Woodfarm Barge Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

1800's moored barge with modern features offers a relaxing getaway for 6 (+2) guests at Snape Maltings. Dogs welcome.

Key Points

  • Amazing 100-year-old Dutch Sailing Barge, sleeps 6+2 at Snape Maltings in Suffolk.
  • There are 3 double cabins, plus a sofa bed, so suiting couples or a family.
  • Full equipped kitchen with dining area to sit down & eat together.
  • There are 2 saloons, so plenty of space for everyone to get together or enjoy some private time.
  • Sit up on the deck to enjoy the sunrise/sunsets.
  • Enjoy strolling through the country villages at this tranquil retreat just 90 minutes from London.

Special Offer

Although things are starting to look better out there, there is still a squeeze on finances. So we have lowered our prices for ALL March and April breaks by 10%, PLUS we are giving a FURTHER 10% DISCOUNT, exclusively to QuirkyAccom guests, for all breaks taken before the end of April!    Just use the Voucher Code QUIRKY10 when booking your break, and it'll take an exclusive further 10% OFF just for you!


Enjoy a holiday of a different kind aboard this 100-year-old Dutch Sailing Barge at Snape Maltings in Suffolk. Onderneming Barge sleeps 6 (+2) guests, and even your dogs are welcome aboard! 

Onderneming is moored on the River Alde at Snape Maltings and sleeps up to 8 people in 3 double bedrooms and a double sofa bed. This property would suit 3 couples travelling together or a large family. With 2 large saloons, both with lounge, dining and cooking facilities, this is the perfect barge for those wanting to holiday together but maybe have some private time as well. There is 1 en-suite wet room and 2 other bathrooms, one with a bath. With a modern design yet retaining original features the owners have created something very special in this barge.

Located only an hour and a half away from London, holidaying aboard this barge is like stepping back in time to a more peaceful relaxed way of life. Locally you can enjoy stopping off in the many restaurants and coffee shops, whilst meandering through the streets of the country villages. Alternatively, take to the lakes and partake in a spot of kayaking or windsurfing or enjoy a walk through the beautiful countryside. Suffolk itself has a rich history so take time to admire the stunning architecture of this medieval county.

Arrival/departure days are Mondays for minimum 4 nights, Fridays for minimum 2 or 3 nights and Sundays for minimum 5 nights. Weekly stays possible for Mon / Fri / Sun.

Three dogs are welcome aboard the barge at an additional cost of £15 each per stay.


Room Types

Whole property for 5 or more









 Ironing board


Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Lake / River

 Pub / Bar






 DVD player



On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Welcome pack


 Condiments & Oil






Young Children


 High chair


What is included in the breakfast hamper?

Our scrumptious Breakfast Basket with locally sourced produce including eggs, bacon, mushrooms, tomatoes, bread, butter, milk, jam & marmalade, fresh fruit and cookies!

What extras do you offer?

We have champagne, chocolates, flowers, deli hampers and beauty treatments all available.

Nearest Airport/s

London / Norwich

Content updated on 20th March 2023 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Carl Scott from Woodfarm Barge Snape Maltings