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  • Stonham Barns Sunday/Monday Car Boot + Truck Show

    Stonham Barns Sunday/Monday Car Boot + Truck Show

    Stonham Aspal

    Stonham Barns Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday Car Boot + Stonham Truck Show on Sunday 26th/27th May from 8am #carboot Stonham Barns Sunday & Bank Holi…more

  • Beer Festival

    Beer Festival


    The Cherry Tree Inn Woodbridge (opposite Notcutts) will be holding their beer festival on the 31st May, 1st and 2nd June 2019. There will be at least …more

  • Elveden Country Show

    Elveden Country Show


    The Elveden Country Show will be back this year even bigger and better. Whether you be a Country Show fan coming to watch horse stuntsman Jonathan Mar…more

  • HF ArtsFest Opening

    HF ArtsFest Opening


    Come and join HF ArtsFest for the Festival opening, a free, fun filled afternoon at the lovely Old Laundry Yard, hosted by HF ArtsFest, Open Cell & Fr…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: 26/05/2019 16:45:13