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Photos of Suffolk
If you have any Photos of Suffolk that you'd like us to include please email jpeg or gif files (preferably low resolution) to us at suffolkguides.admin@suffolktouristguide.com

Some stunning photos sent in by first time Suffolk tourist Pete Goldsmith - we think he must be a pro!
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Southwold beach, Suffolk

Contact him on petegoldsmith@ymail.com

Dragonfly at RSPB Minsmere

Not just birds at RSPB Minsmere - Dragons too!

Poppy Field Leiston

I took this photo of a magnificent and rarely seen poppy field near Leiston Abbey around the time we were all commemorating the 70th Anniversay of D-Day in June 2014 - it seemed very apt


This amused me recently - 2 ducks on a roof top looking around and appearing to have a good chat!

The bluebell & asparagus seasons are with us once again and there's nowhere better to enjoy both treats than Suffolk!
Bluebell Woods in Suffolk


The annual Framlingham Lawn Tennis Tournament & Suffolk Championships in August held in the stunning grounds of Framlingham College is always well supported
Framlingham Lawn Tennis Tournament


Saxted Green post-mill dominates the broad village green still - built in 1796 it's where the corn was ground for the lords of Framlingham Castle many years ago. Today you can visit it, courtesy of English Heritage
Saxted Green post-mill


The River Orwell, Ipswich, on a frosty Winter morning -
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These 2 brave souls pitched their portable chairs on Dunwich Beach one chilly
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November day, while the world carried on around them

Spectacular Autumn Day in Orford - a stroll along the River towards Orford Ness and Aldeburgh makes a perfect dog walk - unless your dog likes paddling in very muddy water!

October - It's deer rutting time on Dunwich Heath and the deers are out in full force, strutting their stuff and making a lot of noise!
deer rutting dunwich heath


Autumn in Suffolk.


Helmingham Hall in July is the place to be for the annual Suffolk Dog Day where dogs can let their hair down and have a lot of fun!




Lavenham is decked in Bunting for the Diamond Jubilee and looking even more impressive than usual. Even the shops are decorated -
Lavenham suffolk


The village Peacock here in Westleton patrols regularly to make sure we're working hard!
Westleton, Suffolk photos


An unusual scene at Pin Mill! Someone stole his punt? Unlikely in Suffolk where crime rates are low
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Some new sculpture at Glemham Hall
glemham hall sculpture


Aldeburgh -
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Caught these 2 cows practising synchronised dancing early one morning -
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These are usual sights in Suffolk - big skies
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(Blythburgh Church)

snowy trees
Suffolk snowy trees


and the sun setting over Southwold harbour -
Southwold harbour


This is not a common sight in Suffolk but you never know....



Topiaries from Topiary Art Designs at Millers Meadow.

November is mushroom season in Suffolk so we're all out foraging - even the dog!
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mushrooms in Suffolk

Photo by Olivia Abbott: Olivia's photos can be bought from
www.alamy.com or email Olivia at oliviaabbott@btinternet.com

Dunwich Beach

great for the young & not so young

The purple heather on Dunwich Heath is stunning late Aug/early Sept and smells as sweet as honey
Dunwich, suffolk


Strange goings on annually in Westleton at the Barrell Fair. Yes these people really are just about to Roll Out The Barrell - first one to the bottom of the hill gets to drink it!
westleton barrell fair


Southwold is lovely but abseiling from the lighthouse is not for the faint hearted (nor for me ever again!). I might look as though I'm smiling but those teeth are firmly gritted
Southwold, Suffolk


Southwold is a lovely seaside town and, as you can see from the photograph below, a very romantic place

Southwold Pier
Photo Accredited to Barry Parten of www.1eyestudios.com

May is a great month in Suffolk - the asparagus goes from this

asparagus in Suffolk


to this

asparagus from Suffolk


and we have lots of bluebells in the woods too

Bluebells in Suffolk


Caravan sites Suffolk


Previously a co-star in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang this old boy will meet & greet you at Cakes and Ale Holiday Park in Saxmundham!

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A welcome sign anytime of the year

Orford

St Bartholomew's Church, Orford
Orford is a very attractive village just south of Aldeburgh and is the perfect place for a leisurely, foodie weekend break - find out why here -
ORFORD

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Pin Mill, Shotley Peninsula

Caroline Wiseman

Great new Art gallery in Aldeburgh - see
Art Exhibitions for current listings

See below for the view from her new Gallery tower!
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Suffolk Valentines

Now here's an invitation that's hard to resist - take your Valentine to a Tea Dance at Barts Hall, Orford! For more things to do please see Valentines in Suffolk

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Suffolk is better known for it's Trinity of Suffolk Punch, Red Poll & Suffolk Sheep, but you'll find these strange looking sheep with long necks in Walberswick

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Parking restrictions can be tough in Suffolk (during the Summer!)

Cottages4you self catering accommodation in Suffolk

Autumn is on the way

Suffolk Mushrooms

If you like Mushroom now (September 2010) is the time to Visit Suffolk - they are fantastic and abundant at the moment

Holy Trinity Church Long melford

Enjoying a Wednesday lunchtime concert in Holy Trinty Church,
Long Melford, thanks to Melford Music Society

Bentwaters Air Show

Bentwaters Air Show 13th June

Middleton Suffolk

May - Classic Car gathering at Middelton. Many of these 'classics' were younger than me!!

