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Tel code: 01728 | code search
Postcode: IP17 | code search
Population: 2700
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Saxmundham Events

Birdwatching for beginners
Bitterns and harriers
Dawn chorus and breakfast
Digi-scoping demo
Discovering Minsmere
Fascinating flora
Heathland wildlife
Minsmere safari
Nightingales and Warblers
Optics days
Painting workshop with Peter Partington
Spring Birds
Spring evening at Minsmere
Weekend Wildlife Walks
What’s about at Minsmere?

Binocular and Telescope Demonstration
Birdwatching for beginners
Bitterns and harriers
Digi-scoping workshop
Discovering Minsmere
Fascinating flora
Heathland wildlife
Magic of Minsmere
Minsmere safari
Moth night
Signs of New Life
Springwatch with the RSPB
Weekend Wildlife Walks

Birdwatching for beginners
Fascinating flora
Minsmere safari
Summer stroll
Weekend Wildlife Walks

Annual Minsmere family event: Flight
Birdwatching for beginners
Caterpillar and butterfly garden
Family activity day
Food and wildlife family quiz
Introduction to the wildlife of the Alde Estuary
Minsmere safari
Owl pellet dissection
Snape Proms
Snape Proms
Summer stroll
Weekend Wildlife Walks
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Satis House
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Coopers Dip
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Sibton White Horse Inn
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Sax, as locals know it, is a pleasant and quiet market town that enjoyed its glory days as one of the stopping points for the coach run between Ipswich and Great Yarmouth. The Bell Inn in Saxmundham even saw a royal passenger in King George II in 1737. Further along the road is the Westleton Crown, another coaching inn, although with claims to greater antiquity, possibly as far back as the 12th century. Nestling in the little valley of the Fromus, a tributary of the Alde, Saxmundham certainly merits a detour from the nearby A12, and is also a good base for touring the area. Within a few miles are Aldeborough of festival fame; Minsmere nature reserve on the coast with its otters, deer, nightingales and bitterns, and in the colder seasons migrant wildfowl; and historic Framlingham castle. Saxmundham is thought to mean “the farmstead of Saxmund,” or possibly of Seismund, but little is known of its Saxon origins. A market charter was granted in 1272, and there are markets to this day. Monks Cottages are of Tudor origin, and have fine pargeting, and typical Suffolk colour-washing, but most of the interesting buildings are of later date, largely Victorian: the Market Hall was once a Corn Exchange, built in1846; Hurts Hall is a pseudo-Elizabethan pile constructed in 1893. Even the church of St John the Baptist was largely restored in the 19th century, although older elements remain, including three of its six bells which were cast between 1480 and 1510, a 14th century tower, and a font believed to date from 1400. For lovers of the quirky there is a fascinating tombstone in the churchyard, incorporating a sundial of cunning design, and a large Victorian post-box of an unusual type built into the railway station.


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Dunwich Heath Coastal Centre and Beach
Dunwich Museum
Laurel Farm Herbs
RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve
RSPB North Warren Reserve
Walled Garden


Carlton Park Caravan Park
Marsh Farm Caravan Site
Whitearch Touring Caravan Park

Care Home

Chantry House


Snape Hall Cottage


The Dental Surgery


Drs Havard, Murphy, Evans & Dunn

Estate Agent

Flick & Son
Heritage Estates

Holiday Park

Carlton Meres Country Park


Sibton White Horse Inn
Westleton Crown Inn


Friday Street Car Boot
Savvy Community Group Car Boot

Pub and Bar

Coopers Dip
Old Chequers
Queens Head
Railway Inn


Harrisons Restaurant
Satis House
The Bistro at the Deli


Pulham & Co


Hart Cars
J O & S Miller Taxis
Squirrels Taxis
Swift Cars


Snape Maltings Concert Hall


Fromus Veterinary Group

Sports Clubs

Saxmundham CC (Cricket)


Friday Street Fam Shop
Bridge Nurseries
Askers Hill Garden Centre

The Pet Shop
Open Studio
Snape Maltings Gallery
Maple Farm
Swallow Organics
Laurel Farm Herbs
Veldts Boot and Shoe Makers


Suffolk House Antiques

Places to Stay near Saxmundham

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The Bell Hotel (0.16 miles)

The Bell Hotel
Enjoy the best of Suffolk at The Bell Hotel in Saxmundham. The Bell Hotel is a historic coaching inn now transformed into a beautiful boutique hotel with fabulous ensuite bedrooms. Located at the heart of ... More | visit website
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Satis House (3.55 miles)

Satis House

"Satis House" said Pip, "that's a curious name".
"It's Greek, Latin or Hebrew, maybe all three, for enough", she replied. "It means that whoever lives in the house could wish for nothing more."

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Home From Home Guesthouse (3.57 miles)

Home From Home Guesthouse

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A warm and friendly atmosphere. Home from Home is a newly opened refurbished guest-house, in a large Edwardian house, located in the popular town of Leiston, giving comfortable friendly accommodation. ... More

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White Horse Hotel (3.70 miles)

White Horse Hotel

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This small, friendly hotel is in rural Leiston, close to the coast at Aldburgh and Sizewell. The rooms are en suite and main bar shows Sky Sports and Setanta channels. Every room ... More

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The Lion Inn (3.73 miles)

The Lion Inn

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The Lion Inn offers its customers a friendly service featuring great real ales, a variety of popular draught beers, inexpensive wines and spirits and of course home cooked food. We ... More

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The Ship Inn (4.06 miles)

The Ship Inn
The Ship Inn is a traditional country pub with detached chalet accommodation in the peaceful village of Blaxhall, just 2 miles from Snape and 6 miles from the Suffolk heritage coast at Aldeburgh.

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Darsham Old Hall (4.28 miles)

Darsham Old Hall
Set amidst 60 acres of private grounds, and home to the Melford Green alpaca herd, this 13th Century house offers luxury Bed & Breakfast accommodation. Grand, thoughtfully decorated rooms, with four-poster beds, capture the Old ... More | visit website
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Swiss Cottage (4.31 miles)

Swiss Cottage
Swiss Cottage is a newly established 4* luxury Bed and Breakfast conveniently located between Aldeburgh and Thorpeness. Our peaceful leafy location provides a relaxing base for anyone looking to visit the nearby pretty Suffolk villages. ... More | visit website
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Eels Foot Inn (4.61 miles)

Eels Foot Inn

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A traditional, family run, country pub selling Adnams ales and great food.Our accommodation is separate from the Inn and is located in a barn style building only built in October ... More

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Sibton White Horse Inn (4.63 miles)

Sibton White Horse Inn

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You couldn't find a more quintessential English country Inn if you tried, grade II listed, many fascinating features and its timber frame dating back to 1580. The inn is ideally ... More

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