Our 50th Anniversary Celebrations!

Well, what a day we had on Saturday! Almost 400 guests attended our 50th celebrations and a great time was had by all. It was wonderful to have so many of you together to mark such a special occasion, it’s not every day a family owned and run business turns 50! A special mention is      Continue Reading »


50 Reasons to Stay at Cakes & Ale this June…

In case you haven’t heard, we’re celebrating our 50th anniversary this year! As a thank you to all of our wonderful customers who have helped us reach this incredible milestone as an award winning, family owned & run Park, we have complied a list of 50 reasons why you should book a stay with us      Continue Reading »


The Queen’s Birthday Fly Past

A large formation of military aircraft will form Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Flypast on 9 June 2018. The Flypast formation will form up at Southwold and route via Ipswich, abeam Colchester, Chelmsford and enter the London City Control Zone south of Stapleford aerodrome; the formation will overfly Buckingham Palace and route via RAF Northolt      Continue Reading »


Exclusive First Look….

The first of our touring field offers will be sent out shortly to those of you who have signed up to our newsletter… but it’s not too late to make sure you hear all about our news, offers and events first! Simply pop your details below to ensure you don’t miss out! We promise not      Continue Reading »


2017 OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Newmarket and Aldeburgh will host the Suffolk stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain on Friday 8 September. Stage Six of Britain’s premier road cycling race will take place entirely within Suffolk, a first for the county, heading east from Newmarket to the finish in the centre of Aldeburgh, on the Suffolk Coast, with      Continue Reading »


2017 Memorial Day Celebrations

The land that the Park is situated on was once part of Leiston Airfield and home to 362nd, 363rd & 364th Fighter Squadrons, 357th Fighter Group and supporting units of the United States Army Air Corps during WWII. The heritage and memory of the land is important to us and to The Friends of Leiston      Continue Reading »


Our exciting but very different arrival!

If you follow us on social media then you may have already seen this but for those who haven’t, it’s pretty exciting! Last month we were lucky enough to be able to take an aerial tour of the Park in a helicopter. It’s not an angle that we get to see the area from ordinarily      Continue Reading »


National Walking Month Offer!

Did you know that May is National Walking Month? With such fantastic scenery and a wonderful locality, Cakes and Ale is the perfect base from which to explore the Suffolk Coast, and for those of you who love to walk, the perfect starting point for a coastal hike! To celebrate National Walking Month, we are      Continue Reading »


We’re working on an exciting project!

Over the past few weeks we have been working hard on an exciting new project! I have been out and about across Suffolk, finding some of the best places and activities that our beautiful county has to offer. Sign up to our newsletter below to be among the first to find out more….. Sign up      Continue Reading »


National Butchers Week

When I realised that National Butchers Week coincided with us having been at the Park for a year, I knew it would be the perfect opportunity to catch up with Chris at our local butchers.   Nichols Family Butchers first opened their doors in 1994, offering locally sourced meats all butchered and prepared on the      Continue Reading »