As an area of outstanding natural beauty, award-winning beaches and the gateway to the Broads National Park, The Suffolk Coast is the ideal place to spend a relaxing weekend, romantic getaway, family holiday or outdoor adventure.
As the nearest coast to London, The Suffolk Coast is within easy reach of East Anglia’s towns and cities including Norwich, Chelmsford, Colchester and Cambridge; ideal for day trips, weekend breaks and holidays. If quirky shops, cafés and boutiques are what you desire, head to one of the market towns such as Beccles, Bungay, Framlingham or Woodbridge, where you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to independent shopping. You can also stock up on the best of Suffolk’s produce in one of the many delis and farmshops.
Family holiday destinations are a’plenty, with Aldeburgh, Southwold, Lowestoft and Felixstowe offering a host of self-catering accommodation, bed and breakfasts and hotels, plus a wide range of fun days out. Visit the ancient burial grounds of Saxon Kings at National Trust Sutton Hoo, discover Suffolk military history at Landguard Fort and visit one of the UKs only working water mills at Woodbridge Tide Mill.
Alternatively, take a trip to the African savannah with a day at Africa Alive or experience the thrills of the region’s number 1 theme park, Pleasurewood Hills in Lowestoft.
A playground for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers; The Suffolk Coast is home to RSPB Minsmere and RSPB Havergate Island, as well as National Trust Dunwich Heath, Rendlesham Forest, not forgetting the stunning coastline and waterways of Orford, Oulton Broad and the Rivers Orwell, Deben, Alde, Ore and Waveney.