When visiting the museum pop across the road to All Saints Church. This mainly 14th century church has a magnificient Seven Sacrament font. On certain days climb the bell tower and view the new ring as well as two original medieval bells. Great views too! www.laxfieldbells.co.uk  We have two historic public houses too The Royal Oak www.theroyaloaklaxfield.com and The King's Head (Low House) www.lowhouselaxfield.com

Horham Museum (approx 6 miles away). Visit this museum dedicated to telling the story of the US 95th Bomb Group, which flew 334 missions in WWII. www.95thbg-horham.com

Framlingham Castle (approx 7 miles away)An amazing castle, where Mary Tudor was proclaimed Queen of England. Walk the walls and see the views. Explore the town too. www.english-heritage.org.uk

Halesworth & District Museum (approx 8 miles away) Visit this fascinating museum housed in the Railway Station, with many artifacts including the recently discovered Iron Age Gold Coin Hoard from Blythburgh. www.halesworthmuseum.org.uk

Parham Airfield Museum (approx 9 miles away) with a WWII control tower, it showcases aircraft engines, uniforms, photos, documents etc related to the US Army Air Force 390th Bomb Group. www.parhamairfieldmuseum.co.uk

Saxmundham Museum (approx 10.5 miles away) An interestind small museum in the historic market town of Saxmundham, with its fine church dating back to the 11th century. www.saxmundhammuseum.org.uk

Eye Castle & Church (approx 11 miles away) The castle is one of the few remaining motte-and-bailey castles from the early Norman period. Explore the beautiful Church of St Peter and Paul and the historic town of Eye. www.eyesuffolk.org     www.eyeparishchurch.org 

Holy Trinity Church, Blythburgh (approx 13 miles away) Known as the Cathedral of the Marshes with its magnificent Angel Roof it is well worth a visit and its not far from the coast. It's situated on the Blyth, the river that rises in Laxfield. www.holytrinityblythburgh.org.uk

Dunwich Museum (approx 13.5 miles away) This museum tells the story ot the ancient port and city of Dunwich, which has largely disappeared into the sea. Spend time walking and exploring this beautiful coastal region. www.dunwichmuseum.org.uk

Diss & District Museum (approx 14.5 miles away) This little museum celebrates the history of this interesing town with its six acre mere which is thousands of years old. www.dissmuseum.co.uk

Bungay Castle (approx 16 miles away) Explore the castle with parts dating back to the 1100s and the local museum in this quaint town with its Buttercross, churches, old buildings and river walks. www.bungaymuseum.co.uk

Woodbridge (approx 17.5 miles away) This town is on the River Deben and 8 miles from the sea. The famous Saxon site, Sutton Hoo, is nearby. www.nationaltrust.org.uk  In Woodbridge there is a working tide mill museum  www.woodbridgetidemill.org.uk and the Woodbridge Museum wwwwoodbridgemuseum.com  both on the riverside.

Aldeburgh Moot Hall (approx 18 miles away) The museum houses Aldeburgh Museum and is situated on the sea front in this popular resort. The building is thought to date back to 1550. The former fishing village turned into a ship building and trading town and now a holiday destination. www.aldeburghmuseum.org.uk  The town was associated with the famous composer, Benjamin Britten and celebrated singer, Peter Pears. Two local places to visit are also associated with them: The Red House, where they lived and Snape Maltings, historic buildings housing a concert hall, art galleries, shops and eating places. You can walk by the river Alde or take a trip on an historic Thames Barge. www.brittenpearsart.org

Beccles & District Museum (Approx 20 miles away)  The museum is housed in Leman House, which was built around 1570 and restored in the 1760s. In 1631 Sir John Leman gave the building to the Town as a school. After seeing the museum, explore this charming riverside town with its fascinating buildings. www.becclesmuseum.org.uk

The Mid-Suffolk Light Railway Museum (approx 25.5 miles away) The line known as the Middy operated for passengers from 1908 to 1952 and terminated at Laxfield. The other end of the line was Haughley, where this superb museum is situated with its rolling stock and rails. It is well worth a visit www.mslr.org.uk

Bawdsey Radar Museum (approx 26 miles away) Bawdsey Radar Transmitter Block was the first operational radar station in the world.The exhibition is in the original 1937 block and tells the story of the development of radar  through personal accounts and exciting displays. www.bawdseyradar.org.uk