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We wrote a blog that described building Five Acre Barn, which you can visit here 

This blog continues our journey - running the bed and breakfast, planting out the garden and, of course, discovering the beauty of the Suffolk coast.

...please join us!

By David / 18/09/2018

Out on the prairie

We have some grand ambitions for the garden bordering by the guest sundecks - which will eventually become a deep...

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By David / 02/09/2018

Stage and Screen

Aldeburgh really punches above it's weight in so many ways.  Two great illustrations of this are High Tide (11-16 September)...

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By David / 07/08/2018

Carnival!!

Aldeburgh is fortunate in being one of the few towns that has managed to continue its carnival tradition when so...

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By David / 24/07/2018

Beach Life

Now we don't pretend that the North Sea Coast owes much to the Mediterranean of Ibiza or the Greek Islands...

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By David / 09/07/2018

Latitude Attitude

Most people wouldn't associate our neck of the woods with contemporary music - for most its all about the classical...

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By David / 14/06/2018

Bloomin’ lovely

During the building of our new guest wing, it was a pretty much impossible to develop the garden.  Any gardener...

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By David / 30/05/2018

We would like to thank….

Our architect Greg Blee (www.bleehalligan.co.uk) asked whether we wanted to be entered into the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects)...

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By David / 21/05/2018

Suffolk Open Studios

We have been very lucky in our three years in Suffolk to have been admitted as 'honorary' members of the...

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By David / 30/04/2018

Bluebell bonanza

 We like to say to guests welcome to 'sunny Suffolk'.  For the most part this is true, as Suffolk is...

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By David / 08/04/2018

Happy Birthday Five Acre Barn

It's hard to believe that our first guests checked in exactly twelve months ago - 8 April 2017 (even harder...

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By David / 20/03/2018

Down on the Farm

We are very lucky to have a public footpath at the bottom of the garden that takes guests, eager to...

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By David / 07/03/2018

Murmuration Mania

With a much heralded blast from the Siberian Tundra beginning to make itself felt, it was tempting to snuggle up...

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