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A Trip to Saxtead Green Post Mill

Saxtead grenn post mill
Sometimes it takes an event to get you to visit a landmark you often pass by on your travels. That's exactly what happened for my trip to Saxtead Green Post Mill. The mill is situated on the A1120 tourist route in Suffolk and is quite eye catching as you drive through the village of Saxtead. I have driven past it many times but it was the 30 days wild that I signed up for in 2017 that prompted ...
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A Visit to Bodiam Castle

Bodiam castle
What can I say about my visit to Bodiam Castle except that I was super excited when I saw it. Not only did it look amazing but it was surrounded by a moat that was actually FULL of water! Castles are all so different but Bodiam Castle for me certainly has the wow factor. I have never seen a moat complete with water (and fish!) it is what you would imagine a castle to look like if you had ne...
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5 Great Reasons to Visit Framlingham Country Show

Framlingham country show
They say the best days out can often be found on your doorstep, and that definitely was the case having just arrived back home after a visit to the Framlingham Country Show. Having recently picked up a leaflet advertising the show, I was really surprised to see it was celebrating its 10th Anniversary. How time flies. I had heard good things about the show from friends and had intended to vi...
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Felixstowe Seafront Gardens: A Photo Tour

felixstowe seafront gardens
What can I say about Felixstowe Seafront Gardens except that I absolutely LOVE my visits there and if you haven't been its a must on your 'Places to go' list. The best way to show you why its worth a visit is from the many photos I've taken on numerous trips, so I hope you enjoy this photo tour..... Felixstowe Seafront Gardens: A Photo Tour Sometimes all you need is a bit of peace and quiet &...
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A Circular Walk in Marlesford

Marlesford
A circular walk in Marlesford is a great thing to do for a couple of hours, especially when it starts and ends at the wonderful Marlesford Farm Café and Shop.  Where better to treat yourself to something delicious after you have built up an appetite after a walk. There are many walks in the series 'Pub Walks with Darcy' in the Essential Suffolk magazine. Darcy is a Golden Retriever, but you...
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A Look Around Little Hall in Lavenham

Little Hall Lavenham
I was delighted to get to have a look around Little Hall in Lavenham. Its perhaps one of the most noticeable places in the town, just off the square and painted a bright yellow, you really can't miss it! A Stroll Around Little Hall in Lavenham It is amazing to think that Little Hall was originally built in the 1390's for a family of clothiers. It has had some updates since then, if you can c...
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4 Great Reasons to Visit the Apex

Apex Bury St Edmunds
Well there are more than 4 great reasons to visit the Apex if I'm being honest! It is easy why the Apex in Bury St Edmunds is an award winning venue for live music and entertainment. Not been before? here are a few reasons you may like to visit... 4 Great Reasons to Visit the Apex 1. To see a show Of course it goes without saying but it is a great venue to see a show. I love visiting and have s...
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Guide to Visiting Ely

Ely Cathedral
If you are looking to venture outside of Suffolk to explore somewhere different, here is my guide to visiting Ely. The great thing about living in Suffolk is that there are other wonderful counties to explore within reasonable driving distance. Ely in Cambridgeshire is a perfect example. What to Look Out For When Visiting Ely When approaching Ely by car you can't fail to be amazed by the sight o...
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Stowmarket Christmas Tree Festival

Stowmarket Christmas Tree festival
I finally made it! Visiting the Stowmarket Christmas Tree Festival has been on my list for a number of years now and I am pleased to say I can now tick it off! Was it worth a visit? Yes! Stowmarket Christmas Tree Festival The festival is on for about a month and I think that is the reason I haven't visited before - you think you have lots of time to visit then all of a sudden Christmas is he...
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A Visit to The Red House Aldeburgh

The Red House Aldeburgh
A visit to The Red House Aldeburgh was a last minute decision. That's what I love about Heritage Open Days - its a great way of exploring places that you haven't even thought of visiting and learning something new. Since moving to Suffolk, one of my favourite places I discovered early on was Snape Maltings. I love visiting Snape and it was here on my many visits, I began to hear about Benja...
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