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Why Ipswich Waterfront will always be one of my favourite places

Ipswich Waterfront
Sometimes places become special because of the memories made there. Ipswich Waterfront will always be one of those places for me. I'm often asked where my favourite place in Suffolk is and you would think it would be quite an easy question to answer. We all have our own favourite places we like to escape to when we have some spare time don't we? This has become a tricky question for me to an...
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How to Spend a Couple of Hours in Thorpeness

Thorpeness
Thorpeness, I think it's fair to stay is quite different to most places you many have come across in Suffolk. You will find it a unique village and probably not like anything you have seen before! It's a great place to explore for a couple of hours as everything is within easy walking distance. Here are my top 5 tips to help you make the most of your time at this quirky place! 1. Hire a ro...
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Just One of Many Reasons Why You Should Visit Felixstowe!

Landguard Visitor Centre and View Point Cafe
When on my travels across Suffolk, once I've arrived at my destination it's nice to sit for a bit, get myself organised and go back over my plans to make sure I make the most of my visit. The opportunity of doing this over a cup of coffee is even better and Felixstowe has just the place to do this. The Landguard Visitor Centre and View Point Cafe is just one of the many reasons you should visit...
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Why a Suffolk Explorer Guide is a Great Way to Discover Orford

Orford Suffolk
Looking to discover Orford? Well it is one of those places that has a lot more to it than you first think! I have been many times this year and often take a leisurely walk around the town just to enjoy the pretty surroundings. The Suffolk Coast and Heaths Orford Explorer Guide is an excellent way to discover Orford if you have an hour or two spare and fancy going for a walk. A number of dif...
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Lovely Lavenham: A Photo Tour!

Little Hall Lavenham
Well I made it! I arrived in Lavenham this week and I am not going to admit how many years I have been saying - I must go! Was it worth the wait? - Absolutely!  and so much so, that I am planning a return trip as we speak! And here's why...... It's absolutely stunning! As you walk around the village you can't help but be astounded at all the different houses and buildings that line the stre...
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Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds

Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds
Where to start with Abbey Gardens? I know I say it often but yes this is another of my favorite places in Suffolk! I have got to know Abbey Gardens quite well over recent years...or so I thought. I usually meet one of my best friends there several times a year as it happens to be halfway between where we both live. We grab a coffee and sandwich at the bakery and wander down to the gardens, ...
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Framlingham

Framlingham Castle
It's so fantastic that Framlingham has made the list of the Sunday Times best places to live in East of England. There's so much to love about 'Fram' as the locals call it. If you have a couple of hours to spare its an ideal place to explore. Here are just 3 of my favorite things to do in Framlingham. 1. Framlingham Castle The castle dates from the late 12th-century and is a great day out for al...
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