School Holiday Activities in Suffolk
Sunny day activities
Easton Farm ParkFound near Woodbridge, Easton farm is the child-friendly activity par excellence. There is something to keep everyone entertained here, from cuddling baby animals and hopping on a tractor to the indoor soft play area with a zip wire and an inflatable pillow.
Visit https://www.eastonfarmpark.co.uk/season-tickets for information about ticket prices and opening times
Located just off the A12, to the south of Lowestoft, Africa Alive is among the best attractions in the East of England. Set on 100 acres in the scenic Suffolk countryside, this fun family experience will take you straight to the incredible African safari. The park is home to more than 100 animals, including lions, rhinos, zebras, giraffes, and you name it.
Visit https://www.zsea.org/reserve for details about opening times and ticket prices
Pleasurewood Hills Theme ParkReady for some pure adrenaline? Pleasurewood Hills family theme park is an adventure your children won’t forget. They can hop aboard flying elephants, roller coasters and pirate ships and enjoy a fun-filled experience. The park is split into three main ride zones – Heart Kid Zone, Family Rides and Thrill Rides – meaning there is something to keep everyone happy.
Visit https://www.pleasurewoodhills.com/ for more information about opening times and ticket prices
Peter Pan-themed boating experience
Imagine boating on Thorpeness Meare on a sunny day with your children. With Peter Pan-themed boating experience, you can do just that. You can hire either a rowing boat or a kayak and rent it by the hour. Take advantage of the beautiful views of the House in the Clouds and get ice cream in one of the local shops.
Gloomy day activities
Lying on the banks of the River Alde in Aldeburgh, this family-friendly art centre provides exciting activities for adults and children. It is set in an old Victorian warehouse surrounded by an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Here, your little ones can sing along to musicals, attend concerts and laugh their heads off at one of the local comedians’ jokes.
Visit https://brittenpearsarts.org/visit-us/snape-maltings for more details about opening times and ticket prices
A day trip to Framlingham Castle is worth the extra miles. Sitting on Woodbride’s green rolling hills, the castle is surrounded by spectacular swathes of open countryside for your kids to explore. There are also various family-friendly activities, such as the ‘Under Attack’ family trait and the dressing up box to live like a royal for the day.
Visit https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/framlingham-castle/ for the latest prices and opening times
Pennykitty Pots Ceramics
This café in the centre of Ipswich offers pottery classes to children of all ages. They can choose anything they want to paint, from a mug, a bowl or a plate and pick the colours they prefer. Once the paint is dry, it’ll be glazed and fired, ready for collection. It’s a fun way to spend a rainy afternoon and be creative.
Visit http://www.pennikkitypots.co.uk/ for the latest information about opening times and tickets
Jumpin Jacks Funhouse
Located in Mildenhall, Jumpin Jacks Funhouse is an indoor entertainment venue not to be missed. With the 3-tier jungle-themed play frame, your children will be able to have a fun afternoon while you can take advantage of the café for a well-deserved treat.
Visit https://www.jumppinjacks.co.uk/ for details about opening times and tickets