Find fun family activity ideas and attractions for kids in Aldeburgh and Suffolk.
Sporting fun and adrenaline
Rendlesham Forest UFO trail
Walk the mysterious UFO trail at Rendlesham Forest, one of three circular trails on site.
Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park
Visit Pleasurewood Hills, the top theme park in Lowestoft, Suffolk with 50 acres of family fun filled thrill rides, family rides, children's rides and much more fun for a family.
Coastal Voyager power boating trips
Take the Coastal Voyager boat trip from Southwold, a high-speed 30 min boat trip around Solebay. The Coastal Voyager is a 9M Rigid Inflatable Boat with a deep V hull equipped with 12 wrap around seats & seat belts. Call 07887 525082 or email email@example.com
for their trip calendar.
Virgin Hot Air Balloon Flights
Take a balloon ride over the Suffolk countryside from Stowmarket with Virgin Hot Air Balloon Flights, Stowmarket Recreation Ground, off Finborough Road, Stowmarket IP14 1JR. Call the flight information line on 0844 576 7535 for more info.
Horse Riding Hacks
Enjoy the thrill of an escorted hack on a quality horse through Tunstall Forest with Tunstall Forest Livery who organise rides along stunning woodland tracks. Call 01728 688080 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
Explore The Brecks, 329 square miles of forests, heathland and agricultural land , a year-round destination for all the family. Relax in the countryside, see wild animals, explore a historic property or choose to cycle or horseride on the many trails, also perfect for exploring on foot or bike! Visit brecks.org
for more info.
Have a day out at Southwold and visit the award-winning Southwold Pier, not forgetting the Under the Pier Show!
Have a wild family adventure at Africa Alive , adventure park and zoo.
Go on a bird watching safari at the RSPB bird nature reserves at Minsmere, Halvergate Island and Snape.
Meet Jimmy Doherty and get hands on with the animals down at Jimmy’s farm.
Easton Farm Park
Pet the Suffolk Punch horses at Easton Farm Park and see this year’s newborn foals, or meet the famous Suffolk Trinity - Suffolk Punch Horse, Red Poll Cattle and Black Faced Sheep - at The Suffolk Punch Trust.
Pretend to be a King or Queen for a day at Framlingham Castle – a magnificent 12th Century fortress with a fascinating past.
Go on a relaxing Orwell River Cruise from Ipswich Wet Dock and enjoy a peaceful afternoon on the water.
Fish at Orford Ness famous for its large cod or go crabbing at Walberswick.
Play, row, ride, fish, play golf and walk; just some of the things to do at Fritton Lake on the beautiful Somerleyton Estate. It makes for a perfect family day out by the water.
Take a boat out on The Meare in Thorpeness. The water’s only 3 ft deep so it’s a safe environment where children can go boating.
Days out on a budget
Walking is free! Suffolk has stunning countryside to explore crunchy shingle beaches great for a satisfying walk.
Visit the two new family attractions at RSPB Minsmere, the Wild Zone and Wild Wood Adventure. Both are included in the entrance fee to the reserve!
Go beachcombing at Bawdsey or Covehithe for unusual and quirky finds.
Watch nature at work in the wild reed beds and marshlands of the Alde and Blyth rivers
Take an organised tour
Get your taste buds flowing and attend a ‘Food Safari’ – unique food event especially for children.
Hire a bike for the day from us at the Brudenell Hotel. There are many places along Suffolk's Heritige Coast where you can hire e-bikes. There are charge points throughout the area to make it easy to plan your days out. Book your eBike now 01728 830 817
Visit the ship burial site of an Anglo Saxon King at Sutton Hoo, one of the country’s most significant archaeological finds.
Immerse yourself in 75 acres of history and the natural world at the Museum of East Anglian Life.