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Shopping in Suffolk. Suffolk has fantastic boutiques shops in addition to Ipswich and the city Bury St Edmunds which are great places for high street shopping. Long Melford is fantastic for special boutique shops, where you’ll find unique little trinkets or fantastic quality furnishings. To find the best shops near you just search in our What To Do in Suffolk guide.

Written by Mark

Christmas at Blackthorpe Barn

Blackthorpe Barn, Suffolk

Blackthorpe Barn near Bury St Edmunds is a medieval, thatched building which lends itself perfectly to Christmas events. Every year, Christmas craft markets take place there and the building fills with the gentle hum of shoppers ‘oohing’ and ‘aahing’ over the wonderful crafts available to buy and the air is scented with freshly baked mince…

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Create the Perfect Country Kitchen – Suffolk Style

Suffolk Kitchen Jim awrence

During your trip to Suffolk you will come across many beautiful houses and cottages, painted in soft shades in harmony with their surroundings. It seems all the interiors too, are thoughtfully decorated in an enviously effortless style – you can easily recreate this look in your own home, whether you live in a period or…

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Beth Chatto’s Garden

Beth Chatto’s Garden

         The Beth Chatto Garden was established in 1960 and has been transformed from its beginnings as an overgrown piece of land, covered in  brambles and boggy ditches into Nationally renowned inspirational series of gardens filled with plants adapted for the different conditions of each one. These include a gravel garden, water garden…

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Wrap up a Suffolk experience

Wrap up a Suffolk experience

If you are you struggling to find the perfect Christmas gift for a loved one, then the folks over at The Grove Cottages can help. They offer gift vouchers for a short break in one of their gorgeous, romantic cottages, which would make a lovely present for someone special. They will personalise the voucher with…

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Gainsborough’s House Gift Shop

Gainsborough’s House Gift Shop

Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury is not only a museum of international importance, it is also a wonderful place to attend lectures and workshops on art history and there is a vibrant print workshop with courses running throughout the year. The museum gift shop has recently been refurbished and, having received funding from Arts Council England…

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