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Escorted Wildlife Watching Days Out Escorted wildlife watching at a range of locations - reserves, public land and private woodland. Personal Service. Catering included. [ website ] Walberswick Walberswick is a coastal village community within walking distance of Southwold via the bridge over the River Blyth at the Harbour, or sit back and take the ferry. The longer route is by road via Blythburgh/A12. Two pubs, beach, acres of Common and footpaths. Informative website, including panoramic views from the top of St.Andrew's Church tower. [ website ] Steamworks An ongoing project by Southwold Railway Trust at Blyth Road, Southwold IP18 6AZ on land close to the site of Southwold Satation. Features include railway, engine shed, museum, visitor centre, refreshments, shop and nature reserve. Parking for Blue Badge holders. Come along to an Open Day to find out more. [ website ] New Cut Arts, Halesworth The Cut has been created from an old maltings building, close to the centre of Halesworth, and is now the home of New Cut Arts. A wide variety of theatre, concerts, performance arts and more takes place all year round. Handily located for train and bus services. Tickets can be booked online. [ website ] Model Yacht Regattas Established 1894, for yachts under sail-power only (no motorised craft). Regattas take place at the Southwold Model Yacht Pond (opposite Pier). [ website ] Dingle Marshes 650 acre site jointly owned by Suffolk Wildlife Trust and RSPB. On the coast between Walberswick and Dunwich. Grid ref TM480720. [ website ] Coastal Village Of Walberswick Informative village-run website for the coastal village of Walberswick, reached by the B1387 from the A12 near Blythburgh or by ferry or foot-bridge from Southwold. Well worth a visit. [ website ] Dunwich Museum Dunwich Museum is a history experience for all the family, telling the true story of the city of Dunwich being lost to the sea. [ website ] Reydon Wood Grid ref TM476788. Ancient woodland in the care of Suffolk Wildlife Trust, off B1126 (Southwold to Wangford road). Can be muddy underfoot. Limited parking. [ website ] Hen Reedbeds Nature Reserve Grid ref TM470770. Suffolk Wildlife Trust Reserve, created over 20 years ago. Car park, information board and trail to bird hide, just off A1095 (the road linking Southwold to A12 north of Blythburgh). You may see marsh harriers or the wild ponies! [ website ] RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds works for wildlife as well as birds. This page details Minsmere reserve opening times, plus lots of additional information. Admission charged to non-members. Shop. Tea room. Events. Free car park. Located on the coast south of Dunwich, near Westleton. [ website ] Walpole Chapel On B1117 at Walpole near Halesworth. With the appearance of a Suffolk farmhouse (albeit one with gravestones outside!) Walpole Chapel is Listed Grade II* and has great character. Historic interior with wonderful serene atmosphere. Now in the care of the Historic Chapels Trust. See website for opening times and details of events held here. [ website ] Southwold Museum Southwold Museum Website. [ website ] Halesworth Golf Course A wide range of top class golf facilities, including pay-and-play, tuition, shop etc. Golfers of all abilities welcome. Restaurant open seven days a week. [ website ] Halesworth Gallery The Halesworth Art Gallery Association (founded 1966) occupies part of the lovely historic almshouses building in Steeple End, standing alongside St.Mary's Church. Exhibitions. Art for Sale. [ website ] Thorington Open Air Theatre An open air theatre set in woodland and seating an audience of approximately 350 people. The Theatre aims to be as eclectic and inclusive as possible; productions range from local youth theatre groups to national touring companies, from Shakespearian classics to folksy musicals, and more. Bar serving local wines, beers and juices. Car parking on field close by. Wheelchair access. The venue is easily reached from the A12. [ website ] East Suffolk Line Walks A collection of walks varying in length which link rail stations along the East Suffolk Line (Ipswich to Lowestoft). For the more ambitious rambler, join these up to total a 70-mile trail. [ website ]

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