We are less than 3 miles from the pretty market town of Halesworth, and a short drive away from the beautiful Suffolk Heritage Coast. Nearby visitor attractions include Minsmere Bird Reserve, Oasis Camel Park, Earsham Wetland Center and many more. Find out more below.
A rural Suffolk village nestled near the old market town of Halesworth and conveniently situated a short drive to the coastal town of Southwold and Walberswick.
We have several public footpaths and bridleways meandering across our village offering a number of walks and adventures.
The trout fishery consists of two well sheltered lakes of 1½ and 2 acres. The lakes are stocked with rainbow trout and a small quantity of browns. As there is deep water close to the banks, long casting is unnecessary.
Tel: 01986 785250
The only park in the UK where you can touch the camels! It is perfect for a family day out, with herds of camels and lots of other animals for the children to see.
Tel: 0783 6734748
Halesworth is a beautiful and quaint old market town with a small Wednesday market. It also has a good range of shops including a Co-op, a Spar, a bakery, a deli, a health food shop, an internet cafe, coffee shops, a library, an ironmongers, Barclays Bank, charity shops, a wine shop and Boots the Chemist, along with many others.
Fancy a night off from cooking? Happy House Chinese takeaway will deliver to Mill House for a small charge (Tel: 01986 872165). There is also a fish and chip shop, an Indian, a Thai and an Italian restaurant.
A centre for arts in the community which offers music, theatre, dance, comedy, cinema and workshops. The Cut also houses regular art exhibitions and has a popular café and licensed bar - the perfect place for a relaxing coffee during the day or a pre-performance evening drink.www.newcut.org
Tel: 01986 875567
RSPB Minsmere is more than just a nature reserve, it's a great day out for young and old alike. With wildlife hides and even a tree house where you can sit and relax as you watch the wide variety of wildlife. Highly Recommend.
Tel: 01728 648281
Over 26 acres of land for children to play and explore, including a picnic area that is home to chickens, turkeys, the popular Hooper Swans and other water fowl.
Tel: 01986 893470
Over 800 hundred years old, this was where Mary Tudor was proclaimed Queen of England. Walk the ramparts of the castle to enjoy stunning views or taste some Tudor inspired delights in the new café.
Tel: 03703 331181
Behind the walls of an imposing Victorian building lies one of the most modern breweries in the UK. Discover how Adnams create their award-winning beers and spirits. You can even get creative and make your very own gin!
Tel: 01502 727225
Regular boat trips take visitors out from Southwold Harbour to watch grey and common seals relaxing on the sand bank. It's not unusual for the more inquisitive seals to swim right up to the boats!www.coastalvoyager.co.uk
There are concerts to enjoy all year at Snape Maltings Concert Hall plus boutique shops, art galleries, cafes, walks and wildlife.
Tel: 01728 688303
A walking safari set in 100 acres and home to more than 80 species of animals from around Africa! Cheetahs, zebras, lions and more.
Tel: 01502 740291
Get closer to the wild at Banham Zoo! Set in 50 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens, there are more than 2000 animals to see at this award winning family attraction.
Tel: 01953 887771
Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge is one of the most significant historical sites in the UK. Excavation in 1939 revealed an Anglo-Saxon ship burial of a great king with all his incredible treasures.
Visitors can explore a reconstruction of the burial chamber and view some of the treasures, together with handcrafted replicas.
Enjoy lunch in the cafe, browse for souvenirs in the gift shop, spend time in the second-hand book shop or explore the 250 acres of beautiful Suffolk countryside.
A family run restaurant championing local producers and favouring sustainable agricultural practices. The menu changes weekly, based on the availability of seasonal and local produce.
Tel: 01986 948306
A traditional 16th Century coaching inn offering a choice of bars, a light and airy courtyard and a popular Italian restaurant.
Tel: 01986 873365
A Grade 2 listed Tudor coaching inn dating back to 1496 and set in grounds of 3/4 acre. Traditional home cooked food served, including Sunday roast.
Tel: 01986 781341
A restaurant and country pub offering traditional and modern cooking with attention to the quality and selection of ingredients. Awarded AA 2 Rosettes and featured in the Michelin and Harden's food guides. Great food!
Tel: 01379 586247
A traditional, thatched, 15th Century pub with many original features. It also has a large beer garden - perfect for sunny summer days. In the winter, cosy up in front of a real log fire.
Tel: 01502 478404
A pretty coastal town on the River Alde, famous as the home of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears and the controversial monument The Scallop by Maggi Hambling sited on the beach. A real seaside treat worth visiting.
Dunwich Heath (National Trust) and beach is in a sleepy coastal village on the Suffolk coast, once a bustling city and sea port. There are beautiful views and walks with a great museum and village pub, along with the ruins of the old priory.