5 Reasons to Live in Sudbury

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The thriving market town of Sudbury is bursting with charm and is a fantastic location for families, couples and individuals alike to call home. Dating back to the Anglo-Saxon period, Sudbury has a rich history and is well-known for its long heritage in the weaving and silk industries. Set in the Stour Valley, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this town is surrounded by stunning nature and scenic views. In terms of finding the right property, you’ll be pleased to know that this town offers a fantastic blend of older and modern properties. You’ll find that there’s also plenty to see, do and keep the whole family entertained too! Still wondering if Sudbury could be the ideal location for you? We’ve compiled a list of reasons as to why you should consider living in Sudbury…

Spend time in the great outdoors


Sudbury is best known for being set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Get out into the great outdoors and explore whilst taking in the stunning sights. If you’re keen on getting active, then you’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty of great walking trails and cycling routes for you to follow. Pay a visit to the stunning nature reserves, Arger Fen & Spouse’s Vale, which are part of the Suffolk Wildlife Trust. The reserves are also both Sites of Special Scientific Interest and you’ll find that many rare species have found home here. 

Family friendly activities


Searching for activities that the whole family will love? You’ll be pleased to know that there’s plenty to do in this town. Why not combine history and nature with a trip to Clare Castle Country Park? This small riverside country park features the remains of a Norman castle and an old Victorian railway station. Pack a picnic and a blanket and spend the afternoon exploring historical remains and wildlife rich areas before stopping to eat your favourite snacks. There’s also an adventure play area for children and a wide open space too! From swimming to softplay, Kingfisher Leisure Centre is another great spot for children to enjoy themselves. Within easy reach of Sudbury, you’ll find Kentwell Hall and Gardens. There are plenty of family-friendly activities held here throughout the year. 

Hit the shops

Sometimes nothing beats mooching round the shops and rewarding yourself with a little retail therapy. Whether you’re in the mood for browsing or you fancy splashing out, you’ll be pleased to know that there’s plenty of fantastic shops for you to visit. From independent shops and boutiques to some of your high-street favourites, there’s something for everyone!

Grab a bite to eat


If you consider yourself as a bit of a foodie who enjoys nothing more than heading out and enjoying good food, then why not venture out into the town and sample some of the food on offer? You’ll find that there are plenty of cafes, restaurants and eateries for you to visit. You might find yourself a new favourite spot! 

Get socialising 


Wanting to be more social? You’ll be pleased to know that Sudbury is bursting with community spirit. There are plenty of groups and clubs to join to which will help you to get to know other members of the community better too. There are also lots of great bars and local pubs that have a fantastic atmosphere for you to visit too!


Oakheart Property has a team of experienced estate agents who can help you find the perfect home in Sudbury. If you’re looking to find out a little more about the area, then we can help with this too! Our team is proud to have an extensive knowledge of the area and will be happy to share their insights with you. Get in touch today!

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