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Top 10 Days Out - Come Rain or Shine!

The school summer holidays are here and it would be nice to think that the weather is set fair for the next few weeks!

Well, whatever the weather, The Suffolk Coast has plenty to offer – for families, for young and old – for everyone.

The school summer holidays are here and it would be nice to think that the weather is set fair for the next few weeks!

Well, whatever the weather, The Suffolk Coast has plenty to offer – for families, for young and old – for everyone.

Here’s our Top 10 Days Out on The Suffolk Coast – Come rain or shine!

1. High Octane

Coastal Voyager

Take to the high seas with a trip on board the Coastal Voyager in Southwold. Providing a variety of trips to suit people with different interests, such as the exhilarating sea blast for adrenaline seekers or the peaceful river cruise for those looking to experience the outstanding natural beauty of the River Blyth.

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2. Outdoor Adventures

Wild Adventures Under Suffolks Skies - Havergate Island - credit Monika Koch

Suffolk based Cycle Breaks offer supported, gentle cycling & walking holidays along the Suffolk Coast. You’ll enjoy lovely accommodation, luggage transportation, quality bike hire (or bring your own), delightful routes along quiet country lanes and mechanical assistance on call to give you peace of mind.

If the weather is warm, cool yourself with a dip at Beccles Lido – a traditional outdoor swimming pool in the pretty town of Beccles, or set off on foot to explore the historic town of Halesworth and the Blyth Valley; the Millenium Green, offering 50 acres of wildlife close to the town centre.

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3. Splash Landings

Iken Canoes - Attractions

Fancy messing about on the water? There's a whole host of ways you can explore the coasts, rivers and water ways of The Suffolk Coast;

  • Waveney River Tours - offer trips along the River Alde from Snape Maltings and the River Waveney from Oulton Broad all on board 100 seater passenger boats
  • Deben Boat Trips - join the 'Oystercatcher' for a 30 minute river trip along the River Deben from the pretty village of Waldringfield.
  • Lowestoft Ferry - the harbour launch "Terrier" provides regular daily trips between the attractions of Lowestoft and Oulton Broad.
  • Orwell Lady River Cruises - cruising up and down the beautiful and historic River Orwell, from Orwell Quay in Ipswich; their Orwell Bridge cruise sail lasts approximately 1 hour so is ideal for families with children.
  • Oulton Dayboats - Be the captain of your own ship and take control of the wheel with a day boat hire along the River Waveney from Oulton Broad to Beccles.
  • Sailing Barge Cruises - offering relaxing Orwell River Cruises on board the vintage sailing barges, Thistle, Hydrogen and Kitty from Old Customs House in Ipswich.
  • Sailing Barge Victor - a trip on board offers a truly memorable and affordable opportunity to experience living history on board this 19th century traditionally rigged sailing vessel. 
  • Big Dog Ferry - enjoy four leisurely 3-mile trips a day by open boat up to Geldeston Locks from the market town of Beccles.
  • Iken Canoe - enjoy an exhilarating day on the Alde Estuary and hire out Canadian canoes, sit-on-top kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.

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4. Take a Trip Back in Time

Suffolk Museums - Attractions - Ipswich trolley bus at East Anglia Transport Museum

The Suffolk Coast has a wealth of history. There are museums throughout the area that will give you a real sense of our past…

The Long Shop Museum in Leiston provides a lasting memento of this region’s history of manufacturing.

It tells an inspiring story of enterprise and endeavour through the stunning collections, hands-on displays and the remarkable family behind the factory.

It’s called ‘The Long Shop’ as it was the world’s first purpose built workshop for assembly line production and as its output grew, it was staffed by engineers who designed and made ploughs, steam engines, peat harvesters, trolley buses, washing machines and more, which were exported across the world.

Experience riding on working trams, trolley buses and a narrow gauge railway at the East Anglia Transport Museum in Lowestoft. With exhibition halls, period street scenes, 'Tar, Sweat and Steam building', a café serving hot and cold snacks and a souvenir shop.

