Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Somerleyton Hall and Gardens
The museum collection is based on the the activities of the Royal Naval Patrol Service during World War II. Visitors can experience a trip to the past with the memorabilia, photographs, check records and research family members service.
Ashby, Somerleyton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5, (0.8 miles, 1kms), www.achurchnearyou.com/ashby-st-mary
Thatched roof and round tower.
The Quay, Fen Lane, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9BH, (6 miles, 10kms), Tel: 01502 713196, www.broads-authority.gov.uk
Beccles Broads Information Centre.
41 London Road South, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AS, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01502 564567, www.eastcoastcinema.co.uk
Church Lane, Lound, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5LL, (1 miles, 2kms), www.achurchnearyou.com/lound-st-john-the-baptist
Norman round tower. Modern wall painting and other enhancements made in 1912-1914.
Beccles Road, St. Olaves, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 9HE, (2 miles, 4kms), Tel: 0870 333 1181, Email, www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/st-olaves-priory/
St Olave's Priory: A wonderfully complete 14th century brick-vaulted refectory undercroft, later a cottage occupied until 1902, of a small Augustinian priory.
Sparrow's Nest Gardens, Whapload, Lowestoft, NR32 1XG, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01502 587500
Museum and chapel dedicated to all who served in World War II both service and civiallian.
St Olaves Road, Herringfleet, Suffolk, NR32 5QS, (1 miles, 2kms), www.achurchnearyou.com/herringfleet-st-margaret
Norman round tower, thatched nave and fine stained glass.
Gillingham Dam, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 0EB, (6 miles, 10kms), Tel: 01502 712166
Enjoy the rivers and broads from a quiet, electrically powered day boat.
Somerleyton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms), www.achurchnearyou.com/somerleyton-st-mary
Mostly rebuilt in 19th C. Fine rood screen with painted figures.
The Marina, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HH, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01502 533200
Lowestoft Marina theatre is at the cultural heart of the community, hosting a wide range of performers including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
80a High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XN, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01502 581601, www.lowestoftheritage.org
Model of former beach village c. 1930. Bound volumes of Lowestoft Journals 1876 - 1989 and other research material. 16th century ceiling. See website for further details.
Take a trip back in time at East Anglia's premier working transport museum, where the past comes to life! Travel as often as you like on preserved historic vehicles or take a trip on the Narrow Gauge Railway.
The Esplanade, Lowestoft, NR33 0QG, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01502 565337
The Hotel Hatfield is conveniently situated on the seafront at Lowestoft with its superb winning beach and safe bathing.
Burnt Hill Lane, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft, NR33 8HU, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01502 564250, www.suffolkwildlife.co.uk
Carlton Marshes lies at the southern tip of the Norfolk & Suffolk Broads & comprises over 100 acres of beautiful Suffolk grazing marsh, fens & peat pools to explore via waymarked trails.
Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club, Royal Plain, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AQ, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01502 516044
Charter fishing trips from Lowestoft with the addition of coastal cruises to Great Yarmouth of Southwold.
1-4 Yacht Station, The Boulevard, Oulton Broad, Suffolk, NR33 9JS, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01502 513087, Email
Coffee bar, lights breakfasts and lunches, afternoon tea, Italian coffees and handmade cakes. Gift shop selling fair-trade arts, crafts and gifts.
Waveney River Centre is the Norfolk Broads premiere 4 star holiday park and marina. Situated on the River Waveney in the Southern Broads, this is a perfect base from which to explore Beccles and Oulton Broad by boat.
Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HS, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01502 523470, Email, www.waveney.gov.uk/Leisure/Parks+and+Open+Spaces/Sparrows+Nest/
Once a private summer residence, Sparrows Nest Gardens now offers a wonderful mixture of history, leisure activities and wildlife habitat. A popular location for summer events, this fascinating park is just a short distance from the sea.