Summer sunshine on Southwold's iconic lighthouse. On selected dates this month you can climb to the top and see the view. Glorious! Come and visit Southwold and area for get-away-from-it-all holidays which centre around the sea, beach and countryside

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BlythWeb - Tourism, Accommodation, Business & Community
Your guide to north-east Suffolk

Blythweb - Your guide to tourism and business around North East Suffolk

Holly Tree Cottage
Holly Tree Cottage, Self Catering Accommodation

NEW!
View our Blythweb Self Catering Custom Search facility.

Our clickable location maps show lots of Self Catering cottages and bed and breakfasts places around the Blyth Valley. Some locations are in beautiful Suffolk countryside and some in villages or a town setting. There are detailed maps for Southwold and Walberswick which are both on the Suffolk Heritage Coast.

What’s On – August sees more open days at the Southwold Railway Steamworks project and the Southwold summer theatre is in full swing, but the season of regattas at the Southwold Yacht Pond come to a close on 23rd. Take Summer Tea at Walpole Old Chapel (13th) or browse Halesworth's annual Antiques Market (27th). In Walberswick climb the church tower and see the view (12th and 19th, for over 12s only) or come along to their village fete (26th). Lots of other events this month too.

See our Blythweb Calendar for more information - you can tick subject options to find just what interests you and also filter by area or organisation. Come and enjoy!

Blythburgh Church
Blythburgh History Notes

Read a fascinating report of the intricate history of the local village of Blythburgh, famed for its large church often referred to as the "Cathedral of the Marshes", on the river Blyth between the village of Wenhaston and coastal town of Southwold.

This, plus other Blythweb Reports can be found on our Featured Reports page.

Spring Dawn Chorus
Bickers Heath Wenhaston

May is a wonderful time in Suffolk and the morning serenade from the birds especially so!

You can download a six minute MP3 of the Dawn Chorus recorded in the middle of Wenhaston at 4:30am on 6th of May.

Listen to the Dawn Chorus (1mb).

Some Favourite Websites For August 2017:

Halesworth Arts FestivalThe Sixteenth Festival takes place 7-22 October 2017 - online booking open now!

Another marvellous selection of musicians, entertainers, and more. Book at least three qualifying events and receive 15% discount. Why not build a short break in Halesworth or area around an event or two? Come and enjoy!

The Southwold Railway TrustOpen days at the Southwold Railway Steamworks project

The Southwold Railway was a 3-foot gauge line running between Halesworth and Southwold, a distance of almost 9 miles. Opened in 1879 and closed in 1929, it is remembered for its tall-chimneyed steam engines. The Steamworks project aims to restore this line.

AvocetSelf-catering three-bedroomed detached family house in quiet area with views to Southwold

Detached house in own gardens facing Southwold over the creek that divides Southwold from Reydon. Views to lighthouse, water towers, church. Parking. WiFi. One well-behaved dog considered.

Rookyard Cottage, HoltonEco-friendly self-catering cottage near Halesworth with private heated indoor swimming pool available

Set in over two acres Valley Farm offers two self-catering cottages, Rookyard Cottage and Swallow Barn, both with eco-friendly features and each sleeping up to four people + cot. Rated AA 4 Stars. WiFi. Private heated indoor swimming pool available. Ten miles from seaside at Southwold. Pets not accepted.

Lamorna CottageAffordable three-bedroomed self-catering cottage in Reydon near Southwold

An end-terrace cottage offering accommodation for up to five in quiet residential street. Garden plus shed for cycles. Close to village shops. 15 minutes walk to the sea. Open fire in Living Room. Radio, board games, puzzles and books but no TV. Sorry, no pets.