Ancient & Prehistoric sites in Suffolk

Though Sutton Hoo is not precisely an 'ancient' or 'prehistoric' site, it has to go somewhere, and this is the most suitable category!


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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This legendary warrior supposedly led the British at the Battle of Mount Badon (c. 518)



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This Day in British History

19 July, 1545

Mary Rose sinks off Portsmouth

The Mary Rose was Henry VIII's pride and joy, and the ship sank while Henry watched from the shore.

Monarch Mayhem

Daughter of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise



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Little Glemham (Self catering)
Barn Owl Cottage, Little Glemham

Barn Owl Cottage

A wonderful, all ground floor cottage, just less than a mile from Little Glemham, near Saxmundham, and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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Kessingland (Self catering)
Beach Retreat, Kessingland

Beach Retreat

All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 single with additional Z-bed. Bathroom with toilet.
Sleeps 4

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Ipswich (Hotel)
Hintlesham Hall

Hintlesham Hall

A Grade 1 listed Elizabethan house which is now an AA 4 red star hotel. Standing in 175 acres of parkland offering attentive and friendly service boasting the associated championship PGA golf course and clubhouse. Widely recognised as one of the loveliest in the UK and Ireland s highest … more >>

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Lavenham (Hotel)
Swan Hotel

Swan Hotel

The Swan at Lavenham is one of the most historic hotels in Suffolk (if not in all of England!). The hotel dates to the 14th century, and the building oozes history from every darkened beam. Parts of the hotel once served as a medieval guildhall for Lavenham's wealthy wool merchants, and parts were a 16th century house. Within the charmingly restored interior you will find numerous original features, including an authentic minstrel gallery. more >>

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