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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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Fig Tree Cottage in Eye, Suffolk, England

Fig Tree Cottage

Eye, Suffolk, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
Fig Tree Cottage offers accommodation in Eye, 36 km from Norwich. The property is 29 km from Ipswich and free private parking is provided. There is a dining area and a kitchen. There is a private bat...
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Lavinia'S Cottage in Eye, Suffolk, England

Lavinia'S Cottage

Eye, Suffolk, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Lavinia'S Cottage offers pet-friendly accommodation in Eye, 36 km from Norwich. The property boasts views of the city is 29 km from Ipswich. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and free priv...
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Oaklawn Cottage in Eye, Suffolk, England

Oaklawn Cottage

Eye, Suffolk, England (1.4 miles, 2.3 km, direction NE)
Oaklawn Cottage is a holiday home with a garden, located in Eye. It provides free private parking. The holiday home is composed of 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, equipped with a bath. There is a dining a...
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The Oaksmere Hotel in Eye, Suffolk, England4 stars

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