Huge numbers of geese fly over Mandalay in Southwold in late November, as they do every afternoon, before returning to the marshes . If your volume is down, you should turn it up to get the full experience
These stunning videos were all made at the Hen reedbeds just outside Southwold in mid October 2020
Now and again, I come across a photo of Mandalay online which I think is worthy of inclusion on a blog. This is a photo of an American WW2 Mustang fighter, of a type that would have accompanied American bombers on their daylight raids in the latter part of the war. Prior to their inclusion[…]
So sad that we have to go into a second lockdown in November due to the escalation of the Corona virus nationally, although Suffolk is by no means as bad as other parts of the country. Guests at Mandalay are opting for later in the year or next year, on the understanding that if there[…]
Well, here we are in early August 2020, and after 3 months of Lockdown due to the Corona virus , and a month of easement, Mandalay is back in full occupancy. In the meantime, we have had only one outright cancellation, with other guests postponing their visits either until later in the year, or having[…]
It’s rather strange cycling through Southwold during the lockdown, but it does enable you to enjoy the more or less uncluttered streets and paths.
I know this is a few years old, so some things may have changed a bit inside Mandalay in Southwold, Suffolk, but in these days of the corona virus shutdown, I thought it would be nice to have an opportunity to take a look again
IMG_8052 IMG_8138 IMG_8074 Over the winter, there are often tides at Southwold that are higher than usual, and 11th of February 2020 was no exception. Don’t worry, though, as no flood water has reached Mandalay; even in the great floods of 1953, Mandalay was surrounded by water, but not flooded.
In early 2020, we improved the decking at Mandalay looking towards the sea, with special 10mm thick toughened glass panels, to help keep the worst of the breeze off you, if you are sitting out enjoying the weather. It has the added advantage of stopping the plants in pots being wind blasted, as the[…]
Easter. April 2020. These are strange, and worrying times that we are currently living in. As you might expect, our visitors to Mandalay are staying away, and by and large, planning to come later in the year, or next year. At the same time, Southwold has the[…]