The Suffolk Coast

Our Local Stories across the Suffolk coast

There is so much to love about the Suffolk Coast. Here are just a few stories about the people, places and events that make the Suffolk Coast truly special.
Christmas Lights Switch Ons!

Christmas Lights Switch Ons!

As we hurtle towards December, thoughts turn to the festivities; carol services, Christmas fairs and of course, the annual lights switch ons! Our guide has all you need to know to plan a Christmas season that's full of festive fun!

Suffolk Coast Winter Bucket List

Suffolk Coast Winter Bucket List

A visit to The Suffolk Coast in winter is a truly unique experience; as the crowds seeking sunny days by the sea have headed home, it becomes a place to get away from it all, experience something new, and recharge the batteries.

Whether you travel from afar or are just a short drive away, make sure these things to do are on your bucket list!

Discover Suffolk's Land & Shore!

Discover Suffolk's Land & Shore!

A new heritage and creative arts project has been launched along Suffolk coastal, offering an opportunity to become involved in the Lowestoft, Dunwich and Ipswich areas.

Best Cafés and Coffee Shops on The Suffolk Coast

Best Cafés and Coffee Shops on The Suffolk Coast

Whether you're want to read the paper, while away an hour or two or get a caffeine kick to fuel a busy day, here on The Suffolk Coast, we roast our own, grind our own and serve some seriously good ristrettos!

An Insider's Guide to Woodbridge

An Insider's Guide to Woodbridge

James Lightfoot is the chairman of Choose Woodbridge, the business and tourism organisation at the heart of one of the gems of the Suffolk coast which was voted in the top 10 happiest places to live in the UK last year – and for good reason.

The Legend of the Bungay Black Dog

The Legend of the Bungay Black Dog

The Suffolk Coast is known to be steeped in ancient legends and myths, not least the chilling tale of a ghostly dog by the name of Black Shuck!
New Autumn & Festive Menus at Sea Spice

New Autumn & Festive Menus at Sea Spice

Exciting new à la carte and set price menus at Sea Spice bring the exotic flavours of fine Indian cuisine to Suffolk’s Heritage Coast at Aldeburgh. 

The Suffolk Coast's Most Haunted!

The Suffolk Coast's Most Haunted!

Rich in history, The Suffolk Coast is the setting for a fair few spooky tales!

From forts and castles to pubs and houses; spend a day exploring The Suffolk Coast’s most haunted spots this Halloween!

Breweries on The Suffolk Coast

Breweries on The Suffolk Coast

Think of the Suffolk Coast and you’ll picture big skies, fantastic countryside, family holidays and so much more.
8 Reasons to Visit The Suffolk Coast in Winter

8 Reasons to Visit The Suffolk Coast in Winter

An all-seasons destination, there’s no doubt that The Suffolk Coast is a popular choice for a summer holiday, but head here during the colder months and you get a completely different experience, we’ve picked just a few reasons you should visit during the winter…

Stags, parasols and autumn fruitfulness

Stags, parasols and autumn fruitfulness

Are you are fungi at a stag do? Then a visit to RSPB Minsmere nature reserve could be just up your street. Visitor Experience Officer Ian Barthorpe tells us what you can expect to see this autumn...

A Day in the Life of... Fen Farm Dairy

A Day in the Life of... Fen Farm Dairy

Sold in Selfridges and served to HRH Prince Harry on the morning of his wedding, Baron Bigod Cheese may be being sampled far and wide, but it's made right here on The Suffolk Coast at Fen Farm Dairy. 

Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days

From 6th - 9th and 13th - 16th September, many of The Suffolk Coast's museums and historic buildings will be opening their doors to celebrate this year's Heritage Open Days.

Cosy Country Pubs

Cosy Country Pubs

As the days turn cooler and the nights draw in, it's time for walks in the countryside followed by a plate of tasty food as you sit by a roaring fire. 

This autumn, make time to visit these cosy country pubs on The Suffolk Coast.

Aldeburgh's Amazing Swifts!

Aldeburgh's Amazing Swifts!

Aldeburgh’s historic roofs offer the perfect nesting sites for Swifts. These endangered birds usually return to their place of birth with adults occupying the same nest every year. Juvenile birds reserve nest sites for the following year when they return from their 7,500 mile journey from Africa, undertaken without landing.  With its surrounding marshland, the town also offers the prospect of an abundant supply of insects which is vital to the birds’ survival.  


Messing about on the water on The Suffolk Coast

Messing about on the water on The Suffolk Coast

If you like nothing better than getting out on the water then the Suffolk Coast has so much to offer. From slow moving, peaceful rivers to fast-paced action on the sea there’s bound to be something you’ll enjoy

Fish & Chip Shops you Have to Try on The Suffolk Coast

Fish & Chip Shops you Have to Try on The Suffolk Coast

There's nothing like ripping open a package of newspaper and tucking into steaming hot fish and chips. Whether yours is a haddock and chips, scampi, cod or sausage, we've picked the best fish & chip shops on The Suffolk Coast for you to visit! 

Rock Pools and Crabbing on The Suffolk Coast

Rock Pools and Crabbing on The Suffolk Coast

The Suffolk coastline is perfect for old fashioned family fun, from dabbling in rock pools to trying your hand at a spot of crabbing!

It's BBQ Time!

It's BBQ Time!

When it comes to local food producers, we are spoilt for choice here on The Suffolk Coast. So, as summer gets into full swing, don your apron, fire up the coals and make your barbecue one your friends and family will talk about for weeks to come.
Make a Splash!

Make a Splash!

Whether the weather's hot and you need to cool down or it's raining outside and you're looking for a way to keep the kid entertained, a dip in a swimming pool is the way to go!

Check out our top 5 swimming pools all situated on The Suffolk Coast...

Beach Hut Hire on The Suffolk Coast

Beach Hut Hire on The Suffolk Coast

If you're planning a holiday on The Suffolk Coast this summer, then treat yourself to an authentic slice of seaside life and hire a beach hut on one of our beautiful beaches.

Along the coast from Lowestoft in the north to Felixstowe in the south, there are a range of beach huts available for hire - from small huts on the promenade to imposing wooden houses raised high over the sands.


The Ultimate Guide to Latitude

The Ultimate Guide to Latitude

It’s summer on The Suffolk Coast which can only mean one thing – time for The Latitude Festival!

Celebrating its 12th birthday this year, this ever popular annual event which takes place at Henham Park near Southwold, will this weekend be welcoming thousands of excited visitors - whether they are coming along for the day or soaking up the atmosphere all weekend camping out under the stars.

We've put together the ultimate guide, so whether you are a weekender or day-tripper, you will have all the information you will need to make your experience a memorable one!