The museum accommodates examples of trams, trolleybuses and motor buses from various parts of the country, with a  number of examples of motor buses built at the Eastern Coach Works in Lowestoft.

Woodbridge Tide Mill is one of the Suffolk Coast’s most iconic buildings and one of just two workng Tide Mills in the country. Why not visit this beautiful mill and live a miller’s life for the day and kids will love meeting the Millie the Tide Mill Mouse!

The music of Benjamin Britten is the soundtrack of The Suffolk Coast. At The Red House in Aldeburgh you can explore the life and work of this world-famous composer in the place where he lived and worked. 

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5. Nature

RSPB Minsmere Build a Den

If you love nature then a trip to The Suffolk Coast is a must. Big skies, big landscapes – the beautiful backdrop to a wonderful selection of flora and fauna.

Wander among the wetlands and woods at RSPB Minsmere. Potter along the beach, and pause to watch some amazing wildlife. Explore the Wild Zone with the family, then sample some delicious home-cooked, locally-sourced food in the café.

From tiny meadows to rolling heaths, the Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s reserves are as varied as the animals and plants that live in them. You are welcome to explore them anytime free of charge or come along to one of the many events that take place in the year which are organised by their education officers and wildlife groups.

The Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a stunning landscape packed full with wildlife and exciting places to explore and discover. There's something for everyone - tranquil and unspoilt landscape including wildlife-rich estuaries, ancient heaths, windswept shingle beaches and historic towns and villages.

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6. Foodie Treats

Southwold-Pier-Ice-Cream

Southwold Pier is famous for eating and drinking across the sea, under the sun and over the waves!

From The Boardwalk to the Beach Café and Clockhouse, Southwold Pier has a fabulous choice of restaurants and cafés to fill the gap from breakfast, through to morning coffee and pastries, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner!

View Point Cafe in Felixstowe is a warm and friendly cafe with both indoor and outdoor seating. Serving all day breakfasts, snacks, fish and chips, 'dish of the day', cakes, ice cream, teas and coffees while you take in the stunning views across the river and the opportunity to watch the huge cargo ships being loaded and unloaded at the Port of Felixstowe. 

When you visit Snape Maltings drop into The Granary Tea Shop to rest a while and enjoy the extensive range of teas, coffees and hot chocolate with wonderful cakes and slices.

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7. Family Fun

Suffolk Punch Trust Horse with Girl

The Suffolk Coast is packed full with things to do for the whole family.

Here are three of our favourites…

The Suffolk Punch horse has been a part of the Suffolk landscape since the early sixteenth century. 

The Suffolk Punch Trust is an educational and environmental charity dedicated to breeding and preserving the Suffolk Punch horse. Their home, the Hollesley Bay Colony Stud, is the world’s oldest and largest Suffolk Punch stud farm. It is the perfect place to meet these magnificent horses and to find out how they shaped the landscape of East Anglia.

Set within 50 acres of enclosed coastal parkland, Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park is just minutes from the popular seaside town of Lowestoft – a great place for a day out for all the family.

Relax while the children enjoy the Southwold Boating Lake. Bring back your own childhood memories watching your children paddle away on the lovely lake in the little paddleboats just for them.

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8. Theatrical Delights

Marina Theatre

If you fancy a spot of culture head to the theatre or maybe catch a film…

The Marina Theatre in Lowestoft plays host to major West End productions, top comedy, orchestral concerts, touring drama and musical productions, opera, ballet, music, dance and top notch amateur theatre as well as a successful cinema - boasting the largest screen and cinema auditoria in the town.

Aldeburgh Cinema showcases the very best of world cinema at the heart of this delightful seaside town. It provides a programme of film screenings, live shows and special events.

Head inland to Halesworth and you’ll find the versatile arts venue, The Cut. It offers an extensive range of arts, music, theatre, dance, comedy, cinema, workshops and art exhibitions.

