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Rivers in Suffolk. Suffolk has some fantastic rivers namely River Alde, River Deben, River Orwell and the River Stour. The rivers are great for walks, row boat hire and other fun activities. To find the best bits of the Suffolk rivers use our What To Do in Suffolk guide and find those closest to your location in Suffolk.

Written by Mark

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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Written by Mark

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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Written by Carlbscott

Flatford Mill, Constable Country

Flatford Mill, Constable Country

Ok, just about dipping our toes into Essex but it still feels like Suffolk and it’s only 20 minutes down the road from Woodfarm Barns and a real hit with many of our holiday cottage guests Flatford Mill is accessible by road and has a car park. It’s owned by the National Trust so if…

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Written by Mark

Vintage Ipswich

Vintage Ipswich

A river cruise, a walking tour and museum visit. These were the three things on our itinerary as we headed off for a day out in Ipswich, Suffolk’s county town. The weather was fine and held the promise of a relaxing day meandering around town and a calm evening out on the water. Ipswich has…

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Canoe and kayak hire near Aldeburgh

Canoe and kayak hire near Aldeburgh

Iken Canoe is a small and friendly canoe and kayak hire centre based on the stunning upper reaches of the Alde estuary between Snape and Aldeburgh, close to the Suffolk coast. They¬†hire out canoes and kayaks for people to explore this wonderful stretch of river at their leisure. Discover creeks and flood waters where no…

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