What to do in Aldeburgh

Take a row boat around the peaceful meare at Thorpeness, go to a concert at the world famous maltings at Snape, or relax on a guided trip up the River Alde. There's so much to do in the coastal town of Aldeburgh and surrounding areas. Find a comprehensive guide here.

Aldeburgh Things to do Map


Aldeburgh & Thorpeness Beach Guide

If you're staying in the Aldeburgh area, a visit to the coastal towns of Aldeburgh and Thorpeness, just a stones throw apart, is a must! Read on for a brief overview of the shingle beaches and nearby activities. Aldebu...


For The Grown Ups: 10 Things You Must Do In Suffolk This Summer

Earlier we posted our definitive guide on what to do with the kids this summer in Suffolk. Now we turn our attention to the grown-ups. With brewery tours, fine dining, musical concerts, white water thrills and beautiful countryside walks, there’s so much that you need to be doing this summer!...


Beaches On The Suffolk Coast - Central And Northern Suffolk

The Suffolk Coast is a diverse and breath-taking stretch of coastline, comprising sand and shingle beaches. It runs from the beach gardens of Felixstowe, through the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that encompasses both wild and manicured beaches, sand dunes and beach huts, piers and promen...

The Martello Towers


In the early nineteenth century, the windswept coast of Suffolk was home to a number of unusual construction projects. Although the combined fleets...

The Red House, Aldeburgh


Take a tour of The Red House, where composer Benjamin Britten and his partner, singer Peter Pears, lived and worked.Today The Red Ho...

The Long Shop Museum


The Long Shop Museum, Leiston is situated near Aldeburgh, in the beautiful coastal region of Suffolk, telling the story of more than 200 years o...

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Holistic Massage Therapy, Aldeburgh


Relax and unwind in the comfort of your holiday cottage with a holistic massage.Holistic massage incorporates aromatherapy oils with deep ti...

Aldeburgh Golf Course


Established in 1884, Aldeburgh Golf Club has two courses: the 18 hole Championship Course, and 

Aldeburgh River Trips


Skippered by a retired commerical deep sea diver, The Sandpiper is a 12 seater open boat.With regular departures in summer from Aldeburgh...

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Eastbridge Pub & Dog Walk

Starting at the Eels Foot pub in the ham...

Middleton Pub & Dog Walk

This walk starts and finishes at the dog friendly 

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Aldeburgh Cinema


Aldeburgh Cinema has been screening films continuously since 1919, when the auditorium was built onto the back of a 19th century High Street sto...

Leiston Film Theatre


Leiston Film Theatre, or Leiston Picture House as it was originally named, opened in October 1914 and has traded continuously for 98 years....

Snape Maltings


A centre for culture and dining in rural Suffolk, the Maltings are visited by thousands yearly. The concert hall stages many musical triumphs, f...

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Treasure Trails For Suffolk


Trail Writer Dave Senior has created 12 Treasure Trails for Suffolk; each offering an imaginative and fun way to explore – and learn about – the...

The Meare, Thorpeness


The Meare is a boating lake complete with little islands to explore. Covering some sixty acres, with over forty acres of water, the lake is no m...

Leiston Leisure Centre


Situated near Aldeburgh, Leiston Leisure Centre has a refreshing 25 metre pool, with adjoining toddler pool and slide perfect for a fun family afte...

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