Wolves Wood is a woodland near Hadleigh, Suffolk. It is one of 7 ancient woodland areas within Suffolk. A ancient woodland is defined as a site that has been continuously occupied by woodland from the year 1600 or before. The circular woodland walk is about a mile long and is not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs.

Wolves Wood is managed by the RSPB by rotational coppicing and is located six miles from Ipswich railway station, north east of Hadleigh. It is on the A1071, Ipswich Road. The wood has an area of 38.4 hectares and it is part of the Hintlesham Woods biological Site of Special Scientific Interest, and Nature Conservation Review site, Grade I.




Guide Book “The Wild Life of Hadleigh” an illustrated introduction to the local wildlife costs £3.50.

Produced by Wildlife Artist and illustrator Ken Oliver,
in aid of the Friends of Suffolk Libraries available from Hadleigh Library. 




Bird Watching
Wolves Wood Nature Reserve














Hadleigh Jazz Club





Hadleigh Library
29 High Street, Hadleigh IP7 5AG
01473 823778
Open Tuesday to Sunday





Hadleigh Folk Club








Hadleigh Cinema

For details of films see the WHATS ON page calendar or download a leaflet here




Hadleigh Ukulele Group

Hadleigh Ukulele Group meets every first and third Tuesday of the month 7.30pm to 9.30pm in the Meeting Room of Hadleigh United Reformed Church. Visitors are welcome to listen or join-in, free of charge. More information is on our website: hadleighukulelegroup.net



Hadleigh Guildhall

Teas and Tours



Hadleigh’s History / Town Council



Hadleigh Choral Society


Hadleigh Community Choir





Live Music at The George

Adnams Wine Tasting

Clarkes Events
Trevor has been running events in town for many years. In coordination with the town council, he puts on craft fairs, picnics, music events and even lights Christmas up. The popular yard sales have really taken off and his efforts are a great asset in helping promote what he considers; ‘our wonderful town of Hadleigh’.
For more info please visit www.clarkesevents.uk or facebook.com/clarkesevents






Hadleigh Pool & Leisure Centre






Sing & Stretch
Suited to children aged 0 to 5 years.

spirit-fitness2Spirit Fitness Studio is a vibrant and friendly gym in Hadleigh, born out of the belief that exercise should be inclusive and fun for everyone. We base ourselves out of Osborne Hall on Layham road, with the majority of our classes taking place here. We also run classes at Hadleigh Baptist Church, Hadleigh Community Primary School and Whatfeild Village hall. We have an extensive timetable with a wide variety of classes to suit anyone of any fitness level; from beginners to the super fit, from Yoga lovers to weight trainers! We pride ourselves on delivering results driven classes, in a motivational and friendly manner, with our ethos: Join as a member, become a friend! We look forward to welcoming you.

Spirit Fitness Studio
Osborne Hall, Layham Road, Hadleigh, IP7 5NE
Hannah Marshall 07808163455



Personal Trainer









Traditional Hatha Yoga
Suitable for all.
URC Community Room/Mondays 12:30-2pm.
Contact Louise Carpenter
01787 211862 / 07766 488847


Nick Webber – Yoga teacher, Reiki practitioner and Indian head masseur
Mixed ability class currently run on: Wednesday 19:15 to 20:45 at Beaumont School,
Durrant Road, IP7 6GD (during term time). This particular class is suitable for students
new to yoga as well as those with some experience.
Mats are available to those people without their own.
07939 226117 / 01473 824251





Hadleigh Cycling Club



Hadleigh Hares Running Clubhares







Learn, Laugh and Live! There are now over 1000 U3A’s and we have over 260 members. The cost is £12 per year and the General meetings at the URC are to listen to monthly speakers. Membership is open equally to all, the only requirement being that you are no longer in full-time paid employment yet still have your marbles and a healthy interest in the world outside the confines of home and daytime television. Please see our extensive range of activities on the website. This includes our monthly speakers who play to a full house, alongside trips away and a variety of events in Hadleigh. So if any of this sounds like your kind of thing, why not come along to the United Reform Church in Market Place on the second Monday of any month at 2.30 pm, where you will be very welcome. Contact our membership secretary Chris if you would like to know more.

Hadleigh U3A


Walking: There are many beautiful walks in and around Hadleigh, maps are available from The Idler Bookshop on the High Street.

Walking Tours of Hadleigh: Book at the Town Council offices.

Hadleigh Town Council: Produce a Town Guide and other information booklets which are available to download from – hadleigh.onesuffolk.net/events

Kersey and Lindsey Chapel Walk: Travel Writer – 25 years broadcasting and writing about walking tours.



Fishing on the River Brett which runs through Hadleigh.


Hadleigh Bowling Clubbowling
Stone Street, Hadleigh, Suffolk IP7 6DN
Telephone Clubhouse 01473 827968
Secretary Andy King
01473 809399



Hadleigh United Football Club

Hadleigh Rugby Club

Hadleigh Tennis Club

Hadleigh Cricket Club