a user-contributed guide to the best of suffolkA user-contributed guide to the best of Suffolka user-contributed guide to the best of suffolk Login

Change your location:


Viewing all posts within Category 'Uncategorized'

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….

Read More
Add a Comment »
Written by Mark

Romney, a holiday cottage in the Stour Valley

The walled garden at Romney in Suffolk

Sleeping up to five people, Romney in the lovely village of Cavendish is a beautiful Victorian cottage available as a holiday let through boutique cottage agency The Grove Cottages. This romantic holiday cottage has all the elements needed for a very special short break in Suffolk: deep sofas, a cosy log fire, a pleasant dining…

Read More
Add a Comment »
Written by Mark

Suffolk Open Studios

Glasswork by Gay Hutchings, Suffolk Open Studios

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 will be open and a wide…

Read More
Add a Comment »
Written by Mark

RSPB Minsmere on Suffolk’s Coast

RSPB Minsmere on Suffolk’s Coast

A couple of weeks ago, we took trip to RSPB Minsmere on the Suffolk coast for a spot of bird watching and a relaxing stroll around the 2,500 acre nature reserve. We packed our binoculars, along with a camera, walking boots, rain jackets (just in case), sunscreen (just in case) and our much-needed bird identification…

Read More
Add a Comment »
Written by Mark

St Edmundsbury Cathedral & Abbey Gardens

Bury St Edmunds Cathedral, Suffolk

In 1020, the foundations for a Benedictine Abbey on the site of St Edmundsbury Cathedral, were laid and over the centuries, the building has been developed into what is now the Cathedral of the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich. At the turn of this century, the building was finally completed, when a tower, new…

Read More
Add a Comment »