All About Southwold and the Suffolk Heritage Coast
Southwold is a delightful town
and a great place to visit at any time of year, whether just for a day, a weekend, for a week, or
longer. You will find that this thriving resort is restricted by its natural setting and by the
permanence of its nine greens and the Common. Everything is therefore condensed into a dignified but
friendly working town which has much to offer the visitor. [
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The Southwold Town Sign
Southwold has a fine Town Sign which depicts
galleons at sea and an impressive Town Seal, relating the Town Motto of ‘Defend They Ryght’.
The town was granted its Town Charter by Henry VII.
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The Surrounding Countryside of North East Suffolk
Southwold is located on the Coast of North East Suffolk surrounded by
picturesque countryside dotted with small villages. The landscape includes the River Blyth estuary with
its reed beds and saltings, woodlands, open heaths and rolling farmland. [ Read more... ]
Useful Details about Southwold Town
Here you can read a rich and detailed summary of useful and practical
information about Southwold. From Shop and bank opening times, to children’s play areas, cycle route
information, train and bus transport links as well as local amenities and other town details.