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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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Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival

If you are a self-confessed foodie who would rather sample local fare than see museums, you definitely shouldn’t miss out on the annual Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival. It’s a celebration of seasonal, zero-kilometre produce that boosts the local economy, encourages people to grow and cook their own food from scratch, and provides a fantastic…

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Hedingham Castle | Castle Hedingham

Hedingham Castle

Hedingham Castle’s Norman keep, 110 feet high, is arguably the best preserved in the whole of England. Built by Aubrey de Vere, Earl of Oxford c.1140, it’s still owned by his descendants and nestles on the North Essex/South Suffolk border only an hour or so from London. There are four floors to explore, including a…

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Imperial War Museum, Duxford

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Close to the Suffolk / Cambridgeshire border, just south of Cambridge is Europe’s largest aviation museum, housing nearly 200 aircraft, military vehicles and minor naval vessels. It is a magnet for visitors and its permanent exhibition AirSpace has on display some of the most well known aircraft in the world: Lancaster, Spitfire, Concorde and Vulcan….

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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). Undergoing a massive and exciting redevelopment during 2020/2021, a brand new landmark building is creating new galleries, viewing platforms and exhibition space. The house where he was…

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