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SUFFOLK C AST VISITOR GUIDE 2012

Classic Coastal Towns FAMILY-FRIENDLY RESORTS

Suffolk Coast & Heaths THE SOUTHERN BROADS


CONTENTS Our friendly and experienced staff are here to make your holiday more enjoyable! There are five Tourist Information Centres located around The Suffolk Coast to give you all the information you need to enjoy your stay. Aldeburgh Tourist Information Centre 48 High Street, Aldeburgh, IP15 5AB

ABOUT THE SUFFOLK COAST Welcome Beautiful Beaches Coast & Countryside The Broads & Waveney Valley Arts & Heritage Family Fun Days Out Food & Drink

DESTINATIONS

Email: ftic@suffolkcoastal.gov.uk

Aldeburgh Beccles Bungay Felixstowe Framlingham Halesworth Lowestoft & Oulton Broad Southwold & Walberswick Woodbridge

Lowestoft Tourist Information Centre

ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS

East Point Pavilion, Royal Plain, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0AP

Attractions Festivals & Events

Tel: 01502 533600

USEFUL INFORMATION

Email: touristinfo@waveney.gov.uk

Gradings & Access Information

Tel: 01728 453637 Email: atic@suffolkcoastal.gov.uk Felixstowe Tourist Information Centre 91 Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 2AF Tel: 01394 276770

Southwold Tourist Information Centre 69 High Street, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6DS Tel: 01502 724729 Email: southwold.tic@waveney.gov.uk Woodbridge Tourist Information Centre Station Buildings, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 4AJ Tel: 01394 382240 Email: wtic@suffolkcoastal.gov.uk

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Birdwatching at Minsmere

Golfing at Aldeburgh

Sailing on the Deben

Partying at Latitude

Crabbing at Walberswick

Concert at Snape Maltings

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ACCOMMODATION Aldeburgh The Waveney Valley including Beccles, Bungay and Halesworth

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Felixstowe Framlingham Lowestoft Southwold Woodbridge Area Map

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Dining out in Southwold

Cycling in Rendlesham Forest

or simply relaxing in your Suffolk Cottage Holiday home!

There’s an endless list of great things to do in Suffolk. But you need an ideal base to get the most from your visit. Suffolk Cottage Holidays offers a wide range of accommodation to suit every need. So get your skates on and book with us today!

www.thesuffolkcoast.co.uk www.visit-sunrisecoast.co.uk Opening hours varying according to TIC and season. Our TIC’s offer a range of services including accommodation bookings, local and national tourist information, transport information and tickets, gifts, maps and local souvenirs.

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Welcome to

THE SUFFOLK COAST The Suffolk Coast with its big open skies is a breath of fresh air. Stretching from Felixstowe in the south, to Lowestoft in the north, the Suffolk Coast has 79 miles of stunning coastline with beautiful beaches of fine golden sand and rolling shingle encompassing both Heritage Coast and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Moving inland, the setting changes with beautiful countryside, The Broads ‘Britain’s Magical Waterland’ and charming market towns for you to discover. The rich and varied landscape from the coastal towns and villages to the picturesque countryside offers visitors a wonderful variety of experiences. Whether you want to build sand castles and sample locally caught fish, take a leisurely cruise along The Broads or take a peaceful walk and discover some of Britain’s rarest wildlife, the Suffolk Coast has that and plenty more to offer. Our charming seaside towns are great for family holidays and our picture postcard villages are tranquil places to stay. On your travels you will find unique churches, historic castles, stately homes, Anglo-Saxon burial sites, floating museums, award-winning piers, unique festivals and much more besides. The Suffolk Coast provides an ideal destination for a holiday or short-break at any time of the year. Aldeburgh Beach www.thesuffolkcoast.co.uk www.visit-sunrisecoast.co.uk

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Beautiful

BEACHES

Relax and Enjoy Our Award Winning Beaches

Felixstowe Ferry Southwold Beach

Quality Coast Award

‘Scallop’ by Maggi Hambling


Home to 79 miles of picturesque coastline, our beaches and coastline provide something for everyone. With a mix of sandy, shingle and award winning beaches, they provide the ideal base for making sand castles, playing games and having fun in the sea! Relax and unwind as you sit on the promenades at Felixstowe, Lowestoft and Southwold, watching the world go by as you take in the wonderful coastal views. Colourful, traditional beach huts can be hired on a daily, weekly or seasonal basis throughout the summer months Lifeguards keep a watchful eye over the resort beaches at Lowestoft and Southwold, from late May to early September. They also act as lost children meeting points and First Aid points should you need them. Getting away from it all, the picturesque rural beaches of Pakefield, Kessingland, Dunwich, Sizewell, Shingle Street and Thorpeness are ideal if you enjoy walks along the shoreline, wandering through the dunes or just relaxing and soaking up the sun in peaceful surroundings.

Beach Huts

USEFUL INFORMATION Lowestoft Beach Hut Rental Tel 01502 569116 Southwold Beach Hut Rental Tel 01502 723292 Felixstowe Beach Hut Rental Tel 01394 276770 For those wanting to bring their dogs with them, information can be found at: www.waveney.gov.uk/sites/scripts/download. php?fileID=1055 www.suffolkcoastal.gov.uk/tourism/ dogsonbeaches

FOR BEACH AWARD INFORMATION: www.keepbritaintidy.org/www.qualitycoast.org www.blueflag.org/

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Coast &

COUNTRYSIDE With stunning scenery, idyllic villages and beautiful rolling countryside, the wonderfully diverse landscape of the Suffolk Coast is perfect for all forms of outdoor recreation. The numerous rivers and their estuaries are teeming with wildlife during Autumn and Spring when many thousands of wading birds and wildfowl can be seen on the marshes, reed beds and coastal lagoons, including more unusual birds such as the Bittern, Marsh Harrier and the Avocet. The Broads also offer miles of peaceful waterways to explore. With extensive open land and superb long distance walks, the area has routes for both experienced walkers and those wishing to take things at a more leisurely pace. With no traffic queues or timetables to keep to and a gently rolling landscape, cycling and horse riding also provide wonderful ways to explore this part of the county. Passenger ferry boats link routes across some of the estuaries for cyclists and walkers.

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Much of this coastal area is included within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) - one of Britain’s finest landscapes. It covers 150 square miles of countryside, including lowland coastal scenery, wildlife-rich wetlands and the historic Sandlings Heath.

The countryside trails and coastal walks provide the perfect escape to nature.

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Boating at Thorpeness


Benacre Herringfleet Mill

Kessingland Beach


The Broads &

WAVENEY VALLEY

Cycling, Beccles Beccles

Boating on the Broads

St Peter’s Hall & Brewery


‘Britain’s Magical Waterland’ with miles of beautiful rivers and inland waterways is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Peace, tranquillity and unspoilt landscapes are in abundance as you meander at your leisure, past the fens and grazing marshes teeming with rare plants and wildlife. A number of river tours and day boats are available throughout the area, all offering their own individual experience to explore the breathtaking scenery these amazing waterways have to offer. For those visiting the area by boat there are a number of harbours, marinas and moorings available that offer excellent facilities and are within easy reach of amenities. Running through the border between Norfolk and Suffolk, The Waveney Valley is an unspoilt haven linking the Brecks to the Broads. What could be better than relaxing in the tranquil surroundings of this beautiful river valley, walking through gentle hills and rolling countryside, and exploring the market towns and idyllic villages.

The Broads & Waveney Valley offer a beautiful natural landscape, awash with nature reserves and acres of wildlife habitat making it a haven for bird watchers and those wishing to get a little closer to nature. Along with the historic market towns and villages, they provide a wonderful opportunity for sightseeing, walking, cycling, fishing, watersports and many other leisure activities.

Explore the tranquil surroundings of this beautiful river valley.

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Herringfleet Church Holy Trinity Church, Bungay

Sutton Hoo

The Marina Theatre & Cinema

Woodbridge Tide Mill


Arts &

HERITAGE The area boasts a wide selection of cultural activity, whether its film, art, music, sculpture or crafts, your senses will be indulged during a visit to this charming part of the country. The Suffolk Coast is steeped in rich history and has famously inspired many artists, filmmakers and writers. Collections and displays range from the world famous Lowestoft Porcelain to one of the greatest archaeological finds of our time at Sutton Hoo. The Lowestoft and North Suffolk Maritime Museum sheds a fascinating insight into the area’s rich maritime history. Aviation is celebrated at the Flixton Aviation Museum, Debach and Parham Airfields and Bentwaters Cold War Museum. 200 years of local, social and industrial history are on display at the Long Shop Museum, Leiston, and there are a number of windmills, an 18th century Post Mill at Saxtead and the Woodbridge Tide Mill – one of the last working tide mills in the country. Somerleyton Hall with its wonderful gardens,

East Anglia Transport Museum

Orford Castle

including a hedge maze, and Bawdsey Manor, are splendid houses worth investigation. Aldeburgh is world-renowned for the Aldeburgh Festival together with the Snape Proms. The Henham Estate near Southwold hosts the hugely popular Latitude Festival. Other festivals include Art on the Prom, the Drama Festival in Felixstowe, Arts Framlingham Summer Festival, Saxmundham Arts Festival, Yoxfest, Aldeburgh Poetry Festival and Southwold’s Way with Words. Theatre and cinema lovers will enjoy the wide choice of entertainment on offer at Southwold Picture Palace, Aldeburgh Cinema, Leiston Film Theatre or the Riverside Theatre, Woodbridge. The Bungay Fisher Theatre and The Cut in Halesworth, Lowestoft Marina Theatre and the Spa Pavilion Theatre, Felixstowe attract a wealth of well-known performers.

