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  • White Tie Glitz & Glam Dance

    White Tie Glitz & Glam Dance

    Sudbury

    The Dance night is a must to end the year at The Delphi Centre, a night to dress to impress, the theme of the evening is Hollywood. Music and song fro…more

  • New Years Eve ft. The Stickmen

    New Years Eve ft. The Stickmen

    Ipswich

    After a great New Year's Eve 2018, we're gearing up early for New Year's Eve 2019! Secure your tickets to the big occasion now and save some £&p…more

  • GEOFFREY LAKEMAN & ROB MURCH

    GEOFFREY LAKEMAN & ROB MURCH

    Saxmundham

    Geoff (patriarch of a folk dynasty) has a smooth melodic voice and masterfully teases English & Irish folk, Americana and jazz from his vintage Crane …more

  • Love, Loss & Chianti

    Love, Loss & Chianti

    Hammersmith

    A staged adaptation of two books by Reid, Love, Loss & Chianti sees Bathurst star alongside Rebecca Johnson (The Trip, BBC; Paper, Scissors Stone, VAU…more

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Suffolk is a county of fertile valleys and undulating hills, of woodlands and estuaries, timber framed houses and market towns, of villages that have avoided the ills of modern development and of countless stunning historical sites. It is also blessed with more than 40 miles of unspoiled and untouched coastline featuring crumbling old cliffs and steep shingle terraces and constant reminders of the battle between coast and sea.

Along the coastline are dotted a number of historical ports and fishing towns. Aldeburgh, for example was a medieval shipbuilding and fishing center and is these days host to a famous international festival of music and the arts. It has a number of impressive old Georgian buildings and the wonderful Moot Hall. Similarly, Lowestoft is another historic seaside town worth visiting, both for its award winning beaches and for its ancient maritime heritage.

No visit to Suffolk is complete without a stay in Ipswich, the county town and the oldest continually settled town in England, dating back to the Anglo-Saxon era and packed with tiny medieval streets and hundreds of architectural treasures. In addition, Southwold, Bury St. Edmunds and Lavenham all offer enough to keep visitors busy for days.

Most people head to Suffolk to relax amidst the wonderful countryside and coastline however, and it really is quite special. Suffolks shingle beaches are a haven for plants and wildlife and they are perfect for picnics staring out at tiny fishing boats bobbing around the coast. Inland there are a number of rural gems from countless walking trails to woodlands like the fantastic Thetford Forest and the famous landscapes of Constable Country that include Dedham Vale and the Stour Valley. Constable Country, the Suffolk coastline and the charming fishing ports that pepper the shores all offer some of the most tranquil and relaxing spots the UK has to offer. The perfect break from it all.

Days Out & Attractions

Attractions in Suffolk

Fun days out in Suffolk

Enjoy a fun filled and fantastic day out for all the family at a range of attractions in Suffolk, including theme parks, castles, zoos, museums and historic houses.

Zoos & Safari Parks in Suffolk

Zoos & Safari Parks

Get close-up and personal with a wild animal at a zoo or safari park in Suffolk.

Theme Parks in Suffolk

Theme Parks

Thrills and spills on rides and rollercoasters at a theme park in Suffolk.

Museums in Suffolk

Museums

Love British history?Come and take a stroll through the ages at a local museum.

Art galleries in Suffolk

Art Galleries

From timeless classics to modern masterpieces, enjoy art at its very best.

Experiences

Experiences

Want to try your hand at something completely different? Try an experience...

Updated: 12/12/2019 16:44:07

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