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Snape Maltings

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interesting selection of shops

Around the concert hall complex there is a variety of shops. Craft shops, antique centre, books... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BELMONTIpswich
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
good visit

We have tried to here many times but not been able to park. so went over christmas and got parked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret B
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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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 1 week ago

Around the concert hall complex there is a variety of shops. Craft shops, antique centre, books, clothes, pictures. & toilets. There is car parking close by.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BELMONTIpswich
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Parking here is free and unlimited to enable our visitors to relax and enjoy all there is to see and do here. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have tried to here many times but not been able to park. so went over christmas and got parked it was worth the time, we did one of the walks but did not see much wild life lots of mud. would go again maybe...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Margaret B
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am sorry you have had difficulty parking as we have ample, free and unlimited car parking. If our welcome team are not present, signs direct visitors to the rear of the site (behind the Concert Hall) where there is plenty of parking convenient for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Snape Maltings just after Christmas to pick up a few bits. We came away with much more than we went for. Everything is so tempting and displayed so well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KinkyNoodle
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. Our Buying and Visual Display teams aim to create a wonderful experience for our retail visitors to enjoy so your feedback is appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Farmers Market here this weekend There was a huge variety of produce on offer with tastings of many. The atmosphere was brilliant. There is lots of parking available and lots of craft and artisan shopping to be enjoyed all year round. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TrishH248
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Delighted that you found so much to enjoy here. Snape Maltings is indeed a place for all seasons! Full details can be found on our website. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

We visited Snape for the first time some months ago and were so impressed by the concert hall that we decided that we just had to visit again on an occasion when we could see a performance. We were lucky enough to get tickets for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank garybons
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Fabulous that you so enjoyed the Christmas Spectacular in our wonderful Concert Hall. Full details of the programme, and all other site events here, are on our website. I hope you will find plenty to make your journey back worthwhile!

Reviewed 3 December 2018

Had a wander around the shops, which have some lovely unusual craft bits and gifts in them. Lovely pub on site too - food was very nice in there too

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Phillipsbunch
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Pleased you enjoyed the shopping and food at Snape Maltings and hope you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 2 December 2018

We stumbled upon Snape Maltings whilst on our way to Aldeburgh for the weekend. What a place! Fantastic shops and galleries to wander around - I managed to unexpectedly do all my Christmas shopping in one fell swoop! My mum found just what she'd been...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank paulhowse
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Delighted that you found so much to enjoy here, which indeed there is! And glad as well that our choice of shops fulfilled your Christmas shopping list! Clever of you to identify the Marsh Harrier. There is such a wealth of wildlife to be seen...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018

Very impressed with this place, lots to see and it was like entering the Tardis. The cafe and the tea room were clean and welcoming. All staff were friendly and helpful. Plenty of parking. Looking forward to going again.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pjtBedfordshire
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Thank you very much for your positive feedback and happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit here. We look forward to welcoming you back. Full information on our performance programme, seasonal events, walks, exhibitions and, should you wish to stay here longer, on site...More

Reviewed 28 November 2018

As usual on a wet day the parking was a bit tricky. The shops were bright with good displays. It is a little more expensive than many retailers but offers a wide selection. The art display seems to remain the same so was a little...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 9 November 2018

Perfect location for retail shopping housed in an area of outstanding beauty. Giftware, furniture, food and soft furnishings makes it a 'must visit' location..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gecko133
SnapeMaltings, Retail Administrator at Snape Maltings, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and pleased you enjoyed your shopping experience in our unique location. 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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