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The Kip Experience in Suffolk.

A 3-night wellness and foodie extravaganza.
We’re so excited to get together with our members to celebrate and share the special places and incredible produce that this county has to offer.

When: Friday 22nd – Monday 25 July 2022
Where: Suffolk
Cost: £625 pp
Lodges for 4 or Huts for 2

It’s taking place at an idyllic 10-acre countryside retreat, where wild grasses and trees encircle a beautiful lake and 12 Kip hideaways. Come with a partner or friends — the Lake Lodges each sleep 4 and the Hawthorn Huts sleep 2. Needless to say, they’re all gorgeous.

With just 36 tickets on sale, you can expect a small-feel gathering, and a lovely, laid-back vibe. We’re planning a smorgasbord of delicious flavours to introduce you to local farms and wineries, including a bespoke 5-course feast in a fairylit tipi on the Saturday night, with an accompanying wine flight by one of the UK’s top producers. Oh yes.

There will also be seafood and champagne. Beautiful breakfast hampers. A fancy dinner in your accommodation. And — to counteract all that indulgence — alfresco yoga and woodland saunas.

In-between all that, you can sunbathe on your deck; walk into the village for local pubs; explore nearby nature reserves, or drive to the beautifully wild Suffolk coast for beach walks. The cool little towns of Aldeburgh, Southwold and Orford also await, offering antiquing and brilliant independents.

In other words, a perfect long weekend. Come join us.

The menus will be full of seasonal flavours — some plucked from the ocean, others cooked over wood-fired grills, and all paired with special varieties of wine organically produced at local vineyards.

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The Experience includes:

  • 3 nights’ half-board accommodation (Friday-Monday).
  • Choose from a Lake Lodge (sleeping 4) or Hawthorn Hut (sleeping 2). The beds are some of the comfiest we’ve ever slept in, and with no children or pets to disturb, you can expect 3 long lie-ins.
  • A brunch hamper with 3 days’ worth of stunning local produce, and the option to add additional treats by local suppliers.
  • Friday night dinner — ‘Champagne and Seafood’
    A casual evening of fizz by local producers Shotley, award-winning smoked fish, lobster rolls and freshly shucked oysters by Pinney’s of Orford, and a range of delicious seasonal veggie and vegan salads by Jake’s Kitchen.
  • Saturday morning yoga with fabulous yogi Laura Davey — breathe in the restorative calm of this magical place as you stretch with the morning sun.
  • Saturday night dinner – ‘A Feast of Local Flavours’.
    A bespoke, 5-course communal feast by Jake’s Kitchen, and accompanying wine flight by Flint wines.
  • Sunday night dinner — ‘Cook At Home by Jake‘.
    An indulgent 2-course dinner by Jake’s Kitchen delivered to your lodge or hut, which you just need to heat up (choose starter and main, or main and pudding). Perfect for a laid-back final evening.
  • Unlimited use of the woodland sauna huts, hidden amongst the trees. Book individual slots for your crew.

Here’s a taster.

Take a peek at our last Kip Experience in Sussex to get a flavour of what’s to come.

Other things to do in the area.


  • Tours and tastings at Flint Vineyard. 
  • Hire paddleboards or kayaks to float around the Alde estuary, with its wild seals (25 mins’ drive). 
  • Explore nearby countryside and nature reserves.
  • Visit arty Aldeburgh, foodie Orford or Southwold for gorgeous coastal walks and seafood shacks. 

The accommodation.

Book a Lake Lodge for 4 adults or a Hawthorn Hut for 2 and come with a partner or friends. 

Wooden cabin overlooking a lake, with 2 kingsize bedrooms (cannot be twinned), ensuite shower bathrooms and a big open-plan living area with kitchen, dining table and sofa area.

Hand-crafted wooden pod surrounded by wildflowers, with kingsize or double bed, ensuite shower bathroom, sitting area and kitchenette. 

All accommodation has a private terrace with chairs, blankets, firepit and BBQ. 

The details.


When.

Friday 22 – Monday 25 July 2022

 

Where.

Laxfield, Suffolk

The cost.

£625 per person

Join us at the Kip Experience

Spaces are very limited so please fill out the form below to register your interest and we will get back to you on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note your booking is not guaranteed until you have had a place confirmed, and paid the deposit.

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The Kip Experience in Suffolk.

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Terms & Conditions

  • This experience is co-hosted by Kip Hideaways and Blyth Rise Stays, and only open to Kip members. 
  • We will answer enquiries in the order that they are received.
  • A non-refundable 50% deposit of the total cost per accommodation is payable at the time of booking. Bookings made less than 6 weeks before arrival must be paid in full. 
  • Your stay is not confirmed until payment is made. Upon receiving your enquiry, you will be sent a link to pay your deposit direct with Blyth Rise Stays. You have 24 hours to make the payment and confirm the booking otherwise this will be re-released and offered to someone else to book. 
  • Minimum/maximum occupancy for Lodges is 4 people and for Igluhuts is 2 people. 
  • Lodges and Igluhuts will be allocated at random by Blyth Rise Stays. You can request a specific accommodation but this cannot be guaranteed and any special requests will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. 
  • By making a booking you are agreeing to the Terms & Conditions set out by Blyth Rise Stays. These can be found here: https://www.blythrisestays.co.uk/terms 
  • Cancellation Policy. We understand that sometimes plans change. You may cancel your booking at any time. Cancellation must be communicated to Blyth Rise Stays by email and take effect from the date received. If the Kip Experience is re-let, they will reimburse the cost minus a £100 administration charge. Unfortunately if the experience is not re-let the following cancellation charges apply: 
    a) 50% of total, if cancellation received > 6 weeks in advance of stay b) 100% of total, if cancellation received < 6 weeks in advance of stay
  • We strongly advise that you take out comprehensive travel insurance to cover cancellations. If you choose not to, then you accept responsibility for any loss that you may incur due to your cancellation.
  • If your Kip Experience is unable to be taken due to a Covid-19 reason such as; Government lockdown / local or national travel restrictions, Blyth Rise Stays will reimburse your stay in full, minus £100 administration cost. 
  • If a member of your party tests positive for Covid-19 and is unable to travel, you will need to claim a refund via your insurance. Alternatively you can change the name on the booking for free with proof of a positive Covid-19 test.
  • Your booking will not be cancelled by BRS or Kip Hideaways except in exceptional circumstances beyond our control. Notification will be given of the cancellation as soon as possible and we will promptly refund all payments made for your Kip Experience. Our liability for cancellation will be limited to payments made to us. 

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