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Day Trips in Suffolk. Suffolk has some fantastic places to visit for a day trip out. To find the nearest Day Trip destination to your location in Suffolk simply choose that location on our What To Do in Suffolk guide and the category ‘Day Trips’, and the list of the best Day Trips will appear, the closest one to you first.

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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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Imperial War Museum, Duxford

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Close to the Suffolk / Cambridgeshire border is the Imperial War Museum Duxford.  Lying just south of Cambridge, Europe’s biggest aviation museum is a magnet to people of all ages and its permanent exhibition AirSpace has on display some of the most well known aircraft in the world: Lancaster, Spitfire, Concorde and Vulcan. Another permanent…

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Suffolk Ski & Leisure Park | Ipswich

Tabogganing at the Suffolk Leisure Park, Ipswich

Skiing Did you know you can go skiing in Suffolk? The Suffolk Ski & Leisure Park on the outskirts of Ipswich has an outdoor (snowless) slope of 180 metres long with a contoured ‘red’ run and a more gentle ‘blue’ run as well as a junior slope of 40 metres, which can be used throughout…

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Gainsborough’s House | Sudbury

Gainsborough's House in Sudbury, Suffolk

Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury is a museum of national importance with a permanent exhibition of the work of one of England’s greatest painters, Thomas Gainsborough (1727 – 1788). Based in the house he was born and lived in, there is also an art gallery which has a full calendar of exhibitions by other artists, lectures…

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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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