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Suffolk Stories : Find Your Next Holiday

There are hundreds of Suffolk stories to be told. Come and discover the tales that can be found in iconic landscapes and long stretches of coastline.  Read the stories that have risen up over Suffolk’s long history and the tales of some of the most famous people in history. And come right up to date with everything that is going on in the modern day.

Holidays are best shared with loved ones, including our four-legged companions. Here we explore exhilarating beach walks where you don’t have to leave your beloved pet behind. In fact, much of the Suffolk coastline is well-explored and loved by our trusty companions.

Many of us have experienced the thrill of the races at Newmarket, but very few of us are aware just how much more this unique town has to offer. Read on for an itinerary that will turn a race day afternoon into a fascinating weekend insight into ‘The Sport of Kings’.

Celebrity French maître d’hôtel Fred Sirieix is promoting fantastic things to do in Southwold Suffolk in a new TV commercial as part of the VisitBritain ‘Escape the Everyday’ Autumn campaign.

Autumn is a great time to escape on a rural minibreak to Suffolk; just as the dramatic landscape bursts with colour, welcoming eager walkers to experience crisp, brisk walks, followed by a stint in one of the county's many rural boltholes. Discover our top 5 walk-friendly holidays to escape to this autumn.

In our fast-paced world, relaxation is an essential part of life. Here's how to get your R&R in Suffolk, through golf, nature, spa breaks and more.

A much awaited new spa opens in Suffolk at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall. Be pampered and spoil yourself in luxurious surroundings.

A fun quiz! We've developed a handy quiz for you that will answer the question once and for all of what Suffolk town you are most like

We have come up with five ideas for ways to celebrate Mothering Sunday in Suffolk.

Spring break in Suffolk

20 February 2020

Planning a spring break? We have compiled a few suggestions to save you time and give you a spot of inspiration for a spring break in Suffolk.

Noah's Ark is the world's only floating exhibition of Bible stories and is staying at Ipswich Waterfront until at least 31st March 2020 on the start of it's UK tour.

We’ve whittled a list down to five places you can easily just turn up at and enjoy without emptying your wallet - and walk away with fond memories and fantastic photos. Whether you’re here for just one night or a long getaway, you’re sure to find something you love in Suffolk.

Treat yourself in Suffolk

8 February 2020

You want sun, sea, sand, good food, and award-winning attractions? Look no further than the broad skies, wild shores and stunning countryside of Suffolk in the East of England. Here are our top reasons to escape to Suffolk this year to exclusive locations that won't break the bank.

With its quirky towns and villages, stunning coastline and beautiful countryside, not to mention its fascinating history, it’s no wonder that Suffolk is home to a great choice of attractions. If it’s authenticity you’re after, then you will be well suited here too, with unique experiences that you can only try in Suffolk.

Let Suffolk bring out the romantic in you this Valentines Day. We share how you can show the love of your life how much you care with some luxurious, and maybe not quite so luxurious but fun ways to make your day, evening or short break in Suffolk a truly memorable one.

Experience a winning day out at the Home of Horseracing in Newmarket this year. Thrilling tours take you behind-the-scenes of a multi-million pound industry. Meet champion racehorses, talented trainers and a historic past brought to life.

20 things to do in 2020

7 January 2020

Plan your year in Suffolk with our top 20 ideas of things to do. Explore the beaches, experience delicious food, see open skies and glorious countryside. Here are our top twenty suggestions of things to do when you escape to Suffolk this year.

Don't let the cold weather stop you from exploring. Here is a list of some of our favourite things to do in Suffolk in the winter.

Join a spiritual retreat

2 September 2019

Feeling the need to stop the world and jump off for a few days? Join a spiritual, grounding 3 night retreat, in luxurious surroundings in Suffolk. Here you can enjoy delicious home-cooked meals and be entertained by world-class musicians, whilst re-balancing and recharging yourself.

