Public transport in Suffolk: www.suffolkonboard.com
The centre of Westerfield village (by the church) is ½ mile from the station. Westerfield is mostly served by trains to and from Felixstowe, note that these use the southern platform in both directions. The northern platform is used only by trains to Woodbridge and Lowestoft.
The historic moated manor house, Helmingham Hall, has spectacular gardens with extensive borders,
a knot garden, rose garden, orchard, walled kitchen garden and views of the surrounding deer park. Tearoom.
Tel. 01473 890799.
Open May-mid Sep, TWTh (also Sun but no bus) 1200-1700. The house is not open.
Bus 119 to entrance, look for the lodges and gates on the left a few minutes after Ashbocking. 14 minutes journey, M-S infrequent. Operated by Ipswich Buses. These buses also operate from Ipswich Old Cattle Market Bus Station.
A magnificent example of a late 12th century castle with imposing stone walls and
crenellated towers. An exhibition tells the story of the Castle. Wall-walk with
spectacular views. Museum of local history. Tel. 01728 724189.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1000-1800 (1700 in Oct). Nov-Mar, SSu 1000-1600.
Bus 118/119 to Framlingham, 36 minutes journey. M-S about every 1½ hours. Return buses depart from different stops: 118 from Bridge Street, 119 from White Horse. Operated by Ipswich Buses. These buses also operate from Ipswich Old Cattle Market Bus Station.