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

Wicked Witchcraft
Venue: Framlingham Castle, Suffolk
Date: Mon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014

Fearless souls required for a thrilling family adventure. Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as you come face to face with wicked witches and their devious hunters.

Gothic Falconry
Venue: Framlingham Castle, Suffolk
Date: Sat 01 & Sun 02 Nov 2014

Witness graceful hawks, elegant owls and fearsome falcons in flight as our expert falconers demonstrate the art of training, exercising and hunting with birds.

Heroes and Villains
Venue: Framlingham Castle, Suffolk
Date: Mon 16 - Fri 20 Feb 2015

Deadly enemies and bitter battles, choose your side and start your training.

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Frightening Fairytales and Spooky Stories
Venue: Audley End House and Gardens, Essex
Date: Mon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014

Fearless souls required for a thrilling family adventure. Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as you come face to face with the dark side of childrens' tales.

Ghosts, Ghouls and Goings-on
Venue: Wrest Park, Bedfordshire
Date: Mon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014

Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween. Mysterious goings-on await you at petrifying Wrest Park.

A Victorian Séance – Tricks of the Trade
Venue: Audley End House and Gardens, Essex
Date: Fri 31 Oct - Sat 1 Nov

Enter the spooky spirit world at Audley this Halloween (Over 16s only)

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