Aldeburgh is another charming seaside town with a wide high street with Georgian shop-fronts. The historic buildings include the Moot Hall and the 15th C. church. There is a steep shingle beach where the fishermen bring in their catch for the day. Nearby the Snape Maltings Concert Hall hosts some brilliant music festivals.
The Suffolk Wool Towns which include Lavenham, Long Melford, Clare, Sudbury & Hadleigh are well worth a visit to enjoy the wonderful architecture, quaint village shops & tea rooms, stunning art galleries, excellent restaurants and much much more. The Guildhall at Lavenham (National Trust) should not be missed. Not far away near Stowmarket is Helmingham Hall & Gardens.
Oulton Broad forms the Southern gateway to the Norfolk Broads and is a haven for watersports enthusiasts and is ideal for sailing, rowing and cruising. Regular sailing regattas and motorboat racing events are held here.
Bungay is an unspoilt market town which sits on the River Waveney, and not far away at Flixton is the Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum, East Anglia's Aviation Heritage Centre. Nearby Halesworth sits on the River Blyth and has many fine buildings, including the carved Gothic House, a Tudor Rectory and Elizabethan almshouses.
Nearby Ickworth House & Gardens (National Trust) is great for family walks and there is also a play area for children to enjoy. For woodland walks Brandon Country Park is not far away along with the forest walks at High Lodge near Thetford.