Nestled down on the Suffolk coast, Southwold is the perfect summer escape for those who want a relaxing yet enjoyable time.
There’s many things to do in Southwold, from the beach walks, to impressive golf courses, to delicious gastronomy on offer, so you’ll be sure to please everyone, no matter what age.
So, what’s on in Southwold for the likes of a summer getaway, we hear you say…
First of all, you’ll want to secure the perfect accommodation when staying in Southwold. And that’s easier than ever with the selection of cute cottages and seafront B&Bs.
Choose from your own fully-equipped cottage, where you can spend the evenings cooking and enjoying your own meals on the patio with a glass of something cold. Some of our favourite places to stay in Southwold are The Pier, which sleeps 2, Sandy Castle, which sleeps 4 and for large parties of 14 stay in luxury at Chelsea Villa.
Or, head to one of the hotels, where you’ll be able to recline in luxury.
Eating out in Southwold is an exciting experience. From itsy-bitsy cafes serving afternoon tea on the seafront, to cosy pubs or more high-end eateries, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Naturally, seafood is a popular cuisine of choice here; whether that’s fish and chips on the beach, or a fine dining experience as a real treat. Fresh produce reigns in this part of the country, so be sure to sample all you can whilst you’re there.
The great outdoors
Due to the coastal location, Southwold is overflowing with fun things to do to enjoy the great outdoors.
From the striking scenery, which serves as the greatest backdrop for those long beach walks and dog walking in Southwold, to heading out to sea on a boat, or exploring one of the natural parks, laden with local wildlife. Fresh air makes us all feel brand new, and there’s plenty of it to be had on your holidays in Southwold.
Southwold Pier Beach is one of the county’s best-known resorts, lined with adorable candy-coloured beach huts and within walking distance of the harbour.
Pack a picnic for the day, take a dip in the sea (if you dare!), or bring along a bat and ball for some games on the sand.