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Orwell View Barns at Hill House Farm is located at the end of a 1.3 mile lane looking out across the river Orwell. The commercial part of the farm is no longer located at this farm thus ensuring a safe and quiet environment. It is 2.5 miles from Shotley village and 20 - 25 minutes by car to Ipswich town centre. There is a bus stop at the top of the lane (1.3 miles) from where you can catch a bus to neighbouring villages and Ipswich. The Butt and Oyster pub at Pin Mill is 1 hour's walk and the Shipwreck Pub at Shotley Marina is a 45 minute brisk walk along the river bank in opposite directions.
01473 780406 at Hill Farm Stables, Hill Farm Lane, Chelmondiston 2 ½ miles
Dry Ski-ing Golf Driving Range 01473 602347
WhyKnot Adventure and restaurant, Wherstead, 6 miles.
Golf Fynn Valley Golf Club, Witnesham, Ipswich
and at Seckford Hall, nr Woodbridge, and Woodbridge Golf Club. Some golf courses require a handicap certificate, so you are advised to check.
Shotley-Harwich-Felixstowe foot ferry
A good day trip encompassing lunch at The Pier, Harwich. Or take your bikes and venture to Bawdsey encompassing the Four Foot Ferries.
Barge trips on River Orwell 01473 780691
From Ipswich, Woolverstone Marina or Pin Mill (start point flexible) on sailing barge May. Barges will have links from the Match Committee's website to their own sites. What do the barges do after the big racing match is over? The majority have to go back to work to earn their keep. This is through chartering to the general public, clubs & associations or corporate organizations. This can involve river trips for bird watching, photography, painting, wildlife observation, team building or a family holiday. Bookings can be for a day, a weekend or longer.
Suffolk Food Hall
6 ½ miles
Down the River Orwell on 'Orwell Lady'. The Pin Mill Cruise Lasts approximately two and a half hours taking in the most beautiful wooded stretches of the River Orwell and passing Orwell View Barns.
Sailing, Canoeing and Windsurfing, Alton Water
Where you can also hire cycles to ride around the reservoir, walk and bird watch. 5 miles.
RSPB Bird Reserve, Minsmere
30-40 mins drive by car.
½ hour drive by car.
The Heritage Coast and Aldeburgh 50 mins by car
Baylham Farm Park
Rare breeds farm and animal petting centre and good value for money. Winner of Best Tourist Attraction.
Easton Farm Park
Britains' oldest recorded town (20miles) fine Roman castle with museum, Leisure World - swimming for the kids.
At Beacon Hill, Martlesham.
Animals and country park.
More info on local events can be found at www.eastofengland.com and shotley.onesuffolk.net for local events, film nights, church bazaar.