Stradbroke, in High Suffolk, is a village at the centre of other surrounding smaller villages and hamlets, so it has god facilities including two pubs, several shops and many other local services including a public library, a modern community centre, a swimming pool and a gym, extensive playing fields for cricket and football, tennis courts and two bowling greens. There is also a fitness track and 12 miles of public footpaths for walking in the countryside. Stradbroke also serves as a centre for education for Mid Suffolk and has both a primary school and a high school in the village, which contribute to the village’s rich cultural and social calendar. Stradbroke is a good place to base yourself for a walking break in the north of the county, where you can explore the many villages and nearby towns of Eye and Diss.
Eat ing and drinking
• The Ivy House www. ivyhousestradbroke.co.uk • The White Hart pub • The De La Pole pub Wingfield www.thedelapole.co.uk • Fox and Goose, Fressingfield www.foxandgoose.net