Brandon is a small town in the English county of Suffolk with an estimated population of just over 9,500. Brandon has a small market every Thursday and Saturday in addition to the number of small, independent shops and national businesses in the town.
Brandon in Suffolk now shares its name with towns in Lincolnshire, Durham and Warwickshire. According to the Eilert Ekwall in the Oxford Dictionary of English Place Names, the origin of the name is "Brandon, usually 'hill where broom grows'".
Surrounded by acres of forest, Brandon has a fascinating history that dates back hundreds of years, a time when Brandon was known as Brandon Ferry and the High Street was Ferry Street. You can read more on the history of Brandon on our brief history page.
Brandon is located in the Breckland area of East Anglia on the border of Suffolk and Norfolk. It is close to the major town of Ipswich and city of Norwich, Brandon is easily accessible by bus and train. The Google™ map below shows the location of Brandon, Suffolk.
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