A holiday rental home in Southwold will put you close to interesting attractions, rich history and much more. Each rental is very well-appointed, so you will have everything that you need to enjoy your stay. You will feel like you are in your second home.
The beach provides the opportunity for a variety of water related activities. Take a boat ride, do a bit of fishing or just enjoy the lovely ocean views. Walking history tours are available. You can take a self-guided tour or be led by a knowledgeable guide. Many prefer a guided tour because the guide can answer any questions that they may have. Take a tour of a local brewery. You may also want to make a stop to an English pub. Take an exciting river cruise on a speedboat or enjoy a round of golf at one of the nearby courses.
Museums and historic sites provide a means by which to explore the rich history of the Southwold area. The town’s lighthouse was built in 1887 and put into use a few years later. A lighthouse keeper kept the beam burning bright until 1938 when electricity was brought to the lighthouse. If you visit during the summer months you can take a tour of the interior of this structure. Southwold Pier was built at the turn of the 20th century. It had fallen into disrepair but was beautifully restored in 2001. Visit the pier where you can take a ride on a paddle steamer. Very old buildings, such as St. Edmunds Church, also dot the landscape. This church was completed in the 1490s and the bell tower was added in the 16th century. The Amber Museum is quite unique. It teaches visitors what amber is and how it is found. Many examples are on display. The Southwold Museum features artefacts and exhibits about both local history and natural history.
A few chilly winter nights and summers that are mild and pleasant are what you can expect whilst on holiday to Southwold. During the winter the average low temperatures are between 1° and 3° C and the highs are 6° to 8°. It begins to warm up in the spring with average lows of 4° to 7° C and average highs of 11° to 15° C. During the summer the average lows are 10° to 12° C and average highs are 18° to 20° C. There is between 47 and 78 mm of rain per month.
The nearest airport to Southwold is Norwich International Airport (NWI), located 36 km away.