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Attractions in Suffolk reviewed by Angela Wright, the Suffolk blogger

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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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 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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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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Discovering Dahlias at Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey dahlia garden
Its funny to think that the reason for visiting a place is to see one particular flower! But that was my main reason for visiting Anglesey Abbey this weekend and yes the dahlias were amazing but I soon discovered there is so much more to see. Here are some of the many things that made me smile as I explored... Discovering Dahlias at Anglesey Abbey I had heard that Anglesey Abbey had a garden ded...
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Felixstowe Museum

felixstowe museum
As a regular visitor to Felixstowe, I have often walked past Felixstowe Museum and with the best intentions of popping in. Well on the Heritage Open Days festival this year when exploring various places in the area I finally made it in for a look around. Here is a quick guide to what you can see on a visit. Felixstowe Museum: a quick guide The museum has always had an eye catching entrance a...
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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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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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