The Suffolk Coast

Family Days Out on The Suffolk Coast

There's plenty to see and do on The Suffolk Coast; from museums, beaches, parks, outdoor adventures and some of the region's best attractions.

We've put together a few of our tried and tested family days out; so load the car or catch that train - grab your coats and head to The Suffolk Coast!


1. Search for buried treasure at National Trust Sutton Hoo

Discover the story of the Anglo-Saxons at the burial ground of kings, at National Trust Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge. There are 18 royal burial mounds, where historians predict the royal dynasty of East Anglia, the Wuffingas, who claimed descent from the god Woden lay, plus a young warrior Prince and his horse, and two ships. Buried in mound one you will find the richest burial ever found in northern Europe.Whilst the 90-foot Anglo-Saxon boat no longer exists, you can still see it's ghostly imprint on the sand.

After a morning exploring the burial grounds, head indoors to the exhibition for replica ships, treasure and to learn about the many stories surrounding this National Trust site and finish of the day with a walk around the grounds.

Entry prices: Adult - £8.20, Child - £4.10, Family - £20.50

Opening times: During the winter months, Sutton Hoo is open weekends only from 10.30am to 4pm

How to get to Sutton Hoo: Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge IP12 3DJ

For more information go to www.nationaltrust.org.uk/suttonhoo

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2. Become a Knight of the Realm at Framlingham and Orford Castles

Framlingham Castle: It was here that Mary Tudor found out she was to become the Queen of England; kids will love the 10.5-metre high wall walk offering views across Framlingham and the Suffolk countryside. Enjoy a picnic on the lawns, or pop along on one of the many event days, where you will be treated to re-enactments, traditional food and entertainment.

After a day of exploring, head into Framlingham to one of the many cafes and restaurants for a delicious meal or coffee and cake.

Entry prices: English Heritage Member - Free, Adult - £7.20, Child (5-15 years) - £4.80, Concessions - £6.50, Family (2 adults, 3 children) - £18.70

Opening times: Until 14th January - weekends only 10am to 4pm, half term (15th to 21st February) - daily from 10am to 4pm, 22nd February to 26th March - weekends only 10am to 4pm

How to get to Framlingham Castle:  IP13 9BP

For more information go to www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/framlingham-castle

Framlingham Castle - perfect for familiest

Orford Castle: If the weather is a bit wet, head to Orford Castle, one of England's most complete and unusual castle keeps. Explore the polygonal tower from the basement, lower and upper halls right up to the roof to take in the panoramic views of Orford town and Orford Ness.

Children will love exploring the many passages that lead to the chapel, kitchen and chambers and the audio tour telling the historical tale of the castle. Afterwards, pop into Orford village to browse the independent shops, stopping off for a hot chocolate, cake and ice cream in one of the cafes.

Entry prices: English Heritage Member - free, Adult - £6.50, Child (5-15 years) -£3.90, Concessions - £5.90, Family (2 adults, 3 children) - £17.00

Opening times: Until 14th January - weekends only 10am to 4pm, half term (15th to 21st February) - daily from 10am to 4pm, 22nd February - 24th March - weekends only 10am to 4pm

How to get to Orford Castle: IP12 2ND

For more information go to www.english-heritage.org.uk.visit/places/orford-castle

Orford Craft Shop - Photography by Emily Fae

3. Meet the animals of the African savannah at Africa Alive!

Home to lions, giraffes, rhinos, cheetahs, cape hunting dogs and many more animals and birds from the African continent, a day out at Africa Alive! will appeal to all members of the family. 

Children will enjoy riding the road train, running around in the 'Wild Zone' indoor play area, joining the park keepers to feed the animals and meeting some of the smaller residents in the animal encounter sessions.

Choose to take a picnic or enjoy lunch in the restaurants, followed by a run around in the outdoor play area. For an evening meal, head into the nearby town of Lowestoft followed by a walk along the award-winning beach.

