West Stow Country Park, Icklingham Road, WEST STOW, Bury St Edmunds, IP28 6HG
Located in the 125-acre West Stow Country Park with a river, a lake, woodland and heath, plus many trails and paths and children's play areas, this interesting centre on the site of an excavated pagan Anglo-Saxon settlement makes a fine day out. The village is a reconstruction of the settlement, which dates from around ad 420-650. There are seven buildings on the site, including the Anglo-Saxon Centre displaying some of the finds, such as tools and pots, unearthed here. The visitor centre houses a west Suffolk archaeology exhibition. A full programme of special events runs throughout the year.
Tel: 01284 728718
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Season ticket: £9 (ch £6, concessions £7). Family (5 people) £30. Day ticket (ch & concessions £3). Family (5 people) £15
Open all year, daily 10-5 (last entry 4, winter 3.30) except Xmas period
Average visit 3hrs
Dogs not allowed in Anglo Saxon village or visitor centre
Assist dogs allowed all areas.
Ramps & paths to visitor centre, museum, cafe & shop
Off A1101, 7m NW of Bury St Edmunds. Follow brown tourist signs