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  • Southwold Boating Lake and Tea Room- Cream Teas

Southwold Boating Lake and Tearoom

So much more than glorious cream teas and freshly baked cakes and pastries, tasty breakfasts, lunches and homemade snacks - Southwold Boating Lake and Tearoom is one of the gems of Southwold.

Just beyond Southwold Pier, set in a wonderful haven of lakes surrounded by reeds, marshland and overlooking the river with a spectacular array of birds to watch out for, there's something for everyone to enjoy here.

Relax while the children enjoy the boating lake - bring back your own childhood memories watching your children paddle away on the lovely lake in the little paddleboats just for them, and if required for peace of mind we can provide life jackets for their safety.

New for this year is a 9 hole crazy golf course - look out for the birdie at every hole!

From the themed beach huts that span the decades, you will regularly find vintage fairs, model yacht regattas, model power boat events, and car rallies.

Monthly evening theme nights are also held including fish nights, pizza nights and much more.

As well as all the fun on offer, just a short walk away from the tea room is the peace and calm of the bird hide nestled in amongst the reeds. Priding themselves in giving visitors an experience that they will never forget and what better way to spend your time than being served a scrumptious cream tea on the lovely island, located in the centre of a very unique setting overlooking the river. This wonderful island is a perfect haven for bird watchers with its willow fencing, just the place for those who would like a little bit of peace and quiet whilst taking in the scenery and enjoying the refreshments on offer, surrounded by wonderful wildlife including birds from all over the world.

Southwold Boating Lake and Tearooms is also available to hire for corporate events, wedding, anniversaries and birthday parties. Group bookings are also welcome.

And of course while you are enjoying all that's on offer you can enjoy breakfast, coffee, lunch and afternoon tea and enjoy the beautiful homemade cakes, pastries, snacks all prepared using the wonderful array of local produce from around the area. 

Dogs on leads are most welcome.


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