Places to visit in Suffolk

The question about Suffolk is where will you visit first? With its picturesque villages, stunning coastline, charming country houses, a landscape made famous by John Constable and the burial site of Anglo-Saxon royalty - you really are spoilt for choice.

Pond Dipping at Dunwich Heath

Dunwich Heath 

Tucked away on the Suffolk coast, Dunwich Heath offers you peace and quiet and a true sense of being at one with nature.

Flatford Bridge


Explore the picturesque Stour Valley and Dedham Vale made famous by the 18th-century paintings of John Constable, England’s foremost landscape artist of the time.

View of the Rotunda, Church, and Walled Garden from across the Canal Lake


Once home to the eccentric, and sometimes infamous, Harvey family; the impressive rotunda is a magnificent showcase of priceless treasures.

The Roofline of the Guildhall of Corpus Christi at Lavenham, Suffolk

Lavenham Guildhall 

Set in the picturesque village of Lavenham, the Guildhall of Corpus Christi tells the story of one of the best-preserved and wealthiest towns in Tudor England.

The staircase at Melford

Melford Hall 

Step inside the family home of the Hyde Parkers. Discover their naval connections and exactly what their cousin, Beatrix Potter, got up to on her many visits.

The pagodas on Orford Ness

Orford Ness 

A wild and remote shingle spit with a history that will both intrigue and delight. Uncover some of Britain's secret military history and enjoy the abundance of rare species and plants.

Sutton Hoo valley landscape

Sutton Hoo 

Walk around the awe-inspiring royal burial site at Sutton Hoo and discover the incredible story of the ship burial of an Anglo-Saxon warrior king and his treasured possessions.

A busy auditorium at the Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal 

The only surviving regency playhouse in Britain. Recently restored, why not enjoy an authentic 19th century theatre-going experience?