The Suffolk Coast
  • Alde Valley Spring Festival - signs of spring on the Suffolk coast

Easter Fun on The Suffolk Coast

Whether you're staying here on holiday, visiting for the day or travelling around our coastline, there's something to see and do to suit everyone on The Suffolk Coast this Easter.

We've put together our pick of the top 'things to do', from food and drink, history and heritage to art and literature, attractions and events...


Easter Egg Hunt 2014-1-30

Family Fun

You're spoilt for choice when it comes to entertaining the kids this Easter holiday; Easter trails, attractions openings, and special events...

  • Lowestoft Road Train - over the Easter weekend (Friday 25th to Monday 28th March) visitors to Lowestoft can enjoy trips up and down the beach on the seafront road train. Cost - Free!
  • Snape Maltings Free Family Easter Weekend - you're spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do at the Snape Maltings Free Family Easter Weekend (Friday 25th to Sunday 27th March). With a farmer's market, Easter crafts, story tent, face painting, pop-up performances and live music. Cost - Free!
  • Woodbridge Easter Egg Hunt - taking place in the town's Elmhurst Park (Saturday 26th March) children will love finding the clues and receiving their Easter egg. There will also be face painting and an appearance from Millie the Tide Mill Mouse. Cost - Free!

  • The Longshop Museum Steam and Activity Day - launching the beginning of the 2016 season, the steam and activity day at The Longshop Museum (Saturday 26th March) includes special displays, model steam engines and live performances. Cost - £8 for adults, £4 for children (4-15), £6 for young people (16-21) Under 4s are free! 
  • The Longshop Museum Easter Holiday Family Activities - Join the Easter trail, take part in the 'Making it Work' workshop, draw your own steam engine and turn it into your own steel wire sculpture. Cost - Normal admission charges apply (£8 for adults, £4 for children (4-15), £6 for young people (16-21) Under 4s are free!) no extra charge for special activities.
  • Easter Trail at Landguard Fort - Join the trail and discover The Suffolk Coast's defence history with this Easter trail around Landguard Fort. Cost - £1.50 for a trail sheet plus Landguard Fort entry (adults £5, concessions £4, children (under 15 years) £2, children (under 5 years) free!


Orford Autumn 2015 Photography by Emily Fae-22

Outdoor Adventures

Explore The Suffolk Coast in Spring, by foot, boat or bicycle with one of these outdoor events...

  • #MinsmereSpring - take part in the self-guided treasure trail as you search for signs of Spring at RSPB Minsmere (Friday 25th - Monday 28th March and Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd April) Cost - RSPB Minsmere entry fees apply, but the trail is free.
  • Lowestoft and Oulton Broad Water Taxi - From Friday 25th March to Sunday 2nd April hop on board the Water Taxi between Lowestoft and Oulton Broad and see our beautiful coast, country and rivers like you've never seen them before! Cost - £3.50 per person, per way.
  • Pond Dipping and Family Nature Walk - Join the team at RSPB Minsmere  on Tuesday 29th March, Tuesday 5th April and Friday 8th April for pond dipping and learn about the wildlife at Minsmere in the Spring on a fun nature ramble. Cost - RSPB Minsmere entry applies, plus £2 per child for the activity.
  • Bird Ringing Demonstrations - Discover more about the lives of the birds that live at RSPB Minsmere and get up close with bird ringing demonstrations from Waveney Bird Club on Thursday 31st March and Thursday 7th April. Cost - RPSB Minsmere entry applies, but the bird ringing activity is free!

Aldeburgh Music and Snape Maltings Concert Hall - bpo performing - Rob Marrison

Music and Theatre

Be it live music, theatre, arts or crafts you desire, you'll find something to do to on the Suffolk Coast...

  • The World Encompassed - Experience a musical Elizabethan voyage made in Aldeburgh, being performed in the Church of St Peter and Paul on Saturday 26th March. Cost - £27 (under 17s half price).
  • Fawlty Towers Night - For an evening of good food and hilarity head to Thorpeness Country Club and be entertained by Basil, Sybil and Manuel on Friday 1st April. Cost - £32 per person / £28 for members.


The Easter weekend also sees many of The Suffolk Coast's attractions open for the season, be sure to check out our 'Attractions' page for a full list of fantastic places to visit, guaranteed to provide a fun day out for the whole family!

Things to see and do


Claremont Pier Leisure and Family Entertainment Centre

Claremont Pier Leisure and Family Entertainment Centre

Claremont Pier Leisure and Family Entertainment Centre is situated in between Lowestoft's Award winning beaches in South Lowestoft. 

It's a hive of activity and entertainment, from traditional fruit machines and video games, to roller skating, fantastic live music, perfect party venue, great fish and chips and fabulous brasserie dining with the best sea views in town!

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Thorpeness Golf Club

Thorpeness Golf Club

Thorpeness

Thorpeness Golf Club is a coastal heathland course designed by famous Scottish architect James Braid and opened in 1922. It winds its way through silver birch, pine trees, gorse and purple heather. The course is 6,421 yards long and plays to a par of 70.