Guide to Cocktail Bars

Guide to Cocktail Bars

Summer is here and there's nothing better on a warm evening than relaxing with a glass of your favourite tipple. Whether you're a traditionalist whose drink is a classic Margherita or Martini or you have fancier tastes and enjoy a Daquiri, Mimosa or Manhattan, these Cocktail serving establishments are sure to wet your whistle!

The Red House shortlisted for major family award!

The Red House shortlisted for major family award!

The Red House, Aldeburgh, the home of the British composer and Suffolk hero Benjamin Britten has been recognised for its family offering and has been shortlisted, alongside 10 other museums nationwide, for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award. 

10 Ways to Celebrate Suffolk Day

10 Ways to Celebrate Suffolk Day

Suffolk Day is this Thursday 21st June; a day to celebrate all the fabulous things that Suffolk is known for; the beautiful beaches, glorious landscapes, fabulous food and drink, a thriving arts scene, fascinating history and heritage and unique places to stay. 

Alfresco Dining on the Suffolk Coast

Alfresco Dining on the Suffolk Coast

As summer stretches before us and the weather gets warmer, it’s a rare pleasure to be able to dine alfresco. All along the Suffolk Coast there are pubs and restaurants that serve great food – in market towns, in sleepy villages and in bustling seaside resorts.

Summer Gig Guide

Summer Gig Guide

Summer is here and if you like nothing more than enjoying a pint whilst watching a band play on a warm summer's evening, then you're in for a treat on The Suffolk Coast!

Check out our summer gig guide for where and when you can catch some live music.

The Women's Tour 2018!

The Women's Tour 2018!

On Wednesday 13th June, some of the world’s best cyclists will arrive in Suffolk for the opening stage of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour, with the Grand Depart in Framlingham and the finish line of Stage One in Southwold!

The Suffolk Coast's Top Insta Spots!

The Suffolk Coast's Top Insta Spots!

There's no doubting that The Suffolk Coast is home to some of the UKs most Instagrammable spots; with everything from golden sands, windswept beaches and wildlife-packed woodland to awe-inspiring architecture, riverside towns and unique buildings. All you need to do is grab your phone and head to our top 10 Insta spots; no filter necessary!

Festivals - 'Save the Dates'

Festivals - 'Save the Dates'

Hazy days of summer are edging ever closer and there's a whole array of festivals on the coast throughout the year so why not plan which one's float your boat with this great little 'save the date' reminder.....

Suffolk's Vegan Hotspots

Suffolk's Vegan Hotspots

A trip to Suffolk needn’t mean you have to sacrifice your diet; home to some of the UK's top food and drink producers, there’s a range of vegan establishments across the county, so wherever you’re staying, you’re not far from somewhere to tuck into a vegan feast.

These cafes and restaurants are not only embracing the plant-based diet, they’re exciting dairy-free tastebuds too!

Ultimate Guide to Camping & Glamping on The Suffolk Coast

Ultimate Guide to Camping & Glamping on The Suffolk Coast

What better way to discover The Suffolk Coast than with a night under the stars on a camping holiday. From campsites, caravans and campervans to shepherds huts, bell tents and airstream trailers, our family camping guide has all you need to plan your holiday...

Plan your Bank Holiday Weekend on The Suffolk Coast

Plan your Bank Holiday Weekend on The Suffolk Coast

Whether it's a relaxation, adventure, culture or cuisine you are hankering after this May bank holiday weekend, there's something for to suit all on The Suffolk Coast...
Easter Events Guide

Easter Events Guide

Easter is a fantastic time to visit The Suffolk Coast; if you're looking for something to do, then you're spoilt for choice; with Easter egg hunts, activities and events aplenty.

We've put together this handy 'Easter What's On Guide' for you to plan your weekend...

6 Things for Spring!

6 Things for Spring!

As the winter weather is beginning to break and the days are drawing out, we’ve listed 6 things to do that should be on your itinerary during a Spring trip to The Suffolk Coast...

Plan your Easter Holiday!

Plan your Easter Holiday!

The Easter holidays are a great time to visit The Suffolk Coast. The days are getting longer, the weather slightly warmer, and many of the family favourite attractions are opening for the season. Our guide has all you need to know to plan your family Easter break...

Treat your Mum this Mothers Day

Treat your Mum this Mothers Day

Mothers Day is this Sunday 11th March, a time to show the special ladies in your life how much you care and how appreciated they are. Make the day a memorable one and treat your mum to lunch at one of these restaurants on The Suffolk Coast.

Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival 2018

Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival 2018

Over 100 award-winning food and drink producers from Suffolk will be descending upon Snape Maltings from 28th - 30th September for the 2018 Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival. 

Where to go Sledging!

Where to go Sledging!

The Beast from the East has arrived and The Suffolk Coast is blanketed in snow, the schools are closed and kids are chomping at the bit to get outside and enjoy the rare dump!

Date Night Inspiration on The Suffolk Coast

Date Night Inspiration on The Suffolk Coast

Don’t save your romantic efforts until 14th February! The Suffolk Coast offers the perfect place to keep romance alive!

Whether you're here on holiday, visiting for the weekend or want to whisk your loved one to The Suffolk Coast for a night away, The Suffolk Coast is brimming with fantastic experiences and restaurants which can be enjoyed by two on any budget – whether you want a romantic and intimate experience or a fun-filled night out away from Netflix, check out this list of Date Night Ideas we have put together.

Things to do this February Half Term

Things to do this February Half Term

There's plenty for the whole family to see and do this February half term; feed baby animals, follow a trail of clues, watch a show, make a nestbox or visit some of Suffolk's top attractions. We've put together a few ideas for you, guaranteed to make your visit to The Suffolk Coast a memorable one!

Breakfast Spots you need to Try!

Breakfast Spots you need to Try!

If you listen to the experts they’ll say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Eating a proper breakfast will ensure you’re set up for whatever the day ahead brings. But a good breakfast is much more than that.
Top Spots for a Romantic Weekend on The Suffolk Coast

Top Spots for a Romantic Weekend on The Suffolk Coast

With windswept beaches, cosy cafes, country pubs with roaring fires and boutique hotels it's easy to see why The Suffolk Coast is the ideal place for a couples getaway...

Check out these top romantic spots for some serious wooing-spiration!

Healthy Eating Hit List!

Healthy Eating Hit List!

Whether you're taking part in Veganuary, you've resolved to eat clean, or you simply want to add a bit more greenery to your diet, it doesn't mean you can't eat out on The Suffolk Coast. In fact, many establishments are embracing vegan and vegetarianism with newly invigorated, creative menus. 

We've picked a few places for your healthy eating hitlist!

Suffolk Galleries to While Away an Hour

Suffolk Galleries to While Away an Hour

Whether it’s an independent showroom that showcases some of East Anglia’s up and coming artists, an exhibition profiling one of Suffolk’s famous sculptures, or a gallery that’s home to pieces of historical importance, these galleries in Suffolk are the perfect place too while away an hour or two...

