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Autumn Getaways

Wave goodbye to the warm months of summer and welcome russet coloured leaves, chunky knits, bracing walks along the beach and roaring fires with an autumn getaway on The Suffolk Coast...

We've picked a few of the best autumn getaway offers and packages for you, so all you have to do is pack your wellies and woollies and head to The Suffolk Coast!

1. The Ship at Dunwich

WTS - The Ship at Dunwich - Fireplace

The Ship at Dunwich is a great base from which to explore the beautiful coast and countryside in autumn. The inn has a selection of cosy rooms with view across the sea or marshes, plus a bar and restaurant, serving some of the best fish and chips on the Suffolk Coast and Adnams ales.

Their Autumn Escapes package is just £349 for two guests in a 'best' room plus a welcome bottle of house red or white wine, dinner on your first night (£25pp allocation) and hot chocolate and marshmallows on your second day - the perfect way to warm up after a walk along the beach and nearby Dunwich heath!

The offer is available Sunday to Thursday from 1st October to 8th December.

For more information and to book, visit https://www.shipatdunwich.co.uk/autumn-escapes

2. Blackberry Way 

WTS - Blackberry Way - Caravan and garden

Snuggle up this autumn with a romantic break in a retro 1970’s caravan! Complete with shabby chic interior, set in your own private site with hot tub, campfire and kitchen shack with all creature comforts. Situated in the village of Westhall, Blackberry Way is close to Southwold and just a short drive from the market towns of Beccles and Halesworth which are home to a fantastic selection of pubs, cafes and independent shops.

Book a two night stay for just £180 in the autumn/winter months and you will receive a complimentary breakfast pack including the farm's own Gloucester Old Spot sausages and bacon, farm eggs,  orange juice, yoghurts, milk, tea, coffee, toast and jams.  Firewood for the fire pit is also included so you can snuggle up in front of the fire and enjoy Suffolk's night sky. 

For more information and to book visit https://blackberrywayvintagecaravan.co.uk/ or call 07884165445.

3. Hippersons Boatyard

WTS - Hippersons Boatyard - Floating Pod at Night

Wake up to the sounds of the river with a stay in a floating glamping pod at Hippersons Boatyard! Located on the River Waveney in Beccles, which is home to a number of eateries and bars.

For the month or October, you can take advantage of reduced prices on "Secret Water", of just £150 per night, minimum 2-night stay. Alternatively, you could choose one of the cosy houseboats and enjoy a reduced price of £95, minimum 3-night break. 

Both accommodations come with a row boat dinghy and the opportunity to try out a basic sail pack during your stay -  the perfect opportunity to discover the beautiful Waveney Valley and some of Suffolk's rare birdlife and wildlife.

To take advantage of this offer please call 01502 712166 during office hours.

4. Milsoms Kesgrave Hall

WTS - Milsoms Kesgrave Hall - Bedroom

Enjoy a luxury hotel stay at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall and take advantage of the "Dinner, Bed and Bubbles" package.

Set in 40 acres of lawns and woodland, the 23 rooms at Kesgrave Hall are all individual in size, décor and style ranging from standard through to super deluxe (think bathtubs in rooms and huge walk in showers). Super comfy beds, complimentary WiFi and great products come as standard (of course!) The hotel has a contemporary brasserie where head chef Stuart Oliver champions all that is great about Suffolk produce. 

The overnight stay package is priced from £230 for 2 guests sharing a standard double room plus a delicious three course dinner with free choice from the full menu, bottle of Prosecco in your room on arrival and breakfast on the morning of your stay.

The package is available throughout September, October and November excluding Saturday nights, subject to availability and based on two sharing.

For more information and to book visit https://www.milsomhotels.com/dinner-bed-bubbles-in-suffolk/

5. Gypsy Hollow

WTS - Gypsy Hollow - Interior

Snuggle up with your loved one and enjoy a romantic glamping experience sleeping in an original gypsy wagon! Located on a farm in it's own exclusive private site with campfire, summerhouse with wood burning stove, Gypsy Hollow comes with fully equipped kitchen, perfect for rustling up a hearty supper after a day of exploring and jacuzzi bathroom. The original gypsy wagon sleeps two adults and there is a summerhouse, campfire and a swing to sit and watch the local wildlife.