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Family Fun

DAYS OUT Days out on the Suffolk Coast provide a range of exciting experiences from action and adventure to wonderful relaxation offering something to suit everybody. At Africa Alive! The Plains of Africa await you at this family friendly safari park. Meet giraffes, rhinos and zebras with a jeep tour of the paddock or view the lions up close from the lion lookout.

Amusement Park which will keep all the family entertained.

Children will love the opportunity to get close to the animals at Easton Farm Park or Pets Corner and if wildlife is your passion, then the local Wildlife Trust and RSPB Minsmere host a number of events throughout the year.

A visit to Snape Maltings will keep all the family happy, with shops and galleries, local produce, farmers markets, and a year round programme of arts and music events all in a beautiful setting on the edge of the River Alde.

Why not take a blast out to sea on a fun filled boat ride or, if you prefer something more relaxing, you can unwind on a river cruise from Aldeburgh, hire a day boat at Oulton Broad or canoe along the Waveney Valley.

The Suffolk Coast is a year round destination with many activities and attractions open throughout the year, which along with children’s indoor play areas and a great choice of leisure centres will keep you entertained whatever the weather.

Why not pay a visit to Southwold’s award winning pier, with its unusual water clock and Under the Pier Show.

Not for the fainthearted is ‘Wipeout’, East Anglia’s largest roller coaster, or take a trip to Mannings

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Pakefield Riding School Outing

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Pleasurewood Hills


Easton Farm Park Africa Alive

Snape Maltings


Kessingland Waterfront Restaurant Southwold Harbour

Enjoying local seafood


Food &

DRINK From superb fresh fish straight from the quayside, to delicious rare-breed pork, from tiny micro breweries to local smokehouses and the oysters that Suffolk is famous for. The quality and variety of produce in Suffolk is as good as you’ll find anywhere. Food in Suffolk is taken very seriously. Locally produced drink is a speciality – why not enjoy a pint of ale brewed at the world famous Adnams of Southwold or St Peter’s Brewery near Bungay or a pint of Victoria bitter from Earl Soham? For wine enthusiasts, a visit to Shawsgate Vineyard near Framlingham or Wissett Wines at Valley Farm Vineyards is a must. Also on offer is a chance to sample and purchase local, traditionally produced apple juices and cider at the Suffolk Apple Juice and Cider Place at Ilketshall St. Lawrence. The Suffolk Coast also hosts a number of local farmers markets and local food and drink festivals, which are held throughout the year.

St Peter’s Brewery

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ALDEBURGH

‘Scallop’ by Maggi Hambling

House in the Clouds, Thorpeness

Aldeburgh Beach Aldeburgh is a fashionable resort, which retains its old world charm. Fishermen still pull their boats up onto the beach and sell their catch from huts nearby. The Moot Hall which houses the town’s museum, is a focal point with its ancient timbers and outside staircase. The Town Steps just off the High Street, offer a view over the town and out to sea. There are many independent shops and in June there is the Aldeburgh Festival of Music and the Arts, which was begun by the composer Benjamin Britten. Many of the events are held in Aldeburgh with the larger concerts and recitals held in nearby Snape Maltings Concert Hall.

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Thorpeness is just two miles along the coast. From the beach you can see the “House in the Clouds” and windmill. The Meare offers excitement for children as they can row out to fairytale islands and explore! The RSPB’s flagship reserve at Minsmere is four miles from Aldeburgh and the National Trust’s Dunwich Heath is just eight miles away with the beautiful ruins of Leiston Abbey and the Long Shop Museum nearby.

A charming seaside resort with art and cultural influence.


BECCLES

Beccles Town Centre

Beccles Lido

Beccles Situated inland on the River Waveney, Beccles sits at the southern point of the Broads, offering visitors a peaceful haven to relax and unwind. Beccles offers a wealth of diversity, combining history with modern day culture and a unique shopping experience, with the town’s independent retailers all offering a variety of services that are complemented by the weekly market. The town has an interesting history with many fascinating landmarks including the church tower, which at 97 feet tall offers spectacular views of the town and surrounding area. A visit to the town’s museum situated within the 16th century Leman House is a must.

The popular quayside area is home to several events including the annual town carnival & regatta and nearby the ‘Beccles Lido’, the town’s outdoor heated swimming pool, is a great day out for all the family. Beccles also offers an exceptional eating and drinking experience with many local pubs, restaurants and delicatessens and for those wishing to sample some of the local produce and tastes, the twice-monthly farmers market is a must.

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BUNGAY

Bungay Shops

Bungay Castle

Bungay Town Centre Bungay is an oasis for those wanting to explore the more tranquil part of the Southern Broads. The quiet roads, rivers and countryside provide the perfect opportunity to explore by cycling, walking or even canoeing. Primarily built around the remains of the ancient Norman castle, the local landscape is dominated by the tower of St Mary’s Church. You can’t miss the famous Buttercross, once used as a prison but nowadays home to the weekly market. These and many other sights can be visited by following the Bungay Town Trail. Theatre and film lovers will love the renovated Fisher Theatre, a 19th century building on Broad Street, offering a wide programme of activities and 18

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events as well as housing a café. With a tempting array of individual specialist and antique shops, a unique shopping experience awaits visitors to Bungay and when you’re ready for a break, you will find plenty of choice in Bungay’s restaurants, cafes and tearooms. The Bungay Real Ale Trail provides a great opportunity to sample a range of local ales, with eight of the original thirtythree 20th century drinking houses still open today.

Explore a tranquil part of the Southern Broads.


FELIXSTOWE

Felixstowe Beach Felixstowe Have a great day out in Felixstowe and take advantage of the wide range of attractions this traditional resort has to offer. With a Victorian/ Edwardian influence, the town offers architectural interest and the extensive Spa Gardens line its long promenade, which is level with the sand and shingle beach. The resort is home to the Spa Pavilion Theatre, an independent cinema, a leisure centre and there are a wide range of amusements and children’s activities along the seafront. At Felixstowe Ferry, the foot/cycle ferry crosses the Deben estuary to Bawdsey, the home of Radar. There are many interesting walks along this stretch of coast and the area is ideal for bird watching.

Landguard Peninsular is home to a nature reserve, bird observatory, the historic fort and Felixstowe Museum as well as a foot ferry that links Felixstowe to Shotley and Harwich. The popular viewpoint area enables you to watch the biggest container ships in the world going in and out of the ports of Harwich and Felixstowe. Felixstowe is a truly traditional seaside resort that is perfect for visitors of all ages to discover.

A traditional resort, with a range of attractions.

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FRAMLINGHAM

Framlingham Castle Dating back to Anglo Saxon times, Framlingham is an attractive market town, dominated by a 12th century Fortress. The Mere alongside Framlingham Castle is managed by Suffolk Wildlife Trust and a circular footpath enables visitors to see wild flowers and wildlife. Framlingham church has parts dating from the 11th century. A beautiful hammerbeam roof and impressive tombs of the Howards make it worth a visit. The Market Hill contains a number of different period houses and the town has a selection of restaurants, pubs and cafĂŠs to suit a range of budgets and tastes.

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The award winning Shawsgate Vineyard nearby, offers wine tasting, tours and a children’s play area and has a retail outlet for their range of wines, ciders and non-alcoholic grape juices.

Explore this market town and marvel at its heritage.


HALESWORTH

Halesworth Church

Halesworth is a charming market town, which prides itself on a cultural blend of the arts, locally produced food, wines and small independent shops. The Cut is an urban sized centre for the arts with a year round programme of events while the Steeple End Gallery provides an attractive space for displaying contemporary paintings, sculpture, ceramics and textiles. Housed in the original railway buildings, the Halesworth and District Museum tells the story of the historic life of the town, with the Halesworth Town Trail providing the ideal opportunity to explore the town’s past including the 15th century Saxon Church.

