Suffolk Tourist Guide

Suffolk

Considered as one of the historic origin of England, Suffolk is non-metropolitan country located in the East Anglia and the eight largest counties in England. The county is low-lying with few hills and known for its natural beauty and unspoiled coastline.

Suffolk depicts an ideal calm and serene countryside highlighted by enthralling towns and villages. With its developed tourist spots and attractions, it can cater every needs of tourist who would like to visit Suffolk. It has a wealth of fabulous and famous heritage buildings. This makes Suffolk an ideal place to visit either for a day, a weekend break or longer holidays.

Suffolk is very popular destination for nature lovers because of its meadows and woodlands are considered as important wildlife reserves. Leisure activities like walking and picnicking are ideal in Suffolk as it has miles of stunning coast and open countryside. Cyclists will enjoy a wonderful journey with its quiet rural roads.

Some of the sightseeing attraction of Suffolk is the independent breweries like Adnams and St. Peter’s which still exist to keep the traces of historic tradition go brewing. There is the Felixstowe’s seafront attraction with a nine-hole golf course with its own theme park.
There is the Christchurch Mansion that features rooms from the period of sixteenth to the nineteenth century, collections of British pottery and porcelain tracing its history as early as 1757 and the collection of oil paintings and water-colours drawings from Suffolk local artists on seventeenth century. 

Also there is a twelfth century castle known as the Framlingham Castle. Tourists can visit also the Amber Museum specifically built to tribute the rich history of ambers.

The Fritton Lake is a perfect haven for family to relax and unwind. With its indoor children’s area and adventure playground area, the 250 acres of beautiful woodland and lake has also activities for the adults such as boating and pony rides.

While the East Point Pavilion is a glass structure patterned on an Edwardian Pavilion, it houses many restaurants and children’s play areas. 

The Henry Watson potteries have a 2000 sq feet factory shop which offers different selection of clay productions. A family-run business for almost 200 years, it has also a coffee shop dedicated for light meals.

For theatre lovers, enjoy the biggest outdoor theatre events that takes place every summer in the heart of Redlesham Forest. For a wonderful dining experience, there is the Lady Florence River Cruises that offers lunch and dinner.