Wheelwrights Cottage

The Local Area


Hadleigh has all the amenities one could want. It has a large supermarket, several tea shops, takeaways, banks, pubs, flower shops, local delicacies, a swimming pool and Partridges in the centre of town is an old fashioned hardware store that sells almost everything and is well worth a browse. Hadleigh was traditionally a market town…
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‘The Cooking Experience’

Are you a budding chef or do you want to be able to prepare different types of menus? If so within 10 minutes of ‘Wheelwrights’ there is the ideal opportunity. ‘The Cooking Experience’ is a small homely cookery school. They offer various courses and a look at their web site is well worth while. This…
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Lavenham is one of several wool towns in South Suffolk and is well known as one of the best preserved medieval towns in the country. The town has a rich past and from the 14th to the 16th century flourished as one of the foremost wool and cloth making centres in England, famed in particular…
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Set in the heart of the Stour Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty, the market town of Sudbury is an ancient market town dating back to Saxon time. For centuries the weaving and silk industry has prospered here and many great houses and churches have been built, giving the town a major historical legacy.…
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Long Melford

‘Antiques Capital of Suffolk’. It’s wide, tree-lined High Street is full of a wonderful selection of antiques shops that are something special, catering not only for the local population, but also forming an oasis of quality for the district and beyond. They include a baker, two bookshops, two butchers, fashion shops, a department store, a…
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Visitors with an interest in archaeology, history and the arts will discover that Woodbridge has much to offer. On the opposite bank of the River Deben is the Anglo-Saxon site at Sutton Hoo, “One of Britain’s most important and atmospheric archaeological sites”. This is where the burial of Kings was discovered in a large upturned…
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“Garden Resort Of the East Coast”, you will find four miles of beach, a local museum, historic fort, nature reserve & Leisure Centre on the seafront. Edwardian resort, retaining much of its original charm, with beautiful south facing gardens, paved promenade, leisure centre, pier and theatre. Its popularity began with the arrival of the railway…
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If you fancy the hustle and bustle of a big town then visit Ipswich. It has all the high street stores you could wish for, a swimming pool, theatre, cinema, complex, great nightlife and and much much more. Ipswich is England´s oldest continuously settled Anglo´Saxon town and has medieval streets and architectural gems to charm…
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Bury St Edmunds

The town grew up around the powerful Abbey of St Edmund in early medieval times. For five centuries it was visited by pilgrims from all over the world, coming to worship at the shrine of St Edmunds – the martyred King of East Anglia. Taking a stroll around the centre of Bury is an interesting…
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Aldeburgh, on the Suffolk Heritage coast, has a particular charm that has attracted visitors from all over the world. Some have stayed, adding their own stories to the long history of the town. The composer Benjamin Britten settled here, his opera Peter Grimes was inspired by local poet George Crabbe and the town itself. The…
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