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Discover Great Things to Do in Suffolk

A holiday in Suffolk is blessed with plenty of natural wonders perfect for exploring for a day or on a week-long break. So why not discover the hundreds of great things to do in Suffolk, including unique Suffolk attractions, activities for couples, and fun stuff for kids?

There are a huge variety of things to do in Suffolk. For free activities, you need look no further than the landscape; possessing two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and over 60 nature reserves, including RSPB Minsmere, the home of BBC Springwatch from 2014–16, Suffolk is an ideal place for outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, bird watching, photography, or simply lazing on the beach.

Of the many attractions in Suffolk, breathtaking castles, medieval towns, stately homes and gardens offer chances for exploration and adventure. There’s also plenty of fun stuff for kids in Suffolk, including rare breed farms, animal parks, living museums, forest playgrounds, children’s festivals, and Suffolk’s county sport: crabbing.

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Suffolk is proud to call itself The Foodie County, a name that stems from its deep love of food and wealth of delicious local produce. There are some truly fantastic places to eat in Suffolk, ranging from fine dining restaurants to wild cookery classes in the Suffolk countryside.

Like food, art and culture are fundamental parts of Suffolk life, and immersing yourself in the rich seam of festivals, theatre, dance, literature, fine art, comedy and music is one of the many inspiring things to do in Suffolk.

For lots of people, Suffolk is where they come to enjoy some ‘me’ time, whether that means being pampered at a luxury spa, browsing Suffolk’s independent shops and markets, or just switching off from the rest of the world and enjoying the relaxed pace of life.

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