Woodbridge is a market town on the edge of the River Deben. Featuring the historic Tide Mill, wonderful river walks, boating and watersport opportunities, numerous independent shops and boutiques, a plethora of places to eat and drink, Woodbridge is a bustling Suffolk town well worth a visit. On the opposite bank of the river Deben you will find Sutton Hoo, a renowned archaeological Anglo-Saxon burial site with a visitor centre. Recently refurbished, Deben Pool offers swimming facilities for all the family and the Riverside features a cinema and restaurant. Nearby, just down the road in Melton, Ufford Park is the perfect place to get pampered for an afternoon with its in-house spa. It also boasts an award winning 120 acre, 18 hole golf course set in undulating parkland, crazy golf and a driving range – something for all the family. 

What to do

To get the most out of your visit to Woodbridge town centre, we’ve selected some of the most popular things to do whilst you’re there.


Make the most of the riverside setting

Whether its a quiet stroll along the riverbank or a splash into the river itself, you have to make the most of this beautiful riverside setting. The Tide Mill is worth a visit (see more by clicking below), but for the more active amoung you, you may wish to hire a kayak and get a little wet!


In this historic market town

Woodbridge Town Council runs a weekly market outside the Shire Hall on the Market Square every Thursday from 8.00 a.m. Woodbridge also offers an extensive range of independent boutiques selling giftware, clothing, artisan foods, art, homeware, books and more. The Farmer’s market takes place on the second and fourth Saturday of every month from 9am to 12:30pm.


Visit ‘The Riverside‘ in Woodbridge

The Riverside offers live performance, live music and cinema throughout the year. For an up to date programme of events, please visit their website by clicking the button below. You can also eat pre-show in their restaurant and enjoy a beverage.


This bustling market town is bursting with delicious dining opportunities. From pubs, to artisan bakeries, fine dining restaurants, takeaways and snack bars there is no shortage of choice and you’ll be sure to find something to suit every palette. We’ve highlighted a few of our favourites on the map.

The Crown at Woodbridge

The Table

Honey & Harvey

The Cooks Shed

The Kings Head

The Anchor

The Galley

The Riverside