Penny Cottage

5 Star rating

Cottage Details

Cottage: Penny Cottage
Location of the cottage: Lavenham
Number of bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
Children / Babies: No / No babies or children due to steep staircase
Arrival days (changeover): Monday, Friday
Pets: 0 (No Pets accepted)

Penny Cottage Awards

enjoy england 5 star
Mark Scott

5 Star Luxury Cottage in England's Best Preserved Medieval Village

This is a beautiful and romantic cottage in a really outstanding Historic village. Penny Cottage offers a substantial extra level of luxury to our normal 4 star and Gold Award cottages. A real treat for luxury lovers.

Mark Scott

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Facilities Checklist

  • Barbeque
  • Bath
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Bikes Provided
  • Cats Accepted
  • Central Heating
  • Clothes Airer or Washing Line
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Washer
  • Cooker and Hob
  • Courtyard
  • Dishwasher
  • Dog Friendly
  • Flame Effect Fire
  • Freezer-compartment
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Garden - Enclosed
  • Ground Floor Bath
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Shower
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • High Chair Provided
  • Internet Access
  • Iron and Board
  • King Size Bed
  • Microwave
  • Off Road Parking
  • Open Fire
  • Shepherds Hut Holiday
  • Shower, over Bath
  • Shower, Walk In
  • Single Storey
  • Smart TV
  • Television
  • Towels Provided
  • Travel Cot Provided
  • Village
  • Wifi
  • Wood Burner

Description

This is a 5 Star Gold Awarded historic cottage...
 

Cottage Walk Through

  • Built as a Weavers Cottage in the 16th Century, Penny Cottage has been carefully renovated to protect all its historic heritage but offers guests a real 5 Star self catering experience to cherish. It is enhanced by it's beautiful antique furnishings and many luxury features; the cosy log burner makes this a romantic treat for couples staying in Historic Lavenham.
     
  • Penny Cottage has many wonderful period features - broad oak floor boards, ancient beamed and arched rooms, old brickwork and listed wood paneling and mullioned windows. The Cottage is in Shilling Street, a quiet 16th Century residential street just a 100 meters from the main square and where Jane Taylor lived and wrote the famous nursery rhyme “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”.
     
  • The bright sitting room has a cosy log burning stove and leads into the well proportioned kitchen dining area which contains all of the modern conveniences including dishwasher, refrigerator and washing machine, cleverly hidden by attractive hand built fixtures. You can walk straight out from the kitchen onto a private patio to enjoy a glass of wine as you relax looking out over the lovely mature garden to the Suffolk countryside beyond.
     
  • Steps leading down from the patio bring you into the impressve mature garden which is shared with Mint Cottage next door and is also part of our small group of holiday cottages. The garden has some nice quiet places to enjoy a picnic or have some privacy. The steep stairs winding up into the bedroom give away the age of the building and people with mobility problems should not book this cottage - for the able bodied it is just another bit of the lovely character of Penny Cottage.
     
  • The beautiful old bedroom has a high vaulted ceiling with a wealth of ancient oak beams. It has a beautiful antique Jacobean barley-sugar bed with silk tapestry hangings and oriental rugs on the floor. A bright en suite bathroom leads off the bedroom. There is full central heating throughout the cottage.
     
  • This cottage is 5 star rated with a Gold Award by Visit England because of the very high quality of furnishings and equipment, because of this we are unable to offer this lovely cottage to guests with pets or to smokers.  Although the cottage does not benefit from off road parking, parking is allowed on the street right outside.
     
  • WiFi signal strength: Good
     

The Location

  • Lavenham contains an excellent French Restaurant rated as one of the best in England called The Great House.
     
  • The Market Place which is 100 yards away also features the wonderful Guildhall which is owned by the National Trust and was the backdrop for the 1960's cult film “Witchfinder General”. The Guildhall now houses a fascinating local history Museum including such interesting bits of information such as the local law passed in the 1940's stopping the rich people from Kent buying up the ancient Village houses to transport them there, this happened after a street disappeared!
     
  • There are many fine pubs, restaurants, tea rooms, beauty salons, and lovely old fashioned village shops in the village. There is a proper baker, an old fashioned grocer, a butcher and a pharmacy as well as interesting antiques, clothes and gift shops.
     
  • Lavenham although really tiny was once England's 13th most prosperous town - in the 16th Century! Its importance stems from its wool and weaving activities which is attested to by its wonderful historic buildings, especially the Guildhall and Church.
     
  • It is a short stroll to the edge of the village and there are marked circular walks one of which will take you down the disused railway line to Long Melford where the TV series Lovejoy was based and is an antique hunters dream. Little Hall MuseumThe Great House and French Restaurant and The Angel Pub (Marco Pierre White) are all just 80 yards from the Cottage. The ancient Market Place is home to a monthly French Market which is great fun and a source of some real delicacies.

     

Standard Inclusive Features

All prices include vat and everything written below.

  • Kitchen: All cottages are complete little homes and facilities include modern central heating, refrigerator, hobs, oven and / or microwave, toaster, crockery & serving dishes, cutlery, many utensils, fire-extinguisher, lots of pots & pans, glasses & mugs, kettle, coffee maker, teapot, kitchen towels, oven gloves, olive oil & vinegar, salt & pepper, sugar, herbs, tea, fresh and instant coffee, washing up liquid, cloths, general cleaning materials, etc.
     
  • "Welcome Pack": Contains all the freshest ingredients for a 'Proper English breakfast': eggs, bacon, butter, some tomatoes, fruit, a lemon, a litre of milk and a loaf of fresh local bread.
     
  • Bathroom: Soap, fluffy cotton towels, bath mats, shaver point, toilet brush, toilet roll.
     
  • Bedroom: Cotton bed linen, wardrobe with coat hangers / chest of drawers, iron, ironing board, hairdryer.
     
  • Living room: If your cottage has an open fire or stove then a basket of firewood and a bucket of coal will be provided free, more will be available at cost - firelighters will be provided. Wifi, TV, books, games, magazines, local brochures, OS and other maps, folder with our special 'What To Do' insiders guide to the local area.
     
  • Bikes: These are located at The Grove CO10 5PP, please call me on 01787 211 115 office hours or 01787 211419 out of hours to arrange to pick some up, we are right on the cycle route and just 4 miles away. Please check with me that these are available before you arrive to avoid disappointment if they are in for maintenence.
     
  • Baby: Cot and high chair provided in cottages accepting babies (please bring babies bedding).
     
  • Dog: Water bowl and treat per dog is provided in cottages accepting pets.

Well behaved Dogs are always welcome, please refer to All About Bringing Pets for charges, rules, and how this cottage may suit your pet

Treats

Gainsborough Health Spa is offering 15% off all treatments and spa day packages and 33% off day passes.

Just Mention The Grove Cottages when you book.

15% off Heath Spa treats

Our "Welcome Pack": Contains all the freshest ingredients for a 'Proper English breakfast': eggs, bacon, butter, some tomatoes, fruit, a lemon, a litre of milk and a loaf of fresh local bread.

Cottages with open fires are supplied with a complimentary first load of fuel after which you can buy more using an honesty box.

Most cottages also supply Bikes free of charge unless it is stated that no bikes are available.

