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Welcome to the website for the village of Bruisyard in Suffolk

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Bruisyard is a small rural village with a population of about 175 set in beautiful and tranquil countryside by the River Alde in East Suffolk. The village is noted for the beautiful Grade 1 listed church of St Peter's which has a round tower dating from Saxon times, and for Bruisyard Hall which was the Abbey of the Order of the Poor Clares until the reformation when an Elizabethan Manor House was built on the site. Bruisyard is also known as the setting for the novel 'Joseph and His Brethren' by H.W.Freeman first published in 1928.

We very much hope you enjoy visiting this site - and find the time to visit this beautiful village.

Photos of Bruisyard
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Go to 'What's On' for the latest information on forthcoming events and activities in Bruisyard and surrounding villages.


Go to 'Village Hall' for information on hire charges and bookings, and for information on the project  to build the hall which was opened in 2010.


Click on 'Newsletter'  to download the Bruisyard Newsletter for Oct/Nov 2017.


Please Contact Us if you need any further information.


For the Bruisyard Young People website.


For local voluntary and community groups serving the Saxmundham area, visit the Saxmundham Community website.



Latest News


Better Broadband for Suffolk - Roll out in our area


Representatives from Bruisyard, Cransford and Sweffling met with the BB4S programme director on Monday 24 April 2017. The outline deployment map was presented at the meeting. In summary, premises in Bruisyard will be connected to high speed broadband from March 2018 and Bruisyard Street from September 2018. The broadband street cabinet for Bruisyard will be located on Church Road and for Bruisyard Street the cabinet will be close to the junction of Low Road and Bruisyard Road. Please contact David Smith if you want further information.


The notes of the previous meetings with BB4S;

Download the Notes of the meeting - 19 February 2014.

Download the Notes of the meeting - 22 January 2015.



Latest police notice


Please note the latest police notices on the Neighbourhood Watch page.


Over the past few weeks and months there has been a growing number of burglaries in the area. Please lock your house securely and let neighbours know if you are going to be away. To keep the area safe and free from crime, please keep watchful at all times and report any suspicious activity to the police immediately. To help catch the criminals, make a note of any suspicious vehicles ie. make/colour, registration number, and any description of the people involved. We can all help each other and bring the perpetrators to justice as quickly as possible. Thank you.


If you need immediate police assistance always dial 999. You should dial 999 when life is threatened or people are injured, or if there is a crime in progress or an immediate police response is necessary. In other cases, dial 101. 

Latest weather forecast


Updated Thursday, October 19, 2017 2:00 AM
14°CHigh: 15°C
Low: 14°C
Wind: 9 km/h kph
Humidity: 98%
Mostly Cloudy
17° / 13°
Light Rain
15° / 12°
Partly Sunny
15° / 
Mostly Cloudy
12° / 10°
MSN Weather


Click here for a detailed weather forecast for Bruisyard.