Best Markets in Norfolk and Suffolk
Rife with market towns, it makes sense that Norfolk and Suffolk have some of the best markets around. From Norfolk’s capital of Norwich to Suffolk favourite Bury St Edmunds, there’s plenty of stalls to shop and explore which sell a selection of goods, from pet supplies to fresh meat and fish and all that comes in between, why not take a look? Read on for the best markets in Norfolk and Suffolk!
Acle Farmer’s Market
With lots of local produce, the Acle Farmer’s Market takes place in the Church Hall on the second Saturday of each month, between 9:00am and 12:30pm. With profits from the market going towards the local church funds, this small market offers a selection of local goods, from jam and marmalade to sausages and vegetables. You can also pick up crafts and some fresh cakes, too. One of the best markets in Norfolk and Suffolk!
Open Monday and Friday between 9 and 5 only, Aylsham market has a selection of food stalls, plant stalls, household goods, pet food, fashion stalls and specialist stalls! With more than 20 stalls on a Monday and more than 10 on a Friday, this small market is worth a look.
Great Yarmouth Market
Taking place on Wednesday and Saturday throughout the year, with Fridays between Whitsun and the end of October, Great Yarmouth Market is in the heart of Great Yarmouth. Having been a market town since the early 1th century, this historic market place still covers an area of around 5400 metres. You can pick up jewellery, tools, toys, games, clothing, pet goods, hot food and more! Why not take a stroll through this lovely seaside market? Undoubtedly one of the best markets in Norfolk and Suffolk.
One of the oldest and largest outdoor markets in the country, Norwich Market boasts 189 stalls which trade 6 days a week with the exception of Sunday (some are open on Sundays). Conveniently located in the heart of the city, on Gentleman’s Walk, the market is in a good location for a day of shopping! Surrounded by the likes of Jarrold’s, the Arcade and more, why not take a look at what the stalls have to offer? From clothing and footwear to fresh food, jewellery and watch repairs to fabrics and crafts, there’s lots to browse! The market even has some pop-up stalls. Unquestionably one of the best markets in Norfolk and Suffolk.
Bury St Edmunds Market
This weekly street market is one of the most successful traditional street markets in the country, with one of the longest histories, dating back to the time before William the Conqueror. With their ‘provisions’ market taking place on Wednesdays and Saturdays, with over 80 stalls on Saturdays, the market sells a selection of goods. From fruit and veg to clothes and fabric, hardware to pet food, flowers to seafood and more, the market is definitely one to check out.
This delightful market town puts on 2 market days each week, on Market Hill where the town has held markets since the early 1200s. On Tuesdays and Saturdays, the market features a variety of stalls, from fresh bread to fresh fish, as well as crafts, fruit and veg, flowers, and more!
Naturally, Stowmarket has a wonderful market! Their bi-weekley street market has a selection of stalls selling value-for-money food, from meat and fish to fruit and vegetables as well as eggs, flowers and more! You can also browse greeting cards, household goods, and more, including clothing and pet supplies! The market also serves hot food, so you can grab a bite to eat and carry on bargain-hunting!
Woodbridge Farmer’s Market
The Woodbridge Farmer’s Market takes place once a month between 9:00am and 12.30pm at the Woodbridge Community Hall. From fruits to herbs, genuine Syrian falafel to delicious cakes and tarts, and delicious meat to cheese, the Woodbridge Farmer’s market has a great variety to choose from!
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Last reviewed 18 August 2017. Photo of women shopping in Great Yarmouth by Kieron Tovell, courtesy of Great Yarmouth Borough Council.