Wine lovers will love discovering new English varieties in one of the warmest regions in the country. And the great thing is, experts are on hand to ensure you get to sample the best around. Coupled with great scenery, places to stay and things to do, you'll get more than you bargained for on a wine tour to Suffolk.

Suffolk loves horses. From the majestic and mighty Suffolk Punch to the sleakest of thoroughbreds. Find out more where you can get up close on tours at Newmarket and at attractions purely for Suffolk Punches.

In its third year, Suffolk Day promises to be bigger than ever and now goes on into the weekend. Here we list 50 great experiences in Suffolk to help you celebrate.

If you're keen to learn a new skill, take up a new trade or change your career, these creative craft courses in Suffolk could give you the knowledge and inspiration you need.

The changing face of many high streets has earned unwelcome attention across the UK. But in Suffolk our sense of ownership, innovation and distinctiveness, as well as pride, has helped us to maintain a unique, independent vibe every town or village should aspire to. Here's a handy guide to the best...

The Sailors' Reading Room

14 February 2019

Many know the popular and charming coastal town of Southwold, but what you probably don’t know is that a fascinating and historic refuge sits on the seafront, open to the elements and a saving grace from the cold. Seek out the Sailors' Reading Room.

If you’re looking for the ultimate romance package this Valentine's Day, then look no further than the beautiful county of Suffolk. Here, we consider your every need. From cosy boltholes in the country to quirky, medieval hotels in some of England’s prettiest villages and waterfront hotels.

10 places Millennials love to hide out in Suffolk. From RSPB Minsmere, Southwold Harbour, Abbey Gardens and High Lodge to Center Parcs and Oulton Broad, join us on a journey of exploration around the coast and countryside of Suffolk.

You might think that Suffolk is a place of calm and tranquility, and you wouldn't be wrong. However, come Halloween, beneath the picture-perfect surface lies a shadowy world of spooky tales, bloody histories and ghost stories. Be very scared.

Welcome to our fabulous programme of crafty workshops across Suffolk this autumn. Expect the complete stocking filler, including lantern workshops, artisan craft fairs and handmade Christmas gifts.

Autumn can be the best time to escape on a rural break in the UK; colourful landscapes, cosy pubs and romantic boltholes await. But Suffolk offers something extra: a wide range of holidays that won't break the bank. Here we introduce 5 autumn special offers, allowing you to get to know Suffolk that little bit more, for less.

Discover 10 hidden and unique attractions, and unusual things to do in Suffolk this autumn. From Escape Rooms and WWII secrets to befriending our best-loved animals, create memories with our cool and fun list of fab family days out in the East of England.

Discover why Clair, Julian and Sam take a break from their usual 2 weeks in France to explore Suffolk by bike, boat and foot in an attempt to make lasting memories and enjoy a virtual cyber-free holiday.

You want sun, sea, sand, good food, and award-winning attractions? Look no further than the broad skies, wild shores and stunning countryside of Suffolk in the East of England. Here are our top ten reasons to escape to Suffolk this year.

With more of us seeking the unusual when it comes to holiday choices, finding something alternative can be challenging. But here in Suffolk being different is our normal. A stay at Pod Hollow is like no other and perhaps one of the most unique places to stay in the world!

Suffolk is an obvious choice to explore the great outdoors, countryside and coast, and also has the good fortune of being just 1 hour from London by train, making it easy to get to for that perfect short break getaway! Here we explore Suffolk’s hidden gems and attractions, brimming full of adventures and ready to welcome you.

The world’s best female cycling event will set off again from Suffolk on the 13th June. Beginning in the historic town of Framlingham, we explore the route taken by the professional cyclists through the Suffolk countryside, coast and through the county town of Ipswich.

Nowhere does festivals like Suffolk. Discover the top festivals in the county, from the award-winning Latitude Festival to food festivals in the Suffolk countryside.

From Abraham Lincoln’s ancestral home to Thomas Paine, East Anglia has a strong connection with the United States of America. We take you on a journey of exploration during World War II and The Friendly Invasion.

