From Inn to Inn

Renowned for their good local food and friendly ambiences, the Westleton Crown and the Ship at Dunwich are always popular with summer visitors to Suffolk. Now, however, those keen to experience the beauty of the surrounding heathland and nearby beaches are being encouraged to take a walk between the two. Setting off from the Ship on the Inn to Inn route takes walkers through protected heathland where there are beautiful displays of gorse and heather in the late summer, as well as red deer; heading in the other direction on the 3.5 mile journey, walkers begin by crossing Westleton Common. Those who are more …

Abstract Ideas

Artist Trevor Woods and his wife Jo, who run Gallery Plus, in Wells-next-the-Sea, love colour, believing it to be “good for the soul.” And this summer sees them bring more than a splash or two to the North Norfolk coast, with the opening of Trevor’s Abstract London exhibition. “Expect lots of colour and expect it to be completely different from any of my previous London exhibitions,” says Trevor, who has a studio at the gallery on Warham Road. “The theme has been, and still is, constantly developing and expanding – and there will be plenty of surprises. I’m painting pretty much every …

Café Culture

  Honey and Harvey - Woodbridge Head to Woodbridge to take in some city-style café culture – Honey and Harvey on the Thoroughfare is bringing the Shoreditch experience to Suffolk, explains founder Harvey Allen. “What we have here is a modern English coffee shop – a place to unwind, meet friends, go on your laptop, listen to music and have something delicious to eat or drink,” he says. “Honey and Harvey has a shabby chic and minimal feel: it is relaxed but there is always something going on. Our aim is to serve food and drink of the highest calibre, using the best ingredients and top-of-the-range equipment …

Elegance and taste

Newly refurbished Squires Restaurant at Bedford Lodge Hotel and Spa is serving up a delicious menu this season in Newmarket

True colours

As Norfolk artist Samuel Thomas returns this August with his annual exhibition he discusses the surroundings and ideas that inspire him to paint in his unique style