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RSPB Minsmere from Dunwich Heath, by David Tipling

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Some deer trying to hide on Dunwich Heath during the snow

Aldeburgh coast

Jan 2010 - A very appropriate exhibition in Aldeburgh given the recent weather - 'Coastal Images' by Tony Pick which includes some snowy scenes of the coast - see
Coastal Images in Suffolk Art Exhibitions

Southwold Pier, Suffolk

Stunning photo of Southwold Pier from Dave Upton from www.daveuptonphotgraphy.co.uk

Stowmarket station

Even our train stations are architectural masterpieces! - Stowmarket

Bury St Edmunds Abbey Gardens

Bury St Edmunds Abbey Gardens

Crisp winter day during the Bury St Edmunds Festival - Abbey Gardens providing a tranquil space away from the crowds

Thorpeness Suffolk duck

thorpeness suffolk meare swans


Kindly supplied by Lynda Griffin of Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel

Dunwich photo, Suffolk


Thorpeness


These great photos of Dunwich and Thorpeness were sent in by Sylvia Speak who can be contacted at robsyl87@tiscli.co.uk. For more images by Sylvia please see - Walberswick Guide,
Dunwich Guide, and
Thorpeness Guide

Sudbury Guide

Suffolk tourism


Sudbury is a lovely town with lots to offer, including extensive Marshes on the River Stour, ideal for rambling and birdwatching

Dunwich Heath Autumn

Autumn Heather on Dunwich Heath

Suffolk beaches

Caught on Dunwich beach, a fisherman in his tent. My kind of sport!

The following are a collection of photos taken by Jessica Delfino, musician & comedy performer at the Latitude Festival 2009:
Jessica at Latitude

Latitude Stage

Latitude Festival

Latitude Festival

Latitude Festival

Latitude Festival

For a full guide to all of the wonderful festivals happening in Suffolk, please see Suffolk Festivals

Feeding time at Jimmys Farm - children are encouraged to feed the lambs.

Jimmys Farm lamb feeding


Even the piglets don't mind being stroked - unless they're asleep of course
Jimmys Farm Piglets


Westleton, Suffolk MG Run

Perfect Spring driving conditions for this MG car run through
Westleton. Suffolk's country lanes are ideal for these classic cars.

Covehithe beach, Covehithe

The end of the road at Covehithe - very Thelma and Louise!

Covehithe Church, Suffolk

Covehithe Church - fortunately in and amongst the ruins the people of Covehithe have built another church - look carefully!


Greenshoots in Suffolk!


A disconcertingly friendly swan at
Melford Hall


Gone Fishing! Weybread Fishery in the Autumn. Check out Fishing in Suffolk


Grounds of Melford Hall


This box of free apples brings a whole new meaning to 'credit crunch lunch'!



Suffolk in the Autumn can be as inviting and colourful as the Summer.


The annual Gosfield Scarecrow Trail takes place in August - it has to be seen to be believed!



Suffolk's very own Stonehenge! Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds


Halesworth is one of Suffolk's many hidden gems. Gordon Brown took his summer holiday near there, and it's only 15 minutes from Southwold. See Halesworth for more information about this lovely town.


This could only be Lavenham



Some Impressive Ipswich Buildings, old and older


Wetheringsett looking colourful in May


Molly with me in the woods in April admiring the bluebells


Needham Lake


Stunning
Framlingham Castle


Inside Framlingham Castle grounds


Suffolk on Easter Sunday 2008!


Early morning training run in Newmarket


Sky on fire in February


Even on a wet January day Bury St Edmunds looks inviting


Flatford Mill January 2008
Kindly sent in by Gareth Davies of Panodream

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If it's Christmas it must be time for my annual bath




Two images of Lavenham

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Gainsborough in front of St Peter's Church, Sudbury


An impressive piece of architecture - proving we're not just a pretty county, we have brains too


Bures High Street November 2007


Thanks to Julie Foster for this Brain Teaser - does anyone know what this white fluffy fungus might be? Apparently it dries to a jet black shell. Please send me an email (address below) if you have any ideas.


Mushrooms on toast anyone?



Whilst out walking in the glorious Autumn sunshine with Molly, my fiercesome hound (see below), I thought of recording some of the sights of Suffolk throughout the seasons. These are amateur shots (I'm sure you guessed!) and I'd be delighted to receive your Photos of Suffolk too, and post them on here.


Belchamp St Paul Church November 2007

Just send me an email with a jpeg, gip or gif. The email address is below and please mark your subject Photos of Suffolk or similar so that I know it's not spam. Send anything that inspires you - a building, sky, bird, mushroom, the water.... Suffolk is a feast for the eyes at any time of the year, let's share it!

The Guildhall, Hadleigh


Molly, the softest dog in the world.

TOP MARKS to Gareth Davies for being the first to send his image of Suffolk in - within an hour of this article going live! VERY IMPRESSIVE, and what a lovely photo of Cavendish Green it is too. Thank you!

Kindly sent in by Gareth Davies of Panodream


Keep them coming please!


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If you have any Photos of Suffolk that you'd like us to include please email jpeg or jif files (preferably low resolution) to us at suffolkguides.admin@suffolktouristguide.com

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