Ok, it’s just over the border in Norfolk but only just!
Music, Dance, Comedy, Theatre, Spoken word, Cinema, Community events, Workshops, Exhibitions, Art and a museum!
The box office is located in The Old Stables beside the Corn Hall. Check out their website for full programme of events
Another Adnams eaterie on Southwold’s High Street in Suffolk
The Crown is just a hop , skip and jump from the seaside. They have a lovely snug ‘Back Bar’ where you can sample a range of fabulous Adnams famous beer, as well as a more formal restaurant
The food is famously good and the wine list wonderful, not to remind you of their well-known beers. 2014 saw them win Suffolk Dining Pub of the Year for the 2nd year in a row by The Good Pub Guide and a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence (like us then!)
Little pub in the heart of quaint Debenham in the Suffolk countryside
More of a drinkers pub than a destination or restaurant but a friendly little place but certainly worthy of a pitstop when passing through
Outdoor pursuits centre in Ipswich
Skiing, Snowboarding, Tobogganing, Ringo’s, Climbing Wall and High Ropes Experience. They also have a Driving Range, Mini Golf Course, and putting green next door too!
There is also ‘The Lodge’ Bar and Restaurant, so you can quench your thirst
They offer lessons and coaching from total novices to advanced levels. It’s a great place for kids, great and small!
Calling all Pampered Pooches! (the ones that can read, obviously)
The Pet Grooming Barn has dedicated experienced staff and the Head Groomer Andrea has over 12 years experience in Dog and Cat grooming. . Their groomers have a very sympathetic attitude towards nervous, elderly or unsociable dogs
Based just around the corner from Woodfarm Barns, we have had them highly recommended by guests so this would be the perfect place to give your dog a makeover, whilst you are here on holiday
The original Suffolk Pop Up Restaurant right here at Woodfarm
Having hosted the first ever Pop Up Restaurants in Suffolk, we are now making it a regular event. The next one is 7th, 8th and 9th November 2014
Michelin Star trained Chef Mark Peters will be returning with a menu to knock our socks off again, all for just £55 per head for six courses. We have no accommodation available that weekend as it all sold out on the morning we announced the dates! We do still have dining space though if you are within reach. It’s worth the journey! Check out the details from the last event and see what some of our diners had to say on the weblink
Pretty self explanatory – Art. Wildlife. Lavenham
Established in 1988 and specialising in 20th Century and contemporary wildlife art. They have also held retrospective exhibitions as well as those by current artists form the UK and abroad
They also have a strong representation of paintings depicting the countryside, its landscape and work and they have published several books including a number in the Artists for Nature Foundation series
With exhibitions throughout the calender, go to their website for current details
A collection of independent businesses in little barns just around the corner from Woodfarm
There’s all sorts, from a ‘village shop’, garden centre, gift and craft shops, toy shop, a cracking owl sanctuary, an aquatics centre, a cafe/ restaurant and vintage furniture and clothes
There’s a craft and farmers market every second saturday of the month and also regular car boot sales
It’s also the home of the Mid-Suffolk Showground, with regular events
A fine gastro pub in mid Suffolk serving some excellent food
Taken over and re-furbed in 2013, it now has a really nice interior with very comfy surroundings
A great menu, whether it’s a snack or a full on dinner, they have some imaginative food ideas and I’ve always enjoyed it in there. It’s not cheap but then they are not trying to attract that market!
They have a Bar, lounge and a contemporary eaterie. Check their website for full food temptations
A small family-run and owned smokehouse set on the beautiful Suffolk Coast
Tim & Gill bring you a fabulous range of smoked produce, foodie gifts and delicious hampers. They have a genuine passion regarding all things food. They focus on quality ingredients and are determined to use ethically sourced products, using local suppliers where possible
Their smoked meats and fish are traditionally dry cured using maple wood. They don’t have a retail outlet just yet but you can pick up their products via a number of retail outlets throughout Suffolk, details of which can be seen on their website. They are also regularly at events around Suffolk. I know this as I keep bumping into them
And you can shop online