Recommended Days Out

There are just so many things to do in Suffolk! To get the most out of your visit however requires some planning to do justice to this wonderful county.

We’ve got together with some local attractions and activity company’s to offer you some 2 for 1 offers, discounts and packages to enhance your stay with us. Please quote “Seckford Hall” when booking.


Suffolk Cycle Breaks

Special Rates for Seckford Hall Guests

Enjoy the Suffolk countryside on two wheels! Cycle drop off service available to our guests.

Cycle breaks also offer a single centre break, which is a 3 day, 2 night tour with both nights accommodation at Seckford Hall Hotel.

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Shawsgate Vineyard

Shawsgate Vineyard is one of East Anglia’s oldest commercial Vineyards producing a range of red, white and rose wines. The wines are produced in lower volumes giving each wine its very own delicious personality for you to discover and enjoy.

The Vineyard is open all year round where you are welcome to wander, picnic and relax amongst the 13 acres of vines. There is no admission charge and wine tasting can be arranged free of charge. The vineyard shop is open from April to October, and as well as wine tasting and sales offers a variety of speciality teas and coffee, speciality food and gift ideas.

Or why not treat yourself to an experience day
An experience day is a wonderful way to find out more about English wines, is by no means a lecture on wine and no previous knowledge on wine is required.

Your day will include:

  • Tea/coffee on arrival
  • Guided tour of the vineyard
  • Guided tour of the winery, learn about the wine making process
  • Wine tasting with notes
  • A two course buffet lunch, featuring locally sourced food,wine and homemade deserts Complimentary bottle of wine chosen from the tasting

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Grand Touring Club

Classic Car Hire Fantastic memories to treasure…

Enjoy driving a beautiful British and European classic car around the Suffolk countryside. For a special occasion, birthday, an anniversary surprise, or to just try a classic car you have always dreamed about!

We can arrange for one of these beautiful cars to be delivered to the hotel to make your break a truly memorable one.
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Beacon Rally Karts

Special rates for Seckford Hall guests

A family run centre a stones throw from the hotel, offering adult and junior karts. Great fun for all the family!

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Iceni Tours

See Suffolk with a tailor-made, chauffeur-driven, guided tour of Suffolk’s glorious Heritage Coast and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We offer flexible tours to the destinations you want to visit, based on our 20 years travelling and exploring the area.

Let us drive you in the comfort of a 7-seater, air conditions vehicle as you visit the tourist hotspots and unspoiled areas that make up this part of our wonderful county. Your driver and guide will complete the picture with a commentary that highlights points of interest and reveals some of our secrets.

Collecting and returning you to Seckford Hall, your 8 hour tour will comprise a maximum of 6 people. As you trave the byways of our coast you will be guaranteed a special blend of customer care, shared knowledge of the area and flexibility to create your own perfect day out.


Please contact Iceni Tours direct on:
01473 808826/ 077096 74514,
by email at
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Otley Hall

2 for 1 Offer
Otley Hall is a stunning 15/16th century moated hall, set in 10 acres of beautiful gardens. Enjoy a tour of the house and gardens. Special open days and quiet events run during the year.

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Helmingham Hall and Gardens

Owned by the Tollemache family Helmingham Hall is an exceptional experience, set in 400 acres of deer parkland and famous gardens with a tea room and visitors centre.

Special events run throughout the year including Dog Shows, Suffolk Punch Horse Days, Sport and Classic Car Events.

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Anglia Sporting Activities

Special Rates for Seckford Hall Guests
Enjoy activities such as: Laser Clays, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Pulse Ranger, Archery and High Ropes

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Sutton Hoo – National Trust

Tales of treasure and Kings and awe-inspiring Anglo-Saxon royal burial site

  • One of Britain’s most important and atmospheric archaeological sites
  • Burial ground of the Anglo-Saxon kings of
    East Anglia
  • Priceless royal treasures discovered in a huge
    ship grave
  • Exhibition hall tells the compelling story of early English history
  • Suffolk sandlings heathland and woodland walks

Open every day from 21st March – 31 October 2012.

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Orwell River Cruises

Enjoy a leisurely trip on the historic boat The Orwell Lady. Take in the sights of the River Orwell and the Stour Estuary.
Private and public trips available
Themed nights run during the year

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Food Safari

Food Safari runs events and workshops that give you behind-the-scenes access to some of Suffolk’s best-loved food and drinks producers. They specialise in Field to Fork days, which provide a complete food experience, in many cases combining farm walks and tours with hands-on workshops and cookery demonstrations.

The aim is to connect food and drink lovers with dedicated and inspiring producers like Pinneys of Orford (oysters and smoked fish), the Wild Meat Company (game), and Blythburgh Pork. You will hear the fascinating stories behind these products, see how they are produced, and even get your hands dirty plucking a pheasant, making sausages or baking bread. Special events run during the year

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Cookery Experience Day

The Cooking Experience is one of the few truly recreational Cookery Schools in the UK. Based in Hadleigh, a delightfully rural Suffolk town, you can spend a Fun and Inspirational day with us in a small group, all cooking together under the supervision of Mark David or one of his Course Chef/Leaders. The cooking sessions are broken up with breaks, where we sit, drink, eat and talk! You leave with new ideas for your cooking repertoire, and feeling you have experienced a really enjoyable cooking experience with like-minded people.

All the courses are based on simple-to-prepare meals with decent ingredients (much of them locally sourced) and our most popular course is “Quick, Easy and Impressive Entertaining”. You will feel challenged without being put on the spot.

You can book individually on one of our themed courses or bring a private exclusive group and choose your theme. We run  corporate, team-building cooking sessions for local and national companies.

Our venue includes two working kitchens, a barbecue patio and a marquee to seat 40+ people for a sit-down meal.

Seckford Hall Clients receive a special discount of 15% on our published prices.

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Art Courses at Seckford Hall

Join local artist Richard Nichols in the stunning surroundings of Seckford Hall. Fun and friendly, small group and individual tuition for all abilities. Beginners are most welcome.