Start your trip with a step back in time at National Trust Sutton Hoo...
An awe-inspiring Anglo Saxon Royal burial site set in a stunning 255-acre estate. Visitors can stroll around the ancient burial site whilst learning all about this hugely significant archeological discovery.
Amazing artefacts can be found in High Hall, where you will discover the way our ancestors lived through a variety of interesting displays. Learn more about the mysterious King who was buried with his ship and take a closer look at the intricately carved gold and garnet shoulder clasps, red shield and of course the iconic Sutton Hoo helmet.
Stay in a Hobbit House!
Located within a country park and surrounded by120 acres of the stunning parkland, Kingfishers boasts a range of accommodation alongside adventure activities such as kayaking, rowing, golf, cycling and walking. The magic under-ground (or under-mound) Hobbit House is a one bedroom escape and has been cleverly crafted and nestled into the bank. Complete with hot tub, this amazing place offers a stay like no other, blissfully transporting you in to an exciting, relaxing bolt hole for a holiday you’ll never forget.
If you're looking for somewhere a little bigger or to accommodate a family, Kingfishers also offers Shepherds Huts complete with wood burning stoves, kingsize beds, underfloor heating and en-suites, luxury Log Cabins with open plan living, hot tubs and private gardens, beautiful Bell Tents and camping pitches with electric hook up.
Explore The Suffolk Coast on Two Wheels
Just a fifteen-minute drive away you will find Rendlesham Forest, a glorious area of woodland and the perfect place to slow down and get back in touch with nature. Youngsters can scramble, slide and swing away on the adventure playground, complete with zip-line, while adults relax and enjoy a picnic.
The best way to take in this area of outstanding natural beauty has to be on two wheels. Bikes can be hired by the hour giving you the choice of an exhilarating spin through the trees or a more leisurely ride to Tanglewood’s sculpture garden - well worth a look. There’s even a UFO trail, which should pique the interest of all budding alien investigators.
For cycle guides and routes, check out our 'Cycling Guide'.