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Local Area



Beyond the Estate itself there is a huge variety of activities that you can enjoy during your stay.  Rambling walks through the gorgeous Suffolk countryside, delicious food in local restaurants, charming country pubs in neighbouring, picturesque villages or browsing through antique shops in Long Melford or Clare.


We are 20 minutes drive from historic Bury St. Edmunds, an hour from Cambridge and just half an hour from the UK’s centre of flat racing - Newmarket.


Below is a selected list of a variety of local activities that we recommend. For a comprehensive list please go to


Places to visit

Giffords Hall vineyard

Ickworth House

Bury St Edmunds Abbey




Melford Hall


Go Ape


Flatford RSPB


Bannatyne Hotel Bury St Edmunds


Wild Tracks


Blackthorpe Barn


Palace House Newmarket


Wyken Vineyards


Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds


Local pubs and restaurants


The Crown, Hartest

The Queen's Head, Hawkendon


The George, Cavendish


The Black Lion Hotel, Long Melford

Scutchers, Long Melford

The Great House, Lavenham


The Swan, Lavenham

1921, Bury St Edmunds


Maison Bleue, Bury St Edmunds


Pea Porridge, Bury St Edmunds

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