Over 140,000 photos of England.
17,000+ Members
Click here to join the community
Pictures of England
 

Pictures of Eye, Suffolk, England

Pictures of Eye

in the county of Suffolk

Queens Head public house, Eye
Take a picture tour of Eye..

About Eye

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.

Planning a visit to Eye?
Please support the Pictures of England website by booking your Eye hotels & accommodation through this site.

Add town to favourites

Nearby towns & villages..

Village sign post in Diss, Norfolk

Diss (23 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Norfolk

(4.4 miles, 7.1 km, direction NW of Eye)

Diss is a beautiful old market town built around the edge of a six acre lake...

'Pretty in Pink' Woolpit, Suffolk

Woolpit (1 Pictures)

in the county of Suffolk

(12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction SW of Eye)

Woolpit has a pleasant medieval village centre around which are spread a variety of pretty cottages and attractive houses...

St Andrews Church a Ruin, at Roudham, Norfolk

Roudham (1 Pictures)

in the county of Norfolk

(14.4 miles, 23.2 km, direction NW of Eye)

This is a delightful village set in the famous Brecks. It is a lovely place for country lovers, offering miles of attractive country walks...

Wymondham, Norfolk

Wymondham (25 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Norfolk

(17.3 miles, 27.9 km, direction N of Eye)

Narrow, medieval streets full of enchanting properties built following the Great Fire of 1615, mingle with the few building which fortunately escaped being raised to the ground...

Ipswich

Ipswich (103 Pictures)

in the county of Suffolk

(18.2 miles, 29.3 km, direction S of Eye)

This is a town that can trace its history back to the Stone-Age, it has been a successive settlement throughout the ages and has been populated by settlers from the Iron-Age,.....

All towns in Suffolk
Complete A to Z of towns in England

Nearby attractions..

Framlingham Castle, Suffolk

Framlingham Castle (10 Pictures)

(10.6 miles, 17.1 km, direction SE)

On reaching the curve of Market Hill a quaint, colourful sign proclaims to the visitor that you have arrived in the pretty market.....

Wymondham Abbey, Norfolk

Wymondham Abbey (6 Pictures)

(17.5 miles, 28.1 km, direction N)

Rising stark against the vast Norfolk skyline, the sight of Wymondham Abbey is at once both intriguing and eye-catching. It is.....

Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Suffolk

Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich (2 Pictures)

(17.5 miles, 28.2 km, direction S)

This stunning red brick Elizabethan house was built in 1548 for a wealthy merchant with cultural leanings, therefore it is.....

Sutton Hoo Exhibition

Sutton Hoo (21 Pictures)

(17.5 miles, 28.2 km, direction SE)

Sutton Hoo can be found amongst the marshy creeks and reedy rivers of Suffolk. It is perhaps most famous as the setting of one.....

Bury St Edmunds - The beautiful Abbey Gardens and St Edmundsbury Cathedral

St Edmundsbury Cathedral (13 Pictures)

(19.0 miles, 30.6 km, direction W)

Started in 1503, and now complete after over 500 years (2005) with the addition of a central tower...

Leiston Abbey

Leiston Abbey (14 Pictures)

(19.3 miles, 31.1 km, direction E)

These are the evocative remains of an abbey founded when the order of the land was God first, followed by King and country. The.....

Lavenham Guildhall. Lavenham, Suffolk

Lavenham Guildhall (5 Pictures)

(20.9 miles, 33.6 km, direction SW)

Built by Corpus Christi, Lavenham's Guildhall is a magnificent 16th century timber-framed tudor building, now maintained by The.....


All attractions in Eye
All attractions in Suffolk
Complete A to Z of attractions in England

Hotels & Accommodation in Eye

Eye Hotels  Eye Cottages  Eye Bed & Breakfast

Fig Tree Cottage in Eye, Suffolk, England

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....
More info and book online..

Lavinia'S Cottage in Eye, Suffolk, England

Lavinia'S Cottage

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

Oaklawn Cottage in Eye, Suffolk, England

Oaklawn Cottage

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...
More info and book online..  Price from £122.00

The Oaksmere Hotel in Eye, Suffolk, England4 stars

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...
More info and book online..  Price from £79.00

The Stables in Occold, Suffolk, England

The Stables

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...
More info and book online..  Price from £109.00

The Old Cow Shed in Occold, Suffolk, England

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...
More info and book online..  Price from £110.00

Bulls Hall in Occold, Suffolk, England

Bulls Hall

Occold, Suffolk, England (2.5 miles, 4.0 km, direction SE)
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...
More info and book online..  Price from £80.00


All Accommodation in Eye..

Eye Reviews

See all Eye reviews..

Please login to make a review

Nearby travel help

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)