What to do in Suffolk this August: Top 10 Events


August is a lovely time to visit Suffolk for many reasons. Dine al-fresco style in your patio / garden, enjoy BBQs, take your pet pooch to one of the many dog friendly pubs where you can relax with a Suffolk cider outside… The list goes on!

There is also a lot going on around the area this time of the year too, so we’ve highlighted 10 top things to do in Suffolk during August…

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What to do in Suffolk this October

October is a lovely time to visit Suffolk for many reasons; the scenic landscape transitions into a beautiful Autumn colours of golden and brown, award winning restaurants have updated their menus for the change of season, and on those chilly nights, it’s just perfect to cosy up in front of the open log fire in your cottage.

There is also a lot going on around the area this time of the year, so we’ve highlighted some great things to do during October…


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What To Do When Visiting Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh is totally devoid of deckchairs, candy floss, amusement arcades and flashing lights. The beach is long and shingly with sandy areas at low tide, and it is still very much a fishing town with a large marina ending in a massive Martello Tower.

The seaside town is crammed with fabulous restaurants, great pubs, boutique shops, quaint architecture, a vibrant arts scene and some great local fishing boats; which will sell you a freshly caught lobster or sea bass from their beach huts.

Lots of exploring is on offer too, with museums, castles, interesting arts & crafts shops and beautiful artwork such as Maggi Hamblings famous shell sculpture on the pebble beach.

It takes under ten minutes from our cottages to reach the prettiest seaside town in England. Our holiday cottages near Aldeburgh feature Cissy’s Cottage, Laundry Cottage, Queenies Cottage & Wren Cottage.

Below we’ve summarised five of the top things to do when visiting Aldeburgh:

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Tudor Re-enactment at Kentwell Hall

This coming weekend (Sat 28 May – Mon 30 May) and over next week (Tue 31 May – Fri 3 June) Kentwell Hall are going to be performing their famous Tudor re-enactments – if you’ve never been to one, then this is an absolute must!

Kentwell Hall is privately owned and has made a specialism of ‘living history’ recreations. There are up to 350 Tudor actors living the life and through doing so bringing to life this fabulous Tudor Stately Home; the busy kitchens are amazing.

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