From 10-13 September 2015, thousands of volunteers will invite you to experience local history, architecture and culture. Local heritage attractions nearby Stratford St Mary’s Church Farmer’s Market open for lunches and activities The remains of Mistley Towers www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/mistley-towers The family home of the Hyde Parkers- Melford Hall www.nationaltrust.org.uk/melford-hall Lavenham Guildhall, one of the most impressive… [Read More]
The County Town of Suffolk has a huge range of family days out and places to visit and explore. From a stroll in one of the picturesque parks to an afternoon spent in the glorious sunshine at the Marina, there is something for all to enjoy. Beginning at the beautiful waterfront, there are a huge… [Read More]
Alton Watersports centre is an excellent place to get active with the kids whatever your fitness and ability level. If you want to keep it low intensity, you can go for a walk, or notch things up with a cycle on the several routes available. Fancy testing out your ‘sea legs’ instead? You can hire… [Read More]
West Mersea Beach A sandy and pebbly beach popular with windsurfers as well as peace loving families after a traditional beach day. It’s safe for paddling but there’s no lifeguard available at any time and the fact the windsurfers like it would encourage one to stay in the shallows! It’s also apparently excellent for crabbing,… [Read More]
Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road, Cressing, Nr. Witham, CM77 8PD, Tel: 01376 584903, Email, www.cressingtemple.org.uk Two magnificent 13th century barns, once owned by the mysterious Knights Templar; Tudor walled garden; rural buildings from seventeenth century onwards. A beautiful venue for special occasions and well equipped for conferences .
Mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1086. The community of what is now known as Dedham, about 8 miles north east of Colchester, has prospered for around a thousand years and was a major wool producer from the mid 14th century. Its fortunes varied with the wool trade but the village received a new… [Read More]
Colchester Castle is the largest Norman Keep in Europe. Constructed on the foundations of the Temple of Claudius, built when Colchester was the first Roman capital of Britain, the Castle Museum today reveals many fascinating layers of history to visitors. Archaeological collections of international quality covering 2,500 years of history are beautifully showcased, including of… [Read More]
The Beth Chatto Gardens began in 1960. From an overgrown wasteland with poor gravel soil and boggy hollows, it has been transformed into an informal garden harmonising with the surrounding countryside. The gardens are an inspiration to anyone who visits them – the art of planting at its best. www.bethchatto.co.uk
Treat your loved one to romantic dinner in a gorgeous setting. You’ll receive a glass of champagne, 3 course dinner and a lovely red rose for your Valentine – all for just £39 pp Call 01206 265843 to book Stoke By Nayland Golf Club http://www.stokebynayland.com
www.latitude.com Latitude Festival takes place from Thursday 16th – Sunday 19th July 2015 at Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk.Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015) Henham Park, is between the A12 and A145 north of Blythburgh in Suffolk. From the A12 and from the A145 follow the festival signs.