Plan Your Trip


Getting here

By road

Suffolk is very accessible by road. The A12, A14, A11 and A140 will all bring you into the heart of Suffolk, with lots to see along the way.

You can also travel to Suffolk via coaches from the Midlands, London and the southeast. You can find more information on the National Express website.

By rail

There are regular trains to many destinations in Suffolk from London with Greater Anglia, and from the Midlands with East Midlands. You can also find more information about rail services on the National Rail website.

By sea

Ferries from Holland travel daily to nearby Harwich International Port, and it’s then just a short journey up the A12 to us.

By air

Stansted and Norwich airports are nearby, and Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and East Midlands airports are all within easy reach by both road and rail.

Getting around

By road

Suffolk is one of very few counties in England that don’t have a motorway, however it is still easy to navigate with the A11, A12, A14 and A140 providing the main routes through the county. The scenic A1120 Tourist Route also connects Stowmarket and Yoxford, via many visitor attractions and through beautiful countryside.

By public transport

Suffolk is well served with rail connections and bus links, and The Way to Go Suffolk website has lots of guidance, timetables and live updates to help you get around. The East Suffolk Lines website also has information about walking guides between stations, and guided walks from Lowestoft to Felixstowe.

Where to stay

Whether you are looking for luxury or cheap and cheerful, Suffolk has the perfect place for you to stay. From beautiful boutique hotels, timber framed inns and quaint B&Bs, to handily located hostels and well appointed campsites, we have everything. Not to mention hundreds of fantastic self-catering options across the county.

The Visit Suffolk website has a huge selection of accommodation options, including loads of dog-friendly locations.

Suffolk Secrets also offer a wide choice of fabulous holiday cottages throughout Suffolk.

What to do

Suffolk has endless options when it comes to filling your time. Whether you love cycling for miles, or just fancy a gentle stroll, we have the perfect thing for you.

Search our interactive map on our Explore page and choose from hundreds of routes and locations all around the county, or have a look at some of the stunning promoted walking trails that Suffolk has to offer on our Trails page.

You can also find loads of ideas for things to do throughout the county on the Visit Suffolk website.