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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Halesworth and the Town Trail

Halesworth is a market town in north east Suffolk, about ten miles inland from the Suffolk Heritage Coast, a beautiful area to visit at any time of year. A small market town built upon a Roman settlement Halesworth is full of interesting buildings, from timber framed structures to Victorian former alms-houses.

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The Yoxman

The Yoxman

A new and exciting sculpture has been erected in Yoxford, only 5 mins drive from us here at the Farmhouse.
The giant bronze statue of a man, 26ft tall, has been installed at Cockfield hall Yoxford Suffolk right beside the A12.
A must see when visiting the area!

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Bury St Edmunds

Steeped in history dating back to the Bronze Age, the west Suffolk market town, Bury St Edmunds, also benefits from an advanced cultural scene and a sense of civic pride, with nearly every major roundabout heading into the town itself.
Bury St Edmunds took its name from a former King of East Anglia who, after refusing to give up his Christian faith in 869 to invading Danes, was tied to a tree, shot full…

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Shotley Peninsular

The Shotley Peninsular

Nestled between the rivers Orwell and Stour on the Essex/Suffolk border, Shotley is a picturesque village only 9 miles from Ipswich. Shotley’s history goes back to the time of the Ancient Britons with Vikings invading and battles being fought on the rivers Stour and Orwell, the most famous being when King Alfred, while he wasn’t burning cakes, saw off piratical invaders from what is still called Bloody Point.

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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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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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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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