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The best roads around Ufford Park

Ufford Park is situated in some of the most beautiful Suffolk countryside yet is easily accessible from Norwich, Ipswich and Stansted airport.

We are just five minutes from the A12 which gives you access to some wonderful historic venues and sites of special interest. The charming market town of Woodbridge and famous Anglo-Saxon burial ground at Sutton Hoo are both just two miles away.

The A12 gives you easy access North to Thorpeness, Aldeburgh, Dunwich, and Southwold and the other well-known towns along Suffolk’s unspoilt heritage coastline. We also recommend that you head South down the A12 to visit the iconic Flatford Mill so beautifully painted by Constable and visit the area that inspired this our most famous British painter.

We are on the edge of some 150 square miles of extraordinary landscape - an area of outstanding natural beauty, including lowland coastal scenery, wildlife-rich wetlands and the historic Sandlings heaths.  Head down the A1152 to explore this area and visit Sutton Hoo. Or take the Melton road to Woodbridge and take a walk on the quayside and explore the river Deben.

Follow the B1069 as it winds past the edge of beautiful countryside and visit Snape Maltings, a collection of shops and galleries set in the old mill, plus a farmers market and artist workshops. Head towards the coast via the B1084 and you will travel through Rendlesham Forest and arrive at the Orfordness-Havergate National Nature Reserve.

Looking for child friendly activities on the roads around Ufford?

Try Easton Farm Park which was built in the late 1800s and has been a Farm Park since 1974, the second farm park to be opened in the UK. It offers a unique mix of interactive farm fun within a set of listed historic buildings and countryside. Easton Farm Park is the ideal place for family visits and birthday parties. Head north on the A12 to Easton or take the more scenic route through lovely Suffolk villages via the B1078.

If your children (and you) are interested in military history hop onto the A1152 via the B1348 and 12 minutes later you will be at the Bentwaters Cold War Museum which is open on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month.

Suffolk coastal villages on the roads around Ufford

Fancy visiting a genuine country market? Then take the B1084 to Orford and enjoy its Saturday country market. Orford Country Market is held in Orford Town Hall, Orford, Suffolk, IP12 2NZ every Saturday between 09.30am and 1.00pm.  Everything at the market is home-produced, home-grown or hand-crafted. Afterwards you can explore the village itself and its impressive Castle housing a Museum, plus a well restored Norman Church and a Methodist Chapel provide opportunities for quiet contemplation away from the hustle and bustle of the modern world. Orford is famous for its local oysters and smokehouses and has two shops selling a wide range of smoked produce.

Ufford Park is well located for some gentle walks, historic visits, craft and produce shopping and enjoyment of this area of outstanding natural beauty. Whichever road you take out of Ufford there is an interesting and delightful surprise at the end.

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