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Free wifi Dog friendly


Southwold Cycle Hire

Southwold Cycle Hire

Southwold

Unlike a larger town there aren’t any major roads in Southwold, meaning it’s a far safer environment for anyone on two wheels. Plus it only takes a few minutes pedalling in any direction before you are taking in scenic views, whether it’s a breathtaking coastal panorama or Suffolk’s rural landscape.

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Outdoor Play Areas On The Suffolk Coast

Outdoor Play Areas On The Suffolk Coast

Whether it's a traditional Victorian park, a fort in the middle of a forest, or a zip wire along the river, the outdoor play areas on The Suffolk Coast are the perfect place for kids to let off steam and enjoy the great outdoors.

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Fiona's Fabrics

Fiona's Fabrics

Woodbridge

Fabulous selection of fabrics, yarns and haberdashery - based in the market town of Woodbridge

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Sailing Barge Cruises

Sailing Barge Cruises

Ipswich

Relaxing Orwell River Cruises on board the vintage sailing barges, Thistle, Hydrogen and Kitty.

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The Amber Museum

The Amber Museum

Southwold

A small museum in the seaside town of Southwold purpose built to explain the origin of amber, its history and its uses throughout the years.

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Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible


RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve

RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve

Westleton

Discover nature together on the beautiful Suffolk coast. Wander among the wetlands and woods, potter along the beach, and pause to watch some amazing wildlife. Explore the Wild Zone with the family, then sample some delicious home-cooked, locally-sourced food in the cafe.

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The Red House

The Red House

Aldeburgh

The music of Benjamin Britten is the soundtrack of the Suffolk coast. At The Red House in Aldeburgh you can explore the life and work of this world-famous composer in the place where he lived and worked.

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Cycle Breaks

Cycle Breaks

Ipswich

Supported, gentle cycling & walking holidays along the Suffolk Coast as well as in Constable Country & The Wool Towns and Norfolk and quality bike hire too!

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Pakefield Riding School

Pakefield Riding School

One of the oldest and best-known horse riding centres and stables in East Anglia.

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Free wifi Wheelchair Accessible


Wild Days Conservation - Suffolk Coast Holidays

Wild Days Conservation - Suffolk Coast Holidays

A new initiative in 2016 to run wildlife conservation and research holidays on the Suffolk coast, one of Britain's most beautiful places. These are holidays that people will enjoy, even when they're working hard and possibly getting muddy into the bargain!

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Felixstowe Seafront Gardens

Felixstowe Seafront Gardens

The newly restored Felixstowe Seafront Gardens sit on cliffs between the town centre and beach.

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Sizewell B Visitors Centre

Sizewell B Visitors Centre

Sizewell B is the UK’s only Pressurised Water Reactor (PWR) and also the most modern nuclear power station in the UK. 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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Suffolk Museums

Suffolk Museums

There are more than 50 museums in Suffolk. Each one is unique, and they are all packed with fascinating stories and objects. 

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Angels & Pinnacles (Suffolk churches)

Angels & Pinnacles (Suffolk churches)

Angels and Pinnacles helps you discover Suffolk’s magnificent medieval churches, among the finest in Europe.

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Aldeburgh Beach Lookout and Art House

Aldeburgh Beach Lookout and Art House

Aldeburgh

Isolated yet at the heart of cultural innovation, it is a magical and stimulating setting for artists to respond each in their own fascinating way.

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Suffolk Food Hall and Cookhouse Restaurant

Suffolk Food Hall and Cookhouse Restaurant

Ipswich

Suffolk Food Hall has everything you’d expect from a large farm shop and more. It is the 10 year Champion of Champions for Local Food (Countryside Alliance rural oscars) and it’s also an ideal location to the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is a restaurant (booking advisable) which has been judged to be the Best On Farm Restaurant in Britain and separate café with a children’s playarea.


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Free wifi Dog friendly


Allen Gardiner River Cruise Restaurant

Allen Gardiner River Cruise Restaurant

Ipswich

Allen Gardiner River Cruise Restaurant provides a unique and exciting dining experience offering 2 hour Brunch and 3 hour A la Carte Lunch, Sunset Supper or Candlelit Dinner Cruises. Serving freshly prepared on board wholesome food and drinks.

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Southwold Boating Lake and Tearoom

Southwold Boating Lake and Tearoom

Southwold

So much more than glorious cream teas and freshly baked cakes and pastries, tasty breakfasts, lunches and homemade snacks - Southwold Boating Lake and Tearoom is one of the gems of Southwold.

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Dog friendly


Aldeburgh Cinema

Aldeburgh Cinema

Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh Cinema: the very best of world cinema at the heart of the local community since 1919. Providing a programme of film screenings, live shows and special event;  independent, inspirational, meaningful, fun.

