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Top 10 Things to Do in Suffolk

There are so many great days out, activities and attractions in Suffolk that we have found it extremely difficult to narrow the list down! However, here are our Top Ten Things to Do in Suffolk - all you have to do is decide which one to tick off the list first!

Top 10 Things to Do in Suffolk


1. RSPB Suffolk


RSPB Suffolk - Things to Do in Suffolk


Visit one of the nature reserves at RSPB Suffolk and witness a great variety of wonderful scenery, a fantastic assortment of wildlife, loads of birdwatching opportunities, plus learn a new skill on one of the talks and courses regularly held or enjoy a guided day, including family days out.

Please also see our article on Birdwatching in Suffolk.

2. The National Trust


Ickworth House - Top 10 Things to Do in Suffolk


The National Trust in Suffolk is perfect for those of you who love history and architecture, with properties in Suffolk hosting activities and events throughout the year - but the National Trust's work does not stop at buildings alone. There are also picturesque gardens and parkland, dramatic coastlines and nature reserves - in other words, there’s something for everyone.

Please also see our article on English Heritage in Suffolk.

3. Suffolk Villages


Lavenham Guildhall - things to do


Spend a day out in medieval Lavenham and visit Lavenham Guildhall, a stunning early 16th-century timber-framed building.

Top 10 Things to Do in Suffolk


Another fantastically medieval village with plenty to do is Bury St Edmunds, home of Bury St Edmunds Abbey. For more ideas please see our guide to Days Out in Bury St Edmunds.

Melford Hall - Top 10 Things to Do in Suffolk


Long Melford is undoubtedly one of Suffolk's most attractive villages where you will find the stunning
Long Melford Hall.

Days out in Ipswich


Ipswich is Suffolk's county town and has a more modern, city feel compared to many towns and villages in Suffolk, but the Ipswich marina is still a great and tranquil sight to behold. With its many shops, markets, inns, cafes and restaurants, you will not be bored in Ipswich!

For more information and other days out ideas please see Suffolk Villages & Towns.

Top 10 Things to Do in Suffolk


4. Festivals in Suffolk


Festivals in Suffolk - Top 10 Things to Do in Suffolk


Attending a Suffolk Festival is a fun, informative and highly entertaining thing to do! Festivals happen across the whole of Suffolk throughout the year and cover subject areas such as music, comedy, film, art, literature, food & drink, plus much more. Please click on the link above for a comprehensive guide to Suffolk Festivals on this year.

5. Suffolk Beaches


Top 10 Things to Do in Suffolk


Everyone loves a day out at the seaside, and there are a number of beaches in Suffolk that the whole family can visit and relax on - perhaps with an ice-cream, some candy floss or traditional, home-cooked fish 'n' chips.

Southwold Beach - Suffolk Beaches - Days Out


A visit of one of the beaches in Suffolk also makes for an inexpensive day out. Please see Suffolk Beaches for more information.

6. Art Galleries


Art Galleries in Suffolk


There is a thriving arts scene in Suffolk, with a great collection of Art Galleries for you to visit and learn about new artists, buy works, or enjoy the latest Art Exhibitions in Suffolk.

7. Newmarket Racing


Newmarket Racing - Top 10 Things to Do in Suffolk


For fans of horse racing, visit Newmarket, a beautiful English town and home of The National Stud.

Top 10 Things to Do in Suffolk


Please see Newmarket Racing for more information, and if you want some hands-on experience, see Horse Riding in Suffolk.

8. Suffolk Farm Shops


Farm Shop in Suffolk


Stock up on some fresh local produce from Suffolk at one of its many Farm Shops and Farmers' Markets. Suffolk has a long agricultural history, making its farms some of the best in the UK.

Top 10 Things to Do in Suffolk


9. Afternoon Tea


Afternoon Tea - Top 10 Things to Do in Suffolk


Delicious, scrumptious, yummy, refreshing – these are all words that come to mind when one thinks of Afternoon Tea. A great thing to do with family or friend at any time of the year is to take Afternoon Tea in a Suffolk Hotel, and indulge yourselves with a fine selection of tea, creamy cakes, sticking buns, toasted sandwiches and more.

10. Music Concerts


Aldeburgh Music - thing to do in Suffolk


Fans of music will not be disappointed by what Suffolk has to offer, with musical performances happening all the time! For details of what's on now please see our month-by-month guide to Music Concert in Suffolk.

Top 10 Things to Do in Suffolk


The Concert Hall at Snape Maltings is home to Aldeburgh Music, featuring a yearly programme of classical music concerts and events - certainly an experience you will not forget!

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ON A DAY OUT IN SUFFOLK SOON!


Please see our article, Things to Do in Suffolk, for more days out ideas that we haven't been able to include above. Also see - -

Days Out in Suffolk

Great Value Days Out in Suffolk

Suffolk Attractions

Activities in Suffolk

Kids' Days Out in Suffolk

For more information on all days out, activities and attractions in Suffolk, please see our FULL LIST of Things to Do in Suffolk.

What is your favourite thing to do when in Suffolk? Please let us know by sending us an email.

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