Burgh St Peter
Waveney River Centre
Moorings (Pay for)
Toilets & Shower Block
Leisure Centre & Swimming pool
Camping Site, Chalet Hire
Wi-Fi (pay for)
The Waveney Inn
The village of Burgh St. Peter is found to the north east of Beccles and is surrounded by the River Waveney and marshland.
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin is Two miles from the centre of the present village close to the river. Parts of the church date back to c1200 and the unusual tower is said to be based on the Ziggerat temples of Mesopotamia.
Burgh St. Peter is home to The Waveney River Centre offering holiday accommodation, a touring and camping site and mooring facilities for boaters. Here you will also find the "Waveney Inn" and the Mariners Stores.
Heated Swimming Pool & Leisure Centre with sauna & sunbed, Boat Hire, 24 Hr Laundrette, Showers & WC's with disabled facilities
Calor Gas, Petrol, Diesel, Pumpout & Water
Overnight and short-stay moorings are also available, with stern-on moorings in the visitor basin and a limited number of side-on berths - overnight moorings are £10 stern-to and £14 side-on. Some electric hookups are available (Oct 2015)
The builder of St Peter's church is said to have sold his soul in order to finish its construction. The Devil is said to still wait for the soul due to him, while the old man's shade lurks protected within the church grounds. There is one report that says the builder now takes the form of a clothed skeletal figure, and appears once per year on the 2nd of May.
Once a year a boat full of stolen gold is said to appear on the river