Halesworth

Stretching along the banks of the River Blyth, Halesworth’s Millennium Green is rich with wildlife and flowers, providing two circular walks of up to two miles. The town also has a bowling green and an 18 hole golf course. Halesworth is a haven for food lovers, with its monthly produce market offering some of the finest foods from around the region. Complementing that, is wine from the local vineyard, where you can take a tour to see how it is produced.

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LOWESTOFT & OULTON BROAD Lowestoft - Heart of The Sunrise Coast - is Britain’s most easterly town and is an ideal holiday destination for all ages.

Lowestoft Claremont Pier

Oulton Broad

Lowestoft Beach Lowestoft seafront provides a traditional seaside experience with Blue Flag award winning sandy beaches, donkey rides, Victorian seafront gardens, Royal Plain Fountains, two piers and more. The seafront also plays host to the annual Lowestoft Seafront Air Festival. The town is home to a wide range of quality attractions and things to do from museums depicting the town’s rich maritime links, wildlife and theme parks, a stately home, traditional smokehouses, The Marina Theatre which is home to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and much more providing something for everyone. As the southern gateway to The Broads, ‘Britain’s 22

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Magical Waterland’, Oulton Broad provides the perfect opportunity to explore and enjoy one of the region’s highlights. Right at the centre of Oulton Broad you will find the Green Flag winning Nicholas Everitt Park, where you can sit back and relax to the sound of a brass band concert on a summer Sunday afternoon, enjoy the thrills of Thursday night powerboat racing or explore the Lowestoft Museum at Broad House, which houses an impressive collection of Lowestoft Porcelain. On the edge of Oulton Broad is Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve with more than 100 acres of grazing marsh and fen creating a haven for many different species of wildlife, plants and insects.


SOUTHWOLD & WALBERSWICK Nestled alongside the beautiful Suffolk Coastline, sitting on either side of the Blyth estuary, are Southwold and Walberswick.

Southwold Beach Huts

Gun Hill

Southwold Pier Southwold is the quintessential seaside resort with its simplicity in character and traditional nature creating the perfect haven from the demands of a modern society.

The High Street is the perfect location for some retail therapy alongside cafés and restaurants that serve quality food, exquisitely cooked and washed down with ale brewed at the local Adnams brewery.

The award-winning beach runs alongside rows of the famous Southwold beach huts, gleaming in the sunshine in their vibrant colours. The pier houses gift shops, a boardwalk cafe and the bizarre ‘Under the Pier Show’.

Take in the sights of the harbour and walk along the banks of the River Blyth, where you will find the bridge or foot ferry that will take you across the estuary to Walberswick.

The town is steeped in maritime history and its museum and Sailor’s Reading Room provide an insight into the town’s past. Maritime success relied upon the beacon from the Lighthouse, built in 1890 and standing an impressive 101 feet above the town.

Surrounded by heath and marshland sits the beautiful village of Walberswick. With its village green, tea rooms, pubs, craft, art and gift shops, you can wander at your leisure, watching local fisherman land their catch or indulge in crabbing off the bridge or riverbanks, a favourite pastime for visitors and locals alike. www.thesuffolkcoast.co.uk www.visit-sunrisecoast.co.uk

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WOODBRIDGE

Fine Food Co

Orford Sailing

Woodbridge Tide Mill The market town of Woodbridge nestles at the head of the tidal reaches of the river Deben and contains many fine buildings, including the picturesque Tide Mill. The Suffolk Punch Heavy Horse Museum is a unique attraction dedicated to the Suffolk breed. Close by is the Anglo-Saxon burial ground of Sutton Hoo – one of the most significant archaeological discoveries ever made. The river is ideal for yachting and the attractive riverside area boasts restaurants and a theatre. River trips offer a different perspective for the visitor and the town itself hosts many independent shops, cafés, pubs and restaurants, offering a shopping experience which is just that little bit different. 24

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In the surrounding area, the delightful town of Orford has retained its historic charm. The town’s famous oysters are harvested from the Butley River. The 12th century Norman Castle provides an impressive sight and Orford Ness, the largest vegetated shingle spit in Europe, is protected by the National Trust. RSPB Havergate Island bird sanctuary is famed for its Avocets.

An attractive riverside town steeped in history.


ATTRACTIONS Long Shop Museum

Main Street, Leiston, IP16 4ES t +44 (0) 1728 832189 f 01728 832189 e longshop@care4free.net w www.longshopmuseum.co.uk

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RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve

Westleton, Saxmundham, Suffolk IP17 3BY t +44 (0) 1728 648281 f 01728 648770 e minsmere@rspb.org.uk w www.rspb.org.uk/minsmere

Discover the natural beauty of the Suffolk coast as you stroll around our coastal, woodland and wetland walks surrounded by an amazing variety of wildlife. Our exciting Minsmere Discover Nature Project opens at Easter 2012: look out for the new family discovery area, expanded tearoom and fully accessible new Island Mere Hide. Join us for a guided walk or family event, enjoy a delicious meal in the tearoom, or visit the RSPB shop.

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Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant

Depart From: Orford Quay, Orford IP12 2NU Postal Address: PO Box 297, Woodbridge IP12 9ER t +44 (0) 7831 698298 e info@lady-florence.co.uk w www.lady-florence.co.uk

Calm water river cruises from Orford, with fine dining aboard. Sail past National Trust’s Orford Ness, RSPB’s Havergate and Aldeburgh. Morning brunches, a la carte lunches, summer dinners and Autumn cocktail sunsets. Imaginative menus with fresh local produce. Choose aboard. Full bar. Informative commentary. Maximum of 12 passengers. All year including Christmas Day, regardless of weather and tides. Smoking allowed on deck. EADT Tourism 2009 best day out in Suffolk 2011 Finalist in Best Small Attraction & Customer Service categories

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Oasis Camel Centre

Orchard Farm, Linstead, Halesworth, Suffolk IP19 0DT m +44 (0) 7836 734748 e info@oasiscamelcentre.co.uk w www.oasiscamelcentre.co.uk

Manning’s Amusement Park

Sea Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 2DN t +44 (0) 1394 282370 e info@manningsamusements.co.uk w www.manningsamusements.co.uk

Situated adjacent to the B1123, six miles north west of Halesworth and six miles south east of Harleston. A fantastic family fun day out for all. Meet camels, llamas, alpacas and a host of other friendly farm animals. Other attractions include play areas, crazy golf, bouncy castle, mini maze and cafe. Open daily 10.30am to 5.00pm. Saturday March 31st to Sunday November 4th.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum

The Street, Flixton, Near Bungay Suffolk NR35 1NZ t +44 (0) 1986 896644 e nsam.flixton@tesco.net w www.aviationmuseum.net

ADMISSION FREE. Themed buildings for: RAF Bomber Command, 446th Bomb Group USAAF, Royal Observer Corps, RAF Air-Sea Rescue & Coastal Command. 60+ Historic Aircraft. Indoor exhibitions both civil and military from the pioneer years, through World War I to the present day. Adair Walk Nature trail, shop, refreshments, picnic tables. Open April - Oct Sun to Thurs 10am-5pm. Nov - March Sun, Tues, Wed 10am - 4pm. 15 Dec - 15 Jan Closed.

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VALLEY FARM VINEYARDS

Wissett, Halesworth, Suffolk IP19 0JJ Tel: 01986 785535 Web: www.wissettwines.com Enjoy a free tour of the vineyards while the children admire the alpacas grazing in the paddock, then taste our wide range of quality still and sparkling wines in our spacious Visitor Centre. Open daily from 10am to 6pm. You can stay on the vineyard too, in “Noah’s Ark” self-catering cottage (sleeps 8+2) from £515 per week VB ★ ★ ★ ★

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Lowestoft Maritime Museum

Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 1XG t +44 (0) 1502 561963 e peter@lowestoftmaritimemuseum.org.uk w www.lowestoftmaritimemuseum.org.uk

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Pakefield Riding School Tess Hardy MBE

Pakefield Riding School, Carlton Road Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0ND t +44 (0) 1502 572257 f 01502 537635 e teresalaws@hotmail.com w www.pakefieldridingschool.co.uk

somerleyton hall and gardens

All you need for a perfect day out

• Established Since 1946 • BHS and ARBS approved • Indoor and outdoor schools • 30 well mannered horses and ponies • Friendly tuition by qualified staff • Rides along the beach and in the countryside Contact Teresa Laws Pleasantly situated close to the countryside and the sea within Kirkley on convenient bus route which passes the school entrance. The Pakefield Riding School is ideally suited to cater for all ages and stages.

Take in the splendour of the Hall, explore the magnificent gardens, lose yourself in our famous 1846 yew hedge maze, then relax in our traditional tea rooms. Open Tues & Thurs 5 April – 27 Sept Tues, Weds, Thurs, Suns 17 July – 9 Sept.

