Staying in Wenhaston
Welcome to Wenhaston Village and the Hamlet of Thorington
The village has a number of heathland areas or Commons and there are numerous walks along footpaths and circular walks across farmland and marshes around the village.
Church Farm Thorington Reserve with marshes and higher grazing land, (where you see the Dartmoor ponies), is owned by Suffolk Wildlife Trust. While walking here you will pass Living Architecture’s Balancing Barn opposite Thorington Church, famous for its round tower and beautifully restored hatchments. Just follow on down the track towards the marshes and Wenhaston. Ancient and modern next door to each other!
Blyford Bridge, entrance to Wenhaston
Woottens Plant Nursery – see website for opening times – is a major attraction because of its quality plants and knowledgeable helpful staff, just take a look and you can order online or visit on one of the open days, look out for the Specialist Auricula Open Weekend, Bearded Iris and Hemerocallis Open Field Days.
St Peter’s Church is famous for its Doom painting and is open all day to visitors. A fine building in which to contemplate.
There is a hard tennis court and skateboard area as well as a small children’s playground in the centre of the village behind the Primary School.
The Star Inn with friendly hosts Carl and Virginia, offers a range of local beers and great value meals, using local ingredients wherever possible. There are regular beer festivals and boules in the garden.
The village shop stocks fresh milk, bread and vegetables, as well as a good selection of other grocery essentials.
Bluebells at Vicarage Grove, Wenhaston
What you need to know about Wenhaston:
This friendly village is ideal for cottage holiday stays, a couple of minutes from the A12 after Yoxford and before Blythburgh. It is close to the coast and surrounded by attractive countryside, heaths, commonlands, marshes and some dog friendly cottages to stay. Great walks and embrace ancient landscapes, old churches, character cottages and farmhouses tucked away in the Blyth Valley. The Southwold coast is a few minutes away. There is a local bus service to take you there too. The best of both worlds - coast and country!
The Café and Post Office are both located in the Village Hall. The Café, in the main hall and is open on Saturday mornings serving delicious cakes as well as tea, coffee etc. The Post office, in the foyer, open every morning Monday - Thursday, 9am -1pm.
Properties in Wenhaston
New! Escape to the country.. This charming cottage dates to 1880 and has recently been refurbished, ideal for couples or a family. Sleeps 5.Large garden, country views, dog welcome. Ring or email to book for 2023/24.
A stylish cottage, beautifully refurbished, combining original features with modern conveniences. Quiet village location. One dog welcome. See Booking page or book online, book now!
Eva's Cottage Wenhaston
Book online 20% DISCOUNT FOR October 2023 ARRIVAL DATES,..Delightful mid-1800’s cottage set in the heart of the village. well equipped, sunny patio, SLEEPS 2-3. One dog welcome. See great reviews!
September Cottage Wenhaston
Charming 18th century Wenhaston cottage with wood burner. Sleeps 4. Enclosed rear garden. Easy walk to local pubs, nature reserve etc. One dog welcome. Book online! and receive special discount now!
Little Furrows Wenhaston
Nestling next to the main house, Little Furrows offers spacious accommodation for two, all ground floor. Sunny Patio area. Quiet and peacaful, good walks from door. Sorry no dogs. Book online for spring 2024!
Compass Barn Wenhaston
Charming comfortable one large bedroom barn conversion just renovated, for single person or couples close to the Suffolk coast, Wenhaston is an ideal base for exploring inland villages too. Quiet location.
Leman Cottage Wenhaston
Leman Cottage oozes unspoilt character, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Spacious. Sunny enclosed quiet garden, dog welcome. See reviews. EV charger. guests return year on year.Bookings taken for 2024, ring now!