The Plough Inn

“Local food close to the sea” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

WANGFORD, SUFFOLK

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Our View

Close to the coast and on the main A12 from Southwold, this rural inn is surprisingly spacious with well-equipped bedrooms. Local ales are served in the bar and there is a separate restaurant and large terrace. Reflecting the fact it is surrounded by farms and close to the sea, the menu focuses on locally-sourced dishes like venison sausage casserole and grilled plaice fillet with prawn and caper butter.

The Plough Inn
London Road, WANGFORD, SUFFOLK, NR34 8AZ
Phone : 01502 578239

Features

Facilities
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover Suffolk

Suffolk is Constable country, where the county’s crumbling, time-ravaged coastline spreads itself under wide skies to convey a wonderful sense of remoteness and solitude. Highly evocative and atmospheric, this is where rivers wind lazily to the sea and notorious 18th-century smugglers hid from the excise men. John Constable immortalised these expansive flatlands in his paintings in the 18th century, and his artwork raises the region’s profile to this day.

Walking is one of Suffolk’s most popular recreational activities. It may be flat but the county has much to discover on foot – not least the isolated Heritage Coast, which can be accessed via the Suffolk Coast Path. Southwold, with its distinctive, white-walled lighthouse standing sentinel above the town and its colourful beach huts and attractive pier features on many a promotional brochure. Much of Suffolk’s coastal heathland is protected as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and shelters several rare creatures including the adder, the heath butterfly and the nightjar. In addition to walking, there is a good choice of cycling routes but for something less demanding, visit some of Suffolk’s charming old towns, with streets of handsome, period buildings and picturesque, timber-framed houses.

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