Guestbook

Many of our guests are kind enough to leave a message in our visitor book.  We have created this word cloud to give a flavour of the key words we find there...

 

2016 February (Party of friends) - A haven of tranquility ...so easy to unwind and relax. We loved Elvis and Nancy's moves, and the turkey's character. Fantastic house, so full of history and personality. A great stay, thank you

2016 February (Anon) - A lovely cosy warm cottage so easy to relax in, to talk and eat. Beds amazingly comfortable.

2016 Februry (party opf seven) - The cottage is lovely. It's refreshing to see all the basics and so much more. We recommend the Crown at Stowupland food from 6pm.

2016 February (party from Sheffield) - Warm, welcoming and so much character!

2016 February (anon) - We can't fault anything ; the cottage is so clean and welcoming, we wouldn't hesitate to come again, but next time will be in the summer!
Thank you it was just fantastic!

2016 February (50th birthday party) - You have a beautiful cottage. Will definitely recommend and come again.

2016 January (50th birthday party) - Thank you for much needed 'escape to the country'.

2016 January (party of 5) - Cosy and warm - just what we needed a peaceful and relaxing real after the festive period. We recommend the Four Horseshoes at Thornham; good food and dogs are welcome.

2016 January (family) A very comfortable and relaxing stay, the house had everything we needed. the children enjoyed seeing the animal and walking in the mud and puddles. Will definitely recommend to friends. 

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2015 December (Extended family) Lovely cottage for Christmas break lots of character and all the vital mod cons. The dog loved the fields and the toddler loved all the toys - inside and out.

2015 December (School friends of 30 years) Our stay was fab; the dog loved the walks - your home is beautiful.

2015 December (Young family) Beautiful cottage. Lovely relaxing stay spent eating and relaxing by the fire and taking walks in the countryside - thank you!.

2015 November (Family with dog) Everything we needed and more. The kids loved the playroom; we all loved the amazing log burner.

2015 November (Anon) A wonderfully relaxing time.

2015 November (Couple) The cottage is very comfortable and well equipped - not enough time! Will definitely be back to do more exploring.

2015 November (2 couples) Love the house and gardens; the goats, chickens and turkeys are a bonus! Cocketts is great base to explore Thornham Magna for walks and Framingham Castle.

2015 October (2 families) Perfect holiday in the most wonderful surroundings...

2015 October (Family) The log burner made the evenings so cosy

2015 September (Family with dogs) A lovely weekend break - very comfortable and well equipped. Great treacle bacon from Mr Allards butcher.
— Family with dogs

2015 August (Bridal party) The garden is fabulous; (my daughter) was thrilled to arrive the day new chicks were born. The Deli at the Chilli farm is amazing.
— Family

2015 August (Anon) A home away from home; we really appreciated the well equipped kitchen.

2015 August (Family) A perfect place to come home and relax - no need to venture far as the beauty is on the doorstep; bunnies, deer and birds in the huge peaceful garden. The children especially enjoyed their bedroom, the playroom and the goats chickens and turkeys.

2015 July (Bridal party) Lovely cottage for my niece and her bridesmaids to leave from for her wedding, weather was perfect. Gardens lovely, and so peaceful. I enjoyed feeding the animals.

2015 June (2 couples) Lovely stay. Fab cottage in super grounds....loved the goats, turkeys and hens.

2015 May (Family of 3) Wonderful home away from home. Honestly the best rental I have stayed in north or south of the equator. We had beautifully relaxing time - all being well we shall return.

2015 May (Couple with dog) Lovely relaxing week in what has to be one of the most beautiful cottages we've ever stayed in - truly beautiful.

2015 February (Family with boys 10 and 14)  Wonderful few days in this gorgeous cottage.   Boys loved the playroom; we all loved chilling by the fire.

2015 February:  Everything we needed was already here!

2014/15 New Year:  Wonderful

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2014 Christmas Family get together:  Hard to find and harder to leave. A one-of-a-kind cottage that has it all.

