Hoxne Treasures Walking Trail, Suffolk
Published: Monday 25th Nov 2013
Written by: Suffolk Secrets Team
Hoxne near Eye in the heart of Suffolk is a picturesque village with a fascinating and ancient history. It is in fact the site of one of the largest hoards of Roman treasure ever discovered in the United Kingdom. Legend also claims that Hoxne is where St Edmund was martyred.
Hoxne and the surrounding countryside is perhaps best discovered on foot and a fascinating walking trail entitled Hoxne In the Footsteps of a Saint and a Philanthropist, highlights landmarks of historical and geographical interest.
The trail passes the Swan Inn – a beautiful timber-framed building dating back to the 16th Century. The trail also highlights Hoxne’s Church of St Peter and St Paul which was once the seat of the Late Saxon and medieval bishops of East Anglia.
If you haven’t yet discovered this beautiful part of Suffolk, it is a wonderful destination for a holiday or short break. The Pottage situated in the heart of Hoxne village, is a wonderful property sleeping 4 people and is the perfect base for discovering Hoxne's ancient past.