2-night autumn/winter stays are just £180 and include a complimentary breakfast pack including the farm's own Gloucester Old Spot sausages and bacon, farm eggs,  orange juice, yoghurts, milk, tea, coffee, toast and jams plus plenty of firewood for the fire!

For more information and to book visit https://gypsyhollow.co.uk/ or call 07884165445

6. Adventure this Autumn with The Hotel Folk

WTS - The White Lion - Bedroom

Looking to whisk your loved one away to a boutique hotel this autumn? The Hotel Folk are offering 15% off stays during October and November at their Suffolk hotels including The White Lion and The Brudenell in Aldeburgh, The Crown and Castle in Orford and further afield, The Swan at Lavenham.

The offer is for two-night stays with dinner, bed and breakfast. You will also take away an exclusive free gift bag, including gifts from destinations across Suffolk. 

To book, call 01728 451077, email reservations@thehotelfolk.co.uk or book online at thehotelfolk.co.uk/offers

7. Wardley Hill Campsite

WTS - Wardley Hill - Shepherds Hut

Enjoy a night under the stars whilst snuggled up in your own Shepherds Hut at Wardley Hill Campsite in the Waveney Valley and take advantage of 40% discount on stays until Christmas!

The cosy hut sleeps up to three on a double bed and single bunk bed. The beds are supplied with 100% cotton sheets, pillow cases and duvet cover. The hut has a real vintage charm, but also has plenty of modern conveniences including eco-friendly hidden solar panels and USB sockets to charge your phone. The authentic wood burning stove will keep the hut snug at night and can also be used to heat a camping kettle. There's also a fire pit outside to keep you warm whilst toasting marshmallows!

To book visit https://www.wardleyhillcampsite.com/, the discount will automatically be applied when booking.

For more places to stay this autumn, take a look at our 'Where to Stay' guide!



Things to see and do

David Silver Honda Collection 

David Silver Honda Collection

A collection of 200 Honda Motorcycles, artefacts, books and magazines charting the history of Honda from 1946-1992.

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The Gift Shop

The Gift Shop

The Gift Shop is an independent retailer providing a diverse selection of quality gifts, souvenirs, collectables, jewellery and home fragrancing and is perfectly based in the beautiful surroundings of Oulton Broad in Suffolk, which is part of the Broads National Park.

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High Lodge Leisure

High Lodge Leisure

If you are looking for a place to try out a diverse range of activities then look no further than High Lodge which is home to an array of first-class sporting activities. Suitable for individuals, groups or businesses for corporate activities.

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The Briarbank Bar & Brewery

The Briarbank Bar & Brewery

When in Ipswich, why not take a tour of the Briarbank's microbrewery and learn all about how and where their beer is made.

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Ferini Art Gallery

Ferini Art Gallery

The Ferini Art Gallery is set before the beautiful and ever-changing skies an seascapes of Pakefield. It's art mirrors the light and vibrance of the coastline, fishing beach and sandy cliffs.

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International Boatbuilding Training College (IBTC) 

International Boatbuilding Training College (IBTC)

IBTC in Lowestoft offers a variety of boatbuilding/maintenance and woodworking courses suitable for those looking for a career in the maritime industry as well as individuals wanting to develop existing or new interests and skills.


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Lowestoft Tourism

Lowestoft Tourism

Come to Lowestoft for a great day out, short break or family holiday. 

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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

2019 is a momentous year for Aldeburgh Cinema, as August 9th is the Centenary of the Cinema's opening.  

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Wonderful Beast Theatre Company

Wonderful Beast Theatre Company

Wonderful Beast is the touring theatre company of myths, legends, folk tales and stories for all ages.

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Electric Picture Palace

Electric Picture Palace

The Electric Picture Palace is a small but perfectly formed, 70 seat cinema in Southwold on The Suffolk coast.

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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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Woodbridge Tide Mill

Woodbridge Tide Mill

Woodbridge

Check the website for times of Milling Demonstrations and Wheel-Turnings. The Tide Mill has stood on the banks of the River Deben for over 800 years.

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Marina Theatre

Marina Theatre

The Marina Theatre is proud to be Lowestoft’s not-for-profit professional theatre. Their charity number is 1149133. 

