Suffolk has beautiful and intriguing places that are always worth a visit, regardless of the time of the year.

While some can be consider tourist hotspots, there are some towns and villages that often go under the radar. 

Here are five places in Suffolk you should consider visiting in 2024. 

East Anglian Daily Times: Halesworth is full of independent shopsHalesworth is full of independent shops (Image: Newsquest)


The east Suffolk town is sometimes overlooked due to its proximity to the popular coast.

However, Halesworth is full of character and quaint independent shops and cafés, as well a market which takes place every Wednesday. 

East Anglian Daily Times: Clare Country Park is one of the town's main attractionsClare Country Park is one of the town's main attractions (Image: Newsquest)


Suffolk's smallest town has one of the prettiest places in the county to visit. 

Located near to tourist hotspots such as Long Melford and Lavenham, Clare certainly has plenty to do.

From a walk around the country park to visiting one of its pubs, the stunning town is well worth a visit in 2024.


Perhaps overlooked due to being in the north of the county, Eye is brimming with traditional Suffolk character. 

The town's medieval castle stands as one of the town's main attractions, but it is perfect for afternoon browse whatever the weather.

East Anglian Daily Times: Dunwich is an idyllic place for a quiet walkDunwich is an idyllic place for a quiet walk (Image: Sarah Lucy Brown)


While some areas on the Suffolk coast are more popular than others, Dunwich has always maintained its peaceful nature. 

Home to just a few hundred people, the tiny Suffolk village is ideal for a quiet walk by the sea and a pit-stop at the award-winning The Ship pub.

East Anglian Daily Times: Hadleigh is one place you should visit in 2024Hadleigh is one place you should visit in 2024 (Image: Newsquest)


The mid Suffolk town is full of idyllic cottages and streets that make it a wonderful place to visit. 

Hadleigh has a huge range of independent shops selling everyday essentials, while its annual show is one of the highlights in the town's calendar.