Situated within the premises of a historic Tudor building amongst lush gardens, the four star Seckford Hall Hotel and Restaurant offers an ideal base for exploring Suffolk’s attractions. Guests can take advantage of numerous leisure activities available in the area, including golfing and fishing, or kick back in one of the 32 individually-decorated rooms that blend modern style with a touch of the venue’s regal past.
All the hotel’s rooms come fitted out with oak panelling, ceilings and doors, and boast intricate historic carvings and carefully-selected furnishings. Guests may relax in front of a flat-screen TV, admire the views of the well-maintained gardens and sip on a hot drink thanks to tea- and coffee-making facilities. There are also private bathrooms with baths or overhead showers in each room, as well as irons and ironing boards.
Dining opportunities are offered at the 1530 Restaurant that serves up British cuisine classics based on locally-sourced produce and fruit and vegetables grown in the hotel’s garden area. Guests can enjoy the restaurant’s classic interiors featuring warm lighting and Tudor-style decor. The hotel also boasts a bar, ideal for evening gatherings with friends.
Starters: mushrooms on toasted sourdough with garlic and parsley | devilled crispy whitebait with garlic mayonnaise | Suffolk meat platter | Suffolk salami, Suffolk chorizo, Lane Farm Brundish ham, olives, cake shop bakery sourdough
Mains: beer battered haddock triple cooked chips, minted pea puree and homemade tartar sauce | roast chicken breast rosemary roasted potatoes, gravy | caramelised cauliflower steak wild mushroom, tarragon and spinach, crispy capers and golden raisins (vegan)
Desserts: apple strudel, soya milk Alpen ice-cream (vegan) or custard | mulled and spiced winter trifle | Whisky and walnut treacle tart with clotted cream
Bordered by Norfolk in the north and Essex in the south, Suffolk is an East Anglian county of historic origin.
One of the main attractions in the area is the Suffolk Coast and Heaths, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, boasting a mix of beaches, cliffs, marshes, estuaries, heathland, forests and farmland. One of the most important wildlife areas in Britain, Suffolk Coast and Heaths is also home to three national nature reserves, many sites of special scientific interest and the RSPB’s Minsmere Reserve. Other attractions in Suffolk are the Greene King Brewery, an 18th-century brewery, and the Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, offering exhibitions of aircraft and aviation-related artefacts.