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Adnams Brewery and Distillery Tours

Adnams Brewery and Distillery Tours

Fancy doing something a little bit different? Situated in the heart of Southwold is the Adnams Sole Bay Brewery and Copper House Distillery, where Adnams have been brewing since 1872.

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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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Ufford Park Golf Club

Ufford Park Golf Club

The complete golfing experience; An award-winning 18 hole, par 71 golf course - perfect for all intermediate and experienced players.

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Suffolk Escape Room

Suffolk Escape Room

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.

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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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Ipswich Town and Waterfront

Ipswich Town and Waterfront

Championing Ipswich as a great place to visit and stay. Promoting local events, places of interests, arts, theatre and culture of the historic town.

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National Trust Sutton Hoo

National Trust Sutton Hoo

Woodbridge

National Trust Sutton Hoo will be gradually revealing the new Sutton Hoo experience this year as they complete a multi-million pound project.


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Mannings Amusements

Mannings Amusements

Mannings Amusements have been providing traditional family fun on Felixstowe Seafront since 1946!

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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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Red Rose Chain

Red Rose Chain

Award-winning Independent theatre company based in Suffolk with community at the heart of all they do. Creators of Theatre In The Forest, East Anglia's largest outdoor theatre event, and home to Suffolk's newest creative venue The Avenue Theatre.

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Collen & Clare

Collen & Clare

The beautiful multi-brand stores in Southwold and Burnham Market offer Womenswear, Menswear, Beauty, Lingerie and Accessories and there is also a contemporary Womenswear and Accessories store in Aldeburgh.

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Southwold Arts Centre

Southwold Arts Centre

The premier 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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Urban Jungle Plant Nursery & Café

Urban Jungle Plant Nursery & Café

The newest member of the Urban Jungle Plant Nursery & Café Group offering indoor and outdoor exotics, gifts and beautiful things for the home. 

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MTP Presents Theatre on the Coast

MTP Presents Theatre on the Coast

Presenting theatre, music and events in Southwold and Aldeburgh, mtp is an award-winning professional theatre company established in 1999 and based in Suffolk since 2010. 

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Blackdog Antiques and Events

Blackdog Antiques and Events

Blackdog Antiques is set at the top of the historic Market Place in Halesworth. Built around 1570 the Grade II* listed property is the perfect setting for the eclectic mix of antiques, vintage and mid-century modern pieces that it houses.

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East Suffolk Markets

East Suffolk Markets

The Suffolk Coast is blessed 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!

So wherever you are, whatever the day, you know where to go for a taste of The Suffolk Coast.

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Anglia Indoor Karting 

Anglia Indoor Karting

With indoor racing karts and their professionally designed, exhilarating multi-level circuit, Anglia Indoor Karting brings the thrill of motorsport to all adrenaline-seekers!

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National Trust Orford Ness

National Trust Orford Ness

Wild, remote and exposed, Orford Ness contains the ruined remnants of a disturbing past. Ranked among the most important shingle features in the world, rare and fragile wildlife thrives where weapons, including atomic bombs, were once tested and perfected.

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Bawdsey Radar

Bawdsey Radar

Bawdsey Radar tells the story of the first operational radar station in the world where radar was developed that helped win the Battle of Britain.

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The Lettering Arts Centre 

The Lettering Arts Centre

The Lettering Arts Centre is the home of the Lettering Arts Trust, an independent charity which champions Britain's rich heritage in the lettering arts. 

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Visit Deben Peninsula

Visit Deben Peninsula

The Deben Peninsula is located in Suffolk between the Deben River to the South and the Alde & Ore Estuary the North.

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Waveney & Blyth Arts

Waveney & Blyth Arts

Waveney & Blyth Arts connects creative people and places along the Norfolk/Suffolk border and promotes the distinct cultural identity of this beautiful area through exciting arts events and activities.

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The Red House, Aldeburgh 

The Red House, Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh

Benjamin Britten was one of the greatest composers of the twentieth century. He wrote a vast amount of incredible music and wanted everyone to enjoy it – professional and amateur musicians, music enthusiasts, children and families.


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Felixstowe Spa Pavilion Theatre

Felixstowe Spa Pavilion Theatre

A glorious seafront theatre and restaurant complex, with stunning views, an art deco auditorium for up to 900 people and a fabulous British Seaside and Mediterranean-style fish, meat, pizza, pasta & grill menu. 


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Choose Woodbridge 

Choose Woodbridge

Choose Woodbridge is the business and tourism association for Woodbridge, Suffolk. Its website is a hub for the latest information, events, news, offers, jobs and much more to help visitors to plan their trips and locals to stay informed.


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Eastern Angles

Eastern Angles

Eastern Angles Theatre Company combines heritage with theatre to make regional stories and hidden histories come to life on stage. The company are based at the Sir John Mills Theatre in Ipswich but tour across the county to villages, towns and quirky outdoor locations.

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Bawdsey Hall Wildlife Watching, Photography Workshops and Hide Hire

Bawdsey Hall Wildlife Watching, Photography Workshops and Hide Hire

Join Bawdsey Hall Wildlife Watching, Photography Workshops and Hide Hire at their private nature reserve at Bawdsey Hall on the Suffolk Heritage Coast. 

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National Trust Dunwich Heath

National Trust Dunwich Heath

Dunwich Heath and Beach is a precious landscape on the Suffolk coast where you can experience a true sense of being at one with nature. 

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Visit Waveney Valley

Visit Waveney Valley

Running through the border between Norfolk and Suffolk, it's hard not to fall in love with the Waveney Valley. Discover a timeless rural landscape, where the pace of life is slow and the folk are friendly.

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Flint Vineyard

Flint Vineyard

Flint Vineyard is one of England's most exciting new wineries. Winemaker, Ben Witchell, combines cutting-edge technology with traditional winemaking techniques to produce elegant and refined English wines. 

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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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Ipswich Museums

Ipswich Museums

Ipswich Museums incorporates three historical venues in Ipswich; Ipswich Museum - a fascinating Victorian museum; Christchurch Mansion - a magnificent Tudor building; and Ipswich Art Gallery - a unique contemporary gallery.

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Felixstowe Seafront Gardens

Felixstowe Seafront Gardens

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

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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. If you want to know more about the past and how it has affected the present, just come and take a closer look.

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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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Events

Real Ale and Music Festival

Real Ale and Music Festival

Leiston | Fri 11th - Sun 13th Oct 2019

As British Summertime draws to a close, the Long Shop Museum in Leiston will be turning up the heat with a fabulous weekend of engines in steam, an array of ales and some toe-tapping tunes to keep you entertained after hours.

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Final Fling - Long  Shop Museum

Final Fling - Long Shop Museum

Leiston | Sun 27th Oct 2019

The Long Shop Museum will once again mark the end of the season with a spectacular celebration of steam on Sunday 27th October. Final Fling is our annual steam and activity day with full size and miniature engines being demonstrated in all their working glory.

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Planet Craft - Southwold Makers Market

Planet Craft - Southwold Makers Market

Southwold | Fri 06th Dec 2019

Weekly Friday Market offering a selection of local Suffolk crafts - you never know what you might find!

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Wenhaston Produce, Craft and Flea Market

Wenhaston Produce, Craft and Flea Market

Halesworth |

A wide and ever-changing range of local foods and produce, crafts, plants, home-baking and pre-loved treasures.

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Tippett & Britten: Portrait of a wartime Friendship

Tippett & Britten: Portrait of a wartime Friendship

Aldeburgh |

Find out about The Tippett & Britten 2019 exhibition at The Red House. The exhibition runs from 1st March 2019 to 27th October 2019.


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Facing the Music at The Red House

Facing the Music at The Red House

Aldeburgh |

A display in The Red House looking at portraiture. This Exhibition runs from the 1st March 2019 - 27th October 2019

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Francis Newton Souza (1924-2002)

Francis Newton Souza (1924-2002)

Aldeburgh |

Showcasing the works by the artist from the Britten-Pears Foundation art collection. The exhibition runs from the 1st March 2019 - 27th October 2019

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Halloween Fun at Easton Farm Park

Halloween Fun at Easton Farm Park

Wickham Market | Sat 19th - Sun 27th Oct 2019

Broomstick and wand making, spooky maze if you dare... at Easton Farm Park this Halloween

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Ralph McTell In Concert

Ralph McTell In Concert

Southwold | Fri 18th Oct 2019

One of the great storytellers, Ralph McTell is celebrating more than 50 years on the road.