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Free wifi


The Suffolk Punch Trust

The Suffolk Punch Trust

Woodbridge

The Suffolk Punch Trust is an educational and environmental charity dedicated to breeding and preserving the Suffolk Punch horse. The Hollesley Bay Colony Stud, is the world’s oldest and largest Suffolk Punch stud farm. It is the perfect place to meet these magnificent horses, to find out how they shaped the landscape of East Anglia and helped to develop farming throughout the Eastern Counties.

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Dog friendly


Woodbridge Tide Mill

Woodbridge Tide Mill

Woodbridge

The Tide Mill has stood on the banks of the River Deben for over 800 years. The earliest record of a tide mill on this site by the River Deben is in 1170.

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Easton Farm Park

Easton Farm Park

Woodbridge

Home to plenty of animals, including a new contingent of ducklings, lambs, foals, chicks, piglets and calves every spring, Easton Farm Park never ceases to be a popular day out for families and school trips.

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Dog friendly


Woodbridge Golf Club

Woodbridge Golf Club

Woodbridge

Two beautiful heathland golf courses in an Area of Outsanding Natural Beauty.

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Moth Crafts

Moth Crafts

Bungay

Moth is a charming shop full to the brim of handmade articles from makers across Suffolk and Norfolk.

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Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible


Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

The Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a stunning landscape packed full with wildlife and exciting places to explore and discover. There's something for everyone with 155 square miles of tranquil and unspoilt landscape including wildlife-rich estuaries, ancient heaths, windswept shingle beaches and historic towns and villages.

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Beaches

Beaches

Whether you’re in search of a great family day out, a birdwatching haven, or trip back in time, the beaches along the Suffolk Coast will provide you with a memorable day out whatever the time of year.

In the winter, Suffolk's beaches take on a whole new persona; with windswept dunes, crashing waves, and bracing winds, they are the perfect place to blow away the cobwebs, stroll hand in hand with your loved one, or enjoy a solitary dog walk.


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Orwell Lady River Cruises

Orwell Lady River Cruises

Ipswich

From April to October each year, Orwell Lady cruises up and down the beautiful and historic River Orwell, offering passengers a choice of trips and experiences whilst taking in the beautiful wooded stretches of the river, local wildlife and points of local and historical interest.

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Suffolk Coast Greeters

Suffolk Coast Greeters

Suffolk Coast Greeters offer a friendly face in a new place. Whether you are moving into Suffolk, visiting for the first time, or want to experience the outstanding landscapes of the Suffolk Coast in a new way our growing network of volunteer Greeters could help. 

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Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible


Africa Alive!

Africa Alive!

Kessingland

At Africa Alive!, explore the sights and sounds of Africa and discover lions, giraffes, meerkats, hunting dogs and many more animals from the African continent.

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Open Top Touring Ltd

Open Top Touring Ltd

Woodbridge

As well as providing driving routes through the un-spoilt Suffolk Coast, past Suffolk’s historic wool towns and the county’s most beautiful sights, they can arrange luxury accommodation in some of Suffolk best hotels and B&Bs.

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O&C Butcher

O&C Butcher

Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh has changed in many ways over the last hundred years, but one business has been an ever present in the town.

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Alde Valley Spring  Festival

Alde Valley Spring Festival

Saxmundham

A four week celebration of food, farming, landscape and the arts in the beautiful Upper Alde Valley.

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The Cut - Halesworth

The Cut - Halesworth

Halesworth

The Cut Arts Centre offers Halesworth and the surrounding countryside an extensive range of arts, music, theatre, dance, comedy, cinema, workshops and art exhibitions. 

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National Trust Sutton Hoo

National Trust Sutton Hoo

Woodbridge

Discover the story of the Anglo-Saxons at the burial ground of kings

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Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible


Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Felixstowe

From tiny meadows to rolling heaths, the nature reserves extend all the way along the Suffolk Coast from Trimley Marshes at Felixstowe to Lound Lakes north of Lowestoft and are some of Suffolk's most inspiring wild places. 

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Southwold Pier

Southwold Pier

Southwold

Southwold is a popular destination for the many visitors to the East Coast and its most prominent attraction, the pier, hosts a wide range of things to see and do.

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Landguard Fort

Landguard Fort

Felixstowe

Discover the rich military and maritime heritage of Landguard Fort, one of England's best preserved coastal defences, with a history spanning almost 450 years. 

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Long Shop Museum

Long Shop Museum

Leiston

Located at the heart of the original Richard Garrett and Sons Town Works, The Long Shop museum tells an inspiring story of enterprise and endeavor through its stunning collections, hands-on displays and the remarkable family behind the factory.

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Wheelchair Accessible


East Anglia Transport Museum

East Anglia Transport Museum

Lowestoft

The only museum in East Anglia where you can ride on working trams, trolley buses and narrow gauge railway!

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Dog friendly


Waveney River Tours

Waveney River Tours

Lowestoft

Conducted river tours and boat hire through the Waveney Valley and the New Broads National Park.

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Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible


Deben Boat Trips

Deben Boat Trips

Join the 'Oystercatcher' for a 30 minute river trip. Departing from The Quay, Waldringfield.

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events


Seven Last Words From the Cross 75’

Seven Last Words From the Cross 75’

Orford | Fri 25th Mar 2016

Experience Haydn’s sublime, medidative instrumental passion in the ethereal surroundings of St Bartholomew's Church, Orford, Suffolk

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Sacred and Profane

Sacred and Profane

Southwold | Fri 25th Mar 2016

Come and enjoy Berkeley’s stark and affecting Stabat Mater in 'The Cathedral of the Marshes', Holy Trinity Church, Blythburgh, Suffolk

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The World Encompassed

The World Encompassed

Aldeburgh | Sat 26th Mar 2016

Experience a musical Elizabethan voyage made in Aldeburgh, being performed in The Church of St Peter and Paul, Aldeburgh, Suffolk.

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The Tallis Scholars

The Tallis Scholars

Snape | Sat 26th Mar 2016

Come and enjoy the radiant simplicity of Renaissance sacred music at Snape Maltings, Suffolk.

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Hare Photography Day<br> on RSPB Havergate Island

Hare Photography Day
on RSPB Havergate Island

Orford | Sun 27th Mar 2016

Head to Havergate Island, Suffolk for a unique photography experience on Easter Sunday, 27th March 2016

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Photography Taster Day<br> on RSPB Havergate Island

Photography Taster Day
on RSPB Havergate Island

Orford | Mon 28th Mar 2016

Come along to Havergate Island, Suffolk for a fantastic photography experience on Easter Monday, 28th March 2016

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Wickham Market - Mini Monthly Market

Wickham Market - Mini Monthly Market

Wickham Market |

Head to Wickham Market, Suffolk for this mini monthly market

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Horsefire - The Sweffling White Horse

Horsefire - The Sweffling White Horse

Saxmundham | Sat 16th Apr 2016

If  you enjoy Blues and Country then head to Sweffling, Suffolk to hear Horsefire

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Vintage Market - Woodbridge

Vintage Market - Woodbridge

Woodbridge |

Enjoy seeking out Vintage treasures?  Then Head to the beautiful Market Town of Woodbridge,Suffolk for this fantastic Vintage Market

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EASTER SUNDAY LUNCH & EGG HUNT

EASTER SUNDAY LUNCH & EGG HUNT

Thorpeness | Sun 27th Mar 2016

Come and celebrate Easter with us, as this year we move all the fun over to Thorpeness Country Club.

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FAWLTY TOWERS NIGHT

FAWLTY TOWERS NIGHT

Thorpeness | Fri 01st Apr 2016

Come and enjoy a fantastic meal at Thorpeness Country Club's Fawlty Towers night.

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Woodbridge Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Woodbridge Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Woodbridge | Sat 26th Mar 2016

Woodbridge annual Easter Egg Hunt is back and better than ever at Elmhurst Park on Saturday 26th March.

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Fiona's Fabrics - Get to know your sewing machine!

Fiona's Fabrics - Get to know your sewing machine!

Woodbridge | Tue 12th Apr 2016

Fiona's Fabrics is a treasure trove of gorgeous materials, shiny buttons, wonderful wool and all things haberdashery, smack bang in the middle of beautiful Woodbridge!

Along with all the equipment, advice and materials on hand in the shop, Fiona offers a variety of fabulous hands on workshops to bring out the 'sewing, knitting and crocheting bees' in all of us!


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Lowestoft Seafront Road Train

Lowestoft Seafront Road Train

Lowestoft | Fri 25th - Mon 28th Mar 2016

Over the Easter weekend visitors to Lowestoft Beach can enjoy trips up and down the promenade on the Seafront Road train.

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Discover Lowestoft's Easter Trail

Discover Lowestoft's Easter Trail

Lowestoft | Sat 26th Mar 2016

Want to hunt for your FREE delicious Easter chocolate treat before you get to eat them? Then you’re in luck as you can join in and Discover Lowestoft’s Easter Trail.

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The Magic of Minsmere - Weekend Walks

The Magic of Minsmere - Weekend Walks

Westleton |

Never been to Minsmere before? Then this is the walk for you!  With over 5300 recorded species and a wealth of history and archaeological highlights at Minsmere, there is so much to discover.

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Snape Maltings Free Family Easter Weekend

Snape Maltings Free Family Easter Weekend

Snape | Sat 26th - Sun 27th Mar 2016

Head to Snape Maltings for the Farmers' Market and Easter family events

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Dog friendly


Aldeburgh Music Easter Weekend at Snape Maltings

Aldeburgh Music Easter Weekend at Snape Maltings

Snape | Sat 26th - Sun 27th Mar 2016

The title of Britten’s choral piece on medieval lyrics Sacred and Profane is an apt summary of the Easter Weekend - 26th and 27th March 2016.

