Needham Market is a market town on the River Gipping.
Public transport in Suffolk: www.suffolkonboard.com
If you plan to book a self-catering cottage in the countryside or a small village check the location carefully and remember to plan your grocery shopping.
Needham Lake was formed from a gravel pit alongside the River Gipping.
It is managed for informal recreation with areas designed to attract wildlife.
A great variety of birds can be seen on and around the lake. Riverside walk.
Information room. Café and picnic area. Tel. 01449 724639.
Open any reasonable time.