Seaside Bliss

Posted by

On the way back from Latitude on Monday, my partner suggested we stopped at Southwold to see the sea. It sounded infinitely preferable to risking getting stuck in traffic – and I rarely miss an opportunity to see the sea.

Upon arrival, I was instantly charmed by the row of brightly coloured beach huts.

2017-07-17 20.32.09.jpg

The golden sands cried out for sandcastles so I made a rare plastic purchase in the form of a turreted bucket.


I was more excited by my castle than an adult perhaps should be…


Better yet, my partner helped me fill the moat.


We spread the Latitude love to Southwold.

2017-07-17 22.09.25.jpg

Then, it was time for fish and chips overlooking the sea

2017-07-17 20.27.19.jpg

We were joined by a duck, which set a suitably surreal air for the art that was to follow on Southwold pier.

2017-07-17 20.28.04.jpg

We watched the clock celebrate ‘pee-time‘ and were amused and impressed by the artist’s skill in equal measure.

2017-07-17 20.22.46.jpg

I enjoyed pressing a coin and having a go on the Quick Fit Exercise Machine – a relaxing and funny experience that brough to mind Southpark with added kitsch and comfort. Sadly, the pier was closing so I couldn’t try the rest of the under the pier attractions.

If you want an idyllic seaside break, visit Southwold. It’s seaside as it used to be.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s