Breakfast Basket Supplied

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Public Transport

London Liverpool Street station - Colchester station = 47 mins

London Liverpool Street station - (change at Marks Tey) Sudbury station = 79 mins

Colchester - taxis at station - 35 mins to cottage

Sudbury - Sudbury Town Taxis 01787 377366 - 20 mins to cottage

What the Guests Say

  • Monday, 22nd of May, 2017, Jenny:

    Beautiful cottage in picturesque Lavenham. Self contained with all essentials and many luxuries and yet so close to many places to eat, whilst feeling you're miles from anywhere.

  • Monday, 15th of May, 2017, David:

    Penny Cottage is the perfect place for enjoying all the features of Lavenham. Every time we wanted or needed something, we found it. Clearly a great deal of thought has gone into equipping and organising the cottage. We especially appreciated the welcome basket.

  • Sunday, 7th of May, 2017, Lotte:

    Cottage and garden a delight - everything you need for a great stay.

  • Friday, 28th of April, 2017, Doug & Sue:

    We have enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage. Everything to hand in and around the cottage.

  • Friday, 24th of March, 2017, Pat:

    You thought of everything.

  • Monday, 6th of March, 2017, Danielle & Jurgen:

    Second time in this cottage, we will be back -:)

  • Sunday, 19th of February, 2017, Joni & Ed:

    Third time in Penny Cottage. Very relaxing and such a different environment from home being a 14th century cottage. Really beautiful! The level of attention to detail is much superior to other cottages that we have stayed in around Suffolk/Norfolk.

  • Friday, 27th of January, 2017, Kathleen & Jeff:

    Penny Cottage is a lovely cosy hideaway in a beautiful village. Every detail has been thought of from the welcome basket to the collection of books and DVDs, to the complimentary toiletries. We found nothing wanting and felt quite at home. Well done!

  • Friday, 23rd of December, 2016, Peter:

    Just a kind of magic - just perfect!

  • Monday, 5th of December, 2016, Jane:

    The cottage has everything you could want and more! Gillian's welcome was perfect - warm, friendly and informative. Everything was very clean, the bed was really comfortable with beautiful bedding. Just perfect!

  • Monday, 28th of November, 2016, Ian:

    A fantastic stay in an idyllic cottage. The cottage was spotless and the welcome basket a lovely addition. Everything was very easy to find, even down to the fire already being laid for us. Very cosy and comfortable with lots to explore in the village.

  • Sunday, 20th of November, 2016, Richard:

    It was all fantastic!

  • Monday, 14th of November, 2016, Roger & Karen:

    Our stay has been really special. Beautiful cottage and furnishings. It's a great base for visiting surrounding areas and we did the lot! Can't wait to come again - thank you.

  • Saturday, 5th of November, 2016, Michele:

    A lovely stay in an amazing cottage. Lavenham is a beautiful town. The cottage is cosy, super clean and perfect for a romantic getaway. Next time we will stay longer. Gillian was the perfect hose and the welcome pack very much appreciated. I've rarely slept in such a comfortable bed!

  • Friday, 7th of October, 2016, Amanda:

    Another fantastic weekend! We will be back - thank you.

  • Sunday, 4th of September, 2016, Geraint:

    A perfect weekend - breakfast on the terrace in the sun was a treat!

  • Monday, 29th of August, 2016, John & Christine:

    A charming cosy country cottage perfectly situated for all the amenities Lavenham has to offer.

  • Friday, 29th of July, 2016, Dean:

    We booked both cottages for our daughters wedding weekend. The adjoining door made for a perfect situation. The day got off to an excellent start - the cottages are fab would highly recommend them!!

  • Monday, 18th of July, 2016, Stephen:

    Penny Cottage has everything you need for an enjoyable stay in Lavenham. On arrival we received a warm welcome from Gillian. The welcome basket was a lovely bonus.

  • Sunday, 10th of July, 2016, Natalie & Nigel:

    We had an amazing time at Penny Cottage. Beautiful place, lovely village and perfect for us to celebrate our 21st wedding anniversary. Very relaxing, great welcome and basket of goodies was lovely.

  • Friday, 24th of June, 2016, Sandra:

    Penny Cottage is excellent and well recommended to us by our neighbours. We have highly recommended to our good friends who are planning to come back to the area at the end of August.

  • Friday, 6th of May, 2016, James & Shannon:

    We had an amazing time in this beautiful cottage and lovely village. Our stay was very relaxing and peaceful and would recommend the cottage to everyone.

  • Friday, 15th of April, 2016, Peter:

    A perfect cottage to explore Suffolk from.

  • Sunday, 3rd of April, 2016, Vicki:

    We have had a peaceful weekend strolling around the village, eating out, relaxing by the fire and sitting on the patio. It was great!

  • Friday, 1st of April, 2016, Mark:

    A beautiful cottage in a perfect location offering 5 star quality. You have thought of absolutely everything - flowers, candles, welcome pack and the warmest of welcomes too! Thank you!

  • Monday, 14th of March, 2016, Ian:

    Everything was lovely.

  • Monday, 7th of March, 2016, Daniel:

    We had such a lovely relaxing weekend in this beautiful cottage. This was our second visit to Penny Cottage and we will definintely be back!

  • Monday, 29th of February, 2016, Martin:

    Perfect romantic hideaway for our special wedding anniversary. Pure luxury!

  • Monday, 15th of February, 2016, Heather:

    The cottage was very romantic and cosy, we loved it. Lavenham is a very friendly place and we enjoyed the restaurants and hosteleries! Fantastic cottage, we had a lovely time.

  • Monday, 15th of February, 2016, Stephen & Pauline:

    A wonderful cottage in beautiful Lavenham. We had a very relaxing few days away.

  • Sunday, 24th of January, 2016, Trevor:

    Both had an amazing time, the cottage is perfect and the weekend has flown by. Welcome basket and wine was a great start!

  • Monday, 14th of December, 2015, Colin:

    Cottage full of character and very cosy. Splendid hamper! Loved the flower arrangements and presentation of the cottage.

  • Friday, 20th of November, 2015, Frances & Nic:

    Thank you so much!

  • Friday, 30th of October, 2015, Simon:

    You think of everything to keep your customers happy. Truly the “wow” factor.

  • Friday, 9th of October, 2015, Pat & Roger:

    This was our first visit to Suffolk but will not be our last. We have had holidayed in many cottages all over the country but Penny Cottage and its location is now top of our list. The whole experience exceeded our expectations. Thanks to everyone at Grove Cottages.

  • Friday, 2nd of October, 2015, Peter:

    Penny Cottage never hails to delight and is a small haven to relax and unwind in.

  • Friday, 18th of September, 2015, Elizabeth:

    For those looking for a more traditional pub, try the Royal British Legion. Local bacon from shop in market place is beautiful.

  • Tuesday, 15th of September, 2015, Suzanne:

    Everything was delightful and the fresh flower arrangements were very much appreciated, also the lovely basket of provisions.

  • Monday, 31st of August, 2015, Anne:

    The Penny Cottage is a beautifully appointed and cosy place from which to explore Suffolk. The Grove Cottage team’s attention to detail makes for a wonderful experience!

  • Saturday, 15th of August, 2015, Justine:

    We have stayed in Penny Cottage before and absolutely love it, and the visit this time was equally enjoyable.

  • Sunday, 19th of July, 2015, Chris :

    Idyllic cottage in perfect location. Plenty to see and do, excellent places to wine and dine within easy walking distance.

  • Monday, 13th of July, 2015, Glenda:

    Our third visit to Penny Cottage says it all!

  • Monday, 29th of June, 2015, Michael & Rose:

    A beautiful cottage in a wonderful location. Everything you could possibly want is provided. Will certainly be staying in a Grove property again. Couldn't find one fault, everything was perfect. Gillian was so welcoming and informative.

  • Monday, 22nd of June, 2015, Tim & Elizabeth:

    Penny Cottage exceeded our expectations in every way. We were amazed at the attention to detail demonstrated by the owners, in the way they have fitted out the cottage. The cleanliness of the cottage was exceptional as were the supplies.

  • Sunday, 21st of June, 2015, Eric & Jo:

    Wonderful place, well stocked with everything you need and in a village, that can only be described as going back in time. It has been a holiday that we will always remember. We hope to return for another visit.

  • Monday, 15th of June, 2015, Rosemary & Chris:

    A delightful little cottage in the centre of Lavenham. Full of character and very well equipped. We had a wonderful week here.

  • Monday, 8th of June, 2015, Adrienne & Barry:

    A delightful first stay at Penny Cottage. I might possibly become our new fvaourite place to stay in Lavenham.

  • Monday, 4th of May, 2015, James & Daniel:

    We had a very enjoyable, relaxing time here - thank you.

  • Friday, 17th of April, 2015, John:

    Can't believe how you've upheld your standards over quite a few years, still surprised by the little touches. That's probably what makes Grove Cottages special!

  • Sunday, 12th of April, 2015, Yvonne:

    Another gem from Grove Cottages. Beautiful cottage in a lovely setting. Really cosy and comfy, with lots to do nearby, or just park the car up and enjoy Lavenham.

  • Friday, 10th of April, 2015, Jane:

    We have stayed in lots of cottages but have never experienced such a complete 'home from home'. The cottage is perfect in location, quiet and yet every convenience in walking distance. Suffolk is a revelation, very friendly locals and lovely scenery.

  • Friday, 27th of March, 2015, Trevor & Sharon:

    Our second Grove Cottages break and once again everything was excellent; highly recommended.

  • Monday, 16th of March, 2015, Ian:

    Very enjoyable stay in a lovely, well equipped cottage. Fabulous views over the garden, look forward to returning at another time when we can enjoy the patio!

  • Monday, 2nd of March, 2015, Jim & Katharine:

    A wonderful cottage in a beautiful and historic village. Guildhall fantastic, as was afternoon tea at The Swan. Loved the little touches, such as the flowers, welcome pack and wood burner.

  • Friday, 20th of February, 2015, David & Sandra:

    Brilliant. So relaxing, with everything we needed on hand.

  • Monday, 26th of January, 2015, Alice & Ian:

    An absolutely lovely cottage in a charming area!

  • Friday, 2nd of January, 2015, Lesley:

    Very nice break, couldn't fault anything. Lovely village, nice walks, very relaxing.

  • Monday, 29th of December, 2014, Helen & Mike:

    Beautiful, comfortable cottage. Very atmospheric and perfect for our Christmas break!

  • Friday, 19th of December, 2014, Rebecca & Nick:

    We have absolutely loved staying at Penny Cottage. It has been the most perfect honeymoon choice!

  • Monday, 8th of December, 2014, Jane:

    Beautifully maintained cottage. The extras make your stay feel special, right from the word go, and everything has been thought of.

  • Monday, 1st of December, 2014, Sarah:

    Stayed at many cottages and this is probably the nicest. It is especially well stocked and all items were high quality (as were the sheets and towels). It felt very nice here, I coudl really relax. It was also toasty warm! Loved all the fresh flowers.

  • Monday, 3rd of November, 2014, Sheila & Rob:

    An amazing place, fantastic week, couldn't fault it. Everything met and exceeded our expectations. Would recommend to all our friends and family.

  • Sunday, 2nd of November, 2014, James & Bianca:

    We had a fantastic time in Penny Cottage, and would recommend this as a weekend getaway to friends and family.

  • Friday, 31st of October, 2014, Susan:

    Best equipped and prepared cottage we have every stayed in - and we have stayed in a lot!

  • Friday, 17th of October, 2014, Poppy & Thomas:

    Perfect, romantic cottage. We really enjoyed the cosy rooms, beautiful views and peace and quiet. We loved the little touches; natural soap, beautiful jams and fresh coffee. Everything has been thought of.

  • Monday, 13th of October, 2014, Jane:

    I was visiting friends in Lavenham on my own and Penny Cottage is just perfect for the lone traveller. It is maintained to a very high standard, is wonderfully cosy, and the welcome basket and the little touches, will make you smile as soon as you arrive. I also felt totally safe.

  • Thursday, 2nd of October, 2014, Stella:

    Everything promised was delivered, even down to the hot water bottles! It lived up to expectations, will definitely be coming back again.The welcome from Gillian was lovely and started the break off on a great note. Welcome basket was perfect, more self catering establishments should follow your lead.

  • Sunday, 28th of September, 2014, Dan:

    Beautiful cottage - we had a great stay, just a shame it was so short.

  • Thursday, 18th of September, 2014, David :

    What a wonderful step back in time, with all the modern luxury. The welcome pack was very good, everything we needed and a few extra bits. Lovely jam and the bacon was delicious. Good welcome from Gillian, including the pre-visit phone call, she beat us to it!

  • Friday, 12th of September, 2014, Sarah & Aaron:

    We had a wonderful stay at Penny Cottage. It is a beautiful place to stay, made so cosy and welcoming for our arrival. It has everything we could need, a beautiful log fire and a generous welcome basket of local produce. Very relaxing, we would recommend to anyone! Cannot fault anything.

  • Monday, 1st of September, 2014, Sheila:

    Had a wonderful stay in this lovely cottage. The owner has thought of everything and the welcome pack was excellent. The down side was having to leave!

  • Friday, 29th of August, 2014, Rosemary:

    Impossible to improve on perfection!

  • Saturday, 9th of August, 2014, Saskia:

    Lovely cottage and outside patio seating area. Excellent location - you can just walk to so many good restaurants/tea shops. Cottage is tastefully decorated and thoughtfully equipped.

  • Wednesday, 30th of July, 2014, Paula & Nick:

    Top quality cottage with beautiful idyllic garden. Couldn't have wished for a better cottage.

  • Sunday, 27th of July, 2014, Mark & Julia:

    Peaceful, beautiful cottage in a great location. Everything had been thought of.

  • Thursday, 24th of July, 2014, Graham:

    Lovely cottage, everything we needed.

  • Friday, 11th of July, 2014, Rupert & Philippa:

    Thank you very much for a comfortable stay!

  • Monday, 7th of July, 2014, Richard:

    A wonderful, chilled 4 day mid-week break. Looking forward to an encore!

  • Monday, 7th of July, 2014, Norma:

    Well equipped cottage. Lovely garden – a little haven of tranquillity. Lavenham is very picturesque and a good location for sight seeing. We had a wonderful week.

  • Sunday, 29th of June, 2014, Graham:

    Wonderful cottage an idyllic setting, perfect for a weekend break or week stay. Can’t recommend highly enough!

  • Sunday, 15th of June, 2014, Nicola:

    Had a fantastic time, in such a beautiful cottage. The perfect ending to a wonderful surprise 40th birthday fortnight. Thank you.

