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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed in Gardeners Den. The location of this property could not be better to explore the Suffolk Coast, and the view down the garden and over the River estuary could be enjoyed from both the patio doors downstairs and the bedroom. The accommodation was tasteful and cosy, and well equipped. There was a lovely welcome basket and fresh flowers... More 

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Ponteland, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

As the title says, this could be so much better. We stayed at the Gardeners Den, which is a one bedroom cottage catering for couples. The location is picturesque, peaceful and an ideal place to just relax. The River Alde is just outside your back door and many places to go for walks are right on your doorstep. A perfect... More 

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Uk
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Lovely week at the old mill house cottage. Very easy access to sites along the coast but at the same time amazingly peaceful and secluded. The river is at the bottom of the garden and a great place to take a cup of tea and watch the tide or sunrise and set. There are plentiful walks from the doorstep out... More 

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Just had 6 days in one of the cottages, a walk through the garden and find tranquility down by the river. Lovely walk to the malting past lovely birds. No hassle. Just peace. Time to reflect life. Just beautiful sunsets over the water. nice walks fairly nearby

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We wanted a peaceful retreat where we could recharge our batteries and our cottage at Iken Barnes was perfect. I have never been anywhere so peaceful. The incredibly beautiful views of the River Alde, just 2 minutes from our door were breath taking and we saw all sorts of wildlife - including seals and a Little Owl 😊 Having the... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We were looking for a picturesque spot to spend a week and Iken Barns is perfectly situated on the Alde estuary. The view from the Gardeners cottage to the estuary is great and also a perfect place to watch the wildlife making good use of the large lawned area, Little Owls included. The standard of some aspects of the cottage... More 

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IkenBarns, Manager at Iken Barns, responded to this review

Hi I am sorry that you were disappointed by any of the aspects of Gardeners Den. As you say it is a great spot to watch wildlife from. Gardeners Den will be refurbished over the winter and we will be able to address some of the issues you have raised that we cannot act on immediately. I am glad you... More 

Dereham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

IKen Barns to me is pure heaven. My 2 dogs can come on holiday with us, as the walking in the area is so nice that is a real bonus. We have stayed in several of the barns over the years and they are all wonderful. Full of character, clean, warm and cosy. The view from the frontline properties is... More 

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Norfolk
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Wow, just got back from 4 nights at Iken Barns, it was brilliant. Greenacres barn was clean, warm and just what we needed for a relaxing long weekend. The location took our breath away as we walked Scooby the black lab down to the estuary. The agents are Suffolk Secrets whom we have had several cottages under their care from... More 

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Fochabers, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

Beautiful spot. We hired canoes and kayaks from Iken Canoe and tried to paddle to Snape Maltings. However the wind was too strong for some in our group (boats with children in) and we had a tough time trying to turn back. Really enjoyed the experience but would have felt more comfortable if a RIB had been on hand to... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2014

An excellent situation on the banks of the River Alde estuary within easy reach of the local places of interest my wife and I had always wanted to visit - Orford (Ness), Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, Southwold and many others. We stayed in the Old Mill House which is one of the smaller dwellings but very comfortable and well furnished. The... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Iken Barns is a family run business (Richard and his daughter Emma). We have eight luxury self-catering converted barn in the heart of the Suffolk Heritage Coastline near Snape Maltings. Our three larger properties (Long Reach, Bay View and Estuary) all enjoy stunning estuary views. All our properties have been designed to make you feel at home. During your stay we are able to offer Riding, cycling, kayaking and tours of the river on Dinah the stunning barge which sits in the Iken Bay. Iken Barns has a beautiful function room on site and is popular for groups of family and friends wishing to get together for celebrations and reunions. All properties enjoy underfloor heating and some have wood fires - others have a gas effect wood burner. Both Bay View and Long Reach have AGA cookers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Iken Barns

Address: Iken, Woodbridge IP12 2EP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Woodbridge
Price Range: €158 - €158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Iken Barns Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK
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“Get a property that over look the estuary and not the yard”
 of 5 bubbles fillipNorfolkUk, 21 Jul 2014 | Read review
“No tips all rooms excellent”
 of 5 bubbles U3615LZmikew, 22 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Any of the barns are very good value.”
 of 5 bubbles GailM244, 9 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Go for the bigger rooms for space and views - but dont ignore the smaller rooms. Still excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles bobmsmart, 30 Sep 2012 | Read review
“We stayed in the Estuary Barn and loved it. You do need to climb steps however to stay in this second floor unit.”
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 of 5 bubbles Zabelle, 21 Aug 2012 | Read review
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