Antiques shops are a treasure trove of mystery and excitement bundled into a corridor of intrigue. 

Hours can be lost perusing through the thousands of items from different decades that they have to offer. 

Whether you are just passing by or heading there specifically, here are the best antiques shops in Suffolk according to reviews.

1. The Shed, Sproughton

With four huge rooms filled to the brim with an array of contemporary and more retro items, The Shed is one of the most popular antiques centres in the county. 

Located in Sproughton's High Street, the shop sells furtniture, retro clothing and even has its own café.

Location: High Street, Sproughton, IP8 3AF

2. Yoxford Antiques Centre

The antiques centre is set within beautiful natural gardens and has more than 70 independent dealers selling their products. 

Buyers can look through vintage clocks, furniture, ceramics and gardenware before enjoying a refreshment in their café.

Location: Askers Hill, Yoxford, IP17 3JW

3. Marlesford Mill Antiques Cente

One of the more idyllic shops in Suffolk, Marlesford Mill is set over three floors inside of a stunning mill. 

The centre specialises in fine art and pictures, as well as everyday items that are perfect your home. 

One review said: "Half the joy is just looking around for something you absolutely must have - the times I've left something I "don't need" behind still haunt me. I can't think of a nicer way to spend an hour or two."

Location: Main Road, Woodbridge, IP13 0AG

4. Risby Barn Antiques Centre

One of the more rural antique shops in Suffolk, Risby Barn has a wealth of antique and vintage items.

The centre is one of antiques stores located at Risby Barn, and has a range of collectables and furniture from different eras.

Location: South Street, Risby, IP28 6QU

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5. Melford Antiques & Interior Warehouse

Four floors of antiques allows for plenty of time to browse the thousands of item at this store. 

The premises, in the High Street, has a range of products being sold by dealers that are experts in their field.

Long Melford has several quaint shops and cafés that can be visted after paying a trip to Melford Antiques & Interior Warehourse.

Location: The Old Maltings, Hall Street, CO10 9JA