Getting Here and Around

Snape Maltings is located in the village of Snape, Suffolk, 5 miles from Aldeburgh on the Suffolk coast. Our address is: Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SP. We look forward to welcoming you.

Travel information

By car

From the A12, take the A1094 signposted towards Snape Maltings. Turn right at Snape Church onto the B1069, then continue through the village of Snape before turning left into Snape Maltings (postcode IP17 1SP). There is lots of free parking available on site.

Use this Fuel Cost Calculator to figure out fuel costs for your journey.

Electric car charging points

We have four electric car charging points at Snape Maltings. Two are near the entrance to the Pond Gallery. Two more are outside the Stable Block / Lettering Arts Centre. To use them, drivers must download the Plug-n-Go app on their smart phone and set up an account.

By bike

Trains on the Ipswich to Lowestoft line can accommodate a limited number of bikes free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. On the London – Norwich intercity train line you will need to book a cycle reservation. E-Bike hire is available from EezyBike in Aldeburgh.

By train

The closest station is Saxmundham (4 miles) which is on the East Suffolk Ipswich – Lowestoft train line.

Wickham Market station (6 miles) is located in Campsea Ash on the same line.

CATS offers an on-demand service which covers the whole of the Suffolk Coastal area. Visit the Connecting Communitieswebsite for details on how to book your journey.

Plan your journey

Not sure how to access Snape Maltings? Plan your journey with the Suffolk Onboard website.

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Find us

Snape Maltings is most easily accessed by road - located five miles inland from Aldeburgh, and approximately 30-40 minutes from Ipswich. Free parking is available on site
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Take a 360 degree tour

This 360 degree tour was made in 2020. View our current art and exhibitions.

Site map

A map of the Snape Maltings site.

Opening hours

Visitor Centre, Box Office & Box Office Telephone
Open daily 10am – 4pm

Mon – Sat 10am – 5.30pm
Sun 10am – 4.30pm

Mon – Sat 9am – 5pm
Sun 9am – 4pm
Year round

River View Café & Bar
Open daily
11.30am – 3.30pm and pre-concert bar and dining. Booking advisable.
Closed on Saturday 11 March from 1pm – 1.30pm for a wedding.

River View Restaurant
Pre-concert dining & events from 02 March

The Maltings Gallery
Thur – Mon 10am – 5.30pm
Tue – Wed Closed

Warm Rooms
The Stable Block, Snape Maltings
10am – 4pm Thursdays & Fridays until March
Imogen Holst Room, The Red House
10am – 4pm Tuesdays & Wednesdays until March