  • Saturday, 14th of June, 2014, Ian:

    The superb Penny Cottage set in the lovely town of Lavenham is the ideal location for exploring the beautiful county of Suffolk. So much to see and do, one week is not enough!

  • Friday, 6th of June, 2014, Ian & Jill:

    Lovely quiet cottage, wonderful location. Highly recommended for exploring Suffolk.

  • Monday, 19th of May, 2014, Mike & Sue:

    A very relaxing few days in a very comfortable cottage. Thank you to Gillian and team. Really appreciated the flowers and welcome basket etc. Thank you.

  • Friday, 2nd of May, 2014, Alison & Ryan:

    An absolutely lovely cottage.

  • Friday, 2nd of May, 2014, Alison & Ryan:

    We had a lovely time at Penny Cottage. This place is very cosy with everything we could possibly need. Lavenham is a beautiful village,we had some lovely walks and enjoyed the surrounding countryside.

  • Sunday, 27th of April, 2014, Harriet:

    We had a wonderful weekend in Lavenham.

  • Sunday, 27th of April, 2014, James & Harriet:

    We had a truly lovely time in Penny Cottage. Thank you so much.

  • Monday, 21st of April, 2014, Erin & Ed:

    This was our second visit to Penny Cottage, the first was for our honeymoon and the second for our 3 year anniversary. Both times have been wonderful and we hope to visit again in the future.

  • Friday, 28th of February, 2014, Peter:

    Well equipped cottage in great location.

  • Sunday, 23rd of February, 2014, Abigail:

    Very friendly welcome from Denise. Beautiful cottage, well located.

  • Friday, 21st of February, 2014, Ross:

    A really lovely cottage. Very peaceful and relaxing.

  • Sunday, 2nd of February, 2014, Charlotte:

    What a perfect cottage in a perfect location. A very warm welcome and everything we needed for a lovely stay. Wish we could stay longer! As with all Grove Cottages, this certainly didn't disappoint ! Have to say it is probably the best equipped cottage we have stayed in and all the fresh flowers were a lovely touch.

  • Tuesday, 21st of January, 2014, Clive:

    This cottage brings all you desire for a break in Suffolk Countryside. if only we could have stayed longer.

  • Friday, 3rd of January, 2014, Lian:

    This is a wonderful cosy cottage, full of character and charm and with every creature comfort.

  • Sunday, 29th of December, 2013, Ian:

    A lovely warm welcome to a warm comfortable cottage!

  • Friday, 20th of December, 2013, Jane:

    It is very comfortable and well equipped cottage in an enviable location.

  • Friday, 13th of December, 2013, Sue:

    Lavenham a lovely place to stay and Suffolk a Great county to explore.

  • Monday, 9th of December, 2013, David:

    Lovely cottage, great location. Added bonus being in Lavenham for the Christmas Market and my birthday too. Great weekend highly recommended to all.

  • Wednesday, 20th of November, 2013, Deborah:

    We had a wonderful time – many thanks.

  • Monday, 11th of November, 2013, Paul:

    Magnificent cottage in every way. Pure luxury.

  • Sunday, 6th of October, 2013, Andrew:

    Penny Cottage is cosy and comfortable and quiet at the same time, it is close to the town centre for shops. The view from the back overlooking the fields from the sunny patio was an amazing surprise. Thank you again.

  • Friday, 27th of September, 2013, Timothy & Samantha:

    A beautiful cottage in a beautiful village. Thank you for making our short break so special.

  • Friday, 20th of September, 2013, Jim & Elaine:

    Another lovely time in this beautiful cottage. Lavenham is such a nice place and its people are very friendly. Thank to Denise and team.

  • Sunday, 11th of August, 2013, Laura:

    Cosy cottage break in a picturesque setting. We really enjoyed ourselves and would visit again!

  • Friday, 9th of August, 2013, Frances:

    Wonderful as ever – thank you.

  • Wednesday, 17th of July, 2013, Derek:

    Great cottage, great location, great weather, great welcome.

  • Friday, 21st of June, 2013, Jim:

    Yet another relaxing stay at Penny Cottage. The comfort and presentation of Penny Cottage set the benchmark for cottage holidays. We haven’t found anything to rival it.

  • Friday, 7th of June, 2013, Tina:

    We had a wonderful stay at Penny Cottage, Lavenham. The website info was very much appreciated and truthful so you know just what you are getting! Telephone calls were met quickly, courteously and Millie was extremely helpful.

  • Sunday, 2nd of June, 2013, Tom & Gemma:

    The most beautiful cottage we’ve stayed in. Absolutely perfect – can’t find fault with anything. Attention to detail outstanding, cleanliness impeccable. Welcome pack, furnishings and cottage contents very well thought out. Very warm and friendly welcome from Denise – thank you very much! Will recommend to friends.

  • Friday, 24th of May, 2013, Adrian:

    A very warm, welcoming and restful cottage. Wonderful time. We found the cottage to be very inviting, comfortable and restful. The flowers and welcome pack were on extra bonus, as was the welcome we had from Denise on our arrival. If this is the quality of Grove Cottages we would have no problem using them in the future.

  • Friday, 24th of May, 2013, Adrian:

    Lovely, well stocked cottage with everything you could possibly need. Bikes were added bonus! All marvellous.

  • Friday, 10th of May, 2013, Anthony & Susan:

    Another delightful stay in Lavenham in Penny Cottage. Thank you for the perfect preparation of the cottage. We look forward to returning some time soon.

  • Monday, 22nd of April, 2013, Ingrid & Jeremy:

    We came to Penny cottage for our honeymoon because we wanted quiet, peace and beautiful surroundings – and hurrah, we were not disappointed – it has been blissful !!

  • Monday, 15th of April, 2013, Wendy & Richard:

    The first cottage we have stayed in for a holiday where we have felt comfortably at home. So thoughtfully equipped – very cosy and very comfortable!

  • Friday, 25th of January, 2013, Fiona:

    Beautiful place – perfect escape from the big smoke. Would love to come back in the summer

  • Sunday, 20th of January, 2013, Aliash & Meliche:

    We had a wonderful time, in the snow. The fireplace kept us warm & Yana came around for a full body massage for ultimate relaxation!

  • Friday, 4th of January, 2013, Daniel:

    A wonderfully relaxing week in a beautiful cottage in a perfect location. We were made to feel extremely welcome and the attention to detail was extraordinary. We can’t wait to come back !

  • Wednesday, 19th of December, 2012, Maria and Stephen:

    Had a wonderful stay. The cottage has everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay. I just hope I get the chance to return.

  • Monday, 10th of December, 2012, Linda & Alan:

    Penny Cottage is lovely and well equipped. We have enjoyed staying and will definitely come back. Everything we needed was provided. Thank you

  • Friday, 30th of November, 2012, Bob:

    Penny Cottage – this is a beautiful cottage with every modern convenience whilst retaining its charm as an old cottage. So cosy in winter with the log burner but I am sure it would be just as nice in summer with the lovely garden. Combine this with the delightful town of Lavenham and you have the perfect holiday.