6 Reasons you Should Visit Suffolk this Winter

6 Reasons you Should Visit Suffolk this Winter

Suffolk may not be at the forefront of your mind when it comes to places to head for a winter getaway, but with market towns boasting independent boutiques, coastal resorts with award-winning beaches, unique experiences, gastronomic delights, luxury hotels and cottages and outdoor adventures a ’plenty, these 6 reasons will help you discover why Suffolk should be on your ‘must-visit’ places to go in 2018.

New Year - New Experience on The Suffolk Coast

New Year - New Experience on The Suffolk Coast

A brand New Year - the time when we typically look at making some radical changes in our lives; learning new skills and embracing new experiences.
Celebrating the Winter Solstice

Celebrating the Winter Solstice

During December, the nights draw increasingly (and depressingly!) early. Today, this will feel even more so. For Friday 21st December is the 2018 Winter Solstice.  

Festive Hampers – made on the Suffolk Coast

Festive Hampers – made on the Suffolk Coast

There’s no denying that the countdown to December 25th has begun…

Christmas TV adverts are in full flow, all of them enticing us to buy the latest ‘must have’ gadgets and celebrity perfumes for our nearest and dearest.

The Suffolk Coast Christmas Gift Guide

The Suffolk Coast Christmas Gift Guide

From the usual socks, slippers and perfume to more unusual gifts such as sailing days, theatre tickets and food hampers - the ideal Christmas present is available on The Suffolk Coast!

Where to see Santa on The Suffolk Coast

Where to see Santa on The Suffolk Coast

The festive season is in full swing; the lights have been lit, the mulled wine sipped and Father Christmas is making his way to The Suffolk Coast to meet excited boys and girls. 

5 reasons to spend Christmas on The Suffolk Coast

5 reasons to spend Christmas on The Suffolk Coast

Celebrate the festive season this year with Christmas on The Suffolk Coast; from Christmas markets and fine foods, to coastal retreats and boutique hotel stays; there's something to suit all tastes at this special time of year..

Adnams unveils 'Food for Thought' Project

Adnams unveils 'Food for Thought' Project

Adnams, the Suffolk-based brewer, distiller and hotelier, has unveiled ‘Food for Thought’, a social enterprise for local schools encouraging the students to grow fresh produce and gain business experience by selling them onto restaurants.

Ultimate guide to Christmas Parties

Ultimate guide to Christmas Parties

The festive season is almost here! It's time to don the sparkles, shine those shoes and celebrate in style with friends, families and colleagues. And you're spoilt for choice when it comes to Christmas parties on The Suffolk Coast; with everything from Black Tie balls to 1920s themed dinner dances on offer.


Historic Houses on The Suffolk Coast

Historic Houses on The Suffolk Coast

As a county steeped in history and heritage, it’s little wonder that The Suffolk Coast has more than its fair share of stunning historic houses and halls to boast of. We've put together our top picks for you to explore...

Can you escape Area 51?

Can you escape Area 51?

Suffolk Escape Room is situated in the unique location of an original war time Nissen Hut on the edge of an American style Trailer Park; immersing 2-8 players into an Area 51 themed experience.

Suffolk Sunday Lunch!

Suffolk Sunday Lunch!

You’ve set out for a bracing walk, rambled through the woods and strolled along the beach. Now it’s time for some sustenance and there’s nothing more delicious than tucking into a roast dinner for Sunday Lunch!


And you are spoilt for choice for places that serve crispy roast potatoes, succulent joints of beef and fluffy Yorkshire puddings; not forgetting apple pie and custard for dessert! We’ve chosen a few across The Suffolk Coast for you to try this autumn and winter but there are plenty more, click here to see our full list of eateries! 

Wrap up warm and stroll along the prom

Wrap up warm and stroll along the prom

Whatever the weather a stroll along the seafronts of The Suffolk Coast is always a joy.

And now, with winter heading our way, it’s time to wrap up warm and take a stroll along the Prom.

Top 3 Spa Breaks on The Suffolk Coast

Top 3 Spa Breaks on The Suffolk Coast

Relax and unwind with a luxury massage or facial, and feel the tension leave your body as you slip into a jacuzzi bath whilst you sip a glass of bubbly at one of these spa breaks on The Suffolk Coast!

Red Deer are Ready to Rut!

Red Deer are Ready to Rut!

October marks the start of the dramatic mating season for red deer males. It’s winner takes all, with the dominant male taking control of the females and earning the right to mate with them. The best place to watch the drama unfold? RSPB Minsmere on The Suffolk Coast!

Lowestoft's Historic Beach Village

Lowestoft's Historic Beach Village

Discover the intriguing past of Lowestoft's historic beach village; once home to a thriving fishing community. 

Fun Places to Stay with Kids

Fun Places to Stay with Kids

With wide, sandy beaches, award-winning attractions, heathland, woodland and waterways to explore, The Suffolk Coast is a great place to stay with kids. 

A Coastal Foray: Lowestoft to Harwich

A Coastal Foray: Lowestoft to Harwich

Exploring the coast of England has now been made even easier, with the launch of England's Coast. The interactive booking tool allows visitors to design their own itineraries, explore and book their holidays to coast of England at the click of a button. 

 

Top Picnic Spots on The Suffolk Coast

Top Picnic Spots on The Suffolk Coast

What better way to entertain the kids during the summer than packing up the picnic hamper and heading out across The Suffolk Coast for a spot of al fresco dining!

Easton Farm Park goes West for the Maverick Festival

Easton Farm Park goes West for the Maverick Festival

For one weekend only, the picturesque Victorian farm buildings of Easton Farm Park are set to be transformed into a celebration of Americana!

Happy 50th Aldeburgh Fish & Chip Shop!

Happy 50th Aldeburgh Fish & Chip Shop!

In 1967, Horace and Celia Cooney bought Aldeburgh Fish & Chip Shop from the, then, owner, Mr Cooper when their son Peter was 11 years old. 


Celebrating Suffolk Day!

Celebrating Suffolk Day!

Wednesday 21st June marks the 1st annual Suffolk Day! To mark the occasion, check out our 'Insider's Guide to Suffolk!'.
Seafood Feasts

Seafood Feasts

With miles of beautiful coastline, it's no wonder The Suffolk Coast is home to some of the UKs best fish and seafood producers. 

So whether it's mussels, mackerel, lobsters or skate that whet your appetite, visit these seafood restaurants and shops for a taste of The Suffolk Coast.

Fathers Day Gift Experiences

Fathers Day Gift Experiences

Where better to treat your Dad to a day out than The Suffolk Coast! These gift experiences are guaranteed to show Dad how much you care...
Suffolk's Seaside Hotels

Suffolk's Seaside Hotels

There's nothing quite like waking up to a sea view, and these hotels on The Suffolk Coast offer you just that! 