0871 222 4244 www.somerleyton.co.uk

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Southwold Boating Lake & Tea Room

Penny & David Ball, North Road, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6BN t +44 (0) 7771 781739 & 07917 700539 e info@southwoldboatinglake&tearoom.co.uk w www.southwoldboatinglake&tearoom.co.uk

This traditional seaside boating lake has paddle boats and rowing boats for hire. A 1940s-style traditional tea hut serves light lunches, cream teas, ice cream and made-to-order sandwiches. Fresh flowers, Lloyd Loom Chairs and plenty of magazines to read. Other facilities include picnic huts for hire, and a model boat pond, Dogs are welcome.

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Lowestoft’s splendid Edwardian Marina Theatre has been at the cultural heart of the town for over 100 years. The Marina regularly hosts major West End and touring musicals, comedy and drama as well as first class international ballet & opera. Some of the biggest stars of both stage and screen regularly appear, in addition the venue boasts one of Suffolk’s most popular full scale professional pantomimes. Since 2005 the Marina Theatre has been the East Anglian Residence of the World Renowned ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA and also boasts a hugely popular CINEMA with one of the regions biggest screens.

For more information check out our website at www.marinatheatre.co.uk or call our box office on 01502 533200 for more details.

Ye Olde Bell & Steelyard A warm welcome awaits you at this beautiful historic building dating from the reign of Henry VIII (1540 AD). We specialise in traditional home made food using fresh local produce and are famous for our pies and fish ‘n’ chips. There is a choice of quality real ale with weekly guest beers; plus Suffolk cyder and excellent wine at reasonable prices. Pets and children welcome. Live music every weekend.

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2012 Events &

FESTIVALS SPRING March 9th-11th Aldeburgh Literary Festival Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh

1st-31st Snape Proms 18th-19th Beccles Carnival 23rd-24th Thorpeness Regatta & Fireworks

April

AUTUMN

6th-8th Aldeburgh Music Easter Festival Snape

September

6th-9th Easter Fun Fair Felixstowe

15th-16th Henham Steam Rally

13th-14th English Touring Opera Snape

15th-16th Maritime Woodbridge

May

29th-30th Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival

6th Historic Vehicle Rally Felixstowe

October

6th-7th Suffolk Game & Country Fair Glemham Hall

13th-28th Halesworth Arts Festival

3rd-13th High Tide Festival The Cut Halesworth May-Sept Powerboat Racing Oulton Broad 13th Wings and Wheels Henham Park 27th Dragon Boat Festival Oulton Broad

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6th-9th Heritage Open Days

WINTER November 8th-12th Southwold Ways with Words Festival Full details will be available in our What’s On Guide, published in May 2012.

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CINEMA Wherever you are on the Suffolk Coast, you are rarely more than half an hour away from performing arts productions, quality cinemas and excellent cultural facilities.

THEATRE & CINEMA USEFUL INFORMATION Aldeburgh Cinema, Aldeburgh T: 01728 452996 www.aldeburghcinema.co.uk Electric Picture Palace, Southwold T: 07815 769565 www.southwold.ws/cinema Felixstowe Spa Theatre, Felixstowe T: 01394 282126 www.thespapavillion.org Fisher Theatre, Bungay T: 01986 895367 www.fishertheatre.org Hollywood Cinema, Lowestoft T: 01502 564567 www.hollywoodcinemas.net

Latitude Festival

Marina Theatre, Lowestoft T: 01502 533200 www.marinatheatre.co.uk New Cut, Halesworth T: 01986 873285 www.newcut.org Palace Cinema, Felixstowe T: 01394 671330 www.felixstowecinema.com Riverside Theatre, Woodbridge T: 01394 382174 www.theriverside.co.uk Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft T: 01502 589726 www.theseagull.co.uk Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh T: 01728 687100 www.aldeburgh.co.uk

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ACCESS INFORMATION

GRADING INFORMATION All of the accommodation featured in this brochure has been quality assessed or has applied for a rating by Visit Britain or the AA, who provide a nationally recognised and standardised inspection scheme, giving visitors the assurance that their chosen accommodation will be of a certain standard.

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INFORMATION FOR VISITORS WITH DISABILITIES Accommodation that display the signs shown below are committed to accessibility. When you see one of the symbols, you can be sure that the accommodation has been thoroughly assessed against demanding criteria. If you have any additional needs or special requirements of any kind, we strongly recommend that you make sure these can be met by your chosen establishment before confirming your booking.

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ALDEBURGH and surrounding area Serviced Accommodation

Field End Guest House

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1 Kings Road, Leiston, IP16 4DA t +44 (0) 1728 833527 e herbert@herbertwood.wanadoo.co.uk w www.fieldendbedandbreakfast.co.uk

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A comfortable, newly refurbished Edwardian house, south of the town, conveniently placed for touring the Suffolk Heritage Coast - Woodbridge to Southwold. 3 miles from RSPB Minsmere and Aldeburgh - 5 miles from Snape. Full breakfast menu in our guest dining room/lounge. Beautifully appointed bedrooms. Lounge and bedrooms are available all day. Full central heating - double glazed. Open all year. Guide dogs accepted. 1 ground floor bedroom. PRICES FROM Single from £35, Double/twin from £65, Family from £85.

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White House Farm is a large modernised homely farmhouse with ample parking. Bed & Breakfast accommodation provided all year, 3 large Guest rooms, 1 double en-suite, 1 double and 1 twin. Full English breakfast with free range eggs included. Vegetarians catered for. Children are welcome and dogs by prior arrangement. All rooms have DVD TV, Hairdryer, Complimentary Toiletries, Tea & Coffee making facilities. Guests are welcome to use the garden. We are centrally located for Minsmere and the surrounding area. A warm and friendly welcome awaits you. PRICES FROM

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2 miles from Snape Maltings and 7 from Aldeburgh we are ideally situated for all Suffolk Coastal attractions. Swimming pool during the summer season. Steep stairs could be difficult for some. PRICES FROM £32 per person per night

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Convenient for the Heritage Coast (Southwold, Dunwich, Minsmere, Snape, Aldeburgh) and rural Suffolk. Attractively furnished. Spacious lounge/diner/kitchen (dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, microwave etc). Panoramic parkland views. Own grounds on 120 acre estate. Sleeps 4, one double, one twin. Large patio. Linen, heat, light included. Parking. PRICES FROM £360 per week

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A detached house located in quiet seaside village, with garden and garage. Sleeps four in the main house and two in the annexe. Close to beach, the Dolphin Inn and the Meare. Near to Minsmere Bird Reserve and Snape Maltings Concert Hall. Central heating, wood burning stove, fitted kitchen. No pets. PRICES FROM from £425 per week in low season to £990 per week in peak season

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A gas centrally heated cottage situated just 1 mile from Thorpeness and 3 miles from Aldeburgh where you can find many good restaurants. Sleeps 4 in two bedrooms (one double and one twin). The cottage also has a sitting room with log burner, dining room, kitchen, downstairs bathroom and a second sitting room overlooking the rear garden (with patio table and chairs). Parking for 2 cars.

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Set in an area of ‘Outstanding Natural Beauty’, Chapel Barn Lodges is a true rural retreat, offering peace, beauty and comfort and yet within minutes of the outstanding restaurants, shops and galleries of Aldeburgh. Beaches are within walking distance through the RSPB’s North Warren Reserve. Lodges are spacious, fully centrally heated with modern contemporary interiors and come generously equipped. PRICES FROM £420 per week

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Delightfully positioned in open countryside, Rose and Stable Cottage offer peace and tranquillity under wide Suffolk skies. Converted to a high standard, from Victorian stables, they sit within 6.5 acres offering gardens overlooking our own meadowland and stream, perfect for watching the abundant wildlife and glorious sunsets. Offering character and charm, spacious, delightfully furnished and well equipped, each cottage sleeps 2 in great comfort. Only 4 miles from the Heritage Coast and the renowned RSPB nature reserve at Minsmere, well positioned for Snape Maltings concerts, Aldeburgh, Southwold and Walberswick, a haven for artists, birdwatching and walkers, or just to relax. Art tuition available. Regret no pets or small children. PRICES FROM £250 per week

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Our Big House Holiday homes in Suffolk provide generous holiday accommodation for groups of 20 to 30 people (plus the dog in many cases). If you’re a large group looking to enjoy the authentic Suffolk experience, book with Big House Holidays.

