The essence of Suffolk life in 12 photographs
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From the countryside to the coast, Suffolk is home to beautiful villages, bustling towns and tranquil rivers. We have chosen 12 photographs to capture the essence of life throughout the county. But did we succeed?
Aldeburgh on the coast, like many Suffolk locations, features pretty pastel cottages and narrow streets...
...while offering beautiful views of the Suffolk coastline and plenty of places to eat fish and chips.
Framlingham is home to a perfect moated 12th century castle. It is now owned by English Heritage and is one of the key tourist attractions in Suffolk.
This picture of medieval Lavenham shows examples of both the busy market culture and Suffolk’s wealth of historic buildings.
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Suffolk is home to many beautiful villages and Boxford is a good example with its parish church and local store. This image also features the impressive Suffolk Punch horse - a breed which has a special place in Suffolk’s history and in its people’s hearts.
Bury St Edmunds is a thriving market town and home to the county’s only cathedral,
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Newmarket is referred to as the headquarters of British horseracing and is a prominent part of the Suffolk economy.
The River Orwell runs under the impressive Orwell Bridge and on to the county town of Ipswich.
The Port of Felixstowe is the UK’s busiest container port and its ships (and the lorries on the A14) are an intrinsic part of Suffolk life.
Extensive agriculture and year-round harvests make this an image that everyone in Suffolk can relate to.
Dedham lies on the border with Essex but we claim it as part of Suffolk, along with its most famous son, the artist John Constable.
So there is Suffolk life in a photographic nutshell. We hope you like the selection, but if we have missed anything which you consider a vital part of Suffolk life, let us know in the comments below.