Things to do in Southwold

It's not just the lovely pier beach that draws visitors to Southwold every year. With beautiful nature reserves to visit, exciting coastal cruises to take, and the famous Adnams brewery to be explored, there's simply so much to do in Southwold and the surrounding areas.

Southwold things to do map

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Our Trip To Southwold: The Adnams Brewery & Distillery Tour

We recently went to Southwold to try out Adnams' Brewery & Distillery tour. Elizabeth recounts her experiences of the day...Southwold is my favourite Suffolk seaside town....


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Top 10 Things To Do In Southwold

Planning a family holiday to the much loved coastal town of Southwold? Or perhaps you merely want a day trip. Read on for our Top 10 Things To Do in Southwold to make the most of your visit to this part of the Suffolk coast. ...


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Sammy's Swimmings: Diving Off Dunwich

"You won't believe where I've just been!  The kingdom long lost under the sea. Listen.  I think you can still hear the church bells ringing."Hello! My name is Sammy. I am one of the seals that swims along the Suffolk coast, visiting the children who come to stay on...

Amber Museum And Shop

A specially created museum to tell the story and history of amber, by Astrid and Robin Fournel, owners of the oldest and largest amber...

The Southwold Sailors’ Reading Room

The Southwold Sailors’ Reading Room was built in 1864 as a refuge for fishermen and mariners when not engaged at sea, as an endeavour to keep th...

St Edmund's Church

The parish church of St. Edmund's (1460) was established on the site of a far older church dating from 1200. This splendid building is the main...

More Historical Interest in Southwold

The Sanctuary, Southwold

A wide range of therapies and beauty treatments are available at The Sanctuary in the heart of Southwold. Choose from massage to La Stone Therap...

Priya Spa, Southwold

Tanya Bradbury runs the Priya Spa at The Swan Hotel in Southwold and offers wonderful holistic treatments. Tanya is a fully qualified Beauty the...

Adnams Brewery Tours, Southwold

Behind the walls of the Victorian building is one of the most modern breweries in the UK.The state-of-the-art installation rec...

More Leisure & Sport in Southwold

Dunwich Dog Walk

This is the perfect route to take your pooch (though not exclusively for dog walkers, of course!) Along farm tracks, woodland paths a...


Westleton Walk

This is a nice and easy walk, staying largely on flat land, with stretches on minor roads. 


Bungay - The Bigod Way

This walk begins in the old market town of Bungay, recognised as a conservation area by English Heritage, and follows the river valley to the hi...


Middleton Pub & Dog Walk

This walk starts and finishes at the dog friendly 


Southwold Circular Walk

This circular route takes you over the marshes to the rear of the town, past the pier, along the promenade or cliff, through the sand dunes and...


Seaside Boats And Buildings Walk, Southwold

This walk takes you along the low cliffs of Southwold, passing pleasant greens and elegant seaside properties, before diverting inland through t...


Walberswick Walk

The walk mainly follows the Suffolk Coast Heath Path, across the marshes near Walberswick to the edge of Dunwich forest, and down the village it...


More Walking in Southwold

Southwold Summer Theatre

Every year in Southwold and Aldeburgh, The Summer Theatre Company run a series of plays throughout July to September.Talented actors, sta...

Electric Picture Palace, Southwold

The facade of the Electric Picture Palace, designed by John Bennett to reflect the styles of 1912, is a far cry from the cart shed and hayloft t...

The New Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth

The Cut is an arts centre based in Halesworth, hosting events every week including music, theatre, dance, comedy, cinema, workshops and art exhi...

More Cinema & Theatre in Southwold

Treasure Trails For Suffolk

Trail Writer Dave Senior has created 12 Treasure Trails for Suffolk; each offering an imaginative and fun way to explore – and learn about – the...

Pottery Painting At Gallery Thea

Gallery Thea is a working studio, shop and gallery situated on the East Anglian coast in Suffolk, in the vibrant coastal town of Southwold....

Southwold Boating Lake & Café

This traditional seaside boating lake has paddle boats and rowing boats for hire. A 1940′s style traditional tea hut serves light lunches, cream...

More for the kids in Southwold
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