Southwold beach, Southwold, Suffolk
  • About Us

    Southwold Beach Information

    Southwold beach is on a section of the Suffolk coast that is declared an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

    This is a sandy beach with well maintained wooden groynes and beach huts make it the families choice. Walk along the beach away from the huts and you will see sand dunes at The Denes beach.

    You have all the facilities expected of a traditional seaside town, with the actual beach includes toilets, pier, promenade, beach huts, campsite and lifeguards by the pier in summer months.

    Southwold Beach has dog restrictions. Southwold beach, dogs not allowed in summer months. You can head a little south to Southwold The Denes beach that does allow dogs.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Southwold, 13 beaches in Suffolk, or check our list of Suffolk Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Monday, with high temperatures falling to 9°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon and breezy starting in the evening.
     
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    12
       71%  48%   13 mph
      5:35 am    8:09 pm
    Thursday, Apr 26th
     Breezy until afternoon and mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
    6
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    12
       13%  54%   17 mph
      5:33 am    8:11 pm

    Friday, Apr 27th
     Overcast throughout the day and breezy starting in the afternoon.
     
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    10
       51%  96%   9 mph
      5:31 am    8:12 pm
    Saturday, Apr 28th
     Breezy in the morning and mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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    11
       31%  40%   6 mph
      5:29 am    8:14 pm

    Sunday, Apr 29th
     Windy starting in the evening and rain overnight.
     
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       53%  100%   12 mph
      5:27 am    8:16 pm
    Monday, Apr 30th
     Rain in the morning and afternoon and breezy throughout the day.
     
    7
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    9
       88%  100%   10 mph
      5:25 am    8:17 pm

    Tuesday, May 1st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    7
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    12
       46%  57%   10 mph
      5:23 am    8:19 pm
    Wednesday, May 2nd
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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    12
       20%  21%   12 mph
      5:21 am    8:21 pm

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