Places of interest
Good food in Steeple Bumpstead
The Fox and Hounds is a local pub of great character serving delicious home-cooked food. Only 3 miles away!
Bury St Edmunds
Historic buildings, regency theatre, abbey, museums, cinemas, Green King brewery, Ickworth House (NT), good shopping.
Horse racing and museum, jockey club, National Stud, thoroughbred sales, shopping.
Sports centre with swimming pool, supermarkets, cinema.
Historic houses, medieval wool church, antiques and frequent auctions, riverside walk.
Picturesque village, medieval wool church, Melford Hall (NT), Kentwell Hall, alpaca farm, antiques, shopping.
Medieval village with many stunning historic buildings, wool church, Guildhall (NT).
Gainsborough's House and gallery, theatre, historic buildings, silk mills with factory shop, boating on the river Stour.
Historic buildings, colleges, churches, museums, galleries, theatres, cinemas, punting, swimming, good shopping. Cambridge Folk Festival.
Imperial War Museum, aircraft, air shows.
Historic buildings, churches, Audley End House (ET), sports centre with swimming pool, shopping.
Historic village with beautiful church. Thaxted Music Festival.
Norman keep, steam railway.
Roman Garrison town, Zoo, theatre, cinemas, shopping.