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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DUXFORD IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

Set in the spacious grounds of the famous former First and Second World War airfield, IWM Duxford is home to an impressive collection of over two hundred aircraft as well as tanks, military vehicles and boats. Wander under and around some of the most iconic aircraft in the world including a Spitfire, a legendary Lancaster and the fastest ever Concorde, and get hands-on with award winning interactive exhibitions.

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RSPB LAKENHEATH FEN NATURE RESERVE

Lakenheath Fen nature reserve is a wetland area filled with life: marsh harriers, hobbies, bearded tits and warblers are plentiful. It is also one of the few places in the UK where you will catch a glimpse of the golden orioles breeding. Each season brings a new experience. Click here for more info.

HIGH LODGE FOREST CENTRE | THETFORD FOREST

Highfield Lodge Forest Centre is in the heart of Thetford Park, one of Europe’s largest man-made lowland Forests. You can hire a bike or take a walk in the miles of beautiful quiet of the natural terrain. There’s plenty for the kids too. Click here for more info

GO APE! HIGH WIRE FOREST ADVENTURE | THETFORD FOREST

Monkey about in the trees. Enjoy 3 hours on zip wires, Tarzan swings, rope ladders and a host of other high wire crossings across one of the UK’s most beautiful forests. Minimum age is 10 years, minimum height 1.40m. Click here for more info

VISIT EAST ANGLIA

Visit East Anglia is the official tourism website and visitors guide for the region, designed to help you make the most from your day out or short break. Click here to visit their website.