2014 December:  Lovely cottage perfect for a family gathering

2014 November:  Such a lovely stay, just what we were looking for. Lots of relaxing by the fire, autumn walks, days out and lots of food.

2014 October:  We had a great stay and enjoyed playing with the goats Elvis and Nancy

2014 September:  Lovely week in your excellent cottage.

2014 September:  Lovely, lovely, lovely. This gorgeous old house, the beautiful and peaceful setting and the sound of the wind in the trees just what we needed. You’ve thought of everything and we loved the plush bath sheets!

2014 August:  What a beautiful spot, and a great house – very well equipped. The children enjoyed visiting the goats and the rocking horse was en even bigger hit.

2014 August - Family:  Lovely week in this comfortable cottage. We’ve really enjoyed the garden and the tranquil setting

2014 July Family from Canada:  What a beautiful spot. Our 11 month old enjoyed visiting the goats every day. Cocketts garden offers a quiet retreat. We had a great stay and a wonderful week.

2014 July Friends reunion:  We love this pace!

2014 June Family for a 90th birthday get together:  Quiet and peaceful cottage in beautiful surroundings

2014 June:  Lovely. Very peaceful place to celebrate a 50th birthday. Garden perfect for football and cricket. Loved Nancy and Elvis (the pygmy goats)

2014 May – three couples:  What a wonderful spot just what we wished for. Cocketts has restorative powers.

2014 May – two couples with young children: A lovely holiday…our 3 year old loved the playhouse

2014 April:  A fabulous week of rest and peace; we made the most of this beautiful house, thanks for making it so welcoming

2014 April:  Fantastic long weekend away from it all. Really comfortable accommodation and a truly beautiful setting. The dog was in seventh heaven.

2014 March 3 couples and a dog:  Delightful property in a gorgeous setting.

2014 March Couple with young child:  Brilliant place – you’ve thought of everything. Our 2 year old particularly enjoyed the train set.

2014 February:  Stayed for 2 days – could have stayed for two weeks. Couldn’t have asked for more.

2014 Family:  Beautiful house; very well equipped and perfect for our five and one year old. Loved the wood burner, so cosy.

2014 Family with dog for a weekend break:  Wonderful – just perfect for a weekend away. Every little thing has been thought of.

 **********************2013************************   

2013 New Year: Loved it!

2013 Christmas: Lovely family Christmas on this cosy cottage

2013 December: Lovely weekend, perfect house for all the children

2013 November - 3 girls, weekend break: Practically perfect in every way

2013 October – three couples with eighteen month old babies:  We have had the happiest and most magical of times. The cottage is lovely to stay in and so well looked after. This place has played a significant part in the lives of our young families and will be remembered as the most wonderful of times by us all.

2013 October Friends get together:  Beautiful cottage – we couldn’t have asked for a more special environment for our reunion

2013 September:  A lovely cottage to relax in – warm and cosy with everything to hand and comfortable beds!

2013 September: A peaceful get away from it all – just what we needed. A beautiful cottage in a lovely garden; you‘ve thought of everything

2013 August Family: Lovely holiday in the beautiful house and gardens

2013 July: Fabulous cottage with everything provided that you could hope for

2013 July: Wonderful time on this cosy and well equipped cottage

2013 July – family with dog: Lovely home from home…everything we wanted and more so well equipped especially for children

2013 June- for a family wedding: Lovely Suffolk cottage everything we needed…loved the towels and the toys insode and out

2013 June: Beautiful. Just what we needed.

2013 June: Lovely week…lovely cottage…well-appointed and thoughtfully done

2013 May: Lovely time – great weather but it was still nice to get the fire going and settle in for a quiet evening

2013 May – brilliant weekend attention to detail is amazing and the cottage so comfortable

2013 May - family birthday: Fabulous week in your comfortable and well equipped cottage – really memorable.

2013 March – Family from York: Surpassed our expectation, so much better than described…well equipped and very comfortable…with two young children the toys were a boon...lovely crisp white bedding and spotlessly clean

