National Trust in Suffolk

The National Trust In Suffolk

National Trust in Suffolk
The Guildhall of Corpus Christi, Lavenham by David Dixon, CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The National Trust in Suffolk plays a significant role in the preservation of Suffolk’s history and the stunning countryside. From scenic gardens and parks and historical houses to nature reserves and inspiring coastlines, the National Trust has it all. The National Trust in Suffolk holds a wide range of sites and properties, so there is sure to be a destination for every taste. Most of the Suffolk National Trust sites host a variety of events and exciting activities yearly, so it is with checking out their website to ensure you don’t miss out on some memorable experiences.

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The Rotunda Ickworth House by Chris Holifield, CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Start your trip with a visit to Ickworth House, Park and Gardens close to Bury St Edmund. Set in the ‘Capability’ Brown landscape, this Georgian jewel will give you a glimpse into the eccentric lives of the Hervey family.

Visit Melford Hall and follow the footsteps of Beatrix Potter in this romantic building in one of the prettiest villages in Suffolk, Long Melford.

You can learn more about the world of history nearby at Lavenham Guildhall. This site allows you to relive the rise and fall of the wool industry in the area. Found in the heart of Lavenham, the Guildhall is one of England’s best-preserved villages, making it worth a visit.


Be sure not to miss out on Sutton Hoo, the Anglo-Saxon kings’ burial site. Trace the steps of pagans, warriors, and legendary kings and experience history brought to life.

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Lose yourself to the awe-striking coastline of Suffolk. Take a peak into the paradise that is Dunwich Heath and get immense in the beautiful displays of heather in the warmer months.


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A perfect combination of the interesting history of the Cold war and the revitalising natural scenes, Orford Ness National Nature Reserve is an unmissable destination.

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Stuart Warrington / The Airfield Marsh reedbed on Orford Ness

Visit the home of the thatched Bridge Cottage of the 16th century in Flatford Mill. This location is nestled in the heart of Dedham Vale and tells the tale of the legendary pastoral paintings of John Constable. Visitors are welcome into the cottage to attend the exhibition.

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The National Trust in Suffolk has something to offer everyone. From tracker packs, guided tours, and walks to children’s activities, events, open-aired performances, and space to experience relaxation at its best, the National Trust has it all! Return home with a collection of books, gifts, herbs, and plants as unforgettable souvenirs of your time in Suffolk.

For other Suffolk Attractions and Things to Do see Suffolk Attractions, Things to Do in Suffolk

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