Suffolk's Tranquil Villages and Coast

Sun 15 August 2021

5 days

Suffolk's Tranquil Villages and Coast


It is easy to see why some of England's most famous painters and landscape artists were inspired by Suffolk's picturesque village and unspoilt coastline. Here quaint traditional fishing villages and wonderful landscapes and gardens wait to be discovered.

Our itinerary

Day One
We leave Cumbria early morning and call at Richmond for a coffee stop. We venture on to Newark for lunch with time to explore. We have a further comfort stop before arriving at our hotel on the outskirts ofColchester where Dinner is served.

Day Two
We enjoy a guided tour of Suffolk's past coloured towns and villages whose timber framed houses and thatched roofs make the area unique. Wevisit Sudbury home to Gainsborough's attractive town house which isnow a Museum. We also call at Long Melford and Lavenham where wehave an included visit to the Guildhall which contains many items oflocal history. We return to the hotel for Dinner.

Day Three
Be inspired b y the slower pace of life with visits to Dedham home tothe Munnings Art Museum and also East Bergholt which is associated with the artist John Constable. In the afternoon we visit the Tiptree Jam shop, tea rooms and Museum before spending some time in Colchester Britain's oldest recorded town and a famous base of the Roman Empire. We return to the hotel for Dinner.

Day Four
We journey along the heritage coast to the pretty town of Aldeburgh with its unspoilt beach and quaint huts. We have to explore before in the afternoon we round off our visit to Suffolk with an included River Cruise on the River Deben. Dinner in the hotel.

Day Five
We journey North with a lunch stop in Grantham and a further comfort stop en route before arriving back late afternoon.

Our hotel
The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel is situated just outside Colchester and is an ideal base for this tour offering comfortable accommodation throughout. The en suite bedrooms are all furnished to a high standard.

Package includes
4Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast at Marks Tey Hotel
Guided tour of Suffolk's towns and villages
Visits to Sudbury, Long Melford, Lavenham
Visits to Dedham and east Bergholt.
Visit to Aldeburgh and Colchester
River Cruise on River Deben
Visit to Tiptree Jam Shop and Museum
Visits to Newark and Grantham
Executive Coach travel throughout.

£ 439.00 per person based on 2 passengers sharing a twin or double bedroom
Single supplement £ 92.00

15 August 2021 (5 days)