Top Quirky Places to Stay on The Suffolk Coast

Top Quirky Places to Stay on The Suffolk Coast

A short break or holiday on The Suffolk Coast, is a unique experience, especially if you choose to stay at one of the many quirky places to stay!

Access The Suffolk Coast

Access The Suffolk Coast

The Suffolk Coast is packed with fantastic trails and footpaths just waiting to be explored, and the ‘Easy Going Trails’ pack means it’s now even easier to experience the area’s beauty and wildlife first hand.
A Flavour of FolkEast!

A Flavour of FolkEast!

FolkEast festival is just a couple of months away, and this year's festival promises to be bigger and better than ever! Paul Amer from The Suffolk Coast popped along to the press launch to find out what's in store for festival goers this year...

Justin and Miranda Elliot's Suffolk Coast Secrets!

Justin and Miranda Elliot's Suffolk Coast Secrets!

For all you BBC Radio 4  'Archers' fans, it’s out of the bag, never mind Justin Elliott’s love affair with Lillian - Aldeburgh on The Suffolk Coast is one of Justin and Miranda’s favourite places, providing them with that vital London bolt hole and a second home that’s up for grabs as part of their impending divorce settlement!

Sea Shanties, Sails and Smuggler's Tales

Sea Shanties, Sails and Smuggler's Tales

On Sunday 23rd April, authentic sea shanties choir; the Rogues Chorus will be making a rare performance of music and stories about Suffolk at the Seagull Theatre in Lowestoft.

5 Beaches for the Bank Holiday

5 Beaches for the Bank Holiday

The three-day weekend is almost here, and with temperatures meant to reach the mid-twenties across The Suffolk Coast, where better to spend the day than at the beach! Pack your picnic, pop on your flip flops and head to one of these 5 beaches...

Orchestra of Letters Exhibition

Orchestra of Letters Exhibition

Opening at the Lettering Arts Centre from 2nd June to 2nd October 2017, as part of Snape Maltings’ 50th anniversary celebrations for its world famous concert hall, the Lettering arts trust presents “Orchestra of Letters” bringing together a remarkable ensemble of all the disciplines associated with the art of lettering. 

Horseriding on The Suffolk Coast

Horseriding on The Suffolk Coast

Situated in Pakefield, near Lowestoft, Pakefield Riding School is the oldest riding centre and stables in East Anglia. Located close to the beach, the school offers a range of activities to suit all levels of rider.

Snape Proms 2017

Snape Proms 2017

1st August - 1st September 2017.

Following last year’s hugely successful Snape Proms, Snape Maltings has announced the line-up for 2017. 

Guide to Suffolk Walking Festival

Guide to Suffolk Walking Festival

The annual Suffolk Walking Festival kicks off on 13th May and runs until 4th June. Whether you're a seasoned rambler or a family looking to explore, there's a walk or event for you!

Plan your Half Term Break!

Plan your Half Term Break!

There's plenty to do to keep the whole family entertained on The Suffolk Coast this half term...

Our guide has all you need to know to plan your holiday this May!

American Connections on The Suffolk Coast 

American Connections on The Suffolk Coast

The United States 8th Army Air Force (USAAF) arrived in Suffolk in 1942. Between then and 1945 there were thousands of USAAF personnel stationed in the county. They included bomber and fighter groups. The impact of this Friendly Invasion was enormous, and has left many lasting links between our two countries.

Book a Spring Break with Durrants Holiday Cottages!

Book a Spring Break with Durrants Holiday Cottages!

Make the most of the glorious British weather this Spring and book a last minute short break with Durrants Holiday Cottages...

Open for the Season!

Open for the Season!

Now that spring is here and summer will soon be upon us, the region's biggest and best attractions located on The Suffolk Coast are now open for the season!
Minsmere Turns 70!

Minsmere Turns 70!

For three years the BBC Springwatch cameras have brought some of RSPB Minsmere’s incredible wildlife to your TV screens. The cameras may have gone elsewhere this year, but the wildlife remains, and as they celebrate their 70th anniversary there are more reasons than ever to plan your next (or first) visit to Minsmere.

The Battle for Landguard Fort 350th Anniversary

The Battle for Landguard Fort 350th Anniversary

2017 sees the 350th Anniversary of the Battle for Landguard Fort and the last land invasion of England!

Jenni Armstrong's Suffolk Coast

Jenni Armstrong's Suffolk Coast

The ultimate in kitch glamping, Happy Days Retro Vacations offer a truly unique holiday experience...

Owner Jenni Armstrong shares with us her favourite things about The Suffolk Coast.

Mothers Day Treats!

Mothers Day Treats!

The 26th March is fast approaching, these Mothers Day present ideas are the perfect way to treat Mum...

Eco Camping at Wardley Hill

Eco Camping at Wardley Hill

Set amongst six acres of woodland, with babbling streams and natural ponds, Wardley Hill Campsite is a haven for those seeking a relaxed holiday, amongst the beautiful countryside of The Suffolk Coast...

Medieval Murder at the Long Shop Museum

Medieval Murder at the Long Shop Museum

Travel back in time to the scene of the crime to witness the aftermath of some dark deeds at the next instalment of The Long Shop Museum's hugely popular, murder mystery on Saturday 18th March.

'With Love from Suffolk' 

'With Love from Suffolk'

Local grassroots organisation FILM Suffolk announces that the collaborative feature film With Love from Suffolk is now available to purchase online from Amazon. 

The Ship at Dunwich - A Coastal Retreat

The Ship at Dunwich - A Coastal Retreat

Once a haunt of smugglers, The Ship at Dunwich, nestled in between Southwold, Aldeburgh and RSPB Minsmere in Suffolk, isn't just a beautiful place to eat, drink, relax and get away from it all - it's also part of a great story.

Ed Sheeran's Suffolk Coast 

Ed Sheeran's Suffolk Coast

If you didn't know already, multi-award winning songwriter and singer Ed Sheeran is a fellow Suffolk Coaster! 

Volunteer with the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB

Volunteer with the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB

If your New Year’s resolution was to try something new and make a difference, then look no further than the many activities you can join in with within the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

Dine and Stay at Salthouse Harbour Hotel

Dine and Stay at Salthouse Harbour Hotel

The Salthouse Harbour Hotel is located on Ipswich's historic marina, with individually designed rooms and an award-winning restaurant, it's a contemporary boutique hotel ideal for a weekend away...

Festive Fun at Felixstowe Spa Pavilion!

Festive Fun at Felixstowe Spa Pavilion!

Christmas is coming and what better way to start off your festive fun than treating the family to a traditional Panto experience complete with a visit to the fabulous cafe, bar and restaurant at this beautiful seaview theatre!

Michael Portillo meets The Garretts!

Michael Portillo meets The Garretts!

