Lavenham, located in the heart of the stunning Suffolk countryside, is considered to be Britain’s best preserved medieval village and one of Suffolk’s most important wool towns. Medieval charm can be found at every turn with timber framed buildings lining the narrow streets and lanes leading up to the impressive market place. There is a rich history to discover – Lavenham was the 14th richest town in Tudor England thanks to its famous Lavenham Blue broadcloth.
Breckland is one of the UK’s biodiversity hotspots and the designation of much of Knettishall Heath as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) reflects this.
We now have a visitor welcome and cafe van every Wed-Sun plus bank holidays 10am-4pm.
West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village - one of the UK’s great archaeological sites - is a stunning recreation of the Anglo-Saxon settlement that occupied the site between 450-650 AD. There is lots to see and do at West Stow throughout the year. Wander through the village and imagine what life would have been like for the Anglo-Saxons who lived here. Visit the Museum to see hundreds of fascinating finds excavated from beneath your feet.
We have a small herd of eleven alpacas that live with us in the wonderful surrounds of the South Norfolk countryside, where we provide a lovely permanent home and sanctuary for our family of fleeced creatures. We offer an exclusive, intimate and personal alpaca experience for small groups with these enchanting, curious animals. We would love you to come and visit us. Please book in advance through our website.
World Of Tanks
The Norfolk Tank Museum houses a collection of military vehicles, weapons and militaria mainly from the 20th Century and the Cold War Period. The collection of tanks and armoured cars is maintained in a working condition or is awaiting restoration by our team. Other exhibits include artillery, uniforms and an extensive collection of British small arms.
Set in 50 acres of idyllic Norfolk countryside, Banham Zoological Gardens, run by the Zoological Society of East Anglia is a national conservation hub committed to preserving wild futures, engaging the public, sustaining our environment, and ultimately inspiring the next generation of leaders within conservation.
Snetterton has undergone somewhat of a renaissance during the recent years following a multi-million pound redevelopment project at the start of 2011, which was met with rave reviews from both spectators and competitors alike. The Snetterton 300 circuit hosts the British Touring Car Championship, British Superbike Championship and British F3 and GT Championships.
Bury St Edmunds
Bury St Edmunds, commonly referred to locally as Bury, is a historic market, cathedral town and civil parish in Suffolk, England. Bury St Edmunds Abbey is near the town centre. Bury is the seat of the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich of the Church of England, with the episcopal see at St Edmundsbury Cathedral.
Thetford is a market town and civil parish in the Breckland District of Norfolk, England. It is on the A11 road between Norwich and London, just east of Thetford Forest
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