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This charming first floor chalet style flat for two people, is ideally located for walking, cycling, birdwatching and musical appreciation and within easy reach of Aldeburgh, Orford, Snape & Southwold. It offers off-road parking and covered storage for cycles and has a main bus route within three minutes walk. Our comfortable beds are 3x6 divans which can be used as double or twin. Linen and energy are provided within the rent. Sadly, children and pets are not allowed.   PRICES FROM £190 - £295 per week

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5 beautiful cottages, Aldeburgh 5 miles. Sleeps 4 - 6. Tennis and swimming. PRICES FROM £299 per week

3 Dial Lane, Aldeburgh, Suffolk IP15 5AG t +44 (0) 1728 453212 e pam@harpd.freeserve.co.uk

Spacious self contained first floor flat with wonderful sea views. Beach just across road. Close to town centre, restaurants, pubs, cinema.  Jubilee Hall & bird reserves. Living room with dining area, kitchen.  Two double bedrooms. Bath & walk-in shower.   Regret no pets or small children. PRICES FROM £190 per week

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This sympathetically converted brick barn houses a spacious 2 bedroom holiday cottage, sleeping 4. Set in one acre of grounds with excellent views. Just 4 miles from the coast and close to Minsmere. High quality furnishing and well equipped. Wood burning stove. Central heating. Minimum 3 nights stay except high season. PRICES FROM £340 per week

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Mrs S Bloomfield, The Mallards,The Granary, Priory Farm, Darsham IP17 3QD t +44 (0) 1728 668459 e suebloomfield@btconnect.com w www.holidaysatprioryfarm.co.uk Priory Farm Barns have been sympathetically restored to provide superb holiday accommodation. The Mallards sleeps 2 on the ground floor, easy access throughout. The Granary also sleeps 2. Both well equipped for your comfort and convenience. Parking. Weekly or short breaks. Cycle hire.

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PRICES FROM £295 per unit per week Short breaks from £60 per night (min 3 nights) Friday - Friday

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Where to stay

THE WAVENEY VALLEY including Beccles, Bungay and Halesworth Serviced Accommodation

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Halesworth Road, Ilketshall St. Lawrence, Beccles, Suffolk NR34 8LB t +44 (0) 1986 781413 e info@buckland-house.co.uk w www.buckland-house.co.uk

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Individually styled ensuite rooms, 2  doubles and ground floor twin, in an extended 18th century cottage. Award winning breakfast menu, including home baked bread and eggs from our chickens. Ideally situated for the Heritage coast and Suffolk’s beautiful countryside. PRICES FROM £45 per person per night

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Carol Johns, Saltgate House, 5 Saltgate, Beccles, Suffolk NR34 9AN t +44 (0) 1502 710889 e cazjohns@aol.com w www.saltgatehouse.co.uk

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Idyllic 16th Century cottage with all  modern amenities. Deceptively large  and beautifully furnished. Sleeps 6 in 3  bedrooms. Spiral stairs to library area.  2 miles to Covehithe Beach and 5 miles  from Southwold.

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Geoffrey & Claire Kiddy, Wissett Lodge, Lodge Lane, Wissett, Halesworth IP19 0JQ t +44 (0) 1986 873173 e mail@wissettlodge.co.uk w www.wissettlodge.co.uk

Stables converted into four holiday homes around courtyard garden. All have well equipped kitchen, living/dinning area, double bedroom (with Kingsize bed) and ensuite bathroom. Two also have twin bedroom with ensuite shower. One has wet room for those with mobility difficulties. Separate laundry room. Enjoy our farm walks and wildlife watching! Explore Suffolk’s countryside and coast. Also Farmhouse B&B. PRICES FROM from £245 per week

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Relax in the tranquil surroundings  of a Victorian rectory in the beautiful  Waveney Valley. Grounds of seven  acres - a haven for wildlife. 4 cottages  sleeping two. Dogs welcome. Short  breaks and meals available. Village pub  a short stroll away. PRICES FROM £290 per week

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Pretty 18th Century beamed cottage with woodburner and Inglenook fireplace. Easy walking distance of town. Sunny conservatory and enclosed garden. Fully equipped kitchen. Sleeps four in one double bedroom and two singles plus sofa-bed. Available all year, weekly/short breaks. PRICES FROM £325 per week

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FELIXSTOWE and surrounding area Serviced Accommodation

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The Grafton Guest House

Geoffrey & Elizabeth Harvey 13 Sea Road, Felixstowe IP11 2BB t 01394 284881 e info@grafton-house.com w www.grafton-house.com

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Situated by the sea front with direct sea views, the Grafton offers quality bed and breakfast accommodation. All rooms are very well equipped including digital colour TV, clock radio, hairdryers, complimentary tray with an assortment of teas/coffee and full WiFi internet access. Owners Geoffrey and Elizabeth are committed to providing a first class service and extend a warm welcome to all guests. The Grafton is a totally non-smoking establishment throughout. Prices are per room per night and are inclusive of breakfast.

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Newly refurbished 3 star Brook Hotel, close to Town centre/seafront. Short break/golf/Christmas/New Year packages. Luxury suite with jacuzzi bath/double walk-in shower. Family rooms available. Free WiFi. Patio garden/lounge area. Air conditioned restaurant, Full Bar Brasserie menu/ teas and coffees. Guide Dogs only. PRICES FROM £40 to £120 per person per night

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Dorincourt Guest House

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Clive and Linda would like to welcome you to our guest house which is a sea fronted large Victorian house. Our aim is to make your stay a very enjoyable one, we offer a very comfortable, clean environment in which you can relax and take things easy. All rooms are equipped with tea/coffee making facitilies and TV. Most rooms have sea views and en-suite. Try our excellent traditional Sunday lunch, all home made using local produce - wheat and dairy free diets are also catered for. Disabled friendly, theatre close by, credit cards accepted. Short walk to town. PRICES FROM £30 per person per night

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Rob & Dee, The Norfolk Guest House, 1 & 3 Holland Road, Felixstowe IP11 2BA t +44 (0) 1394 283160 e thenorfolk@btconnect.com w www.thenorfolk.com

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Treacle Pot Cottage

Mill Lane, Trimley St. Martin, Nr Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 0RP t +44 (0) 1394 275367 e info@suffolk-holiday-cottages.co.uk w www.suffolk-holiday-cottages.co.uk Contact Mr.R.Borley 69 Grimston Lane, Trimley St Martin, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 0SA

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Only 25 metres from the seafront, a homely and warm welcome awaits you at the Silver Award winning Norfolk Guest House. All rooms, en-suite or with private bathroom, boast high quality bedding with co-ordinated decor, quality toiletries and fluffy white towels, hospitality tray and TV provided. We are proud of the extensive choice of locally sourced breakfasts available. Free Wi-Fi. PRICES FROM Single ensuite £40, Double ensuite £65 All prices include breakfast

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19th Century cottage local to Felixstowe with off road parking. Enclosed garden, summerhouse, garden furniture. Cottage sleeps 4, one double bedroom upstairs, other rooms ground floor including double bedroom. Equipped with two TVs, video, DVD, radio, steam iron, payphone, hairdryer, electric shower, bath. Fully equipped kitchen, washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer, microwave etc. Nightstore heating all rooms, electric fire. Owner maintained and serviced. Dogs welcome. Available all year. All bedlinen, towels and electric included in price. No single nights. PRICES FROM £300 per week low season to £350 per week peak season

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32 Newry Avenue, Felixstowe IP11 7RY t +44 (0) 1508 558435 e orwellbreak@gmail.com w www.orwellbreak.co.uk

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Deben Lodge, Back Lane, Falkenham, Ipswich, Suffolk IP10 0TL t +44 (0) 1394 448564 e adams99@btinternet.com w www.honey-pot-cottage.co.uk

Cosy, well-equipped cottage with original features and stunning views. Tranquil location on family farm near River Deben. Private garden leading to meadow with enclosed pond. Ideal base for walking, bird-watching, cycling, sailing, fishing. Felixstowe five miles away. Short breaks available. PRICES FROM £230 per week

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Newly renovated chalet bungalow in quiet residential area, three bedrooms sleeping 5, just 15 minutes walk from the sea and shops. Spacious lounge and fully equipped modern kitchen/diner, both leading to enclosed garden with lawn and patio area. Linen and utilities included. Private parking. No smoking or pets. Complete weeks only. Visit our website, or leaflet with photos available.

