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Days Out in Woodbridge

woodbridge day out

Woodbridge is a lovely town on the River Deben - and here we find our first idea for a great Day Out! The River is an impressive sight and you can stroll down by the River bank admiring the scenery perhaps take a picnic with family and friends? There's plenty to see and admire on the River bank - lots of boats of course, plus Tide Mill Quay (pictured above) which was fully refurbished in 2004 with the help of a lottery grant.

Woodbridge & the River Deben

Days Out in Woodbridge

Tide Mill is open to the public at certain times, including April weekends, every day from 1 May to 30 September and Weekends in October 11.00 - 5.00 pm

For more information on Woodbridge and its fascinating historical buildings please see our Guide to Woodbridge.

Sutton Hoo - Days Out in Woodbridge

Sutton Hoo is an ancient burial mound of an Anglo-Saxon warrior King's ship, and is today managed by the National Trust. The ship was discovered in 1938 along with an iconic warrior's helmet & shield, plus gold and silver treasures. These items are on display at the site and the exhibition tells the compelling story of Anglo-Saxon warriors, treasure and kings, with a full-size reconstruction of the burial chamber. Events are held at Sutton Hoo throughout the year, such as guided tours, Anglo-Saxon themed events, wildlife walks, talks, open-air theatre, plus family events and children's activities. Please click on the link above for more information.

What's On Woodbridge
Please click on the link above for a comprehensive month-by-month guide to What's On in Woodbridge!

Woodbridge Food

Woodbridge has a fabulous reputation for being a great town for foodies, and there are a number of tempting places to Eat Out in Woodbridge while on your trip. Click on the link to find a listing of places to eat in Woodbridge.

Woodbridge Shopping

Shoppers will be pleased to hear that Woodbridge is a Fairtrade Town that sells ethically-traded goods in many of its shops. There are lovely mixes of small, independent shops alongside the large chain stores that you would expect to find in a town centre.

Woodbridge Antiques Centre - Days Out in Woodbridge

Those of you with a passion for seeking out antique delights will enjoy a visit to the Woodbridge Antiques Centre, just two minutes from the train station. Within you will find over 20 showcases full of little treasures from carefully selected dealers, such as beautiful antique jewellery, porcelain, pottery, paintings, prints, clocks & watches, plus other items from times gone by. Find a unique souvenir from your day out in Woodbridge, or take home a lovely gift for someone special.

Woodbridge Activities & Attractions


Meet our stallion Besthorpe Achilles on a trip to the Suffolk Punch Trust at Hollesley, near Woodbridge. The whole family will be entranced by these special Suffolk Punch horses while learning about the history and background of these magnificent working creatures. There's also a cafe onsite serving delicious home made food. Find out more at Suffolk Punch Trust

Ufford Park Hotel, Golf & Spa - Days Out in Woodbridge

If you are looking for a relaxing Day Out, the golf club, Spa and Restaurant at Ufford Park Hotel Woodbridge, might be the way to go. You can drop in or book an appointment at the luxurious spa which comes complete with state-of-the-art thermal suite and highly trained beauty therapists. Or take in a round of Golf or a visit to the Health Club which includes a large gymnasium and deck level swimming pool. Please click on the link above for more information.

For a thrilling Day Out in Woodbridge check out Beacon Rally Karts which has a large track just off the A12 near Martlesham between Woodbridge and Ipswich.
beacon rally day out in woodbridge

This is a great day for all ages so come along and test your skills! No need to book but the track will be closed in poor weather so best to check first - just click on the link above for their contact details.

Woodbridge Accommodation

Thatched Farm B&B and Holiday Cottages, Woodbridge Accommodation

There's so much on offer in and around Woodbridge that you might choose to return for a longer stay. There are lots of accommodation options available including Woodbridge Hotels to suit all budgets, for example - Thatched Farm B&B and Holiday Cottages, Woodbridge. Find a list of Woodbridge accommodation here

Weddings in Woodbridge

Woodbridge is a very romantic town and if you're thinking about getting married here take a look at our Woodbridge Weddings and Receptions guide for inspiration!

Have you been on a day out in Woodbridge? Please let us know where you went and what you did by sending all reviews to

Days Out near Woodbridge

There are more great days out to be had in towns near Woodbridge. Please see - -
Days Out in Ipswich

Days Out in Bury St Edmunds

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