From its Roman origins, through its importance as a Medieval church town, Halesworth has a wealth of history hidden just under the surface. With this in mind, it’s no surprise that many books have been written about the area.
To satisfy all you local history addicts, we’ve put together a list of the very best books about Halesworth so you can find that perfect gift or satisfy your own curiosity.
Halesworth Middle School’s pupils are a talented bunch: Apple Fire: The Halesworth Middle School Anthology collects their very best work, and is a great way to see what keeps Halesworth ticking.
Michael Gooch’s People of a Suffolk Town: Halesworth, 1100-1900 is an incredible collection of insights into the town of Halesworth and its inhabitants through the years. If you’re serious about local history, this is the book for you.