5 Great Reasons to Visit Suffolk Food Hall

suffolk food hall
They say you shouldn't go food shopping when you are hungry and its completely true. Even if you are not hungry, Suffolk Food Hall is definitely one of those places that as soon as you walk in you will want to buy EVERYTHING! Here are my 5 great reasons to visit 5 Great Reasons to Visit Suffolk Food Hall 1. Local Produce/Food Well this obviously goes without saying but as soon as you walk th...
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Things to do in Strasbourg

petite france strasbourg
Sometimes an opportunity arises to visit somewhere completely different. When a friend suggested a few days away in Strasbourg it sounded really interesting...and we loved it! So if you fancy a trip away discovering somewhere new here is a list of things to do. Things to do in Strasbourg Climb to the top of Strasbourg Cathedral I love a view when I visit new places, who doesn't? The Cathedral o...
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Guide to Orford Castle in 7 Photos

orford castle
A day out at Orford Castle should be on everyone's list. Here's my quick guide from the bottom to the top of Orford Castle in 7 photos. My Guide to Orford Castle in 7 Photos Orford Castle looks magnificent whatever time of year you visit. Situated in one of my favourite areas of the county this English Heritage property has so much going for it and when you reach the top the views are great! ...
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Why You Should Ride the ArcelorMittal Orbit Slide

ArcelorMittal Orbit
ArcelorMittal Orbit has a slide. Not an ordinary slide its the worlds longest and tallest tunnel slide. What's it like to have a go? It's BRILLIANT! Do you need any other reasons to ride the slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit? Ok.. well read on and let me convince you! It sometimes takes a 'Big' birthday to do something out of your comfort zone. Having studied tourism and event manageme...
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Magical Minsmere

Minsmere
It has been great to see how popular Minsmere Nature Reserve has become since being thrown into the spotlight as the place for Springwatch in 2014. It really is quite a magical place! As someone who works in the tourism industry, its been great to see the impact this has had in putting Suffolk on the map. If you have seen Minsmere on the telly but not got around to visit, this blog will give yo...
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Open Farm Sunday at Easton Farm Park

tractor ride at easton farm park
Open Farm Sunday was a perfect opportunity for us to take a trip to Easton Farm Park. Its been many years since I last visited so I was keen to see what it had to offer. As you can imagine there were no shortage of animals to see and it was great that they were all within easy reach once through the entrance. Its a great place for children (and big kids who like animals too!) as there was a goo...
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Lots of Surprises at Old Jet Market

Old Jet Market
My trip this weekend to Old Jet Market held lots of surprises, which is why I love living in Suffolk! Old Jet Market is quite unique. Its not necessarily the market itself (which was great by the way), it was more the location that was the biggest surprise for me. This monthly market is held in and around an old aircraft hanger at Bentwaters, an old airfield in Rendlesham. Why I enjoyed my vis...
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A Stroll around the Gardens at Otley Hall

Otley Hall
Otley Hall has been on my list of places to visit for a while now so when I saw that it was opening its gardens to the public on Wednesdays from May to September, I jumped at the chance and visited on their first day of opening! I seem to be developing a new hobby; eating tea and cake in other peoples garden's - but of course I always make sure I'm invited first!! What to Look out for in Otley...
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An Afternoon at Orfordness Lighthouse

Orfordness Lighthouse
I've always loved unusual days out so last year when I discovered that Orfordness Lighthouse was going to have an open day, I  jumped at the chance of exploring this wonderful lighthouse. Let me explain a bit about Orfordness Lighthouse for you, as I feel it is a little bit special to say the least. A landmark on the Suffolk Coast since it was built in 1792, it was decommissioned in 2013 as it ...
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Exploring Bawdsey

View from Bawdsey Quay
On my travels around Suffolk I have often seen the signpost for Bawdsey and wondered what was there. Recently I found out when 'Explore Bawdsey' moved to the top of my list! 3 Things to do When Exploring Bawdsey 1. Enjoy the Views From the Beach Yes Bawdsey has a beach - well a quay to be precise. I wasn't expecting to find lots of sand when I arrived at the Quay so it was a bit of a surprise...
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