Antique and Craft Shops in Halesworth Centre

Antique and Craft Shops in Halesworth Centre

Halesworth in East Suffolk is a beautiful market town just 9 miles west of Southwold and the heritage coast. Fine antique shops, second hand bookshops and craft shops are plentiful in the largely pedestrianised centre. The town also contains many historic buildings including the famous old 16th century Angel Inn with B&B rooms. Halesworth is a major centre for the arts based around the town's premier arts centre - The Cut.

16th century Angel Inn with rooms in Halesworth centre

16th century Angel Inn with rooms in Halesworth centre

Annual Festivals include the High Tide Arts Festival, one of East Anglia's best kept secrets and accommodation choice is extensive in the area, with pretty B&Bs and old inns with rooms available in the heart of the centre - ideal for festival accommodation. A wide choice of cosy cottages and heritage hotels are dotted in and around the town.

Second Hand bookshop in Halesworth

Second Hand bookshop in Halesworth

Visit the free entry Halesworth Museum situated within original railway buildings just a short walk from the town centre. The Tourist Information Centre is also located here at the railway station. The museum explores the history of Halesworth and surrounding Suffolk villages and contains a model of the station's moveable platforms.

Halesworth town centre

Halesworth town centre

A great local produce market takes place in Halesworth on the second Saturday of each month and attractions surrounding the town include the Wisset Wines Vineyards and family attractions including the Oasis Camel Centre (the UK's only camel centre) and Moo Play Farm. The Suffolk Heritage Coast and the Southern Broads are both within easy reach.

Accommodation in Halesworth

  • Wangford   (5.3 miles from the centre of Halesworth)
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    Attractive and contemporary holiday barn in Wangford near Southwold and the coast, furnished to a high standard and with off-road parking for one car. Sleeps 2.
     
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  • Near Beccles   (3.5 miles from the centre of Halesworth)
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    £286
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 4
     
    Three lovely two bedroom holiday cottages near Beccles ideal for a relaxing family holiday or short break. Shared outdoor pool available, 70 acres of grounds. Great walks nearby.
     
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  • Halesworth   (2.7 miles from the centre of Halesworth)
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    £125
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    Forming part of our Grade II star 16th Century Suffolk Farmhouse set in 4 acres of grounds in rural Westhall close to Southwold and Dunwich coast we provide three exclusive acco...
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