Just like in many places across the UK, cycling in Suffolk became even more popular after the 2012 Olympics. Luckily the whole county is criss-crossed with wonderful cycling trails, routes and off-road tracks through woodlands and reserves, so it's easy to get out and about on two wheels. We've listed a few popular cycling routes that we know of, along with a couple of places locally where you can hire bicycles for a few hours and explore. Cycle through the heart of Suffolk The Heart of … Continue reading Get on your bike – cycling trails & routes in Suffolk
As a great 'out-doorsy' county, Suffolk certainly isn't short of golf courses! From challenging bunkers and pond-riddled fairways to easy 'beginners' courses, you won't have to travel far from the farm to find your golfing fix. Putting a few balls is a great way to enjoy the Suffolk countryside as well as take on friends and family in a friendly challenge. If you're a bit of a pro, you'll be pleased to know that we also have a great choice of professional-grade golf courses here for you to … Continue reading The perfect place for a round (or two) of golf
From racing at Newmarket through to the majestic Suffolk Punch, horses are a proud part of our county’s history. There are so many wonderful places for equestrians to visit, that we struggled to narrow it down but here are just a few of our tips for horse-lovers. Exploring our horse-loving history Part of the Suffolk Trinity, the wonderful Suffolk Punch has become a symbol of our region and you can explore their agricultural past with a trip to the Suffolk Punch Trust in Hollesley, near … Continue reading Suffolk – a horsey paradise that’s hot to trot!
Open fields, woodlands, rivers and beaches make Suffolk a great place to live, and holiday, with kids. Whatever the age of your children there is no excuse to be bored or have nothing to do. An Animal Lover's Playground For animal lovers, we have attractions galore! Just across the border in Essex is Colchester Zoo which certainly deserves a whole day out. Baylham Rare Breeds, just a 10-minute drive down the road from us, is a livestock farm breeding rare animals. Ideal for families with … Continue reading Out and About with the Kids in Suffolk
Suffolk is was made for walking. What few hills there are may be considered slight 'bumps' in the landscape to those who reside elsewhere, and with vast areas of arable land, we are blessed with beautiful walks throughout the region. Whether you are looking for fields, coastal, river or woods, Suffolk offers it all. Here are our favourite ways to enjoy walking in Suffolk… Walking with children… Snape Maltings is an arts complex based at 19thcentury maltings on the River Alde. With free car … Continue reading Take a Walk on the Wildlife Side in Suffolk