Things to Do in Suffolk

However you want to spend your time in this wonderful county, there are endless things to do in Suffolk. Choose from thrilling outdoor activities or explore iconic landmarks and attractions at your own pace.

The diverse landscape lends itself to a range of pursuits, so you are sure to find something for everyone. Suffolk is particularly popular with cyclists who want to explore the winding country lanes, valleys and dense forests. If cycling is not your thing, there are also plenty of walking and hiking trails to suit people of various abilities. But for those of you who really want to get the adrenaline flowing, Go Ape! In Thetford is a great place for children and adults with a thirst for adventure.

If you want to visit the most well known attractions in Suffolk, there are several places that are worth seeing.

Bury St Edmunds

This historic market town plays host to spectacular architecture, boutique shops, a beautiful cathedral and abbey gardens and ruins. Ickworth House makes a great day out for anyone wanting to learn more about its history.


This delightful coastal town is bustling with curious shops and restaurants, and the local museum is a fascinating place filled with local history.

Sutton Hoo

If you seriously want to delve into the past, Sutton Hoo is an impressive Anglo-Saxon royal burial site. Set among 255 acres of breathtaking countryside, it boasts incredible archaeological discoveries. Explore ancient burial sites, visit the exhibition and step inside an Edwardian house.

Ipswich Waterfront

This is a fabulous day out for visitors of all ages, with maritime attractions, boat cruises, bars and shops creating an interesting and lively atmosphere.

Suffolk’s stunning countryside makes the perfect backdrop for golf courses in the county, and golf enthusiasts will be pleased to find several excellent courses and driving ranges available during their stay here. Hintlesham Hall Golf Club is popular among visitors to the area and is entwined around streams and ditches. You can also choose from Thorpeness, Stoke-by-Nayland and Ufford Park. It’s certainly a fantastic way to see more of Suffolk’s landscape.

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