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DAVID GOWER: On The Front Foot

DAVID GOWER: On The Front Foot

Southwold | Sat 19th Oct 2019

David Gower, the legendary former England cricket Captain is extending his tour due to popular demand. 

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Rigging course at the International Boatbuilding  College

Rigging course at the International Boatbuilding College

Lowestoft |

A wonderful way to dip your toe into being able to work on boat rigging. Go along and learn from the expert instructors at the International Boatbuilding College.


No experience necessary

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Letter Carving course at International Boatbuiling College

Letter Carving course at International Boatbuiling College

Lowestoft |

A wonderful way to learn how to carve letters or shapes into wood.

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A Night Of Magic With Sean Goodman

A Night Of Magic With Sean Goodman

Halesworth | Fri 25th Oct 2019

Join High Lodge for a night of magic with Sean Goodman!

Suitable for adults & children 10yrs+

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Autumn Pudding Night

Autumn Pudding Night

Halesworth | Fri 11th Oct 2019

The Queen's Head's ever popular Pudding Night is back. A help yourself buffet of 12 puddings and desserts

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Icons at The Spa Pavilion - Felixstowe

Icons at The Spa Pavilion - Felixstowe

Felixstowe | Sun 13th Oct 2019

Unleash Your Inner Diva, with this fabulous new concert spectacular: ICONS - Celebrating The Legendary Divas!

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Letz Zep at The Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe

Letz Zep at The Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe

Felixstowe | Sat 19th Oct 2019

Letz Zep are the official number one tribute to Led Zeppelin

The show is formed by talented and respected musicians who are all true Zep fans with a strong musical pedigree.

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Panto Of The Dead at The Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe

Panto Of The Dead at The Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe

Felixstowe | Thu 24th Oct 2019

This new parody that will make your bones shake with laughter!

Follow Jojo and her spirit guide dog in this wicked Halloween Pantomime celebrating the Mexican Festival of the Dead!

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Britten Weekend: Britten & Russia

Britten Weekend: Britten & Russia

Snape | Fri 18th - Sun 20th Oct 2019

Snape Maltings Britten Weekend recreates that 1960 concert and celebrates Britten, the cello, Russia and his Russian friends in the company of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and others.

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Autumn Craft Fair at The Suffolk Punch Trust

Autumn Craft Fair at The Suffolk Punch Trust

Woodbridge | Sun 27th Oct 2019

Locally made artisan crafts and gorgeous gifts at The Suffolk Punch Trust Autumn Craft Fair

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Photography Tour with The National Trust

Photography Tour with The National Trust

Orford |

Your chance to spend the day on Orford Ness, capturing the unique landscape on a day when the site is not open to the general public - allowing uninterrupted views!

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The Great Framlingham Sausage Festival

The Great Framlingham Sausage Festival

Framlingham | Sun 13th Oct 2019

The Great Framlingham Sausage Festival is a celebration of the Great British Sausage, or to be more specific, the Great Sausages that are made right here in East Anglia using local ingredients and some mouth-watering recipes.


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Red Deer Rut 4x4 Safaris at RSPB Minsmere

Red Deer Rut 4x4 Safaris at RSPB Minsmere

Westleton | Sat 28th Sep - Sun 20th Oct 2019

The annual red deer rut is one of the most spectacular natural encounters you can experience in the UK and you can do it right here on the Suffolk Coast at RSPB Minsmere!

Join the knowledgeable guides for a drive onto the rutting fields in 4x4 vehicles for the chance to get closer to the action...

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Binocular and Telescope Open Days at RSPB Minsmere

Binocular and Telescope Open Days at RSPB Minsmere

Westleton |

If you're thinking about buying new binoculars, telescopes, tripods or other birdwatching accessories then come along and meet the experts at RSPB Minsmere.

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Jazz, Cocktails and Mocktails

Jazz, Cocktails and Mocktails

Ipswich | Fri 18th Oct 2019

On Friday 18th of October, Suffolk Food Hall in Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk will be hosting their first Jazz, Cocktails & Mocktails evening!

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Cantilena Cellos Go Pop

Cantilena Cellos Go Pop

Saxmundham | Sun 13th Oct 2019

A light-hearted music event "from Bark to Beatles".

