Beaches in Aldeburgh, Suffolk

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The beach guide has 3 beaches listed in and around the town of Aldeburgh. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Aldeburgh Beach (0.2 miles)

    Aldeburgh © Ian Rees | BY-SA

    This sand and shingle beach is probably the best known of all Suffolk's beaches. Backing on to the pretty seaside town of Aldeburgh there are no shortage of facilities either. Aldeburgh has plenty to explore on and around the beach. Along the beach front are any number of quirky historic buildings. These include the 400…

  • Thorpeness Beach (1.9 miles)

    Thorpeness © John Goldsmith | BY-SA

    Thorpness is a quirky little village just north of Aldeburgh. It is everything an English seaside village should be; there is a golf course, a large boating lake (the Meare) and more mock Tudor buildings than you can shake a stick at! Many of these buildings line the beach front intermingling with equally quirky modern…

  • Orford Ness Beach (5 miles)

    Orford Ness © Alison Rawson | BY-SA

    The technical description of Orford Ness as a cuspate foreland shingle spit doesn't really do much to explain the uniqueness of this atmospheric spot on the Suffolk coast.

    Much of the mystery of Orford Ness relates to its past as a military research establishment. There are still plenty of reminders of this with buildings such as…

Aldeburgh beaches map

Map featuring Aldeburgh beaches. Click on pins to view beach details