Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Kentwell Hall and Gardens
Melford Hall, the home of the Hyde Parker family, is an unassuming mellow brick mansion full of surprises with modern family photographs side-by-side with Tudor portraits, historic porcelain, naval artefacts and Beatrix Potter memorabilia.
1 Addison Rd, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2YW, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01787 311143
Hadleigh Road, Lavenham, Halstead, Essex, CO10 9SA, (3 miles, 5kms)
Church of St Peter and St Paul.
Gainsborough’s House is the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough RA and shows an outstanding collection of his work. A varied programme of temporary exhibitions is also on show throughout the year. Gift, coffee shop and garden.
12 High Street, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9PR, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01787 249616, Email
Old Market Place, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 1TL, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01787 881320
St Peter's Church
High Street, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9PT, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01787 249451, www.paulevans-artist.co.uk
Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, IP7 7AY, (7 miles, 11kms), Tel: 01449 740456, www.bridgefarmbarns.co.uk
Located in Monks Eleigh, 1 of Suffolk’s prettiest villages, Bridge Farm Barns is a collection of unique, independent retail businesses & a tea room, each offering the visitor an unparalleled selection of distinctive products & good service.
The chapel was almost certainly built to serve the nearby Castle of Lindsey, the earthwork remains of which are visible some 250m to the south-east, and it was probably founded by the de Cockfield family.
97 High Street, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9PZ, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01787 248562, www.wildlifeartgallery.com
The Gallery was opened in 1988 to specialise in 20th Century and contemporary wildlife art. Over the years we have held retrospective exhibitions by artists such as Peter Scott, Eric Ennion, Donald Watson and R.B.Talbot Kelly.
Quay Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2AN, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01787 374 745, www.quaytheatre.org.uk/index.htm
Rural arts centre offering film and live entertainment, classes and other publicly available activities.
Malting Lane, Clare, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 8NW, (6 miles, 10kms), Tel: 01787 277491, Email, www.suffolk.gov.uk/Environment/CountrysideServices/ClareCastleCountryPark
A small riverside country park incorporating the remains of a Norman castle and disused Victorian railway station.
The Rectory, The Green, Long Melford, Suffolk, CO10 9DT, (0.9 miles, 1kms), Tel: 01787 281836, www.suffolkartsociety.co.uk
Holy Trinity Church.
The Library, Market Hill, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2EN, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01787 881320, Email