Again better by car, but train to Saxmundham (two hours from Liverpool St) and taxi (6 miles) possible.
Eat at the Lighthouse (serves til late) with its friendly eccentric foodie owner, often amusingly sozzled by the end of the evening.
However, in a major act of cultural vandalism, the interior decorations of the Queen's Apartments have been ripped out and replaced with a display of third-rate naval paintings.
Whitstable, Kent - fishing village famed for its seafood. Stay at The Captain's House (a fisherman's cottage converted into a B & B 01227 275 156 - often booked up) or The Continental Hotel 10227 280280 - try to get one of the converted fishermen's huts if possible.
Whitstable is also good for a daytrip to sample the food. This once thriving village has lost most of its life to yuppie weekenders and bankers with huge undeserved bonuses and the Royal Oak is now the only place to stay, but the village has gained in picturesqueness and tranquility.
the arches that take trains out to Greenwich were originally built in the 1840s, and the section between Deptford and Bermondsey Spa (no longer a station) is the world's oldest.
Landmarks here include the Cutty Sark (not worth going inside), the Maritime Museum (see Museums) the old Naval Academy - recently restored, the splendid Painted Hall of the Naval Academy, recently sold to a polytechnic which became 'Greenwich University' - the beautiful buildings belie a bad academic reputation.