A Blyth Valley golden misty morning, a sign of the cooler Autumn season. November is often a very pretty month so is a good time to visit this area. Come and sniff the Suffolk air, whether by the sea or in the countryside. Relax and recharge.

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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 November 2019:

8 The Terrace, WalberswickFamily House in Walberswick for Seven, with WiFi. Own Parking

An Edwardian end of terrace self-catering family house sleeping seven, centrally situated in Walberswick, with own parking for two cars plus bicycle storage. Four bedrooms, original features, well-equipped. Just minutes from beach, shop, village green and handy for both village pubs. House available all year with short breaks available out of season.

1 Little Dingle CottagesSelf-catering accommodation for up to twelve people

This country cottage stands between Dunwich Forest and Dingle Marshes. Apart from the adjacent cottage it is quite isolated, being a mile from Dunwich village. Surrounded by open countryside, marshes, reedbeds and forest. Several major nature reserves are close by, with wildlife and birds to be seen on or near the property. Walks from the cottage. Parking. Pets by arrangement.

Green Haven Holidays - Wheelwrights CottageSelf Catering accommodation for up to three people + two dogs, in Rumburgh near Halesworth

Just 500 metres to the dog-friendly CAMRA village pub! This beamed cottage has been beautifully modernised to provide one-bedroom accommodation with kingsize bed, plus additional single bed if required. WiFi. Front garden plus rear courtyard with outdoor furniture. Parking for two cars. Pets welcome at no extra charge. Short breaks available. Close to Halesworth and within 20 minutes drive to Southwold on the Suffolk Heritage Coast.

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.

David Elliott Stained GlassUnique decorative stained glass, plus courses for all abilities held in a custom-equipped studio

David offers his wealth of experience to create unique stained glass commissions and items for your home. Stained glass courses offered, suitable for all abilities, from beginner to expert. Gift vouchers.