Pictures of Eye
in the county of Suffolk
Eye is one of our smallest towns. Centuries ago it was an island town to which King John granted a charter in 1205. There was a Norman castle built there, however not much remains as the castle was attacked by Cromwell's troops in 1655. The castle ruins, set on a lofty mound are open all year round.
A walk around the town reveals a wealth of lovely 19th-century buildings and a fine 16th-century guildhall. Chippenhall Hall, now a gracious country hotel, is a heavily beamed listed Tudor building, a house of this site was originally mentioned in the Doomsday Book. Other buildings of note include the Priory of St.Peter, founded as a Benedictine Monastery in 1066 and beautiful Linden House, dating 16th-century. Interestingly, Linden House was one of the setting for Agatha Christie's Miss Marple.
In its tranquil setting on the River Dove, Eye offers a peaceful harmonious place where the visitor can unwind, relax and throw away the cares of modern life. It is surrounded by a patchwork of villages which include Southwold, Walberwick, Alderborough, Orford and Dunwich. It is with easy driving distance of Diss where you will find a beautiful mere, a haven for wildfowl. Also close-by is Billingford Mill and Bomb Group 100th Museum.
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Hotels & Accommodation in Eye
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Fig Tree Cottage
Eye, Suffolk, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
Located in Eye, this holiday home is 36 km from Norwich. The property is 29 km from Ipswich and free private parking is provided. Free WiFi is available throughout the property....
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Eye, Suffolk, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Located in Eye, this holiday home is set 36 km from Norwich. The property boasts views of the city and is 29 km from Ipswich. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and free private parking is ...
More info and book online.. Price from £126.00
Eye, Suffolk, England (1.4 miles, 2.3 km, direction NE)
Situated in Eye in the Suffolk Region, this holiday home is 34 km from Norwich. It provides free private parking. The kitchen is equipped with an oven and a toaster and there is a private bathroom. A...
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The Oaksmere Hotel
Eye, Suffolk, England (1.8 miles, 2.8 km, direction N)
Situated in Brome near Diss on the Norfolk-Suffolk border, The Oaksmere sits within 17 acres of scenic grounds and offers free on-site parking. Each room features a Hypnos bed, Nespresso coffee machi...
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Occold, Suffolk, England (2.4 miles, 3.9 km, direction S)
Featuring a garden, The Stables is a holiday home situated in Occold. The unit is 39 km from Norwich. There is a dining area and a kitchen as well as a private bathroom. A TV is featured. Other facil...
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The Old Cow Shed
Occold, Suffolk, England (2.5 miles, 4.0 km, direction S)
Located 40 km from Norwich and 25 km from Ipswich, The Old Cow Shed offers pet-friendly accommodation in Occold. The unit is 46 km from Colchester. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and fre...
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Bulls Hall offers accommodation in Occold. Free private parking is available on site. Certain units have a seating area for your convenience. You will find a kettle in the room. For your comfort, you...
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|Diss Station||(3.9 miles, 6.3 km, direction N)|
|Stowmarket Station||(11.1 miles, 17.8 km, direction SW)|
|Norwich Airport||(25.1 miles, 40.4 km, direction N)|
|Cambridge Airport||(42.0 miles, 67.6 km, direction W)|
|M11 Junction 9||(44.8 miles, 72.0 km, direction SW)|
|M11 Junction 10||(45.4 miles, 73.0 km, direction W)|
|Eye to London||(78.2 miles, 125.8 km, direction SW)|