Things to do in Essex & Suffolk

Things to do, places to go and days out in Essex and Suffolk! Discover what the area has to offer from castles to historic market towns, museums to gardens – and even a zoo!

A stay at Stoke by Nayland Hotel wouldn’t be complete without a little peek at the beauty and the history of the surrounding area. Our position on the Suffolk-Essex border affords visitors easy access to a variety of local attractions so if you're looking for things to do in Essex and Suffolk then look no further. There is something for everyone - whether you want to entertain the whole family with a trip to Colchester Zoo, relive history with a stroll through Sudbury or historic Lavenham, wander through the halls of Downtown Abbey style manor houses or play penny slots on piers adjacent to some of the most picturesque beaches in the UK.

Autumn Escape

Enjoy a dinner, bed and breakfast Autumn break here at SbN!

3rd September - 21st December

From £55pp


Steak Night, Date Night!

Bring your date night to SbN this Thursday and take advantage of Steak Night in the Lakes Restaurant!

Every Thursday

From £55pp


Sunday Sleepover

An indulgent weekend escape with a 3-course fine dining experience.

From £70pp