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FRAMLINGHAM and surrounding area Serviced Accommodation

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Colston Hall, Badingham, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13 8LB t +44 (0) 1728 638375 e liz@colstonhall.com w www.colstonhall.com Emphasising quality & comfort, our oak beamed Elizabethan farmhouse is surrounded by beautiful villages, quiet countryside & close to the Heritage Coast. • 6 en-suite bedrooms • antique four-poster • ground floor bedrooms • local foods/award winning marmalade • coarse fishing lake • WiFi PRICES FROM £47.50 to £55 per person per night

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Colston Hall, Badingham, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13 8LB t +44 (0) 1728 638375 e liz@colstonhall.com w www.colstonhall.com

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Church Farm

Church Road, Kettleburgh, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13 7LF

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The Chequers Inn VB ★ ★ ★ ★

The Street, Kettleburgh, Framlingham, Suffolk IP13 7JT t +44 (0) 1728 723760 e info@thechequers.net w www.thechequers.net

A welcoming traditional country pub, serving real ales and wholesome, hearty food. Rural location in the beautiful Deben Valley. Near to the market town of Framlingham and centrally located for exploring the Suffolk Coastal area. Single storey purpose built holiday accommodation, set in 21/2 acre riverside gardens. Choice of self-catering or B&B. Offering peace and tranquillity for a very restful break. PRICES FROM £35 per person per night including breakfast £350 per week self catering accommodation

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An atmospheric and cosy timber framed  16th Century cottage, with spectacular  open beams in the bedrooms.  Fully  equipped and tastefully decorated,  Cardinal Cottage offers an ideal base for  families, walkers, bird watchers or those  after a quiet country retreat. PRICES FROM £325 per week

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Windmill Lodges Wonderfully located in central Framlingham, this 2 bedroom cottage with exposed beams dates from 1465 and offers luxury accommodation for up to 4 people. Moments from independent shops, restaurants and pubs. Available for full week, midweek and long weekend stays. Upstairs bedrooms and bathroom (with separate shower). Private parking. Secluded courtyard garden, patio furniture and BBQ. Secure storage for bicycles. Electric heating and wood-burning stove. Washing machine and dishwasher. Linen provided. No pets. No smoking.

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Seven beautiful, well equipped lodges around small fishing lake in peaceful countryside. Each with own hot tub. Heated pool Apr - Oct. Walking distance to village pub. 3 miles Framlingham. Close to coast & attractions. PRICES FROM £356 per week

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LOWESTOFT and surrounding area Serviced Accommodation

Britten House

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21 Kirkley Cliff Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0DB t +44 (0) 1502 573950 f 0845 017 9570 e info@brittenhouse.co.uk w www.brittenhouse.co.uk

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Britten House is a magnificent Victorian townhouse with splendid sea views and was the family home of the composer Benjamin Britten. Fully renovated to a very high standard in 2007 Britten House has succeeded in retaining its grand Victorian elegance, whilst offering the latest in modern day comfort, technology and convenience. Elegantly co-ordinated, spacious rooms, designer en-suites and luxury hospitality. The award winning breakfast is extensive and locally sourced. Five star luxury at affordable prices. Free Wi-Fi. PRICES FROM £35 per person per night, based on two sharing

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Homelea Guest House VB ★ ★ ★

Mrs Keith, 33 Marine Parade Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0QN t +44 (0) 1502 511640 e info@homeleaguesthouse.co.uk w www.homeleaguesthouse.co.uk

Small family run seafront guest house, open all year. Offering comfortable en-suite accommodation for business or leisure. Close to local amenities. PRICES FROM £25 per person per night

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The Courtyard

Laurel Farm, Hall Lane, Oulton, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 5DL

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Warm and friendly family run B&B in  Oulton Broad. Our spacious rooms are  all en-suite and ground floor. Local produce used wherever possible,  vegetarian options available. Ample parking, courtesy car from  Oulton Broad North and South railway  stations. PRICES FROM £35 per person per night

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The traditional buildings in the Courtyard have been converted into four individual generously proportioned en-suite bedrooms, all tastefully furnished. Close to The Broads, sandy beaches and many local attractions. Full English breakfast served using local and homemade produce. Wheelchair friendly. PRICES FROM £38 per person per night

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Coventry Guest House AA ★ ★ ★

8 Kirkley Cliff, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0BY t +44 (0) 1502 573897 e john.aldred5@btinternet.com w www.coventryguesthouselowestoft.co.uk

Victorian guest house overlooking award winning golden south beach and promenade. Close to all amenities offering en-suite and family rooms with flat screen Freeview TV’s, Wi-Fi, hospitality trays and full English breakfast. Private car parking available. PRICES FROM

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35 Marine Parade, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0QN t +44 (0) 1502 511799 f 01502 574720 e susie@thesandcastle.co.uk w www.thesandcastle.co.uk

A beautifully appointed world of comfort, care and AGA cuisine awaits you at this lovely seafront guest house. With en-suite family rooms overlooking the sea and South Beach and offering special rates for families together with all the latest facilities of the modern world from WI-FI to HD LCD TV’s. PRICES FROM £32 per person per night

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49 Kirkley Cliff Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 ODF t +44 (0) 1502 567858 e beauthaicuisine@aol.com beauthaicuisine@btconnect .com w www.beauthaikatherine.co.uk

Our lavishly furnished and impeccably maintained accommodation set in a tranquil part of the South Beach adjacent to the Kensington Gardens, which provides tennis courts, bowling green and a boating lake.10 en-suite rooms with modern facilities and a direct line telephone system with WiFi access for business use. Most rooms command an excellent sea view. The guest house provides a unique Thai Restaurant and a private bar popular with locals. Why not come and be pampered by our authentic and mouth-watering cuisine in beautiful settings during your stay. Special diets and vegetarians are catered for. The guest house has been awarded four AA gold stars for high quality in all aspects of guest accommodation. PRICES FROM

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Katherine Guest House & Beau Thai Restaurant

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Kessingland sits on the coast between the hustle and bustle of  Lowestoft and the genteel splendour of Southwold. The ideal place  to explore the heritage coast and Broads. Enjoy a relaxing stay in  this stunning Georgian home, set amidst award winning gardens. 3  beautiful bedrooms, 2 en-suite and 1 with luxury private bathroom.  Full English breakfast served using local and home made produce.  Afternoon tea and evening meals by arrangement. Ample off road  parking. Free Wi-Fi. PRICES FROM £39 per person per night

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Beccles Road, Barnby, Beccles, Suffolk NR34 7QW t +44 (0) 1502 476756 e cullabine@btinternet.com w www.salmonsleap.co.uk En-suite double bedrooms with TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee facilities. Freshly cooked breakfast using local produce, homemade bread and jams. Lounge, log burning stove, TV, video.

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A Lifestyle of Leisure for You! • Peaceful, sheltered family run park • Excellent Sunrise Coast location within easy walking distance to Lowestoft’s sandy beaches, the Claremont Pier & South Pier • Outdoor heated swimming pool • Licensed bar ‘The Castle’ • Seasonal Entertainment • Beer Garden with Slides and swings • Colour Brochure on request Arbor Lane, Pakefield, Lowestoft NR33 7BD  Tel: 01502 572794 Mobile: 07795 001449  Email: beachfarmpark@aol.com  www.beachfarmpark.co.uk

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Family run B&B established 1987. Superbly situated opposite the seafront. A short walk from beach, piers, restaurants, railway & bus stations. Five bedrooms, four en suite, three with seaview. Free WiFi. We look forward to welcoming you. PRICES FROM £25 per person per night

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You’ll find a friendly atmosphere at the family owned and run Broadland Holiday Village where our concern is your comfort, relaxation and well being. Situated in 8 acres of landscaped lawns running down to the waters of Oulton Broad our cosy brick bungalows, luxurious pine lodges and modern static caravans offer the ideal accommodation to discover the forgotten Broad and surrounding area. Our Leisure Centre with indoor pool, sauna and fitness studio is the perfect place to relax, and our Restaurant and Bar overlooking the water serves delicious home cooked food and has wi-fi connection. The marina offers boat mooring and slipway facilities and day boats can be hired in the area to explore the waterways. The sandy beach of Lowestoft is only minutes away and the area offers lots of attractions and things to do. Some of our Brick Bungalows have their own outdoor hot tub on its own decked area, attractively fenced for full privacy - the ideal way to relax winter or summer, day or night. All accommodation is non-smoking. Open all year for holidays and short breaks. PRICES FROM £203 per week

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Mrs D Cohen, Twychwood, Lyncroft Road Pakefield, Lowestoft NR33 7AT t +44 (0) 1502 582254

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Extended Vic Cottage Terraced. Sea 200 mtrs. Comfort without compromise. Beautifully furnished & equipped. Sleeps 4, 1 double & 1 twin. Small courtyard enclosed. Upstairs bathroom, ensuite, downstairs cloakroom. Dogs welcome. Breaks 3-4 days, Friday to Friday bookings. No smoking. Shops & pub nearby. PRICES FROM £210 per week

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Furnished bungalow, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large kitchen, sitting room, dining room, conservatory, enclosed rear garden. Sleeps 4/5. Available all year. TV, fridge freezer, iron, radio, washer/ dryer, microwave, garage, heating, hot water, all linen and towels included. Sorry no smoking or pets allowed.

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Nestling on the cliffs at Pakefield, adjacent to Lowestoft’s award winning south beach. Listed, traditional, fishermans cottage built in 1828, extended and completely refurbished to a high standard at the end of 2010. Uninterrupted sea views from the back garden.  