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#Minsmerespring

#Minsmerespring

Westleton |

Take part in our self-guided spring treasure trail as you look for signs of spring at Minsmere.

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Pond Dipping and Family Nature Walk

Pond Dipping and Family Nature Walk

Westleton |

Join us as we dip our nets in the Minsmere pond to search for what life is present, then discover more about Minsmere’s spring wildlife on a fun nature ramble.

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Spring into Action at RSPB Minsmere

Spring into Action at RSPB Minsmere

Westleton |

Take part in our self guided quiz trail looking for signs of spring, then make your own bird or butterfly friendly plant pot, using recycled newspaper.

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Bird Ringing Demonstrations at RSPB Minsmere

Bird Ringing Demonstrations at RSPB Minsmere

Westleton |

Join us to discover more about the lives of the Minsmere birds, what migration adventures they have and the important work Waveney Bird Club do every year.

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Punch & Judy at Southwold Pier

Punch & Judy at Southwold Pier

Southwold |

Everyone's favourite seaside show will be at Southwold Pier this Easter

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Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible


Sounds of Spring (and breakfast)

Sounds of Spring (and breakfast)

Westleton |

Spring is a fantastic time of year to enjoy the sights and sounds of RSPB Minsmere. 

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Amazing Annuals

Amazing Annuals

Westleton | Sat 23rd Apr 2016

Discover some of Minsmere’s harder to spot flowers, especially the annuals associated with disturbed ground.

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Easter Trail at Landguard Fort

Easter Trail at Landguard Fort

Felixstowe | Fri 25th Mar - Sun 10th Apr 2016

Join in the Easter fun with the quiz trail around Landguard Fort, Felixstowe.

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Hercules the Tap Dancing Octopus

Hercules the Tap Dancing Octopus

Lowestoft | Wed 23rd Mar 2016

Head to Lowestoft Library on Wednesday 23rd March at 10:45 for a very special storytime session.

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Free wifi Wheelchair Accessible


Lowestoft and Oulton Broad Water Taxi

Lowestoft and Oulton Broad Water Taxi

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The only water taxi in the area, it runs every hour between 9am and 5pm.


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Woodbridge Gingerbread Trail

Woodbridge Gingerbread Trail

Woodbridge | Mon 21st Mar - Fri 15th Apr 2016

After the success of last year’s Gingerbread Trail in Woodbridge, the Tide Mill Living Museum and The Cake Shop Bakery are organising another trail to keep families amused over the Easter holidays. 

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The Longshop Museum Steam and Activity Day

The Longshop Museum Steam and Activity Day

Leiston | Sat 26th Mar 2016

This Spring the Long Shop Museum, Leiston will reopen in style by launching the 2016 season with a fantastic steam and activity day from 10am-4pm.

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Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Longshop Museum

Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Longshop Museum

Leiston | Fri 25th Mar - Sun 10th Apr 2016

Visit the museum between 25th March and 10th April to explore the museum with the fun Easter Family Trial!

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WHERE TO EAT


The Crown at Woodbridge

The Crown at Woodbridge

Woodbridge

Situated at the top of the bustling Thoroughfare, in Woodbridge, Suffolk.

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Free wifi


Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant

Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant

Orford

Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant provides a unique and exciting dining experience offering brunch and a la carte lunch or dinner cruises from Orford Quay, Orford, Suffolk.

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Dog friendly


Munchy Seeds

Munchy Seeds

Munchy Seeds is a family run business based in Suffolk and has been the highest profile brand in the UK's roasted, flavoured and coated seeds market for 16 years. 

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The Cake Shop Bakery

The Cake Shop Bakery

Woodbridge

Award-winning family run bakery set in the historical town of Woodbridge baking fresh bread and creating beautiful cakes using the best ingredients available and designing cakes that are visually stunning and taste delicious.

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The Firestation Cafe, Bar & Coffee Roasters

The Firestation Cafe, Bar & Coffee Roasters

Woodbridge

A small cafe and bar serving delicious coffee, cocktails, snacks and rather impressively roasting their own coffee!

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Free wifi Dog friendly


The Ship Inn, Levington

The Ship Inn, Levington

Ipswich

Idyllic country pub situated on the banks of the River Orwell, with a delicious local menu and an excellent range of Adnams beers, wines and spirits. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible


Cookhouse Restaurant at Suffolk Food Hall

Cookhouse Restaurant at Suffolk Food Hall

Ipswich

The Cookhouse Restaurant is a unique place to eat or have a drink whilst enjoying stunning views down the river.

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Free wifi Dog friendly


The Sweffling White Horse

The Sweffling White Horse

A traditional pub in the village of Sweffling near Saxmundham and East Anglia Pub of the Year 2015

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Free wifi Dog friendly


View Point Cafe

View Point Cafe

View Point Cafe is a warm and friendly cafe with both indoor and outdoor seating serving all day breakfasts, snacks, fish and chips, 'dish of the day', cakes, ice cream, teas and coffees.

