Locality

We are situated in the heart of East Anglia on the Suffolk/Norfolk border within an easy drive of the market towns of Diss, Thetford, Wymondham, Norwich, Ipswich, Great Yarmouth, Bury St. Edmunds and such Suffolk gems as Lavenham, Southwold, Aldeburgh, Orford, Minsmere (RSPB) Reserve and Woodbridge. 

Local attractions include - Click on the name or picture to visit their web site.

Pegg Angling Supplies in Diss - for all your fishing requirements.

Wortham Tea Rooms & Village Shop - Opposite the entrance to our site, only a two minute stroll. The shop sells almost everything you could possibiliy need with free Wi-Fi available with the tearooms which were the winner of the EADT Food & Drink Awards 2010.

 

Bressingham Steam Museum & Gardens  less than two miles away.

For wildlife enthusiasts and bird watchers:

The Suffolk Wildlife Trust have several reserves nearby including Redgrave and Lopham Fen and Wortham Ling  

 

There are many public footpaths in and around the villages of Wortham, Burgate and Mellis which take you through some beautiful Suffolk countryside and the 200 acres of common land and greens where there are glorious arrays of wild flowers in the Spring and Summer months including marsh orchids, ragged robin, buttercups, ox-eye daisies and dog roses along the hedgerows, passing alongside pretty little thatched cottages and quietly grazing sheep, cattle and tethered horses.  

The Dolphin Public House has a varied and appetising menu with healthy home made soups, puddings and a good variety of vegetarian dishes.

 

Gazes Auctioneers - Diss - has its famous auction rooms – this busy auction house offers over 2000 lots per week over a range of antiques, collectables and specialist sales

Banham Zoo - the ultimate fun filled day out for all the family and home to almost 1000 animals from around the world. A delightful time may be enjoyed by “children” of all ages.

 

Pakenham Watermill and see the great Topiary Art Attraction opposite - which is a small family business run by Steve and Jackie Manning, although not open to the public to walk round you can see almost everything from the road or watermill and people come for miles around to look at their famous willow-weave elephants and Boris the giant spider!

We have lots of tourists leaflets on local attractions in our little information hut on site.