Suffolk Countryside Historical Interest Map

Historical Interest in the Suffolk Countryside

Pakenham Watermill, Nr Bury St Edmunds

Dating back to the 18th century, this is the last working watermill in Suffolk. It has been in the same place, a Domesday site, for almost a thousand year, where millers have been using the...


Suffolk Regiment Museum, Bury St Edmunds

The Suffolk Regiment Museum was established, in the Officers Mess, for the 250th Anniversary of the Regiment in 1935, holding a collection of badges, medals and uniform items. In 1968 the Museum...


Ickworth House, Bury St Edmunds

A Georgian Italinate palace in an idyllic English landscape.  A grand place for a truly entertaining day out.Ickworth's impressive Rotunda - a magnificent showcase commmissioned by t...


Clare Ancient House Museum

Clare Ancient House is a Grade I Listed Building, and is recognised as having national importance. The West wing, on the High Street, is believed to date from the 14th century, and the more heav...


Manningtree Museum

The museum puts on two exhibitions a year, on top of the permanent items and photographs relating to the heritage of Manningtree, Mistley, Lawford and district. Free admission. Donati...


Moyse's Hall, Bury St Edmunds

Built in 1180 it has been used as a tavern and a 'gaol'.Today Moyse's Hall is a superb museum providing an excellent setting in which to trace the story of West Suffolk, through displays...


West Stow, England's First Anglo Saxon Village

One of England's great archaeological sites, West Stow Anglo-Saxon village was built and lived in between 420 and 650AD. The village has been carefully recreated on the spot where the original v...


Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich

Discover 500 years of history in this Tudor gem. Today the Mansion houses period rooms in illustrating changes in style from the 16th to the 19th century.See Tudor state chambers, 18...


Ipswich Museum

Explore Ipswich's past with stories that will inspire you. This fascinating, unusual musuem means that you will meet the famous giant woolly mammoth, the elegant towering giraffe and other weird...


Christchurch Park, Ipswich

Christchurch Park was the first public park in Ipswich, opening in 1895. It extends over 33 hectares of picturesque grounds right in the heart of the town. The Park is a designated County W...


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Other Historical Interest elsewhere in Suffolk

The Red House, Aldeburgh

Side view of the house and music studio Benjamin Britten was one of the greatest composers of the twentieth century. He wrote a vast amount of incredible music and wanted everyone to enjo...

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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