Has Southwold got a pier?

Welcome to Southwold Pier At Southwold Pier, you’ll find delicious food, excellent shopping, breathtaking sea views and eccentric British seaside fun reaching 623 feet into the North Sea from the Suffolk coast. Pier Vouchers are now available. The Pier-fect present for any occasion.

Which is better Southwold or Aldeburgh?

The good thing with Southwold is the sandy beach (Compared to the stone one at Aldeburgh) and a more lively atmosphere with all the beach huts and the pier, perfect to get a beautiful view from the sea, including the well known lighthouse, which helps boats to navigate in the northern sea.

Is Southwold posh?

Southwold and Aldeburgh rank in top three most expensive seaside towns to live in the UK. A survey by Zoopla found that Aldeburgh and Southwold had the second and third highest average property values for seaside towns across the UK.

Is Southwold worth visiting?

With its sandy beach and beach hut-lined promenade, Southwold offers a wonderful environment for holidays and weekends away, as well as a thriving market town atmosphere. Situated just off the A12 between Aldeburgh and Lowestoft, Southwold is the perfect destination for young and old, families and couples.

Is there a pier at Aldeburgh?

The pier was constructed opposite the Moot Hall between 1876 and 1878, although the original plan was to site it further south. It was intended to be 567 feet long with seventeen equally spaced spans. However, construction stopped when the pier was less than half complete.

How do you get plaque on Southwold Pier?

  1. CHOOSE YOUR SIZE. Select the plaque you would like below.
  2. CHOOSE YOUR POSITION. Please select which side of the Pier you would like your plaque to be placed.
  3. WRITE YOUR MESSAGE. Type your message into the plaque below.
  4. GIFT YOUR PLAQUE. Giving this plaque as a gift?

Can you swim in Aldeburgh?

First of all, after a day’s walking, cycling, swimming, sailing, golfing or playing tennis, it’s wonderful to be virtually stationary. (In summer, half an hour is not an unusual wait.) Secondly, all of Aldeburgh society meets here.

Can you swim at Dunwich beach?

You can swim from the stony beach and look for yourself, or just park up at the sprawling, seashore car park and visit the excellent Flora Tea Room, a well-patronised fish and chip café that makes for a great stop on the lovely Suffolk Coast Path.

Why is Southwold so popular?

The Suffolk town of Southwold is so popular with visitors from the capital it has earned the nickname of “North London On Sea”. Complete with its working lighthouse, beautiful old pier and quaint town centre, Southwold is worlds away from the busy streets of London.

Is Aldeburgh posh?

Rentals and hotels in the posh seaside towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh are sky-high and out of reach for most hardworking families. But locals in Southwold and Aldeburgh say the prices are high to keep people like Ms Fisher away.

What food is Southwold famous for?

Black Olive delicatessen on Southwold High Street is sure to get your mouth watering with its sumptuous selection of speciality pies, antipasti, pastries, quiches, homemade soups and sandwiches. Just down the street is the town’s artisan bakery, Two Magpies.

Can you swim at Aldeburgh?

Where is the pier in Southwold, Suffolk?

Southwold Pier is a pier in the coastal town of Southwold in the English county of Suffolk.

Where is the nearest train station to Southwold?

To get to Southwold by train. The nearest train stations to Southwold are at Darsham and at Halesworth, both about ten miles away and both on the East Suffolk Line which serves London Liverpool Street to Lowestoft, via Ipswich (change at Ipswich).

Who is the owner of Southwold Pier arcade?

Since 2001 the pier has hosted an arcade with a range of automata, machines and games designed by Tim Hunkin Tim originally approached the owner of the pier after his original location for one of his arcade games drew local complaints

Is there a bus from Halesworth to Southwold?

Go to www.halesworth.net to know more. Halesworth station links to Southwold mainly by the bus service operated by Anglian Buses (timetables available on their website). The service operates between Halesworth and Southwold, calling at Halesworth train station, and will set down in Southwold High Street.