Unique Gifts and Days Out in SuffolkNestled neatly within the borders of Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex, and the North Sea lies the historic county of Suffolk. Blessed with low-lying farmland and countryside stretching as far as the eye can see, bustling medieval market towns, and 50 miles of glorious coastline, the list of places to explore in Suffolk is all but limitless! Visitors seeking a rural retreat can follow in the footsteps of Constable and Gainsborough for a ramble through the awe-inspiring landscapes, sporting enthusiasts can visit the home of Horse Racing at Newmarket, whilst those seeking a little adventure can experience the adrenaline-pumping thrills of Skydiving, Track Days, and Water Sports. Whoever you are and whatever you enjoy in life, you can bet that you’ll leave Suffolk feeling truly revitalised…if you ever leave at all!
Those looking for a historical day out will be spoilt for choice in Suffolk - with attractions ranging from the ancient Anglo-Saxon ship burial at Sutton Hoo, to the atmospheric Abbey ruins of Leiston and Bury St Edmunds, and the crenelated battlements of Framlingham and Orford Castles, to the 800-year-old Tide Mill at Woodbridge – there is a Suffolk heritage site suited to all ages and interests.
Likewise, visitors to the stunning Suffolk coastline simply could not ask for more. Whether you are planning on hitting the popular tourist hotspots for a family day out at Felixstowe, and a trip to the amusements of Southwold Pier, or would prefer to take to the waves for a Surfing Lesson on a more secluded sandy beach, there is coastal adventure just waiting to be had by all. The chilly waters of the North Sea also make for wonderful fishing grounds so be sure to stop off at a fish hut or Oysterage to indulge in the catch of the day.
If it is an overnight break that you are after then the best places to stay are…well everywhere to be honest! From 5-star boutique hotels in the historic town of Bury St Edmunds or the bustling county town of Ipswich, to quirky countryside campsites, and cosy coastal cottages – you’ll find exactly what you need to recharge your batteries, here in Suffolk. And with such lush landscapes surrounding it’s towns and villages, it is no wonder that Suffolk is a producer of some of the UKs finest foods, so make sure you take the time to explore this county’s culinary delights and locally produced tipples at a country pub or brewhouse.
The friendly locals, vibrant market towns, wide expanses of outdoor landscapes, and stunning coastlines, are what make Suffolk such a brilliant holiday destination. The list of activity days out and things to do is almost unlimited so whether you are looking to arrange an experience day for yourself, or treat a loved one to a unique experience gift, you’ll find the answer here.