Shopping/leisure

Our village hosts leisure and entertainment activities for the local community, held at a variety of village venues, pubs, churches, the market square and some residential properties too.

Take a look at our village-wide events calendar to find out about what’s going on in the village, including children’s groups and activities, church services and various fitness classes that run throughout the village.

There’s plenty to do outdoors too, with two children’s playgrounds, sports field, skate park, tennis courts, nature reserve and footpaths.

We have a number of local businesses and shops that operate here too. Scroll down to find out more.

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Get involved

Many groups and societies run in the village, including fitness, children’s activities and community initiatives.

Pubs

One village. Three pubs!

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Shops

A grocery store, bike shop, monthly indoor market, plus regular pop-up shops.

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Playgrounds/parks

Bildeston has two children’s playgrounds, a skate park and dog exercise park.

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King’s Pightle Nature Reserve

Open to the public all year round and is an important local green space to be used and enjoyed by the local community.

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Leisure/outdoor pursuits

There’s plenty of footpaths to explore the beautiful countryside that surrounds Bildeston, as well as a cycling and running group.

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Mobile library

Suffolk Libraries mobile library visits Bildeston every four weeks.