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MetiNews.Com - This coastal village, known for its incredible fish and chips, was named one of the top places people want to get away to

UK news Charming Suffolk seaside village that everyone wants to move to last minute news

MetiNews.Com - This coastal village, known for its incredible fish and chips, was named one of the top places people want to get away to

UK news Charming Suffolk seaside village that everyone wants to move to last minute news
23 February 2021 - 17:45

Breaking News ! All of the extra time we've spent at home this year has probably highlighted more than one reason why your house isn't working for you anymore. Whether you've realised you don't need to live in a city now that you can work from home or you'd like to walk out your front door and be at the glorious seaside, many people are escaping to rural towns and villages. A nearby Suffolk village and holiday destination for many Cambridgeshire residents has been named one of the top places in the UK that people want to move to. Garrington, an expert property finding agency, revealed Aldeburgh, Suffolk, was one of the top destinations. Of the top ten places mentioned in Garrington's list, it was the only place in the East of England. Cambridge was mentioned in the report but its high house prices meant it wasn't ranked so positively. The Scallop, a 4 metre high steel sculpture on Aldeburgh beach created by Maggi Hambling as a tribute to Benjamin Britten in November 2003 (Image: Mirrorpix) Many will be familiar with the picturesque Aldeburgh, as it's not only an easy day trip from Cambridge down the A14, but it is also world-renowned for its fish and chips. It even has an annual sailing regatta and a week-long carnival. The village itself is absolutely beautiful, and to reach it first requires meandering through the gently rolling hills and forests of Suffolk. Travellers then pass through the new part of the village. Once you pass the huge church you get the first true glimpse of the sea, as the road drops down the hill into the old fishing village which has not changed in decades. Read More Related Articles Huntingdon: The Cambridgeshire market town that birthed an English ruler Read More Related Articles Huge 3,500-home Bourn Airfield development could get the go ahead The village is practically built on the shingle beach, with a large sea wall holding the tide back from the dozens of tiny chocolate box houses that were once home to intrepid fishermen. Wooden fishing boats sit on the beach in places, and some are still used today.

. The southern side leads to the Alde River which bends around the back of the village, meaning that from every direction you have incredible views. You can see property prices in your local area or in any postcode in the widget below: Aldeburgh's claim to fame Aldeburgh was the home of one of the country's most famous composers Benjamin Britten. The village is also the home of actors Miranda Raison and Bill Nighy. Aldeburgh also has strong connections to Cambridge, with various college masters calling it home. It was also the birthplace of suffragist Dame Millicent Fawcett, who founded Newnham College and who has a blue plaque dedicated to her in Trumpington. The coastal town of Aldeburgh on the Suffolk Coast on a bright winter morning (Image: (c) Jon Gibbs/Getty Images) Things to do in Aldeburgh There is plenty going on in the deceptively relaxed village. Aldeburgh boasts plenty of independent tea rooms, cafes, a cheese shop and clothing shops as well as a few bigger brands like Crew and Joules. There is also a brilliant independent book shop, which is the perfect place for finding a beach read. There's even an annual sailing regatta and a week-long carnival. With many of us now able to work from home, and it being unlikely that we will ever fully return to working from offices, it's no surprise that people are seeking out places like Aldeburgh to live full time. You can let us know in the comments where you've been dreaming of moving.

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UK news Charming Suffolk seaside village that everyone wants to move to last minute news


UK news Charming Suffolk seaside village that everyone wants to move to last minute news


UK news Charming Suffolk seaside village that everyone wants to move to last minute news


UK news Charming Suffolk seaside village that everyone wants to move to last minute news

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