Have a wonderful experience with the family, glamping in North Suffolk in the Waveney valley, 5 minutes from the beautiful market town with of Beccles and 20 minutes from Southwold. Dawn Chorus Holidays is run by the Bradshaw family on a small working farm, with laying chickens, sheep and cows in a beautiful rural location in north Suffolk.
We have 2 luxury tented lodges that can sleep a family of six to eight people in style with hot running water, electric, wood burning cooker complimented with an electric stove and private toilet and shower.
We also have three shepherds huts for that romantic retreat, a family get away or somewhere to put your head down, after cycling or walking all day. They are fully insulated and heated so what ever the weather they are warm and cosy. They all have there own showers and toilet, so no running across a field at night!
If you would like to really put your feet up, why don’t you order a stew on arrival or have a full English breakfast delivered to your door. You will delight in the space, fresh air and seeing how a working farm works. This is a time to get away from all things modern and resort back to nature.
THE TENTED LODGES
Our two luxury tented lodges, Chaffinch and Goldfinch are equipped to the highest of standards, true luxury under canvas.
Based around African safari tents they are perfect for families to get close to nature and with all the comfort of a permanent structure, but the lodges preserve the romance and atmosphere of a tent.
The lodges are very comfortable and include bedding, towels and everything you require to make your stay special.
The tents sleep up to eight people but two on a sofa bed. For those warm summer evenings there is an outdoor seating/table with BBQ/firepit.
From £135 per night minimum stay two nights. Pets are welcome at a small extra charge.
THE SHEPHERDS HUTS
Our three huts are hand built using traditional methods. Each one offering something different with outdoor living with a twist of luxury and comfort. All out huts have a bespoke kitchen area, and a well thought out shower/toilet area as well as being fully insulated and heated.
Norfolk Horn is suitable for 2 people and is decorated and equipped to the highest of standard any shepherd would be very envious. It comes with a bespoke kitchen area with integrated full-size fridge, a luxury shower/toilet area, a electric heater that will keep you warm even on those chillier nights. Luxury cotton bedding and fluffy towels are included for your comfort. For those warm summer evenings there is a private outdoor seating/table with BBQ/firepit.
From £72 per night. Sorry NO PETS
Texel is suitable for 2 people and 2 small children no taller than 110cm. Again the hut is decorated and equipped to the highest of standard and comes with a bespoke kitchen area with integrated full-size fridge, a luxury shower/toilet area, electric heater that will keep you warm even on those chiller nights. Luxury cotton bedding and fluffy towels are included for your comfort. For those warm summer evenings there is a private outdoor seating/table with BBQ/firepit.
From £72 per night. Sorry NO PETS
South Down is our largest hut 21ft x 8ft it is suitable for up to 4 people and well behaved pets. Decorated and equipped to the highest standard it comprises of bespoke kitchen area with integrated full-size fridge. The luxury shower room/toilet area is also very spacious. The King size bed folds away to reveal seating/dinning area. There is plenty of storage throughout the hut. Luxury cotton bedding and fluffy Egyptian towels are included for your comfort. For those warm summer evenings there is a private outdoor seating/table with BBQ/firepit area
From £82 per night. Well behaved pets are welcome at additional charge of £10 per stay.
THE LOCAL AREA
Your Dawn Chorus glamping accommodation provides the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful and exciting local area. There’s just so much to see and do. For starters, if you fancy some exercise in the fresh Suffolk air, there are 4 circular walks available from the farm varying from 4 – 10 miles. Below are many more activities that you can enjoy on your Dawn Chorus glamping holiday. We are located in the small village of Barsham, just 2 miles west from the beautiful market town of Beccles on the Suffolk/Norfolk border. We are also very close to the Angles Way, an ideal place for walkers to stay. Take a relaxing trip on the Big Dog Ferry. The river Waveney, the Locks Pub and the Wherry is a 30 minute walk and is part of one of our circular walks. In nearby Beccles you will find the outdoor heated swimming pool (the Lido) and a superb selection of shops and banks. Boat hire is available from Beccles and canoe hire is available from Bungay. In the nearby market town of Bungay (7 miles) you could visit the Flixton Air Museum, the castle, or the indoor pool. We are just 20 minutes from the popular seaside resorts of Southwold and Great Yarmouth and just 40 minutes from the delightful historic city of Norwich.
Other attractions in the area include
- Snape Maltings
- Beccles Lido
- Somerleyton Hall & Gardens
- Dunwich Heath Coastal Centre
- Powerboat trips at sea
- Latitude Music Festival
- Betsie Jane River Tours
- Beccles Lido
- Pleasurewood Hills
- Africa Alive
- Thrigby Wildlife Gardens
- Waveney River Centre
- Sealife Centre, Great Yarmouth
- The Museuim of The Norfolk Broads
- East Anglia Transport Museum
- Dinosaur Adventure Park
TWO SELF CATERING COTTAGES ALSO AVAILABLE !
SHEPHERDS HUTS from £72 per night
TENTED LODGES from £135 per night