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…
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…
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:
Sutton Hoo in Woodbridge, Suffolk, is the awe-inspiring Anglo-Saxon royal burial site. If you are looking for a great day out our just want to squeeze in some cultural attractions whilst visiting Suffolk, then you should definitely check it out as it is just a short drive away from many of our romantic holiday cottages.
Nayland is turning back the clock with a 1960s Street Fayre
From 11:00am on Sunday 17th July, head over to the Anchor Inn, Nayland to begin festivities of music, street entertainment, games, stalls, fancy dress parade and more to celebrate 50 years of the Community Council. Continue reading
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.