Southwold

A charming north Suffolk seaside town

Southwold is a pretty unspoilt seaside town situated on the Suffolk Heritage Coast. It has a beautiful long sandy beach which is adorned by colourful beach huts, a working lighthouse, harbour and stylish pier. The unique town consists mainly of Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian properties and has lovely open green areas.

Shops range from a quality butchers, greengrocers, delicatessen to chic boutique shops and art galleries. Fresh fish can be purchased from the huts at the harbour. There is a good choice of hotels and restaurants and local pubs which sell the locally brewed Adnams Ales. The area is great for walking or cycling with miles of footpaths and quiet roads and tracks to cycle along. There are a couple of cycle hire shops in Southwold which stock bikes of all sizes. Southwold also has it's own golf course and tennis courts.

Children will enjoy taking the hand rowed ferryboat from the harbour across to the pretty village of Walberswick and practising their crabbing skills whilst the grown ups will appreciate the areas wealth of pubs and restaurants!

Where to stay in Southwold

The Creek House is a beautifully renovated contemporary large detached house sleeping up to 12 people. It offers spacious and stylish five bedroomed accommodation with superb panoramic views across fields and Buss Creek towards the beautiful seaside town of Southwold.

The East Anglia / Suffolk region

Suffolk offers beautiful beaches and countryside, a laid back pace of life with high quality local produce and fascinating local history. Close to the Broads and 2½ hours drive from London and the Midlands, Suffolk remains unspoilt and offers a warm welcome to visitors from the UK and abroad.

Suffolk is England's easternmost county, and one of the most important agricultural areas in the country. Despite being only 2½ hours from London Suffolk is unspoilt with a culture and history that goes from the renowned Anglo Saxon burial mounds at Sutton Hoo to John Constables wonderful landscapes and Benjamin Britten's music.