Southwold is an ever-popular seaside town – on the Suffolk Heritage Coast. It’s famous for it’s colourful beach-huts, Pier, lighthouse, harbour and sandy beaches. Other points of interest are the canons on Gun Hill, and the Sailors’ Reading Room – where you can sit and look out to sea.
The town is largely Victorian in character, and has many interesting independent shops to browse around – such as the old fashioned sweet shop in the High Street. The Adnams Brewery offers ‘Tours & Tastings’, and has a large shop selling homewares as well as it’s own beer, larger, wines, champagnes and spirits.
There are numerous cafes and tea shops – for a quick coffee, light lunch or afternoon tea. For local ‘Suffolk’ food, there are several traditional pubs, all serving locally-caught seasonal fish and seafood – such as the Red Lion, The Kings Head, and The Nelson.