Beccles town is made up of small market squares and winding streets nestled by the River Waveney. Around every corner you’ll find quirky, independent shops, restaurants and cafes. Look out for a host of community events, festivals and entertainment held throughout the year.
Situated inland on the River Waveney, Beccles sits at the southern point of The Broads, offering visitors a peaceful haven to relax and unwind. Beccles offers a wealth of diversity, combining history with modern day culture and a unique shopping experience, with the town’s independent retailers all offering a variety of services that are complemented by the weekly market.
The town has an interesting history and many fascinating landmarks including the church tower, which at 97 foot tall offers spectacular views of the town and surrounding area. A visit to the town’s museum situated within the 16th Century Leman House is a must. The popular quayside area is an excellent place to moor up if arriving by boat and is also the ideal spot to relax, unwind and view the activities that take place both on land and water. The quayside is alsohome to popular events including the annual carnival & regatta.
Beccles also offers an exceptional eating and drinking experience with many local pubs, restaurants and delicatessens catering for a wide range of tastes. For those wishing to sample some of the local produce and tastes, the twice-monthly farmers market is a must. With a children’s petting farm and leisure centre also within easy access, Beccles is the ideal holiday base or perfect day out.