Michael Portillo will be putting the Long Shop Museum in Leiston in the Spotlight in this Friday’s BBC2 TV show Great British Railway Journeys

5 Reasons to Visit Beccles in Winter

5 Reasons to Visit Beccles in Winter

Situated on the banks of the River Waveney, we've listed just a few reasons you should put the pretty market town of Beccles on your 'must-visit' hit list this winter...

Step into 2017 on The Suffolk Coast

Step into 2017 on The Suffolk Coast

No sooner has the turkey, mince pies and copious amounts of chocolates been consumed, the New Year beckons along with the obligatory well intended resolutions.

But before we resign ourselves to the healthy diets and fitness regimes, let’s celebrate the last days of 2016 on The Suffolk Coast

Walk Off Those Mince Pies!

Walk Off Those Mince Pies!

It’s the time for that ‘post-Christmas day syndrome’ when we’re all feeling slightly guilty about over indulging on the food and drink during the festive break!

Foodie Breaks on The Suffolk Coast 

Foodie Breaks on The Suffolk Coast

The playwright George Bernard Shaw reckons ‘There is no sincerer love than the love of food’…

If this is the case, then we’re certainly all loved up on The Suffolk Coast! Check out this handy guide to planning a 'foodie break!'. 

Christmas Day Swims 2016!

Christmas Day Swims 2016!

There's no better way to celebrate Christmas than with a dip in the North Sea! But if you would prefer to stay dry and  cheer on those brave enough to don their bathers, pop along to one of the many Christmas Day Dips on The Suffolk Coast.

Buy your Festive Fayre!

Buy your Festive Fayre!

When it comes to Christmas, luxurious food and drink come top of the list, and you can be sure to find the very best festive fayre right here on The Suffolk Coast!

Christmas Markets on The Suffolk Coast

Christmas Markets on The Suffolk Coast

From turkeys, sausages and ham, cheeses, breads and chutneys to hand-crafted gifts, designer clothes and art; the Christmas Markets on The Suffolk Coast have all you need this Christmas!
Festive Winter Workshops

Festive Winter Workshops

"Deck the halls with boughs of holly…"

Whatever Christmas means to you it’s always a great time to bestow your home with lovely decorations and indulge in extra special festive fodder.

It's time for Panto! Oh yes it is!

It's time for Panto! Oh yes it is!

It's that time of year again; when children aged 0-90 head to the theatre for some festive family pantomime fun!

Our pantomime guide has all you need to know...

Marc Brown And The Sea Chronicle

Marc Brown And The Sea Chronicle

Marc Brown is an artist living and working on the Suffolk Coast. Like many artists that make their home here, Marc is drawn to the many-faceted coastline as the subject matter of his art. What makes him different is that, more than any other artist we’ve spoken to, Marc knows and understands the mercurial, playful and sometimes dangerous nature of the sea. His latest photographic work, a visceral collection called The Sea Chronicle, documents a year of daily swims in the North Sea. We asked him to tell us a bit more about it, and about the calm, spacious oil paintings of coastal scenes that provide its perfect contrast…
Christmas at Snape Maltings

Christmas at Snape Maltings

Following the announcement earlier in November that Aldeburgh Music and Snape Maltings have become a single organisation, the newly rebranded Snape Maltings shows off the breadth of its offerings this December with a site-wide festive weekend.

Big Sing 2016!

Big Sing 2016!

On Friday 18 November, 800 children from 23 Suffolk schools will gather in Snape Maltings Concert Hall to sing this year’s set of songs written especially for the Friday Afternoons project by British composer Jonathan Dove with lyrics by Alasdair Middleton.

Walking the Paths Least Trodden

Walking the Paths Least Trodden

Suffolk Coast Greeter Deborah Wargate explains why she loves The Suffolk Coast in the Autumn and introduces us to a few of her favourite activities.

Winter Wildlife Wonderland

Winter Wildlife Wonderland

The swallows and nightingales may have migrated south for the winter, but there’s still some amazing wildlife encounters to be experienced at RSPB Minsmere during the colder winter months. 


A Taste of Wine in the Suffolk Countryside

A Taste of Wine in the Suffolk Countryside

Fancy a vineyard tour and a spot of wine tasting without having to take a trip over to the continent? Then head over to The Suffolk Coast. You’ll be surprised to know that we give Alsace and Bordeaux a run for their money!

A Puzzling Suffolk Story

A Puzzling Suffolk Story

Every great story depends on an intriguing plot.  Whether it’s a film, book, soap-opera, adventure trail or, as in this case, a ‘room escape’.  The latest venture at the Suffolk Food Hall is blessed with the perfect story to throw down a gauntlet in its Puzzle Room.

Half Term Fun!

Half Term Fun!

It’s officially autumn!

The days are shorter and there’s a distinctive freshness in the air… It’s nearly half term!

Why not snatch the opportunity to take some days out or even a break with the family and escape to The Suffolk Coast? There is so much on offer here – the weather is still beautifully mild, the summer crowds long gone and the out of season accommodation prices are very affordable!

Felixstowe Spa Pavilion's 1st Birthday!

Felixstowe Spa Pavilion's 1st Birthday!

Even though there are 3 shows still to look forward to in October, Felixstowe Spa Pavilion thought it was time to look ahead to November. Not least because next month sees their first anniversary, which they are marking with two fantastic shows.

Plan a Weekend of Culture on The Suffolk Coast

Plan a Weekend of Culture on The Suffolk Coast

The Suffolk Coast has fast become the destination of choice when searching out great food & drink – a foodies paradise. But get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and you're also greeted with towns, villages and landscapes that are rich in cultural experiences too...

Autumn Foraging on The Suffolk Coast

Autumn Foraging on The Suffolk Coast

The Suffolk Coast has well and truly established itself as foodie destination. 

Crafty Capers on The Suffolk Coast

Crafty Capers on The Suffolk Coast

As the nights begin to draw in, days are chillier and the outdoor pursuits of the summer become slightly less attractive, why not use your time to take up that craft that you have always wanted to master or, rekindle a skill that you already have?

Are you Bonkers for Bangers?

Are you Bonkers for Bangers?

The Great Framlingham Sausage Festival is back again this year – bigger and better than ever before!

Woodbridge Shuck is Bigger and Better than Ever!

Woodbridge Shuck is Bigger and Better than Ever!

The Woodbridge Shuck Shellfish Festival is back for a fifth year, starting today and running until 2nd October, the festival brings together an exciting programme of foodie offers and events to celebrate local shellfish and other local produce. 

Walkers Welcome in Woodbridge!

Walkers Welcome in Woodbridge!

Woodbridge has always been a beautiful place to visit, but is now seeking to put itself firmly on the map by becoming the first accredited Walkers are Welcome town in Suffolk.  

September Suffolk Shellfish

September Suffolk Shellfish

Here on The Suffolk Coast, shellfish and seafood are in abundance and we are home to some of the UK's top producers; Oysters from Pinneys of Orford and Mussels from Simpers of Suffolk feature on menus across the country, including The Crown at Woodbridge, The Ramsholt Arms and The Brudenell.


