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Landscape Character Library


Natural Beauty and Special Qualities Indicators (PDF)

2016 Study of defined factors of the statutory designation.

Distant view of Royal Hospital School from Wrabness

Landscape Character Management Guidelines (PDF)

Guidance on the maintenance, protection and enhancement of the Suffolk & Essex Coast & Heaths National Landscape.

Wind farm off the coast

Seascape Sensitivity to Offshore Wind Farms Report (PDF)

Baseline evidence for Seascape, Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments.

Driftwood on a beach

State of the AONB Report (PDF)

An assessment of the state and condition of the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), published in 2018.

View of Felixstowe docks from Levington Creek

Touching the Tide Landscape Character Assessment (PDF)

Produced in 2012 as part of the National Heritage Lottery funded 'Touching the Tide' project.

Wind turbine

Update Addendum Seascape Sensitivity to Offshore Wind Farms June 2023 (PDF)

Updated baseline evidence for Seascape Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments