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...

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

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

    Station Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2SU
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    Old Joe's Driving Range

    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 […]

    Joes Road, Great Cornard, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 0QB
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    St. Peter’s and Gainsborough’s Statue

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

    Quay Lane Sudbury Suffolk CO10 2AN
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    Sudbury Cricket 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 […]

    Friars Street Sudbury CO10 2AN