Nestled on the banks of Oulton Broad in 21 acres of landscaped grounds, the Ivy House Country Hotel invites guests to enjoy a rural retreat amongst the scenic surroundings of the English countryside. Visitors enjoy direct access to Broads National Park from the hotel’s gardens and can take a short drive to the seaside towns of Southwold and Great Yarmouth. Lowestoft’s promenade and golden beaches are just 5 minutes away from the hotel.
The Crooked Barn Restaurant, a 2 AA Rosette-awarded restaurant set in a converted 18th-century thatched barn, tempts the senses with dishes made with locally sourced produce, while a selection of beverages can be enjoyed at Eve’s Bar & Lounge boasting panoramic views.
The individually decorated rooms come complete with TVs, hot drink-making facilities and en suite bathrooms.
Groupon’s Guide To Suffolk
Bordered by Norfolk to the north and Essex to the south, Suffolk is an East Anglian county of historic origin.
One of the main attractions in the area is the Suffolk Coast and Heaths, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty boasting a mix of beaches, cliffs, marshes, estuaries, heathland, forests and farmland. One of the most important wildlife areas in Britain, Suffolk Coast and Heaths is also home to three national nature reserves, many sites of scientific interest and the RSPB’s Minsmere Reserve. Other attractions in Suffolk are the Greene King Brewery, an 18th-century brewery, and the Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, offering exhibitions of aircraft and aviation-related artefacts.