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Cycling – Riding at your own pace there is no better way to experience the real beauty and diversity of Suffolk than cycling. There are many trails and routes through villages, forests and countryside including the 88 mile Suffolk Cycle Coastal Route. There are a number of cycle hire shops in Southwold, Aldeburgh and Rendlesham Forest to name a few.

Golf – Suffolk is a golfer’s paradise. With courses to suit everyone from beginners to pros, all set within swathes of lush countryside and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this tranquil county is an ideal place to play. Golf is available at High Lodge, Cretingham, Aldeburgh, Thorpeness, Ufford, Woodbridge, Witnesham and Halesworth, and there are driving ranges at Stonham Barns and Ufford.

Sailing and surfing With miles of fabulous coastline Suffolk is a great place for watersports. From sailing trips to small and large yacht charter, through to comprehensive RYA sail training for the beginner to Ocean Yacht Master, Suffolk offers it all! -Enjoy a skippered sailing trip aboard a beautiful yacht with Suffolk Coast Sailing . For sailing courses visit the Aldeburgh Yacht Club or to try your hand at surfing or paddle boarding, check out the Southwold Surf Beach School.

Swimming – Apart from swimming in the sea of course, the nearest public swimming pool is at Stradbroke Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre – a really nice 20m pool and always warm!

Fishing – There is an abundance of choice when it comes to the pursuit of fishing. Some, if not the best rod and line fishing is to be found in and around the beautiful and tranquil Suffolk Broads and Rivers. Off-the-beach sea fishing in Aldeburgh and Southwold is a must and there are many beaches all around the extensive coastline from which the mighty mackerel and herring can be caught. The nearest fishing lake is at Stonham Barns. Orford River Trips offer charter fishing trips at sea. Or you could fish from the pier at Southwold, head for the river or even try your hand at crabbing at Walberswick

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