Explore & Events

Explore Suffolk

There are just so many wonderful things to do and see in Suffolk. However, sometimes a little planning is required to do justice to this wonderful county so we’ve got together with some local attractions and activity companies to offer you a selection of discounts to enhance your stay with us.

Please quote Seckford Hall when booking tickets.

Local Events

Enjoy these events around the county while you stay with us!

Suffolk has a thriving events calendar through the year. We've listed a few here. Click on the link to go straight to the relevant website.

29/30-09-18    Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival

The Suffolk Show 2019

Things to do

Suffolk offers a wide variety of things to do for those staying at Seckford Hall.

We've listed some of our favourites here for you to consider. Remember to mention Seckford Hall when you enquire and they will be able to tell you if there are preferential rates for hotel guests.

Suffolk Cycle Breaks

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. 

Special rates for Seckford Hall guests!


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? This is a wonderful way to find out more about English wines and no previous knowledge of wine is required.

Your day will include:

  • Tea/coffee on arrival
  • Guided tour of the vineyard
  • Guided tour of the winery where you will learn about the winemaking process
  • Wine tasting with notes
  • A two-course buffet lunch, featuring locally sourced food including homemade desserts AND a complimentary bottle of wine chosen from the tasting!


GT Classic Hire

Based near Stowmarket in Suffolk, GT Classic Hire offer classic cars for you to enjoy either self drive or with a chauffeur for your wedding or any special occasion.

Get away from it all with a romantic weekend and explore the glorious Suffolk countryside or hire that classic car that you always promised yourself. 


Beacon Rally Karts

This family-run centre is a stone's throw from the hotel, offering adult and junior karts and great fun for all the family! 

Special rates for Seckford Hall guests!


Otley Hall

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. 


Helmingham Hall & 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 Suffolk Dog Day, Suffolk Punch Horse Days, Sport and Classic Car Events.