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Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible


Giddens & Thompson Greengrocers

Giddens & Thompson Greengrocers

Bungay

Purveyors of high quality Fruit and Vegetables

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Free wifi


The Ufford Crown

The Ufford Crown

Woodbridge

The Ufford Crown is a Michelin recommended, family run pub and restaurant in the village of Ufford, near Woodbridge, run by Polly and Max Durrant and Head Chef Will Hardiman.

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible


The Ramsholt Arms

The Ramsholt Arms

Woodbridge

The Ramsholt Arms is a popular riverside pub and dining room, situated on the banks of the river Deben. The pub is recommended in the Michelin guide and in July 2015 was voted one of the top 20 places to dine alfresco in the UK by the Sunday Times.

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible


Eat at Snape Maltings

Eat at Snape Maltings

Snape

There's an excellent selection of places to eat at Snape Maltings, from freshly prepared local food and cream teas to cafés overlooking the Alde estuary, providing guests with one of the best views of reeds, water and sky in the UK.

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Free wifi


Café Bencotto

Café Bencotto

Offering Mediterranean style fayre, Café Bencotto's sophisticated yet informal interior complements the food freshly prepared in the open plan kitchen.

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Free wifi Wheelchair Accessible


The Alex Café Bar & Brasserie

The Alex Café Bar & Brasserie

Offering panoramic sea views, The Alex has a fabulous seafront setting just across from the promenade in Felixstowe where you can watch the world go by whilst enjoying great food and drink!

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible


Brudenell Seafood & Grill 

Brudenell Seafood & Grill

Aldeburgh

The Seafood & Grill restaurant has panoramic sea views from every table with a décor that is inspired by the vibrant colours that can be found on the Suffolk coast throughout the year.

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Free wifi Wheelchair Accessible

where to stay


Highsteppers at Blythview

Highsteppers at Blythview

Saxmundham

Highsteppers is an ideal luxury base for a romantic week for two or a fun weekend for friends.

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Oak Tree Farm Bed and Breakfast

Oak Tree Farm Bed and Breakfast

Yoxford

Oak Tree farm is set in six acres just outside Yoxford, surrounded by beautiful countryside and within a few miles of many of the attractions and lovely places in the area including Southwold, Aldeburgh and Framlingham.

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Dog friendly


Horseshoe Cottage

Horseshoe Cottage

Southwold

A centrally located spacious family house within a short walking distance of Southwold town centre with full range of family shops, restaurants and also two minutes walk to beach and pier.

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Mollett’s Farm

Mollett’s Farm

Saxmundham

Mollett’s Farm is a family-run haven of peace and tranquility near Suffolk’s Heritage Coast. With new custom-designed holiday studios and cottages, it’s a home away from home.

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible


Milsoms Kesgrave Hall

Milsoms Kesgrave Hall

Ipswich

Kesgrave Hall has 23 bedrooms, all individual in size, décor and style ranging from standard through to super de-luxe (think bathtubs in rooms and huge walk in showers).

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Free wifi


Mill Hill Farm Caravan & Camping Park

Mill Hill Farm Caravan & Camping Park

Saxmundham

The peace and quiet of this camp site's surroundings make this an ideal location for a 'get away from it all' relaxing break, with panoramic views over the farmland for those lazy breakfasts and stunning sunsets as a backdrop for your barbecues after a day’s fishing or sightseeing. 

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Dog friendly


School Farm Cottages

School Farm Cottages

Halesworth

Plenty to see and do in the beautiful Suffolk countryside, within easy reach of the Suffolk Coast.

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Free wifi Wheelchair Accessible


Run Cottage Touring Park

Run Cottage Touring Park

Woodbridge

Run Cottage offers peace and tranquility, a place to escape the hustle and bustle of today’s busy lifestyle and is the perfect base to see the sights of Suffolk.

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Dog friendly


Robin's Nest

Robin's Nest

Woodbridge

Robin's Nest is situated at Dallinghoo, a rural location overlooking open field and offers 3 luxury holiday homes.

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Free wifi


Ocean View Holiday Homes

Ocean View Holiday Homes

Kessingland

Ocean View consists of fourteen quality bungalows set in three quarters of an acre which is bordered by the sea, it also has direct access to the beach.

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Kenton Hall Estate

Kenton Hall Estate

Framlingham

Kenton Hall Estate offers unique glamping accommodation set in heart of the Suffolk countryside.

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Lodge Farm Cottages

Lodge Farm Cottages

Lowestoft

The Granary and the Dairy are two beautifully converted self catering barns offering luxurious, spacious and well equipped accommodation on a family arable farm close to the Suffolk coast between Southwold and Lowestoft.

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Wardley Hill Campsite

Wardley Hill Campsite

Bungay

Wardley Hill Campsite is a new eco campsite offering unregimented and relaxed car free camping. Luxurious Bell Tents and a Shepherds Hut are on offer for those of you who don't want to pack your own tent pegs. Close to the Suffolk Coast and on the edge of the Norfolk Broads the site is perfectly situated for your East Anglian getaway.

