Wickham Market

Wickham Market area guide - Suffolk

Wickham Market is a picturesque market town lying between the larger town of Ipswich and the seaside town of Aldeburgh.

This lovely market town has many Georgian and timber framed buildings and is surrounded by the Suffolk countryside with an abundance of wildlife. There are some fantastic walking and cycling opportunities and there is an overall feeling of tranquillity wherever you go.
 
At the towns heart is the historical All Saints Church which mainly dates from 1299 but was extensively restored in the 19th century and is well worth a visit.
 
In and around Wickham Market there is a bountiful supply of lovely self-catering cottages, farms and B&B’s giving the holiday-maker a choice of accommodation to stay in.
 
 
Nearby Attractions
 
 
 Easton Farm Park – Victorian modal farm with working dairy, pony rides (certain days), touch & feed the animals, children’s battery tractors, pets’ paddock. Outdoor play area. Tea room, gift shop. Holdiay cottages. Open mid-Mar to Sept, 10.30-6. Feb & Oct half-terms 10.30-4 01728 746475
 
Otley Hall – C15 moated hall. Towering chimneys, ornately carved oak beams, wall paintings, linenfold panelling and pargetting. 10-acre gardens, including canal, mount, nuttery, herbaceous and rose gardens. Home of Gosnold family and Bartholomew was the discoverer of Cape Cod and founder of Jamestown Va. Shakespearean connections. Open May & Aug BH Su 2-6 01473 890264 www.otleyhall.co.uk

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015