Most Instagram Worthy Spots in Suffolk

POSTED ON: 08/02/2018

Suffolk is a humble county filled with charm, authenticity and simple beauty. Here some of the best spots in Suffolk that we think you’ll find particularly photogenic...

The Waterfront, Ipswich

Photo credit, All About Ipswich

Lined with cultural venues (including world-class performance at DanceEast), unique bars, coffee houses and restaurants, the University of Suffolk and filled with boats and yachts - the Waterfront area of Ipswich is a beautiful and inspiring place all year round.


The Scallop, Aldeburgh

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Striking contemporary sculpture along the wide beach of Aldeburgh, a spectacular sight 365 days of the year whether it’s bright and sunny or dark and moody.

Beach huts, Felixstowe

Photo credit, The Suffolk Coast

Suffolk is famous for its long coastline with chocolate-box towns filled with colourful beach huts and Felixstowe is a perfect example. Visit for the newly refurbed pier, the internationally important port and the historic fort or hop onto the foot ferry to Bawdsey.

Orwell Bridge, Ipswich

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A local landmark that is always fun to photograph no matter what the weather or what side of the river you choose! You can get particularly great views if you visit Suffolk Food Hall, where you can always enjoy delicious Suffolk food and drink.

Family Of Man, Snape Maltings

Photo credit, The Suffolk Coast

Famous sculpture by Barbara Hepworth, one of many piece of modern sculpture sprinkled across the landscape of Snape Maltings; A secluded collection arts, music and food halls surrounded with rugged walks along the River Alde.


Pin Mill, Shotley Peninsula

Photo credit, Anthony Cullen

A beautiful spot along the River Orwell, hidden down a single-track road. Pin Mill is serene in the morning as the sun rises, bustling with life during the day as people visit the historic boats and popular pub; and then everything becomes tranquil as the sun sets in the evening.


Crooked Houses, Lavenham

Photo credit, Visit Suffolk

A small market town with streets of wonky tudor buildings, Lavenham is home to the stunning Guildhall and the spooky De Vere House, a house more more commonly recognised as the location for Godric’s Hollow for the Harry Potter films.

Framlingham Castle, Framlingham

Photo credit, Visit Suffolk

800 year old castle once the home to Henry VIII’s oldest daughter Bloody Mary and the inspiration behind Ed Sheeran’s song Castle on the Hill. Framlingham Castle is one of the most complete examples of medieval castles in the country.

St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds

Photo credit, Bury St Edmunds and Beyond

The one and only cathedral in Suffolk, a wonder to behold inside and out. Don't miss the colourful stained glass windows and ceilings inside St Edmundsbury Cathedral and the surrounding Abbey Gardens, dotted with the ruins of the Benedictine Abbey.

Christchurch Park, Ipswich

Photo credit, All About Ipswich

A wonderful retreat in the heart of Ipswich, filled with small woodlands, green open spaces and the round pond. Christchurch Park is also home to Christchurch Mansion and the Wolsey Art Gallery, which houses one of the country’s most important collections of Constable and Gainsborough paintings. And in the summer festival season, the park is filled art, music and dance.

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