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Autumn Interlude with Suffolk Singers

Autumn Interlude with Suffolk Singers

Woodbridge | Sat 12th Oct 2019

Already familiar to Woodbridge audiences, Suffolk Singers, under the superb musical direction of Claire Weston, will present “Autumn Interlude” a concert, in the wonderful setting of Woodbridge Parish Church at 19:30 on 12th October.

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Walking to Jerusalem at The Cut, Halesworth

Walking to Jerusalem at The Cut, Halesworth

Halesworth | Fri 11th - Sat 12th Oct 2019

Written and performed by Justin Butcher, directed by Matilda Leith, with music and sound by Jack C. Arnold, Walking to Jerusalem comes to The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk.

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The Pro Corda Trust at The Cut, Halesworth

The Pro Corda Trust at The Cut, Halesworth

Halesworth | Tue 15th Oct 2019

A talk with live music at The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk about the Pro Corda Trust; a national musical and educational charity founded in 1969 based in Leiston.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream - National Theatre Live Screening at The Cut, Halesworth

A Midsummer Night's Dream - National Theatre Live Screening at The Cut, Halesworth

Halesworth | Thu 17th Oct 2019

Live from the National Theatre, Shakespeares most famous romantic comedy comes to the screen at The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk.

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An Instinct for Kindness at The Cut, Halesworth

An Instinct for Kindness at The Cut, Halesworth

Halesworth | Fri 18th Oct 2019

In 2010, Chris Larner accompagnied his chronically ill ex-wife to Dignitas in Switzerland. He returned home with an empty wheelchair and a story to tell, which he brings to The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk.

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Beginners Harmonica Workshop at The Cut, Halesworth

Beginners Harmonica Workshop at The Cut, Halesworth

Halesworth | Sat 19th Oct 2019

Learn to play in a day at The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk!

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Blue Stockings at The Cut, Halesworth

Blue Stockings at The Cut, Halesworth

Halesworth | Thu 24th Oct 2019

In Jessica Swale’s debut play Blue Stockings, coming to The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk, Tess Moffat and her fellow first years are determined to win the right to graduate. But little do they anticipate the hurdles in their way...

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SHAKE The New Festival at The Cut, Halesworth

SHAKE The New Festival at The Cut, Halesworth

Halesworth | Sat 26th - Sun 27th Oct 2019

All things Shakespeare for all ages at The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk.

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The Annual Halesworth in Bloom Awards at The Cut, Halesworth

The Annual Halesworth in Bloom Awards at The Cut, Halesworth

Halesworth | Tue 29th Oct 2019

A chance to enjoy a celebration of Halesworth’s gardens and gardeners at The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk.

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The Protein Revolution at The Cut, Halesworth

The Protein Revolution at The Cut, Halesworth

Halesworth | Thu 31st Oct 2019

Join us at The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk for a talk about Algae as production organisms.

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Equine & Human, Train & Pain at The Cut, Halesworth

Equine & Human, Train & Pain at The Cut, Halesworth

Halesworth | Thu 28th Nov 2019

Explore the connections and differences between humans and horses as well as exploring how we can all potentially benefit from pain management techniques and behavioural awareness at this session taking place at The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk.

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Halloween Spooktacular - The Carnival of Screams at Stonham Barns

Halloween Spooktacular - The Carnival of Screams at Stonham Barns

Ipswich | Thu 24th - Sun 27th Oct 2019

The spooky circus is coming to Stonham Barns this Halloween! Join us for the Halloween Spooktacular - The Carnival of Screams.

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Wild Tots at Carlton Marshes

Wild Tots at Carlton Marshes

Lowestoft |

Outdoor play, exploration and adventure for pre-school children and their carers.

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Dear Zoo at the Marina Theatre

Dear Zoo at the Marina Theatre

Lowestoft | Wed 16th - Thu 17th Oct 2019

Rod Campbell’s best-selling lift the flap book has delighted generations of young readers since it was first published in 1982, and has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide.

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The Elvis Years at the Marina Theatre

The Elvis Years at the Marina Theatre

Lowestoft | Fri 18th Oct 2019

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ – Elvis Presley.

