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Birch Lodge

Welcome to Birch Lodge
Luxury hot tub on south facing sun deck
Sun loungers, dining table and chairs, plus gas barbecue enable full use of outdoor space
Enjoy the hot tub night and day
Stylish open-plan interior
Private garden surrounded by greenery
Large shower with over-head and adjustable shower heads
Modern bathroom with stylish lighting
Large TV with wi-fi connection and Netflix included
Explore the local area - there's lots to see and do
A fresh clean bedroom with king size bed and ample storage space
Wake up to the view of the garden and the sound of birdsong
A kitchen fit for a cook
Dine in comfort and style
A modern lodge with a personal touch
Towels, linen and bathrobes all included
1 of 16Welcome to Birch Lodge
Cabin -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Stanton, Suffolk, East Anglia, England
Upthorpe Lodges is a place where guests can totally relax, with a luxury hot tub and plenty of home comforts. Furnished and equipped to a very high standard, Birch Lodge was stylishly decorated and finished in 2016. The south-facing aspect captures all the daytime sun in this, one of the sunniest spots in the UK. A Smart TV allows online viewing with Netflix included, and the bedroom has a king-size bed. The large shower has the latest design of over-head and adjustable shower heads, and the kitchen has enough to keep the keenest of cooks happy.

All four lodges at Upthorpe Lodges include a luxury hot tub, and each lodge sits in its own private garden.

The bedroom contains a king-size bed, bedside tables and a dressing table. There are roomy and easily accessible wardrobes. This room includes a bedside radio and iphone dock and a small...
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About the Owner, Ian S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : May 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 52 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL60480
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Rob F
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

This is our 3rd visit to Upthorpe Lodges and each time we have stayed in a different lodge. Birch lodge is every bit as good as the others. We used the lodge as a base to visit Lackford Lakes, Minsmere, Diss, Dedham, Flatford, Bury St Edmunds, Southwold & Ipswich. The lodge is well equipped and has everything that you will...

Management response:

What can we say! Thanks for being great visitors and for leaving our lodge ready for the next guests. As always, you're welcome back any time.


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Bethany B
1 review
Reviewed 13 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Couldn't have imagined.a better place for a quiet couples getaway, secluded and only the sound of nature to keep you company! Ian is a wondeful host who is always so happy to stop and have a chat, and leaves so many helpful guides to the area along with personalised tips on places to visit! Honestly couldn't have asked for a...

Management response:

Thanks so much, really glad you found the lodge to be just what you wanted. Hope to see you back!


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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

My wife and I celebrated our first anniversary by spending a weekend at the lodge and I can honestly say we were absolutely delighted with it. From the beautiful garden pathway to the lodge, to the decking, hot tub, and excellently kitted out lodge itself, we can highly recommend it. I requested a surprise bottle of champagne, which was provided...

Management response:

We hope your anniversary break was the first of many happy anniversaries for you both, and that you'll want to return to Upthorpe Lodges in the future. We'd be delighted to see you again!


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 1 652
R 2 086
R 9 997
28 May 2018 -
24 Aug 2018
3 nights
R 1 986
R 2 487
R 11 666
25 Aug 2018 -
26 Aug 2018
August Bank Hol 2018
3 nights
R 2 487
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27 Aug 2018 -
30 Nov 2018
3 nights
R 1 986
R 2 487
R 11 666
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
In the centre of East Anglia, About an hour's drive away is Suffolk's Heritage Coast where you'll find the popular but un-commercial seaside towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh. The appealing cities of Cambridge and Norwich, Suffolks 'Wool Villages' and Constable Country are all about an hour's drive away. Closer to home you will find Thetford Forest, Newmarket and just 20 minutes away the lively and well preserved Edwardian town of Bury St Edmunds.
Getting around
Use of a car is recommended as we are in Suffolk countryside. However, we are close to a bus route and pick-up from our nearest train station (Thurston) can also be arranged. There are several country walks nearby and we also have cycles to borrow upon request.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: London Stansted: 80.0 km
Railway: Bury St. Edmunds: 12.0 km
Ferry: Harwich: 80.0 km
* By road, just 1 mile off the A143 main road, between Bury St. Edmunds & Diss
* By air only 80km from London Stansted (1 hrs drive) and 75km Norwich (1 hrs drive)
* Nearest railway stations, Bury St. Edmunds and Diss, car pick-up can be arranged.
* Hourly bus service from Bury St. Edmunds & Diss
* For Stansted try Ryanair & Easyjet
* For Norwich try Flybe
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 60.0 km.
Nearby cities
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