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Top things to do in Suffolk

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Minsmere (Westleton)
Ranked #1 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Minsmere is a great place to discover nature. The RSPB shop, cafe and visitor centre provide a perfect introduction before... more » Owner description: Minsmere is a great place to discover nature. The RSPB shop, cafe and visitor centre provide a perfect introduction before you explore the beautiful countryside walks. Enjoy stunning woodland, wetland and coastal scenery and close views of a wide range of wildlife, including many rare species. Families can begin their journey of discovery in the Wild Zone, or build a den in the Wildwood Adventure. The nearby Discovery Centre is perfect for school visits, birthday parties and exhibitions. Self-guided activities include a free explorer backpack to borrow, and there's a regular programme of events in school holidays. Seasonal wildlife highlights include: spring birdsong, nightingales and booming bitterns and nesting avocets; summer butterflies, flowers and nesting terns; autumn migrants, red deer rut and colour; winter ducks, evening roosts of birds and Christmas shopping. Volunteer guides are often available to help you identify Minsmere's varied wildlife. « less
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Abbey Gardens (Bury St. Edmunds)
Ranked #2 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #3 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Museums
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Flo-ridaz Hovercraft (Bury St. Edmunds)
Ranked #4 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Long Melford Church (Long Melford)
Ranked #5 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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St. Edmundsbury Cathedral (Bury St. Edmunds)
Ranked #6 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks

Built by Abbot Anselm in the 12th century and with later building carried out by John Wastell in the 16th century and by Stephen Dykes Bower in the early 1960's, it had been the... more »

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The National Stud (Newmarket)
Ranked #7 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Farms; Tours
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Ranked #8 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #9 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
Owner description: Southwold Lighthouse stands in the middle of the historic resort of Southwold, in the heart of the beautiful Suffolk Heritage... more » Owner description: Southwold Lighthouse stands in the middle of the historic resort of Southwold, in the heart of the beautiful Suffolk Heritage Coast. The Lighthouse provides a waymark for vessels navigating the East Coast and guides vessels making for Southwold Harbour. Tours of Southwold Lighthouse are organised by Southwold Millennium Foundation under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House « less
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Landguard Fort (Felixstowe)
Ranked #10 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Nature and Parks
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Africa Alive! (Lowestoft)
Ranked #12 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Flatford Mill (East Bergholt)
Ranked #13 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #14 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Enjoy unlimited rides on vintage buses, trams and trolleybuses.
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Woodbridge Tide Mill (Woodbridge)
Ranked #15 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Felixstowe Museum (Felixstowe)
Ranked #16 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Museums
Owner description: Felixstowe Museum houses 14 galleries displaying the military and social history of this popular seaside resort. Even the... more » Owner description: Felixstowe Museum houses 14 galleries displaying the military and social history of this popular seaside resort. Even the building is of historical interest as it was once a submarine mining establishment. « less
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Ranked #17 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Tours; Ferries/ Boats; Boat Tours
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The Abbey (Bury St. Edmunds)
Ranked #18 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks

The Abbey Gardens is a peaceful haven, just a short walk from the town centre.  The gardens have glorious floral bedding displays and the ruins of the Abbey of St Edmund.  more »

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Ickworth House (Horringer)
Ranked #19 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Museums
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Framlingham Castle (Framlingham)
Ranked #21 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Castles; Landmarks
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Southwold Pier (Southwold)
Ranked #22 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks

Southwold is full of charm and the Pier fits in perfectly with its surroundings. It was built in 1900 but after years of storm damage was rebuilt in 2001. Many donations helped... more »

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Ranked #23 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Beaches
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Dunwich Museum (Dunwich)
Ranked #24 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Museums
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Ranked #25 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Museums
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Ranked #26 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: High Lodge is a recreational site set in the heart of Thetford Forest offering extensive play areas, walking trails and... more » Owner description: High Lodge is a recreational site set in the heart of Thetford Forest offering extensive play areas, walking trails and cycling trails. There is a cafe, bike shop and hire, Go Ape Tree Top Adventure, Go Ape Junior and Go Ape Forest Segway as well as additional seasonal attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Site entry is £2.10 per hour per car and peaks at £11 after 5 hours. High Lodge also has an annual Discovery Pass giving access as many times as you like for a year plus other benefits. « less
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Orford Castle (Orford)
Ranked #27 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Castles; Landmarks
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St. Mary's Church (Bury St. Edmunds)
Ranked #28 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Here, off leafy and secluded Golf Lane, in the Suffolk seaside town of Aldeburgh, composer Benjamin Britten and his partner,... more » Owner description: Here, off leafy and secluded Golf Lane, in the Suffolk seaside town of Aldeburgh, composer Benjamin Britten and his partner, the singer Peter Pears, lived and worked. Today The Red House is the home of the Britten—Pears Foundation, which invites you to come and discover Britten's music in the place where much of it was written. The Studio where Britten composed is open to visitors year-round, as is: the Gallery (an engaging exhibition for all ages); the historic Library where Britten and Pears rehearsed; and the Gardens.The House is open during the summer months, and the award-winning Archive is open by appointment to anyone wanting to research our uniquely comprehensive collections.Please see our website for opening hours, and for details of how to book house tours and research visits. « less
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Ranked #30 of 205 attractions in Suffolk
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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