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Mrs L Saunders, 74 Seaview Chalet Park, Green Lane, Kessingland, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 7RG

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Ruth E. Shaddock, 16 The Glebe, Ewhurst Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 7PZ

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Modernised, semi-detached cottage in middle of village and only 10 minutes walk to the sea. Large back garden including patio and summer house. 2 double bedrooms, each with washhand basins. TV/video/CD, washing machine, fully equipped kitchen. Short distances to the Norfolk Broads, Lowestoft and Southwold. Sleeps 4–5. PRICES FROM £190 per week

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Mrs T Bruce, Fisherman’s Cottage, 62 Pakefield St, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JS t +44 (0) 1502 501955

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Karen Foster, 23 Alandale Drive, Kessingland, Suffolk NR33 7SD t +44 (0) 7952 779046 e karenfoster251@yahoo.co.uk

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The delightful cream-washed former fisherman’s cottage is superbly positioned, facing East to catch the first rays of sun and having unrestricted sea views. A small sunny courtyard with seating leads onto the cliff top, with steps to the sea and shingle beach a few yards away. Linen provided. Sleeps 4/5. Open all year. Sorry no pets and no smoking.

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A three bedroom bungalow in an excellent position with sea views from lounge, kitchen and main bedroom. All bedrooms are newly decorated. Sleeps 6. TV/digi box/video, fridge/freezer, microwave. Regret no pets, no smoking. Shops are local. PRICES FROM £170 per week

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Where to stay

SOUTHWOLD and surrounding area Serviced Accommodation

Self Catering Accommodation

Mrs Liz Anderson, Bankside, The Hills, Uggeshall, Southwold, Suffolk NR34 8EN Tel: 01502 578047 Email: liz@bankside19.fsnet.co.uk www.banksidebandb.co.uk

A warm welcome and personal attention awaits you at this excellent nonsmoking bed & breakfast set in the beautiful and peaceful hamlet of Uggeshall. All rooms are double with new en-suite facilities, king sized beds, CH, colour TV, hairdryer and hospitality tray. Full English breakfast using fresh local ingredients and home made bread. Close to Southwold (4 miles), Walberswick, Minsmere RSPB, Dunwich, Aldeburgh and Beccles (start of Broads - 7 miles). Prices from £65 per room based on two sharing

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72 Halesworth Road, Reydon, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6NS t +44 (0) 1502 722164 e info@newlandsofsouthwold.co.uk w www.newlandsofsouthwold.co.uk In the delightful surroundings of Southwold and only a mile from the town centre is Newlands Country House offering first class accommodation,thoughtfully designed rooms allow for various options tailored to individual’s needs. Full disabled facilities, level access Garden rooms, family friendly, heated indoor swimming pool, parking and gardens. PRICES FROM £42.50 per person per night

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The Randolph Hotel VB ★ ★ ★

41 Wangford Road, Reydon, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6PZ t +44 (0) 1502 723603 f 01502 722194 e reception@therandolph.co.uk w www.therandolph.co.uk

The Randolph is situated just outside  Southwold and offers peaceful  comfortable accommodation, excellent  food and drink, a welcoming bar and  lots of free onsite parking. Suitable for  leisure or business customers. Local  Bus route right outside. PRICES FROM £50 per person per night

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A most charming fisherman’s cottage with secluded courtyard. Excellent location by lighthouse, beach; overlooking St James Green. Convenient for shops, pubs and restaurants. Very comfortable and well-equipped accommodation. Sleeps 4 (1 double, 2 twin). Small dog welcome by arrangement. No smoking. Available throughout year; short winter breaks. PRICES FROM £343 per week

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The Angel, Thoroughfare, Halesworth, Suffolk IP19 8AH t +44 (0) 1986 873365 e hotel@angel-halesworth.co.uk w www.angel-halesworth.co.uk Characterful, coaching Inn offers seven spacious bedrooms with modern comforts including flat screen TVs and quality toiletries. Choice of bars and the popular Italian Restaurant serving a wide range of homemade dishes provide the perfect base to explore this delightful area.

Field View Holiday Bungalow Wangford, Nr Southwold VB ★ ★ ★

Paula & Bernie Burns, 30 Langton Road Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 3UA t +44 (0) 1788 536446 e paula@alexburns.co.uk w www.cottageguide.co.uk/fieldview Cosy centrally heated bungalow in quiet village close to Southwold and Suffolk countryside. Sleeps 4/5, all linen and towels provided. Sunny patio and enclosed grass garden overlooking fields and Reydon Woods. Village store and pubs. Non smoking/no pets. PRICES FROM £325 per week

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This cosy, comfortable, well furnished and well equipped family house close to South Green and within short level walking distance of sea, shops & common. 3 beds, sleeps 6, lounge with open fire and dining room, new kitchen & bathroom. Off season weekend breaks available throughout the year. PRICES FROM £350 per week

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1 & 2 Far View, Blackmill Rd, The Common, Southwold, IP18 6AQ t +44 (0) 7588 517024 e fvholidayhomes@aol.co.uk w www.southwoldluxuryholidayhomes.co.uk

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19 Blythview, Blythburgh, Halesworth, Suffolk IP17 3LN t +44 (0) 1728 668100 e pat_roy16@hotmail.com w www.highsteppers-suffolk.co.uk

Stunning views over the Blyth Valley; only 4 miles from Southwold; 7 miles to Minsmere. Highsteppers is a spacious, modern apartment within this beautiful Georgian building, once a workhouse. High quality furnishing and well equipped. Central heating. Separate bathroom and en-suite shower room. Shared indoor swimming pool, mini gym and games room. Minimum 3 nights stay except high season. Sleeps 4. PRICES FROM £350 per week

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Holly Tree Cottage

Allison Pearson, 55 Ormesby Chine, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex CM3 7AR

Pretty period cottage just 3 miles from Southwold. This cosy cottage is ideal for couples or small families requiring extra beds without the extra cost. An Inglenook fireplace, original beams and Laura Ashley interior make this your perfect holiday retreat.

Established 1995: holiday homes in the heart of Southwold. Two cottages and two flats give home from home comfort. Personal management by the owners ensure no hassle holidays. Shops, restaurants, pubs and walks all close at hand. Open all year.

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Set in beautiful countryside and only 3.5 miles from the lovely seaside town of Southwold. Poplar Hall Lofthouse and Cottage are well equipped, beautifully appointed and each have their own garden and patios.

Situated in the private annexe of one of the most attractive houses in Southwold overlooking the Common, the two Far View apartments provide very comfortable, convenient, high quality accommodation in the heart of the town. They are the perfect base from which to explore Southwold and the Suffolk Heritage Coast, returning in the evening to watch spectacular sunsets from your window. PRICES FROM £380 per week

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Cottage in Wangford, close to local amenities. One double and two single bedrooms upstairs, single bedroom and bathroom downstairs with level easy access. Country-side views. 3 miles Southwold. Free WI-FI. Visit website to tour cottage. PRICES FROM £195 per week

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Forest Camping Limited

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Tangham Campsite, Rendlesham Forest, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 3NF t +44 (0) 1394 450707 e admin@forestcamping.co.uk w www.forestcamping.co.uk

Forest Camping. The Idyllic setting for camping ,caravanning and walks in the forest. A spacious,level and well -drained caravan and campsite of 2.6 hectares set in the heart of Forestry Commision forest in Rendlesham Forest. Open April to October.

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Serviced Accommodation

47 Daphne Road

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Sheriff’s Cottage

2 School Road, Blaxhall, Woodbridge IP12 2DZ

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Attractive Edwardian cottage in quiet road in centre of Orford - 3 bedrooms, (1 Double, 1 Twin and 1 Single). Electric heating and open fire. Unrestricted parking. Small sunny sitting area in front of cottage. Microwave and freezer. Near Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh and Woodbridge. Ideal for holidays at any time of year. Also available for short breaks in the winter. No single nights stays. Dogs accepted by arrangement.

