Shoppers' Guide to Suffolk
Suffolk is home to such a large and varied selection of shops that you are sure to find something you simply can't live without! Along with all of the recognised High Street chains, Suffolk also offers shoppers something a little more distinctive. Stonham Barns
is a great day out in the heart of the Suffolk Countryside. Situated on the A1120 east of Stowmarket, Stonham Barns offers a variety of retail shops
and leisure facilities such as Fishing Lakes, Fit Club, Garden Centre and much, much more to ensure you enjoy your visit with us!
Year round, admission to the complex is free and there is free parking.
For more informationand to see exactly what's available please see: Stonham Barns Leisure and Retail VillageYoxford Antiques Centre and Gardens
offers a refreshing and relaxing approach to buying antiques, collectables and gifts. They have a light and airy display area of over 5,000 sq ft with quality antique and 20th century furniture, clocks, jewellery, bygones and collectables of all types, silver, ceramics, textiles, soft furnishings and vintage clothing, as well as a wide range of secondhand books, antique tools and garden ornaments. The friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand to help in any way. There is ample free parking in front of the Centre. For more information please see: Yoxford Antiques Centre and Gardens
One of the very best places to go for the ultimate in personal gifts is Lesley Pyke Limited
. Lesley has been a professional glass & crystal engraver since 1984, creating spectacular pieces for all occasions - whether it be a birthday, wedding, award ceremony or a luxury gift for someone special 'just because'. Lesley also offers bespoke commissions and her own work for sale, much of which can be viewed in the gallery. Jim Lawrence, Hadleigh
, is a family-run business that supplies an impressively large range of hand-crafted home furnishings created by combining traditional craftsmanship with contemporary designs. The selection of unique products can be viewed in the Hadleigh showroom or via the online shop, and are available for delivery throughout the UK.
If you have a passion for antiques then a visit to the Woodbridge Antiques Centre
will not disappoint. Here you will find a vast and fascinating collection of little treasures from carefully selected dealers. Items include: glassware, porcelain & pottery, silver and silverplate, paintings & prints, fine jewellery, clocks & watches, telephones and much more. The Woodbridge Antiques Centre is the perfect place to find unique wedding/birthday/anniversary gifts for someone special, and is open every day of the week except Sundays.Shoppers’ Guide to Suffolk
One shop offering an unparalleled experience not to be missed is The Amber Shop
in Southwold. Sitting alongside The Amber Museum (pictured above), here you will discover the delights of all things amber.
The museum features a beautiful selection of carvings and artefacts from around the world, and in the shop you will find a breath-taking array of traditional and modern amber jewellery for both men and women (pictured below). This is a unique shopping event, so be warned – you are likely to want to spend the whole day there! For more information please click on the link above.The Jessica Muir Gallery
in the centre of Long Melford is a wonderful place simply to visit, view and admire its products – though we are sure you will be tempted to make a purchase once you see exactly what is on offer. Artists and shop owners, Jessica Brown & Jean Muir, specialise in jewellery, ceramics, glass, wood (pictured below), textiles, painting and limited edition prints. Individual commissions and sourcing for specific requirements are undertaken to accommodate individual customer requirements, and the gallery features a changing programme of exhibitions which run throughout the year. For full details please click on the link above.
Another great place to pick up some original arts and crafts is the Suffolk Craft Society
in Ipswich (pictured below). Within this magnificent 1868 Town Hall building shoppers will find a sales outlet for contemporary designer craftwork such as ceramics, jewellery, sculptures, weaved baskets and home & kitchen ware. The Society also has a craftwork commissioning service, an online shop, and hold monthly, free-entry talks and exhibitions by a featured artist. For full details please click on the link above.Shoppers’ Guide to Suffolk
Stuck for Christmas gift ideas? Check out our article, Christmas Presents from Suffolk
, for a selection of wonderful presents that would delight the whole family, such as traditional Christmas hampers from Jimmy's Farm
One of the best sources for local, specialised and hand-made food has to be Farm Shops and Farmers' Markets
. Please click on the link for more information, including a full list of Farmers' Markets across the whole of Suffolk.
For a full guide to other shopping experiences that Suffolk has to offer, please see Shopping in Suffolk
. For a full list of all shops featured on the Suffolk Tourist Guide, please see Shops in SuffolkShoppers’ Guide to Suffolk
Please click on the following links for information on what Suffolk has to offer:Accommodation in SuffolkSpecial Offers from Hotels in SuffolkEating Out in SuffolkAttractions in SuffolkActivities in SuffolkDays Out in Suffolk
and Suffolk Tourist Attractions
- guides to both action-packed activities and also more subdued, relaxing attractions in SuffolkWhat's On SuffolkSuffolk FestivalsBeaches in SuffolkWalking in Suffolk Suffolk MuseumsArt Galleries
and Current Art Exhibitions Courses in Suffolk
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