The attractive small village of Market Weston lies alongside the B1111 in North Suffolk.
Its historical roots go back to Domesday. A market charter was granted in 1263.
The Parish Church, dedicated to St Mary, is surrounded by a well-kept churchyard that also contains the polished granite war memorial.
The small village hall, which was originally the primary school, now looks onto the Village Sign, which was unveiled in 1990.
A village green which was opened in 2005, is just behind the village hall; covering an area of two-and-a-half acres it contain the following;
A kick-about area, play mounds, wood sculptures, a trim-trail and picnic benches, which are all within easy reach of the circular wheel-chair friendly path, which has disabled access. Bird, bat boxes and wildflower areas complete the picture.
Market Weston Fen, owned by Suffolk Wildlife Trust, is situated on the edge of the village, and is renowned, both nationally and internationally for its wildlife. One hundred and fifty different flowering plants have been recorded along with two hundred species of moths, twenty species of butterfly and SWT have recorded over fifty different species of birds. Small wonder this fen has been described as being 'a classic example of just how rich a valley fen can be'.
The Mill Inn public house sells, among other fine ales, the award winning Old Chimneys beers, which have been brewed in this village since 1995. Mostly named after endangered local species, the beers enjoy names like Great Raft Bitter, Golden Pheasant and Hairy Canary.
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