The historic county of Suffolk in East Anglia in the UK, borders with Norfolk, Cambridge and Essex. Ipswich is the county town, it is a mostly flat landscape with wetlands to the north, the broads are widely sweeping and an absolute haven for wildlife, there’s plenty of scope for bird watching walks and even cycle tracks that wind through with beautiful scenery en route. You can discover more hills to the west if you enjoy a walk with more elevation.
Coastal Tourism; To the east of the county is the North Sea, the Suffolk Coast and Heaths are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. One of Suffolk’s beautiful and historic British coastal towns is Southwold, one of Britain’s few remaining seaside towns that still has a pier, these were very popular places in the Victorian era.
UK’s Largest Man-Made Forest; Suffolk county boasts the UK’s largest man-made forest with almost 19,000 hectares to explore, Thetford Forest has plenty of space for visitors to explore and create their own wilderness experience. There’s plenty to do there, including archery, hiking trails and Mountain bikes can be hired too. The forest has a multitude of wildlife species including roe, red, muntjac, and fallow deer.
History; West Suffolk, like the nearby East Cambridgeshire, is renowned for archaeological finds from the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, and the Iron Age. In the east of the county is Sutton Hoo, the site of one of England’s most significant Anglo-Saxon archaeological finds, a ship burial containing a collection of treasures including a Sword of State, gold and silver bowls, and jewellery and a lyre.
Suffolk Wildlife; The abundance of wildlife species here is probably due to the wide variety of nature reserves and diversity of landscape. One such area, Bromeswell Green is noted for its wet meadows, saltmarsh and woodland. Wetland plants such as southern marsh orchid, lesser spearwort and fen bedstraw. Protected places include mud flats, woodland and marshes.