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Bays Farm Bed & Breakfast

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Forward Green | Earl Stonham, Stowmarket IP14 5HU, England
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Ranked #1 of 8 Stowmarket B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Banbury
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Bays farm en route to Harwich and the location was perfect for us just outside Stowmarket in a very quiet village. The house is stunning and the hospitality and home cooked breakfast were all that you would expect from a place with so many positive reviews. Thoroughly recommended.

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we often have visitors stay who are en route to Harwich for a stop off before or after their big adventures cruising. Glad you enjoyed staying with us and found the quietness of our little village to your liking. Thank you very much again for not only staying with us but for your positive... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We're a young couple (from Barcelona) who love the English countryside and especially Suffolk. Normally during our breaks out and about the UK we stay in b&b's of several prices, and we can honestly say this is the first time we've found the price we paid was perfectly fair. Bays Farm is an outstanding B&B, and we've been to many... More

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks you two for your great review and for us it was lovely to have you both to stay and to hear how you love England and visiting all our historical buildings, we loved hearing about your insatiable interest in our history. On the matter about the pillows we do offer all sorts of options but I guess we need... More

worcester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all would we would like to apologise for our late review. We only stayed one night because we were on our way to a cruise leaving from harwich. Bay's farm is quite exceptional, quite the best B&B we have stayed in. As others have said nothing was too much trouble for Stephanie and Richard. We only wanted a... More

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and no need to apologise for any lateness, hope your cruise was a success and you enjoyed it as much as others you have taken. Our summer house is still being used - particularly good in the slightly cooler evenings - the heating and lighting enables us to extend time outside for a little longer... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bay's Farm is one of the best B&B's we have ever stayed in. The location, the service, the food and the room couldn't be improved upon. Nothing was too much trouble for Stephanie and Richard and the attention to detail was unbelievable! We would love to go back there anytime and are confident that it will be just as perfect... More

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your review - we loved having you both to stay and glad we did the trick in terms of you both having a break. We'd love to see you again in the future if you are ever our way. More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful B&B! Great rooms-Nespresso machines in each too! Best breakfast (continental and cooked) complete with Sunday papers available to read. Really friendly owners. Can't recommend highly enough!

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the review - glad you and your friends enjoyed your fleeting stay with us - hopefully if you are ever visiting Suffolk in the future you will stay with us again. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the separate Hayloft room which exceeded expectations nice to have a separate seating area and balcony overlooking the orchard. Loads of added extras you would expect from a 5 star rated property. We had supper on the first evening at Bays Farm which was excellent and great value, the 2nd evening we ate at the Shepard & dog... More

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Thank you for the review - glad you enjoyed our supper and also The Shepherd and Dog - Lizzie and Greig are a lovely young couple making a good job of our local pub, now becoming very busy that we generally have to book to enjoy their excellent food. Pleased you enjoyed the garden - we opened the garden to... More

Banstead
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This charming 17th century farmhouse has been restored to a very high standard by the present owners. Our cream room overlooking the duck pond and pretty garden was very cosy and the en-suite bathroom up-to-date and spotlessly clean. The breakfasts were wonderful and an evening meal was provided upon request which we enjoyed with fresh vegetables and soft fruits from... More

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - our lovely builder will glow when he hears how you appreciated the restoration of our farmhouse in which he was instrumental not only with ideas but carrying out the work too. We are trying to keep all our soft fruits and vegetables going from the garden - hopefully for another month! Thank you once... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent stay in the 'Hayloft' Suite with superb breakfasts and evening meals on two ocassions. Our hosts were very friendly. This is a beautiful place to stay with a garden to explore or relax in. We would be more than happy to rerturn.

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Thank you for your review - hope you will be able to return to see us on another occasion - glad you enjoyed the garden and our evening meals too! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fabulous B & B. We didn't want to leave! The owners are so friendly and we couldn't have been made more welcome. It was Christmas time and the House was decorated beaufully. Our room was lovely, the food was superb and we had 3 wonderful nights sleep. We can't recommend this highly enough.

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we are now turning our heads to Christmas this year (and how we will be decorating the house - each year we try and come up with something a little different). Watch our for 'Bays Farm goings on' under the events tab on our website! More

Toronto
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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attention to detail shows through everywhere. The 'blue' room was lovely with comfy bed, spacious bathroom and great views of the lush gardens, Delicious breakfasts and lovely spot for a casual dinner. Our base for visits to Lavenham, Beth Chatto's Gardens and Adleburgh. Would highly recommend a stay here.

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and really pleased you had a great time visiting all the beautiful and varied gardens in our vicinity and even meeting with Beth Chatto! More

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Address: Forward Green | Earl Stonham, Stowmarket IP14 5HU, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Stowmarket
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Bays Farm Bed & Breakfast 5*
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Lavish restoration has turned this charming 17th-century farmhouse into a quality destination. A moat and 4 acres of recently re-designed gardens which open under the National Garden Scheme surround the property. The interior has a wealth of oak beams and the individually designed bedrooms are luxuriously furnished and each have en-suite facilities. The newly opened Hayloft is beautifully appointed and offers a sitting area along with its own balcony looking over the orchard. Breakfasts are served in the oak-beamed dining room. ... more   less 
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