West Suffolk is the western part of the non-metropolitan county of Suffolk of historic origin in East Anglia, England the county town is Ipswich. The county is low-lying with very few hills, and is largely arable land with the wetlands of The Broads in the North. The Suffolk Coast and Heaths are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
West Suffolk is, like nearby East Cambridgeshire, renowned for archaeological finds from the Stone Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age.
In the arts, Suffolk is noted for having been the home to two of England's best regarded painters, Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable the Stour Valley area is branded as "Constable Country" and one of its most noted composers, Benjamin Britten.
Things to do
The history and heritage of Suffolk is fascinating to discover, witnessed in its impressive range of castles, ancient sites, churches, museums and grand stately houses.
From the wetland Broads in the north to the beautiful Wool Towns in the south; the shimmering greenery of the west to the stunning Suffolk Coast in the east - Suffolk offers some incredible sights
From the beauty of Constable country in the Dedham Vale, to stunning woodlands and colourful heaths on the coast, and clear rivers gently winding through flower-strewn meadowland - cycling or walking in Suffolk is an unforgettable experience.