Get walking this spring with the UK's leading walking festival. On the 12th May, The Suffolk Walking Festival gets underway with a fun-packed programme of 125 guided walks and events, and new to this year, the launch of the Festival Fringe, offering a range of experiences from Geocaching, photography and night safaris.

Easter is a special time of the year, signalling better weather and an abundance of colour, and above all, a welcome opportunity to spend quality time with the family! Spend a magical Easter in Suffolk with an abundance of Easter egg hunts, den building and wild exploration!

Runners everywhere, we find you the perfect running regime including forest and heathland trails, riverside routes and country lanes and miles of coastline..on your marks, get set, go!

Suffolk may not be the first place you think of for a luxury shopping experience but the county, which is less than two hours drive from London, is fast becoming a hot-spot for leading trends and alternative shopping experiences!

If you’re planning a weekend away this winter, head over to Suffolk; the county of fabulous food, miles of stunning coast, some of the UK's prettiest towns and villages and unique experiences on offer in abundance!

Here are the Suffolk seven! Our top Valentine Day packages with sumptuous dinners, dancing, luxury overnight stays and unique experiences across Suffolk, from The Suffolk Coast, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, Ipswich and the Suffolk Wool Towns.

Winter is the perfect place to visit Suffolk this winter - from award-winning beaches, gastronomic delights, luxury hotels and plenty of outdoor adventures.

Make 2018 the year you do something you've always wanted.

Our review of Tuddenham Mill, a four star, three AA Rosette boutique hotel near Bury St Edmunds. The hotel is perfectly placed for exploring the Suffolk Brecks as part of our itinerary: 48 Hours in the Brecks.

At this time of year, the days are long and (hopefully) warm, and the great outdoors beckons. Read our guide on how to make the most of summer in Suffolk

Glamping In Suffolk

31 May 2017

Stay in a yurt, a safari tent or even a vintage airstream. Read our list of the best glamping sites in Suffolk

Visit Suffolk this bank holiday weekend and half term, and enjoy the treats we have got lined up for you.

The first in a series of interviews celebrating Suffolk's creatives, makers and entrepreneurs.

Take a look at our handy guide for some of the best spots to go hunting for antique treasures in Suffolk.

As another long weekend beckons (and another one soon after that!), we have compiled a list of ten ideas for relaxing in Suffolk for three whole days..

We are pleased to host a guest post on our blog from Briony Stebbings, who took her family on a rail adventure to Somerleyton Hall in Suffolk.

We chatted to BBC Suffolk's Lesley Dolphin, patron of the festival, about walking in Suffolk and the packed programme of over 100 walks.

We have compiled a list of ten things to do over the Easter weekend in Suffolk. Consuming chocolate as you go, is optional...

Read our interview with director Oliver Paul about his award-winning business and make use of a special offer and fun give-away!

We have got two family tickets to give away for this lovely family event. Find out more and enter our competition.

If you are feeling the love this Valentine's Day, take a look at our list of ten romantic things to do in Suffolk.

New Year, New skills

15 January 2017

There are many courses available in Suffolk and we have picked out a handful to get your creative juices flowing

New Year Treats

4 January 2017

Extend the holiday season and take a new year's break in Suffolk

A Day at The Races

31 August 2016

How to get yourself ready for a day at the races in the Home of Horseracing, Newmarket.

Discover the best places to watch Stage 1 of the 2016 Aviva Women's Tour as it winds through the coast and countryside of north Suffolk.

Fashionistas, bookies, punters and adrenaline hunters: here are 7 ways to have fun at the July Festival in Newmarket!

Adrenaline junkies, activity addicts and those who have a need for speed: here are the best ways to raise your heart rate in Suffolk.

If you love to sleep under a starry sky and wake up to the sound of birdsong, you'll want to see these places to go camping and glamping in Suffolk.

Have you ever wondered about the top 50 things to do in Suffolk? Now you can find out.