Snape Maltings

9 miles away from The Westleton Crown

Snape Maltings are a unique collection of granaries situated close to Aldeburgh. Occupying an important bridging place on the River Alde, Snape Maltings has a long and fascinating history stretching back to Anglo Saxon times.

The Maltings are visited by thousands of people every year, not least for the famous annual Aldeburgh Music Festival, founded by Benjamin Britten, which is held in the Snape Maltings Concert Hall, a beautiful conversion of one of the old maltings. Snape also hosts a number of music and arts festivals throughout the year. In fact, Snape Maltings is seen as a centre for culture and dining in rural Suffolk.

You will find many stunning walks around the marshlands surrounding Snape Maltings, as well as exciting glimpses of the local wildlife and captivating sculptures by Henry Moore.


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