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Staycation This Year? Suffolk Ticks the Boxes

Staycation destination Suffolk

Understandably, Staycation is the word for many travellers in 2021. If you’re looking for plenty to see and do – choose Suffolk! Firstly, it’s one of the driest and sunniest counties in the UK. Yet it has miles of unspoilt coastline, gentle green countryside and a wealth of wild places to explore. It’s also a convenient drive from most of London, and the East Midlands.

Discover Suffolk’s Past

We’re not far from the historic town of Bury St Edmunds, with a well-preserved town centre and a magnificent cathedral. While you’re here you may want to learn a bit about the area. How about the town’s brewing history on a Greene King Brewery tour, with a sup or two? Or enjoy a recital in the calm Cathedral environment perhaps? You can go back further in time at the Moyses Hall Museum which includes Stone Age artefacts from this very ‘flinty’ area.

Wildlife Watchers in for a Treat

Suffolk is home to a wide variety of the UK’s wildlife, nowhere more than at one of our many wildlife reserves. The National Trust, the RSPB and Suffolk Wildlife Trust all have a strong presence. Minsmere,  by the coast, is arguably the best not just in Suffolk but in Great Britain. Nearer to us we have Lackford Lakes, Redgrave and Lopham Fen, and Knettishall Heath. They are great places for just a walk, or for spending a few hours absorbing the sights and sounds. We have guides and binoculars available for guests to use.

Relax and Re-charge on a Staycation in Suffolk

While Suffolk is great to explore, there’s nothing wrong in just relaxing and enjoying fresh air in a colourful garden with birdsong in the air. Our four lodges are each within their own secluded and gated gardens, and each one has a luxury Beachcomber Hot Tub and comfy sun beds.

Whether it’s culture or comforts you’re seeking, Upthorpe Lodges will tick your staycation boxes. Follow the link below to discover why Suffolk should be your Staycation destination this year


Our four lodges are for couples only, with a minimum stay of 3 nights