Period terrace cottage in Blaxhall village close to Snape Maltings, Blaxhall Heath and Tunstall Forest. 2 bedrooms (1 twin and 1 double). Lounge with log burner. Linen, towels, heating and electricity included. Bathroom upstairs and cloakroom downstairs. Parking nearby. PRICES FROM £235 per week in low season to £375 per week in peak season

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milsoms Kesgrave Hall is a magnificent Georgian mansion set in over 40 acres of lawn and woodland, transformed several years ago into a contemporary restaurant and hotel. The ‘eat’ option at Kesgrave Hall offers an open plan kitchen/dining experience with the restaurant spilling out onto the terrace covered by a huge architectural sail - making dining outside a reality whatever the weather. The full menu is available all day so there’s no rush (and no booking) so arrive when you please. Head chef Stuart Oliver and his team champion all that is best about Suffolk produce and the menu changes regularly to reflect the seasons. To complete the picture Kesgrave Hall has twenty three fabulous bedrooms, all different in style and character ranging from superior to ‘super’ deluxe where comfy beds, crisp white linen, huge power showers and super products come as standard. The hotel is perfectly situated for a visit to the Suffolk Heritage coast and has plenty of great value breaks if you are looking for an excuse to stay! Bookings and further information Visit our website www.milsomhotels.com for all the up to date information. PRICES FROM £62.50 per person per night

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Hill House Hall

30 Market Hill, Woodbridge, IP12 4LU t +44 (0) 1394 383890 e sarenkaknight@tiscali.co.uk w www.hillhousehall.com

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Hill House Hall offers luxury Bed & Breakfast on the historic market square in the centre of Woodbridge. It is the largest Wealden Hall in Suffolk dating from 1380 with many medieval and tudor features. Twin beds and family suite are also available. We offer a relaxing stay with a choice of delicious breakfasts using local and organic produce. Guests can enjoy award winning gardens. Minimum 2 night stay at weekends. Featured in the Top 100 hotels in the World by the Sunday Times. PRICES FROM £60 single occupancy per night £80 double occupancy per night

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33 Mill View Close, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 4HR t +44 (0) 1394 383010 e millview.house@btinternet.com w www.mill-view.co.uk

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Quietly situated, with ample parking and easy access to A12. 10 minute walk to market square/ restaurants, attractions. 2 light, airy, comfortable rooms with wash-hand basin, tea/coffee making, digital TV and radio. Attractive views. Large single with desk; sunny, south facing, double. Private bath/shower room. Sheltered south facing rear garden. Dogs welcome. Breakfasts feature local produce. Minimum 2 nights. PRICES FROM

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Stylish conversion of Victorian stables and coach house in beautiful garden with private parking. Woodbridge centre and River Deben 2 mins by car or lovely walk via footpaths and quiet roads. Near Sutton Hoo, Snape Maltings, Minsmere, Aldeburgh. Comfortable bedrooms with en-suite/private bathrooms in spacious, light, welcoming home. Delicious breakfasts using local produce. Many ‘green’ initiatives supporting sustainable tourism. Minimum stay two nights at weekends. PRICES FROM £45 per person per night

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From the A12 Ipswich to Lowestoft, take road sign posted Bredfield. Follow road into village. Turn right at village pump and continue through the village. Follow road through s-bend and you will find Moat Barn 150 yards on your left. We pride ourselves on the superb facilities offered to guests. Welcome tray, bathrobes and complimentary basket of toiletries. A choice of full English, healthy or vegetarian breakfasts available. A perfect central location to explore the delights of Suffolk. PRICES FROM Single £38, Double/Twin £58, Ensuite £68

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Holiday Cottages and Bed & Breakfast at Thatched Farm VB ★ ★ ★ ★

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Woodbridge Road Waldringfield, Woodbridge, IP12 4PW t +44 (0) 1473 811755 e mailus@thatchedfarm.co.uk w www.thatchedfarm.co.uk

Folly Cottage, The Green, Grundisburgh, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13 6TA t +44 (0) 1473 738827 e louisaedavies@btinternet.com w www.theholidaycottages.co.uk

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Delightful single storey detached cottage in the conservation area of picturesque Grundisburgh village. Excellent pub (Good Pub Guide; awarded chef) across pretty village green. Superb location for exploring Suffolk. One bedroom (double or twin), bathroom (bath with overhead shower), living room (double sofa bed) well equipped kitchen and patio garden. Utilities and linen included. Short breaks subject to season/late availability.

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Sitting on the banks of the magnificent River Deben are Quayside Cottage and The Boathouse, two stylish, one-bedromed, detached cottages for couples. Both offer:   – Waterfront seating – Access to fish and secure a small boat from our own quay – Private car parking and bicycle store – Broadband connection    Plus the village also has much to offer:    – Beachfront pub dining – River cruises and sailing club – Excellent 18-hole golf course – Endless coastal walks and cycle routes   A Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty -  a birdwatcher’s paradise!    Voted ‘Best Self-Catering Holiday of the Year 2008’ by East of  England Tourism PRICES FROM £385 per week

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Anvil Cottage & The Old Forge

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16th Century Anvil Cottage and the nearby Old Forge are set in the bustling village of Melton, opposite the parish church. With many facilities close by, well served by public transport, they are within 1 mile of Woodbridge town centre and within easy reach of Aldeburgh, Orford, Snape and Southwold. They provide 4* accommodation, with off street parking and private courtyard gardens, for up to 4 persons, each with 1 double and 1 twin bedded room. The Old Forge is a delightful single storey property.

Robins Nest is set in 3-4 acres of quiet, relaxing and peaceful countryside; comprising 3 detached properties, all with private garden and parking, providing luxury 4* accommodation; within 2 miles of Wickham Market, which offers extensive facilities. Central heating throughout. The Cottage has an open fire and The Carpenters Shop has a wood burning stove. Guests have free use of a Hot Tub Salon. The 16th Century Thatched Cottage; sleeps 6. The Carpenters Shop; sleeps 4/6. Wheelwrights; sleeps 2/3.

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PRICES FROM from £282 per week in low season to £700 per week in peak season

Each property is full of character, renovated to a high standard and retaining many original features. All have spacious open living areas and well equipped kitchens. All are available all year round. Anvil Cottage, The Cottage and Wheelwrights are available for short breaks. The Old Forge & The Carpenters Shop are available for weekly lets. t +44 (0) 1394 382565 or 07901 773545 e robert@blake4110.fsbusiness.co.uk w www.robertblakeholidays.co.uk contact Mr R. Blake

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17th Century converted smock mill. Maintained to high standard. Unique, cosy accommodation ideal for two people, kitchen, shower room, WC, beamed sitting room. Galleried double bedroom with beams. Ensuite WC/basin. Lovely views. Private patio, garden and parking. 5 minutes walk through quiet country lane to church, shops and footpaths. Near Heritage Coast. Open all year. Regret no smokers or pets. PRICES FROM £240 per week

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HOMERSFIELD RUMBURGH

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BROMESWELL

SUTTON HOO

MARTLESHAM HEATH

IPSWICH

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RENDLESHAM FOREST

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KIRTON NACTON

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BUTLEY

UFFORD MELTON

CAMPSEA ASHE

KNODISHALL

FRISTON ALDRINGHAM

BLAXHALL

PETTISTREE

DALLINGHOO

MINSMERE

SAXMUNDHAM

BENHALL GREEN

WESTLETON THEBERTON

CARLTON SWEFFLING

KETTLEBURGH CRETINGHAM

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WOODBRIDGE

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SUFFOLK COAST


CONTENTS Our friendly and experienced staff are here to make your holiday more enjoyable! There are five Tourist Information Centres located around The Suffolk Coast to give you all the information you need to enjoy your stay. Aldeburgh Tourist Information Centre 48 High Street, Aldeburgh, IP15 5AB

ABOUT THE SUFFOLK COAST Welcome Beautiful Beaches Coast & Countryside The Broads & Waveney Valley Arts & Heritage Family Fun Days Out Food & Drink

DESTINATIONS

Email: ftic@suffolkcoastal.gov.uk

Aldeburgh Beccles Bungay Felixstowe Framlingham Halesworth Lowestoft & Oulton Broad Southwold & Walberswick Woodbridge

Lowestoft Tourist Information Centre

ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS

East Point Pavilion, Royal Plain, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0AP

Attractions Festivals & Events

Tel: 01502 533600

USEFUL INFORMATION

Email: touristinfo@waveney.gov.uk

Gradings & Access Information

Tel: 01728 453637 Email: atic@suffolkcoastal.gov.uk Felixstowe Tourist Information Centre 91 Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 2AF Tel: 01394 276770

Southwold Tourist Information Centre 69 High Street, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6DS Tel: 01502 724729 Email: southwold.tic@waveney.gov.uk Woodbridge Tourist Information Centre Station Buildings, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 4AJ Tel: 01394 382240 Email: wtic@suffolkcoastal.gov.uk

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Whatever you want to do in Suffolk, do it with Suffolk Cottage Holidays

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Birdwatching at Minsmere

Golfing at Aldeburgh

Sailing on the Deben

Partying at Latitude

Crabbing at Walberswick

Concert at Snape Maltings

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ACCOMMODATION Aldeburgh The Waveney Valley including Beccles, Bungay and Halesworth

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Felixstowe Framlingham Lowestoft Southwold Woodbridge Area Map

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Dining out in Southwold

Cycling in Rendlesham Forest

or simply relaxing in your Suffolk Cottage Holiday home!

There’s an endless list of great things to do in Suffolk. But you need an ideal base to get the most from your visit. Suffolk Cottage Holidays offers a wide range of accommodation to suit every need. So get your skates on and book with us today!

www.thesuffolkcoast.co.uk www.visit-sunrisecoast.co.uk Opening hours varying according to TIC and season. Our TIC’s offer a range of services including accommodation bookings, local and national tourist information, transport information and tickets, gifts, maps and local souvenirs.

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