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2012/2013 New year: Cottage is very cosy and that kitchen table was well-used for games as well as meals.   All in all very relaxing

2012 Christmas – international family converging for Christmas: Warm welcoming and well equipped

2012 just before Christmas: Insanely gorgeous. The fire, the tree and the ambience…beautifully peaceful and Christmassy. We haven’t stopped chatting and laughing since we got here. The master bedroom was amazing I feel like I’m in Jane Eyre

2012 Autumn ‘Girls’ get together: Perfect for a girly weekend. So welcoming, comfortable and cosy. You’ve ticked all our boxes

2012 Autumn: Loved the fire and all the toys in the top bedroom

2012 Family with small children Autumn: Lovely week, well equipped for small children who got very messy oin the garden. Enjoyed the log fire..

2012 October: Cocketts is beautiful, very well equipped and totally relaxing

2012 September: Wonderful relaxing time in this beautiful cottage

2012 September Couple with dog: Delightful cottage, so comfortably furnished and equipped. Delightful refreshing break

2012 Family with young boy - Summer: Charming cottage with a fantastic play loft, a playhouse in the garden and a wonderful range of toys

2012 Summer: The log burner is so cosy…

2012 August. Family from Swansea: Loved the rabbits in the garden

2012 March Family birthday and de-stress: Fantastic weekend in this beautiful well equipped cottage. Children loved it. Of all the cottages we have stayed in, this is the best

2012 February. Family birthday celebration: Beautiful well equipped cottage in a lovely peaceful setting. It was heaven.

2012 February: What a beautiful place! Superbly equipped with an interesting history

2012 February. Family with dog: Relaxing weekend in a beautiful cottage…

2012 January. Family with young children: Beautiful accommodation, perfect for our 2 and 4 years olds who love the place

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2011/12 New Year: Relaxing, plenty of room for both families and a lovely setting

2011 Christmas: Wonderful…beautiful house, so warm and welcoming

2011 September: Lovely cottage, great garden and fantastically well equipped

2011 August. 40th Birthday celebration: Wonderfully cosy and comfortable, something for all including the dog

2011 August. Connecticut family: Cocketts is beautiful…it breathes history

 



A haven of tranquility ...so easy to unwind and relax. We loved Elvis and Nancy's moves, and the turkeys character. Fantastic house, so full of history and personality. A great stay, thank you

Party of friends, 

A lovely cosy warm cottage so easy to relax in, to talk and eat. Beds amazingly comfortable.

Anon, 

The cottage is lovely. It's refreshing to see all the basics and so much more. We recommend the Crown at Stowupland food from 6pm.

Party of seven, 

Warm, welcoming and so much character!

Party from Sheffield, 

We can't fault anything ; the cottage is so clean and welcoming, we wouldn't hesitate to come again, but next time will be in the summer!
Thank you it was just fantastic!

Anon, 

You have a beautiful cottage. Will definitely recommend and come again.

Anon, 

Thank you for much needed 'escape to the country'.

50th Party family getaway, 

Cosy and warm - just what we needed a peaceful and relaxing real after the festive period. We recommend the Four Horseshoes at Thornham; good food and dogs are welcome.

Party of 5, 

A very comfortable and relaxing stay, the house had everything we needed. the children enjoyed seeing the animal and walking in the mud and puddles. Will definitely recommend to friends.

Family, 

Lovely cottage for Christmas break lots of character and all the vital mod cons. The dog loved the fields and the toddler loved all the toys - inside and out.

Extended family, 

Our stay was fab; the dog loved the walks - your home is beautiful.

School friends of 30 years, 

Beautiful cottage. Lovely relaxing stay spent eating and relaxing by the fire and taking walks in the countryside - thank you!.

Young family, 

Everything we needed and more. The kids loved the playroom; we all loved the amazing log burner.

Family with dog, 

A wonderfully relaxing time.

