River Waveney Sculpture Trail 2015

River Waveney Sculpture Trail Returns

Throughout August and September, the Waveney & Blyth Arts’ River Waveney Sculpture Trail returns for the second year to the River Waveney Trust near Bungay, opening on Friday, 14th August 2015. The Sculpture Trail, which is supported by Essex & Suffolk Water, is curated by Norfolk artist, Sarah Cannell and will feature 40 new sculptures…

Raveningham_ Agapanthus

Raveningham Gardens’ Agapanthus Weeks

Raveningham Gardens are famous for their large selection of agapanthus cultivars and this year, there will be special agapanthus weeks so visitors can come and admire the stunning display. From Monday, 27th July to Friday, 7th August the gardens will be open from 11am to 4pm (closed Saturday, 1st August).  Do go along to see…

Wingfield Barns, Suffolk

Wingfield Barns

Wingfield Barns lies tucked away in a peaceful, beautiful corner of Suffolk. Built in 1537, the timber-framed Great Barn has been sympathetically restored and is now available to hire as a wedding or conference venue. The barn is surrounded by studios and galleries and there is a lively programme of music and drama events and…

Beccles Open Gardens

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th July 2015 | 11am to 5pm Around 25 gardens will be open in Beccles this year including the Allotmentz 4 Kidz project, which is an allotment scheme specifically for youngsters who look after the site and also get to enjoy the produce they grow. The Betsie Jane will be working…

the Dancing Day Trippers at Harleston Street Market

Harleston Antiques & Street Market

A busy day in Harleston in Norfolk is planned for Sunday, 21st June when, for the second year running, the town will be host to a massive antiques and vintage street market from 9.30 am – 4.00 pm. Over 80 stalls have booked their pitches, selling antiques, distressed and painted furniture, vintage clothing, medals and…

Raveningham Garden, Waveney Valley

Rose Weeks at Raveningham Gardens

Raveningham Gardens in Norfolk will be open for additional days this month, in celebration of the garden’s superb collection of roses. From Monday, 15th to Friday, 26th of June from 11am to 4pm (closed Saturday, June 20), visitors are invited to admire the Edwardian Rose Garden which was replanted in the year 2000. It is…

Inspired by Becker

Inspired by Harry Becker

The Inspired by Becker Art Society is holding its annual exhibition in Wenhaston in the summer, which brings together over 30 East Anglian artists in a celebration of the 19th century artist Harry Becker, who lived in Wenhaston from 1913 – 1924. Harry Becker was born in 1865 in Colchester, Essex and studied art in…

Angles Way river

Sail gently down the river

What about taking to the water this spring and summer for a river trip with Waveney River Tours? Enjoy a relaxing cruise aboard the Waveney Princess, which has an open top deck to provide panoramic views as you sail along, through the Waveney Valley. ​ If you are lucky, you will hear Reed Warblers and Reed…

1 Old Forge Cottage, Waveney Valley

1 Old Forge Court, self-catering cottage

We are pleased to welcome a new self-catering cottage to the Visit Waveney Valley website. Owned by Peter Leech and Valerie Richards, 1 Old Forge Court is a two bedroom establishment in the charming village of Brockdish, in the heart of the Waveney Valley. The cottage sleeps 3-4 people and is decorated in a modern…

Valley Farm Vineyard, nr Halesworth, Suffolk

Celebrating English Wine Week

Did you know that it is English Wine Week from 23rd to 31st May 2015?  To celebrate, Valley Farm Vineyard near Halesworth in the Waveney Valley will be hosting a special wine experience on the 30th of May, with a guided tour of the vineyard followed by talks on various aspects of wine making and…