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Aldeburgh Beach

Aldeburgh, Suffolk

Aldeburgh is a mid-sized town on the Suffolk coast set between a sand and shingle beach and the river Aide.

Beach Type



Aldeburgh has shops
Cafes and restaurants as well as a museum and a tourist information centre

Nature and Wildlife

Stroll along the beach or vsit the town. Behind Aldeburgh the river Aide approaches the sea like an estuary and there are nature reserves and good birdwatching in the surrounding areas.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Aldeburgh TIC. The Cinema High Street. Aldeburgh. IP15 5AU. Phone:. 01728 453637


Nearest town: Aldeburgh
County: Suffolk
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1555, 1.6114
Postcode: IP15 5BD
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , Suffolk at Explore Britain.


Aldeburgh is signposted down the A1094. off the A12 North of Norwich.

Public Transport

Bus No 64: Ipswich - Aldeburgh

Nearest Railway Stations

Saxmundham (Approx. 6 miles away)
Darsham (Approx. 9 miles away)
Wickham Market (Approx. 9 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There are car parks at either end of the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Thorpe Road, Aldeburgh (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Oakley Square, Aldeburgh (Short stay).
About 0.5 miles away
King Street, Aldeburgh (Short stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Fort Green, Aldeburgh (Long stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Slaughden Road, Aldeburgh (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Remembrance Road, Thorpeness (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
High Street, Leiston (Long stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Sizewell Beach South, Sizewell (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Sizewell Beach, Sizewell (Long stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Sizewell Road, Leiston (Long stay).
About 3.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Aldeburgh