Entry prices:  Adults - £11.75, Children (aged 3 - 15 years) - £8.10, Under 3s - Free, Senior Citizens (aged 65 and over)- £10, Registered Disabled  Child / Adult / Carer - ££5.85

Opening times: Until 18th March, from 9.30am to 4pm (last admission 3pm) 

How to get to Africa Alive!: NR33 7TF

For more information go to www.africa-alive.co.uk

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4. Watch a Blockbuster at Aldeburgh Cinema

Having resided in the pretty seaside town of Aldeburgh since 1919, Aldeburgh Cinema is the ideal place to head to when it's a bit damp outside. After your quirky cinematic experience, walk into the town for lunch or supper in one of the restaurants, or sample the legendary fish and chips, followed by a run around on the beach.

Ticket prices: Adults (18 and over) - £8.30, Seniors (60 and over) - £7.80, Under 18s and students - £5.50

How to get to Aldeburgh Cinema: IP15 5AU

For showing times and more information go to www.aldeburghcinema.co.uk

Aldeburgh Cinema auditorium

5. Discover Suffolk's Military History at Landguard Fort

Landguard Fort stands proudly overlooking the mile-wide Harwich Harbour in Felixstowe, at the mouth of the Rivers Orwell and Stour and is now home to historical tours and exhibitions. In years gone by, it was an important military defence, in 1667 successfully repelling an invasion of Dutch Soldiers and in later years defended our coastline and country in the two world wars.

After a morning spent exploring the fort, stop off for a hot chocolate and cake at the View Point Cafe before heading towards the town for a walk along the seafront taking in the newly rejuvenated Seafront Gardens, and a play in the arcades.

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Top FREE things to do:

- No trip to The Suffolk Coast is complete without a visit to our award-winning beaches

- The kids can run off steam and enjoy the great outdoors at one of the many outdoor play areas

- Meet the Suffolk Coast's resident animals and creepy crawlies with Suffolk Wildlife Trust

- Check out the many events at one of Suffolk's 44 libraries

- Take a step back in time and discover The Suffolk Coast's rich history at one of the many museums

- Cycle to your hearts content on road or off - with our downloadable Explorer Guides, make sure you stop off at a few Suffolk coast pubs en route!

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Things to see and do


Coastal Voyager

Coastal Voyager

Coastal Voyager is the perfect activity for all ages ranging from families with children to work groups.


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Halesworth and the Blyth Valley

Halesworth and the Blyth Valley

The Blyth Valley runs 17 miles inland from the coast at Southwold to Laxfield via Halesworth and Huntingfield and is a superb destination for walking, cycling & wildlife-watching as well as being known for its welcoming pubs and local produce!

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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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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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Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings

Snape

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, founded by Suffolk-born composer Benjamin Britten. 

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Inspirations

Inspirations

Located in the heart of Wickham Market on the charming village square lies 'Inspirations' - a brand new shop providing a wide selection of inspiring gift ideas for the family and home

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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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Marina Theatre

Marina Theatre

It plays host to major West End productions, top comedy, orchestral concerts, touring drama and musical productions, opera, ballet, music, dance and celebrity concerts as well as operating a successful cinema operation - boasting the largest screen and cinema auditoria in the town. 

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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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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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Discover Landguard

Discover Landguard

The Landguard Peninsula is located at the southerly most point of the town of Felixstowe. 

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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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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 Arts Centre

Southwold Arts Centre

The première entertainment venue in the popular Suffolk coastal town of Southwold; presenting a year-round programme of events including music, theatre, film, comedy, craft and antique fairs, art exhibitions, workshops, community events and outdoor events. Southwold Arts Centre also offers a number of spaces for hire; suitable for live events, meetings, family celebrations and exhibition space.

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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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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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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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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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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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Suffolk Libraries

Suffolk Libraries

All of the county's 44 libraries provide a wide range of services including traditional library loans (books, DVDs etc) access to the internet and a range of information materials, free Wi-Fi and activities for people of all ages throughout the year.


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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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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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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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WHERE TO EAT


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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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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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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The Ship at Dunwich

The Ship at Dunwich

Dunwich

There's plenty to enjoy on The Ship's menu from: pie of the day, slow-cooked pork belly, or roast red onion tart through to traditional English puddings like sticky toffee, pear and blackberry crumble and much more, accompanied by good wines at sensible prices, or proper beers and ales - including Adnams and a range of guest ales.

