Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Gainsborough's House
Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9BA, Tel: 01787 310207, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
Moated Tudor Mansion 'a little great house of magical beauty'. Exterior almost unaltered. The present owners have recovered and extended the once noted gardens.
46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2EU, Tel: 01787 372958, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
Gainsborough’s House is the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough RA and shows an outstanding collection of his work. A varied programme of temporary exhibitions is also on show throughout the year. Gift, coffee shop and garden.
Hartest, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 4EX, Tel: 01284 830 799, (7 miles, 11kms)
Hedingham Station, Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3DZ, Tel: 01787 461174, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
One mile length of line with re-located buildings, large collection of heritage rolling stock, steam and diesel locomotives and miniature and model railways. Special events including Thomas and Santa specials.
Market Place, Lavenham, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9QZ, Tel: 01787 247646, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
An impressive timber-framed building dating from 1530. Originally the hall of the Guild of Corpus Christi, now a local museum, shop and tearoom.
Lindsey, Suffolk, IP7 6QA, Tel: 01223 582700, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
The chapel was almost certainly built to serve the nearby Castle of Lindsey, the earthwork remains of which are visible some 250m to the south-east, and it was probably founded by the de Cockfield family.
Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9AA, Tel: 01787 379228, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
Melford Hall, the home of the Hyde Parker family, is an unassuming mellow brick mansion full of surprises with modern family photographs side-by-side with Tudor portraits, historic porcelain, naval artefacts and Beatrix Potter memorabilia.
Lady Street, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9RA, Tel: 01787 248207, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
The Library, Market Hill, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2EN, Tel: 01787 881320, Email, (0.3 miles, 0.4kms)
17 Market Place, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9QZ, Tel: 01787 248417, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
The Gallery, a splendid beamed area with historic arches, houses exhibitions by local and national artists.
97 High Street, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9PZ, Tel: 01787 248562, (6 miles, 9kms)
The Gallery was opened in 1988 to specialise in 20th Century and contemporary wildlife art. Over the years we have held retrospective exhibitions by artists such as Peter Scott, Eric Ennion, Donald Watson and R.B.Talbot Kelly.
Chappel Station, Wakes Colne, Essex, CO6 2DS, Tel: 01206 242524, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
We are a living museum situated at the edge of Constable Country. Our heritage site is an interactive display of the region's industrial and social history of railways since the 19th century.
Great Yeldham, Halstead, Essex, CO9 4JG, Tel: 01787 238175, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Spencers is a traditional English country estate built by Lady Anne Spencer, granddaughter of the first Duke of Marlborough, in the mid 18th century.
1 Reuben Walk, Earls Colne, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2SZ, Tel: 01787 223032, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Heritage museum detailing the history of Earls Colne since Neolithic times. Temporary exhibitions are regularly mounted relating to a particular aspect of the village & its inhabitants. Complementary slide shows run during open hours.
Hadleigh Road, Lavenham, Halstead, Essex, CO10 9SA, (5 miles, 9kms)
Church of St Peter and St Paul.
The Rectory, The Green, Long Melford, Suffolk, CO10 9DT, Tel: 01787 281836, (3 miles, 5kms)
Holy Trinity Church.
Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, IP7 7AY, Tel: 01449 740456, (7 miles, 12kms)
Located in Monks Eleigh, 1 of Suffolk’s prettiest villages, Bridge Farm Barns is a collection of unique, independent retail businesses & a tea room, each offering the visitor an unparalleled selection of distinctive products & good service.
The Causeway, Halstead, Essex, CO9 1ET, Tel: 01787 474451, (8 miles, 12kms)
Over 75 dealers displaying antiques and collectables on two floors of an impressive weather-boarded watermill, which became one of Courtauld's first silk weaving factories in 1826. Dickens Restaurant Cafe Bar on the ground floor.