Great big warehouse full of fabulous antiques
One of my favourite, if not the fave in the area. Lots of different dealers (over 70 of them) with tons of quirky bits and pieces, including home, craft, outdoor and garden stuff. Set in several acres of natural gardens, it offers a wide and interesting range of antiques and collectables in a light airy environment, with new stock arriving regularly
They have arts & crafts Beach Huts, which offer an extra dimension to the Centre, with stylish hand-crafted furniture, decorative pieces for home and garden, gifts, cards, plants and much more
The Flying Goose Cafe is open for drinks, cakes and light meals
The whole place is manned a really friendly team
Wyken is a 1200-acre farm that was once occupied by Romans, with a 7-acre vineyard producing award-winning wines. On site they host weekly farmers markets, a shop, gardens, vineyard walks, and a restaurant and cafe.
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Henry Watson’s Potteries, now this is what I call a family business, now in its 7th successive generation! They have an excellent shop at the pottery, selling their very recognisable ‘Charlotte Watson’s Country Collection’ and the ‘Original Suffolk Collection’.
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A very well-laid out but unspoilt woodland walk just off the A140 in near Eye
Having held the leaflets here for our guests since we opened, I never managed to get there myself until 2012 and now I keep going back!
It’s 12 miles of waymarked footpaths on the Thornham Estate along the A140, just ten minutes from us in Stonham Aspal. It’s managed and funded by Mid Suffolk District Council and it’s a real triumph in developing an area of natural beauty without over-developing it, which often happens
Alder Carr Farm has been established since 1981, and is home to a fantastic farm shop, cafe, plus several gift, arts, and craft stores.
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Baylham House Farm is set in acres of Suffolk farmland, owned by the Storer family since 1985. They are passionate about breeding traditional varieties of farm animals, to protect them against the detrimental effect of commercial pressures on the industry.
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