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July events

Stamp Club Meeting (Sudbury)

Details and date/time of this meeting were not available at the time of writing. Please contact society before..... See more >
Tudor Church of England Primary School, Tudor Road, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 1NL
Tue 18 Jun, Tue 2 Jul, Tue 16 Jul

Brampton Manor Care Home - Open Garden for NGS

Brampton Manor Care Home - Open Garden for NGS Brampton Manor Care Home's gardens are focused on health and wellbeing of residents living with dementia and... See more >
Brampton Manor Care Home, Newmarket CB8 7AQ
Thu 4 Jul

Foxgrove & Maynell House - Open Garden for NGS

Foxgrove & Maynell House - Open Garden for NGS Over two acres of landscaped gardens surround Foxgrove and Maynell House: two care homes in attractive Victorian... See more >
Foxgrove & Maynell House, Felixstowe IP11 9PU
Sat 6 Jul

Otley Hall - Open Garden for NGS

Otley Hall - Open Garden for NGS The 10 acres of both formal and informal gardens at Otley Hall are managed with an eye to nature. There are stew ponds..... See more >
Otley Hall, Ipswich IP6 9PA
Sun 7 Jul

Robin Hood

Join utter legends Robin, Marian and the Merry Men in Sherwood Forest for a hilariously adventurous take on the... See more >
Eye Castle IP23 7AW
Sat 13 Jul

Wolfe Hall - Open Garden for NGS

Wolfe Hall - Open Garden for NGS Wolfe Hall is a C16 house and former ecclesiastical retreat in 5½ acres. Mark and Jo have changed the grounds from..... See more >
Wolfe Hall, Bury St Edmunds IP29 5EZ
Sun 14 Jul

Heron House - Open Garden for NGS

Heron House - Open Garden for NGS Two acres with superb views over the North Sea, River Alde and marshes. Unusual trees, herbaceous beds, shrubs and..... See more >
Heron House, Aldeburgh IP15 5EP
Sun 21 Jul

The Old Rectory, Brinkley - Open Garden for NGS

The Old Rectory, Brinkley - Open Garden for NGS Two acre garden started in 1973 when there was nothing there except a few large trees and snowdrops. Interesting trees..... See more >
The Old Rectory, Brinkley, Brinkley CB8 0SB
Sun 21 Jul

Things to do around Suffolk

Suffolk, located on the East Coast of England, is a picturesque county known for its stunning coastlines, charming towns, and rich cultural heritage. Whether you're visiting for a day trip or staying longer, there are plenty of exciting activities to enjoy. Here are some of the best things to do in Suffolk:

1. Visit Framlingham Castle:
- Framlingham Castle, famously mentioned in Ed Sheeran's song "Castle on the Hill," is a historic gem. Explore its three main areas: the Inner Court, the Bailey, and the Lower Court. Walk the Wall Walk across the 13 towers for breathtaking countryside views. Mary Tudor was also announced Queen of England within these walls, adding to its historical significance.

2. Mid-Suffolk Light Railway Museum (‘Middy’):
- Discover the fascinating story behind the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway Museum. This authentic gauge railway museum resurrected relics from a struggling station. Take a steam train ride (available from May to September) and experience a piece of Suffolk's railway history.

3. Explore Leiston Abbey Ruins:
- Leiston Abbey's architectural beauty lies in its ruins. Wander through this stunning monument, appreciating its historical significance and mysterious charm.

4. Stroll in Brampton Park, Newcastle-under-Lyme:
- Enjoy a leisurely walk in Brampton Park, surrounded by lush greenery. Let the kids play on the swings and slides while you relax in this peaceful oasis.

5. Discover Shugborough Estate:
- Explore the beautiful Shugborough Estate, complete with gardens, a mansion, and riverside walks. Immerse yourself in its history and natural beauty.

6. Suffolk Beaches:
- Suffolk boasts stunning beaches. Consider a visit to Southwold Beach, known for its colorful beach huts, or Aldeburgh Beach, famous for its fresh seafood and artistic community¹.

7. Sutton Hoo:
- Uncover ancient history at Sutton Hoo, an Anglo-Saxon burial site. Explore the mounds, visitor center, and scenic views of the River Deben.

8. Snape Maltings:
- Visit Snape Maltings, a cultural hub with art galleries, shops, and cafes. Enjoy the serene surroundings and perhaps catch a concert or exhibition.

9. RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve:
- Birdwatchers will appreciate RSPB Minsmere, home to diverse bird species and stunning landscapes. Explore the trails and hides for a memorable wildlife experience.

10. Suffolk Food and Drink:
- Don't miss the chance to savor Suffolk's culinary delights. Try local produce, visit farmers' markets, and enjoy traditional pubs and tearooms.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Suffolk promises a delightful day out filled with history, nature, and relaxation!