Suffolk Coast Articles


Legend of the Black Shuck

In August 1577, coastal Suffolk was hit by great storms of other-worldly proportions.  During morning service, almost simultaneously at the churches of Holy Trinity Blythburgh and St Mary's Bungay, the devil made an appearance disguised as a black dog. There seems to be som...

by Sue | Oct 4, 2017 |


Maisebrook Farm Food & Drink Fair

Sunday 1st October, 10:00am - 16:00pmA Celebration of the Produce of the Wonderful Waveney Valley forFoodies and Families.Tasters. Stalls. Butchery and Cookery demonstrations. Hot Food andDrink. Animals, Activities and Amusements.Come and enjoy the fare!A...

by Sue | Sep 21, 2017 |


Bookshops on the Suffolk Coast

There is a fabulous array of bookshops in Suffolk - perfect for bibliophiles of all ages. Whether you are interested in history, romance, or a gripping thriller, there is bound to be the perfect book for you. If you’re visiting Suffolk or a book-loving resident, hopefully our list of books...

by alice | Apr 25, 2017 |


Suffolk Book Festivals

Bibliophiles will be pleased to hear there are several book and literary festivals held all over Suffolk over the course of the year. Come along to celebrate the written word, listen to local authors and discover and new favourite book!Aldeburgh Literary FestivalSt...

by alice | Feb 24, 2017 |


5 Reasons to Choose a Suffolk "Staycation" this Year

The “staycation” has become an increasingly popular option amongst Brits in recent years, with record numbers shunning the hassle of holidaying abroad. Indeed, according to Visit England, the number of people holidaying at home in the first quarter of 2016 was up 10% on the same period the previo...

by John | Jan 6, 2017 |


Walking Routes in Suffolk’s AONB

Regardless of season and weather, pull on your walking boots and explore the Suffolk coast and countryside. Our stunning county is home to two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, as well as many rare species of birds and animals. Be sure to bring your binoculars and camera along with you - there...

by alice | Dec 29, 2016 |


Catering Services in Suffolk

Fancy doing something a bit different for an upcoming special occasion? If you fancy going one step up from self catering, but don’t quite feel like dining out, why not get the chefs to come to you? Ideal for intimate celebrations such as birthdays, anniversaries and weddings, let the...

by John | Nov 10, 2016 |


Top Tips for Dog Walking in Suffolk

Around 12 million of us in the UK have a dog, and with so many of us Brits holidaying within the UK it only seems fair that our dogs come along for the ride as well. Suffolk is a beautiful county and a great place for people and their four-legged friends. With 50 miles of coastline, stunnings wal...

by alice | Nov 9, 2016 |


Autumnal Treats

To some, autumn is the season of indecisive weather - when you can get rain, shine and (god forbid) a flurry of snow in the spaces of minutes, let alone hours. But October does not only bring brisk winds and early morning mists, but introduces gold once more to the countryside. Woodland becomes a...

by alice | Oct 25, 2016 |


Suffolk Golf - Coastal Courses

The modern game of golf originated in fifteenth century Scotland, and has since developed into a fun pastime for some, and serious sport for others. In Suffolk we are lucky to have a number of golf courses, so whether you’re a keen golfer or like to try you hand now and then there are lots of dif...

by alice | Sep 27, 2016 |


Suffolk: a Literary Retreat

“A self-catering holiday in Britain can be many things: relaxing, sociable, convenient, reassuringly familiar. But this one felt genuinely inspirational… I rediscovered my love of reading, something that had been sidelined by the demands of work and motherhood.” -

by John | Sep 22, 2016 |


Where to See . . . Seals

There are two main species of seals which make the Suffolk Coast their home: common seals and grey seals. Common seals, also known as harbour seals, have grey or brown fur that is patterned with fine spots and their noses are distinctly V shaped. Their heads are rounded - a good way to tel...

by alice | Sep 21, 2016 |


Dog Friendly Beaches in Suffolk

We are a nation of dog lovers with about 8.5 million dogs in the UK, so it seems fit to reason that many people will want to take their dogs on holiday with them. A popular destination in the county is the Suffolk Coast and with our dog friendly beach guide you can ensure that your dog has just a...

by alice | Sep 20, 2016 |


History of Holidaying

The summer holidays are drawing to a close but there are still four months left of the year to enjoy a holiday or two. Us Brits do love a holiday, whether we’re sunning ourselves on foreign beaches, relaxing on a mini break or simply making the most of a Bank Holiday weekend.These days whi...

by alice | Sep 12, 2016 |


Where to Picnic in Suffolk - Part II

As the end of summer fast approaches, so does the end of the county’s spell of gorgeous weather - and with it the opportunity to picnic! Make sure to get outside and take advantage of our county’s finest picnic locations, before the sun disappears for another year. Visit Suffolk bring you part tw...

by John | Aug 23, 2016 |

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County Flowers of East Anglia

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The Riverside Theatre

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