  • Friday, 23rd of November, 2012, Simpson & Keitl:

    As with Mint – wonderful cottage – very high quality standard of furnishing and equipment

  • Saturday, 17th of November, 2012, Mark & Jan:

    Quite simply the best cottage we have stayed in

  • Monday, 22nd of October, 2012, Michael:

    Penny Cottage is the most beautiful cottage we have ever stayed. It is so well equipped and furnished to the highest standard and still so cosy. We will definitely come again!

  • Friday, 12th of October, 2012, William&Kate:

    A wonderful weekend in such a cosy cottage. Thank you!

  • Friday, 21st of September, 2012, Sallyann&Brian:

    We love our weekends away. But this cottage is just dreamy. It's spotless has all the mod cons but it's still old, cosy and romantic. Breakfast in bed is a must. The garden is lovely and the terrace a lovely sun trap in the mornings. Our week has been a wonderful break in this perfect little cottage. Thank you

  • Friday, 31st of August, 2012, Louise:

    This was my first stay in Penny Cottage, although smaller then Mint. It is still a lovely place to stay, full of character and charm. Thank you for such a warm welcome (as always!)

  • Friday, 31st of August, 2012, John&Sue:

    Welcome basket, flowers and warm welcome much appreciated also beautiful garden a real bonus

  • Friday, 27th of July, 2012, Ian:

    Perfect cottage - just as expected - very comfortable - excellent

  • Friday, 6th of July, 2012, Riidiger:

    It was our dream of an English Cottage. The welcome packet all this thins for our stay, the warmth with flowers - everything was perfect!

  • Friday, 29th of June, 2012, Leo&Anita:

    We had a great time staying at Penny Cottage! Thank you for the warm welcome, the lovely flowers and all the lovely treats (fruit, eggs, bacon, etc.) It makes you feel very welcome and at home. We've played at 3 golf courses in the neighbourhood, Claire Vale. We visited the RHS-garden Hyde Hall:very good!! We did some great cooking from the things we bought at the farmers market. Thank you Denise for all the tips you gave us!

  • Sunday, 3rd of June, 2012, Eric&Claire:

    Thank you again for a lovely weekend. We have the cottage and appreciate all the little extras. Will be back again soon.

  • Friday, 18th of May, 2012, Robin&Sue:

    A truly outstanding holiday cottage in a fascinating, interesting setting. Beautifully equipped in every way – the vases of flowers much appreciated by a dedicated flower arranger! We would thoroughly recommend Penny cottage to family and friends.

  • Friday, 4th of May, 2012, Melody:

    Perfect cottage in lovely location. How amazing to stay in such a historic building, and so central too.

  • Friday, 4th of May, 2012, Faveyrol:

    Just as lovely as Mint Cottage

  • Sunday, 29th of April, 2012, Lindsay:

    We had a fabulous weekend (despite non-stop rain). The cottage was so cosy and warm and all creature comforts well thought out. We will be back!

  • Sunday, 15th of April, 2012, Liz&Jonathan:

    A beautiful cottage – spotlessly clean with everything you could want for relaxing break.

  • Friday, 24th of February, 2012, Sarah:

    Beautiful cottage, beautiful location. We felt at home as soon as we walked through the door.In fact, we did not want to leave. Thank you very much.

  • Sunday, 19th of February, 2012, Fiona:

    Very enjoyable - as usual. We will return

  • Friday, 3rd of February, 2012, Jane :

    We had a lovely time at Penny Cottage - very conveniently situated in Lavenham.

  • Monday, 30th of January, 2012, Joni and Ed:

    Peaceful, perfect cottage located in the heart of Lavenham but having spectacular views over fields in the back. Very cosy.

  • Friday, 13th of January, 2012, Mr and Mrs Allcock:

    We have been most impressed by the high standards and the personal touch such as the fresh flowers. The 'welcome pack' was also 'spot on'.

  • Friday, 30th of December, 2011, Helen and Dave:

    Back again for a cracking Christmas in lovely Lavenham. The perfect house with all the trimmings as always. Thanks to Jane, David and Denise for the special Christmas treats, stunning tree and yummy biscuits! Had an excellent Christmas lunch in The Angel and a fabulous meal in The Greyhoud too. Happy 2012 everybody! PS a big thank you should also go to the cleaners who keep this place spotless and sparkling - nothing is ever missed!

  • Friday, 16th of December, 2011, Frank:

    A perfect place to stay. A pity that we had to leave.

  • Sunday, 4th of December, 2011, Beverley and Robert:

    A fabulously appointed cottage, full of charm and tastefully furnished. Able to walk to all historical sights in Lavenham, within a few minutes.

  • Monday, 14th of November, 2011, Maggie and Andrew:

    A beautiful, romantic, cosy cottage for two in a stunning location. You will not be disappointed. A real treat at any time of the year.

  • Saturday, 15th of October, 2011, Mandy and Giuseppe:

    It is rare that something lives up to its advertisement, especially as on the website, Grove Cottages were not shy about promoting their accommodation, but on arrival at Penny Cottage we were very impressed that the cottage and the service of the company far exceeded expectations.

  • Sunday, 2nd of October, 2011, Peter:

    Penny Cottage has been a wonderful find. High standards and exceptional attention to detail make this a very special place. This is our 4th visit so I think that says it all! Thank you.

  • Thursday, 22nd of September, 2011, Glenda:

    49th wedding anniversary today. Cannot think of a better place to celebrate than Penny Cottage. Second visit and able to explore more of your lovely Suffolk villages and especially Flatford Mill.

  • Monday, 12th of September, 2011, Alison:

    The attention to detail is outstanding, from the lovely welcome pack to the flowers in the bathroom to the log fire laid out etc.

  • Friday, 2nd of September, 2011, Elaine & Jim:

    Penny Cottage is a fantastic retreat for a short or long break. We love every visit. Winter or Summer, Penny Cottage has a fantastic feel as does Lavenham.

  • Friday, 26th of August, 2011, John:

    Our 1st visit to Suffolk but certainly not our last. The perfect cottage in a perfect village, so quintessentially English. Sp peaceful and tranquil and yet handy to visit Constable Country and the Coast. Everything was excellent and exceeded our expectations. The friendliness and professionalism of all staff are a credit to the organisation.

  • Sunday, 21st of August, 2011, Kim & Eddie:

    Really enjoyable week. Warm welcome from the lovely Maryka. Cleanliness of the cottage is outstanding. The welcome basket was much appreciated. Lavenham is a beautiful picturesque village with tea shops, restaurants, gift shops and pubs, all within a short walk of the cottage. Thank you for a lovely holiday.

  • Sunday, 14th of August, 2011, Sian & Richard:

    A very well equipped and comfortable cottage. Thank you for all the little extras.

  • Tuesday, 9th of August, 2011, Sarah:

    We loved our stay at this cosy cottage and would highly recommend it for a couple looking for a quiet, rural break. The decor is simple but not chintzy and we had everything that we needed. Lovely welcome basket !!

  • Sunday, 7th of August, 2011, John & Dorothy:

    Penny cottage is full of character and very comfortable to live in. The garden is lovely with numerous place to sit and relax in comfort.

  • Sunday, 31st of July, 2011, Simon:

    Another fine example of the growing Grove Cottage portfolio of excellence ! An extremely well appointed cottage set in the centre of Lavenham, but secretly hidden from the usual hustle & bustle . Just what was required.

  • Friday, 29th of July, 2011, Janet and Nicola:

    Charming cottage with a lovely garden which we enjoyed very much sipping our tea.

