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Bird Watching on Havergate Island

Havergate Island
If you are looking to get back to nature and escape from it all for a few hours, Bird watching on Havergate Island could be for you! Just a 20 minute boat ride from Orford Quay, Havergate Island is a nature reserve owned and managed by the RSPB and with 5 hides on the island to enjoy your bird watching, you won't be disappointed! The reason for my visit was that over the last year I have ex...
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Framlingham Castle

Framlingham Castle
What can I tell you about Framlingham Castle? Well a sign of a great day out is when you're still smiling as you remember it a couple of weeks later! I recently had the opportunity to be one of the first people to visit the new and improved Framlingham Castle and yes you guessed it I'm still smiling about it! I'm very lucky to live near the castle and often walk or drive past it on my tr...
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Suffolk Top 50 Challenge – The story so far…

Southwold
I set myself the Suffolk Top 50 Challenge just over 6 months ago. I am now a third of the way through the list with 17 places visited so far and I am finding its a great way to explore Suffolk! If you are looking for a fun challenge or just find yourself with some free time and are wondering what to do why don't you have a look at the Suffolk Top 50 list to see if anything catches your eye?...
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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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Siege! at Framlingham Castle

Siege! at Framlingham Castle
Siege! at Framlingham Castle It's not everyday you are greeted by knights in armour before being transported back in time to 1216 to join in the siege of Framlingham Castle. That's why events are so fantastic in bringing attractions to life! I knew I was in for a good day when as I approached the entrance to the castle I could hear lots of cheering! There was a great atmosphere inside and I decid...
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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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