Experience the Suffolk Broads and Southwold in Suffolk, UK

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If you’re starting or ending your Broads adventure in Oulton Broad, why not take a little time out for a daytrip to one of the East Coast’s most picturesque seaside towns? Southwold has long been famed for its beautiful traditional architecture, as well as for being home to some of the nation’s best fish and chips, along with its uniquely styled pubs, many of which serves beers from the Adnams Brewery, all brewed in Southwold itself. So if you want to really experience the delights of the East Coast while on your Broads adventure, make sure you make time for Southwold.

While Southwold isn’t on the Broads, it is close to Lowestoft and Oulton Broad, and makes a great destination for a classic Great British family seaside day out. Southwold Pier is famed for its uniquely quirky amusements, which are hand made and brilliantly presented, and the town is known for its delicious food and incredible local produce.

Southwold sits in the heart of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Are of Outstanding Natural Beauty, so if you’re in the area, why not make time to explore the wealth of plant, animal and bird life in the area?

So if you’re considering taking a break from the waterways and exploring the real East Anglia, make sure you make time for the stunning beaches, beautiful picturesque architecture and unique shopping opportunities of Southwold.

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