Aldeburgh Beach

Visit Aldeburgh Beach

Aldeburgh Beach is perfect for a relaxing traditional seaside holiday enjoying the miles of unspoilt coastline. This Suffolk seaside town is well known for the brightly painted former fishermen’s cottages and its celebrity residents.

This beach is enjoyed throughout the year with plenty to see and do. The summer holidays bring families from far and wide each year to enjoy this traditional seaside resort.

Did you know? Aldeburgh’s most famous resident is Benjamin Britten, look out for the Scallop sculpture dedicated to him on the beach front.

The ‘Scallop’ designed by Suffolk artsist Maggi Hambling, is inscribed with the words “I hear those voices that will not be drowned” from Britten’s famous opera ‘Grimes’.

There is a mile of dog-friendly beach just to the North of Aldburgh which runs from the Wentworth Hotel to Thorpeness.

This beach is …

  • Unspoilt
  • Dog friendly
  • Great for walks

What to see and do

  • Take a picture by the Scallop Sculpture
  • Great for long coastal walks

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Places to stay

  • Hotels
  • Self catering cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting There

Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

LOCATION: Moot Hall Market Cross Place Aldeburgh, Suffolk IP15 5DS
Map of Aldeburgh Beach

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What’s On along the Coast

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Get active on the beach

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