  • Dogs Welcome
  • Child Friendly
  • Adults Only
  • Accessible
  • Camp Fires Allowed
  • Large Groups
  • Hot Tub Onsite
  • Social Distancing

Highlights

  • The only glamping spot on site
  • Stunning lake and meadow views
  • Off-grid, immersed in nature
  • Toiletries and towels included

Social distancing available at Rookery Meadow

Little Island Retreat is the only glamping spot on the property, ensuring you have privacy as well as the ability to socially distance from others during your stay. You will have access to your own eco toilet and your own shower and utility room with flushing toilet a short walk away so there are no shared facilities during your stay.

About Rookery Meadow

With your own island, lake and meadow, a stay at "Little Island Retreat" is true exclusive glamping. Our wooden cabin features a king-size bed, sink, decking area, seating, BBQ and eco toilet.

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Accommodation

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Glamping holidays in Suffolk, Eastern England - Rookery Meadow

Little Island Retreat

1 unit. Each unit sleeps 2

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Features

Onsite facilities

  • Parking

We offer true escapism with the chance to relax in nature, whilst being near enough to some creature comforts to keep you entertained. From the comfort of your cabin you can enjoy simple peace and quiet, tranquil views, lakeside walks and some of the best sunsets the county has to offer. There are no shops or pubs in the village, however, there are five pubs and a farm shop with cafe within a three-mile cycle or drive (walkable if you are happy to navigate foot paths and country roads).

Private facilities

  • BBQ
  • Kitchen - Inside
  • Kitchen - Outside
  • Picnic Tables
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Washing Up Area

The cabin features a king size bed, sink, seating, decking area and eco toilet. Solar power provides lighting, and a BBQ ensures you can make a cuppa or cook up some dinner by the lakeside. A short walk away is your shower & utility room with electric shower, flushing toilet, bathroom sink, fridge, utility sink, USB points and plug sockets for charging phones and using hair dryers. All linen, towels and toiletries are provided as are crockery, cutlery, tea, coffee, kettle and BBQ utensils.

Eco features

  • Compost Loos
  • Conservation
  • Off-Grid
  • Recycling
  • Solar Power
  • Sustainability
  • Upcycling

Little Island retreat is off-grid, powered by solar and cooking facilities are in the form of a gas BBQ. On the island there is an eco-compost loo. Inside we provide recycling bins to minimise waste. Many of the cabin’s features are created from reclaimed wood from the farm, or are upcycled from vintage farm tools. The lake is set in Rookery Meadow, a wildflower meadow that encourages natural flora and fauna. The shower and utility area includes eco toiletries and washing up liquid.

What To Bring

  • Bikes
  • Food & Drink
  • Rainwear
  • Warm Clothing
  • Wellies

The cabin is a short walk from the shower room, so we recommend bringing wellies and waterproof clothing in case of rain. Head torches and LED lanterns are provided. There are lots of cycling routes nearby and we can provide a secure area for bike storage. We can provide a welcome hamper and/or breakfast hamper at an additional cost, we recommend bringing your own food, drinks and snacks which can be stored in the fridge in the utility room or in the cool box in the glamping cabin.

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Location

  • Countryside
  • Lakeside
  • Remote
  • Rural
  • Wilderness

Distances

  • Beccles 12 miles
  • Bungay 6 miles
  • Flint Vinyard 5 miles
  • Halesworth 6 miles
  • Harleston 6 miles
  • South Elmham Minster 1 miles
  • Southwold 15 miles
  • St Peter's Brewery 1 miles

Onsite activities

  • Yoga

Activities nearby

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Sightseeing
  • Walking

Suffolk offers a great chance to walk and cycle with numerous routes including the famous Boudicca’s Way and Angles Way. Three market towns just six miles away offering a plethora of cafés, pubs, restaurants and shopping. Beccles and The Broads are 12 miles away. Local vineyards, breweries and wildlife centres offer daytime attractions for those seeking activities nearby. Guests can join in with weekly yoga classes or book a private yoga session in the farmhouse suitable for all levels.

Prices

  • Midweek 1 night £90 - £100
  • Midweek 2 nights £160 - £200
  • Midweek 3 nights £240 - £300
  • Midweek 4 nights Contact owner
  • Midweek 5 nights Contact owner
  • Weekend 2 nights £200 - £240
  • Weekend 3 nights £270 - £360
  • Weekly 7 nights Contact owner

Extras

  • Breakfast hamper for two (inc.meat) per night £20
  • Breakfast hamper for two (veggie) per night £15
  • Welcome hamper per stay £25

Notes about prices

Stay mid-week from just £95 a night. Weekend stays include Friday and Saturday nights, starting from £120 a night; we welcome one-night stays. To make your stay longer, get in touch for a discounted rate for stays of four nights or more.

Cancellation policy

Full refund for cancellations made within 48 hours of booking, if the check-in date is at least 14 days away. 50% refund for cancellations made at least 7 days before check-in. No refunds for cancellations made within 7 days of check-in.

Disclaimer

The information and photos in this listing were supplied by Robert Walpole, the owner/manager of Rookery Meadow.

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