Anon, 

The cottage is very comfortable and well equipped - not enough time! Will definitely be back to do more exploring.

Couple, 

Love the house and gardens; the goats, chickens and turkeys are a bonus! Cocketts is great base to explore Thornham Magna for walks and Framingham Castle.

2 couples, 

Perfect holiday in the most wonderful surroundings...

Two Families, 

The log burner made the evenings so cosy

Family, 

A lovely weekend break - very comfortable and well equipped. Great treacle bacon from Mr Allards butcher.

Family with dogs, 

The garden is fabulous; (my daughter) was thrilled to arrive the day new chicks were born. The Deli at the Chilli farm is amazing.

Family, 

A home away from home ; we really appreciated the well equipped kitchen.

Anon, 

A perfect place to come home and relax - no need to venture far as the beauty is on the doorstep; bunnies, deer and birds in the huge peaceful garden. The children especially enjoyed their bedroom, the playroom and the goats chickens and turkeys.

Family, 

Lovely cottage for my niece and her bridesmaids to leave from for her wedding, weather was perfect. Gardens lovely, and so peaceful. I enjoyed feeding the animals.

Bridal party, 

Lovely stay. Fab cottage in super grounds....loved the goats, turkeys and hens.

2 couples, 

Wonderful home away from home. Honestly the best rental I have stayed in north or south of the equator. We had beautifully relaxing time - all being well we shall return.

Family of 3, 

Lovely relaxing week in what has to be one of the most beautiful cottages we've ever stayed in - truly beautiful.

Couple with dog, 

Fantastic stay. Cottage beautiful, gardens fab. Thanks

Family with a dog, 

Wonderful few days in this gorgeous cottage. Boys loved the playroom; we all loved chilling by the fire.

Family with boys 10 and 14, 

Everything we needed was already here!

Anon, 

Hard to find and harder to leave. A one-of-a-kind cottage that has it all.

Family get together, 

Lovely cottage perfect for a family gathering

Family gathering, 

Such a lovely stay just what we were looking for lots of relaxing by the fire autumn walks, days out and lots of food.

Anon, 

We had a great stay and enjoyed playing with the goats Elvis and Nancy

Family, 

Lovely week in your excellent cottage.

Anon, 

Lovely, lovely, lovely. This gorgeous old house, the beautiful and peaceful setting and the sound of the wind in the trees just what we needed. You’ve thought of everything and we loved the plush bath sheets!

2 Families, 

What a beautiful spot and a great house – very well equipped. The children enjoyed visiting the goats and the rocking horse was en even bigger hit.
2014 August - Family

Family, 

Lovely week in this comfortable cottage. We’ve really enjoyed the garden and the tranquil setting

Family, 

What a beautiful spot. Our 11 month old enjoyed visiting the goats every day. Cocketts garden offers a quiet retreat. We had a great stay and a wonderful week.

July Family from Canada, with 11month old, 

We love this pace!

Friends reunion, 

Quiet and peaceful cottage in beautiful surroundings

Family for a 90th birthday get together, 

Lovely. Very peaceful place to celebrate a 50th birthday. Garden perfect for football and cricket. Loved Nancy and Elvis (the goats).

Family 50th birthday get together, 

A fabulous week of rest and peace; we made the most of this beautiful house, thanks for making it so welcoming

Anon, 

Fantastic long weekend away from it all. Really comfortable accommodation and a truly beautiful setting. The dog was in seventh heaven.

Anon, 

Delightful property in a gorgeous setting

3 couples and a dog, 

Brilliant place – you’ve thought of everything. Our 2 year old particularly enjoyed the (Brio) train set.

Couple with young child, 

Stayed for 2 days – could have stayed for two weeks. Couldn’t have asked for more.

Anon, 

Beautiful house; very well equipped and perfect for our five and one year old. Loved the wood burner, so cosy

Family, 

Wonderful – just perfect for a weekend away. Every little thing has been thought of.

