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 that is believed to date 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.

Bruisyard is listed as 'Buresiart' in the Domesday Book completed in 1086.

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


A COVID-19 mobile testing unit  is operating on Thursdays and Sundays between 10am and 3pm. The unit is operated by a small military team and is at the Framlingham College Sports and Fitness Centre car park offering drive-through testing. Further information is on the Suffolk County Council COVID-19 testing website.


Council and Police and Crime Commissioner elections - Thurs 6 May

There will be an election for County and District Councillors and for the Police and Crime Commissioner on Thursday 6 May. To download the notices; Election of County Councillors, Police and Crime Commissioner, Notice of Election addresses, District Councillors.

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