  • Monday, 11th of July, 2011, Sanchia and Rupert:

    Penny Cottage is beautiful! We had a wonderful, relaxing time here. Also the bed is extremely comfy - made it difficult to get up on some mornings!

  • Thursday, 7th of July, 2011, Susan:

    The cottage is even more wonderful than advertised - The garden alone was worth a trip to Suffolk!

  • Friday, 24th of June, 2011, Nici:

    Lovely cottage, great breakfast.

  • Friday, 10th of June, 2011, Frances:

    Fourth stay at Grove Cottages in Lavenham. Perfect as always!

  • Friday, 10th of June, 2011, Stefanie and Elmar:

    We loved our week at Penny Cottage. A lovely place to stay and relax, great but quiet location. Thanks for the lovely welcome - Penny Cottage has everything you need to enjoy your holiday!

  • Friday, 3rd of June, 2011, Julie:

    Picture perfect and essentially practical. A wonderful combination.

  • Monday, 23rd of May, 2011, Dawn and Graeme:

    Now stayed at Mint Cottage and Penny Cottage and we can say we loved both of them. Although Mint Cottage may be a little bigger, Penny Cottage is so cosy , we can't choose between the two. Quality of welcome to the quality of the cottages is truly 5 star. Welcome packs to the quality furnishing is all anyone would want on a weekend break. We will be back very soon. We love it here.

  • Monday, 9th of May, 2011, Steve and Candy:

    Lovely couple of days away in this very quaint cottage, peaceful and good place to rest..

  • Monday, 2nd of May, 2011, Jane and Thomas:

    Penny Cottage is an idyllic retreat, full of character and creature comforts.

  • Monday, 25th of April, 2011, Erin and Edward:

    A beautiful cottage in a stunning location. The house is equipped with everything you need to have an enjoyable stay. A perfect honeymoon location.

  • Monday, 25th of April, 2011, Paul and Sandra:

    Penny Cottage, is without doubt, the most beautiful cottage we've ever stayed in. The cleanliness is spot on. Location perfect and very quiet, only birdsong could be heard. We'll definitely be back.

  • Friday, 22nd of April, 2011, Helen and Jeremy:

    Fantastic location, wonderful cottage, great places to eat, add in the days of pure sunshine - everything we'd hoped for and more.

  • Friday, 15th of April, 2011, Ingrid and Jeremy:

    The perfect place for relaxing and remembering what life should be about! Wonderful.

  • Monday, 11th of April, 2011, Komal and Sachin:

    A welcoming and wonderful break to take away from the stress and hustle and bustle of city life. Just what we needed.

  • Sunday, 20th of March, 2011, Anita and Peter:

    Perfect. Everything you could possibly want or need is here. Maryka has thought of everything to make a stay 100% relaxation.

  • Sunday, 13th of March, 2011, Hazel and Robin:

    One of loveliest cottage we have ever rented. Everything you could think of was provided.

  • Sunday, 27th of February, 2011, Sarah and Greg:

    Penny Cottage was the perfect place for a short break.

  • Saturday, 19th of February, 2011, Paolo and Jane:

    We were blown away by the beauty of the cottage, it was so comfortable and welcoming, in an idyllic position, couldn't ask for anything more - loved it!

  • Sunday, 13th of February, 2011, Melanie:

    We feel guilty for not trying out other cottages, but The Grove Cottages are all so lovely, we know we're assured a fantastic break. The cottages feel more like homes than rented accomodation - we really appreciate the thought put into the furnishings.

  • Monday, 31st of January, 2011, Alex and Hannah:

    Penny cottage was outstanding - it exceeded all of our expectations.

  • Thursday, 27th of January, 2011, Anne and John:

    We are delighted with the cottage its character and the fact it is fully equipped, clean and comfortable. It has been a perfect January break and we have seen Lavenham in its true setting - so tranquil.

  • Monday, 17th of January, 2011, Terri:

    We had a truly wonderful time at Penny Cottage. Everything about it met our expectations. The cottage and location are perfect. We will definitely be back.

  • Monday, 3rd of January, 2011, Gerd:

    We have experienced at least 30 cottage all over the UK and France, mostly very nice ones, but Penny Cottage is definitely one of the very best. The service provided by Grove Cottages is outstanding.

  • Thursday, 30th of December, 2010, Victoria and Martin:

    Just perfect....!

  • Wednesday, 29th of December, 2010, Pauline:

    Everything was perfect!

  • Sunday, 19th of December, 2010, Sharne and Chris:

    Lovely cottage with everything you could possibly need.

  • Sunday, 12th of December, 2010, Geraint:

    A perfect cottage - cosy and very well equipped. Great view from the kitchen window. Very quiet but also central. Really enjoyed everything. Excellent instructions about everything - Maryka was so friendly and charming!

  • Sunday, 5th of December, 2010, Margaret:

    Delightful location, very well appointed, very well equipped cottage.

  • Sunday, 28th of November, 2010, John and Annette:

    Penny Cottage is quite beautiful, cosy and extremely well equipped. It has everything you could wish for and more. We hope to return.

  • Monday, 22nd of November, 2010, Kim:

    Nicest holiday accommodation I have ever stayed in - everything just perfect.

  • Friday, 19th of November, 2010, Joan:

    After staying all over the country in fabulous cottages our expectations are very high but Penny Cottage exceeded our hopes in every way. Fab-u-lous. Many Thanks

  • Friday, 12th of November, 2010, Darrel and Dorry:

    We really appreciated the attention to detail and care in renovation. Everything you will need for your stay, a home from home.

  • Friday, 5th of November, 2010, Jessica:

    The Cottage was better than expected, so clean with lovely touches around the place. A perfect romantic break.

  • Saturday, 30th of October, 2010, Jane and Adrian:

    Excellent, romantic, cosy cottage, with absolutely everything you need. Fantastic location.

  • Sunday, 3rd of October, 2010, Peter:

    This is our 3rd visit to this beautiful litte cottage - perfect in every way.

  • Friday, 10th of September, 2010, Philip:

    Excellent cottage, terrific (peaceful) location, wonderful welcome and welcome pack. A real treasure in every way! Many thanks

  • Sunday, 29th of August, 2010, Alana:

    Penny Cottage is a charming home from home. With all the little personal touches like newspapers, fresh flowers and the wonderful breakfast basket, it strikes the beautiful balance between being cosy and a real treat. 5 Star.

  • Thursday, 26th of August, 2010, Katie and Neil:

    Penny Cottage is absolutely delightful and is situated in the fantastic location of Lavenham. We felt completely spoilt, our every need was catered for and our expectations exceeded time and again. Thanks for a wonderful stay.

  • Saturday, 21st of August, 2010, Amir:

    Every little thing has been arranged and thought of. The operative word is care, we felt we were cared for, Thank you so much.

  • Friday, 20th of August, 2010, Clare:

    We loved our stay at Penny Cottage - a beautiful place in a beautiful town. The welcome basket and thoughtfulness of the facilities let us enjoy Suffolk in true style - Thank you!

  • Saturday, 14th of August, 2010, Colin:

    We have travelled in Spain and England. This is the best accommodation we have ever stayed in. As we live in Spain we will be recommending it to all our friends, as a perfect holiday in England.

