Suffolk Tourist Information

The fenland county of Suffolk is bordered by its North Sea coast to the east, Essex to the south, Cambridge to the west and Norfolk to the north. It is known for its coastal towns and fenland broads. The county town is Ipswich, the main industrial centre is the port of Felixstowe, with Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds being the other main towns. This county of flat fens is mostly agricultural, tourism is an important contributor to the local economy and the visitor is well catered for. The wetlands of the Broads being a magnet for those wishing to enjoy boating, nature and wildlife.

 

Official Tourist Websites

www.visitsuffolk.com

www.enjoythebroads.com

heartofsuffolk.co.uk

www.visit-suffolkcoast.co.uk

www.visit-suffolkcountryside.co.uk

www.visit-constablecountry.co.uk

 

Tourism Videos

 

Suffolk presents You. Unplugged - a series of Suffolk films: WONDER

Visit Suffolk presents You. Unplugged - a series of Suffolk films: ROMANCE

See the Broads from Broads Authority

 

National Parks

The Broads National Park - www.broads-authority.gov.uk

www.enjoythebroads.com

 

ANOB's

Dedham Vale AONB - www.dedhamvalestourvalley.org

Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB - www.suffolkcoastandheaths.org

also see
www.brecks.org - (370 sq. miles across Norfolk and Suffolk)

 

Wildlife Trust & Nature

Suffolk Wildlife Trust - www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org

 

RSPB Local Groups

Ipswich Local Group - www.rspb.org.uk/groups/ipswich

Lowestoft Local Group - www.rspb.org.uk/groups/lowestoft

Minsmere RSPB Wildlife Explorers - www.rspb.org.uk/groups/minsmerewex

Woodbridge Local Group - www.rspb.org.uk/groups/woodbridge

 

For Accessible Taxis in Suffolk - a listing of wheelchair accessible taxis and private hire providers is available from www.accessiblecountryside.org.uk/suffolk-taxis

For Accessible Restaurants / Pubs with food in Suffolk - a listing is available from www.accessiblecountryside.org.uk/suffolk-pubs

For Accessible Accommodation see www.accessiblecountryside.org.uk/east/east_accommodation.html

 

 

 

Literary connections

George Orwell - WG Sebald - William Godwin - George Crabbe - Sir Clement Freud - Ronald Blythe -
P.D. James (Baroness James of Holland Park) - Ruth Rendell (Rendell of Babergh) aka Barbara Vine - Charles Dickens

 

 

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