Visitors to the seaside town on Felixstowe can expect to see a couple of new additions this summer in the form of beach huts!
So, there’s nothing very unusual about that except these ones have been transformed into colourful ‘Visit Felixstowe’ Tourism Information Points!
Complementing the tourism services on offer at the Felixstowe Library, the two beach huts will provide an important presence on the seafront with useful tourist-related leaflets, information and advice for both local residents and holidaymakers. And, in keeping with their surroundings, they have been painted seaside-style and proudly support the Visit Felixstowe brand.
The huts, which are positioned opposite the Town Hall and in the gardens in front of Manning’s Amusements (off Sea Road), will be open seven days a week until the end of September, so passing visitors can pick up information about what is going on in Felixstowe.
The first hut near the Town Hall will be officially opened at 11am on Wednesday, 25 May, by Suffolk Coastal District Councils Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Coastal Management, Cllr Andy Smith, whose portfolio includes Tourism.
Cllr Smith said: “The beach huts will work alongside the tourism services offered at the Library, bolstering our service and making tourist information easily accessible on the seafront.”
The aim is to make the beach huts a quirky and fun addition to Felixstowe’s vibrant seafront area of the town and it is hoped that everyone will pay them a visit to discover great days by the sea in Felixstowe!