Home / Posts tagged "Shopping"

Shopping

Places to shop in Suffolk

Beccles Antiques Street Market

Beccles Antique Street Market
The Beccles Antiques Street Market has been on my list of things to do for a few years now and this year I finally made it, although some may say I was a bit eager arriving at the market at 9 am on a Sunday morning but it was worth it! Exploring Beccles Antiques Street Market The great thing about arriving early was that I has the chance to have a good browse before it got really busy and wi...
Read More

Vintage Market in the Sunshine

vintage market
You really can't beat a vintage market stroll at Snape Maltings in the sunshine! Its such a relaxing thing to do, in beautiful surroundings with the added bonus of having the 'smile' factor as you see lots of things for sale that you remember from your childhood. I often realise I'm smiling while I look around the stalls, taking a trip down memory lane! On Sunday the vintage market was great...
Read More

Newmarket Horseshoe Trail

Jockey Club Rooms Newmarket
When I discovered the Newmarket Horseshoe Trail it seemed the perfect way of exploring a town I had never visited before. As soon as I arrived in Newmarket, my first stop was the tourist information Centre (TIC). I'm a big fan of TIC's and always seek them out if a town has one! As well as being fantastic for getting information about a place, you also sometimes speak to people with insi...
Read More

3 Great Reasons to Visit Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre

Bury St Edmunds Christmas fayre
Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre is one of the highlights in my Suffolk calendar that I look forward to each year and it seems I am not the only one! Attracting around 120,000 visitors over 4 days, it appears there are lot of people who enjoy it! I love shopping in Bury as it has a great mix of popular department and chain stores as well as fantastic independent shops. When you add the Chris...
Read More

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?...
Read More

Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival

Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival
Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival - 5 Great Reasons to Visit Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival now in it's 11th year, is a permanent and well loved fixture in the Suffolk event calendar attracting thousands of visitors each year. Having arrived home after visiting the festival today it's been difficult choosing from the many photo's I have taken so I decided to sort them into 5 categor...
Read More

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...
Read More

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, ...
Read More

10 things that made me smile at the Suffolk Show

Suffolk Show
Spending a day out for me is all about finding those things that make you smile. I don't go looking for them they sort of find me. It may be things I see or people I meet, that's why I love getting out and about exploring Suffolk. There is no shortage of things to do, the hardest part sometimes is finding the spare time to do it! If you are looking for things that will make you smile the Suffo...
Read More

Southwold Pier

Southwold pier
The sun was shining, it was a beautiful spring day and I had a free weekend so where better to start my Suffolk Top 50 Challenge than Southwold Pier and the seaside! I decided to kick off my challenge by visiting Southwold and got very excited as not only could I visit the pier but the Sailors' Reading Room museum was also on my list which is located along the seafront just a few minutes walk f...
Read More
Top