Suffolk Coast Historical Interest Map

Historical Interest on the Suffolk Coast

The Guildhall Of Corpus Christi, Lavenham

No stay in Lavenham Suffolk will be complete without a visit to the Guildhall of Corpus Christi.Lave...


The Little Hall, Lavenham

Built in the 1390s as the home and work place of the Causton family, The Little Hall  in Lavenham was enlarged...


Assington Mill, Near Sudbury

The farm, in a hidden valley, is a private nature reserve. Renovated using traditional materials and with electricity-generating waterwheel and ground-source heat pumps. Crows Hall is part...


Rougham Airfield Control Tower Museum

A museum dedicated to the 332nd BG and 94th BG on a site of living history! A well preserved example of a WWII control tower and some of the outlying buildings. Details that did not survive...


St Mary's Church, Bury St Edmunds

The third largest parish church in England, St Mary's gives the cathedral a run for its money, spectacular for its size with lovely carved angels. It was here that the favourite sister of He...


St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds

For over 1000 years, St Edmundsbury Cathedral has been a site of worship and pilgrimage. Today, Morning and Evening Prayer is still held in the Cathedral throughout the year, and thousands of pe...


Melford Hall, Long Melford

Visited by Queen Elizabeth I in 1578, Melford Hall has been the family home of the Hyde Parkers since the 1780s.Beatrix Potter was a cousin of the Hyde Parker family and came to love Melf...


Kentwell Hall, Long Melford

The house dates back to 1385 but was much re-built in the 1500s.  Whilst much of the original furniture was sold over the centuries, current owners have scoured the auction houses and emplo...


Gainsborough House, Sudbury

Gainsborough's House is the birthplace museum of Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) one of the greatest artists in the history of British art. Gainsborough House has the largest collection of Gains...


Suffolk Regiment Museum, Bury St Edmunds

The Suffolk Regiment Museum was established, in the Officers Mess, for the 250th Anniversary of the Regiment in 1935, holding a collection of badges, medals and uniform items. In 1968 the Museum...


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Other Historical Interest elsewhere in Suffolk

The Red House, Aldeburgh

Side view of the house and music studio Benjamin Britten (1913-76) was one of the leading composers of the twentieth century. The Red House is the home Britten shared with his p...

Aldeburgh Vintage Bus Service

On Wednesday 26th July Aldeburgh got a new bus service – with a difference!Ermintrude, an 88 year-old single-deck bus norma...

Dunwich Museum

The pretty village of Dunwich has a fascinating museum for all age groups; an interesting visit with welcoming and knowledgeable staff.It is...

St Andrew's Church, Walberswick

St Andrew’s Church in Walberswick is arguably one of Suffolk’s most dramatic ruins. St Andrew’s was built to replace an older church about a m...

Leiston Abbey, Theberton

One of Suffolk's most impressive monastic ruins of a 14th-century abbey of Premonstratensian canons.  The Abbey, formerly k...

The Long Shop Museum, Leiston

The Long Shop Museum, Leiston is situated near Aldeburgh, in the beautiful coastal region of Suffolk, telling the story of more than 200 years of the...

Gun Hill

On Gun Hill, overlooking the sea you can not fail to be impressed by the eighteen pound cannons. It is said these guns were given to the to...

Amber Museum And Shop

A specially created museum to tell the story and history of amber, by Astrid and Robin Fournel, owners of the oldest and largest amber...

Southwold Museum

Southwold Museum has a collection of items relating to the natural history of Southwold by way of a pictorial display including photographs and...

St Edmund's Church

The parish church of St. Edmund's (1460) was established on the site of a far older church dating from 1200. This splendid building is the main...

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