When the sun is shining Southwold beach is a good place to be for a sniff of sea air, a play in the sand, and a dabble in the surf. If the air starts to chill then you are just minutes away from the town and a handy tea room.

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[ Website ] The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds works for wildlife as well as birds. This page details reserve opening times, admission charges and contact information. Shop and tea room open to the public. Free car park. Located on the coast south of Dunwich,near Westleton. Grid Ref: TM474672.
[ Website ] A collection of walks varying in length which link rail stations along the East Suffolk Line (Ipswich to Lowestoft).
[ Website ] The Halesworth Art Gallery Association (founded 1966) occupies part of the lovely almshouses building in Steeple End by St.Mary's Church. Exhibitions. Art for Sale.
[ Website ] On B1117 at Walpole near Halesworth. With the appearance of a Suffolk farmhouse (albeit one with gravestones outside!) Walpole Chapel is Listed Grade II* and has great character. Historic interior with wonderful serene atmosphere. Now in the care of the Historic Chapels Trust. See website for opening times and details of events held here.
[ Website ] The Cut has been created from an old maltings building, close to the centre of Halesworth, and is now the home of New Cut Arts. A wide variety of theatre, concerts, performance arts and more takes place all year round. Handily located for train and bus services. Tickets can be booked online.
[ Website ] A wide range of top class golf facilities, including pay-and-play, shop etc. Halesworth Golf Club welcomes golfers of all abilities to their lovely 190-acre site.
[ Website ] Informative village-run website for the coastal village of Walberswick, reached by the B1387 from the A12 near Blythburgh or by ferry or foot-bridge from Southwold. Well worth a visit.
[ Website ] 650 acre site jointly owned by Suffolk Wildlife Trust and RSPB. On the coast between Walberswick and Dunwich. Grid ref TM480720.
[ Website ] Dunwich Museum is the perfect history experience for all the family. It tells the amazing story of a city lost to the sea. The museum also provides a research database for scholars and students.
[ Website ] Grid ref TM470770. Suffolk Wildlife Trust Reserve. Information board and car park just off A1095 (the road linking Southwold to A12 by Blythburgh). You may see the wild ponies!
[ Website ] Southwold Museum Website.
[ Website ] Unspoilt Southwold is well worth a visit at any time of year. Stroll along the beach or maybe from the Harbour experience a sea blast trip on Coastal Voyager and view Suffolk from the sea before taking the ferry across the Blyth to visit Walberswick.
[ Website ] Grid ref TM476788. Ancient woodland in the care of Suffolk Wildlife Trust, off B1126 (Southwold to Wangford road). Can be muddy underfoot. Limited parking.
[ Website ] These take place at the Southwold Model Yacht Pond (opposite Pier).
[ Website ] Community Open Space and Heritage Area. Largest UK Millennium Green! Features in the longer circular walk on this Halesworth website. Work party volunteers welcome!

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Some Favourite Websites For August 2019:

Michael BullenWalberswick based watercolourist and Artist

Watercolours are a moment in time with all the depth, light and simplicity of a haiku and just as elusive. Michael's paintings and prints can be viewed at his Studio overlooking The Market Square in Halesworth.

Chris Doyle PhotographyBeautiful Photos of local recent horse riding events

View extensive online galleries of recent horse shows, show jumping, cross country and other events as well as galleries of racing dogs and wildlife. Prints are available to order online.

Green Haven HolidaysCaravan and Camping Site near Halesworth

Stuart and Katherine have enthusiastically established their campsite in the village of Rumburgh just north of Halesworth. From the outset they were keen that this would be an eco-friendly business. Village CAMRA pub close by. Re-opened on 1st May for the 2015 season.

Golden Light EssencesA Gift of Transformation

Golden Light Essences comprise a range of flower and vibrational essences. These flower essences have been created to help us to understand and transform the negative beliefs we have about ourselves, and our world.

Poachers CottagePoacher's Cottage, Halesworth - Charming self-catering accommodation for three (plus cot) with beach hut option

A welcoming and charming one-bedroomed cottage, with space for a cot. Additional single sofa-bed. Highchair available. This cosy cottage is in a Conservation Area in a street of other interesting period cottages, yet countryside walks start opposite the front door. Stroll to the Market Place and the pedestrianised Thoroughfare. Just ten miles to the coast at Southwold where you have the option of renting a beach hut which is in the same ownership.