“The Glen”, is a Grade II happy family home. Our aim is to make everyone feel welcome when they arrive and enjoy your time spent here. The Glen dates back to...
Where is it?
We are in the heart of the village, looking over the green to the spires of Melford Hall, minutes from the huge 12th century local Church (you can hear the bells on sunday morning) with the bustling village centre just 5 minutes walk away with 3 gastro pubs, an award winning local butcher, a tiny bakery, Co-op supermarket, many beauty salons offering massage/pedicure/facials, antique & gift shops galore, tea rooms, vintage & smart clothes shops.
Long Melford is in the heart of Constable country & has two stately homes within 5 minutes walk of the cottage, Melford Hall & tudor moated Kentwell Hall.
There is horse riding, a fishing lake, golf courses and gyms all within 15 mins drive.
Sudbury 10 minutes away offers a train station (1.15 hrs to London), huge Waitrose, a leisure centre with large pool, gym etc, Gainsborough's House museum and beautiful walks around the water meadows, with the old Mill & Millpond, complete with ducks & cattle.
Lavenham (10 minutes away) is the setting for many films with it's original tudor buildings & street pattern, offering a small museum & stunning Guildhall with a great farmer's market.
Bury St Edmunds with its scenic Abbeygate Gardens, busy medieval market centre, cinemas, great independent shopping etc is 20 mins away.
Cambridge is 50 mins (has park & ride) offering fine architecture, lively free music scene, punting on the river Cam, college tours (free evensong at Kings College most days) with first rate shopping & a famous saturday market.
Wykken vineyard (40 mins away) is an award winning winery in a stunning tudor setting and one of the best restaurants and bookshops/giftshops in Suffolk.
Southwold, Aldburgh and the atmospheric Suffolk coast made famous by Britten & Turner is only 90 minutes away & makes a great day trip.
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