MOYSE'S HALL MUSEUM
Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1DX, Tel 01284 757488

Description
12th-century Norman flint-and-stone house with many original features retained, containing local archaeology, including Anglo-Saxon remains from West Stow.

Location
In Bury St Edmunds town centre

Opening Times
All year Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 2-5

Disabled Access
Yes

Admission Prices ('97)
£1.25. Residents free.

 

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MOULTON PACKHORSE BRIDGE

Description
Remains of a Norman chapel converted into a fortified dwelling and enclosed by earthworks in the late 14th-century by the notorious Bishop of Norwich, Hugh le Despencer.

Location
In Moulton off B1085, 4m E of Newmarket. Station: Kennett 2m

Opening Times
Any reasonable time

Disabled Access
Yes

Admission Price
Free

 

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MUSEUM OF EAST ANGLIAN LIFE
Stowmarket, IP14 1DL, Tel 01449 612229

Description
70-acre all weather museum has reconstructions of buildings including a water mill. Displays on Victorian domestic life, gypsies, farming and industry, plus historic films and videos.

Location
Opening Times
Apr-Oct

Disabled Access
Yes. Wheelchairs available. Special parking facilities

Admission Prices
Adult Child. Unconfirmed

 

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NATIONAL HORSERACING MUSEUM
99 High Street, Newmarket, CB8 8JL, Tel 01638 667333

Description
The story of the people and horses involved in racing from its Royal origins to modern day. Equine tours led by experts in the field of racing.

Location
High Street, Newmarket. A11. Jctn 9 M11

Opening Times
Mar-Oct daily, except Mon - 10-5. BH Mons & Mon in July & Aug.

Disabled Access
Yes. Toilets for disabled.

Admission Prices
Adult Child. Unconfirmed

 

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THE NATIONAL STUD
Newmarket, Tel 01638 666789

Description
75-minutet conducted tours. Visit the 8 horse stallion unit and up to 100 mares and foals, some newborn. Booking essential.

Location
Newmarket, A11. Jctn 9 M11

Opening Times
Beg Mar-End Aug & Race days in Sept & Oct

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices
Unconfirmed

 

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NORFOLK & SUFFOLK AVIATION MUSEUM
The Street, Flixton, NR35 1NZ, Tel 01986 896644

Description
The museum has a collection of aircraft including replicas of Spitfire and Sea Vixen and other historic aircraft.

Location
Off A143 Bungay to Diss road on B1062, Homersfield Road

Opening Times
Apr-Oct Sun & BH's 10-5. School summers holidays Tue-Thurs 10-5

Disabled Access
Yes. Ramp. Toilets for disabled

Admission Prices
Free

 

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OTTER TRUST
Earsham, Bungay, NR35 2AF, Tel 01986 893470

Description
Otter sanctuary. Visitors can see otters at close quarters. Otters bred in captivity to be released into wild.

Location
Off A143 Bungay to Diss road on B1062

Opening Times
Apr-Oct daily 10.30-6

Disabled Access
Yes. Toilets for disabled

Admission Prices
Adult Child. Unconfirmed

 

 

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ORFORD CASTLE
Orford, Tel 01394 450472

Description
A royal castle built for coastal defence in the 12th-century. A magnificent keep survives almost intact with three immense towers reaching to 30 metres (90 feet). Inside a spiral stair leads to a maze of rooms and passageways.

Location
In Orford on B1084, 20m NE of Ipswich. Bus: Belle, Eastern Counties, Suffolk County Villager. Station: Wickham Market 8m

Opening Times
22 March-31 Oct, daily 10-6 (6/dusk in Oct). 1 Nov-31 March, Wed-Sun, 10-4 (Closed 24-26 Dec). Closed 1-2 in winter

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed. CD Rom unit with information on English castles.

Admission Prices
£2.10/£1.60/£1.10

 

 

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