Suffolk Songfest

Suffolk Songfest

Two of Suffolk’s leading champions of new musical talent present a Saturday evening marathon of exciting bands and songwriters. 

Plan your Autumn Getaway!

Plan your Autumn Getaway!

You would be forgiven for thinking that The Suffolk Coast, best known for its award-winning beaches, shuts up shop when the last of the summer visitors packs away their bucket and spade. On the contrary! As summer slowly drifts away a new and exciting season dawns on The Suffolk Coast… 

Whether it's a romantic break for two, a week exploring the great outdoors or family getaway, there's something to suit all this autumn.

A Night at the Theatre

A Night at the Theatre

The Suffolk Coast has an enviable reputation for hosting great arts and culture events.

And if a night at the theatre is right up your street, there’s bound to be something you’ll love to see happening this autumn...
Take a walk on the wild side this autumn!

Take a walk on the wild side this autumn!

Unlike most visitor attractions, the wildlife adventure park, Africa Alive! near Lowestoft is open all year round which means that whenever you choose to visit the Suffolk Coast, you can guarantee there will be the chance to fit in a visit.

Adnams reveals new Suffolk Made Spirits

Adnams reveals new Suffolk Made Spirits

Adnams, the Suffolk-based brewer and distiller, has unveiled two new rye-based spirits, Rising Sun Gin and Rye Hill Vodka. Both spirits have been produced from rye grown by Adnams’ chairman, Jonathan Adnams, at his farm in Reydon, which is close to the distillery in Southwold. 

HighTide Festival Celebrates it's 10th Anniversary!

HighTide Festival Celebrates it's 10th Anniversary!

Internationally reknowned for discovering playwrights and producing new plays, HighTide Festival makes a welcome return to the seaside town of Aldeburgh this September.

Historical Suffolk

Historical Suffolk

The Suffolk Coast is steeped in history. From the Anglo-Saxons to modern history of the 20th Century, there are places to visit and things to do that will immerse you in the fascinating past of the Suffolk Coast.

Fantastic Felixstowe!

Fantastic Felixstowe!

The seaside town of Felixstowe has long been a popular resort with visitors since Victorian times, especially for Londoners escaping The Big Smoke for a breath of exhilarating sea air!

Exploring the Waveney Valley

Exploring the Waveney Valley

Tucked away at the north of the Suffolk Coast is the Waveney Valley – a hidden gem.

The River Waveney rises on the Norfolk / Suffolk border near the village of Redgrave, winds its way towards Bungay, on to Beccles and Oulton Broad before reaching the sea at Lowestoft.

Hands on Workshops at The Tack Room, Snape Maltings

Hands on Workshops at The Tack Room, Snape Maltings

Aldeburgh Music has announced a series of workshops held in the newly refurbished Tack Room at Snape Maltings for both adults and children.

Eat, Drink and be merry on the Suffolk Coast

Eat, Drink and be merry on the Suffolk Coast

The Suffolk Coast has plenty of fantastic places to grab a drink or a bite to eat.

We’ve picked some pubs and cafés that you’ll love to visit – great food, great drink and a great atmosphere – what more could you want?

A Day of Beach Exploring on The Suffolk Coast

A Day of Beach Exploring on The Suffolk Coast

When there are so many fabulous beaches here on the Suffolk Coast, it seems such a shame not to spend a day exploring them all!

It’s all going on in Thorpeness!

It’s all going on in Thorpeness!

The pretty and slightly quirky village of Thorpeness is a joy to visit at any time of the year with its lovely beach, magical Meare, mock Tudor houses and the fairy-tale ‘House in the Clouds’.

It's Carnival Time!

It's Carnival Time!

Carnivals epitomise the essence of British summertime – The Suffolk Coast is no exception so celebrate summer in style this year!

School’s Out for Summer!

School’s Out for Summer!

Yes, it’s that time again, the long 6 weeks school summer holiday stretches before us.

Family Summer Holidays Start Here!

Family Summer Holidays Start Here!

We dream of warm, long summer days all winter. So now that it’s finally here let’s not waste a minute of it!

Guide to the Dunwich Dynamo 2016

Guide to the Dunwich Dynamo 2016

Love cycling? Then you’ll love the Dunwich Dynamo.

Now in its 24th year, this night time ride from Hackney to Dunwich, on the Suffolk Coast, is a must in the summer calendar for many cyclists.

Latitude – who to watch

Latitude – who to watch

This weekend sees Latitude return to the Henham Estate, near Southwold.

There’s a Turtle in Town - Lowestoft gets ready for its Summer Festival!

There’s a Turtle in Town - Lowestoft gets ready for its Summer Festival!

For the second year running the bustling seaside town of Lowestoft will be hosting its Summer Festival from 9th to 24th July.

Family friendly pubs on the Suffolk Coast

Family friendly pubs on the Suffolk Coast

Whether you’re having a day out on the Suffolk Coast or you’re coming here for your family holiday you’ll be looking for somewhere pleasant to have a break and a bite to eat.

Literature by the Sea in Felixstowe

Literature by the Sea in Felixstowe

The Felixstowe Book Festival is now in its fourth year and promises to be the biggest and best yet.

Myriad Sculpture is Revealed at Snape Maltings

Myriad Sculpture is Revealed at Snape Maltings

A new sculpture, Myriad by artist David Rickard and architect Germano Di Chello, has been installed on the Henry Moore Lawn at Snape Maltings and is open for visitors!

Visitors set to receive VIP treatment on the Suffolk Coast

Visitors set to receive VIP treatment on the Suffolk Coast

Visitors to the Waveney area of the Suffolk Coast can now pick up information while they shop or eat, thanks to the launch of seventeen new Visitor Information Points.

Aviva Women’s Tour set to race through the Suffolk Coast countryside

Aviva Women’s Tour set to race through the Suffolk Coast countryside

The opening stage of the 2016 Aviva Women’s Tour starts in Southwold before wending its way through our beautiful Suffolk Coast countryside.

A Right Royal Weekend on The Suffolk Coast!

A Right Royal Weekend on The Suffolk Coast!

Pop open the Champagne and get those strawberries ready for the cream – The Suffolk Coast is getting ready to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday in style!

The Aldeburgh Festival - Birdsong and Bandstand on the Beach

The Aldeburgh Festival - Birdsong and Bandstand on the Beach

The 2016 Aldeburgh Festival opens on 10th June – 23rd June with a 17-day celebration with birds, circus and pianos at its heart.

Made in Suffolk - locally grown veg

Made in Suffolk - locally grown veg

We are blessed with a kind climate and sandy soils on The Suffolk Coast which allows our crops of vegetables to thrive and grow into some of the tastiest in the country.

The 4th Beccles Triathlon - swim, ride, run and it's for fun!

