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Walberswick Anchor

Walberswick Anchor

formerly Blue Anchor

Due to the latest government regulations, pubs currently have to close by 10pm. Opening hours displayed on this page may not take account of this change.

The pub seems to be open for its normal hours and is providing a takeaway food service.

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Real Ale is sold here.

The St, IP18 6UA

grid reference TM 497 746

hotel, opened pre-1874 (rebuilt 1927)

owner/operator: Adnams

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(01502) 722112

(01502) 722112

Situated in an idyllic coastal village, this bar and hotel caters for holidaymakers and locals alike. It has two cosy alcove areas heated by a fire on both sides with a side room for families and a spacious restaurant serving local produce plus a large garden. The pub is accessible from Southwold via footbridge or ferry. As well as Adnams ales, an extensive range of global bottled beers and craft ales are stocked. Accommodation is available in the main building or in garden chalets.

The current building was built to replace the Blue Anchor (dismantled in 1929 - see the note on the historical tab).

Landlord Mark Dorber runs regular Beer Academy courses and the couple also own the Stratford St Mary Swan.

Smugglers' tunnels have been identified leading to the Anchor.

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Historical interest

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Footnote

Blue is a heraldic colour of hope. The spare anchor at sea was often known as the hope anchor. "Anker" can also relate to a measurement of 8.5 gallons.

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper & book information from Bob Mitchell)

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