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Saltgate House B&B

Saltgate House B&B

Beccles

Saltgate House B&B is an elegant Georgian Townhouse built onto a former Tudor Merchants House situated in the heart of the beautiful market town of Beccles, just paces away from the centre of town and moments from the meandering River Waveney.

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The House in the Clouds

The House in the Clouds

Thorpeness

The House in the Clouds, one of the country's most famous follies is set in 1 acre of private grounds, the House in the Clouds overlooks Thorpeness Golf Course, Thorpeness Meare and the sea on the very beautiful Suffolk Heritage Coast. Close to Aldeburgh, Snape Maltings and home of the festival, to Minsmere and other bird and nature reserves.

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Pebble Cottage

Pebble Cottage

Lowestoft

Nestling on the cliff top at Pakefield, on the Suffolk coast and with stunning sea views

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Salthouse Harbour Hotel 

Salthouse Harbour Hotel

The Salthouse Harbour Hotel in Ipswich is one of Suffolk's most iconic hotels. It offers a 4-star luxury experience and award-winning cuisine in one of the counties most beautiful settings.


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Secret Meadows

Secret Meadows

Tucked away at a 115-acre wildlife site, Secret Meadows takes glamping to new heights. 

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Sibton Park Wilderness Reserve

Sibton Park Wilderness Reserve

Saxmundham

Set within a 4,500 acre private country estate two hours from London, Wilderness Reserve is a unique luxury collection of manors, farmhouses, country cottages and follies in the heart of rural Suffolk.

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Snape Maltings Holiday Cottages

Snape Maltings Holiday Cottages

Snape

Snape Maltings is a unique set of Victorian malthouses set alongside the River Alde. There is an eclectic range of shops, galleries and eateries all on the doorstep as well as the world famous Concert Hall.

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Orwell View Barns

Orwell View Barns

Ipswich

Enjoy wonderful wildlife and glorious views across the River Orwell whilst relaxing in your idyllic barn conversion in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on our conservation award winning farm.

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Solely Southwold

Solely Southwold

Southwold

Solely Southwold comprises 2 self contained flats and 2 cottages in the heart of Southwold.

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Belle Grove 

Belle Grove

Halesworth

Located in Halesworth, Belle Grove is an extra special place for a well-deserved break, birthday celebration, anniversary, romantic week-end or family get–together. “This place really is magical”

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Best Of Suffolk

Best Of Suffolk

Aldeburgh

Best of Suffolk offers a hand-picked selection of over 300 stylish, self catering holiday cottages in Suffolk, offering guests well-appointed properties in prime locations and pets go free.

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The Malthouse

The Malthouse

Woodbridge

The Malthouse, originally an old malting house dating from the 18th century, is located in the heart of Woodbridge and overlooks Ferry Quay and the river Deben. To make the most of the river views, the Malthouse is an ‘upside down’ house sleeping up to 5 people.

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So Southwold 

So Southwold

Southwold

Southwold is the jewel of Suffolk coast and with something for everyone, it’s the perfect place to retreat from everyday life.

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The Anchor

The Anchor

Walberswick

Plenty of alfresco seating on the 3 beautiful terraces in the summer and a roaring log fire for the winter!

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The Brudenell

The Brudenell

Aldeburgh

The Brudenell epitomises the perfect seaside hotel; beach chic, friendly and informal service, award-winning food and the tranquil beachfront setting all blend effortlessly with indulgence and relaxation.

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The Crown Hotel Southwold

The Crown Hotel Southwold

Southwold

An exciting and intimate combination of small hotel, bar, pub and restaurant, The Crown is always buzzing with a lively informality.

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The White Lion

The White Lion

Aldeburgh

Hygge is the latest buzzword for cosiness – it’s what the Danes do in great style when winter drives them indoors. You’ll find ‘hygge’ in spades at the White Lion Hotel on the beachfront in Aldeburgh, a great spot if you’re in need of peace and relaxation in stylish and cosseting surroundings, where the bedrooms are inviting and welcoming retreats, some with sea views as far as the eye can see. 

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The Crown and Castle

The Crown and Castle

Orford

The Crown and Castle is renowned for a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere that allows guests to enjoy their surroundings and feel free to take their time.

Winner *Sawday's British Hotel Award 2017 for Fabulous Food*

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Windmill Lodges

Windmill Lodges

Woodbridge

Available throughout the year for a short break or longer. Windmill Lodges offers 4* and 5*  authentic log cabins with private hot tubs; a perfect base for exploring The Suffolk Coast.

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Wheatacre Hall Barns

Wheatacre Hall Barns

Beccles

Amidst the beautiful countryside under wide arching skies, amongst farmland and hidden waterways, eight luxury holiday cottages can be found. All eight barns have been sympathetically converted into modern luxury accommodation.

