Scenic Suffolk, Gardens & Villages
5 Day - Tour No AB2091
One of the most beautiful areas of England, Suffolk retains a quintessential charm and is well worth a visit. The hotel is located on the beautiful Ipswich waterfront
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Included in CostIncluded in Cost
- Coach travel
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- entrance to Helmingham Hall Gardens
- boat trip with a ‘Deben’ tea
- entrance to Lavenham Guildhall
Day 1 Morning departure to Capel Manor Gardens, a beautiful 30 acre estate with over 60 different styled gardens to admire. Then continue to the hotel for a four night stay.
Day 2 Today travel to Bury St Edmunds through some Suffolk villages including Sudbury and Long Melford. Free time for lunch before continuing by way of Stowmarket and Needham Market to Helmingham Hall. Here you will enjoy the serenity and tranquillity of the gardens with their herbaceous borders, walled kitchen garden and hybrid musk roses.
Day 3 A scenic drive will take you through the Dedham Vale and Stour Valley. An area of outstanding beauty en route to East Bergholt, where John Constable was born. Enjoy some free time before travelling to Beth Chatto Gardens. The gardens began in 1960 from an overgrown wasteland with poor gravel, soil and boggy hollows. It has been transformed into an informal garden harmonising with the surrounding countryside.
Day 4 Travel to the coastal town of Aldeburg, with fishing boats pulled up onto the beach and with a charming High Street, enjoy free time here before travelling to the Suffolk Punch Trust, here you will be able to see the gentle giant Suffolk Punch horses, take a wagon ride, see rare breed farm animals as well as the museum of rural life and heritage garden.
Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
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Hotel Salthouse Harbour Hotel
This contemporary, boutique hotel is set on the beautiful Ipswich waterfront. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, hairdryer, toiletries, WIFI and tea/coffee making facilities. Lift, bar, restaurant and terrace
Single room supplement £120
Holiday insurance £21.50 (70 years and over £34.00)