Southwold is a traditional beach resort with a refurbished pier and beach huts. The beach is sandy, gently sloping and backed by the promenade and the town at a higher level. There is very little beach at high tide.
Beach type: Sand/Shingle
Nearest town: Southwold
Local authority: Suffolk
OS Grid Reference: TM514766
Tourist Information Centre
Just off High Street
Phone 01502 724729
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