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Islands in the Stream at the Marina Theatre

Islands in the Stream at the Marina Theatre

Lowestoft | Sat 19th Oct 2019

Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty!

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Les Musicals at the Marina Theatre

Les Musicals at the Marina Theatre

Lowestoft | Wed 23rd Oct 2019

‘Les Musicals’ Live Concert Tour is the ultimate celebration of Musical Theatre.

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The Three Degrees at Marina Theatre Lowestoft

The Three Degrees at Marina Theatre Lowestoft

Lowestoft | Thu 24th Oct 2019

Join us on the 24th October for The Three Degrees, an American female vocal group formed in 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Landguard Spooky Day at Felixstowe Museum

Landguard Spooky Day at Felixstowe Museum

Felixstowe | Sat 26th Oct 2019

A fun-packed afternoon of gentle chills and thrills at Felixstowe Museum!

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Little Fort of Horrors at Landguard Fort

Little Fort of Horrors at Landguard Fort

Felixstowe | Sat 26th Oct 2019

Dare you enter Landguard Fort after dark?

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Wild Tots at Foxburrow Farm second half of Autumn term 2019

Wild Tots at Foxburrow Farm second half of Autumn term 2019

Woodbridge | Wed 11th Dec 2019, Wed 18th Dec 2019

Forest Schools activities and wild play for under 5’s and their carers led by experienced Forest Schools practitioners, younger siblings welcome.

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Children's Writing Workshop at Carlton Marshes

Children's Writing Workshop at Carlton Marshes

Lowestoft | Fri 25th Oct 2019

A creative writing workshop for 5-10 year olds at Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve.

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Wild Weather at Carlton Marshes

Wild Weather at Carlton Marshes

Lowestoft | Sat 02nd Nov 2019

Uncover the secrets of our otherwise unpredictable weather: the causes and effects, cloud formations and what they mean, and what to expect when you plan your expeditions.

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Wild Babies at Carlton Marshes

Wild Babies at Carlton Marshes

Lowestoft |

It's finally here- Wild Babies has now launched at Carlton Marshes! A nature-based playgroup where babies 3-18 months are introduced to the great outdoors.

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Wannabe at Marina Theatre Lowestoft

Wannabe at Marina Theatre Lowestoft

Lowestoft | Sun 27th Oct 2019

Join us on 27th October for WANNABE – The Spice Girls Show. A musical stage show celebrating the career of the World’s biggest girl band, the Spice Girls.

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Russian National Ballet presents Swan Lake at Marina Theatre Lowestoft

Russian National Ballet presents Swan Lake at Marina Theatre Lowestoft

Lowestoft | Tue 29th Oct 2019

Join us on 29th October for the most famous ballet of all time, Swan Lake with music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky.

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Carnivorous Terrarium Workshop and Talk at Urban Jungle in Beccles

Carnivorous Terrarium Workshop and Talk at Urban Jungle in Beccles

Beccles | Wed 30th Oct 2019

Create a creepy carnivorous house whilst learning all about plants that bite with cocktails and snacks.

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English Eccentrics With James Bolam and Susan Jameson at Beccles Public Hall

English Eccentrics With James Bolam and Susan Jameson at Beccles Public Hall

Beccles | Sun 20th Oct 2019

Join James Bolam (Whatever happened to the Likely Lads and New Tricks ) and Susan Jameson (New Tricks) for this musical celebration of English eccentrics who have entertained us through the ages. Enjoy remarkable characters like Lewis Carroll, Lord Byron and self proclaimed emperor of the United States, Joshua Norton, whose originality and strength stand out now more than ever.

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English Touring Opera: Mozart's The Seraglio at Snape Maltings

English Touring Opera: Mozart's The Seraglio at Snape Maltings

Snape | Fri 25th Oct 2019

Join us on the 25th October for the English Touring Opera: Mozart's The Seraglio at Snape Maltings.

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English Touring Opera: Kurt Weill's The Silver Lake - A Winter's Tale at Snape Maltings

English Touring Opera: Kurt Weill's The Silver Lake - A Winter's Tale at Snape Maltings

Snape | Sat 26th Oct 2019

Join us on the 26th October to watch a thief, a policeman and a girl try to survive a “winter’s tale” that could not be more appropriate to modern Britain.