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Felixstowe Spa - The Lounge  & The Terrace

Felixstowe Spa - The Lounge & The Terrace

Two fabulous seaview venues in one stunning location! The Lounge is a first floor carpeted space with panoramic views of the sea, Felixstowe Pier and the maritime traffic to Harwich & Felixstowe Ports.

At promenade level there is also The Terrace; a cosy beachside venue with plentiful outdoor seating and a Mediterranean ambience with the sea views framed by palm trees.

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Beccles Station Cafe and Community Rooms

Beccles Station Cafe and Community Rooms

Beccles station cafe and community rooms are under the umbrella of the Beccles and District Regeneration Company which is a charity being run by volunteers for the community. The station buildings include a cafe, offices and community rooms to rent out.

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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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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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farm cafe + shop

farm cafe + shop

The farm cafe + shop, Marlesford is an oasis on the A12 a few miles from Woodbridge.

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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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Southwold Pier - The Boardwalk, Beach Cafe and Clockhouse

Southwold Pier - The Boardwalk, Beach Cafe and Clockhouse

Southwold

Southwold Pier has a fabulous choice of restaurants and cafes to fill the gap from breakfast, through to morning coffee and pastries, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner!

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WHERE TO STAY


Bruisyard Hall

Bruisyard Hall

Surrounded by 700 acres of grassland, farmland and woodland, Bruisyard Hall is a beautifully idyllic place to get married, host an event or enjoy a long weekend with family and friends, offering 5 star accommodation for up to 28 people.

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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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Cliff House Holiday Park

Cliff House Holiday Park

Cliff House is an award winning 30 acre 5 star EATB rated holiday park in Dunwich, specialising in lodges, static caravans, self catering; including investment purchase self catering, camping and touring caravan pitches. 

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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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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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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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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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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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Sykes Cottages

Sykes Cottages

With its sleepy waterways, wide sandy beaches, quiet coastal towns and lively cathedral cities, thousands of holidaymakers have discovered the ancient Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Suffolk through Sykes Cottages. 

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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 Clyffe Hotel

The Clyffe Hotel

The Clyffe Hotel is a large Victorian building, dating back to 1876.

Recently fully refurbished to a very high standard, it is located opposite the Claremont Pier and Blue Flag beach in the Kirkley area of Lowestoft, with stunning views out to sea.

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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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The Crown at Woodbridge

The Crown at Woodbridge

The Crown at Woodbridge offers all that is great about escaping to the country, with all that is good about staying in a wonderful market town. 

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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 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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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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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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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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The Swan Hotel

The Swan Hotel

Southwold

Re-Opening in October 2017! This heritage hotel is situated on the beautiful Southwold marketplace, and has been welcoming guests for over 350 years. 

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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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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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Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club 

Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club

Situated on the sunny Suffolk Heritage Coast within walking distance to the sea, Thorpeness 3 star Hotel offers modern accommodation with picturesque views of the golf course. 

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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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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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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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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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Woodhall Manor 

Woodhall Manor

Woodhall Manor is the most romantic and exclusive setting for a truly memorable stay. The charming Elizabethan Manor House, dating back to 1566, sits within nine acres of immaculately landscaped grounds, near the stunning Suffolk Heritage Coast. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Easton Farm Park Cottages

Easton Farm Park Cottages

Wake up to the sounds of rural Suffolk, pull on some clothes and head out to help feed the bunnies and the chickens on the farm. The Farm Park is open from 10:30am (check opening dates) with two indoor playbarns and lots more fun on the farm, all of which help to entertain the whole family.

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Gooda's Barn

Gooda's Barn

Sleeping up to 18 people in four family rooms, Gooda's Barn is ideal for a large family or group of friends looking for a holiday close to the Suffolk Coast, however it is not suitable for Stag or Hen parties.


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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School Farm Cottages

School Farm Cottages

Halesworth

School Farm is the ideal location to relax and unwind in the beautiful Suffolk countryside, within easy reach of the Suffolk Coast and ideally situated for visiting RSPB Minsmere, Dunwich Heath, Southwold, Framlingham Castle and many picturesque Suffolk villages, market towns and coastal resorts. A warm welcome is guaranteed. 

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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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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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Solely Southwold

Solely Southwold

Southwold

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

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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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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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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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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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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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