In and around Suffolk

Children admiring the enourmous Christmas tree at Ickworth, The Rotunda, Suffolk

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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Christmas Lights on outside Christmas tree Lavenham Guildhall Lavenham

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.

Christmas is coming...
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
A winter walk at 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
Close up view of the dining table, set out for the Peace dinner

Ickworth and the Great War 

Sometimes a seemingly insignificant object can shed light on a huge story, in this case Ickworth's links to the Great War. A research team has since discovered a collection of poignant and uplifting stories, which are revealed in a new exhibtion and trail.

Sutton Hoo royal burial mounds in a winter mist

Heritage Lottery Fund supports major new project

The National Trust has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a new project it is unveiling, called ‘Releasing the Story of Sutton Hoo’.

Lady wrapping a scarf around herself

Gifts inspired by our places 

Our Wilderness collection takes inspiration from the raw elements of nature, in particular the wild landscape at Dunwich Heath. By buying accessories inspired by the places you love, you're helping us to protect them.

Places to stay

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