Explore Suffolk and Cambridgshire

The Riverside House Hotel is an ideal base from which to enjoy the many sights and attractions of Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, whether you’re simply having a flutter at the Newmarket Races or walking in The Brecks.

Thetford Forest

Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of Britain’s largest lowland pine forest. Thetford Forest is the ideal setting for a great day out, offering a wide range of recreation facilities and is home to a wide variety of animal and plant life.

Thetford Forest Park Bike at Thetford GoApe High Wire Course


The beautiful and historic city of Cambridge is home to the University of Cambridge, renowned as one of the best universities in the world. It is a lively, vibrant and cultured place to visit with stunning architecture, beautiful museums and art galleries. It also offers a blend of independent shops mingled with high-street brands, and many great pubs, restaurants and cafes.

Visit Cambridge Website

The Brecks

The Breckland comprises the gorse-covered sandy heath that extends from the north of Suffolk into Norfolk and lies to the south east of The Fens. An area of considerable interest for its unusual flora and fauna, the Brecks are one of the driest places in England. The Brecks is ideal for exploring the great outdoors, whether it’s walking, cycling, horse riding, fishing, bird watching or golfing

Find out more about the Brecks

Newmarket Races

Often referred to as the headquarters of British horseracing, Newmarket Racecourse has two courses – the Rowley Mile Course and the July Course. Both are wide, galloping tracks used for Flat racing.

Newmarket Racecourse Website


Once home to Oliver Cromwell, one of the most contentious figures in world-history.  The charming and historic city of Ely has one of the most magnificent cathedrals in England, which towers over the fens and can be seen for miles around

Visit Ely Website Ely Catherdral

Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds is a unique and historic market town in Suffolk, with a richly fascinating heritage, a striking combination of medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and glorious Cathedral and Abbey gardens. There’s also a great shopping centre, an award-winning market and a variety of attractions and places to stay,

Visit Bury St Edmunds Website

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