Keep Cottage and the Wood Store

These two properties are located on the same grounds but are completely private from each other so can be booked together to sleep 8 or separately.

Keep Cottage, Sleeps 6

Contemporary and stylish 16th century grade II listed cottage located in the heart of Orford.  Close to the beautifully preserved Castle dating back to King Henry II.  Beautifully presented and offering spacious, comfortable accommodation for six guests...and a pet too!

Bikes can be kept in the lobby and a new shed will be installed in September to store your cycles.

The Wood Store, Sleeps 2

Uber contemporary, light, bright and offering complete privacy from Keep Cottage. Ideal for couples and solo travelers as well as larger groups when booked with Keep cottage. Ideal for exploring the Suffolk Coast.

Bike storage is being created so get in touch to find out more! 

ROAD

  • Flat(ish) coastal cycling in Suffolk

  • Grade : Easy

OFF ROAD

  • Single Track trails in Tunstall Forest

  • Forest Cycling in Rendlesham

  • Miles of Bridleways

  • Sudbourne Dirt Jump Track

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Ride like a local ...

We can provide GPX routes for you to so self guided rides around areas we have tried and tested or we are happy to arrange a guided ride where we ride at your pace, can alter the ride to make it work for you on the day and give full support.

Road ride example

 

A 60 mile loop incorporating quiet Suffolk roads and beautiful villages.  Not a huge amount of climbing but some lovely small elevations and open rural landscapes to enjoy.  Ideal for a stop off for a cuppa and cake at Emmetts then push on through to Framlingham where you can enjoy a choice of cafes to refuel before returning to Orford for a recovery treat at Pump Street! 

Fuel your ride...

 Amazing Deli and ideal first fuel stop!

Amazing Deli and ideal first fuel stop!

 Favorite Cafe in Framlingham

Favorite Cafe in Framlingham

 You can not visit Orford without visiting Pump Street!

You can not visit Orford without visiting Pump Street!

Off road cycling in Tunstall Forest

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Aside from numerous bridle paths around the area there is some excellent single track and off road cycling close by.

Rendlesham offers some excellent waymarked trails for family cycling and just enjoying a forest by bike.

Tunstall Forest is  a real hidden gem for keener mountain bikers.  Tracks created from the enduro racing years ago have made way for  miles of single track through beautiful quiet forest.  The Viking Trail is a waymarked trail of nearly 10 miles long with pretty straight forward cycling with some optional, more challenging sections.

There is a also an extensive dirt jump park with some excellent dirt jump and freeride trails in Sudbourne just a short ride form Orford. 

There is also a variety of drops and jumps dotted around the trails. This really is worth checking out if you enjoy some off road cycling.

Your nearest recommended, independent cycle shops...