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Norfolk & Suffolk Tourist Information

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Harleston is situated in the heart of East Anglia on the boarder of Norfolk & Suffolk and is close to the main routes between Ipswich and Norwich, the A140 and Bury St. Edmunds and Great Yarmouth, the A 143. It lies close to the beautiful River Waveney which winds its way through Norfolk and Suffolk, and is worth a visit. The area around Harleston boasts several lakes where a fishing enthusiast can be sure of a good day out – or perhaps sailing or windsurfing is more to your taste.

Norfolk & Suffolk also provide many good country walks and the Angles Way lies through Harleston on its way to Bungay and the Coast. Centrally situated to reach many of Norfolk & Suffolk’s many attractions, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft are a 40 minute drive away and Norwich, Norfolk’s busiest shopping destination which also boasts fine historic buildings and Castle is only 25 minutes drive to the north.

Harleston is also within easy reach of the Norfolk Broads, the North Norfolk Coast and the famous Suffolk seaside town of Southwald.

Norfolk & Suffolk Golf Clubs

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The nearest Suffolk Golf Course is Bungay Golf Club, 8 miles from us. This is an Inland Heath land Course with 18 holes. Visitors are welcome and should contact the Golf Course Shop prior to their visit. Bungay Golf Course can be contacted on 01986 892337 or e-mail bungaygolf@aol.com or on the Club-Notice Board. Web Site


The nearest Norfolk Golf Course is Diss Golf Club, 9 miles away and is an 18 hole golf course the contact number is 01379 641025 or e-mail scc.dissgolf@virgin.net


There is also a Golf Course in Beccles Suffolk, Beccles Golf Club, 12 miles from us and is a 9 hole course on Common Land, and provides visitors with Pay & Play facilities. Contact number is 01502 712244.

Transport to Harleston

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The nearest train service can be found at Diss Station, which runs trains to London Liverpool Street and Norwich every half hour.

There are also several very reliable local Taxi Services. These await every train outside the station or a taxi can be booked in advance by calling A&P Taxis, 01379 741534 or 0780 3193680 – or DJ Taxis.