With its stunning sunsets, wide skies and breathtaking scenery, Suffolk is an county of incredible beauty.
There are a wealth of places to visit in Suffolk, including pretty villages and market towns including Aldeburgh with its exclusive boutiques and antique shops. And we’re not short on history either with churches, castles, historic houses and Anglo-Saxon burial sites to explore.
From golf to horse-riding or llama trekking, bird-watching to rambling, cycling to sailing, there are plenty of things to do to stimulate the mind and soul alike.
Rich in culture and possessing a proud association with the arts, it is a part of the country which effortlessly inspires discovery and creativity, results of which can be found in the works of many distinguished writers, artists and musicians. June sees the annual Aldeburgh Festival take place while there are many other music and arts events that take place throughout the year.
2013 marks the centenary of Benjamin Britten, one of the greatest composers of the twentieth century. Keep checking back for various events and stay with us for a Britten inspired stay.
There is so much to do and see during your short break in Suffolk.
For other Suffolk events visit Suffolk Tourist Guide
Tours of Historic Glemham Hall
Just 15 minutes' drive from the White Lion Hotel is Glemham Hall, an elegant, red brick Elizabethan mansion surrounded by 300 acres of parkland.
The 3,000 acre estate now hosts a variety of events throughout the year including a country fair, open air opera and theatre and special guided tours of the house by the owner, Major Philip Hope-Cobbold and his wife Raewyn. The two-hour tours include the house, private apartments and the Garden and cost £15, including refreshments.
To book, visit www.mercurytheatre.co.uk/invitation.php or call 01206 573948 (Mercury Theatre Booking Line).
Food Safari Events in Suffolk
Food Safari runs events and workshops that give you behind-the-scenes access to some of Suffolk's best loved food and drinks producers. We specialise in 'Field to Fork' days combining farm walks or fishing trips, wild food forays, butchery and cookery workshops, and fabulous feasts. To find out the latest events and activities please click here
The breathtaking Heritage Coast is a region of conservation and much is classed as an area of outstanding natural beauty. With miles of walks and cycle trails there are lots of things to do in Suffolk to enjoy the great outdoors. The county is home to an abundance of birds and wildlife, and the RSPB’s flagship reserve, Minsmere, is situated nearby making it the perfect place for birdwatchers.
Aldeburgh Cinema is a thriving venue, offering an eclectic and exciting range of films throughout the year.
For a full list of film and opera screenings, please click here
We specialise in tailor-made, chauffeur driven, door-to-door, guided tours of Suffolk's glorious Heritage Coast and its Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Our 8 hour, day long tours are perfect for the first time visitor as well as for those who holiday here regularly and think they know Suffolk. If you live here and have visitors from elsewhere in Britain, or especially from overseas, get in touch with Iceni Tours and let us give you and your guests a golden opportunity to see what Suffolk really has to offer.
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The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment.
We are the largest wildlife conservation organisation in Europe with over one million members. Wildlife and the environment face many threats. Our work is focussed on the species and habitats that are in the greatest danger.
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