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Things to do in Walberswick, Suffolk

The little village of Walberswick stands on the bank of the River Blyth at the harbour mouth which can be crossed to the popular, unspoilt town of Southwold, either by walking over the Bailey Bridge or, in season, using the Foot Ferry.

Village Sign on the Green © Peggy Cannell
Village Sign on the Green

The Harbour and Crabbing

The Walberswick/Southwold harbour is interestingly active, where fresh fish is available to purchase.

St. Andrews Church. © Peggy Cannell
St. Andrews Church

Walberswick hosts the annual British Crabbing event, which is always well attended with some people travelling long distances to take part.

There is a large convenient car park close by.

Nature Reserve info. board © Peggy Cannell
Nature Reserve info. board

Diverse, interesting houses stand around the large village green where there is also Art, Craft and Gift shops.

There are Tea Rooms where anything from a cup of coffee to a light meal can be enjoyed, either inside or in the gardens depending on the weather.

Two Charming Inns

The 600-year-old 'Bell Inn' which is situated near the Village Green, and close to the beach offers accommodation, as does the 'Anchor Inn' which is in the Main Street.

A Nature Walk © Peggy Cannell
A Nature Walk


Both have their own individual unique charm and should not be missed on a visit to the village.

The Anchor Hotel © Peggy Cannell
The Anchor Hotel

St Andrews Church

St Andrews is now a small Church built within the ruins of a previous much larger Ediface, indicating how large the village must have been in former times.

The Ferry to Southwold across the River Blyth © Peggy Cannell
The Ferry to Southwold across the River Blyth

Nature Reserve

There are many acres of protected Heaths and Marshland around the village which is a great attraction for tourists, also the Minsmere Nature Reserve is close by.

A Thatched Shelter © Peggy Cannell
A Thatched Shelter

Walberswick is a charming village with much to offer.

Description by Peggy Cannell

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