For centuries, Market Hill with four sides of shops surrounding the Shire Hall was the nucleus of the town and here you will find an attractive cluster of independent shops and tempting eating places.
Did you know that built into Shire Hall are two historic gaol cells, see if you can spot them.
Nestled amongst the medieval buildings overlooking the historic Market Square is a unique, serene gem haven. Here you can browse a stunning jewellery and pearl collection, the perfect solution
for a special gift or perhaps
Owner, Susannah Chenevix-Trench a designer and qualified Gemmologist with over 20 years’ experience, has style and flair which are evident throughout the shop. With an enviable reputation in bespoke commissions, Susannah’s specialist field is re-design work - transforming perhaps unfashionable but sentimental
family jewellery into coveted future heirlooms. Browse in our shop or talk to
Susannah about creating a very special piece of jewellery.
You can discover more about Thomas Seckford and other famous townsfolk at Woodbridge Museum, which also records the finds at the nearby Anglo Saxon ship burial site Sutton Hoo.
“What a lovely shop” is a frequent customer comment when going into Blue Bay. Established over ten years ago by owner Alison Cook, Blue Bay offers the best in women’s casual flair from Brittany’s nautical coast.
Main brands include Mat de Misaine, St James and Armorlux. These have beautiful colourful fabrics of quality, including Liberty print blouses. As an experienced buyer, Alison brings to Market Hill some of the latest and best in women’s Breton casual clothing for every season.
We are a boutique store with different departments; ladies denim and casual wear, shoes and bags, fragrances and candles, jewellery, evening and occasion wear, and menswear. We pride ourselves in our personal customer service, we love to give our customers lots of time to experiment and help them look and feel fabulous. We source gorgeous designer brands that are amazing quality and fabulous to wear, we’re often the first to introduce new brands to the UK, and we have all the accessories to make complete outfits very special.
We have 3 branches, 6-8 Market Hill Woodbridge suffolk, 26-28 Church Street Saffron Walden Cambridge Essex borders, and our newest branch 87, Crouch Street Colchester. For information call Woodbridge 01394 384723.
One of the town’s leading restauranteurs, a great personality and menu await those that venture into this haven of
anglo-Turkish fusion. People often wonder how to pronounce Uğur’s name, as there’s a upside-down hat on the letter. This makes it a soft or silent g so Uğur is actually pronounced “Oo-wer”. Think of Matron in the Carry On movies and you’re on the
Woodbridge Violins restores and repairs stringed instruments and supplies quality violins, violas, cellos to suit every type of player from virtuoso to absolute beginner.
The King’s Head, a 15th century pub sits at the top of Market Hill and serves a classic pub menu. Also available is the Mutt’s Menu a treat for a hungry dog after a walk along the river