Suffolk Coast Historical Interest Map

Historical Interest on the Suffolk Coast

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

Aldeburgh Vintage Bus Service

On Wednesday 26th July Aldeburgh got a new bus service – with a difference!Ermintrude, an 88 year-old single-deck bus normally runs the service between Aldeburgh and Thorpeness.  Florence, her 51 year-old younger sister may need to take over from time-to-time.No need to book - just hop on and off at any bus stop along the route or put your hand out whe...

Unit 2 America House, Base Business Park
Rendlesham, Woodbridge
IP12 2TZ
P: 01728747093

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Aug 3, 2017

The vintage bus service was launched in 2016 and was such a success that it will be running again in...

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 you wi...


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...


St Edmund's Church

The parish church of St. Edmund's (1460) was established on the site of a far older church dating from 1200. This splendid building is the main survivor of the once prosperous medieval town whic...


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Other Historical Interest elsewhere in Suffolk

The Red House, Aldeburgh

Side view of the house and music studio Benjamin Britten (1913-76) was one of the leading composers of the twentieth century. The Red House is the home Britten shared with his p...

Aldeburgh Vintage Bus Service

On Wednesday 26th July Aldeburgh got a new bus service – with a difference!Ermintrude, an 88 year-old single-deck bus norma...

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...

St Edmund's Church

The parish church of St. Edmund's (1460) was established on the site of a far older church dating from 1200. This splendid building is the main...

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