Curious Discoveries

Things To Do in Suffolk

You’ve chosen the best spot to hang out. The Angel is a perfect central location to enjoy everything that historic Bury St Edmunds, or the surrounding areas have to offer.

It’s all within your reach, and there’s nowhere better to stay if you want to do it in style. On your doorstep are the delightful Abbey gardens, St Mary’s, where Mary Tudor (the Queen of France) rests and the quaint cobbled streets of shops.

The idyllic Suffolk coast and beautiful get away countryside await discovery. We have picked out some of the trips for you to do or see during your stay with us, if you so choose. 

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LAVENHAM

Lavenham is a lovely suffolk town situated in Constable Country. In Tudor times, Lavenham was said to be the fourteenth wealthiest town in England, despite its small size. Its fine timber-framed buildings and beautiful church, built on the success of the wool trade...

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NEWMARKET

Nestling on the Suffolk-Cambridgeshire border at the gateway to the East of England, Newmarket is both the historical home and the current powerhouse of British horseracing.

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ELVEDEN ESTATE

Elveden is a world class producer and purveyor of local and regional food excellence.  Their reputation for wildlife conservation, in harmony with their farming practices make Elveden and obvious choice for food with a unique story. Click here for more info

WYKEN VINEYARDS | STANTON

Once occupied by Romans, the ancient estate of Wyken is quintessential Suffolk, full of country lanes, hedgerows, patchwork fields and woodlands.  Wyken is a 1200 acre farm and 7 acre vineyard producing award-winning wines.  the formal gardens are crammed with topiary, herbs, roses, fruit trees and meandering peacocks, guines fowl and chickens. Their  well renound restaurant The Leaping Hare is located in 400 year old barn that serves meat and game from the estate.

SNAPE MALTINGS

Snape Maltings is a unique collection of granaries nestled beside the River Alde. The fine collection of shops and galleries provide an inspiring shopping experience. The Plough & Sail public house is a favourite for visitors for either a light refreshment, relaxing lunch or evening meal.

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SUTTON HOO

If you are looking for somewhere new to visit why not give Sutton Hoo a try? Sometimes referred to as 'page one of the history of England', Sutton Hoo is a unique and fascinating place for everyone to enjoy.

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