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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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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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Suffolk Open Studios

Glasswork by Gay Hutchings, Suffolk Open Studios

Calling all art lovers! Across Suffolk during weekends in June, artists will be opening their studios as part of the Suffolk Open Studios initiative. Members of the public are able to visit the studios, talk to the artists about their process and perhaps even watch a demonstration of their craft. Around 130 studios are usually…

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Group Tours of the Jim Lawrence Forge

In the workshop at Jim Lawrence, Hadleigh, Suffolk

This is a guest post from the folks over at Jim Lawrence, a stylish homewares company in Hadleigh, Suffolk: Jim Lawrence is a family-run business based in Hadleigh, producing handcrafted classic period and contemporary home furnishings. Many of our earliest customers will remember the farm forge in Stoke-by-Nayland when Jim started making candlesticks for friends…

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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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Hunting for Treasures in Clare

There is plenty to see in this vibrant wool town in the upper Stour valley. Clare Country Park is great for walking along the River Stour, feeding the ducks and clambering 70ft up to the 13th century ruins of Clare Castle; there is a walk along the disused railway line and you can visit the…

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