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Exploring Sutton Hoo

Sutton Hoo
Who would have thought mounds could be so interesting!  Sutton Hoo is set in a wonderful landscape and the mounds are just the start of the story..... On arrival at Sutton Hoo it's easy to get swept up in the excellent 'visitor attraction' facilities before actually venturing outside to see the wonderful landscape where the story begins. It was shortly before the Second World War that Ed...
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Debach Airfield Museum

The Operations Room, Debach Airfield Control Tower
It's funny how one of the best days out I have had so far this year is one I stumbled upon by accident! That's exactly what happened at Debach Airfield Museum. On my way to Ipswich I came across an eye-catching sign that made me think.....ooohh I will pop in there on my way back, which is exactly what I did! Not really knowing what to expect, I turned off at the sign and found myself headin...
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Southwold Sailors’ Reading Room

Exterior of Southwold Sailors' Reading Room
Southwold Sailors' Reading Room I was intrigued as to why the Southwold Sailors' Reading Room made it into Suffolk's top 50 and today I was going to find out why. Built in 1864 in memory of Captain Rayley by his wife, the reading room was intended to provide a place for sailors and fishermen to meet, chat and spend time. It is still being used as a reading room today in addition to being a museum...
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Moyse’s Hall Museum

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I just love it if I can go into a museum and see something that makes me say "That's so cool!" This is what happened to me when I unexpectedly found myself in Moyse's Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds. I have walked past the museum many a time when out and about in Bury. To be honest I'm not really a museum person so when walking past Moyse's Hall in the past, I have just glanced and admired the bui...
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