Suffolk Coast Historical Interest Map

Historical Interest on the Suffolk Coast

The Red House, Aldeburgh

Benjamin Britten (1913-76) was one of the leading composers for the twentieth century. The Red House in Aldeburgh is the home Britten shared with his partner Peter Pears for the last two decades of his life and where he wrote many of his most famous works.Come and discover the man and his music in this inspirational and beautiful place.What to seeThe House: an eclectic m...

Golf Lane,
Aldeburgh
IP15 5PZ
P: 01728 451700

The Lighthouse

Orford Ness 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 along the shoreline. Reaching high into the Suffolk sky it is remote, unspoiled, and holds a magic that appeals to us all. A tribute to British engineering Orford Lighthouse encapsulates the very special and unique elements of Suffolk that bring visitor...

National Trust
Orfordness, Quay Street, Orford
IP12 2NU
P: 01394 389189

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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 Suffolk with our helicopters being able to reach anywhere within these counties in 25 minutes.The EAAA does not receive any direct Government or National Lottery funding and the £8.6 million we need to raise every year comes directly from c...

Whitehouse Distribution Centre, White House Road
IP1 5NX
P: 01473 745 007

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 open from April to October but do check the ...


St Andrew's Church, Walberswick

St Andrew’s Church in Walberswick is arguably one of Suffolk’s most dramatic ruins. St Andrew’s was built to replace an older church about a mile away on marshes south of the modern village. T...


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...


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...


Gun Hill

On Gun Hill, overlooking the sea you can not fail to be impressed by the eighteen pound cannons. It is said these guns were given to the town in 1746 by the Royal Armouries, as a protection...


Amber Museum And Shop

A specially created museum to tell the story and history of amber, by Astrid and Robin Fournel, owners of the oldest and largest amber specialist retailer in the UK. ...


Southwold Museum

Southwold Museum has a collection of items relating to the natural history of Southwold by way of a pictorial display including photographs and artefacts.  The whole span of hist...


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Other Historical Interest elsewhere in Suffolk

The Red House, Aldeburgh

Benjamin Britten (1913-76) was one of the leading composers for the twentieth century. The Red House in Aldeburgh is the home Britten shared with his...

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...

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...

St Andrew's Church, Walberswick

St Andrew’s Church in Walberswick is arguably one of Suffolk’s most dramatic ruins. St Andrew’s was built to replace an older church about a m...

Leiston Abbey, Theberton

One of Suffolk's most impressive monastic ruins of a 14th-century abbey of Premonstratensian canons.  The Abbey, formerly k...

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...

Gun Hill

On Gun Hill, overlooking the sea you can not fail to be impressed by the eighteen pound cannons. It is said these guns were given to the to...

Amber Museum And Shop

A specially created museum to tell the story and history of amber, by Astrid and Robin Fournel, owners of the oldest and largest amber...

Southwold Museum

Southwold Museum has a collection of items relating to the natural history of Southwold by way of a pictorial display including photographs and...

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