Local INFORMATION & Interest
Doctors Surgery & Pharmacy
Sole Bay Health Centre
Teal Close, Reydon, IP18 6GY
Queen Street Pharmacy
A family run community pharmacy in the High Street
Food and Drink
The Sole Bay Fish co.
Black shore Southwold Harbour
A great restaurant and also good for morning coffee. Make sure you ask for a table on the room to the right as you enter the hotel where the bar is.
The Lord Nelson
Classic English Pub with very good food
Excellent Pizza (cash only)
The Sail Loft
The local restaurant in Ferry Road
The Plough Inn Wangford
An Adnams pub just outside town with garden and children’s play area
Solebay Fish Company
Great fish restaurant run by fisherman on the harbour road.
Fish & Chip shop in Southwold which is excellent. Everyting cooked fresh so may take a little while for your order. We pop to the Nelson for a drink after ordering on busy occasions.
The Gun Hill Beach Cafe
A must for bacon sandwiches in the morning – no booking just turn up early.
Very good food in a tasteful setting.
The Two Magpies Bakery
For everything from fresh bread to amazing cakes pastries and magnificent meringues – and the best sausage rolls ever.
Mills & Son
The Butchers in the town square have a great selection of fresh meat and a rotisserie for cooked chicken. They also have in depth knowledge on how to cook the meat in both traditional & interesting ways.
Slate Cheese Company
A specialist cheese retailer and delicatessen with a wide array of high-quality provisions including delicious local produce and food prepared in Slate’s own kitchen.
The Black Olive
A wide selection of great deli food.
Harris & James
Great ice cream shop
The Suffolk Cellar
Specialist Wine Shop
Fresh warm pastries at around 7.30 am and good for all general food. Open 7 days a week till late
Serena Hall Gallery
Showing Serena's work alongside local artists. Many of the pieces on the walls at Sandy Lodge and The Hutch are from the gallery. Serena's Glass Hut was nominated for Amazing Spaces Hut of the Year 2017 and Channel 4 filmed it in the garden of Sandy Lodge
The best hardware store in Suffolk
Places of Interest
This ferry rows you across the estuary to Walberswick in around 10 minutes and is great fun - all times available on their website
All about Ferry Road
This site tells the story of Ferry Road
The Southwold Boating Lake and tea rooms
With seaside shops and cafes
The local brewery and kitchen shop and café
Two Magpies Bake School
Baking school in Darsham run by the bakers in town
Southwold Model Boat Regattas
Model Boat Competitions
A collection of local objects, paintings, photographs, models and wildlife
Southwold Sailor's Reading Room
Full of nautical memorabilia and human interest
St Edmund's Church Southwold
Historic Church behind Adnams brewery
Holy Trinity Church Blythburgh
Another Historic Church
Alfred Corry Lifeboat Museum
Small local museum
Galleries Music & Shops
The English Whiskey Company
The English Whiskey Distillery in Norfolk has tours and shop
Bentwaters Cold War Museum
Former USAF Airfield and Museum
The Walled Garden
A beautiful garden centre with gardens for browsing and relaxing
Southwold Maize Maze
Outdoor fun & adventure for all the family
A great day out for all ages. Birdwatching hides and great coastal walks
Hen Reedbeds Near Southwold
Great bird watching and walks
Fantastic English Heritage Castle for Adults and Children
Dunwich Heath and Beach
National Trust site of outstanding beauty
Southwold Surf School
Learn to Surf or go for Beach Yoga
Suffolk Cycle Hire
Delivers bikes to the door
Southwold Cycle Hire Company
are in town.
01502 724466 or 07885 888268
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