The 4th Beccles Triathlon - swim, ride, run and it's for fun!

The Beccles Triathlon attracts well-seasoned Triathletes from far and wide but they also welcome newcomers too.

Famous Homes on The Suffolk Coast

Famous Homes on The Suffolk Coast

One visit to The Suffolk Coast is all it takes to get hooked on the beautiful countryside, the tranquility, the big skies, the beaches - simply the sheer delight in being able to get away from it all.

Ssss - Surprising Springwatch on The Suffolk Coast!

Ssss - Surprising Springwatch on The Suffolk Coast!

Springwatch on The Suffolk Coast - lambs frisking about in the spring sunshine, a distant Bittern boom and the songful chirrup of birds in the budding trees…

Give us a little Latitude

Give us a little Latitude

2006 marked the birth of something very special and quite extraordinary on The Suffolk Coast… Now, as we fast approach its 11th anniversary, the Latitude Festival returns even richer in its diversity of entertainment to please visitors of all ages and genres!

Feature Walk: Minsmere

Feature Walk: Minsmere

Minsmere is deservedly popular as a visitor destination. However, it is possible to still get a taste of the reserve experienced by visitors in the early years of the reserve with this walk, which skirts the edge of the RSPB reserve and its famous neighbour, the National Trust’s Dunwich Heath.
Celebrating May Day on The Suffolk Coast

Celebrating May Day on The Suffolk Coast

Picture the scene - a community gathering on the village green, Morris dancing, children weaving themselves around the maypole and the distant strains of a brass band…

May Day celebrations date back to Anglo-Saxon times and the pagan festival of Beltane which supposedly marks the beginning of summer (even though summertime doesn’t officially begin until June!).

Explore The Suffolk Coast’s Seafront Gardens

Explore The Suffolk Coast’s Seafront Gardens

For centuries people have flocked to the seaside to take in the fresh salty air, the sound of waves lapping at the shore and the exhilarating coastal breeze…but not everyone likes the feel of sand beneath their feet!

Antiques and Vintage Markets on The Suffolk Coast

Antiques and Vintage Markets on The Suffolk Coast

The Suffolk Coast is famous for being a treasure house for antiques. Whether you are interested in furniture or decorative items in your home, splendid jewellery, or something very precious and beautiful to keep as an investment - Suffolk is the place to come!

Piers on the Suffolk Coast

Piers on the Suffolk Coast

Along with the iconic fish & chips and rock, piers have become a staple of British seaside life for more than two centuries now and are firm favourites on the Suffolk Coast too.

Explore The Suffolk Coast  by Water!

Explore The Suffolk Coast by Water!

With miles of award-winning coastline, what better way to explore the stunning Suffolk coast than by the seas, rivers and estuaries of The Suffolk Coast.

Whether you remain wrapped up and warm or are happy to don the wetsuit come rain or shine, exploring The Suffolk Coast by water is an unforgettable experience.

Thorpeness launches Major Moments Series for amateur golfers

Thorpeness launches Major Moments Series for amateur golfers

New golf challenge allows amateur golfers to test game against Tour stars during season’s four Majors

Signs of Spring

Signs of Spring

The sun is out and the air is mild; it's the perfect time to pop on the walking shoes and head out into the great outdoors to spot the signs of spring. We've put together a selection of our favourite spring walks; taking in snowdrops, daffodils, bluebells, birds chirping and blossom scents. 

The West End comes to The Suffolk Coast

The West End comes to The Suffolk Coast

Once upon a time, the only way you would get to see a lavish stage production was by heading off to London. These days we’re fortunate that award-winning West End shows travel to The Suffolk Coast!

Anthony Cullen, Photographer and Tutor

Anthony Cullen, Photographer and Tutor

Anthony Cullen has an impressive photographic history. He’s documented an epic trans-European journey from Birmingham to Bejing, been dubbed photographer of the year and worked for prestigious, household-name clients for twenty years. After such an eventful career, Cullen has now settled with his family on the Suffolk Coast, and runs his own photography courses from his studio in Pin Mill. We asked him to tell us a little about himself.
Join Adnams at The Boat Race!

Join Adnams at The Boat Race!

As the Official Beer Partner at The Boat Races, Adnams is inviting fans to enjoy the famous Oxford versus Cambridge Boat Races from its bar along the route. 

Mark Ward, Artist

Mark Ward, Artist

Mark Ward is an artist, living and painting in Halesworth on the Suffolk Coast. He moved to the area fifteen years ago, drawn there by the abundance of birds, the year-round music at Aldeburgh and Snape, and the beauty of the coast itself. However, even though Mark is attracted to the coastal landscapes surrounding his home, they do not feature in his work. In fact, he paints scenes of an altogether more dreamlike kind.
Songs of the Sea and The Suffolk Coast

Songs of the Sea and The Suffolk Coast

Lowestoft holds the rather curious title of being the most Easterly point in the British Isles, something many people may consider an underrated title given the modest surroundings of Ness Point.

Vernon Blackmore Cooks at Woodbridge Tide Mill

Vernon Blackmore Cooks at Woodbridge Tide Mill

Local restaurateur, Vernon Blackmore, and artisan coffee roaster, Paddy Bishopp, are launching a new street food concept 'Bubble & Squid' at a fundraising ‘pop up’ at Woodbridge Tide Mill on 2nd April. 

Lowestoft Beach is Restored and ready for the Season!

Lowestoft Beach is Restored and ready for the Season!

A £3.5 million coastal protection scheme at Lowestoft’s South Beach is approaching completion, with the promenade and majority of the beach reopening to the public.

Pop The Question with a Suffolk Coast Proposal

Pop The Question with a Suffolk Coast Proposal

Home to some of the UK's most beautiful landscapes, The Suffolk Coast is the perfect location to get down on bended knee this Leap Year, or any time of year for that matter!

Fun outdoor activities for Kids on The Suffolk Coast

Fun outdoor activities for Kids on The Suffolk Coast

It seems like a long winter with the kids cooped up at home welded to the TV or computer games! But, don’t wait for the spring to arrive before blowing away those cobwebs!

Join in the fun with National Nestbox Week

Join in the fun with National Nestbox Week

Next week, young ornithologists across the country are being encouraged to make a nestbox for the local wildlife to enjoy as part of National Nestbox Week, and there are plenty of places on The Suffolk Coast that you can take the family to join in the fun!


Top 5 Unusual Valentines Activities

Top 5 Unusual Valentines Activities

Cupid’s bow is poised and ready to fill hearts with affection this Valentine’s Day, but candle lit dinners, a night at the cinema, and countryside walks can start to wear a little thin with even the hardened romantics among us!

Farmers Markets on The Suffolk Coast

Farmers Markets on The Suffolk Coast

Here on the Suffolk Coast, we are completely spoilt with a huge selection of local food and drink producers, selling jams, honey, Suffolk-cured ham, strawberries, asparagus, breads, cheeses and ales... you name it, we make it!
2016 women's tour starts in Southwold!

