Media pack

Essential Suffolk is the glossy lifestyle magazine celebrating life our county - a showcase for the ultimate in good living from homes, fashion and jewellery to art, theatre, food and drink. We publish six issues a year and each time a free, though priceless, copy of the magazine is distributed to more than 6,000 of the best homes in Suffolk via Royal Mail. The select distribution list is unique and unrivalled. Every copy has been individually targeted to end up in the hands of the county’s elite or in homes that we have calculated have above average levels of disposable income. In choosing homes their market value, location and condition were all considered with each road within the distribution area individually visited. Further copies of Essential Suffolk are also distributed to selected venues including top end hotels, selected waiting areas and the like. From our research the readers of Essential Suffolk are successful, affluent, active consumers, socially mobile, community focussed and Suffolk centric.

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Advertising deadlines

PUBLICATION BOOKING DEADLINE COPY DEADLINE DISTRIBUTION
March & April 3 February 10 February 26 February
May & June 1 April 8 April 28 April
July & August 3 June 10 June 26 June
September & October 17 July 24 July 27 July
November & December 5 October 12 October 28 October
January & February (2021) 1 December 8 December 29 December

Advertising rates

Single issue Up to 4 issues 6 issues
Standard Advertisement
Double Page Spread £1,950 £1,125 £800
Full Page £1,200 £750 £575
Half Page £660 £415 £320
Quarter Page £365 £225 £175
Directory (double tile) N/A £70 £50
Directory (single tile) N/A £35 £25
Special Positions
Inside Front Cover £1,450 £995 £795
Page 3 £1,450 £995 £795
Inside Back Cover £1,350 £945 £745
Back Page £1,550 £1,085 £855
Editorial (as part of schedule)
Dining Review N/A N/A £400
Short Break N/A N/A £400
Pub walks with Darcy N/A N/A £320
Recipe N/A N/A £275
Business Profile (DPS) N/A N/A £800
Business Profile (Single) N/A N/A £675
Professional Pages
Half Page N/A N/A £250
Full page N/A N/A £450
Food Gallery
1/6 page set style N/A £70 £50

All rates are per insert and +VAT. All series and editorial rates are net of any agency discounts.


Advertising sizes

Full Page with bleed 303mm x 216mm
Full Page 264mm x 179mm
Half Page (landscape) 128mm x 179mm
Half Page (portrait) 259mm x 88mm
Quarter Page 128mm x 88mm
Large Directory tile 118mm x 58mm
Small Directory tile 55mm x 58mm