Days Out in Suffolk

View of Framlingham Castle, Suffolk

From magnificent castles to romantic abbey ruins, a day out in Suffolk is an adventure for all the family. Start your adventure at Framlingham Castle and explore the wall walk if you dare!

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Bury St Edmunds Abbey
Bury St Edmunds Abbey

The extensive remains of one of the wealthiest and most powerful Benedictine monasteries in England, shrine of St Edmund.

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Framlingham Castle
Framlingham Castle

Once a fearsome fortress, muster your courage and explore Framlingham Castle's towering walls, once home to Mary Tudor.

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Landguard Fort
Landguard Fort

Landguard Fort is the site of the last opposed seaborne invasion of England in 1667 and the first land battle of the Royal Marines.

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Leiston Abbey
Leiston Abbey

The mainly 14th century remains of an abbey of Premonstratensian canons. Among Suffolk’s most impressive monastic ruins, with some spectacular architectural features.

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Orford Castle
Orford Castle

Discover one of England’s most complete and unusual keeps as you explore every nook and cranny of this 12th century military stronghold.

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Saxtead Green Post Mill
Saxtead Green Post Mill

Saxtead Green Post Mill is a corn mill, whose whole body revolves on its base and was one of many built in Suffolk from the late 13th century.

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Events : Suffolk

Easter Adventure Quest
Venue: Framlingham Castle, Suffolk
Date: Fri 3 - Mon 6 Apr 2015

It's time to get clue-cracking and seek out your chocolate reward.

Clash of Knights
Venue: Framlingham Castle, Suffolk
Date: Sun 3 & Mon 4 May 2015

Experience the action blow by blow as our teams of knights battle head on with clubs and shields.

Bloody Mary Returns
Venue: Framlingham Castle, Suffolk
Date: Sat 23 - Mon 25 May 2015

Travel back to Tudor England and meet the most gruesome monarch of all.

Kings and Queens
Venue: Framlingham Castle, Suffolk
Date: Tue 26 - Fri 29 May 2015

Put on a right royal welcome at Framlingham Castle as we teach you to avoid the pitfalls of palace life and impress your regal rulers.

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Resisting the Invader: Audley End 1940
Venue: Audley End House, Essex, Essex
Date: Fri 27 Mar

Join Mark Selwood for a tour of the grounds and discover the hidden remnants of Audley's dramatic past.

A Day of Discovery at Denny Abbey
Venue: Denny Abbey, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Date: Sat 28 Mar

Join us on an interactive guided tour of this fascinating place and hear the stories of it's 800 year history - be prepared to join in!

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