- Major shops
The thriving town of Framlingham boasts a range of traditional shops that provide locally sourced products, as well an eclectic mix of pubs, cafes, restaurants and tea rooms. Other facilities include a Co-op supermarket, a library, a pharmacy, a sports club and a primary school, while the town also hosts two weekly markets – on Saturdays and Tuesdays – offering delights such as fresh meat, fish and cheese.
As well as the historic Framlingham Castle for a wonderful day out, the town is surrounded by fascinating places to visit, including Easton Farm Park, Parham Airfield Museum and Helmingham Hall Gardens. The gorgeous Suffolk Coast National Nature Reserve is just over half-an-hour’s drive away to the north east, as is the charming seaside town of Southwold.
For a wider choice of shopping, leisure and entertainment opportunities, Ipswich, the county town of Suffolk, is less than 20 miles away.
Families will appreciate that there are schools for children of all ages just a short distance away from Castle Keep, including Framlingham Sir Robert Hitcham’s CEVA Primary School and Thomas Mills High School, as well as the independent Framlingham College.
For commuters, the development offers quick access to the A12 for routes north to Lowestoft and south to Ipswich, which can also be reached via the B1078. Wickham Market railway station, just six miles from home, offers regular services to London Liverpool Street via Ipswich.
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