Attractions

Attractions in and around Bungay

Earsham Wetland Centre

Earsham has been home to a collection of native wildlife and rare breed farm animals since 1976. The reserve is home to a wide variety of wild animals that live on the scrapes and amongst the wildflowers that surround the paddocks. Mallard, Gadwall, Shoveler, Teal and Shelduck can usually be found dabbling in the shallow…

St Mary’s Church, Bungay

A redundant Anglian church in the centre of the town. Built as a church to the adjacent Benedictine priory, the Grade 1 church & priory ruins have a fascinating history. Whilst the Domesday Survey records a church on the site, it is thought that the main part of the present church dates from the 14th-15th…

Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum

Located around 3 miles from Bungay, the Museum houses around 65 aircraft (including cockpits); a large inside display, as well as buildings showing the history of other aviation related organisations- such as the Royal Observer Corps No. 6 Group, the 446th (H) Bomb Group USAAF, RAF Bomber Command, RAF Air-Sea Rescue & Coastal Command.Very interesting…

The Fisher Theatre

Bungay’s very own Theatre – This Georgian theatre is at the heart of the community, and provides  a broad programme of arts events- plays, live streams, films, concerts and exhibitions and has won a number of awards. The running costs of the building, productions, staffing and maintenance are met solely from income generated by the…

St Mary Church Flixton

There has been a church at Flixton since around 700, but the St Mary we see today was rebuilt in 1861 paid for by Hugh Adair, Lord Waveney-the owner of Flixton Hall. The original church steadily fell into disrepair after the Black Death in 1349. There is still much discussion over the helm roof-of which…

Bungay Common

Known as Outney or Bungay Common, it extends to about 400 acres and is naturally divided into The Lows, which forms about half the area, and comprises low lying grazing land bordering the River Waveney, and The Hards, the higher ground in the centre which contains an 18 hole Golf Course, and an area designated…