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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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Beth Chatto’s Garden

In 1960, Beth Chatto took land overgrown with brambles, gravel and boggy ditches and transformed it through carefully matching plants adapted to local conditions. The result are a nationally renowned, inspirational series of gardens filled with thriving plants – including a specialist gravel garden, water garden and woodland garden. The on site nursery stocks over…

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Mersey Island Vineyard

Legend has it that the Romans grew grapes on Mersea Island and with its gently sloping, south-facing fields, the vineyard is still the perfect place for vines. The present Mersea Island Vineyard was established in 1985. Today there are about ten acres, under five grape varieties, producing some twenty thousand bottles each year. A range…

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Suffolk’s Top 50 Things To Do

Suffolk’s Top 50 Things To Do

It’s official: visiting a tawny owl in Ipswich, thumb wrestling in Lowestoft and eating fish and chips in Aldeburgh are among the top 50 things to do in Suffolk. BBC Radio Suffolk and the East Anglian Daily Times researched the topic for six weeks, asking the public for their thoughts on what they love to…

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