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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Pin Mill and the River Orwell

Cast off from the Butt and Oyster Pub, one of the prettiest of Suffolk’s estuaries, immortalised as the setting of “We didn’t mean to go to sea” in Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons, it’s a place made for messing around in boats.

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Willy Lott's House

Walking in the steps of John Constable

Explore the picturesque Stour Valley and Dedham Vale on this relaxing walk, visiting the area made famous by the 18th-century paintings of John Constable, England’s foremost landscape artist of the time. See Flatford Mill, Willy Lott’s House, the site of The Hay Wain painting, and visit the Village of Dedham, where John Constable used to go to school.
A walk-through history enjoying some beautiful panoramic views

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Dunwich Heath Walk

Dunwich Heath offers you peace and quiet and a true sense of being at one with nature. It’s a rare and precious habitat, home to special species such as Dartford warbler, nightjar, woodlark and ant-lion.

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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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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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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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