Highlights include the grand house and gardens at Somerleyton Hall, near Lowestoft, Melford Hall in Long Melford, Sudbury, and the beautiful gardens at Helmingham Hall.
Helmingham Hall Gardens – 9 miles north of Ipswich, on the B1077
Set in a 400 year old deer park, the amazing Tudor Hall is surrounded by a wide moat with draw-bridge, and has a stunning walled garden. Cream teas served in the Coach House tearooms.
Melford Hall – Long Melford, Sudbury
A romantic Elizabethan mansion with a panelled Tudor Great Hall, Regency Banqueting House, beautiful gardens and parkland walks – where Beatrix Potter is said to have stayed.
Somerleyton Hall – 10 mins drive from Lowestoft
A magnificent early Victorian residence in Anglo-Italian style, with sumptuous State Rooms and 12 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens which include one of Britain’s finest mazes.
Glemham Hall – on the A12, close to Saxmundham (approx 10 mins drive from your holiday cottage)
A Tudor house with Great Hall dating from the 16th Centurey, plus a classic rose garden.