7 Reasons to own a holiday home in Suffolk

Our southern coast holiday parks offer fantastic locations for holiday home ownership; each county has its own unique charm, and there really is something for everyone!

Suffolk hosts four incredible holiday parks with caravans and luxury lodges for sale. Take a look at just 7 reasons why it is such a cherished county.

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Suffolk Nature

Stunning countryside, bordered by miles of coastline fills the area that surrounds our holiday parks in Suffolk. This proves to be the perfect environment for wildlife and is home to a good number of nature reserves, which host thousands of rare birds, animals and native Suffolk wildlife. Owning your very own Suffolk holiday home provides a perfect base to discover the majestic animals and scenery that abounds.

Take a look at some of the fantastic nature reserves surrounding our holiday parks in Suffolk:

  • RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserves - situated between our Suffolk holiday parks in Lowerstoft and Felixstowe, and home to BBC Springwatch from 2014-16.
  • The Broads, Norwich
  • Carlton Marshes, Lowerstoft
  • Bradfield Woods, Bury St. Edmunds
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Suffolk Beaches

When dreaming of your perfect holiday home location, it’s likely that you’ve thought about regular trips to the seaside - and Suffolk beaches certainly won’t disappoint! Enjoy the Suffolk sunny weather by swimming in the clean seas, building castles in the sand or exploring the many fabulous seaside attractions.

Take a look at some of our favourite Suffolk local beaches:

  • Corton Sands Beach
  • Gorleston Beach
  • Sizewell Beach
  • Thorpeness Beach
  • Felixstowe Beach
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Suffolk Events

There are heaps of great events in Suffolk, held throughout the year. Enjoy Easterly Artist pop up exhibitions in Lowerstoft, Red Deer Rut safaris in Westleton or the food and drink festival in Snape. These events are perfect for a day out during a visit to your holiday home or a great excuse for family and friends to join you for the day!

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Suffolk Activities

The county of Suffolk not only offers stunning countryside and wildlife but also hosts a ton of fantastic attractions. Enjoy a family day out at 'Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park' based in Lowerstoft or a traditional trip to 'Manning’s Amusements' – located on a Felixstowe seafront that offers slot machines, arcade games, rides, bowling, great food and so much more.

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The History of Suffolk

It’s undeniable that Suffolk is rich in history with many places of the recorded past to visit. Our holiday parks occupy prime locations to find out more about its heritage - explore the historic scores in Lowerstoft, which are a series of narrow lanes in the cliff, created by people forming paths as they travelled between the High Street and beach village. Visit the town of Bury St Edmunds, home of the famous cathedral and abbey, where St Edmunds was buried – hence the town name!

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Suffolk Landmarks

Home to many famous landmarks, there’s not only plenty of things to do in Suffolk, but also plenty to see! Start with a trip to Aldeburgh beach where you’ll find famous sculptures including the controversial scallop sculpture by Maggi Hambling. Many marvel at 'Framlingham castle', where Mary Tudor chose to gather her troops before marching on London to claim the throne. Or take a day trip to Lavenham? Commonly known as the best kept medieval village in England - and the fictional home of Harry Potter. Expelliarmus! (Or something)

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Suffolk Cuisine

Suffolk was one of the first areas to recognise the importance of organic, free-range food where Lady Eve Balfour founding the Soil Association – the UK’s leading food and farming charity. She believed food quality depended on the quality of the soil in which it is grown and that this has a huge impact on our general health. The county of Suffolk is home to a huge number of organic food stores with locally sourced produce. Hosting prime land for locally grown, organic produce makes healthier options more easily accessible within the county, plus, locally grown and organic produce helps save our planet!

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Suffolk is a beautiful county with fantastic countryside, a great coastline, plenty of places to visit, and a climate which offers some of the driest weather in England - a perfect location!

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