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Suffolk

Suffolk is a county of contrasts, from seaside towns to the business centre of Ipswich and massive country manors to quaint village greens. It is a true taste of England, literally – home to small vineyards and micro breweries, farmers’ markets and artisan produce. It is what you picture in your mind when you think of old England.
Sunrise at Stonehenge

Explore our best ancient sites from Stonehenge to Sutton Hoo

We look at some of our most mysterious landmarks cared for by the National Trust

Henley Regatta. Credit: Visit Britain/Peter Beavis

What’s on in Britain in July

We can’t always rely on the British weather, but even when the sun doesn’t shine we’ve rounded up the best spots to put you in a summertime mood Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire Situated in a beautiful area…

The Gallery restaurant, complete with its minstrels’ gallery, the Swan, Lavenham. Credit: nicksmithphotography.com

Review: stay at the Swan in medieval Lavenham

An inn has stood on the site of the Swan Hotel & Spa in the medieval town of Lavenham, Suffolk, since the 15th century and today this sprawling half-timbered building is home to a luxurious…

Little Hall, Lavenham, Suffolk. Credit: VisitBritain/Richard Surman

Stunning photos of medieval Lavenham

There are few English villages as pretty as Lavenham in Suffolk, which was one of the richest towns in Tudor England

Visit Whitstable Oyster Festival

Famous for its native oysters, the charming seaside town of Whitstable celebrates the ocean’s bounty each summer

Rare retreats

From tree houses to trailers, roulottes to railway carriages, these unusual escapes offer a chance to abandon bricks and mortar without sacrificing style or comfort.

Five facts about Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten put a small seaside town on the classical music map forever after he launched Aldeburgh Festival

John Constable Deadham Vale

Suffolk: A Guide to Constable Country

Meander through a masterpiece, wander along winding riverside footpaths, discover landmarks and appreciate an unchanged landscape. Take a look at some of Suffolk’s must see spots.