Local information


Walberswick residents and their guests only (no charge):
Norwich bus - every third Thursday in the month. Picks up at 9.15am from the Church bus stop, the Tuck Shop and the Village Hall bus stop. Leaves Norwich at 1.45pm. To book please see Village News

Halesworth bus - every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesday of the month. Leaves 10am picking up from Anchor, Tuck Shop and Church. Leaves Halesworth 11.45am

Lowestoft bus - every first Wednesday in the month. Leaves 10am picking up from usual places. Returns to Walberswick by 1pm.

CATS moving the community: Phone 0845 604 1802. Connects to rail stations at Saxmundham and Darsham. Service operates throughout area north of Leiston to Saxmundham, Kelsale, Blythburgh & Walberswick including villages around Theberton, Middleton, kWestleton, Eastbridge, etc.


Car Parks

Ferry Road and Cliff Field car parks will accommodate 600 cars. They are both Pay and Display and operate between 1st May and 30th September.

To contact the Operations Manager of the Car Parks for season tickets or with any concerns, telephone Victoria Cowley on 07907 294227 or click here to use the Contact Us form.

To read more about Walberswick Car Parks Limited, click here. 

 Church Services

Sung Parish Eucharist CW:
 Parish Eucharist Sundays at 1100 
 2nd Sunday Choral Evensong at 1800 (1600 during Lent)
Holy Communion every Wednesday at 1000 (said) 1st Wednesdays Healing Service
Evening Prayer every Tuesday at 1700 (said)

Community oil buying scheme Click here to join Community Action Suffolk

Dentists: Halesworth and Bungay      Southwold Dental Practice 

Doctor's surgery.  Sole Bay Health Centre, Teal Close, Reydon, (near The Randolph Hotel) The Wednesday clinic in the Village Hall no longer takes place. 

East Anglia's churches A history and description of every church in Suffolk and Norfolk.

Ferry times.

1st April - 23rd April = 10am - 12.30pm and 2pm - 5pm (Weekends = 10am to 5pm).
29th April - 27th May Weekends only = 10am - 5pm.
27th May - 30th September 10am - 12.30pm and 2pm - 5pm (weekends 10am - 5pm)
30th September to 28th  October Weekends only = 10am to 5pm.
28th October - 4th November = 10am - 12.30pm and 2pm - 5pm (weekends 10am - 5pm)
The ferry does not operate during the winter months. £1 per person and bycles. Children under 5 and dogs free.

Library Suffolk Libraries website The Mobile Library visits every four weeks 2.20pm to 2.50pm in the Village Hall car park.. See Mobile Library in the Diary for the next date.

Post Office Counter: The Post Office counter is open Tuesday afternoons (1pm to 3pm) and Thursday mornings (10am to 12noon) in the Village Hall Annex.

Refuse collections are early Monday mornings. Recycling and household are alternate weeks.
Click here for calendar.
Click here for what you can and cannot put in your recycling bin. 

Please email scsltd@suffolkcoastal.gov.uk for further advice.

Recycling other household waste 

Residents' websites

East Suffolk District Council (Suffolk Coastal and Waveney combined)

Suffolk Energy Action

Suffolk Coast and Heaths   Visit Suffolk  Discover Suffolk for local walks

Tide tables and weather forecast for Southwold and other coastal waters

Trains     Nearest railway station Darsham

Veterinary Clinic 

Where to stay in and around Walberswick.

Places to visit

The Cut, Arts Centre Wenhaston Doom Halesworth Museum
Helmingham Hall Somerleyton Hall and Gardens Sutton Hoo
Gardens Africa Alive Museum of East Anglian Life
Latitude Festival High Tide Festival Aldeburgh Music (Snape Maltings)
Southwold Museum East Anglia Transport Museum Norfolk Museums
Leiston Longshop Museum The Alfred Corey lifeboat Southwold Theatre
Minsmere RSPB Dunwich Museum Leiston Abbey
Landguard Fort Horse riding Orford Ness
Southwold Lighthouse Southwold Pier Sailors' Reading Room
Camels Alain de Botton's Living architecture Suffolk churches
Norfolk churches Halesworth Arts Festival Suffolk Owl Sanctuary
Easton Farm Park Anglia Go Karting Mid-Suffolk Llight Railway
Southwold Arts Festival Marina Theatre, Lowestoft INK Festival, Halesworth
The Broads Lowestoft Maritime Museum Lowestoft Museum
Woodbridge Tide Mill Suffolk Punch Trust Bungay Castle
Suffolk towns and villages Suffolk Museums Suffolk historic buildings
Golf and other activities Framlingham Castle Orford Castle
The Hidden Gardens of Bury