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  • Music and Molluscs in Aldeburgh, Suffolk

    Music and Molluscs in Aldeburgh, Suffolk

    It was a glorious autumnal afternoon when I arrived in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Not wishing to waste a moment of the sunny weather i set off to walk along its extensive pebble beach. It was not long before the aroma of fish and chips began to drift towards me. I noticed that the wall lining Crag Path was lined with people eating fish and chips. It soon became too much as I had skipped lunch ...

  • A Millers Tale from Woodbridge in Suffolk

    A Millers Tale from Woodbridge in Suffolk

    I could feel goose bumps on my arms as the huge wooden axles began to turn and the large wooden wheels began to revolve. The Tide Mill in Woodbridge, Suffolk was milling flour as it has done for centuries. The whole operation takes place on the three floors of the old mill and I raced up and down the narrow wooden staircases after Dan, the 'miller' ...

  • By the Sea at the Brudenell Hotel in Aldeburgh, Suffolk

    By the Sea at the Brudenell Hotel in Aldeburgh, Suffolk

    There are not many places where you can luxuriate in a hot bath while listening to the waves ebbing and flowing on the beach below. Or breakfast in your room watching the sun rise over the sea beyond your window. At the Brudenell Hotel in Aldeburgh I discovered I could do both ...

  • Jewels in the Crown at Woodbridge

    Jewels in the Crown at Woodbridge

    A narrow staircase and a long corridor led me to my room and the realisation that this was a hotel with character. I love hotels with character and this place has a unique style. It is a fascinating blend of popular ‘local’ and sophisticated hotel. The décor downstairs suits both – wooden chairs and tables surrounded by subtly decorated walls. The same tasteful style continues in the rooms ...

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