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Events and Places of Interest

Suffolk’s Heritage Coast is one of England’s favourite tourist destinations famed for its fishing towns, beaches, gentle rolling countryside, nature reserves, golf courses and a multitude of historic houses, traditional pubs and fine restaurants

It is also plays hosts a range of pop and art festivals as well as age-old traditional village fetes. Within this page we offer a glimpse of what the area has to offer, for more information

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Aldeburgh: fine eating and drinking, shopping, sailing, music and drama – something for everyone in this traditional, atmospheric town on Suffolk’s heritage coast.

Southwold: home of the Adnams brewery, famous lighthouse and beach huts. Wealth of art galleries, fine shops and pubs and the Blackshore harbourside for freshly-caught fish and the ferry across the River Blyth to

Snape Maltings is a place of energy and inspiration – one of the world’s leading centres of music and a visitor destination of outstanding natural beauty.

RSPB nature reserve, Minsmere, see a range of iconic birds including bitterns and avocets at this coastal reserve

Framlingham Castle dating back to the late 12th century.


Aldeburgh Literary Festival, Jubilee Hall 1st – 4th March 2018 A completely independent festival which was started by The Aldeburgh Bookshop  in 2002.

Southwold Seal Trip Take a boat from Southwold harbour and visit the grey and common seals living on Scroby Sands

Suffolk Punch Trust – Hollesley Bay Open day tours of this important home of the Suffolk Punch Horse


Aldeburgh Festival 8th-24th June 2018 Established by Suffolk–born Benjamin Britten, the festival boasts an impressive programme of superb concerts, recitals, films & lectures.

Suffolk Show, Trinity Park, Ipswich, May 30th & 31st May 2018 Traditional English Agricultural Show, with Show Jumping, Livestock and Trade stands

Southwold Arts Festival, 23rd June – 30th June 2018. Showcasing local, national and international  talent in venues in and around the town. 

Heveningham Hall Country Fair with Wings and Wheels 30th June & 1st July 2018 A true country fair with horses, countryside crafts, food hall and Melford Green’s alpacas.

Latitude Festival 12th-15th July 2018: Henham Hall An eclectic weekend festival combining music, comedy, art, poetry and dance.

British Open Crabbing Championship Walberswick

Barrel Fair – Westleton 19th August 2018 Centred around the annual challenge between the White Horse & Crown pubs, to see who is the first to push a barrel up and down the village green. Also features open barrel races for all ages – great fun for all the family

Autumn and Winter

Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival 29th & 30th September 2018 with fringe events into October Show cases the best of Suffolk Food & Drink

Deer Safari Red Deer Spotting on Dunwich Heath & Minsmere Nature Reserves

Halesworth Arts Festival 13th-28th October 2018 A month of Music, Film and Drama

Halloween at Framlingham Castle Discover spooky secrets and ghastly tales as you take a ghostly tour of the Castle

Heveningham Hall Fireworks, 3rd November 2018