Suffolk Countryside Historical Interest Map

Historical Interest in the Suffolk Countryside

Side view of the house and music studio

The Red House, Aldeburgh

Benjamin Britten (1913-76) was one of the leading composers of the twentieth century. The Red House is the home Britten shared with his partner, the tenor Peter Pears for the last two decades of his life and where he wrote many of his most famous works. The site also includes Britten’s evocative Library, the Studio where he composed, an award-winning Archive building ho...

Golf Lane,
Aldeburgh
IP15 5PZ
P: 01728 451700

Aldeburgh Vintage Bus Service

On Wednesday 26th July Aldeburgh got a new bus service – with a difference!Ermintrude, an 88 year-old single-deck bus normally runs the service between Aldeburgh and Thorpeness.  Florence, her 51 year-old younger sister may need to take over from time-to-time.No need to book - just hop on and off at any bus stop along the route or put your hand out whe...

Unit 2 America House, Base Business Park
Rendlesham, Woodbridge
IP12 2TZ
P: 01728747093

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Aug 3, 2017

The vintage bus service was launched in 2016 and was such a success that it will be running again in...

The Guildhall Of Corpus Christi, Lavenham

No stay in Lavenham Suffolk will be complete without a visit to the Guildhall of Corpus Christi.Lave...


The Little Hall, Lavenham

Built in the 1390s as the home and work place of the Causton family, The Little Hall  in Lavenham was enlarged...


Assington Mill, Near Sudbury

The farm, in a hidden valley, is a private nature reserve. Renovated using traditional materials and with electricity-generating waterwheel and ground-source heat pumps. Crows Hall is part...


Gainsborough House, Sudbury

Gainsborough's House is the birthplace museum of Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) one of the greatest artists in the history of British art. Gainsborough House has the largest collection of Gains...


Melford Hall, Long Melford

Visited by Queen Elizabeth I in 1578, Melford Hall has been the family home of the Hyde Parkers since the 1780s.Beatrix Potter was a cousin of the Hyde Parker family and came to love Melf...


Kentwell Hall, Long Melford

The house dates back to 1385 but was much re-built in the 1500s.  Whilst much of the original furniture was sold over the centuries, current owners have scoured the auction houses and emplo...


Thorington Hall, Stoke By Nayland

Thorington Hall is one of the best timber-framed houses in Suffolk.Building phases determine its unusual shape and it may also be because adjoining buildings have since been demolished. T...


Rougham Airfield Control Tower Museum

A museum dedicated to the 332nd BG and 94th BG on a site of living history! A well preserved example of a WWII control tower and some of the outlying buildings. Details that did not survive...


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Other Historical Interest elsewhere in Suffolk

The Red House, Aldeburgh

Side view of the house and music studio Benjamin Britten (1913-76) was one of the leading composers of the twentieth century. The Red House is the home Britten shared with his p...

Aldeburgh Vintage Bus Service

On Wednesday 26th July Aldeburgh got a new bus service – with a difference!Ermintrude, an 88 year-old single-deck bus norma...

The Guildhall Of Corpus Christi, Lavenham

No stay in Lavenham Suffolk will be complete without a visit to the

The Little Hall, Lavenham

Built in the 1390s as the home and work place of the Causton family, The L...

Assington Mill, Near Sudbury

The farm, in a hidden valley, is a private nature reserve. Renovated using traditional materials and with electricity-generating waterwheel and gro...

Gainsborough House, Sudbury

Gainsborough's House is the birthplace museum of Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) one of the greatest artists in the history of British art. Gain...

Melford Hall, Long Melford

Visited by Queen Elizabeth I in 1578, Melford Hall has been the family home of the Hyde Parkers since the 1780s.Beatrix Potter was a cous...

Kentwell Hall, Long Melford

The house dates back to 1385 but was much re-built in the 1500s.  Whilst much of the original furniture was sold over the centuries, curren...

Thorington Hall, Stoke By Nayland

Thorington Hall is one of the best timber-framed houses in Suffolk.Building phases determine its unusual shape and it may also be because...

Rougham Airfield Control Tower Museum

A museum dedicated to the 332nd BG and 94th BG on a site of living history! A well preserved example of a WWII control tower and some of the...

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