About the Park…

About the Park…

Set in the heart of the Suffolk Heritage Coast, the Cakes & Ale Holiday Park is a beautiful oasis of tranquillity, ideal for a relaxing holiday away from the stresses and strains of everyday life and the ideal base from which to discover the many charming Suffolk villages and stunning countryside, as well as the Suffolk Heritage Coast, an area of outstanding natural beauty. We make it a policy to avoid booking groups, purely in the interests of keep things quiet.

Fantastic Facilities

Established in the 60’s, Cakes & Ale is a family run business, devoted to ensuring our guests have a wonderful break they will want to return to over and over again!

Why are we called “Cakes and Ale”?

The simplest answer is that, simply, “Cakes and ale” are synonymous with the good life!

The first known use of the phrase in this context is in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, when Sir Toby Belch says “Out o' tune, sir: ye lie. Art any more than a steward? Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more cakes and ale?” This remark gave the title to the novel ”Cakes and Ale” by William Somerset Maugham, alleged to be a thinly-veiled satire of contemporary novelists Thomas Hardy and Hugh Walpole, exposing misguided social snobbery.

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