Halesworth is an attractive market town which has retained many small independent shops.
Public transport in Suffolk: www.suffolkonboard.com
The history of Halesworth with regularly changed displays. Tel. 01986 873030.
Open TTh (also WFS May-Sept) 1000-1230.
This reserve was created in 1999 to compensate for loss of reedbed habitat elsewhere
along the Suffolk coast due to rising sea levels. Birds such as bittern and marsh
harrier breed on the reserve. Viewing platforms and hides.
Suffolk Wildlife Trust tel. 01473 890089.
Open at all times.
Bus 99A from Station towards Southwold passes the Reserve, 20 minutes journey, M-S every 2-3 hours, operated by First.
Southwold is an unspoilt and peaceful traditional seaside town with a pier and lighthouse.
A small cottage museum with items relating to local industries, the light railway,
lighthouse, artistic life and the development of Southwold. Admission free, donations welcome.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1400-1600.
Bus see Southwold above.
An early Southwold lifeboat being restored in the ex-Cromer lifeboat shed.
Admission free, donations welcome.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1030-1630 (closed 1300-1400 M-F).
Bus see Southwold above, then 1 mile walk.