The little market town of Bungay is about 2 miles away from this quiet
and peaceful farmhouse where all sorts of delights can be found such as
second hand books, antiques and galleries - even a real pawn broker. The
town is proud of it's ancient castle built by Hugh Bigod in the 12th century
to protect the town which is embraced by the River Waveney. Boats and
canoes can be hired for river trips and there are many interesting walks
along its banks. If you are interested in antiques, pay a visit to Matthew Higham Antiques, only a hundred yards away from us!
Norwich is a magnificent walled city. The cathedral, set in it's own close
has 1200 carved stone bosses illustrating the entire bible story in the
roof of the cloisters. The Norwich school is set in the cathedral grounds
and was attended by Lord Nelson. His statue now stands facing his former
The city has a delightful jumble of medieval streets and lanes with attractive
half timbered houses. The castle towers over the city and now houses a
museum acclaimed as one of the best in Britain. Norwich was voted one
of the top ten shopping destinations with a wide choice of individual
small shops, full of local character alongside the larger departmental
chain stores. Norwich also has one of the largest and most colourful markets
in the country and is open 6 days a week.
Southwold and the Heritage Coast
Southwold and other local towns are renowned for their unique character,
a step back in time with colourful beach huts, a superb pier and unusual
shopping and eating opportunities. The whole of the north Suffolk coast
has been awarded heritage status, and, where the gorse heaths meet sandy
beaches, you will find nature reserves with superb walking opportunities.
very enjoyable break in
a superb farmhouse with great hospitality - many thanks"