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

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

Special events at RSPB Minsmere

RSPB Minsmere, Suffolk

There are lots of special events happening at RSPB Minsmere in Saxmundham this Bank Holiday - ranging from birdwatching and guided walks, to pond dipping and a number of events and activities for families and children. See what's going on by clicking on the link above.


Friday 22 - Monday 25 August, Tudor High Summer, Kentwell Hall, Long Melford
easter at kentwell hall suffolk

Spend a day with the Tudors as you travel back in time to the year 1578. Wander amongst our house and gardens as they reenact life as it was back then. For more details regarding this event and to purchase tickets at an advance purchase discount please see: Kentwell Hall, Long Melford

Saturday 23 August - Drinkstone Fete and Fun Dog Show at Drinkstone Village Hall
2pm - 7pm
For full details please see: Doggy Days Out

Saturday 23 August to Sunday 24 August - Rail 'n' Ale Weekend at Mid-Suffolk Light Railway, Wetheringsett

Sample local cask ales in the newly refurbished real ale bar coach and the full "Middy" experience will be available with steam trains running throughout the day.

For more details please visit Mid-Suffolk Light Railway

Saturday 23 August - Monday 25 August - Fenland Country Fair
9.00am - 5.30pm
Stow cum Quy Park
county fair suffolk

A truly traditional country fair, there really is something for everyone.
For more information see: Fenland Country Fair



Sunday 24 August - Monday 25 August - Bury St Edmunds Food & Drink Festival
Including a celebrity chef, children's farm, over 50 stalls and a seaside scene in the Arc Shopping Centre, this looks set to be an excellent weekend. For further details please see:
Suffolk Festivals

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 - Jake's Big Bank Holiday Quiz at The Kirtling Red Lion, Kirtling
7.30pm
Book now to join in the quiz at this traditional village pub. For further details please see: The Kirtling Red Lion

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.


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



Sunday 24 August - Secret Garden at Bays Farm
2pm - 5:30pm

Take a wander through this two- acre plantsman’s garden, beautifully designed including formal areas, shady borders, scented and sun-loving beds with woodland and butterfly planting. There are also kitchen gardens, a greenhouse, herb garden, and an orchard and wildflower garden. Refreshments are available and gravel paths are within Bays Farm. Funds from the event will go towards Age UK Suffolk.
Ticket Price: £3.50 per person
For more information, please contact Stephanie Challinor on 01449 711286
Venue Address: Bays Farm, Forward Green, Earl Stonham, Stowmarket, Suffolk. IP14 5HU

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

Suffolk Punch Trust are holding a family fun day from 10.30am -5pm where you can enjoy traditional music, fine arts, books, local food, wagon rides and donkey rides, traditional crafts, handcrafted jewellery, traditional Suffolk Punch farming demonstrations, bouncy castle…...................and lots lots more!! Just £10 per car, this is a great value day out. Find out more here - Suffolk Punch Trust, Hollesley

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.


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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