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“A mini-museam of East Anglian history”

Southwold Sailors' Reading Room
Ranked #6 of 23 things to do in Southwold
Certificate of Excellence
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A mini-museam of East Anglian history”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

This area has so much fascinating nautical history, and here you can read and see some of the events, while enjoying a walk along on the cliff top or a quick shelter from the rain. Congratulations to those who help keep this place open

Visited April 2014
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English first
Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
226 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Absolutely fascinating slice of history”
Reviewed 4 May 2014

We went in here by accident and stayed much longer than we intended. It is absolutely full of local sailing and fishing artefacts, pictures etc. a real time warp.

Great for a wet hour or so.

Visited May 2014
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Leicestershire , United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Locked”
Reviewed 2 March 2014

This was locked when we visited, despite being advertised as open. Nothing more to say other than I have to write 50 characters to have review accepted

Visited February 2014
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
192 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Overcast Day Visit”
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Drop in here for a bit of a warm up from the cold winds outside. But this is free to drop in sit & read your paper or book, but do look at the items on display which show the maritime history of Southwold. A little gem tuck away on the sea front

Visited February 2014
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England
Level 6 Contributor
220 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Blast from the past”
Reviewed 23 February 2014

This is an icon as far as Southwold is concerned. Full of memorabilia of the area, old worthies pictured as monuments to a bygone era. Free admittance and worthwhile for a bit of quiet reflection on days gone by.

Visited February 2014
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