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Local Attractions


There are a number of attractions within easy reach of South Beach B&B. Some possibilities are detailed below.


Set within 50 acres of enclosed coastal parkland and just 10mins from the seaside town of  Lowestoft, Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park has so much to do and explore, enjoy some family fun or simply relax and enjoy fantastic shows. Pleasurewood Hills has it all, it's fab fun for everyone!!. For further information check the website:


Explore the sights and sounds of Africa and discover lions, giraffes, rhinos, meerkats, hunting dogs and many more animals from the African continent. Discover some amazing facts about our animals during our exciting feeding talks and seasonal Bird of Prey displays. Open daily at 9.30am all year, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. For further information check the website:


For those of you who have yet to visit  the distillery in Southwold, you are in for a treat! Tour tickets take you to the distillery that contains all the equipment needed to create a "grain to glass" product taking local barley, wheat and oats. The tour demonstrates micro distilling and small batch process, as well as the creativity too. The tour takes approximately 1 hour and is followed by a tutored tasting which takes around 30 minutes. For further information and bookings check the website:


 Heritage Transport museum which includes buses, cars, vans, trams, trolleybuses, a narrow gauge railway and a 'Tar, Sweat and Steam' building displaying the history of roadbuilding. Enjoy unlimited rides on vintage buses, trams, trolleybuses and narrow gauge railway all included in the entry price. The museum is well served by public transport, all stopping right outside the museum. For further information check the website:


Somerleyton Hall is one of the finest Victorian Stately homes in the country. The hall and its surrounding 12-acre gardens are located on the Norfolk-Suffolk border. Lord and Lady Somerleyton open their doors to the public from Easter to September. For further information and opening times check the website:


NESS POINT - most easterly point in the UK. For further information check the website:

OULTON BROADS - Gateway to the Norfolk Broads. For further information check the website: -


RSPB MINSMERE - One of the locations of BBC 'Springwatch'. For further information check the website:

CARLTON MARSHES - See local wildlife and local estuary walks. Visit Carlton Marshes, Gunton Warren/Meadows, Lound Lakes or perhaps Reydon Woods. For further information check the website:


LOWESTOFT WAR MEMORIAL MUSEUM & MARITIME MUSUEM - History of Naval Activities and local fishing industry. For further information check the website:

ROYAL NAVAL PATROL SERVICE MUSUEM (HMS EUROPA) - The headquarters and the fascinating history of Minesweeping around the UK Coast during WW1 & WW2. For further information check the website:

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