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Halesworth is on the East Suffolk Line

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An attractive market town which has retained many small independent shops.

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Halesworth and District Museum (at station)

The history of Halesworth with regularly changed displays. Tel. 01986 873030.
Open TTh (also WFS May-Sept) 1000-1230.

Hen Reedbeds Nature Reserve by bus

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 88 from Station to Southwold passes the Reserve, 20 minutes journey, M-S hourly. Operated by Konect Bus.

Halesworth map

Southwold by bus

An unspoilt and peaceful traditional seaside town with a pier and lighthouse.

TI 69 High Street. Tel. 01502 724729.

Bus 88 from Station, 27 minutes journey, M-S hourly. Operated by Konect Bus.

Southwold Museum by bus

A small cottage museum with items relating to local industries, the light railway, lighthouse, artistic life and the development of Southwold. Tel. 01502 726097.
Open Easter-Oct, Daily 1400-1600, also 1030-1200 in Aug.
Bus see Southwold above.

Alfred Corry Museum, Southwold by bus

An early Southwold lifeboat being restored in the ex-Cromer lifeboat shed. Tel. 01502 723200.
Open Apr-Oct, MTThFSSu 1030-1230,1430-1630.
Bus see Southwold above.

Sailors Reading Room, Southwold by bus

A small museum with seafaring displays including model ships.
Open Daily 0900-1530, closes 1700 Apr-Oct.
Bus see Southwold above.

Southwold map