Suffolk

Places to visit

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What's on...

We've got lots of activities and events planned in Suffolk this spring. Whether you enjoy colourful spring walks, wildlife encounters or inspiration of where to take the family. What will take your fancy? There's so much to celebrate this season and lots of ways to join in.

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Daffodils bring a little bit of sunshine to any day © Justin Holt

Daffodils bring a little bit of sunshine to any day

 A sea of yellow, as daffodils come into bloom at Ickworth

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Lambs gambolling in the fields are a sure sign that spring has arrived © Scott Mackie

Lambs gambolling in the fields are a sure sign that spring has arrived

 The new arrivals at Ickworth, as lambing begins.

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Will you recognise some of Constable's famous scenes? © National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

Will you recognise some of Constable's famous scenes?

A walk in Constable Country to see the landscape that inspired a great artist.

 

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Step inside and discover 500 years of village life © Technique Productions

Step inside and discover 500 years of village life

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.