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Visitor attractions in Suffolk. Suffolk has many attractions and places which should not be missed when in this county. From the fantastic war museum Duxford, to the brilliant Tudor re-enactments at Kentwell Hall in Long Melford. So to find the best places to visit in Suffolk near your location, use our What To Do in Suffolk guide to see the list in order of their distance from you.

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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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Long Melford

Long Melford, Suffolk

Rated by The Times in September 2015, as being one of the top ten most desirable villages in Britain, Long Melford is definately a village worth exploring.  As its name suggests, it’s a long village (2.5 miles) with two manor houses open to the public at one end, a magnificent church (huge, when you consider…

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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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Discover Newmarket

Horseracing in Newmarket, Suffolk

If you love horseracing, then a visit to Newmarket must be at the top of your list of things to do during your stay in Suffolk. The town lies to the far west of the county and is known as the ‘home of horseracing’.  It has the largest centre for breeding world class thoroughbred race…

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