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

The Crown
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

Enzos Pizza
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.

The Little Fish Shop

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.

Sutherland House
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

The Co-op
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


Mumfords Hardware
The best hardware store in Suffolk

Places of Interest

The Ferry
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
his site tells the story of Ferry Road

The Southwold Boating Lake and tea rooms

 Southwold Pier
With seaside shops and cafes

Adnams Brewery
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

Southwold Museum
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

Snape Maltings
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

Framlingham Castle
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

Suffolk Museums

Association of Suffolk Museums
Here is a list of 60+ museums in Suffolk

SERVICES & Products

Emma Kindred
Took the photographs of both properties and designed our site
Audio Pro
Swedish designed - wireless speakers