Woodbridge Tide Mill dating from 1793 is a historic living museum located on the banks of the river Deben in the picturesque village of Woodbridge.
The mill is maintained as a museum and is open to visitors. The fully-functioning mill produces flour, which visitors can purchase.
Debach village is located four miles west of Woodbridge surrounded by open countryside. The village features several large estate houses and farmsteads.
There used to be an RAF airbase in Debach but now the land is occupied by a trucking company.
There is a church in Debach.
Grundisburgh village is located several miles west of Woodbridge in beautiful countryside.
The center of the village features a ford across the river that winds its way through the village.
The well known gastro pub The Dog is located in Grundisburgh next to the general store and post office.
There is a church and chapel, both overlooking the ford.
Martlesham is a small village located a few miles south of Woodbridge.
It has two pubs, the Red Lion and the Black Tiles, plus an antiques store, post office and church.
There are several walks in the area, mostly around Martlesham creek.
The area is popular with cyclists as there are many routes that pass through Martlesham. There is a pleasant route out to the local church overlooking the river.
There is a local children’s playground and bowling green.
Woodbridge is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Suffolk. Situated by the river Deben, the popular market town is split into three areas popular with visitors.
The first area is down by the river. Here visitors can visit the tide mill or take a stroll along the waters edge taking in the moored house boats or going for a longer river walk.
The second area is known as the thoroughfare. This is a long narrow main street full of quaint independent stores offering a range of goods from locally sourced food and drink to designer clothes, homemade arts and crafts, books and knick-knacks. The local bakers is an award-winning cake shop.
Heading further up the hill takes you to the third popular area of Woodbridge, the market square. From here visitors can visit the local church and market hall, or browse further shops and public houses.
Other sites of interest at Woodbridge include public parks, a large library, churches, a variety of quaint public houses located in period buildings with open fires and real ales on tap.