Dunwich Heath & Beach
Located just minutes from Cliff House, this National Trust run heathland is arguably Suffolk’s most picturesque area of natural beauty. Sea views from Sizewell to Southwold, acres of heather and the best cream teas for miles.
RSPB Minsmere Reserve
From rutting deer to the bulk of Britain’s bitterns, RSPB Minsmere is a must not only for twitchers, but for lovers of all types of flora and fauna. The hides and walks are open from dawn to dusk - and the café alone is well worth the trip.
Dunwich Forest played a surprisingly significant role in world history. JFK's older brother Joe, a WWII bomber pilot who was tipped to become the first Catholic president of USA, was killed in a plane crash over the wood in 1944.