Fox and Goose, Fressingfield
Fox and Goose, Fressingfield
The White Lion Hotel, Aldeburgh
The White Lion Hotel, Aldeburgh
The Ship Inn, Blaxhall
The Ship Inn, Blaxhall
Tuddenham Mill, Tuddenham
Tuddenham Mill, Tuddenham
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Hintlesham Hall, Ipswich
Hintlesham Hall, Ipswich
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Kesgrave Hall, Ipswich
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
The Cock Inn, Polstead
The Cock Inn, Polstead
The Great House, Lavenham
The Great House, Lavenham
Best of Suffolk - Self Catering Accommodation
Best of Suffolk - Self Catering Accommodation
The Amber Shop, Southwold
The Amber Shop, Southwold
The Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh
The Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh
Ufford Park Hotel, Golf and Spa
Ufford Park Hotel, Golf and Spa
High House Farm, Woodbridge
High House Farm, Woodbridge
Polstead Camping and Caravan Site
Polstead Camping and Caravan Site
The Westleton Crown, Westleton
The Westleton Crown, Westleton
Felixstowe Leisure Centre
Felixstowe Leisure Centre
Suffolk Coastal Cottages, Southwold
Suffolk Coastal Cottages, Southwold
Swilland Mill Luxury Self Catering, Woodbridge
Swilland Mill Luxury Self Catering, Woodbridge
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Pakefield Caravan Park
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RSPB Suffolk
The Bildeston Crown, Bildeston
The Bildeston Crown, Bildeston
Fornham Organic Shop  &  Cafe, Bury St Edmunds
Fornham Organic Shop & Cafe, Bury St Edmunds
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Classic Festivals Suffolk
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Visit Suffolk Punch Trust, Hollesley
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Short Courses at Assington Mill, Sudbury
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Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
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Broadland Sands Holiday Park, Lowestoft
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Aldeburgh Bay Holidays, Self Catering
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High Lodge Holiday Resort, Saxmundham
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Red House Yards Events & Accommodation
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Go Ape, Thetford
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The Anchor, Walberswick
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Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Village
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Suffolk Cottage Holidays, Aldeburgh
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Cottages4you, Suffolk

August Bank Holiday in Suffolk - what's on

Bank Holiday Weekend - 23rd - 25th August 2014

August Bank Holiday


Friday 22 August - Sunday 24 August - The Old Cannon Bar in the Yard Beer Festival
The Old Cannon Brewery, Bury St Edmunds
Come and join us this bank holiday for our Bar in the Yard Beer Festival offering a range of beers and live music on Saturday and Sunday.
For more information see: The Old Cannon Brewery, Bury St Edmunds

Saturday 23 August - Monday 25th August - Fenland Country Fair
9.00am - 5.30pm
Stow cum Quy Park
A truly traditional country fair, there really is something for everyone.
For more information see: Fenland Country Fair

Sunday 24 August - Beccles Antiques Street Market
8.00am-2.30pm
Beccles Town Centre
Come and visit us at the Beccles Antiques Street Market, now in it's fifth year. There will be a wide range of antiques and collectables including furniture, silver, china, linen, jewellery, books, clocks, retro and vintage design and decorative items.
For full details see: What's on in Suffolk

Sunday 24 August - Halesworth Antiques Street Market
This will be the 22nd year of this very successful event with plenty of stallholders. Come and visit this superb event in Halesworth. See more at: What's on in Suffolk

Sunday 24 August - The Magic Ear Exhibition
Telling the story of the ‘invention that changed the world‘ with interactive displays. For details & opening times see Bawdsey Radar

Monday 25 August - Craft & Gift Fair
Plenty of stalls selling a large variety of handmade crafts and gifts.
For further details please see: Fetes, Fairs and Shows - Suffolk



Events from 2013..............

Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th August
FolkEast at Glemham Hall

folk festivals suffolk bank holiday

The family friendly home-grown festival!
For more details see: Suffolk Festivals

Friday 23rd to Monday 26th August - Kentwell’s High Summer
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford

Kentwell Hall Tudors

This bank holiday experience Tudor life in 1559 with over 100 costumed Tudors! There's so much to see and do in the Dairy, Bakehouse, Needle room and more. Celebrate High Summer as the Tudors did - for more information and online booking discounts see: Kentwell Hall

leo is on his way to the vintage pop-up market southwold

Friday 23rd August till Friday 13th September 2013
The Vintage Pop-Up Market, Southwold

If retro is your thing head to Southwold. A pop version of The Vintage Market is open from 10am @
The Blue Lighthouse.
For everything you need to know head to The Vintage Market Southwold

Saturday 24 August - Middleton Village Fete and Comic Dog Show
From 2pm at The Middleton Bell, Bell Meadow, Middleton
suffolk village fete coast

Traditional Village Fete. For more information see: Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk

Friday 23rd to Monday 26th August
Ipswich Maritime Festival

Over the August bank holiday weekend the Ipswich waterfront will be a hive of activity as Ipswich celebrates it’s rich and colourful maritime history.
For more information see: Suffolk Festivals

Summer Holiday Activities in Suffolk

Summer Holiday Activities in Suffolk

Find out what's on for kids and families throughout the summer holidays by clicking on the link above!


Saturday 24 August to Monday 26 August
Fenland Country Fair at Stow-cum Quy Park

county fair suffolk

The annual Fenland Country Fair promises superb, traditional rural entertainment at Stow-cum Quy Park over the August Bank Holiday weekend.
For more information see: Fenland Country Fair

Monday 26 August
Holy Trinity Church Open Day, Long Melford

church open day suffolk august bank holiday

Guided tours of the 300 year old tower throughout the day, tickets £3 per adult and all proceeds to the Bell Maintenance Fund. For more information see Visit Long Melford

Looking for something to do? Click on the links below to find out what's on in your area.
What's On Suffolk?
What's On Ipswich?
What's On Bury St Edmunds?
What's On Woodbridge?


Monday 26 August Something Suffolk Day
The Suffolk Punch Trust, Hollesley

bank holiday in suffolk

For more information see: Suffolk Punch Trust

Family Friendly Restaurants in Suffolk

Family Friendly Restaurants in Suffolk

Eating out with the kids is easy is Suffolk! Find details of restaurants and inns offering children's menus and things to keep your little ones entertained - plus excellent food, of course! - by clicking on the link above.




Click here for information on Farm Shops and Farmers Markets in Suffolk.



Rainy Day Activities in Suffolk

Rainy Day Activities in Suffolk

We all hope for sun, but just in case the weather lets us down, find things to do on a rainy day in Suffolk this summer by clicking on the link above.


For more events happening in Suffolk all over the summer, please see our What's On guide

What did you get up to in Suffolk this Bank Holiday? let us know by Sending us an Email.
About the author - Sarah Quinlan is the owner of the Suffolk Guides. You can follow her on Twitter @SarahinSuffolk or Google+
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