Places in the UK – Suffolk

December 14, 2022
Places in the UK – Suffolk

Suffolk is a county that has it all.

It is a very desirable place to live – from its beautiful countryside and stunning coastlines to its medieval market towns and cute and cosy villages. It’s located in the east of England, in East Anglia. If you have recently relocated to the UK to pursue a career here in health and social care, you couldn’t ask for a more homely place to settle in.

In this blog, we’ll share a little about why Suffolk makes an ideal place to live:


In Suffolk, like most counties, people are always encouraged to use public transport whenever possible. This is because if even only a small percentage of journeys were transferred from cars to public transport, the effect on the local environment would be noticeable. Suffolk is a fairly rural county, but it has great bus routes to connect communities, which makes day trips out and about really easy. Trains are a good way to get around there too. There are regular trains to and from London (roughly 1 hour and 15 minutes) with Greater Anglia, as well as the Midlands with East Midlands.

Eating out in Suffolk

There really is a great variety of top-notch restaurants for you to choose from in Suffolk. You can enjoy fine dining at The Galley in Woodbridge, which is also home to The Unruly Pig - this was awarded the title of the Best Gastropub in the UK, 2022 and is Michelin guide listed. Want to go out for a casual lunch or a few drinks? Why not head down to Ipswich’s waterfront for a range of independent eateries and pubs for you to enjoy whilst looking out at the stunning Ipswich Marina.

Activities for all the family

There’s so much to enjoy and explore in Suffolk, whether it is just you, your partner, or your kids too. There’s Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds – beautiful gardens complete with abbey ruins and a rose garden, the East Anglia Transport Museum, which includes buses, cars, vans and a railway, and Pleasurewood Hills – a great, value-for-money theme park for all the family.

The great outdoors

Suffolk is a great location to move to if you’re someone who enjoys nature and the great outdoors. Why not visit the Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, which boasts a fantastic array of owls and birds of prey. Or, how about Alton Water – a park that stretches across 400 acres, and provides the perfect location to camp, enjoy water sports or simply go for a relaxing walk with friends and family.

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