Suffolk County established in ancient times, is in the East of England, bathed by the North Sea (east) and bordered by the counties of Cambridgeshire (west), Essex (south), and Norfolk (north). In the capital city, Ipswich, you may sail down the River Orwell, explore Ipswich waterfront, admire the excellent city parks and discover the historic Christchurch Mansion. This county is gifted with splendid landscapes and wildlife, such as the RSPB Minsmere nature reserve, a top bird sanctuary. In the coast you will find excellent beaches and small towns, ideal for a holiday retreat. Suffolk has to show you historic charming villages such as Lavenham, considered the Best Kept Medieval Village in England. Lavenham featured in the films - Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows - Parts 1 and 2, with the locations for the scenes in “Godric’s Hollow”.

 

Population: over 745 inhabitants


Capital: Ipswich


Other major cities: Bury St Edmunds, Felixstowe, Lowestoft, Haverhill, Newmarket


Main attractions: Ipswich Waterfront, Christchurch Park, Sutton Hoo (archaeological site), Parham Airfield Museum, Framlingham Castle, Helmingham Hall, Ickworth House, RSPB Suffolk nature reserves, Lavenham (known as the 'Best Kept Medieval Village in England', featured in two Harry Potter films), Newmarket Racecourses, Suffolk Beaches, The Broads (national park), Willy Lott cottage (inspired John Constable’s painting - The Hay Wain), Westleton Heath in Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty


Nearest Airports: Norwich Airport (NWI), London Stansted Airport (STN)



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