Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Blakenham Woodland Garden
Enjoy a cruise on the River Orwell, one of the most beautiful rivers in England, aboard “Orwell Lady”, from the stunning Ipswich Waterfront, through areas of outstanding natural beauty and wildlife to the bustling ports of Felixstowe.
Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1DL, (7 miles, 11kms), Tel: 01449 676800, Email
Civic Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 2AS, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01473 295 911, Email
Over 100 historic vehicles, housed in a former trolleybus depot. All have been built or used in the Ipswich area. The museum also covers the history and products of local engineering companies.
Church Road, Combs, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 2AZ, (6 miles, 10kms), Tel: 01449 724639, www.midsuffolk.gov.uk
Local nature reserve with grass paths, small pond and wild flower meadows.
Sir John Mills Theatre, Gatacre Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 2LQ, (4 miles, 6kms)
St. Stephen's Church, St. Stephen's Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1DP, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01473 258070, Email
Babergh District Council, Corks Lane, Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 6SJ, (7 miles, 11kms), Tel: 01473 826656
A moated and walled garden with many rare roses and possibly the best kitchen garden in Britain. With a new rose garden and herb and knot garden created in the early 1980's.
The Museum of East Anglian Life is a 75 acre open air museum, situated in the heart of Stowmarket. Consisting of 15 historic buildings and collections of over 40,000 objects telling the story of East Anglia through the ages.
DanceEast, based at the beautiful Jerwood DanceHouse on the Ipswich waterfront, brings the best dance performances to East Anglia. There is also a full programme of dance classes and workshops for everyone to enjoy.
Sailing barges "Hydrogen" and "Thistle". Historic sailing barges available for private hire for groups up to 50 from a variety of East Coast locations. Also public sailing programme for individuals and weekends away.
Church Street, Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 5DT, (7 miles, 11kms)
Barking Road, Needham Market, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 8HG, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01449 720796