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Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival - Fringe Events

Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival - Fringe Events

Snape | Sat 28th Sep - Sun 13th Oct 2019

The Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival returns on 28th & 29th September 2019 celebrating Suffolk's thriving food & drink scene, with fringe events taking place between 28th September and 13th October 2019.

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Bugs on the Move at Southwold Arts Centre

Bugs on the Move at Southwold Arts Centre

Southwold | Thu 10th Oct 2019

An illustrated talk by Dr Ian Bedford at Southwold Arts Centre on The Suffolk Coast.

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Film: Life on the Deben

Film: Life on the Deben

Leiston | Tue 12th Nov 2019

Join us at Leiston United Church on The Suffolk Coast for a screening of this fascinating landmark documentary film about life on the River Deben.

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Room on the Broom Family Morning at Foxburrow Farm

Room on the Broom Family Morning at Foxburrow Farm

Woodbridge | Tue 22nd Oct 2019

Follow the story around Foxburrow Farm Nature Reserve, make a broomstick, a smelly potion and lots more at this Room on the Broom Family Morning!

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Wild Tots: Incy Wincy Spider at Foxburrow Farm

Wild Tots: Incy Wincy Spider at Foxburrow Farm

Woodbridge | Wed 23rd Oct 2019

Spider themed activities, crafts and trails for tots at Foxburrow Farm Nature Reserve.

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Autumn Photography at Christchurch Park, Ipswich

Autumn Photography at Christchurch Park, Ipswich

Ipswich | Sun 13th Oct 2019

Come and enjoy a wonderful day of photography at Christchurch Park, Ipswich, honing existing skills and learning new ones, with award-winning photographer Kevin Sawford.

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Preparing your garden for winter at Urban Jungle

Preparing your garden for winter at Urban Jungle

Beccles | Sat 26th Oct 2019

Join us on Saturday 26th October 2019 and learn how to prepare your garden for winter with Q&A, demonstrations, coffee and cake.

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ZOOpernatural Half Term! at Africa Alive

ZOOpernatural Half Term! at Africa Alive

Kessingland | Sat 19th - Sun 27th Oct 2019

Things are turning magical at Africa Alive this half term. From the 19th to the 27th of October, there’ll be spooky storytelling…and a wizarding school!

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Craft, gift and makers market at Farlingaye High School - Woodbridge

Craft, gift and makers market at Farlingaye High School - Woodbridge

Woodbridge | Sun 13th Oct 2019

Join us on the 13th October for our makers market with over fifty stalls, food, refreshments, demonstrations, music and all the fun of a raffle and tombola.

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Wedding Fayre at Isaacs on the Quay and Venue 77

Wedding Fayre at Isaacs on the Quay and Venue 77

Ipswich | Sun 27th Oct 2019

Join us on Sunday 27th October and take a look around not one, but two of our venues. Our team of wedding coordinators, together with our network of trusted suppliers, will be on hand to showcase the unique possibilities for your special day.

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where to stay

Hippersons Boatyard 

Hippersons Boatyard

Hippersons Boatyard is a family run boatyard on the southern reach of the Norfolk Broads located in the market town of Beccles, providing self-catering accommodation that floats in the basin and on the river front. 

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Free wifi Wheelchair Accessible

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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Free wifi Dog friendly

Milsoms Kesgrave Hall

Milsoms Kesgrave Hall

Ipswich

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

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Free wifi

Wardley Hill Campsite 

Wardley Hill Campsite

Bungay

Wardley Hill Campsite is an 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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Dog friendly

Gypsy Hollow

Gypsy Hollow

Romantic glamping experience sleeping in an original gypsy wagon on your own exclusive private site with campfire, summerhouse with wood burning stove, plus fully equipped kitchen and jacuzzi bathroom.

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Blackberry Way

Blackberry Way

A romantic retro 1970’s caravan with shabby chic interior set in your own private site with hot tub, campfire and kitchen shack with all your creature comforts.

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The White Lion

The White Lion

Aldeburgh

The White Lion Hotel is a contemporary coastal town hotel with views, character and two fantastic restaurants on the Suffolk Coast on the beachfront in Aldeburgh. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible

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  *Good Hotel Guide Editor’s Choice 2018 award for Restaurant with Rooms *

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Dog friendly

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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Dog friendly