  • Friday, 6th of August, 2010, Sharon:

    Wonderful greeting by Maryka. Ideal for recharging ones batteries. Penny Cottage is perfection.

  • Friday, 16th of July, 2010, Jackie and Chris:

    Lovely cottage and the bikes were a great added bonus.

  • Sunday, 4th of July, 2010, Anya and Richard:

    The quality of everything is superb. Maryka has thought of everything. Furnishings, equipment and complimentary welcome basket all of the highest standard.

  • Friday, 18th of June, 2010, Caroline:

    Why can't my own house be like this? Love it here. Thank you to Maryka, Jane, David and Co. for all the care and attention to detail.

  • Friday, 11th of June, 2010, Joni:

    A spotless cottage that is cosy and in a great location with a beautiful garden and view. Fresh flowers everywhere inside and out !

  • Tuesday, 8th of June, 2010, John:

    Quaint historical cottage, exposed beams, lovely garden, tranquil setting and a different pace of life - a wonderful place to unwind.

  • Thursday, 3rd of June, 2010, Paul & Helen:

    Beautiful place to visit. Fantastic welcome from Maryka. Thank you very much for a wonderful stay.

  • Friday, 28th of May, 2010, Yvonne & Michael:

    Everything about Penny Cottage is perfect. Fresh flowers, Welcome Basket and personalise dgreeting. I will definitely recommend.

  • Thursday, 20th of May, 2010, Jeff:

    Penny cottage 'does exactly what it says on the tin'! The position, facilities and welcome pack were all excellent. A super cottage in a wonderful English setting. Thanks to Maryka and all at Grove Cottages.

  • Sunday, 9th of May, 2010, Tom and Jo:

    We had the most relaxing and fun weekend in Penny Cottage. The photos did not do it justice and it was exactly what we were looking for as a weekend away from London.

  • Wednesday, 5th of May, 2010, Martin:

    Perfection!

  • Monday, 3rd of May, 2010, John and Annette:

    We were made very welcome. We appreciated the excellent welcome hamper, flowers and soup. Everything we could possibly need was provided and in very good quality.

  • Friday, 23rd of April, 2010, Alan:

    It would be very hard to find a nicer cottage; the welcome was good, the village amazing. A really relaxing short break.

  • Friday, 23rd of April, 2010, Ingrid and Jeremy:

    We had a wonderful time. The cottage is perfect and we couldn't recommend it highly enough. We will definately be back!

  • Monday, 5th of April, 2010, Antony and Katherine:

    An exceptional cottage in a prime location presented immaculately ! A big Thankyou.

  • Friday, 2nd of April, 2010, Alan and Jo:

    Very cosy and well equipped. Would be the perfect cottage to live in.

  • Friday, 26th of March, 2010, Tim and Karen:

    Would highly recommend this cottage. Beautiful decor and attention to detail, spotlessly clean and in a fantastic location. Feels like you have stepped back in time !

  • Monday, 15th of March, 2010, Cath and Phil:

    Penny Cottage is a beautiful cottage in an excellent location. The attention to detail in this cottage is second to none. It is by far the most lovingly restored and well equipped cottage I have ever stayed in. Thank you!

  • Sunday, 14th of March, 2010, Barbara and John:

    Second visit to Lavenham, two different cottages equally impressive, we are looking forward to sampling more, it's almost like having your own cottage in the country. Maryka as helpful and charming as ever.

  • Monday, 8th of March, 2010, Garry:

    Penny Cottage fab. Lavenham quaint. Fabulous weekend.

  • Friday, 26th of February, 2010, Derick and Jo:

    Fantastic weekend stay at Penny cottage. Beautifully clean and well presented cosy cottage. Great location within a few minutes walk to the town square. Although the weather wasn't good enough to sit out in the garden the views onto it from the kitchen were lovely - managed to see deer and pheasants.

  • Friday, 19th of February, 2010, Les and Bronwen:

    One of the best equipped cottages we've ever stayed in. Everything we could possibly need for a fantastic weekend had been thought of.

  • Monday, 15th of February, 2010, Andy and Jane:

    A beautiful cottage - perfect in every way. A wonderful place to spend a romantic Valentines weekend. Looking forward to returning. Thank you

  • Monday, 25th of January, 2010, Rob:

    We have enjoyed ourselves but your website already says it all.

  • Monday, 18th of January, 2010, Mary-Anne and john:

    What a great find! From the warm welcome extended by Maryka to David pulling out all the stops to solve the temporary heating problem, we cannot praise this place highly enough. Absolutely everything we needed, and more (fresh flowers - how many holiday lets go this far!) for a quiet break in the English countryside. This aside from the history and picturesque villages which, in themselves, are more than worth a visit. Even though we were here in the worst winter period for 30 years, we managed to get out and about. We thoroughly enjoyed everything we did including a beautiful Sunday walk round Stoke-by-Nayland, with families tobogganing and great pub (The Crown) to two peaceful days at Minsmere. Perfect!! We hope to return.

  • Monday, 18th of January, 2010, Maryanne:

    The perfect place to chill out in historic and picturesque rural suffolk. No stone left unturned to provide every comfort.

  • Tuesday, 29th of December, 2009, Hazel and Ray:

    An excellent cottage in an exemplary village.

  • Monday, 28th of December, 2009, Pete:

    Our first ever Christmas away from home on our own and we couldn't have chosen a more cosy olde worlde cottage in which to spend it. Lots of lovely welcoming touches including a Christmas Tree and a big tin of choccy biscuits. Although it was freezing outside the cottage was so warm we hardly needed to light the fire stove. Quality accomodation.

  • Friday, 4th of December, 2009, Elaine and Jim:

    Another delightful stay at Penny Cottage, warm welcome from Maryka. Cosy and charming, sorry to be leaving !

  • Monday, 30th of November, 2009, Mike and Claire:

    Fantastic stay in a beautiful, very well equipped, cottage. Spent most of our time relaxing but enjoyed the farmers market and browsing the shops of Lavenham. Great meal at 'The Great House' on Saturday night.

  • Monday, 16th of November, 2009, Peter:

    A perfect cottage in everyway. This was our second visit but not our last we hope. It felt like coming home ! Walking by the river at Iken Cliff was magical.

  • Monday, 19th of October, 2009, Angus and Mary:

    Beautiful comfortable cosy cottage, fitted out to the high standards we have come to expect from Grove Cottages.

  • Monday, 19th of October, 2009, Michael and Vera:

    How refreshing to find somewhere that actually lives upto and even exceeds expectations.

  • Sunday, 11th of October, 2009, Helen:

    Fresh flowers everywhere, a fire ready to light, the softest bed linen and a super beamy cottage - absolutely beautiful ! So quiet too, although 2 mins walk to village.

  • Friday, 2nd of October, 2009, Richard and Alex:

    Penny cottage completely surpassed our expectations - a gorgeous and romantic place to get away from it all !

  • Saturday, 19th of September, 2009, Chris:

    You will not be dissapointed with Penny Cottage. It thoughtfully combines the medieval character with modern utilities such as the kitchen and bathroom. Spacious bedroom with a fantastic preserved vaulted roof and cosy large living room with its lovely wood burner. Fantastic. We will come again!

  • Friday, 11th of September, 2009, Denis and Barbara:

    The cottage was absolutely delightful - a perfect base from which to explore the many charming villages in Suffolk. The welcome food basket was very generous and much appreciated. We are so glad we discovered Lavenham -a real gem.

