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  • Rudimental DJ Set at Newmarket Racecourses

    Rudimental DJ Set at Newmarket Racecourses


    The band will follow in the footsteps of previous DJ headliners Mark Ronson and Chase & Status in hosting one of the most anticipated nights of the se…more

  • Thetford Forest Summer Foraging Courses

    Thetford Forest Summer Foraging Courses


    Thetford Forest is a large pine forest to the east of England within reach of Downham Market, Bury St Edmunds, Norwich and even Cambridge. Well be …more




    Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Austens notorious heroine. When Elizabeth meets the terse…more

  • The Dickens Girls

    The Dickens Girls


    Winner of the BYMT New Music Theatre Award 2019Julia Mosley has nothing. No home, no family, no future. She is a prisoner in Victorian London. A …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


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.



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Updated: 22/07/2019 16:45:33