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Suffolk's Tranquil Villages & Coast

Suffolk's Tranquil Villages & Coast

It's easy to see why some of England's most famous painters were inspired by Suffolk's picturesque villages and unspoilt coastline. Enjoy a slower pace of life as you stroll through pastel-coloured towns, along unspoilt beaches and watch the world go by on a cruise along the River Deben.

3* Best Western Marks Tey Hotel


A modern, contemporary hotel near to the town of Colchester. En-suite bedrooms have a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee facilities. There is a bar, restaurant and leisure facilities including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, gym and steam room.



Price includes


· 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

· Welcome drink on arrival

· Full day guided tour of Suffolk Villages

· Entrance to Lavenham Guildhall

· 2-hour boat trip

· Porterage

Day 1

We arrive in Colchester with plenty of time to relax before dinner.


Day 2

Enjoy a guided tour of Suffolk's pastel-coloured towns and villages, whose timber-framed houses and thatched roofs make this area so unique. Visit Sudbury, home to Gainsborough's attractive townhouse which is now the birthplace museum and gallery of Thomas Gainsborough, one of Britain's greatest painters; Long Melford and Lavenham, where we include a visit to its historic Guildhall, which now contains exhibitions of local history.

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Day 3

Excursion to Suffolk's Heritage Coast. This morning, enjoy a relaxing cruise along the River Deben, making a lovely way to start off your day, before continuing to the pretty coastal town of Aldeburgh, with its unspoilt beach dotted with fishermen's huts and charming historic high street.

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Day 4

We visit nearby Dedham, home to the Munnings Art Museum and an art & craft centre, and East Bergholt, picturesque villages associated with the artist John Constable. We head to Colchester for lunch (not included), officially Britain's oldest recorded town, home to Roman remains, a huge Norman castle keep and timber-framed cottages. In the afternoon enjoy a nostalgic visit to the Tiptree Jam Shop, Tea Room and Museum (free admission).

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Day 5

We leave the hotel and make our way back to the local area.


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