In and around Suffolk

A view of Ickworth rotunda with trees full of autumn colour in the foreground

Suffolk is a county filled with natural beauty, from its picturesque coastline and Constable Country in the east, to wool towns in the west.

Places to visit

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Find a place to relax and unwind

In a busy world, sometimes it's good to slow the pace down and take time out to enjoy the peace and tranquility special places like these can offer. So whether you want somewhere to breathe in lungfuls of fresh air, sit back and take in the view or stop to listen to the leaves rustling in the trees. Relax and unwind on your next visit.

View of the back of the Rotunda and gardens from the garden steps at Ickworth

Places to visit in Suffolk 

The question about Suffolk, is where will you visit first? From a landscape made famous by John Constable to the royal burial ground at Sutton Hoo. Enjoy a walk along the iconic Suffolk coastline and around picturesque wool towns, such as Lavenham and Long Melford. And don't miss the chance to discover what life was like above and below stairs at Ickworth.

Children under the Christmas tree at Ickworth, Suffolk

Christmas in Suffolk 

It wouldn't be Christmas without a trip to meet Father Christmas at Ickworth, or the opportunity to meet up with friends at Sutton Hoo for a walk followed by a festive treat.

Some of our favourite walks
spring time Ickworth

Walking in Suffolk 

Why not walk in the footsteps of John Constable at Flatford, discover the beauty of the coast at Dunwich Heath, or wander around the picturesque village of Lavenham?

Find out what we're up to
The Granary at Flatford

National Trust Acquires The Granary at Flatford

Wednesday October 18 2018 Historic building in the heart of Constable Country to be cared for by the National Trust

View of Ickworth Rotunda from Stumpery/Spring Garden area.

Ickworth Uncovered: Raising the roof

Over the next two years, Ickworth is set to secure its future – with your help – thanks to a major new conservation project

Members of the public with an expert and the Sutton Hoo helmet

Sutton Hoo goes on tour!

As Sutton Hoo closes after 30 September to begin major transformation works across the site, we’re embarking on a county-wide roadshow with our beautiful replicas. If you can’t come to Sutton Hoo, Sutton Hoo will come to you!

John with 2nd totem Ickworth

Growing the Roots of Ickworth

A celebration of Ickworth and the craftsmanship that makes it special.

Meeting friends for tea

'Meet Up Mondays' at Dunwich Heath!

If you’d like to meet new people and enjoy a chat and a cuppa, then 'Meet up Mondays’ could be just what you’re looking for!

Sea campion growing on shingle ridges at Orford Ness

Latest news from Orford Ness

We are closed now until Easter 2019. Opening times and events for 2019 will be made available as soon as possible. Watch this space for further information.

Women and Power in Suffolk

Places to stay