Heritage Coast

There are many fantastic places to explore along Suffolks heritage Coast. Below are details of a few ... but there is plenty more to be discovered.To see more go to www.suffolkcoastal.gov.uk/tourism/

Dunwich Heath - Once the largest city on the East Coast, Dunwich now lies in ruins at the bottom of a hungry sea. Come here to learn of its once glorious history. You can enjoy tea and cake at the Coastguard Cottages, perched on the cliff top with stunning views. A perfect place for a long walk folowed by a BBQ on the beach.
Thorpeness - Originally created as a sea-side holiday resort, the entire town in based around the Mere, on which you can go boating or canoeing and explore its various islands, it makes for a fun day out with the family.
Thorpeness also features the ‘House in the Clouds’ next to its well established and beautifully landscaped golf course.
Southwold - A town full of charm and character. Its pier, recently renovated, becomes the key feature of this part of the coastline, with restaurants and boutique stores galore, its a lovely place to while away an afternoon. The Amber Museum is worth a visit too. A short ferry ride will take you across to Walberswick famously known for its crabbing.
Aldeburgh - Most widely known for it tasty fish and chips plus its annual carnival with lantern procession and fireworks display (august), Aldeburgh has become a hive of activity popular both with the locals and those from far flung regions. Once the home town of Benjamin Britten, you can rejoice in its history, enjoy the opportunities for fine dining and browse its numerous boutique stores.
Sizewell - A quiet seaside destination, popular with campers and dog walkers. A beach to which to retreat, featuring small beach side cafe and local pub with good hearty food and musical events every friday night. Sizewell Power Station is a prominant feature as you walk along the dunes.