PLAN YOUR VISIT TO THE INK FESTIVAL
TRAVEL, FIND THE VENUES, EAT, SHOP & STAY
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW IS BELOW

TRAVEL TO HALESWORTH

BY RAIL

Halesworth’s rail station is located on Station Road, Halesworth IP19 8BZ. Local services run to Lowestoft and Ipswich.
From Lowestoft onward travel is available to Norwich and from Ipswich on the mainline service to London Liverpool Street.

Train tickets can be purchased via the Greater Anglia Website, at ticket machines at the rail stations (except Brampton) and mobile tickets are available on the Greater Anglia app.

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The rail station is a short walk from 3 of the Festival Venues and a further 2 minutes to the heart of the town.

BY CAR

From Norwich, take the A146 then the B1332 to Bungay.
From Bungay take the A144 to Halesworth.
From Ipswich and London, take the A12 north and turn onto the A144 just north of Darsham.
From Lowestoft, take the A12 south, turn right on to A145 at Blythburgh and then left onto the B1123.

CAR PARKING IN HALESWORTH

There are several car parks in Halesworth – as you can see from the map below, they are all a short distance from the centre and the 6 Festival Venues (shown here with a yellow logo).

Car Parks in Halesworth – Parking fees apply cash or Ringgo app

1 – The Coop Supermarket, Saxons Way, Halesworth, IP19 8LU

2 – Angel Link, Halesworth, Suffolk, United Kingdom, IP19 8S

3 – Angel Lane South Car Park, Halesworth, IP19 8S

4 – Thoroughfare Town Car Park, Halesworth, IP19 8AH

5 – Bridge Street Car Park, IP19 8AB

6 – Station Road Car Park, Station Road, Halesworth, IP19 8BZ

7 – Halesworth Station Car Park, The Railway Station, Halesworth, IP19 8BZ

Prices and locations can be found here

TRAVEL BY BUS

Local services connect Halesworth with Beccles, Bungay, Lowestoft, Norwich and Southwold. Timetables are available at www.suffolkonboard.com.

HOPPA SHUTTLE BUS

THERE IS A RETURN SHUTTLE SERVICE FOR PEOPLE WITH MOBILITY ISSUES TO CERTAIN PERFORMANCES: Click here for Hoppa Timetable

VISIT THE HALESWORTH WEBSITE for more details

The Festival Venues

The Festival is expanding into a multitude of different places around the town of Halesworth, offering performance spaces spread over 8 exciting venues. Below you can see the distances between the venues to help plan your day.

The Angel – IP19 8AH
The Cut – IP19 8BY
Kings Theatre – IP19 8EY

Museum Theatre – IP19 8BZ
Rifle hall – IP19 8LR
The White Swan – IP19 8LH

HOPPA SHUTTLE BUS

THERE IS A RETURN SHUTTLE SERVICE FOR PEOPLE WITH MOBILITY ISSUES TO CERTAIN PERFORMANCES: Click here for Hoppa Timetable

While you are here:

FOOD AND DRINK

During the Festival there will be plenty of places to stop for refreshments. Below is a number of places to eat where there are performances.

Halesworth also offers a wide choice of places offering everything from sandwiches, deli plates, takeaways, pub food to fine dining.

THE GALLERY AT THE CUT (SECOND FLOOR)

Black Dog Deli Festival Café

Open from 10-5pm 
Serving home-cooked pastries, cakes, delicious lunches with fresh salads, desserts and wine. Lunch from noon.

The Suffolk Coffee Company

Open from 10-5pm – Serving freshly roasted coffee, tea and hot chocolate

THE FOYER AT THE CUT

Café

Open from 9.30am – Serving snacks, drinks and light meals.

HALESWORTH

The Angel

Thoroughfare, Halesworth – Open from 9.00am – 10.30pm
Serving food 12-2.30pm and 5.30-9.00pm
The Stables offers a wine and gin bar exclusively for INK from 5.30pm
Serving food in Cleone’s Italian Restaurant 12-2.30pm and 5.30-9pm

The White Swan

London Road, Halesworth
Open from 12 noon -11.00pm. Food served 12-6pm

Curry night on Thursday night 5-8pm booking essential
Serving real ale and fresh home-cooked food

The Rifle Hall

London Road, Halesworth
Rural Coffee Caravan will be serving coffees and light refreshments From 10.00 pm to 5.00pm

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EATING IN HALESWORTH

SHOP

One of the last independently owned thoroughfares, Halesworth offers a unique shopping experience with traditional shops nestled alongside their modern counterparts

STAY

Here some ideas of where to stay during your visit. Stay a while and visit the East Suffolk Coast.

If you need any advice please email our info team


FURTHER INFORMATION


BOOK TICKETS FOR FESTIVAL
BOOK TICKETS FOR FESTIVAL ON TOUR
FESTIVAL HOME PAGE
WHAT’S ON AT THE FESTIVAL
THE TIMETABLE