Cockfield is in West Suffolk, about 6 miles south of the market town of Bury St Edmunds, and close to historic Lavenham. It is a spread out village, geographically the second largest village in Suffolk. Cockfield’s 900 residents mainly live grouped around its nine greens.
Cockfield was awarded the title of Suffolk Village of the Year in 2012 and Suffolk Small Village of the Year in 2023, titles the whole village were very proud to receive and one it wears with pride.
Cockfield is a lively village boasting many Clubs and Societies, two Churches, one Public House, Post Office, Village Shop and Primary School.
Cockfield Parish and Community Councils are very active in the village and are pro-active to the needs of residents. Councillors work closely with all village groups, and with each other, listening to what residents need and then working in partnership to achieve it.
At the heart of village life is our community spirit and as you look through our site the hope is you will get a feel for what we as a village do for each other to make ours a community to be proud of.