Back in the 19th century Yoxford was
the place where the coaches stopped on their way between
London and Great
Yarmouth. Its good location, slightly off the A12
makes it a good holiday destination for visiting the
coast at Dunwich and the
Nature Reserve at Westleton.
In the church is the tomb of Lady Katherine Grey, sister to Lady Jane Grey the nine day Queen of England. Katherine Grey was imprisoned at Cockfield Hall in 1567 to recover from her privations in the Tower of London but died shortly after her arrival and was buried in the Cockfield Chapel in the church at Yoxford. Learn the full story in Yesterdays.
The village has a number of pubs/inns
and a variety of shops. Satis House is an 18th century
hotel with a restaurant where all the food wherever
possible is both locally sourced and seasonal. Satis
House is mentioned in Great Expectations - Charles
Dickens " Satis House" said Pip, "that's a curious
name". "It's Greek, Latin or Hebrew, may be all three,
for enough" she replied. "It means that whoever stays in
the house could wish for nothing more".