Suffolk Day is the annual celebration of our wonderful county. There are some great events being held across Suffolk, but here’s a quick guide to what’s on around Aldeburgh:

Tide Walk

On Saturday 22nd June discover the natural processes that make tides, winds, waves and currents with author of The Book of Tides – William Thomson FRGS. Learn how to harness them for your adventures.

The 1.5 hour walk with start at 3pm at the Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station.

Suffolk Day Wildlife Walks at RSPB Minsmere

Discover some of Suffolk’s special wildlife, from Avocets to Marsh Harriers, shingle flora to dragonflies, and much more with the RSPB Minsmere guides. 

Running on Friday 21st June for free (although donations welcome), at 10am-12:30pm and then again at 2pm-4:30pm.

Find out more and book your spot via the RSPB website:

Eastbridge to Sizewell Guided Circular Walk- hosted by TEAGS

On 21st June at 4pm, Theberton & Eastbridge Action Group on Sizewell (TEAGS) are hosting a 5 mile circular walk from Eastbridge to the Sizewell C&D site via Kenton Hills, returning via the Minsmere Sluice. Departing from Eel’s Foot and returning for a drink by 6pm.

For more information contact: 

Open house at the Long Shop Museum

The Long Shop Museum is opening its doors from 10am – 5pm for FREE on Thursday the 21st June as part of the Suffolk Day festivities!

The museum will be showcasing a wide range of fantastic local charities, projects and community groups, together with information sources from in and around Leiston. 

The Leiston WI will be serving homemade cakes and light refreshments in our pop-up café.

Glemham Hall guided tour

A guided tour of Glemham Hall is offered by the owner, Major Philip Hope-Cobbold on Friday 21st June. You will be guided around the majority of the Hall, from the depths of the cellars, right up to the largely untouched servant quarters in the attics, whilst learning about its vast history and stunning architecture and where elements of the Elizabethan era can still be seen.

The tour costs £18 and includes tea, coffee and a slice of homemade cake.

Book online at


Find out more Suffolk Day events at Visit Southwold, Visit Southwold and Destination Bury St Edmunds.