From picturesque countryside and historical towns to modern theme parks, the diversity of attractions in Suffolk makes it an ideal location for a family break, romantic getaway or group holiday. Holiday cottages in Suffolk are spread throughout the county, meaning that you can choose from a location near the idyllic coastline or amid the renowned, heather covered lowland districts. The pretty region boasts many charming hamlets as well as quaint towns where you can enjoy a stroll along historic streets that are lined with enthralling architecture and charming boutiques that sell a variety of goods.
There are remarkable walking routes close to all holiday cottages in Suffolk, as well as cycling lanes and bridle paths. One of the most picturesque areas for walking and cycling whilst staying in a holiday cottage in Suffolk is the Brecks, a striking lowland district where vast heathland and forest are home to a variety of distinctive wildlife. The rich geology of the area dates back to the Stone Age and there are a number of unique landmarks including a medieval rabbit farming site, a Neolithic flint mine and 19th century estates. The effects of the Ice Age can also be seen in the region, where distinctive patterns remain from the permafrost and ice bubbles during the period. The Brecks is easily accessible from many holiday cottages in Suffolk as it is close to the villages of Brandon, Watton, Thetford and Swaffham.
The many seaside resorts in the region provide the perfect day out for guests that are staying at holiday cottages in Suffolk. The award winning beaches of Southwold, with vast stretches of sand bordered by salty marshes are very popular in spring and summer. Further south you can visit the idyllic seaside resort of Aldeburgh, where you can relax on its pretty cobbled beach or explore its famous port.
Holiday cottages in Suffolk are ideal for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. For an action-packed day out visit the UK’s original Go Ape course where you can enjoy views of the stunning Thetford Forest. Guests can enjoy a unique vantage point of the forest from an obstacle course of high walkways, bridges and zip wires. Another popular activity for people staying at holiday cottages in Suffolk is boating at the stunning Meare, which consists of 40 acres of water as well as numerous islands. Tourists can hire kayaks, rowing boats and dinghies to explore the idyllic lake at their own pace. If you are looking for a more unusual day whilst staying at a holiday cottage in Suffolk, why not take a tour of the Greene King Brewery in Bury St Edmunds. You can learn all about how different types of beers are made and a little about the social history of drinking. There is also the chance to taste some samples of different beers!
Amid the many popular towns that can be visited whilst staying in a holiday cottage in Suffolk, Ipswich is one of the most popular. The town is thought to be one of England’s oldest which means that it is home to many historic attractions, including the spectacular Christchurch Manor. This historic Grade 1 listed building which comprises of a Georgian saloon and a Victorian wing, houses numerous displays of historic relics. Exhibits of artworks that have been inspired by the breathtaking landscapes of East Anglia, including large collections of paintings by Gainsborough and Constable, can also be viewed in the Manor. Other highlights that can be enjoyed whilst staying in holiday cottages in Suffolk near Ipswich include continental and farmers markets which can be visited on selected Sundays.
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