Our home is in the middle of our farm in the little village of Bradfield Combust. The village is conveniently located for exploring East Anglia, with the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds and spectacular Lavenham each ten minutes down the road.

The A14 dual carriageway runs past Bury St Edmunds. From Bury St Edmunds take the A134 towards Sudbury, Bradfield Combust is 5 miles from Bury.

Early morning walks or runs can be taken around the farm.

Church Farm is a the centre of an area steeped in history. The name Bradfield Combust means exactly what it suggests; there was a great fire here during 1320’s when the Bury Abbey holdings here were destroyed by a mob protesting at the power of the Abbey over the burgesses of the town.

Up the road, the market town of Bury St Edmunds is named after the king of East Anglia, martyred in 869. Lavenham was a wealthy wool town and retains a wealth of tudor buildings. Lavenham Guildhall sets in one of the wealthiest towns in Tudor England.  It tells the story of the Guild & Lavenhams famous Blue Cloth.

Bradfield Woods is a working wood.  It has been under continuos traditional coppice management since 1252, giving locals firewood & hazel products.

Ickworth House with its impressive Rotunda, is set in beautiful parkland.  The house was built for the 4th Earl of Bristol to house his priceless treasures in the 18th century.

Several antique shops can be found in Long Melford and Clare. Long Melford Hall is a warm family home with connections to Beatrix Potter & Royalty. Kentwell Hall is a moated Tudor Manor House with gardens & a rare breeds Farm.

Within easy striking distance is the capital of horseracing at Newmarket and the world famous University of Cambridge.