Days Out in Suffolk

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Go Ape Thetford

Go Ape Thetford,, High Lodge Forest Centre, Brandon IP27 0AF, United Kingdom

Wildtracks Ltd

WildTracks Outdoor Activity Park, Chippenham Rd, Kennett, Newmarket, UK

National Horse Racing Museum

Palace House - National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art, Palace Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8EP, UK

Somerleyton Hall & Gardens

Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 5QQ, UK

Jet Adventures

South Pier Lowestoft, The South Pier, Lowestoft NR33 0AE, UK

Africa Alive Zoo Reserve

Africa Alive Zoological Reserve, Whites Lane, Kessingland, Lowestoft, UK

Jump In Ipswich

Jump In Ipswich, Anglia Retail Park, Bury Rd, Ipswich IP1 5QP, UK

St Edmundsbury Cathedral

The Cathedral Shop, Angel Hill, Bury Saint Edmunds, UK

Play 2 Day

11a Gloster Road, Martlesham Heath, Martlesham, Ipswich, Suffolk IP5 3RX, UK

Glass and Craft

Kersey Mill, Kersey, Ipswich, Suffolk IP7 6DP, UK

Outney Meadow

Outney Meadow Caravan Park, Bungay, UK

Jumppin Jacks Funhouse

Jumppin Jacks Funhouse, Gregory Road, Mildenhall, Bury Saint Edmunds, UK

Southwold Maize Maze

Southwold Maize Maze, Halesworth Road, Reydon, Southwold, UK

Museum Of East Anglian Life

Museum of East Anglian Life, Iliffe Way, Stowmarket, UK

Pleasurewood Hills

Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park, Leisure Way, Lowestoft, UK

Wyken Hall Gardens

Wyken Vineyards, Bury Saint Edmunds, UK

Melford Hall

National Trust - Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury, UK

Helmingham Hall Gardens

Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham, Stowmarket, UK

Information about Suffolk

Nestled in the East of England, Suffolk unfolds as a quintessential English county, boasting a rich tapestry of landscapes, historic charm, and a multitude of activities to suit every taste. From its picturesque countryside to its historic market towns and coastal gems, Suffolk invites visitors to explore a region that seamlessly blends tradition with modern allure.

The undulating countryside of Suffolk, adorned with rolling fields and meandering rivers, offers a serene escape. The Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, immortalised by the renowned painter John Constable, showcases the timeless beauty that has inspired artists for centuries. Tranquil walks along the River Stour and through ancient woodlands provide a perfect retreat for nature lovers.

Historic market towns such as Bury St Edmunds and Lavenham exude a distinctive charm with their timber-framed buildings and cobbled streets. Bury St Edmunds, home to the majestic St Edmundsbury Cathedral and the historic Abbey Gardens, offers a glimpse into the county’s mediaeval past. Lavenham, often referred to as England’s best-preserved mediaeval village, captivates with its crooked houses and a sense of stepping back in time.

Suffolk’s coastline, stretching along the North Sea, adds a maritime touch to the county’s allure. The seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold beckon with their sandy beaches, colourful beach huts, and traditional pier amusements. The iconic Southwold Lighthouse offers panoramic views of the coastal landscape, while Aldeburgh’s fishing heritage is celebrated with its annual Aldeburgh Carnival.

For those seeking cultural enrichment, Suffolk presents a vibrant arts scene. The Snape Maltings, set against the backdrop of the River Alde, hosts a renowned concert hall and a variety of cultural events. The region’s literary legacy is honoured through the annual Aldeburgh Poetry Festival and the connection to the acclaimed author George Orwell, who lived in Southwold.

Suffolk embraces outdoor enthusiasts with its extensive network of walking and cycling trails. The Suffolk Coast Path and the Constable Country Circular Walk provide scenic routes through the county’s diverse landscapes. Nature reserves such as RSPB Minsmere offer birdwatching opportunities, making Suffolk a haven for wildlife enthusiasts.

There are lots of things to do in Suffolk. Culinary enthusiasts can savor local produce at farmers’ markets, food festivals, and traditional pubs. Art lovers can explore galleries and studios showcasing the works of local talents.

In essence, Suffolk invites visitors to immerse themselves in a harmonious blend of natural beauty, historic allure, and a wealth of activities. With its charming towns, coastal vistas, and cultural offerings, Suffolk ensures that every visit is a delightful journey through a county that encapsulates the essence of England’s idyllic countryside.

More Days Out in the East of England

If you are looking for more Days Out in the East of England , there is something for everyone across the region. Please click on one of the counties below: