Find an idyllic country cottage or seaside holiday home in Suffolk from which to discover some of the best of Suffolk. Bordered by Essex, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk, scenic Suffolk lies in the heart of East Anglia and offers visitors stunning countryside, along with a beautiful coastline.
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Suffolk's Countryside is Perfect for Cottage Holidays
Suffolk in East Anglia is blessed with glorious countryside and many pretty villages and historic market towns. Although incredibly beautiful, some of Suffolk's best places are somewhat of a well kept secret, and many people are unaware of the delights of Suffolk.
East Anglia is a great place for country cottage holidays and has its own unique appeal. In Suffolk you can find a level of peace and tranquillity that is hard to find in many parts of England nowadays. There are so many charming country lanes where you can enjoy walking or cycling on a self catering holiday where the only sound you will hear is the delightful chirping of birds. Suffolk really has a rustic country feel to it. What’s more, Suffolk is dotted with pretty historical villages and towns which are an absolute delight to visit. In addition to its rich history, another of Suffolk's top attractions has to be Constable Country, an area renowned for its beautiful countryside. Aside from the amazing countryside, Suffolk also has a beautiful coastline with beaches and pretty fishing villages.
Discover Suffolk's Top Attractions: Charming Villages and Towns
There are a number of fine, well preserved villages and towns in Suffolk to discover on a cottage break and these splendid places owe their beauty to the wealth generated by the wool trade in medieval times. A large number of the buildings in the appealing villages of Lavenham, Long Melford, Clare and Hadleigh were built by wealthy wool merchants and these villages are completely charming places to spend time. When visiting these delightful Suffolk towns, enjoy stopping off at one of the many pretty tea shops or cafes and browsing in the boutique style shops. The villages of Lavenham, Long Melford, Clare and Hadleigh really are something special, so well preserved are these villages that you truly feel as if you have stepped back in time.
Read our guide to cottage holidays in Suffolk for even more hints and tips of things to see and do whilst in Suffolk. Many of the buildings in the Suffolk villages and throughout Suffolk in fact tend to be colourful and brightly painted. Interestingly, you will find medieval Guildhalls still remaining in a number of these historic villages. Debenham near Stowmarket also has a reputation for being very pretty. Market towns such as Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and Sudbury also have a wealth of historical buildings and also have good shopping opportunities.
Discover some of the Best of Suffolk's Stunning Coastline on a Self-Catering Holiday
Along Suffolk’s coast you can find Aldeburgh, a pretty seaside town with a beach and Southwold, another pretty seaside destination with a pier and beach. Both of these attractive seaside towns are located within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths area of outstanding natural beauty. Woodbridge, a pretty riverside town is also within this beautiful area and Lowestoft in the north of Suffolk is known for its attractive beaches. Suffolk is a beautiful part of England to visit on a self catering holiday and has something for everyone with its beautiful countryside, historic villages and attractive coastline. For more information on Suffolk take a look at our area guides.
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