Last Updated on March 9, 2023
In addition to rolling landscapes, picturesque beaches, and all manner of other attractions that can best be described in majestic terms, Suffolk also boasts a range of independent and boutique shopping spots that are perfect for enjoying a little retail therapy when staying at one of our Barns or Barges for rent. Whether you’re on the lookout for designer brands, expert tailoring, or anything in between, the following destinations will provide you with everything you need to source new additions for your wardrobe:
Trotter & Deane
Putting our best foot forward with the first entry on this list, Trotter & Deane has been suiting and booting Suffolk for the past thirty years. Situated in the heart of Bury St Edmunds, this classic suit shop sources high quality fabrics from across the world and is staffed by a team of skilled tailors. From made to measure suits to luxury knitwear, this is an unmissable spot when holidaying in Suffolk.
O & C Butcher
Priding themselves on delivering a personal and quality service since 1884, O & C Butcher in Aldeburgh offers the very best in men and womenswear. Stocking established brands as well as up and coming names, this is the place to go no matter what time of the year you find yourself in the area. With a selection of fashionable dog accessories, O & C Butcher is the perfect place to visit during a dog friendly holiday in Suffolk.
Bringing together tradition and modern trends, Gun Hill specialises in dressing shoppers in the best pieces from Barbour, Ralph Lauren, Gant, and an assortment of other exciting brands. With a reputation for adding unexpected items and flashes of colour to their collections, a visit to Gun Hill always makes for a real treat.
Based in our home of Woodbridge, Seasalt has its origins in Cornwall and is proud to put these origins on the sleeves of their clothes. Specialising in womenswear, the store stocks everything from dresses to workwear and knitwear. In short, whatever you need in the way of womenswear, Seasalt provides you with all of the options you need.
The place to go for all the latest luxury pieces, Tessuti stocks collections from Boss, Moncler, Tom Ford, and a range of other exciting designers. Based in Ipswich, a shopping spree at Tessuti can be nicely complemented with a stop at any number of outstanding bars and restaurants.
Describing itself as a “little shop of vintage and removable gorgeousness in the heart of Bury St Edmunds”, Bohemia Vintage is an artfully curated store that brings together the very best in vintage clothing. From colourful jackets from the 60s to unique couture items, Bohemia Vintage also stock a selection of very fetching retro homeware.
To explore all of these spots during a holiday, be sure to take a look at the current availability of our Barns and Barges for rent in Suffolk.