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Claywood Retreat Lodges

Suffolk Darsham
  • The park setting
  • The park setting
  • The park setting
  • The park setting
  • Cafe
  • Clay Shooting
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  • Typical Claywood Two
  • Typical Claywood Two
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  • Typical Claywood Four
  • Typical Claywood Four
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  • Typical Claywood Four
Adults 18+
Children 2 - 17
Infants under 2

Close to many of Suffolk's coastal towns, Claywood Retreat Lodges sit in peaceful woodland and offer a range of activities from golf to clay pigeon shooting. Nearby Southwold has a fabulous seafront, a busy harbour and some great shops, while a walk around the fens at Darsham Marshes nature reserve could produce sightings of reed warblers, otters and water voles.

Each lodge overlooks a stunning 9-hole golf course and the park has access to the High Lodge Leisure club where there's a restaurant and bar and fishing in the lakes. Darsham has several village pubs, including The Fox Inn that serves good food every night - and if you want to buy freshly caught crab and lobster, head to Aldeburgh, where you can also enjoy some lovely walks.

These stunning lodges all have private outdoor hot tubs. Claywood Two is beautifully designed and furnished to a very high standard. It has a master king size double room with an ensuite two person walk-in shower, a contemporary and spacious open plan lounge/kitchen, a large flat screen TV and gorgeous chunky sofas, perfect for relaxing into.

You can hire a rowing boat on The Meare at Thorpeness or relax on a guided trip up the River Alde at Aldeburgh, where you can also amuse yourselves with live concerts, brewery tours and fine dining.

Our Top Tip
"The Martello Towers were built to keep Napoleon out and you can view these fabulous structures whilst taking a gentle walk along the Suffolk coastline."
Accommodation features
  • A small collection of stylish lodge style holiday homes in an exclusive area with golf course views.
  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Flat screen TV/DVD with Freeview
  • Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen including microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • Bath and/or shower
  • Bed linen, duvets and towels
  • Beds made up for your arrival
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Travel cots and highchairs £10pw each
  • No pets
  • All non smoking accommodation

Details and Offers

Pamper pack for couples –
Champagne, fresh flowers, chocolates and use of bathrobes £95 per pack.
(must be ordered at time of booking and paid for prior to arrival).

Accommodation at Claywood Retreat Lodges


Claywood Four

Modern and contemporary lodge style holiday home. One master king size double with ensuite shower and one twin (which can be linked to be a double - please check when booking). Bath with overhead shower. Spacious and stylish open plan lounge/kitchen area with doors leading out to covered verandah. Outdoor hot tub. Ideal for couples and families.

Claywood Two

Stylish and chic lodge style holiday home with one master king size double with ensuite two person walk in shower. Doors leading from bedroom to verandah with outdoor furniture. Contemporary designed spacious open plan lounge/kitchen area featuring chunky sofas and large flat screen TV. Outdoor hot tub.

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Fun Days Out in Suffolk

Africa Alive

Africa Alive is one of Suffolk's largest attractions and one of the most popular in the whole of the UK.  The Africa themed park is very unique and gives visitors the chance to see some amazing creatures in a habitat which is as close to nature as possible. The park can be explored by car and on foot and Hyenas and Giraffes are just some of the animals you will encounter as you make your way around the park. Watch out for the lightning fast Cheetahs and keep your eyes peeled to spot the more reclusive creatures. During a day at Africa Alive there will be plenty of shows and educational talks taking place and if the weather turns then the indoor Adventure Play Ground comes in very handy. The site also has a well stocked Gift Shop and a Discovery Centre.


Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park

Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park is an amazing 50 acres area of stunning coastal parkland and is packed with family friendly rides and attractions. This park is an excellent choice for families with children of varied ages as there are a number of small rides for the little ones as well as some adrenaline boosting white knuckle rides for teenagers. As well as rides the site hosts some fantastic shows including the ever popular Sea Lion and Parrot encounters. At Halloween, Christmas and Easter other themed shows can also be enjoyed.  The site also has a good range of places to eat and drink whether you are looking to spend a leisurely hour relaxing with a meal or just grab a quick snack.

Claywood Retreat Lodges Reviews

Ashley, Lowestoft
Date of stay: 19th February 2018
Accommodation type: Claywood Four
Best relaxing holiday Ive been on for a while, highly recommend and will be returning.
Bobby, Essex
Date of stay: 11th February 2018
Accommodation type: Claywood Two
Very good holiday we will be coming back and recommending to friends
Date of stay: 5th February 2018
Accommodation type: Claywood Four
It was definitely the best and most luxurious lodge we have stayed in. We were so pleased with it thank you very much.
Susan, Hertford
Date of stay: 2nd February 2018
Accommodation type: Claywood Four
Great break
Davina, Great Yarmouth
Date of stay: 19th January 2018
Accommodation type: Claywood Two
What an amazing time we had 4 days of bliss even after 23 years of marriage it was like a honeymoon as we were so happy and content
Paul, North Walsham
Date of stay: 1st December 2017
Accommodation type: Claywood Two
This was a great place to stay,really enjoyed ourselves, will be back soon. Did, nt use the restraraunt as we just wanted some quiet rest time together.
Andrew, Sudbury Suffolk
Date of stay: 1st September 2017
Accommodation type: Claywood Two
I think I have said it all its a fantastic holiday from us both looking forward to next year to go back
Nathan, Brentwood Essex
Date of stay: 28th August 2017
Accommodation type: Claywood Two
Excellent holiday can't wait to book again.
Jason, Downham Market
Date of stay: 14th August 2017
Accommodation type: Claywood Four
I great place to have a holiday base.
Darren, Reading
Date of stay: 4th August 2017
Accommodation type: Claywood Four
Very relaxing
I was very surprised when I arrived at one of the lodges, clean, tidy and respectable. Will be definitely returning soon
Never knew a holiday could be this relaxing and so wonderful in the middle of January is freezing cold Britain. Everything was perfect and the added extras you get just made it so special.
We had a lovely time at High Lodge. The lodge was spacious and comfortable. There is a cafe which we used once for lunch and that was fine. Activities for adults only. Location central for the coastal resorts to visit.
We had an absolutely lovely time and felt it was a brilliant lodge and setting. We loved the luxury of the lodge and the hot tub. All beautifully clean and comfortable.
Lovely lodge and beautiful surroundings. Will be going back.
Very good get away for the weekend will be recommending it to friends
We had a great time at the lodge. The interior was lovely and of good quality. The hot tub was also a very nice touch!
Third time we have stayed here and already booked 2018
My partner and I spent a week here for his 60th birthday. Lovely peaceful location and the lodges were exceptional. The hot tub was very nice although the lighting on the decking area could be improved as you can't see very well to get to it. The lodge itself was very clean and spacious and lovely and warm. We will definately be coming back
We had an amazing time at claywood lodge! The lodge itself is beautiful and so peaceful. We would definitely come back again!!!
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