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The Westleton Crown

The Westleton Crown

Westleton

The Westleton Crown combines the character and charm of its coaching inn heritage with the comforts of contemporary living: smouldering log fires, 34 stylish bedrooms, award winning AA 2 rosette restaurant, sophisticated wine list and delightful terraced gardens.

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Ufford Park Woodbridge, Hotel, Golf, Spa

Ufford Park Woodbridge, Hotel, Golf, Spa

Woodbridge

Spreading out from Ufford Park's 90 bedroom hotel are 120 acres of historic parkland, including their 18-hole championship golf course.

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The Ship At Dunwich

The Ship At Dunwich

Dunwich

Whether you want to use The Ship at Dunwich as a base to explore this wild and wonderful coastline, enjoy some of the best fish and chips on the Suffolk Coast or simply indulge in a pint or two of Adnams, you’re guaranteed the warmest of welcomes.

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Suffolk Secrets

Suffolk Secrets

Southwold

Suffolk Secrets is proud to offer the best choice of self-catering holiday cottages on The Suffolk Coast.

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Suffolk Cottage Holidays

Suffolk Cottage Holidays

Woodbridge

Suffolk Cottage Holidays aims to bring you the best choice of quality cottages and homes across the finest locations of East Anglia.

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Squirrel Cottage

Squirrel Cottage

Snape

Squirrel Cottage is an excellent base for those who are looking for a peaceful retreat as well as those who enjoy activity based holidays such as walking or cycling.

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Suffolk Coastal Cottages

Suffolk Coastal Cottages

Southwold

Self-catering cottages with a personal touch, owned and managed by Trish Gower, offering delightful self-catering cottages in attractive unspoilt villages at or close to The Suffolk Coast. 

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Holidaycottages.co.uk

Holidaycottages.co.uk

A leading holiday cottage lettings company with over a selection of handpicked cottages in Suffolk.

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The Old Post Office

The Old Post Office

Beccles

Set in the charming Suffolk village of Geldeston on the Norfolk/Suffolk boarder

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Beach Cottage

Beach Cottage

Lowestoft

Located on the cliff top at Pakefield on the Suffolk coast, Beach Cottage enjoys uninterrupted views of the sea and coastline.

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Chiltern House Bed and Breakfast

Chiltern House Bed and Breakfast

Chiltern House is a stylish bed & breakfast in a Victorian terraced property just a two minute walk from the blue flag awarded Lowestoft beach and independent shops and restaurants. Ideally located to explore the Suffolk coast, countryside and historic market towns.

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The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast is a beautiful Grade 2 listed Georgian home offering five star, gold accommodation on the Suffolk Coast.

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Heritage Hideaways

Heritage Hideaways

Heritage Hideaways aim to offer a more personal approach to cottage holidays, ensuring that you enjoy your holiday in the coast and countryside that we love. 

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Alde Garden

Alde Garden

A tiny site with an eclectic range of quirky and unusual accommodation, set in the garden of an award winning pub

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Happy Days Retro Vacations 

Happy Days Retro Vacations

Saxmundham

A slice of vintage Americana has arrived in Suffolk. Happy Days Retro Vacations is a small campsite where visitors can live out their dreams of old Hollywood glamour by renting a beautifully restored Airstream trailer.

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Haw Wood Farm

Haw Wood Farm

Winners of the AA’s Most Improved Campsite 2017! Haw Wood Farm is a peaceful site near Darsham for touring caravans and tents known for their spacious pitches and friendly service. 

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Dunan House

Dunan House

A secluded seaside Bed and Breakfast set in peaceful gardens just a short walk to Aldeburgh town for those little breaks that refresh the soul.

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All Seasons Cottage Breaks

All Seasons Cottage Breaks

Saxmundham

3 charming 4* Self Catering Holiday Cottages in the historic market town of Saxmundham, close to the Suffolk Heritage Coast and within easy reach of all popular places of interest.

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Wissett Farm Holidays

Wissett Farm Holidays

Halesworth

Offering self catering holiday accommodation in four converted stables. The 300 acre farm, in the village of Wissett, is an ideal place to enjoy the peace and serenity of the Suffolk countryside.

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High Lodge Leisure

High Lodge Leisure

Saxmundham

Our luxury self catering lodges boast an excellent location close to the renowned coastal hotspots of Southwold, Aldeburgh and RSPB Minsmere.

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Croft Farm

Croft Farm

Snape

Croft Farm's two holiday cottages have been converted from traditional farm buildings to provide the perfect place to stay and enjoy the best of the Suffolk Coast.

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Hare Lodge Holidays

Hare Lodge Holidays

Peasenhall

Peasenhall is a pretty Suffolk village with several good local pubs and restaurants nearby and many local attractions within easy reach.

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Heathland Beach Holiday Park

Heathland Beach Holiday Park

Kessingland

Heathland Beach is a family run holiday park with excellent facilities including 3 heated pools, tennis courts, fishing, bar, play areas for children and access to a beautiful sandy beach.

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