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9 prettiest Suffolk towns and villages

PUBLISHED: 12:08 03 May 2016

Dawn at Slaughden end of Aldeburgh beach, Suffolk

Dawn at Slaughden end of Aldeburgh beach, Suffolk

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We have selected 9 of the most beautiful places in Suffolk for you to peruse. These quintessentially British villages are perfect tourist destinations in Suffolk.

Cavendish

Overlooked by a medieval church which protrudes above the houses is Cavendish. This tiny village with thatched cottages and historic pubs is quintessentially British and a wonderfully peaceful place to visit.

Kersey

This ancient village is a strong attraction for Suffolk because of its fascinating buildings with timber frames and rich history. With lots of pretty places to walk, why not visit Kersey?

Lavenham

With iconic crooked houses and medieval features, Lavenham was once one of the wealthiest places in England due to its thriving wool trade. Also used as a filming location for films and television, there is lots to see in Lavenham.

Long Melford

With attractions such as the Holy Trinity church, Melford Hall, and Kentwell Hall, you will feel like you have stepped into a period drama in Long Melford.

Hadleigh

With plenty of cosy pubs and cute teashops lined up with pink timber houses and interesting architecture, Hadleigh is a lovely retreat from urban life.

Sudbury

The market town of Sudbury is a charming old place with lots to see and do. There is also monthly farmer’s markets, museums, and cafés to explore.

Eye

With many independent shops and other listed buildings, Eye is a quaint British town built around Eye Castle.

Framlingham

The medieval Framlingham Castle is a big draw for tourism for the small market town of Framlingham. With small cottages and lots of old buildings to pique the interest of a keen historian, there is lots to see in Framlingham.

Aldeburgh

The pretty coastal town of Aldeburgh has lots of listed buildings and unique features such as ‘The Scallop’, a 15 foot sculpture of scallop shells on the beach.

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