Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Assington Mill
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, (0.1 miles, 0.2kms)
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, (6 miles, 10kms)
The Library, Market Hill, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2EN, Tel: 01787 881320, Email, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
Coconut House, Hall Street, Long Melford, Suffolk, CO10 9JQ, Tel: 01787 466117, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
Here you will find art and furniture from over thirty of Britain's most respected artists including a variety of decorative interior accessories.
Church Lane, Castle Hedingham, Halstead, Essex, CO9 3EZ, (6 miles, 10kms)
St Nicholas Church
Butler Road, Halstead, Essex, CO9 1LL, (8 miles, 12kms)
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.
Quay Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2AN, Tel: 01787 374 745, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms)
Rural arts centre offering film and live entertainment, classes and other publicly available activities.
Alderford Street, Sible Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3XH, Tel: 01787 469719, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
One of the most complete historic watermills in Essex with most of the original machinery. Restored working water wheel. Open weekends in spring and summer.
Old Market Place, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 1TL, Tel: 01787 881320, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms)
St Peter's Church
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.