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Castles and Churches in Suffolk. Suffolk has many interesting and impressive castles and churches. There are some famous castles in Suffolk such as Orford, Framlingham, Hedingham and fantastic churches like the glorious Lavenham church and the 15th Century Long Melford church. To find the best castles and churches in Suffolk use our What To Do guide to find the ones nearest you.

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Hedingham Castle | Hedingham

Hedingham Castle

Hedingham Castle’s Norman keep, 110 feet high, was built c.1140 by Aubrey de Vere and is still owned by one of his descendants, Jason Lindsay and his wife Demetra. There are four floors to explore, including a magnificent Banqueting Hall spanned by a remarkable 28 foot arch, one of the largest Norman arches in England….

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Hunting for Treasures in Clare

Antiques Warehouse, Clare, Suffolk

If you are fond of hunting for antiques, then do pay a visit to Clare, a picturesque wool town in the Stour Valley. The Clare Antiques and Interiors warehouse is a converted mill, which sits on the edge of the town’s country park and is an Aladdin’s cave of antiques and collectables spread over four…

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Hedingham Castle

Hedingham Castle

Hedingham Castle is an Events and Wedding Venue just south of Sudbury. The historic Keep was built around 1133 and boasts the finest Norman interior in England. The Banqueting Hall is licensed for Civil Ceremonies with receptions being held in the Georgian Mansion House and Tulip Lawn Marquee. The Castle and Grounds are open to…

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Kedington Church

Kedington Church

Kedington Church of St. Peter and St. Paul ┬áis a gem among Suffolk churches, remarkable because it was almost untouched by the Victorians and so preserves many features from the medieval period onwards. Notable are the three decker pulpit from 1610, complete with wig stand! The clergyman would conduct the service from the second level…

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Crowfield Church

Crowfield Church

This is one of the last remaining timber-framed Churches in Suffolk and is well worth a look. It’s set back from the road and isn’t actually in Crowfield village as such! It’s on the Stonham Aspal road It’s surrounded by lovely open fields, with two choices of public footpaths going from the Church across the…

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