Useful Information


In the event of an emergency dial 101

Saxmundham Police Station 01728 602017

Area Commander, Halesworth 01986 835300

Medical Services.


Saxmundham Health Group

Lambsale Meadow, Saxmundham.

01728 602022

Leiston Doctors, Main Street, Leiston, IP16 4ES 01728 830526

Branch Surgery, High Street, Yoxford, IP17 3HN.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10.30-12.00 Telephone main surgery or call in to branch surgery (when open) to make an appointment.

Kelsale Primary School


Pauline Burrell-Seward

72 High Street, Leiston 01728 832998

Angel Podiatry

Unit 2, The Creamery, Halesworth, IP19 8SW

01986 874531

Veterinary Surgeons

Fromus Veterinary Group, Fromus House, Street Farm road, Saxmundham.

Teleophone 01728 602599

Leiston Veterinary Clinic, Unit 1D, Eastlands Industrial Estate, Lesiton

Teleophone 01728 833566

Eagle Veterinary Group, Halesworth Veterinary Clinic, Norwich Road, Halesworth

Telephone 01986 873139



Services run to many places including Leiston, Saxmundham, Aldeburgh, Southwold. Departures times can be found on the timetables posted in the Bus Shelter at the end of Low Road. Timetables are occasionally available in the Village Hall or full details can be found at:


The nearest train station is Saxmundham. Trains run from here to Ipswich, London via Ipswich and Lowestoft.

Details of train times and fares can be found at:

Suffolk Coastal District Council

Tel: 01394 383789

Housing Benefit Tel: 01394 444838

Council Tax Tel: 01394 444855

Noise nuisance, dumped cars, rubbish Tel: 01394 444024

Village Services

Post Office.

A Counter service operates on Wednesdays from 9.00-12.00 in the committee room of the village hall.  A full range of services is available such as Special issue stamps, Pensions, Moneygrams, Fishing Licences, Foreign Currencies to name a few.  Anything you can get in a large Post Office you can do here! – USE THIS FACILITY OR LOSE IT.

From 10-11am every Wednesday when the Post Office is open there is a Coffee Club where you can relax and chat with friends over a cup of coffee.  Cards and other items are available with all profits going to a variety of charities.

In addition the Village Hall Management Committee offer a photocopying service during the coffee club times. Copies are charged at 5p each.

Tower Nurseries

Rosemary Lane, Kelsale.Tel: 01728 603142

Open Monday/Wednesday/Friday 10.0am – 4.00 pm

Saturday/Sunday 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Laurel Farm Herbs

Main Road, Kelsale Tel: 01728 668223

Opening times: March to October 10.00am – 5pm (Closed Tuesdays)

November to February 10.00am – 3pm on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Maple Farm

Kelsale Organic Vegetables, Eggs and Farm Milled Flour.

Telephone 01728 652000

Peakhill Farm Organics

Peakhill Farm, Theberton, Nr Leiston, IP16 4TG

Telephone 01728 602248

Suppliers of organic beef and pork meat and vegetables

Mobile Library

Alternate Fridays.

Kelsale Car Park 9.45-10.10am.

Boarding Kennels

Fordleymoor Kennels

Keepers Cottage, East Green, Kelsale, Saxmundham, IP17 2PH.

Tel: 01728 602240

Public Houses, Restaurants & Accomodation

Poachers Pocket

Rosemary Lane,Kelsale, IP17 2QS.

Tel: 01728 602174

Kelsale Social Club

Bridge Street, Kelsale, IP17 2NU

Bed and Breakfast


Main Road, Kelsale,Saxmundham, IP17 2NS.

Tel: 01728 603214

Kelsale Place

Main Road, Kelsale, Saxmundham, IP17 2RD.

Tel: 01728 604894

Caravan and Lodges

Carlton Meres Country Park

Rendham Road, Saxmundham, IP17 2QP.

Tel: 01728 605661

Mill Farm Camping

(Camping and Caravan Certified Site)

Mill Farm, Rosemary Lane, Carlton, IP17 2QS.

Tel 01728 603006,