Holiday Cottages in Suffolk | Michael Paul Holidays


Self-catering holiday in Suffolk

Holiday in Suffolk

Suffolk is a place of beauty, with lovely beaches and breathtaking countryside, and an ideal choice for a UK holiday. Music fans will be spoilt for choice at the number of music events and festivals happening in the region. Latitude Festival takes place at Henham Park in Southwold during July and the popular FolkEast festival at Glemham Hall in August. Other attractions in the area include the medieval village of Lavenham, Framlingham Castle and its market town, Sutton Hoo in Sutton near Woodbridge and Landguard Fort in Felixstowe - or why not try the unique Orford Castle near Ipswich with its strange folklore?

Award winning holidays

Converted Barns in Suffolk

Stay in an amazing barn conversion in Suffolk like Rose Barn near Hadleigh with its spectacular countryside views and outdoor swimming pool. High vaulted wood-beamed ceilings with mezzanine balconies and open-plan living give it a light and airy feel for a relaxing holiday. 

Unusual Holiday Homes in Suffolk

Suffolk is a destination rich in interesting and unusual holiday homes like Woodland Retreat, this quirky wooden Shepherd's Hut in a secluded woodland setting near Framlingham. Complete with all mod cons and pretty, stylish decor, it's a perfect cosy and romantic hideaway for two.

Holiday Cottages in Suffolk

There are some beautiful holiday cottages in Suffolk like this self-contained wing of Witnesham Hall, an historic Tudor house with a swimming pool and tennis courts in the countryside near Ipswich. A relaxing rural setting from which you can simply stroll across the fields to the nearest pub. 

About Suffolk

Located just 90 minutes from London, the county of Suffolk is easily accessible by both road and train and offers the perfect base for long weekends and holidays throughout the year. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing couple’s break or an energetic weekend away with family and friends, Suffolk has plenty to keep everyone entertained. From watching the sunset on the River Orwell to letting off some steam at Brandon Country Park and hitting the high street in Beccles, you’re bound to enjoy a trip that you’ll never forget. For fine dining, visit Maison Bleue in Bury St Edmunds, or for a sumptuous afternoon tea, head to Salthouse Harbour Hotel and sample local delicacies at Suffolk Food Hall. Suffolk has the perfect mix of coast and countryside, history and culture, making it a great UK holiday destination. 

Things to do in Suffolk

Thetford Forest


Walking, cycling and nature enthusiasts should head to beautiful Thetford Forest with its range of family-friendly trails, and wild deer and hares.

Orford Heritage Pub Trail


The Orford Heritage Pub Trail is a 5.5-mile walk along some of Suffolk’s coastal highlights with refreshment opportunities at the various pubs along the way!

Preserved Medieval village

Lavenham Suffolk

Explore Lavenham, England’s best-preserved Medieval village with crooked, half-timbered cottages seen in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows film.

Framlingham Castle

Suffolk Framlingham Castle

Discover the medieval magnificence of Framlingham Castle, the late 12th-century castle surrounded by parkland and estates in the lovely market town of Framlingham. 

5 Reasons to Book a Holiday in Suffolk

1. If you love the great outdoors, get out and explore Thetford Forest, Waveny Valley and The Shotley Peninsula.

2. For culture, visit Gainsborough House, the former home of the painter Thomas Gainsborough.

3. For history, discover the Anglo-Saxon Sutton Hoo, Orford Castle with its unique shape and strange folklore, and Landguard Fort in Felixstowe.

4. Well-connected with a number of road and train links, there is a great variety of interesting self-catering holiday homes in Suffolk.

5. Visit Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park for fun family rides, entertaining shows and events, plus a new indoor soft play area and sensory room.