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Retreat East


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meeting and conference barn venue, exterior, bridge walkway to the barn

meeting layout, private, boardroom set up

fine dining, modern space, comfy bench seats, cosy

meeting and dinning space, low hanging down light, outdoor space

boardroom outdoor layout, field, outdoor meeting chairs

  • Capacity: 50-250
  • Suitable for: conferences, dinners, meetings, training
  • Sustainable Venue


Retreat East, Brick Kiln Farm, Sandy Lane, Hemingstone, Suffolk, IP6 9QE

Retreat East

Retreat East, Brick Kiln Farm, Sandy Lane, Hemingstone, Suffolk, IP6 9QE

Escape to the serene countryside of Suffolk and discover Retreat East, an idyllic destination for meetings & events. Nestled amidst acres of picturesque landscapes, Retreat East offers a unique blend of modern amenities and country-chic charm. Whether you're planning a corporate retreat, team-building getaway, or a conference, our versatile facilities cater to your every need. From quirky meeting rooms to spacious accommodation (sleeping 68 guests) in beautifully restored barns, your event at Retreat East is sure to be both productive and unforgettable. Immerse yourself in tranquillity, indulge in farm-to-table dining experiences, and rejuvenate with wellness activities.


Retreat East has great connections to London and Stansted Airport. With easy access from London Kings Cross or St Pancras direct to Ipswich Station, which we are short taxi ride away from.


The Great Barn – seats up to 150
The Potting Shed – seats up to 40
Full site takeover – sleeps up to 68 guests in a selection of barns & lodges


Day delegate rate from £72pp.
Site takeover – priced on enquiry


East of England Tourism Awards winner 2023 for Ethical, Sustainable & Responsible Tourism.

Retreat East is a luxurious eco-retreat in Suffolk, England, dedicated to sustainability. The guests accommodation is constructed with eco-friendly materials and The Great Barn restaurant is powered by solar panels and geothermal heating. Water conservation is prioritised with rainwater harvesting and advanced filtration systems using their own onsite borehole. Retreat East promotes biodiversity, offers farm-to-table dining using locally sourced, organic ingredients, and engages guests in environmental education and conservation activities.


Retreat East has a selection of accessible barns which are all on one level. With parking directly outside the restaurant and accessible barn. There is a disable bathroom within the restaurant for guests.

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