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Walking in Suffolk

Countryside around Nayland, Suffolk

Suffolk is great walking country with its tranquil landscapes and no fewer than two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It’s thought of as being a fairly flat county, but actually it’s gently undulating which makes for easy walking along the 3,500 miles of public footpaths. Walking is a popular leisure pursuit in Suffolk, and there are…

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Historic Sailing Barge Victor

Sailing Barge Victor, Ipswich, Suffolk

Summertime is the perfect season for a gentle sail along one of Suffolk’s many rivers. Better still if the trip takes place on an historic sailing barge such as the Sailing Barge Victor, which sails out of Ipswich and along the beautiful River Orwell. I took such a trip recently, on a warm Friday evening….

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RSPB Minsmere on Suffolk’s Coast

RSPB Minsmere lies between Southwold to the north and Aldeburgh to the south, and within the designated Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  The 2500 acre site was established as a nature reserve in 1947 and is now considered one of the UK’s leading bird-watching sites. BBC’s Springwatch was  based at Minsmere…

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Green Island Gardens

Twenty acres of private gardens, professionally designed and structured to display a plantsman’s paradise. Featured in Country Living and recommended in Great British Gardens, explore these beautiful woodland gardens at your leisure and see unusual trees, shrubs, perennials and bulbs. Nursery, tearoom and courses also available.

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The Loft Tearoom

The Loft Tearoom

  A modern tearoom with a vintage feel, The Loft is an unusual venue for a tea room. Set in the beautiful working marina of the lovely coastal village of Tollesbury in Essex. The Loft offers freshly ground coffee and a variety of loose leaf teas all served in beautiful vintage china, as well as…

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