Suffolk is a county with a wealth of attractions to delight the visitor: rural beauty, rivers and nature reserves, windmills and watermills, ancient wool towns and villages, churches hardly touched by the Victorian ‘improvers’, stately homes, thriving ports and holiday resorts, a conservation coastline standing defiant against the North Sea.
Suffolk is very much a maritime county, with over 50 miles of coastline. The whole coast is a conservation area, which the 50-mile Suffolk Coastal Path makes walkable throughout. With all the miles of meandering rivers and superb stretches of coastline, it is only natural that watery pursuits are a popular pastime, and many of the local museums also have a nautical theme; the Suffolk coast has been a source of inspiration for many of the nation’s most distinguished artists, writers and composers.
The sea bring...