What better way to entertain the kids this half term than packing up the picnic hamper and heading out across The Suffolk Coast for a spot of al fresco dining
We've selected some of our favourite picnic spots on The Suffolk Coast, where the kids can let of steam whilst you put your feet up and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.Nicholas Everitt Park, Oulton Broad
The Victorian park
is situated on the edge of the southern most point of the broads, find yourself a spot on the green and enjoy the spectacular view! You will also find a bandstand, trampolines and cafe plus a playground complete with slides, swings, see-saw.Rendlesham Forest
Adventure awaits you at Rendlesham Forest,
explore the UFO trail through plantation, heath and wetland before letting the kids run wild on the play area complete with tube slide, climbing wall, obstacle course, swings and zip-line. Find a place amongst the trees to lay your blanket or grab one of the BBQ spots if a juicy burger rather than a soggy sandwich is what you fancy.Beccles Quay
With a large open green, you can enjoy a picnic sat amongst the boats at Beccles Quay. There's a selection of picnic tables located close to the play area, dogs are welcome too and you can finish off your scotch eggs and sarnies with an ice cream from the nearby cafe.Covehithe Beach, near Kessingland
Like a pirates cove, Covehithe beach is sure to spark imaginations and is a fun spot for a little explorers lunch. Only accessible by foot (and not suitable for pushchairs), the remote stretch is surrounded by cliffs so an afternoon building a den from the flotsam and jetsam before enjoying cake and will make a fun day for all.
Whether you’re in search of a great family day out, a birdwatching haven, or trip back in time, the beaches along the Suffolk Coast will provide you with a memorable day out whatever the time of year.
In the winter, Suffolk's beaches take on a whole new persona; with windswept dunes, crashing waves, and bracing winds, they are the perfect place to blow away the cobwebs, stroll hand in hand with your loved one, or enjoy a solitary dog walk.
Read more >