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worth a visit just to have a wander around looking at the art collections, antiques and home shop... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CJS2901
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Holt, United Kingdom
An enjoyable music concert

My wife and I attended a concert given by the Suffolk Youth Orchestra as part of the Snape Proms... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
George C
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Snape Maltings is a place of energy and inspiration – a visitor destination of outstanding natural beauty and one of the world’s leading centres of music, founded by Suffolk-born composer Benjamin Britten. Visit this remarkable collection of...more
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Snape Bridge | Snape, Aldeburgh IP17 1SR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

worth a visit just to have a wander around looking at the art collections, antiques and home shop. lots of other clothes shops and gifts

Thank CJS2901
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a nice mooch around on the first wet day for weeks! The craft/gift shops are great, with lots of gift ideas that are a bit different from the usual tourist spots. We enjoyed the galleries and plan going back on a dry day...More

Thank Deborah H
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Delighted that you enjoyed browsing our shops and galleries while it was raining! To enable you to enjoy your next visit too, you will find (free) maps in our Visitor Centre detailing the many lovely walks you can do from here. I do hope you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So many people recommended we come here, we didn't actually bother to do our homework and check the place out 1st. This essentially is a collection of buildings with a variety of very expensive, and lovely to look at home-ware, jewellery etc. But boring for...More

Thank thomdeborah
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. We do our best to ensure that our website reflects everything that our visitors can expect to find and enjoy here, whatever they are looking for, and there is more than wonderful shopping! .......... Our website provides information on the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went as a birthday treat but wasn't impressed. Just a few shops on an underused not very well laid out site. Not enough made of the waterside locationMore

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SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I am sorry your birthday visit here proved disappointing for you. Our website indicates a variety of independent shops aiming to provide a rare and rewarding treat of retail experience. Additionally there is a choice of cafes offering different styles of menu to cater for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I attended a concert given by the Suffolk Youth Orchestra as part of the Snape Proms and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The orchestra had recently returned from their concert tour in Spain and reprised their programme for proud parents etc. It is...More

Thank George C
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. The Concert Hall is indeed renowned for its acoustics and a rich and varied Programme is performed throughout the year. We have a selection of stylish holiday accommodation on our site in renovated Victorian buildings which may be of particular...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Britten-Piers orchestra marvelous, unfortunately it was in readable hot in concert hall! I understand it does have air conditioning but it had been switched off for recordings! By interval I felt unwell from heat which was a shame as the music was beautifully performed! It...More

Thank subi212
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and apologies for the discomfort you experienced during the first half of the concert. We are experiencing exceptional conditions at the moment. Very glad you were able to fully enjoy the second half.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at Aldeburgh and spent some time at Snape, which is a short drive away. The Maltings are surrounded by reed beds and the River Alde runs down to Aldeburgh, turns right near the sea and goes round Orford Ness. We went to...More

Thank SergeLourie
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted that you enjoyed the performances, surroundings, shops and Farmers' market here at Snape and look forward to welcoming you again. The full programme of events and performances is on our website.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PLace is easy to find off the Aldeburgh road and has plenty of parking. First look was at the sculptor at the back of the buildings and the cafe. It had a look of serenity, an ideal spot for a picnic but we didn't see...More

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SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and delighted that you enjoyed your visit both for the ambience and the shopping. Benches are to be found along the front of the Concert Hall, overlooking the Iken marshes and the sculpture lawn. There is also outside seating for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered The Maltings last year, we arrived a bit too late to get the full sense of the place. We got there early and we weren’t disappointed. It was a glorious day, and there was ample free parking. Lots to see and do, a...More

Thank Andrew C
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Delighted that you returned to enjoy a full day here and pleased that it fulfilled your expections!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, as it has something for everyone - old and young! Some really quirky little shops, galleries and lots of choice of cafes, or pub meals.

Thank Kato122
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Delighted that you enjoyed your visit here and that the diverse nature of Snape Maltings provided interest for everyone. We look forward to welcoming you again!

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Colin V
22 October 2015|
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Response from SnapeMaltings | Property representative |
Dear Colin Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome on site but not in the shops nor Cafe 1885 and the Granary Tea Shop (except assistance dogs). The Granary Tea Shop has outside seating so if you wish to stop for... More
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Elizabeth E
21 January 2015|
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Response from SnapeMaltings | Property representative |
Dear Elizabeth Thank you for your query. Around our shops there is a paved tegular path however the carpark is fine shingle. All our shops on the ground floor are accessible, in House & Garden our Café 1885 is located... More
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