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6 Fun Things to Do in Suffolk This May

Suffolk Show tractor
May is a bumper month for events in Suffolk, it can be difficult to choose what to do! If you are looking for some help I have put together 6 fun things to do in Suffolk this May that I can personally recommend! Suffolk has some great events and last May I attended 3 events in one day - still don't know how I managed it. Meticulous planning and sheer determination I think, but it shows anyth...
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3 Great Reasons to Visit Open Gardens

open gardens
Open gardens are a fantastic way of spending a couple of hours. I had such a great time on a recent visit that I may have just found myself a new hobby!   3 Great Reasons to Visit Open Gardens The first time I encountered open gardens was last year when I visited 16 gardens in the same street near to where I live!  Armed with a map, I had great fun weaving in and out of lots of cotta...
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Exploring Suffolk – 5 Suffolk Surprises!

Southwold Beach Suffolk
Suffolk is full of surprises! As Autumn in Suffolk takes hold with Winter not too far behind, the rain falling outside makes it a perfect day for staying in keeping cosy and planning my next few months of places to explore. Looking back at where I've been and people I have met so far has really made me smile. You don't have to travel too far from home or spend too much money to have fun..it se...
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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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Helmingham Hall Gardens

A view of Helmingham Hall from one of the gardens
Sometimes you just need to take some time out, forget your 'to do' list and spend an afternoon reflecting on what's important in life.....Helmingham Hall Gardens is a perfect place to do this! The gardens are simply stunning and what's lovely is that there are always different flowers to appreciate depending on what time of year you go. With the many types of gardens to see during your visi...
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