Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Ipswich
Somerleyton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5, www.achurchnearyou.com/somerleyton-st-mary
Mostly rebuilt in 19th C. Fine rood screen with painted figures.
Discover the awe-inspiring Anglo-Saxon burial site. This hauntingly beautiful 255 acre estate, with far-reaching views over the river Deben, is home to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time.'
Royal Plain, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AE, Tel: 01502 573757, www.rnli.org.uk
Lowestoft is one of the oldest lifeboat stations in Britain. Many notable rescues have been carried out during Lowestoft's history, including the evacuation of British forces from Dunkirk. Call in and learn more about Lowestoft's Lifeboats.
Chimney Mill, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6ER, Tel: 01284 728234
I produce original paintings in oils, specialising in the portrayal of the human figure and portraiture. A small selection of work can be viewed at Chimney Mill Galleries alongside other local artists' work.
Brook Farm, Buxhall, Stowmarket, Mid Suffolk, IP14 3DH, Tel: 01449 736363
When you visit Halesworth, make sure that you visit the Museum at Halesworth railway station! It houses changing displays that give an insight into the social history of the area. See local history, railway & rural life exhibitions .
Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1AY
Discover the stories of racing - the people, the horses and the history. From the early royal origins of the Sport of Kings at Newmarket to its modern-day heroes. Ride the racehorse simulator and experience the excitement of a race.
The Marina, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HH, 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.
Beccles, NR34, Tel: 01502
The Beccles bell tower is a free-standing edifice associated with the adjacent St. Michael's church in the market town of Beccles, Suffolk, England.
Hadleigh Road, Lavenham, Halstead, Essex, CO10 9SA
Church of St Peter and St Paul.
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.
Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 2AF, Tel: 01986 896485, www.bungay-suffolk.co.uk/history/castle.htm
The remains of an original Norman castle with Saxon mounds. Built by the Bigods in 1165. Massive gatehouse towers and curtain walls. Visitor centre with cafe.
Set it 512 acres the National Stud LTD is a Jockey Club Company. The beautiful grounds & facilities are a recognised tourist attraction in the eastern region & provide public access via daily tours, to the thoroughbred breeding industry.
off Yarmouth Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 4PB, Tel: 01502 523470, Email, www.waveney.gov.uk/Leisure/Parks+and+Open+Spaces/Belle+View+Park/
Belle Vue Park is situated prominently in the north of Lowestoft and is a short walk from the historic High Street. Home of the memorial for the RNPS, this park provides a beautiful combination of floral displays and semi-natural habitat.
Sparrowhawk Road, Upper Holton, Halesworth, IP19 8NH, Tel: 01986 873262, www.halesworthairfieldmuseum.org.uk
Halesworth (Holton) Airfield Memorial Museum is "where the 56th Fighter Group (Zemke's Wolfpack) found fame!".