Things to do in Wangford, Suffolk
Wangford is a little island of tranquillity in a mad world. The great sentinel of St. Peter and St. Paul Church stands on the site of an 1160 Cluniac priory.
The village is full of 17th and 18th century listed buildings it even has a coach house in the grounds of the church which is very rare.
Visitors to Wangford are always made to feel most welcome and part of the village. Staying here is no problem you can stay in a pub or B&B or even rent a holiday home, but you will not want to leave.
There are lots of things you can do in and around Wangford, like visit the seaside: Southwold is only 3½ miles away, Lowestoft or Beccles about 10 miles.
The list of things is endless, power boat racing on Oulton Broad (Thurs evening in season). Clay pigeon shooting (local) Great walks and cycle rides, golf, fishing, (sea or course), or just lay back and let the world go by.
Come at the right time of year and you can visit one of great events at Henham Park.
History has certainly played its part in Wangford, which is mentioned in the doomsday book, and played a part in the civil war (the Lord of the Manor hid from Cromwell in an oak tree).
It is said that the church at Blythburgh was used as a stable for the horses of Cromwell's army.
Description by Roderick V. Tassinari