These spectacular Suffolk sunrise photos will take your breath away

Spectacular sunrise at Shingle Street on the eve of New Year's Eve. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Spectacular sunrise at Shingle Street on the eve of New Year's Eve - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

There is perhaps no more idyllic sight than a glorious sunrise over Suffolk's beautiful coast or its historic artefacts.

Spectacular sunrise at Shingle Street on the eve of New Year's Eve. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The rising sun over Shingle Street on December 30 2020 - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

And if these pictures are anything to go by, it just goes to prove that there really isn't a better place to be in the world.

Spectacular sunrise at Shingle Street on the eve of New Year's Eve. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

People were keen to get pictures of the stunning Shingle Street sunrise - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

Our photographers Sarah Lucy Brown and Sonya Duncan rose early to take these snaps of some of the final sunrises of 2020, with the rising light showing the county in all its beauty.

Dawn breaks over the Abbey Gardens and Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds - Credit Sonya Duncan

Dawn breaks over the Abbey Gardens and Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds - Credit: Sonya Duncan

Sarah's pictures of Shingle Street show a sky on fire as the sun rises over the sea and creates a wonderful contrast of colours as night breaks into day for one of the last times this year.

Spectacular sunrise at Shingle Street on the eve of New Year's Eve. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The spectacular sunrise over Shingle Street caused an array of colours - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

While chilly from a frost overnight, it was a wonderfully clear and bright day - something appreciated by several other beach walkers seen capturing their own photos on the their smartphones.


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At the same time, Sonya was capturing the sun rising over the major landmarks of Bury St Edmunds.

Bury St Edmunds Suffolk sunrise

Bury St Edmunds town centre looked wonderful as a sun rose on December 30 - Credit: Sonya Duncan

The picturesque Suffolk town looks splendid in the images, with dawn breaking over the Cathedral and Abbey Gardens.

Bury St Edmunds sunrise

The sunrise in Bury St Edmunds - Credit: Sonya Duncan

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The frosty grounds against the backdrop of a fiery red sky make for another stunning view of the county.

Dawn breaks over the Abbey Gardens and Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds - Credit Sonya Duncan

A fiery sky as dawn breaks over Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds - Credit: Sonya Duncan

Have you taken any good Suffolk sunrise photos? Email andrew.papworth@archant.co.uk

Spectacular sunrise at Shingle Street on the eve of New Year's Eve. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Stunning scenes as the sun rises above the clouds at Shingle Street - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

Bill Downs, Harry Pitman and Glen Pitman watch the sunrise at Shingle Street on the eve of New Year'

Bill Downs, Harry Pitman and Glen Pitman watch the sunrise at Shingle Street on the eve of New Year's Eve - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown


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