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Dunwich Museum

At James Street, Dunwich, Saxmundham IP17 3DT, UK


About Dunwich Museum

Dunwich Museum tells the town’s story and the dramatic tale of the 13th Century storm that blocked the harbour entrance and the inexorable erosion that reduced Dunwich to the to tiny village of today. On the first floor there are displays about more recent social history, the wildlife of the area, and a feature about smuggling.

Attractions near Dunwich Museum

Dunwich Beach0.26km from Dunwich Museum

Dunwich is a Shingle beach located near Southwold in Suffolk. The spectacular Dunwich stretch of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Beauty contains some of the most beautiful heathland and coastal scenes on the heritage coast. A beautiful beACH FOR  aunbath and also its calm water allows you to have a swim and more.

Dunwich Heath is an area of coastal lowland heath just south of the village of Dunwich, in the Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB, England. It is adjacent to the RSPB reserve at Minsmere. It lies within the area of the Minsmere-Walberswick Heaths and Marshes Site of Special Scientific Interest, Special Area of Conservation and Special Protection Area.

RSPB Minsmere3.43km from Dunwich Museum

RSPB Minsmere is a fantastic coastal nature reserve that's perfect for families. Discover nature together in our Wild Zone and Wild Wood Adventure area.  Discover nature together on the beautiful Suffolk coast. Wander among the wetlands and woods, potter along the beach, and pause to watch some amazing wildlife.  One of the iconic attraction in this area with outstanding natural beauty.

Walberswick Beach4.86km from Dunwich Museum

A beautiful sanduy beach located in the heart of the Walberswick. This lovely little sand dune backed beach is just across the River Blythe from Southwold, which is within easy walking distance. One of the iconic location which attracts a lot of tourists.

The Denes Beach5.66km from Dunwich Museum

The Denes beach at Southwold is a quiet shingle beach backed by sand dunes and marshes less busy than the main Southwold beach. The beach is between the mouth of the river Blyth and the historical seaside town of Southwold.  One  of the good location for a sunbath and also you can walk along the area and there are toilets, parking and summer lifeguards with more facilities just a short walk away at Southwold.

Southwold Lighthouse6.53km from Dunwich Museum

Southwold Lighthouse stands in the middle of the historic resort of Southwold, in the heart of the beautiful Suffolk Heritage Coast. The lighthouse, which is a prominent local landmark, was commissioned in 1890, and was automated and electrified in 1938. It survived a fire in its original oil-fired lamp just six days after commissioning and today operates a 180-watt main navigation lamp.

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Suffolk is an East Anglian county of ancient origin in England. It has borders with Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west, and Essex to the south. One of the iconic county which was flourished with natural beauty and also there are so many things to see and enjoy.