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Higham Place Lodge

3 Bedroom Cottage in Suffolk

Was originally built to a sketch drawn by Sir Edwin Lutyens and sleeps six in three King-size bedrooms. It has a large open plan kitchen and living room with windows on three sides connecting to a South-facing terrace and generous garden with direct access to a private fifteen-acre park through an orchard. This retreat is ideal for the less mobile as it is all on one level.


Higham, Dedham Vale, Suffolk | 3 King-size bedrooms | Sleeps 6

The Ground Floor

Open Plan Living Area – Sitting room with comfortable armchair, sofas, dining table for six and French windows opening out onto the terrace, garden, orchard and private park.

Kitchen – Modern with cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster and washing machine.

Master Bedroom – King-size bed and en-suite shower room with lavatory and hand basin.

Garden Bedroom – King-size bed and South-facing views over the garden.

Lutyens Bedroom – King-size bed and log burning stove.

Family bathroom – Bath with handheld and power shower, lavatory and hand basin.


Glorious lavender enveloped terrace with BBQ, table and chairs for six that overlooks the enclosed dog-proof garden, orchard and private fifteen-acre park beyond.

Entertainment at Higham Place Lodge

We’re delighted to invite you to stay at Higham Place Lodge, which is set within 15 acres of private parkland making it the perfect location for your next relaxing break. The spectacular scenery begins with our orchard from which you can access the park and enjoy this rural retreat at entirely your own pace. Whether you want to kick back in our luxury accommodation or explore the Dedham Valley, Higham Place Lodge has everything to offer you!

The Fenwick family have been based in Higham since 1936, and with a collection of six exclusive local holiday properties to choose from, we consider ourselves to be highly knowledgeable about Constable Country. Suffolk’s beautiful rolling countryside is a stunning base for your next holiday and we’re always happy to share our local knowledge with our guests to Higham Place Lodge as well as our other country retreats.We can come up with some personalised recommendations for you based on the type of activity you might enjoy in the Dedham Vale area. Simply get in touch with us in advance of your arrival at Higham, or alternatively you can contact us once you’ve arrived and settled into your comfortable and luxurious accommodation. We can put together some suggestions for family adventures including visiting the Anglia Railway Museum, Jimmy’s Farm or Colchester Zoo as well as providing details of local events in the area depending on the season in which you’re visiting.

Relaxing at Higham Place Lodge

Upon arrival at Higham Place Lodge, you’ll find some selected provisions alongside some local information guides and maps for you to pour over as you take stock of your surroundings. If you’d like to stay close to your accommodation there are breath-taking local walks which you can begin right from the orchard. We also provide details of excellent restaurants and cafes in the Dedham Vale area which will provide you with a hearty meal after your stroll! Whether you’re using Higham Place Lodge as a base to explore the East of England or require accommodation to visit family and friends in the area, you’ll understand immediately why Constable felt so connected to this beautifully scenic part of the country.

We’re absolutely passionate and committed about the quality of accommodation that we offer at Higham Place Lodge as well as ensuring that you love the Dedham Vale as much as we do! Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any queries or recommendation requests.

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Dogs Welcome



On arrival you will be treated to a Welcome Basket containing free-range organic whole milk, fresh locally baked loaf and cake, jar of marmalade, slab of butter, choice of two cereals and a bottle of wine to wash it all down.

The kitchen is equipped with tea, coffee, sugar, dish soap & tablets, and hand soap. All bedlinen is 100% Egyptian cotton and pillows are feather & down (two per guest). All guests also get 100% cotton towels that are large, white and generously threaded and accompanied by White Company toiletries and plenty of loo paper. There is an iron and board, hairdryer and ample clothes storage in drawers and on coat hangers. Highchair and travel cot are available.

Welcome Basket

Pet Friendly

Off Street Parking

Free WiFi

Log Fire

42" Smart TV

Retro DAB Radio

Washing Machine

Oil Central Heating

Detailed House Guide

Iron & Board


Fridge Freezer


Travel Cot