Darsham Country Centre, Old Station House Main Road Darsham Saxmundham, Suffolk. IP17 3JU
Group accommodation close to The Suffolk Heritage CoastDarsham Country Centre boasts a unique and exciting setting in Darsham's former railway station and station master's house. The line is still in use and has hourly trains going between Ipswich and Lowestoft. An independent charity affiliated with the Woodcraft Folk, the Country Centre provides affordable self catering accommodation for groups of up to 24 people in 7 bedrooms in a mix of bunk and single beds. Recently refurbished, the facilities include a large, fully equipped kitchen, a separate dining room and a large lounge with pool table & piano. Outside there's a BBQ area with picnic tables and a large grassed area for games and a camp fire. The Centre is perfectly situated for exploring the beauty of the Suffolk countryside and visiting the area's many tourist attractions. The Suffolk Heritage Coast with sandy beaches, nature reserves and bird sanctuaries is just 6 miles away and the pretty market town of Saxmundham is also a few minutes drive away. For walkers the East Suffolk Line Walks are accessible from the Centre. Perfect for groups of friends and families, schools and clubs, the Centre offers discounts to voluntary groups and statutory organisations. Parking for 6 cars. Bikes available to hire. Overflow camping for up to 15 by arrangement. Well behaved dogs welcome at no extra cost. (Registered Charity number 1047729).
Beds & Rooms:24: 2x5, 3x4, 2x1
Price per night:Charities/voluntary groups: £170. Statutory groups: £250. Private groups: W/end & BH: £385. Sun-Thurs: £275
Booking:Check availability then phone 07941640796, or email [email protected] to make a provisional booking date. Please note bookings are only accepted when at least 2 people aged 21 or over will be present for the duration of the booking.
Directions:From the South and London take the A12 north towards Colchester, Ipswich and Lowestoft. Coming from the North follow the A14 to Ipswich and then A12. Darsham is about 25 miles north of Ipswich and the centre is situated on the A12 at the railway crossing at Darsham Station one mile north of the village of Yoxford.
- Greater Anglia trains run regularly every hour from Ipswich and Lowestoft and onward to and from London Liverpool Street. Local bus service see www.suffolkonboard.com.
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This accommodation is available at the following peak timesAvailable Easter 2024 Available October Half Term 2024
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