Aldeburgh Historical Interest Map

Historical Interest in Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh Vintage Bus Service

On Wednesday 27th July Aldeburgh got a new bus service – with a difference!Ermintrude, an 87 year-old single deck bus, normally runs the service between Aldeburgh and Thorpeness.  Florence, her 50 rear-old younger sister, may need to take over from time-to-time.There is a clippie on board and passengers can get on and off at any of the bus...

28 Marlesford Road
Hacheston, Woodbridge
IP13 0DP
P: 01728747093

Side view of the house and music studio

The Red House, Aldeburgh

Benjamin Britten (1913-76) was one of the leading composers of the twentieth century. The Red House is the home Britten shared with his partner, the tenor Peter Pears for the last two decades of his life and where he wrote many of his most famous works. The site also includes Britten’s evocative Library, the Studio where he composed, an award-winning Archive building ho...

Golf Lane,
Aldeburgh
IP15 5PZ
P: 01728 451700

Vintage Bus Service, Aldeburgh And Thorpeness

A vintage bus service has been established to ferry people between Aldeburgh and Thorpeness, running from Wednesday 27th July to Tuesday 30th August on Wednesdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays.


Aldeburgh Museum, Aldeburgh

Housed within the old, timber-framed Moot Hall, one of Aldeburgh's most iconic and historically important buildings, the Aldeburgh Museum offers guests a chance to learn more about the fascinating his...


The Martello Tower, Aldeburgh

In the early nineteenth century, the windswept coast of Suffolk was home to a number of unusual construction projects. Although the combined fleets of France and Spain had been defeated at The...


The Red House Minibus

From Friday 22nd July to Wednesday 31st August, Tuesdays to Saturdays only, there will be a minibus service to


The Long Shop Museum, Leiston

The Long Shop Museum, Leiston is situated near Aldeburgh, in the beautiful coastal region of Suffolk, telling the story of more than 200 years of the town's life and work. In the museum you wi...


Leiston Abbey, Theberton

One of Suffolk's most impressive monastic ruins of a 14th-century abbey of Premonstratensian canons.  The Abbey, formerly known as St Mary's Abbey, was founded in 1182 at Mi...


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Orford Ness Lighthouse

The Lighthouse Orford Lighthouse is one of the most iconic buildings on the Suffolk coast; seen from miles around it has, for centuries, guided sailors safely alo...

East Anglian Air Ambulance

The East Anglian Air Ambulance is a 365-day helicopter emergency medical service serving the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suf...

Orford Church

A Grade 1 Listed building, Orford Church's grandeur demonstrates the importance this thriving seaport once had, before the shingle spit of Orfor...

Orford Ness National Nature Reserve

Orford Ness is not what you might expect from the National Trust. It is remote and can be bleak and unforgiving. It remains littered with debris...

Suffolk Underwater Studies, Orford

This museum has been operating for 36 years and exhibits erosion, deposition and archaeology discoveries of the Suffolk coastline and offshore.&...

Suffolk Underwater Studies, Orford

This museum has been operating for 36 years and exhibits erosion, deposition and archaeology discoveries of the Suffolk coastline and offshore.&...

Suffolk Underwater Studies, Orford

This museum has been operating for 36 years and exhibits erosion, deposition and archaeology discoveries of the Suffolk coastline and offshore.&...

Orford Castle

All that remains of Orford Castle i...

Orford Museum

Orford Museum collects and displays historical material relating to the area roughly between the Butley River and the River Alde. It includes Or...

Dunwich Museum

The pretty village of Dunwich has a fascinating museum for all age groups; an interesting visit with welcoming and knowledgeable staff.It is...

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