Why Come to Halesworth in Suffolk?

map-of-halesworthHalesworth is a small and beautiful market town in the north eastern corner of Suffolk, England. It is located 15 miles (24 km) south west of Lowestoft. Halesworth is primarily centred on a pedestrianised, shopping street known as The Thoroughfare. Each year the Halesworth Thoroughfare hosts a popular food, drink and craft fair, termed the “Thoroughfair”, to raise money for good causes and to entertain visitors.

The town os Halesworth also plays hosts to the “Gig in the Park Music Festival” which is a showcase of local, national, and international musical talent which takes place over three days in August each year.

Halesworth has the largest Millennium Green in the UK providing a haven for wildlife close to the town centre. The rivers in this wonderful area are home to heron, kingfisher and otter.

Villages near Halesworth include Cratfield, Wisset, Chediston, Walpole, Blyford, Linstead Parva, Wenhaston, Thorington, Spexhall and Bramfield. The village of Holton is 1-mile away with a large open space for enjoyable walks called Holton Pits.

Halesworth is a great place for a day out, a weekend away or as the perfect base from which to explore the Suffolk Riviera.

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