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Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We visited Bays farm for one night after booking it online. We were not at all disappointed. We stayed in a quaint but spacious room with everything you could possibly require. The ensuite was large and well equiped too. Our breakfast was lovely and they were happy to supply excellent vegan options. Great location, easy parking, lovely garden to explore....

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Brentwood
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited Suffolk for the weekend to celebrate our anniversary and decided to try Bays Farm B&B, having read all the great reviews. What a find! Arriving on a chilly December evening we were warmly greeted by Stephanie who showed us the cosy drawing room and atmospheric 17th century dining room both of which are for use by guests. We...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very relaxing overnight stay in the Shepherds Hut at Bays Farm. Stephanie and Richard are very welcoming, kind hosts who made us a beautiful evening meal and an equally scrumptious breakfast. The Hut was very well equipped with cosy little luxury touches that made our short stay a perfect home from home. We had a lovely relaxing...

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Country B&B and Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and also for coming to stay with us in our lovely Shepherds Hut which is so very cosy at all times but especially now the winter evenings are drawing in. Whilst the Shepherd Hut has a great woodburner to boost the heating, if necessary or just to enjoy, the Hut has excellent ambient heating to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful accommodation and we were made to feel so welcome by Stephanie and Richard. We stayed in the Cream Room. It was comfy, cosy and had everything we needed, complete with Nespresso machine. We only sampled the breakfast menu which was incredible. Fresh fruit, juices, tea and coffee and cooked items too. Everything was made on site or locally sourced....

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Country B&B and Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a really great review and we really loved having you both to stay. Your wife mentioned to us that her ideal Christmas present was a relaxing stay away and not too far from home and from what you have said we ticked the box. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in the...

Stowmarket, Suffolk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five friends of ours stayed at Bays Farm in mid November and all of them raved about the quality of their rooms and facilities. We joined them for afternoon tea one day and breakfast the next day and the food, served by excellent and couteous hosts, was superb. Bays Farm is comfortable, cosy and luxurious.

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Country B&B and Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for your review which covers the whole weekend. Our reviewer did not stay - although she was here much of the time as it was her special birthday and she arranged for guests to stay - we provided afternoon tea for all guests and our reviewer's family for the arrival day. The following day we cooked breakfast for...

Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Bays Farm for four nights. Our room (and bed) was very comfortable and everything was so clean. The breakfast was lovely, very well cooked and tasty. The location was perfect for travelling to various locations in Suffolk. All in all a perfect week.

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Country B&B and Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for staying with us and we are so very glad you had a lovely short break with us. Around the time you stayed with us we received our Quality in Tourism (Visit England in old money) review where an anonymous visitor stays and we are so really pleased to have retained our 5 Stars...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one night at Bays Farm and can say it was the best B&B experience we've had so far in the UK. The house is very nicely decorated, with plenty of attention to detail. Our room was extremely clean and seemed recently renovated. In spite of the cold weather, the entire house was warm and pleasant at all times....

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Country B&B and Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We redecorate the house every year, sometimes parts are completely renovated to keep Bays Farm fresh and up to date with new technology - at present, where possible, we are introducing USB sockets in the rooms. Bays Farm is warm - always warm - I am a cold morsel and love it to be very...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 2 night stay was relaxed, cosy and comfortable. Stephanie and Richard were the best of hosts. We had to apologise for coming down to breakfast with minutes to spare but couldn't help it because the bed was far too comfortable! Very impressive gardens and produce with quiet nights. Close enough to visit other pubs, villages and towns around the...

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Country B&B and Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for reviewing us and for your comments re the beds - they are very important to keep not only in good order but all parts regularly laundered and that goes down to the toppers, duvets and pillows. All the bedding is regularly checked and on a regular basis the whole lot replaced! Bays Farm is...

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Bays Farm but hopefully not our last. What a total delight! From the gorgeous location to the warm welcome we received from Stephanie and Richard. The house and grounds were beautifully maintained and we had a relaxed and cosseted time in lovely surroundings. We cannot recommend the spacious and modern Hayloft highly enough -...

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Country B&B and Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for your really excellent review and we enjoyed having you both to stay so very much. Glad you were able to explore the Suffolk countryside which you had not visited in the past. Gardening is our other passion, apart from looking after guests, and we are now working hard in the garden to bring it up to speed...

Moulton, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Had a wonderful 3 night stay in the cream room.Richard and Stephanie warmly welcomed us and were fantastic hosts making sure the stay was as good as could be.The property is beautiful ,mixing old and modern to perfection.Breakfast was superb with a fantastic choice.Fully deserves 5star reviews. Would love to stay again.

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Baysfarm, Owner at Bays Farm Country B&B and Kitchen, responded to this review

Thankyou for your 5 stars and for confirming you agree with the 5 star reviews we receive - we really appreciate them and we do work so very hard to ensure we are at the top of the game in terms of looking after our guests, ensuring the house is in tip top condition - incidentally recently verified at the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lavish restoration has turned this charming 17th-century farmhouse into a quality destination. The most recent changes have seen the addition of a separate shower in the Blue Room and an upgrade to a King Size bed in the Cream Room. 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 Hayloft is beautifully appointed and offers a comfortable lounge area along with its own balcony looking over the orchard. Possibly the most luxurious Shepherd Hut in the country is located in the wild flower garden and overlooks the newly landscaped moat. Why not sample the luxury of Bays Farm but with the individuality of a special shepherd hut experience. Bays Farms is very pleased to have been reviewed by our guests as the #1 5* B&B in East Anglia for the last three years (Trip Advisor 2013 - 2016). Why not come and experience a stay at Bays Farm? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bays Farm Country B&B and Kitchen

Address: Forward Green | Earl Stonham, Stowmarket IP14 5HU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Stowmarket
Price Range: $97 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bays Farm Country B&B and Kitchen 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“The Blue Room has the best bed I have ever slept in!”
 of 5 bubbles 38jec, 1 week ago | Read review
“All the rooms are beautiful, but the Hay Loft is extra special.”
 of 5 bubbles 765honeypot, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Hayloft suite, a few paces from the main house, over a traditional styled garage. Spacious, modern fittings, while retaining a rural charm.”
 of 5 bubbles colinm135, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“Blue room at the front has fantastic bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles Rozmac, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“The Pink room was fabulous.... ”
 of 5 bubbles 663phild, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
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