Southwold. The Coast and Pier

Southwold is a charming small town situated on the North Sea coast of the United Kingdom. Already in 1086, this town was mentioned as a prominent fishing port. Today visitors of Southwold come to the pier (captured by this webcam) to take a look at the wonderful view over the sea and enjoy beer or coffee in one of the numerous local pubs and restaurants. This pier has become one of the most famous landmarks of the town. Maybe you have seen it somewhere on one of the beautiful postcards or in travel magazines.

Southwold offers a great variety of accommodation options for its dear guests. Tourists can choose from nice apartments to small and neat hotels like Crown and Swan.

When question comes to cultural and sightseeing experiences, this place promises a quite interesting program. Among Southwold’s most visited attractions vi can mention the beautiful Church of Saint Edmund (built in 15th century), the Church of The Holy Trinity and Southwold lighthouse located right on the coast of the North Sea. The most part of the buildings in the town is considered new built, as a result of the disastrous fire of 1659 which almost completely destroyed the town.

Alongside the town runs a wide sand beach with adjusting beautiful promenade. Actually, this promenade is one of the most popular tourist routs. It will take about 30 minutes to get from one end of Southwold to another.