Aldeburgh Boat

Aldeburgh Boat

 

Medium: Oil on Box Canvas

 

Aldeburgh is a small coastal town in the English county of Suffolk. Located on the River Alde, the town is notable for its Blue Flag shingle beach and fisherman huts where freshly caught fish are sold daily. This painting is of one of the few fishing boats that are on the beach shoreline.

The internationally renowned Aldeburgh Festival of arts, which takes place at the nearby Snape Maltings, was created in 1948 by the resident and acclaimed composer Benjamin Britten.

Aldeburgh is a popular Suffolk destination, with second homes making up roughly a third of its residential property, particular attractions are the ancient Moot Hall.