Spend quality time together, whether fishing for roach at Moat Cottage, or remain on the estate for a bike ride where you don’t need to worry about traffic. Take a trip on the rowboats on the lake or just laze by the swimming pool for the afternoon. Send them off for a Teddy Bear’s picnic, an afternoon of stories and a picnic in nature.
After 20 years of working with 5,000 acres of sprawling Suffolk landscape, we’ve created a unique collection of manors, farmhouse, cottages and parkland for a truly rural escape. There is a property to suit any group size, from the one bedroom electricity free Hex Cottage to the eight bedrooms of The Walled Garden. Wilderness Reserve offers a luxurious escape from the city to the heart of wild Suffolk filled with endangered species and rare wildlife, just under two hours from London.
Go further afield and take a day trip to charming Walberswick for a pub lunch and seaside walk, or amble along the traditional pier at Southwold and enjoy fresh catches from the Sole Bay Fish Co. Think sheepskin rugs, duck down duvets, roll top baths and open fires to end your day. If you are ready to be spoiled arrange for our black book of local chefs to serve white label three course meals and breakfasts, or perhaps keep it low key with a homemade casserole for when you arrive.
Escape to Suffolk on a short weekend mini holiday. Just a couple of days of down time, a chance to get active in nature, or cosy up to crackling fires with hot chocolate. Gather a crew of friends for a big weekend holiday, or head to the estate just the two of you for a romantic short break in Suffolk.
A chance to relish a family holiday in the UK. Let children roam with the care free mind that comes once submerged in rural Suffolk countryside. Our youngest guests will amuse themselves with wildlife and parkland – playing spot the deer, geese, cows and birds. Fill giant bathtubs with bubbles and let them splash around, or head to the tennis courts en famille for friendly tournaments.
Cut yourself off from the world and enjoy a luxury couples getaway at Wilderness. Former gamekeeper’s cottage Hex Cottage is set in a far corner of the estate, and with its thatched roof and canopy over the bed, it was made for lovers. And there’s no electricity – so no distractions.
Let children roam about, without worrying about where they get up to on a child friendly kids holiday in Suffolk. Our youngest guests will amuse themselves with wildlife and parkland – playing spot the deer, geese, cows and birds. Fill giant bathtubs and let them splash around, or head to the tennis courts en famille for a friendly match.
With 5,000 acres of parkland to explore, Wilderness is an ideal getaway for guests with dogs. There’s plenty to do with miles of Suffolk landscape to explore, and a never ending list of trails and walks beyond the estate. With rabbits to chase, lakes to swim in and cosy fireplaces to curl up in front of, your pet will love it’s stay at Wilderness.
Idyllic reunions in coastal Suffolk countryside. Whether a group holiday of 12 or corporate party of up to 100, Wilderness prides itself on catering for group getaways. A mere 2 hours from London, Wilderness's Grade II listed Sibton manor house sleeps 24 boasting 12 bedrooms, 5 reception rooms, cinema, gym and games room with the opportunity to add on as much or as little service as you need in the form of chefs, waiting staff, butlers and housekeeping.