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

BlythWeb Local Interest Websites

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BlythWeb Local Interest Websites

Blythweb - Local Interest Websites

Blythweb supports a wide range of local interest and community websites. Here we have an alphabetical listing of some of the more curious, unusual or specialist sites for you to explore.

  • Blythweb Calendar – A guide to local events and activities in the Blyth Valley.
  • Beccles Townlands Charity – Founded in 1544, Beccles Townlands Charity has been a continuous presence in the town since that date. It exists purely for the good of the people of Beccles.
  • Dunwich Museum – Telling the amazing story of a city lost to the sea through the narrative of its collection and the knowledge of its welcoming staff.
  • East Anglian Academy – The East Anglian Academy promotes concerts and workshops encouraging interest in organs and other keyboard instruments of historic and musical note.
  • George Borrow Trust – The Trust aims to advance public knowledge of the life and works of the 18th Century author, George Borrow. The Lavengro Press is dedicated to publishing material related to George Borrow.
  • Halesworth Cycle Routes   Situated in North-East Suffolk and surrounded by quiet country lanes and beautiful countryside, Halesworth is a great location for exploring this part of Suffolk by bike.
  • Halesworth Millennium Green   All about the largest Millennium Green in England, from a calendar of activities and events to local history, geology and the wildlife found on the Green.
  • Southwold Model Yacht Regattas – A fascinating knowledge base for the time-honoured Southwold tradition of sailing model yachts.
  • Southwold Railway Trust   Committed to restoring the historic narrow gauge railway link between Halesworth and Southwold; preserving it for future generations to enjoy.
  • St James Village Orchard – A meticulous detailing of a mixed orchard set and grown in the Suffolk village of St James.
  • Wenhaston Archive – A rich collection of historic memories, details and documents of the village of Wenhaston and the surrounding Blyth Valley.

Some Favourite Websites For August 2017:

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.

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.

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.