Tuesday June 18th 2019

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Chelmsford

Chelmsford is the County town of Essex and famous for being the birthplace of radio. Just 30 miles north east of London, Chelmsford it is a perfect location for visitor and resident being ideally situated for commuters and holidaymakers. Chelmsford offers a perfect blend, [Read More]

Castle Hedingham

Castle Hedingham

Village of old houses and inns, domintated by the keep which is all that remains of the castle which dates from around the end of the 11th Century. The brick tower of the church is dated 1616 but the nave and hammer-beam roof are Norman. The church also contains a screen [Read More]

Brentwood

Pleasant shopping and entertainment centre, with quite a distinguished past. Originally on the old pilgrim and coaching routes to and from London. Much of the town’s character is post-war. Brentwood Cathedral on Ingrave Road was built in 1991 but also includes the [Read More]

Suffolk Museums A-F

Suffolk Museums A-F

ALDEBURGH Moot Hall Museum Located in a fine Tudor building on Aldeburgh’s shoreline you will find Anglo-Saxon exhibits discovered at Snape cemetery as well as paintings and other displays of local history. Facilities also include a small shop. Market Cross Place, [Read More]

Bungay

Two things intrigue visitors on entering the centre of Bungay. The Buttercross, a domed building which was used at one time as a prison with a dungeon below. Nowadays it is the site of a weekly market and somewhere safe to run in the event of a sudden rainstorm! The other [Read More]

Beccles

Beccles

Beccles is situated on the River Waveney, around 10 miles upstream of the estuary at Lowestoft (the most easterly town the Great Britain). On the edge of the Norfolk Broads, the town is a magnet for many holidaymakers. Dominating the town centre, is the bell tower of St [Read More]

Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh is an attractive little seaside town. Between the 15th and 17th Centuries it was also an important harbour. It is from this period that the Moot Hall dates. Aldeburgh was the birth place of George Crabbe (in 1754). Composer Benjamin Britten had his home in [Read More]

Suffolk Museums G-L

Suffolk Museums G-L

HALESWORTH Halesworth & District Museum Alongside some unique moveable platforms with a restored signal box nearby the Museum is based in the station building. Local history, archaeology and geology along with regularly changing exhibitions. Facilities: Shop and [Read More]

Suffolk Museums M-Z

Suffolk Museums M-Z

MARTLESHAM HEATH Martlesham Heath Aviation Society Control Tower Museum In 1916 the Armament Experimental Flight moved to the East Coast, along with the Wiltshire based Aircraft Testing Flight. Commissioned in January 1917 the new aerodrome commenced work as the Aircraft [Read More]

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Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds

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