A friendly welcome awaits visitors to the town, which prides itself on a cultural blend of fine art, theatrical entertainment, locally produced food, wines and small independent shops, all surrounded by beautiful countryside and charming villages.
Visitors looking for cultural delights will be impressed with the choice on offer. The Cut, an old maltings is an urban sized centre for the arts with a full theatre, music, film and exhibition programme throughout the year. Steeple End Gallery provides both an intimate and attractive space, providing the ideal setting for displaying contemporary paintings, sculpture, ceramics and textiles. Housed in the original railway buildings, the Halesworth and District Museum tells the story of the earlier historic life of the town and surrounding villages.
The Halesworth Town Trail provides an ideal opportunity to explore the town and discover it’s interesting past including the 15th century Saxon church and the town park. The town park also links through to Halesworth’s Millennium Green, the largest single Millennium green in the country. Stretching along the banks of the River Blyth, it is a haven for wildlife and flowers and provides two circular walks of up to two miles.
The pedestrianised Thoroughfare provides an authentic market town shopping experience, centred around independent shops, continuing through to the market place, where the weekly market blends the old with the new. Halesworth is a haven for food lovers, with an abundance of fresh local produce and fine restaurants. The Halesworth Produce Market, which takes place on the second Saturday of the month, displays some of the finest foods from around the region. To complement your food, why not try a glass of local wine from Wissett Wines Vineyards, or alternatively take a tour to see how their award winning wine is produced.
For thosewishing to enjoy something a little more energetic, Halesworth has a bowling green and an 18 hole golf course- truly something for everyone.
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Map reference: TM 386774 Lat: 52.34324 Long: 1.50186
Halesworth is situated along the A145 south of Bungay
Parking : with charge
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