Things to do in Suffolk

There are so many things to do in Suffolk you will be spoilt for choice! I have put together favourites of mine and past guests to make a comprehensive collection of things to do and see all under "Saxon's Blog - A little bird told me..."

Choose from castles, houses & gardens, festivals of food, drink & music to wildlife photography, or shopping and antiques.

Suffolk has it all and is waiting for you to discover your favourites - leaving you counting down the days before you can come back and explore more!

There is so much to see and do - 2 days is just not enough!

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Rendlesham Forest

Rendlesham Forest UFO Trail

Rendlesham Forest is infamous for reports by the US Air Force of UFO sightings in 1980 – discover more of the mystery by picking up the UFO Trail leaflet at the forest centre.

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Sizewell Power Station on Suffolk Coast

Sizewell Power Station

The visitor centre offers a unique insight into this technology in an interactive exhibition, there is also a classroom facility and the opportunity to pre book a tour of the power station.

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Snape Village

The history of Snape village spans back over 2,000 years. And is ome to the Aldeburgh Festival founded by composer Benjamin Britten in 1948

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Orford Castle

Orford

Orford is arguably one of the prettiest villages on the Suffolk Coast, a true historical gem.

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Walberswick Beach

Walberswick

Quieter than the neighbouring town of Southwold, this pretty seaside village is the perfect place for a bucket and spade holiday.

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The Shingle Street Myth

The Shingle Street Myth

In the summer of 1992, following pressure from people keen to see what it said, a yellowing Ministry of Home Security dossier detailing the “Evacuation of civil population from the village of Shingle Street in east Suffolk” was released by the Government.

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Shingle Street

Shingle Street – The Walk

This route extends 11 miles from Bawdsey to Chillesford, and while it doesn’t take you anywhere near the beautiful heath this area is so renowned for, it does give an excellent flavour of the coastline.

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Woodbridge Tide Mill

The Tide Mill, Woodbridge, one of only a handful in the world still producing flour on a regular basis and among the first tide mills in the country, working on the same site for over 850 years.

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Sutton Hoo

Sutton Hoo

Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, is the site of two early medieval cemeteries that date from the 6th to 7th centuries.

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Folk East

Founded in 2012, FolkEast is an East Anglian celebration of folk music held at Glemham Hall in Suffolk.

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An Ariel shot of Snape Village and Maltings

Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings is a place of energy and inspiration – a visitor destination of outstanding natural beauty and one of the world’s leading centres of music.

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Framlingham

The ancient market town of Framlingham is nestled in the Suffolk countryside and is a firm favourite with visitors and locals alike. So much so that it was voted ‘the best place to live in the country’ by Country Life magazine in 2006.

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Woodbridge

Woodbridge is one of Suffolk’s most treasured market towns. There’s so much to do in the pretty town that we thought we’d share with you some of our favourite’s.

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The Shell on Aldeburgh Beach

Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh is one of Suffolk’s not so secret treasures. The Seaside destination has a timeless feel, no matter what time of year you visit.

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