The Local Area

Eating Out

There are many good restaurants and pubs close by, some of which welcome children in the evenings.

It is advisable to book in advance.

A folder of sample menus and leaflets about places to visit are available to enable you to plan each day in advance.

Parrot and Punchbowl - Aldringham - 01728 830221

Golden Key - Snape - 01728 688510

Plough and Sail - Snape -01728 688413

Dolphin Inn - Thorpeness - 01728 454994

Wentworth Hotel - Aldeburgh - 01728 452312

152, High Street - Aldeburgh - 01728 454152

Regatta - Aldeburgh - 01728 452011

Light House - Aldeburgh - 01728 453377


Places to Visit

Our accommodation is an ideal centre from where to explore the Suffolk Heritage Coast.

Five miles from RSB Minsmere (closed on Tuesdays), two miles from RSPB North Warren and
six miles from NT at Dunwich, Field End ia a good base for birdwatchers and walkers. The beauiful
heathland and coast are very close by as is the Suffolk Coastal Walk.

Dunwich is the former capital of East Anglia and is seven miles distant with the pretty village of Westleton en route.

Leiston is twelve miles from the seaside town of Southwold with its old world charm and beach
huts which can be hired in advance. Ten miles away is Walberswick , a popular haunt for artists
and home of the World Crabbing Championships. Crabbing is a fun pastime for old and
young alike!

Orford and Framlingham both have splendid castles to visit. Rendlesham Forest is ideal for
cycling and walking its several trails.

Snape Maltings, home of the Aldeburgh Festival in June, is five miles away. In August there is
the Snape Promenade season and there are also many recitals and concerts throughout the year. There are crafts, furniture, antiques, books, plants and clothes shops at the Maltings together
with a coffee shop and pub. Boat trips can also be taken from here.

Aldeburgh is just over three miles away, a quaint seaside town, the former home of Benjamin Britten. There is a fascinating Moot Hall and a carnival takes place every August lasting three days.

Only two miles away is Thorpeness , a seaside town with a Mere and rowing boats for hire. There
are two coffee shops and a craft shop.

In Leiston is the ward-winning Long Shop Museum, the former site of Garrett Engineering and
close by is Leiston Abbey now used by ProCorda to train young musicians.

Also in the area are golf courses, horse riding, sailing and cycle hire. Bikes sholud be booked in advance during the busy season. Bikes can be locked away at Field End each night.

There are many good restauants and pubs close-by, some of which welcome children in the evenings. It is advisable to book in advance and table reservations can be arranged when booking your room. A folder of sample menus and a leaflet about places to visit are availalbe in each room to help you plan each day in advance.   
Contact Information
Field End Guest House

1 King's Road

IP16 4DA

T: 01728 833527

M: 07946 287451


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