Places to visit and interesting things to do
We are surrounded by picturesque villages & Suffolk wool towns such as Clare, Long Melford & Lavenham.
Some 12 miles away finds Bury St Edmunds, an important market town with a richly fascinating heritage, the striking combination of medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares & glorious Cathedral & Abbey Gardens. Visit the Athenaeum, Moyse’s Hall, the Greene King brewery or Theatre Royal. There is plenty of retail therapy & excellent choice of cafes & restaurants along with Britain’s smallest pub, The Nutshell. Market days are Wednesdays & Saturdays.
Flat racing enthusiasts will love Newmarket, abundant racing stables & stud farms, The National Horseracing Museum & Jockey Club, along with Spring racing at the Rowley Mile, Summer racing at the July Course & Autumn racing at the Rowley Mile. Ask Louise or Hugh for the fixture list.
Visit nearby Cambridge for architecture & heritage, theatres, museums, galleries & attractions, punting tours & bicycling.
Constable Country & the beautiful Dedham Vale
Open air Shakespeare at Castle Hedingham & Cambridge colleges
Audley End House & Gardens
Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury