Walking Breaks in Aldeburgh, Suffolk


Ramble inland or meander along Suffolk’s Heritage Coast with a break at the Brudenell or White Lion Hotel in Aldeburgh from around £129 B&B per night for two sharing.

With their panoramic sea views, both the privately owned hotels are now offering flexible ‘no strings attached’ summer stays with no deposit and free cancellation up to 2pm 48 hours before your stay.

Choose to dine from the fresh local catch at the Seafood & Grill in the Brudenell or more exotic Indian cuisine in Sea Spice at the White Lion. Tables at both restaurants are well-spaced to ensure two metre social distancing or meals can be taken in the comfort of your room.

Aldeburgh has a wide shingle beach stretching for miles along Suffolk’s Heritage Coast. A stroll along the beach to Thorpeness will lead past the Scallop, a tribute to composer Benjamin Britten who lived in Aldeburgh, by Suffolk sculptor Maggi Hambling. Inland the Sailors’ Path which leads six miles to Snape Maltings home to a concert hall as well as galleries, studios and workshops for artists and musicians; or follow in Benjamin Britten’s footsteps on the Britten Trail created to celebrate the life of the acclaimed composer who lived and worked in the town.

To book call the Brudenell Hotel on 01728 452071, www.brudenellhotel.co.uk or the White Lion Hotel on Tel: 01728 452720 www.whitelion.co.uk; for things to see and do www.thesuffolkcoast.co.uk.

Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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