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About The Area
About The Area

Area Information


SOUTHWOLD is a beautiful and historic coastal town located at the mouth of the river Blyth on the East Suffolk Heritage Coast and lies in an area designated as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town is famous for it's beach, lighthouse, pier, parish church (considered as one of the finest in Suffolk), and as teh home of Adnams brewery. Southwold has a range of high street shops which cater for all day to day needs and golfing and sailing clubs. Transport connections can be found at the main A12 road (about 4 miles) which runs directly to London and connects with the M25 and at Darsham there is a railway station with a regular through service to London (Liverpool Street).

Southwold offers easy access to the East Suffolk Heritage Coast area which offers a wide range of walks and cycle routes and for bird watchers there is the RSPB bird sanctuary at Minsmere. Popular coastal villages are Walberswick, Westleton and Dunwich and further to the south is Aldeburgh, home to the internationally famous Aldeburgh Music Festival with a range of concerts being held at Snape Malting complex.