  • Friday, 4th of September, 2009, Derek and Jan:

    So tranquil yet so close to all that the beautiful village of Lavenham has to offer, Penny Cottage is perfect. Ideal for a break, and so comfortable.

  • Friday, 4th of September, 2009, Wendy:

    Wonderful cottage, great location. Highly recommend this property to friends and family.

  • Sunday, 30th of August, 2009, Sam and Johanna:

    Excellent standard of cleanliness. Perfectly formed cottage with everything thought of. Brilliant to have a realistic supply of towels and toilet paper!

  • Thursday, 27th of August, 2009, Maureen and Colin:

    The perfect retreat, in a beautiful cottage, in lovely countryside, can't wait to return.

  • Friday, 14th of August, 2009, Alison and Paul:

    Absolutely fabulous - great cottage and location. Everything on the doorstep, yet quiet! The extra small but special details are lovely - the welcome hamper, the flowers and that wonderful, comfortable bed; all worth the 4 hour drive for a lovely chilled out week.

  • Friday, 31st of July, 2009, Christine Cork:

    The cottage is beautiful, immaculate and homely. The 'little' touches are so appreciated-the welcome pack of eggs, bread and fruit was delightful!

  • Monday, 20th of July, 2009, Moy:

    Wonderful - the cottage has been so lovingly restored and kept that we've felt as if we've spent the week in a real life 'Country Living' magazine!

  • Monday, 13th of July, 2009, John and Tina:

    A superb cottage in a superb location.

  • Friday, 10th of July, 2009, Sean and Anna:

    Probably the best appointed holiday cottage we have ever visited - and we have visited many !

  • Friday, 26th of June, 2009, Jacqueline:

    The personal touches and attention to detail makes a holiday with Grove Cottages an absolute delight. Most relaxing holiday in years. Grove Cottages, A class act!

  • Friday, 19th of June, 2009, Jim:

    Penny cottage is a lovely 'home from home' and doesn't feel like a holiday cottage. Peaceful with lots of character - a real pleasure.

  • Friday, 22nd of May, 2009, David and Amanda:

    Exceeded our expectations - a beautiful cottage with some lovely little touches - you didn't forget a thing!

  • Monday, 4th of May, 2009, Sally:

    We came here on our honeymoon - The cottage was so romantic and perfect, no detail left out and the location of lavenham was just lovely. Thank you for helping make our honeymoon so special!

  • Monday, 4th of May, 2009, Sally:

    We came here on our honeymoon - The cottage was so romantic and perfect, no detail left out and the location of lavenham was just lovely. Thank you for helping make our honeymoon so special!

  • Friday, 17th of April, 2009, Edward and Fiona:

    Beautifully appointed cottage in a lovely village, superb countryside. A great holiday, especially for those that enjoy english countryside. We were made to feel welcome everywhere we went.

  • Tuesday, 14th of April, 2009, Catherine:

    The best cottage we have ever stayed at - it's the little touches, fresh flowers, laid fire, candles. Beautifully done.

  • Monday, 13th of April, 2009, Maxine:

    Once again, Grove Cottages proved to be the only people providing a charming, stylish and practical cottage in the right location. I don't even bother looking elsewhere now.

  • Friday, 10th of April, 2009, Dan and Vicky:

    Who needs Paris and Venice for a romantic weekend when you have Penny cottage in Lavenham!

  • Friday, 27th of February, 2009, Gareth & Julie:

    A very high quality cottage, in a great location; walking distance to pubs & restaurants; a totally relaxing weekend; sheer bliss!

  • Friday, 30th of January, 2009, Steve:

    A perfect cottage for our anniversary weekend - absolutely beautiful in sunshine and snow!

  • Monday, 15th of December, 2008, Sue & Geoff:

    Attention to detail and quality furnishings, produce and equipment plus an idyllic location make Penny Cottage an eminently, repeatable experience - lovely!

  • Monday, 8th of December, 2008, Cassie:

    Penny Cottage is a fantastic cosy cottage in beautiful Lavenham. All we could ever need just on our doorstep; cannot wait to come back!

  • Monday, 10th of November, 2008, David & Susan:

    Wonderful, wonderful cottage - it took our breath away!

  • Monday, 3rd of November, 2008, Richard & Melanie:

    We had the most relaxing break. The cottage was impeccable - every detail was considered

  • Friday, 24th of October, 2008, Carrie & Tony:

    A really relaxing and comfortable holiday in an idyllic cottage. We have never been greeted with such a friendly welcome. Our holiday got off to an excellent start & we thoroughly enjoyed the cottage and it's comforts.

  • Monday, 20th of October, 2008, Richard & Elizabeth:

    A lovely, well appointed cottage. Cosy & beautifully furnished. One of the nicest cottages we have ever stayed in.

  • Friday, 17th of October, 2008, Barbara:

    A real gem of a cottage. A wonderful weekend retreat. Everything you expect and more. Attention to detail 1st class. Fresh flowers wonderful. Thank You!

  • Friday, 10th of October, 2008, Linden & Gary:

    This is the most perfect cottage we have ever stayed in. Everything about the cottage is perfect. Attention to detail is Very impressive.

  • Monday, 29th of September, 2008, John:

    Well equipped and comfortable cottage with lots of character. Peaceful location, felt like home !

  • Friday, 19th of September, 2008, Peter:

    Exceptional find! Very well appointed and a perfect place from which to explore and enjoy Suffolk.

  • Friday, 12th of September, 2008, Stephen & Diane:

    Penny Cottage was beautifully prepared and very welcoming. Near to the town, and yet very quiet and peaceful. Looking forward to our return visit!

  • Monday, 1st of September, 2008, Roz, Simon & Imogen:

    What a find! A beautiful & stylish cottage in the heart of lovely Lavenham. Weve been really impressed by all the service from Eloises helpfulness with the booking, to the thoughtfulness of Kate in making the cottage baby friendly and so welcoming. Amazing attention to detail. Thanks!

  • Friday, 29th of August, 2008, John & Helen:

    Sometimes you just happen upon perfection

  • Friday, 22nd of August, 2008, Tony & Angela:

    Pound Cottage has been a beautiful sanctuary! We have enjoyed Suffolk hugely and this has been the best holiday cottage we have ever stayed in! Thank you for making us feel so welcome!

  • Monday, 28th of July, 2008, Hedley & Jane:

    Penny Cottage is stunning, sensitively restored & beautifully furnished. It exceeded all our expectations. We can

  • Tuesday, 15th of July, 2008, Angelique:

    WOW! Be transported back in time, to this beautiful, cosy cottage. Peace & tranquility - so good to relax and get away from your busy lives.

  • Tuesday, 10th of June, 2008, Alastair:

    A really lovely cottage with everything one would need, but the personal touches made it very special  fresh bread and flowers. Many Thanks for a wonderful weekend

  • Wednesday, 4th of June, 2008, Maddie & Ben:

    Fantastic Cottage - really beautiful and luxurious! Amazing views and Lavenham is gorgeous!

  • Tuesday, 3rd of June, 2008, Claire & Alex:

    Wonderful! Beautiful cottage with fantastic views and a really cosy feel. We were in a home away from home and the team at Grove Cottages really do tailor each stay to the individuals needs. Thank you.

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