2016 women's tour starts in Southwold!

The Aviva Women’s Tour, taking place from Wednesday 15th to Sunday 19th June, has today presented a new-look route for 2016!

Smoked Stilton And Pecan Nut Pate

Smoked Stilton And Pecan Nut Pate

This recipe was part of The Artisan Smokehouse‘s top award winning dish at The Great British Foodies competition at Tate Britain this year. It’s ideal for an appetiser or as a cheese course for a festive meal. It only takes 10 minutes to make and can be made days in advance!
A Celebration of Schools Music

A Celebration of Schools Music

A Celebration of Schools’ Music is the result of a long-standing partnership between Aldeburgh Music and Suffolk County Council. 

Head to the Vault Festival for a slap up meal!

Head to the Vault Festival for a slap up meal!

On Wednesday 27th January the sixth VAULT Festival will open its doors - eight spaces within one venue, three bars and a very special pop-up restaurant fill the labyrinthine vaults beneath London’s Waterloo Station.

The 1st Aldeburgh and Suffolk Coastal Young People's Film Festival

The 1st Aldeburgh and Suffolk Coastal Young People's Film Festival

The Aldeburgh Cinema Trust has initiated and organised the first Aldeburgh & Suffolk Coastal Young People’s Film Festival as part of an ongoing project to develop the provision of high quality film and creative activity offers for children, young people and their families in the Suffolk Coastal area. 

The Aldeburgh Music Festival 2016 Programme has been Announced!

The Aldeburgh Music Festival 2016 Programme has been Announced!

The Aldeburgh Festival 2016 programme has been announced – a 17-day celebration of music and arts with circus, birds and pianos at its heart.

Great Photography Locations on The Suffolk Coast

Great Photography Locations on The Suffolk Coast

When you think of great photography spots around the globe, you probably think of mountainous horizons, clear blue seascapes or deep green jungles. None of which are available on our doorstep. But in England and particularly on The Suffolk Coast, we have a different sort of landscape at hand and equally as beautiful for those wanting to capture nature with a click of a camera. 

The Suffolk Coast is rich in natural beauty; nature reserves, marshland and The Broads. Whether your camera is glued to your hip or you like to take a few snaps as you enjoy walking the dogs, The Suffolk Coast has some excellent locations to help you embrace your inner photographer and see life through a lens. 

Wild Days Conservation Holidays are Coming to The Suffolk Coast

Wild Days Conservation Holidays are Coming to The Suffolk Coast

Want to get a true taste of The Suffolk Coast? Then book a holiday with Wild Days Conservation!
Top Ways to Celebrate the New Year on The Suffolk Coast

Top Ways to Celebrate the New Year on The Suffolk Coast

As the UK's most easterly coast and the first place to see the sunrise you are well placed to see in the new year on The Suffolk Coast
Work off the Mince Pies with a Christmas stroll on The Suffolk Coast

Work off the Mince Pies with a Christmas stroll on The Suffolk Coast

Now, we all love spending time together with family, friends and loved ones over the Christmas holidays - but after an overdose of festive food, drink and ‘The Sound of Music’, it’s quite nice to escape for an hour or so…
Veteran Oaks of The Suffolk Coast

Veteran Oaks of The Suffolk Coast

Veteran oak trees are a characteristic feature of Suffolk’s landscape, some of which are thought to be over 500 years old.
Felixstowe to Woodbridge - Cycle Route

Felixstowe to Woodbridge - Cycle Route

With miles of winding quiet country roads, coastal paths and riverside tracks, The Suffolk Coast is the ideal place for all levels of cyclist; from families with children to those wanting to set off at a slightly more demanding pace.
Go Kitesurfing Crazy on The Suffolk Coast

Go Kitesurfing Crazy on The Suffolk Coast

With miles of beautiful coastline, The Suffolk Coast is fast becoming a top spot for Kitesurfing in the UK. We spoke to Andre Smith from Airborne Kitesurf to discover how you can have your own kitesurfing experience this summer...
Top 5 Places to Watch the Sunrise on The Suffolk Coast

Top 5 Places to Watch the Sunrise on The Suffolk Coast

The Suffolk Coast is famous for it's sunrises, and boy are they spectacular! We've picked our top 5 places to see the sunrise, so pack a flask of tea, set your alarm and head to The Suffolk Coast...
Summer walks for you and your 4 legged friend

Summer walks for you and your 4 legged friend

The beautiful Suffolk Coast has always been a favourite destination for dog lovers with its lush green countryside, coastal paths and miles of glorious beaches.
Grab yourself a bargain at a car boot on The Suffolk Coast

Grab yourself a bargain at a car boot on The Suffolk Coast

We all love to bag ourselves a bargain and where better to do so than at one of the plentiful car boot sales across the Suffolk Coast?
Pick Your Own on The Suffolk Coast

Pick Your Own on The Suffolk Coast

With summer in full swing, it’s that time of year when local food producers open their doors for you to pick your own fruit and veg...
Top 5 Suffolk Coast Books

Top 5 Suffolk Coast Books

As the Felixstowe Book Festival and Southwold Arts Festival commence, we thought we would explore the books that have been written by local authors and are set on our beautiful Suffolk Coast...
Love Asparagus? Head for The Suffolk Coast

Love Asparagus? Head for The Suffolk Coast

Asparagus – One of the most sought after vegetables with its delicately tender succulent spears and unique, delicious taste. Cook it simply by steaming and serving with salted butter, this delicacy delivers a real treat to the taste buds in the short time it’s in season.
History and Mystery Await you in Orford

History and Mystery Await you in Orford

Today The Suffolk Coast village of Orford is famous for it's nature conservation, hosting RSPB Sanctuary Halvergate Island; home to waders, seasbirds and avocets. But it didn't always have such a tranquil atmosphere.
Quintessentially British; Afternoon Tea

Quintessentially British; Afternoon Tea

Visitors to The Suffolk Coast are spoilt for choice when it comes to a little indulgence and that very English pastime of taking afternoon tea.
Benjamin Britten: One Of Britains Best Loved Musicians

Benjamin Britten: One Of Britains Best Loved Musicians

Benjamin Britten was inspired by the Suffolk coast throughout his lifetime. From his birth in Lowestoft in 1913 to his death in 1976 Britten’s life was dominated by his affection for Suffolk and the Suffolk Coast. From the age of seven the young composer had started work here. His final opera Death in Venice was written in the county while Britten staved off his inevitable heart surgery, making use of the opera’s necessary completion as an excuse.
Winter at Snape Maltings

Winter at Snape Maltings

With pumpkin trails, Christmas markets, festive theatre and Father Christmas himself making a visit, Snape Maltings is the ideal place to head in autumn and winter...