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The Swan at Lavenham

The Swan has been a focal point of Lavenham’s landscape for hundreds of years. And the years have left a lasting legacy on this remarkable Suffolk village.

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The Swan Hotel and Spa, Lavenham

As soon as we pass the mass of black beams and wonky leaded windows, it is clear that The Swan Hotel and Spa is still dripping with its 15th-century origins

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The Angel Hotel, Bury St Edmunds

Bag a room at the front of the Angel Hotel, in Bury St Edmunds, and you will be looking out over a huge cobbled square that has changed little for many centuries, certainly since the arrival of the railways in 1846 ended its role as one of the key coaching inns between London and East Anglia.

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Bedford Lodge Hotel and Spa

Newmarket. The ancestral home of British horseracing is a perfect backdrop to the Bedford Lodge Hotel and Spa. As if on cue, expertly-groomed thoroughbred racehorses canter past my bedroom window exercising around the adjacent paddocks and training stables.

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