Wigwam® Holidays Maglia Rosso - Glamping Near Bury St Edmunds

Wigwam® Holidays Maglia Rosso is set in the beautiful, unspoilt Suffolk countryside in the village of Hawstead, just four miles south of Bury St Edmunds. 

Our south-facing cabins are set in a five-acre meadow adjacent to the former village pub, now operating as a cycling centre and licensed country café. We’re very family friendly, with a children’s play area and plenty of space for families to enjoy the peaceful rural surroundings.

If you fancy venturing further afield, you’ve got easy access to nearby attractions through a network of quiet country roads, linking us to Bury St Edmunds and other beautiful towns and villages, such as Lavenham, Clare, Long Melford and Newmarket.

Things to do while glamping in Suffolk at Maglia Rosso

Wondering how you can spend your time on your glamping break in Suffolk? Here are some of our top recommendations for a truly memorable staycation:

Enjoy life at a leisurely pace at Maglia Rosso

There’s no need to venture far from your Wigwam® Cabin to make some lovely holiday memories: the Maglia Rosso cafe and cycle centre, as well as the area around Hawstead village, offer plenty of fun for the whole family! The cycling centre is open seven days a week, with a cyclocross track perfect for those craving a bit of adrenaline, while the café serves breakfast, lunch and drinks. 

The small village of Hawstead offers plenty of pastoral walks around it for a chance to reconnect with nature. Venture along the banks of the River Lark or hire bikes from us and explore the small winding country roads all around you.

Discover Bury St Edmunds

The historic town of Bury St Edmunds is just a few miles from the Maglia Rosso glamping site and is easily reached by car or bicycle. The town is richly steeped in history, playing a role in the stories of the Magna Carta and St Edmund. 

The medieval streets are full of award-winning restaurants, cafés and gastropubs sure to please the most discerning of palates and the town’s several spas offer a bit of pampering to elevate your holiday. Visit the Abbey Gardens to enjoy some lush greenery, from the Pilgrim's Herb Garden to the Appleby Rose Garden and The Garden of Reflection.

Go on an outdoor adventure in the Thetford Forest

Located some 20 miles north of the village of Hawstead, Thetford Forest is the largest man-made lowland forest in the country, with 18,730 hectares of woodland to explore. The variety of flora and fauna in this area offers make it a great day out for the whole family. 

Pack a picnic and put on some sturdy walking shoes for an activity-packed day! Zip wires, Tarzan swings and rope ladders at High Lodge are sure to make the little ones (and those young at heart) giggle with excitement. Meanwhile, grown-ups will love a stroll through the Lynford Arboretum, admiring some of the unique birds, wildflowers and autumn fungi that call the area home.


Looking for an opportunity to glamping near Cambridge? Look no further - 30 miles west of Hawstead is the iconic university town of Cambridge, perfect for a day trip on your glamping break at Maglia Rosso. Wander through the beautiful university campus, take in the dashing Gothic architecture of the town and relax on the riverside.

The town is also home to some impressive museums, including the Fitzwilliam art museum, the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and the Duxford Imperial War Museum. This makes Cambridge a great destination even on a rainy day!

Book your glamping holiday with Wigwam® Holidays

Our Running Water Deluxe cabins can comfortably fit four people. Want to bring the family pet on holiday with you? Two of our Wigwam® Cabins are dog-friendly. We also have one of the first Wigwam® Cabins with disabled access so that everyone can enjoy great holidays in the great outdoors.

Wigwam® Holidays Maglia Rosso offers luxury glamping holidays in the great outdoors, giving you a chance to explore everything the wider Suffolk area has to offer.

So what are you waiting for? Book your glamping holiday at Maglia Rosso!