The view from the hotel window

The view from the hotel window

Flowers in the market, and the Swan Hotel

Wooden ducks

Isobel picks a couple of mini-shoulder-shawls

Isobel's handbag is covered in beetles

Isobel on the prom at Southwold

A large chunk of driftwood on the beach

Three beach huts stand alone

Southwold beach huts

We stop at the Gun Hill Café

A scooter is a bit infested with mini beetles

The Take It Eeasy beach hut

Isobel meets a small dog on the promenade


A lifeguard vest is infested with mini beeetles

By Tim Hunkin's water clock

Isobel looks through the quantum tunneling telescope

Nosher and Isobel on Southwold Pier

A triangular window

Southwold from the pier

Isobel has a go at the coin push thing

More action, 2 pence at a time

Red benches on the promenade

The lighthouse on St. James Green

One of our pub stops: the Sole Bay Inn

Lunch at the Lord Nelson

Looking down the street at the Nelson

Isobel operates the old-school lifts

Isobel waits in the lift in The Swan Hotel

Concertina doors on an old lift

Walking down the corridor to the room

Another view of the lighthouse from our room

Down on the quay, an old boat called Xanadu

We wait for fish 'n' chips at the Harbour Inn

Isobel heads out onto the common

Crossing a stream on the footpath back to Southwold

Looking back over the river towards Walberswick

Cows on the common

At the Red Lion on South Green

The lighthouse and Sole Bay Inn

Nosher in the Sole Bay Inn

A view out of the hotel window

The seafront, and the pier

The lighthouse, lit up

A random, single, Chinese lantern floats by

The seafront at night, with the pier in the distance

Isobel in the Drawing Room of the Swan Hotel

The Swan's grand drawing room

The view from the hotel window at night

Isobel's on her phone in the hotel bedroom

The Swan Hotel

Southwold High Street

Part of Adnams' bottling line

The barrel-filling end of the brewing line

Stainless steel pipes everywhere

Shiny steel tanks

Peering in to a fermentation tank

Isobel looks into tanks

More stainless steel and tanks

The view from the brewhouse

Isobel roams around

Maturation tanks - each holds 80,000 pints

Peering into maturation tanks

The tour continues

The Adnams brewery bar

Southwold church

Some dude stares out to sea

The sign at the Southwold Sailors' Reading Room

Looking back down East Street