Family, 

Lovely family Christmas on this cosy cottage

Family, 

Lovely weekend, perfect house for all the children

Family, 

We have had the happiest and most magical of times. The cottage is lovely to stay in and so well looked after. This place has played a significant part in the lives of our young families and will be remembered as the most wonderful of times by us all.

Three couples with eighteen month old babies, 

Beautiful cottage – we couldn’t have asked for a more special environment for our reunion

Friends get together, 

A lovely cottage to relax in – warm and cosy with everything to hand and comfortable beds!

Anon, 

A peaceful get away from it all – just what we needed. A beautiful cottage in a lovely garden; you‘ve thought of everything

Anon, 

Lovely holiday in the beautiful house and gardens

Family, 

Fabulous cottage with everything provided that you could hope for

Family, 

Wonderful time on this cosy and well equipped cottage

Family, 

Lovely home from home…everything we wanted and more so well equipped especially for children

Family with dog, 

Lovely Suffolk cottage everything we needed…loved the towels and the toys inside and out

For a family wedding, 

Beautiful. Just what we needed.

Anon, 

Lovely week…lovely cottage…well-appointed and thoughtfully done

Anon, 

Lovely time – great weather but it was still nice to get the fire going and settle in for a quiet evening

Anon, 

Brilliant weekend. Attention to detail is amazing and the cottage so comfortable

Anon, 

Fabulous week in your comfortable and well equipped cottage - really memorable.

Family birthday, 

Surpassed our expectation, so much better than described…well equipped and very comfortable…with two young children the toys were a boon...lovely crisp white bedding and spotlessly clean

New York Family, 

Cottage is very cosy and that kitchen table was well-used for games as well as meals. All in all very relaxing

Anon, 

Loved it!

Anon, 

Warm welcoming and well equipped

International family, 

Insanely gorgeous. The fire, the tree and the ambience…beautifully peaceful and Christmassy. We haven’t stopped chatting and laughing since we got here. The master bedroom was amazing I feel like I’m in Jane Eyre

Anon, 

Perfect for a girly weekend. So welcoming, comfortable and cosy. You’ve ticked all our boxes

Girls get together, 

Loved the fire and all the toys in the top bedroom

Family, 

Lovely week, well equipped for small children who got very messy oin the garden. Enjoyed the log fire..

Family with small children Autumn, 

Cocketts is beautiful, very well equipped and totally relaxing

Anon, 

Wonderful relaxing time in this beautiful cottage

Anon, 

Delightful cottage, so comfortably furnished and equipped. Delightful refreshing break

Couple with dog, 

Charming cottage with a fantastic play loft, a playhouse in the garden and a wonderful range of toys

Family with young boy - Summer, 

Loved the rabbits in the garden

Family, 

The log burner is so cosy…

Anon, 

Fantastic weekend in this beautiful well equipped cottage. Children loved it. Of all the cottages we have stayed in, this is the best

Family birthday and de-stress, 

Beautiful well equipped cottage in a lovely peaceful setting. It was heaven.

Family birthday celebration, 

What a beautiful place! Superbly equipped with an interesting history

Anon, 

Relaxing weekend in a beautiful cottage…

Family with dog, 

Beautiful accommodation, perfect for our 2 and 4 years olds who love the place

Family with young children, 

Relaxing, plenty of room for both families and a lovely setting

New year Family get together, 

Wonderful…beautiful house, so warm and welcoming

Christmas family get together , 

Lovely cottage, great garden and fantastically well equipped

Anon, 

Wonderfully cosy and comfortable, something for all - including the dog.

40th Birthday celebration, 

Cocketts is beautiful…it breathes history.

Connecticut family, 
Highlights
  • Sleeps 6 to 8/9
  • Log burner
  • Dogs welcome
  • Non-smoking
  • Breathes history
  • Playroom with toys
  • Large garden
  • Goats and chickens
  • 1 Double; 1 Double/twin; 1 Twin; (+ 1 double and a single in the playroom).
  • 1 Family bathroom + 1 shower room
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