Our beautiful county of Suffolk is a wonderful place to explore and unwind in. Its situated on the east coast so it is the first place in the country to see the sunrise. It’s a county rich in natural beauty, rolling hills, big skies and 50 miles of glorious coastline. There are some charming villages and medieval towns with beautiful architecture and fascinating history.
Woodbridge just 2 miles down the road from the yurts and is a beautiful riverside town full of things to see and do. On its river frontage stands the 800-year-old tide mill where you can discover what life was like for a miller and his family. It also has some amazing restaurants, pubs, cafes, bakeries and quirky shops. Rendelsham forest just down the road offers wonderful walking and cycling, discover the infamous UFO incident of 1980. Sutton Hoo the site of a 7th century burial ship is another wonderful place to discover.
This part of Suffolk has many Art, Music and food festivals throughout the year. Snape Maltings are well known for their musical events, art galleries, craft shops and cafes. It’s also a beautiful place to enjoy river trips and walks along the estuary.
There are all sorts of amazing festivals in Suffolk throughout the year a few local ones include, The Aldeburgh festival in June, The Maverick festival at Easton farm park in July, The Latitude festival in July, The Snape proms in August and the flipside festival at Snape maltings.
All of this on offer to enjoy the perfect holiday in Suffolk and only 2 hours away from London. Whatever you like to do there is an abundance of things to explore in this wonderful county even if it’s just gazing at the stars from the comfort of your cosy yurt in this idyllic and tranquil spot!
TOWNS, VILLAGES & HISTORIC SITES
The Suffolk coast is wonderfully varied and easily accessible from our yurts. Orford a tiny fishing village with a unique castle and unexpected foodie delights. Aldeburgh with its Martello tower, expanse of pebble beach and probably the best fish and chips on the coast is a real delight. Just down the road from Aldeburgh the fairy-tale village of Thorpeness where you can get lost on a rowing boat exploring the tiny islands of the boating lake looking for the ‘house in the sky’.
Southwold and Walberswick are a highlight of the coast, quintessential seaside towns where you can visit the pier, swim in the sea, rent a beach hut, explore a lighthouse and go crabbing where the world crabbing championships are held every year in August.
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GARDENS, FARMS & VINEYARDS
There are some good farm parks to entertain the little ones for an enjoyable family day out whatever the weather. The area has some wonderful stately homes and gardens to enjoy at any time of year most of which offer a nice café for some treats and refreshment. Why not wander around a vineyard at you leisure before sample its delights and buying some wines to enjoy around the campfire.
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WALKING, CYCLING & SAILING
There is a maze of footpaths and cycle trails which zig zag across the beautiful Suffolk countryside, Stop off at one of the cosy and welcoming pubs for some delicious home cooked Suffolk food. Whether it be along the Suffolk coast path or circular routes around the pretty villages and areas of outstanding natural beauty. The river Deben offers some spectacular riverside walks as does the Shotley peninsular and some wonderful sailing and water sports. You can start your adventure right from the doorstep of your very own yurt.
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Suffolk yurt holidays is situated within easy access of the Suffolk heritage coast, a beautiful, varied coastline with so much to explore. Dunwich with is kaleidoscopic heathland and the nature reserve of RSPB Minsmere are rich with varied landscapes and an abundance of wildlife, a bird watchers dream.
The Suffolk nature reserves of Orfordness and RSPB Havergate island offer a fantastic mixture of habitats for an abundance of wildlife. There really is some amazing walking, cycling and water sports to be enjoyed in this part of Suffolk.
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FOOD & DRINK
Suffolk is ‘The Foodie County’ Pubs, fine dining, cafes and some wonderful restaurants serving locally sourced produce made into the most delicious food all served in beautiful surroundings. There are also some amazing local brewery’s and distilleries for you to sample their delights. You will never go hungry or thirsty in a county blessed with the fruits of the land and the sea! There are some wonderful markets and festivals to discover. Aldeburgh’s food and drink festival in September, The Woodbridge Shuck a seafood festival in September, The great Framlingham sausage festival in October to name but a few.
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