Woodbridge Articles


Suffolk Cottage Holidays - New Home..

Work is progressing well on the £10m waterfront development to replace a boatyard in Woodbridge which had been derelict since 1990. The Whipstocks project will provide apartments, townhouses, community...

by Sue | Sep 20, 2017 |


Sorcerer and Trial by Jury

A double bill performed by the Ipswich Gilbert and Sullivan Society - Tuesday 24th October to Saturday 28th October - Seckford Theatre, Woodbridge IP12 4JH - 7.30pm plus a matinee at 2.30pm on SaturdayThere's magic everywhere when you're young and in love! Witchcraft and weddings is the en...

by Sue | Sep 8, 2017 |


The Riverside Theatre

Sitting next to the train station in Woodbridge you will find The Riverside Theatre, appropriately named given its proximity to the River Deben a stone's throw beyond. The purpose bui...

by alice | Mar 28, 2017 |


Where to see . . . Kingfishers

Kingfishers are very striking with their brilliant plumage of blue and orange. While you think this might make them stand out against the backdrop of the green Suffolk countryside, kingfishers can be notoriously difficult to spot. Even the keenest of eyes might miss them as they flash by, so it h...

by alice | Feb 24, 2017 |


UFO Trail - Rendlesham Forest

On December 27th in 1980, there were sightings of what can only be described as an unidentified flying object seen in the skies of Suffolk in Rendlesham Forest. It remains a mystery to this day exactly what it was that was seen and is considered one of the most significant UFO incidents which has...

by alice | Dec 19, 2016 |


Beowulf and Sutton Hoo

Beowulf is possibly the oldest surviving long poem in Old English, believed to have been written between the 8th and the early 11th century. Its author remains anonymous, an Anglo Saxon simply referred to as “the Beowulf poet”.Set in Scandinavia, the poem tells the story of the Beowulf, a...

by alice | Dec 9, 2016 |


Suffolk Museums - Woodbridge

The saying goes, you learn something new everyday. Seize the opportunity to learn all sorts of somethings by visiting one of the many museums in Suffolk. Discover the local history with how Suffolk played a role in the First and Second World Wars, learn about Anglo Saxons kings and even see a woo...

by alice | Nov 2, 2016 |


Cosy Up at The Garden House

Now that the nights are drawing in and the weather is definitely getting colder, it’s the perfect time to get away from the hustle and bustle and relax in a quaint Suffolk cottage.

by alice | Oct 26, 2016 |


Relax In Suffolk

Suffolk as a county is pretty laid back and relaxed - the ideal spot for unwinding on a holiday or mini break. If you’re looking to do some serious unwinding the multitude of spas in Suffolk have got you covered. With small treatment packages or day long sessions to soothe you - you might just ge...

by alice | Sep 28, 2016 |


Suffolk Golf - Woodbridge Courses

The modern game of golf originated in fifteenth century Scotland, and has since developed into a fun pastime for some, and serious sport for others. In Suffolk we are lucky to have a number of golf courses, so whether you’re a keen golfer or like to try you hand now and then there are lots of dif...

by alice | Sep 27, 2016 |


Foods to Fill the Pantry: Woodbridge

Wherever you’re staying in Suffolk, there’s an abundance of local and independent produce just waiting to be discovered. We’ve compiled a list of our favourites to help you get the most of our county’s fantastic food, and help you on your way to stocking the quintessential Suffolk frigidaire....

by John | Sep 20, 2016 |


Get Cultural in Suffolk - Woodbridge

Suffolk has a rich history which spans across hundreds of years. Over that time a number of significant buildings, events and people have left their mark on the towns and villages and Woodbridge is no exception. Sutton Hoo

by alice | Sep 16, 2016 |


Off the Beaten Track - Pettistree Heritage Walks

There are dozens of wonderful walking routes in Suffolk, many of which reveal hidden gems of the countryside. With various types of habitat making up the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty across the Suffolk Coast and Heaths you are sure to enjoy stunning views and encounter a menagerie of wildl...

by alice | Sep 5, 2016 |


Village of Kings

Recent archaeological discoveries at Rendlesham and the surrounding area will be going on display in September.Venerable Bede, an 8th century English monk, described a royal palace in Suffolk which can now be identified as Rendlesham as the finds prove Rendlesham was home to one of the “la...

by alice | Sep 2, 2016 |


Great Places for Coarse Fishing

You may be wondering: what ‘coarse fishing’ is, and what it involves? How does it differ from the regular type of ‘fishing’, or ‘fishing’ more generally? Perhaps you didn’t even realise that different methods of catching fish existed, and that the term “fishing” is simply lowering a hook into an...

by John | Jul 13, 2016 |

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There is a fabulous array of bookshops in Suffolk - perfect for bibliophiles of all ages....


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Suffolk has strong agricultural roots, so it is perhaps unsurprising that many of the pubs, cafes...


Inspirational Suffolk Scenery

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County Flowers of East Anglia

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