The charming village of Wickham Market is home to an array of independent shops selling everything from general hardware, home furnishings to food, giftware and clothing. After you've watched the bikes whizz by, you can enjoy a bite to eat in one of the cafes or head to nearby Easton Farm Park, Framlingham Castle and Orford Castle for a day out.
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One of the ‘gems’ in Suffolk’s crown, Woodbridge combines excellent shops with superb pubs and restaurants and numerous activities both indoors and out. On the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, pay a visit to the historic Woodbridge Tide Mill, one of The Suffolk Coast's iconic buildings which has stood on the banks of the River Deben for over 800 years, or head to the nearby National Trust Sutton Hoo - to learn about the fascinating story of 'The Dig' and the site of a once thriving hub in the time of Anglo-Saxon warrior kings.
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The finishing line of the Tour, Felixstowe is nestled between the Rivers Orwell and Deben and boasts a vibrant town centre, a wonderful mix of attractions, glorious beach and an array of great eateries and cafes.
Across the weekend, there's an exciting programme of events taking place including Outdoor Cinema, a 10km bike ride, children’s races, and lots of demonstration activities to join in with. There will also be a Tour Village with stalls providing information and activities and a Pump Track, so you can put yourself through your paces!
On Sunday 10 October, an open water triathlon will be taking place, with a sprint and super sprint open to all!
Make the most of your visit and head to Landguard Point to watch the big ships coming into the harbour, discover the town's fascinating history at Languard Fort and Felixstowe Museum, enjoy traditional seaside entertainment at Manning's Amusements, sit and watch the world go by in the peaceful surroundings of the Seafront Gardens. Buy unique Felixstowe souvenirs at Beach Street or catch a show at Felixstowe Spa Pavilion.
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