Suffolk

Places to visit

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What's on...

Enjoy late summer and as we head into autumn, you might fancy taking part in the Great British Walk or perhaps you're planning ahead to Hallowe'en and October half term? We've a great programme of events coming up.

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The heather at Dunwich Heath in flower, before it's gone for another year © Fisheye Images

The heather at Dunwich Heath in flower, before it's gone for another year

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One of Britain's most important archaeological sites - Sutton Hoo © Ian Shaw

One of Britain's most important archaeological sites - Sutton Hoo

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The landscape made famous by artist John Constable © National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

The landscape made famous by artist John Constable

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Flatford's scone club, there's a new signature scone to try each month © Russell Clement

Flatford's scone club, there's a new signature scone to try each month

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The brand new plant centre at Ickworth © Russell Clement

The brand new plant centre at Ickworth

Our favourite outdoor activities

Walkies

Stretching the legs out with the dog © Geoff Smith

Ickworth and Dunwich Heath are both doggie heaven - great places to bring your four-legged friends for walkies and stop for refreshments afterwards.

Cycling

Get on two wheels and enjoy the routes around the estate © D Levenson

Just follow the pink signs to enjoy this 7 mile cycle trail around Ickworth, which takes in most of the perimeter of the Estate and the beauty that goes with it.

Geocaching

Join in the high tech treasure hunt that's fun for all ages © NT

Can you find the the geocaches we've hidden on Dunwich Heath? Hugely popular with visitors, download their co-ordinates or borrow a GPS receiver from us.

Running

Running the Denbies Hillside nature trail © Arnel de Serra

Get your running shoes on and check out Ickworth's trim trail - try your hand on various fitness objects, ranging from pole climbing to ladder walks and leap frog.

Places to stay

You're never far from breathtaking views when you stay in one of the coastguard cottages at Dunwich, Tranmer House at Sutton Hoo or one of Ickworth's idyllic cottages. How about the Ickworth Hotel?

Wildlife conservation

We've teamed up with the RSPB and embarked on a major project funded by the European Union and other partners, to secure a sustainable future for wildlife in the Alde-Ore Estuary.

Social groups

Join your local supporter group and get more from your membership © Arnhel de Serra

Why not join your local supporter group?

Volunteer

Join your local supporter group and get more from your membership © NT

Join our Suffolk Volunteer Group and help us with tasks such as clearing shrub, hedge laying and footpath maintanence.