Things to do the May Bank Holiday & Half Term in Sudbury
22nd May 2018
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Want to get out and about this May Bank Holiday or need some ideas to entertain the younger people in your life, well here are a few suggestions of things to do this later May Bank Holiday and Half Term

1. LeeStock: Now in it's 11th year, LeeStock gets bigger and bigger. The festival has been sold out for a few weeks, but you may get lucky and tickets may be available. Keep an eye on their website

2. Celebrate the 2018 Festival, pubs around the area are hosting The Road To LeeStock. The Gainsborough is hosting The Good, The Badly, The Ugly and Jim on Friday 25th to get your in the mood.

3. Mandy's Jewellery & Gifts on Station Road in Sudbury, is offering drop in jewellery making classes for all ages. It's not just for little girls - it's great fun for everyone. Mandy also has some really cool unique presents and a 3D printer!

4. If you fancy a bit of peace and quiet, enjoy a bit of cake and a lovely pot of tea, get yourselves down to Florabelles Vintage Tea Room on North Street in Sudbury. They have a tranquil and pretty courtyard garden, away from the noise of life. 

5. The Quay Theatre has some great children's entertainment on over the half term. Click here to read more

6. After last year's resounding success, Boxfest 2018 is back. Hosted at the Fleece, Boxfest is free to attend and packed with live music, great food, beer, gin and their signature Freak Shakes. Starts Friday 25 May until Monday 28th

7. Sudbury Farmers Market it taking place at St Peters on Friday 25th - a great opportunity to stock up on great locally sourced products for the Bank Holiday Weekend

8. The River Stour Trust runs regular trip starting from The Granary up to the Henny Swan, Henny. Click here for more information

9. Why not give golf a try at Stoke by Nayland Golf Club. Their driving range is open to all or book yourself a golf day. For those not into golf, Stoke by Nayland Hotel offers a fantastic Afternoon Tea, lunch in a choice of 3 restaurants (alll open to the public) or to escape it all, treat yourself to a Spa Day at Peake Spa

10. The Crown at Hartest, just a 15 minute drive from Sudbury, has a HUGE beer garden, freshly prepared and local sourced food, an impressive selection of gin and beer from their sister brewery, The Brewshed. Why not justify your pint and take your kids and dogs for a walk around Hartest. You can take a look here at some walking idea


Have a great Bank Holiday and let me know if you have any suggestions of things that we should be doing this half term

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Penny W

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Hello! I'm Penny from thebestof Sudbury, shouting about the best local businesses from Hadleigh through the Clare. When I'm not doing that, you'll find me knitting socks or tending to my 6 chickens

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