Sudbury is the gateway to Suffolk with its own train station and easy access to the M11, A14, A12 and Stansted Airport. Bus services run regularly to Bury St. Edmunds, Colchester and Ipswich which makes it an ideal base to explore Suffolk including the beautiful Stour valley which is an area of natural beauty which inspired painters such as Thomas Gainsborough, John Constable and Sir Alfred Munnings. Sudbury has been a thriving market town since Saxon times and this can be seen through its fine architectural range of buildings and churches. Sudbury is also well known for its association with the wool and silk production which continues to this day with four major factories producing silk products. One of Sudbury’s famous sons, is Simon of Sudbury who was Archbishop of Canterbury and famous for introducing the poll tax which lead to the Peasants’ Revolt in 1381. He was beheaded during the revolt and his mummified skull is kept at the church of St. Gregory in Sudbury.
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    Belle Vue Park

    Belle Vue Park is an Award Winning park which everyone can enjoy with its small pet trial, manicured gardens, skate park, tennis courts and large open space perfect for picnics.

    Cornard Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2RG
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    Gainsborough Trail

    Gainsborough Trail is an ongoing project to link all wildlife sites around Sudbury to be a continuous circular walkable path. The Meadow Walk is the first section to be opened from the Kingfisher Leisure Centre follow the blue way markers along the old railway track and then onto the Water Meadows. This circular walk is […]

    Kingfisher Car Park Station Road, Sudbury CO10 2SU
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    Gainsborough's House

    Thomas Gainsborough (1727-88) was born in Sudbury and was baptized at the Independent Meeting-House in Friars Street on 14 May 1727, the fifth son and ninth child of John and mary Gainsborough. He lived in Sudbury until around 1740 when, as a young teenager, he was sent to London to pursue a career as an […]

    Gainsboroughs House, 46-47 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2EU
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    Kingfisher Leisure Centre

    Kingfisher Leisure Centre is one of the Eastern Region’s premier indoor water-based leisure facilities located in Sudbury town centre in Suffolk! This impressive building overlooks Friars Meadow and the start of the Valley Walk. The pool has a shallow beach area, a wave machine and flumes. Other attractions include a sauna and spa bath, fitness […]

    Station Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2SU
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    Ormiston Sudbury Academy

    We are an 11-19 sponsored academy offering an education, based on a broad and balanced curriculum, to young people from Sudbury and the surrounding villages, in a truly comprehensive manner.  We are sponsored by the Ormiston Academies Trust – a charity organisation with a large number of academies in their ‘family’ and a partner charity to […]

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    St. Peter’s and Gainsborough’s Statue

    St. Peter’s and Gainsborough’s Statue are situated in the centre of Sudbury. St. Peter’s is a redundant church which is used throughout the year to put on entertainment such as a venue for concerts, exhibitions, farmers and craft markets. On the north side of the church is a fountain and horse trough which is mentioned in […]

    St. Peter's, Market Hill, Sudbury CO10 2EA
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    Sudbury Bowls Club

    We are a private members club located in Quay Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk and play both codes of bowls; EBA and Federation.  Having celebrated its centenary in 2013, the club continues to be successful due to a mix of both competitive and social members. We have a private six-rink lawn green with spectator seating and a […]

    Quay Lane Sudbury Suffolk CO10 2AN
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    Sudbury Library

    Suffolk’s Libraries Industrial and Provident Society Limited is our formally registered name. We call ourselves Suffolk Libraries. We are an Industrial and Provident Society, a not for profit, independent and charitable organisation set up in August 2012 to run the service for the benefit of the people of Suffolk. All libraries in Suffolk are run […]

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    The Common Lands

    The Common Lands are where Sudbury’s Freeman graze their cattle in the summer for over 900 years.  There is an excellent network of paths across where visitors can appreciate the habitats managed for wild birds, animals and flowers and is designated as a local Nature Reserve and County Wildlife Site, all within a 10 minute […]

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    The White Horse

    The White Horse is the perfect place to enjoy a few drinks, great entertainment and good company. We offer a range of drinks including draught lagers, real cask ales with a guest beer every week plus a selection of great wines, spirits and soft drinks. Food can also be served in the main bar area […]

    97 North Street
Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 1RE
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    Weavers' Piece in Siam Garden

    Weavers Piece in Siam Garden is an enclosed garden which commemorates the story of Sudbury’s weaving for more than six centuries. Silk weaving continues in the town today and a booklet is available in the Tourist Information Centre.

    Siam Gardens Sudbury CO10 1JH