The English market town of Saxmundham is located within the county of Suffolk. This small market town is located within a valley on the banks of the River Fromus. The town of Saxmundham is located about eighteen miles to the north east of Ipswich and also about five miles to the west of Sizewell. The town of Saxmundham is located on the edge of he bypass that is known as the A12. There is a railway station with the town and it is located on the main railway line that serves East Suffolk.
The town is thought to date back to the time of the Saxons when the name would have translated into Seizmonds Home. The earliest records of the existence of the town of Saxmunham are in the Domesday Book that dates back to 1086. The reference in the Domesday Book also mentioned that the town had three churches. The town has had the market charters since 1272 Ad and the market tradition still carries on today.
Over the years the town of Saxmundham has been home to some famous residents, which includes the television direct, who was known as Sam Miller and also the schoolmaster and painter that was known as Hamlet Watling.
The town of Saxmundham is located within the heart if the heritage coast of Suffolk. The town is very popular with tourist as it is a perfect base for visiting the other attractions that are within the local area. There is a very good selection of shops within the town of Saxmundham.