October can be a glorious month to take a refreshing break in the countryside and coastal area of north-east Suffolk. Golden gorse plus the blaze of autumn leaves as trees prepare for winter, all under a wide blue sky, make for memorable days.

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.

Also, don't forget to check out our Featured Reports which are a wide ranging selection of in-depth local interest stories and reference points.

  • 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.
  • 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 website 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. Please note those wanting to turn up and hire a boat should arrive half an hour before the scheduled start of the regatta.
  • 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 October 2019:

Lighthouse ViewSuperb Southwold self-catering cottage for four

Lighthouse View in Southwold is a comfortable and welcoming holiday cottage sleeping four in two bedrooms. This early-Victorian cottage is in the very heart of this attractive coastal town and the front door it is just yards from the promenade and sea.

Halesworth Local Food DatabaseA directory of high quality local food producers and retailers

Halesworth and the Blyth Valley enjoy easy access to all kinds of amazing local food producers. There are organic farms, rare breed farms, artisan cheese producers, several local breweries and independent shops selling this wonderful local food

Hare Lodge Bed and BreakfastAn expansive but affordable pet friendly Bed and Breakfast

Offering four bed and breakfast rooms (two ground floor rooms with ensuite bathrooms, both with king size beds). Two rooms have the added luxury of their own lounge and kitchen with two bedrooms upstairs with views of the gardens. A fresh, delicious and locally sourced breakfast awaits you.

Symon Clarke ComposerAcclaimed classic and ensemble music

Symon Clarke has composed acclaimed music for a wide range of classical ensembles and soloists and created a body of original music for Javanese and Balinese gamelan. His works have been played by well-known performers around the UK and abroad.

Chris Pretty MountaineeringRock Climbing/Mountaineering Instructor and International Mountain Leader

Chris aims to give you an experience which ensures you are taught to the highest national standards and to ensure that you actually learn the skills required to rock climb, trek, navigate and otherwise move around the mountainous environment autonomously. The teaching is delivered by an expert team who are tried and tested in both their personal skills and their ability to teach and ensure learning with an emphasis on personal progression.