Suffolk Days Out

Suffolk Country, in the Southeastern part of the Midlands, is known as the heart of the wool industry as well as being a perfect place to go for a day on the beach. This makes Suffolk Country a perfect day out destination and with all of the historical and natural places to visit, you can be sure that Suffolk coach hire is the perfect way to see this fascinating and historical English county.

Of course, the first thing that comes to mind when the name Suffolk is mentioned, is the history of wool and weaving. That said, you may also be interested to know that New Market, in Suffolk County, is known as the International Home of Horseracing. This town, and the area surrounding it, is home to over 2,500 horses as well as boarding stalls and training gallops scattered throughout the immediate vicintity.There is a horseracing museum to visit as well as an equine tour that is a must see before heading out for an afternoon of horseracing and the many tracks in the vicinity.

Of course, the most important product to come out of Suffolk County is the products of its many wool-related industries. The iconic Suffolk Sheep breed has its roots in this agriculturally-oriented area but its real claim to fame is the rise of the wool-making industry during the 1200 to 1300 medieval times. Flemish weavers and a bounty of raw wool material combined to create an industry that was second to none in the world and created the wealth and culture that is represented in over 300 different buildings preserved from these times.