National Trust - Thorington Hall and Lodge, Suffolk

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Sleeps
8-19
Bedrooms
10
Dining
18
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2019
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Houses
Charming country houses sleeping up to 19, ideal for family special occasions and weekends with friends in Dedham Vale

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
National Trust - Thorington Hall and Lodge, Suffolk, sleeps 8-19 in 10 bedrooms.

Sleeps 19 in the Hall and attached Lodge:
Thorington Hall sleeps 16 + sofa bed
Thorington Lodge sleeps 3
Available individually or together for larger groups - ideal for extended family groups.

One of the oldest houses in Suffolk, run by the National Trust, can be yours for a memorable family holiday, birthday reunion or special occasion group stay. Welcoming 4 dogs as well as up to 19 guests in 10 bedrooms, Thorington Hall and Lodge tick all the boxes for a big group getaway. And with its location in the middle of the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are stunning countryside walks all around to enjoy as well.

The honey-coloured historic properties with their towering chimneys make the perfect backdrop to a group celebration. Inside the hall you'll find a snug on the ground floor, sitting room on the first floor and a mix of bedrooms and bathrooms split across all 3 floors, many with en suites. There's also a wonderful kitchen with lots of worktop space, great if you're planning a feast, and a dining room with wood burner, long dining table and mix of chairs and benches which will sit everyone comfortably, (although passing the salt might take a little while). The towering east staircase takes you from one floor to the next in style, and there's even little tucked away spots on the landing where you can take some time out with a mug of tea and a good book.

The adjoining gate lodge makes up the oldest part of the house and sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms.

Outside, there's private parking for 8 cars. In the pretty, enclosed garden there's also an orchard, stables and even a lawned tennis court, perfect if you want to hold family sports tournaments.

The gorgeous Suffolk landscape made famous by John Constable (who immortalised nearby Flatford in his paintings) is all around, and if history is your thing, then don't miss a trip to nearby Sutton Hoo for some pre-history, or the wool towns of Lavenham, with its wonderful Tudor Guildhall, or Long Melford. You're also close to the Suffolk coast, where pretty towns and villages pepper the coastline that's also a wildlife lover's dream.

All photos - National Trust Images / Mike Henton

Facilities

Well equipped fitted kitchen with granite-topped island unit and large range cooker. Dishwasher and washing machine.
Long dining table and mix of chairs and benches sitting up to 18 people.
On the first floor, the main sitting room is comfortable with a mixture of leather chairs and sofas. There's also a separate snug on the ground floor.
TV in first floor sitting room.
WiFi available.
There is no games room.
Central heating (air source) throughout. There's a wood burner in the snug and the dining room, fuel provided.
8 bedrooms, 5 twins (2 that can be made into doubles on request) and 3 doubles. 3 of the bedrooms are en suite.
Bedding and towels provided.
A family bathroom and 2 en suites on the first floor, a shower room on the ground floor and a further en suite on the second floor.
Ground floor bedroom and shower, but the sitting room is on the first floor.
Cot and high chair available.
Large mature, enclosed garden with orchard, stable and grass tennis court. Barbecue area.
There is no pool.
Private parking for up to 8 cars.
Not allowed.
Up to 4 dogs are welcome.

Location

Pretty much in the centre of Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Thorington Hall is also close to Colchester and Ipswich as well as the Suffolk coast.
Manningtree, which is about 20 minutes away by car - and also where you'll find the closest train station.
Park Street Stores, Stoke-by-Nayland (1.9 miles away).
The Crown, Stoke-by-Nayland (1.9 miles away).

Booking Information

Changeover day is Friday. Minimum stay 3 nights.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
No
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
Yes
Pets
Yes
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
No

Getting here

Stoke-by-Nayland
Suffolk
United Kingdom
Manningtree, about 20 minutes by car.
No local buses.
Stansted (41 miles).

Rental Rates

PeriodWeekly Price3 Night Weekend
Thorington Hall - low season
2269
1479
Thorington Hall - mid season
2821
1834
Thorington Hall - high season (Christmas, New Year, half-terms, Easter, Summer holidays) 2019
3999
2599
Thorington Lodge - low season
439
289
Thorington Lodge - mid season
638
415
Thorington Lodge - high season
759
489

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