West Stow, Bury Saint Edmunds, UK
One of England’s great archaeological sites, West Stow has extensive indoor galleries and a stunning recreation of an Anglo-Saxon village surrounded by 125 acres of unspoilt countryside.
Visitors to West Stow can explore history and nature, watch a film, dress up as an Anglo-Saxon or say hello to the rare breed pigs and chickens. Due to the presence of livestock, assistance dogs only are permitted in the Anglo-Saxon Village.
Surrounding the Anglo Saxon Village and with 125 acres of unspoilt countryside, trails, heath and woodland walks, there is plenty to explore at West Stow Country Park. For wildlife enthusiasts there are two bird hides and a bird feeding area as well as a lake and the River Lark with all the life that this attracts.
Perfect for picnics on sunny days , energetic winter walks or an evening stroll. The park also boasts an adventure playground for children, this is an ideal family destination. Dogs are welcome in the Country Park, provided they are kept on a lead.
There is also food and drink available if you wish to stop for an awakening cup of coffee or a lunchtime snack, next to the main car park along with toilet facilities.
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