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Southwold, England, United Kingdom
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The Swan Hotel
9.0 Excellent
Market Place, Southwold, United Kingdom
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0.1 mi from city centre, Southwold, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 656 reviews
9.0

The Swan Hotel Southwold is situated in Southwold and is close to the area's popular attractions. Only a short stroll from Southwold Lighthouse, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a mini bar.

The Randolph Hotel
8.4 Excellent
41 Wangford Road, Southwold, United Kingdom
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0.9 mi from city centre, Southwold, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 591 reviews
8.4

Located within the picturesque countryside of Reydon, The Randolph Hotel provides comfortable accommodation and a full range of facilities, including luggage storage, meeting rooms and a playground. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.

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About Southwold

Southwold is a small coastal town on the English North Sea and River Blyth, home to sandy beaches, classic British buildings and a restored Victorian-era pier. The main shopping and dining strip in Southwold reveals charming cafes and locally-owned boutiques, while the surrounding region boasts nature reserves and tranquil waterways.

Things to do in Southwold

Avid historians will enjoy seeing the various landmarks around Southwold, such as the Grade II-listed Southwold lighthouse and the 19th-century Old Water Tower. Don’t miss seeing the restored Southwold Pier, which was built in 1900 and features an assortment of souvenir shops, food stalls and amusement arcades along its length.

Immerse yourself in local life by walking down High Street, where you’ll find a selection of inviting cafes, restaurants and British pubs. Duck into The Crown for a pint or check out Fifty One for fresh coffee and light bites. There are also numerous shops along High Street, including the Fat Face clothing store and atmospheric Southwold Books bookshop.

If you’re interested in the local artists, head to The Serena Hall Gallery to admire and purchase a range of contemporary artwork. You can also explore a collection of maritime artefacts and photographs at The Southwold Sailors' Reading Room, which was originally built to house fishermen and mariners.

Are you looking to relax? Rejuvenate your body and mind with a yoga session on the beach or book a pampering treatment at The Sanctuary day spa. Nature lovers shouldn’t miss seeing Benacre National Nature Reserve, which is home to migratory birds, scenic coastal vistas and lagoons.

Getting around Southwold

Southwold is about one hours’ drive from Norwich International Airport and is connected by trains to nearby cities via the Kings Head station. You can easily explore Southwold on foot, but a private car is best for venturing further afield.

Facts about staying in Southwold

  • What are the best hotels in Southwold?

    Southwold is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is The Westleton Crown, which has a current rating of 8.0. For other potential stays, consider The Swan Hotel and The Randolph Hotel, which can also be great places to stay in Southwold.

  • What is a good hotel near Southwold Beach?

    A good hotel close to Southwold Beach is The Swan Hotel (rated 9.0/10 from 656 reviews).