Southwold and Aldeburgh are home to the successful and highly-acclaimed Suffolk Summer Theatres. With a broad mixture of comedies, thrillers and family drama; performing five shows at both St Edmund's Hall, Southwold and the Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh between July to mid-September. It’s classic theatre for a modern audience.

A Suffolk Coast spectacular, Snape Proms includes everything from folk and jazz, world music, classical, comedy and poetry in the glorious setting of Snape Maltings Concert Hall from 1st August - 1st September 2017 , definitely a must-do experience for anyone visiting this summer.

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9. Get Stuck In

Wild Days Conservation Holidays - 2

Are you the sort person who loves to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in? Love nature and animals? Then this will be right up your street!

Have you ever wondered what life at Africa Alive! is like? With their adult and junior keeper experiences, you can enjoy a taste of what life is like as a keeper!

Both the adult and junior experiences provide an opportunity to work with the knowledgeable keepers and a variety of animals in the park. You will receive an experience T-shirt, colour photo and a certificate to remember your time at Africa Alive!.

Easton Farm Park, near Woodbridge, welcomes visitors, young and old,to enjoy the fun activities the park has to offer,  including pony rides, train rides, meeting all the animals and even cuddling a few of them, too.

And to get really ‘hands on’ get book yourself on to Wild Days Conservation Holiday. Join conservation experts in surveying animals, checking nest boxes, and generally helping out with conservation jobs in this beautiful part of the UK.

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10. Stay Dry

Claremont Pier Fun Palace - Attractions

Sometimes the weather seems to have it in for us! And when it’s raining you’re best to head indoors and try these attractions…

There are more than 50 museums in Suffolk. Each one is unique, and they are all packed with fascinating stories and objects.

From prehistoric discoveries to amazing archaeological finds; from Saxon burials to fishing and farming in the age of steam; from the drowning of Medieval Dunwich to the development of Radar - there’s something for visitors of all ages find out about, see and do.

The Sizewell B Visitor Centre offers a unique insight into nuclear power in an interactive exhibition and there’s the opportunity to pre-book a tour of the power station. 

And, if you’re in Lowestoft, head to the Claremont Pier. It's a hive of activity and entertainment, from traditional fruit machines and video games, to roller skating, fantastic live music, perfect party venue, great fish and chips and fabulous brasserie dining with the best sea views in town!


Things to see and do


Photography by Emily Fae

Photography by Emily Fae

Emily is a professional photographer and is behind many of the beautiful images you see on The Suffolk Coast website.

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Coastal Voyager

Coastal Voyager

Coastal Voyager is the perfect activity for all ages ranging from families with children to work groups.


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Lowestoft Ferry

Lowestoft Ferry

The harbour launch "Terrier" provides regular daily trips between the attractions of Lowestoft and Oulton Broad.

Running hourly along the inland waterway known as Lake Lothing the journey provides a new and interesting way to see the town from the water. Accommodating up to 12 passengers, the vessel can be booked for groups. Why not give the traffic a miss, sit back and enjoy the view!


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International Boatbuilding Training College (IBTC)

International Boatbuilding Training College (IBTC)

IBTC in Lowestoft offers a variety of boatbuilding/maintenance and woodworking courses suitable for those looking for a career in the maritime industry as well as individuals wanting to develop existing or new interests and skills.

With courses from 1 day to almost a year there is something to offer everyone; from owners and enthusiasts to prospective tradespersons.


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Lowestoft Tourism

Lowestoft Tourism

Come to Lowestoft for a great day out, short break or family holiday. 

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Halesworth and the Blyth Valley

Halesworth and the Blyth Valley

The Blyth Valley runs 17 miles inland from the coast at Southwold to Laxfield via Halesworth and Huntingfield and is a superb destination for walking, cycling & wildlife-watching as well as being known for its welcoming pubs and local produce!

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Allen Gardiner River Cruise Restaurant

Allen Gardiner River Cruise Restaurant

Ipswich

Allen Gardiner River Cruise Restaurant provides a unique and exciting dining experience offering 2 hour Brunch and 3 hour A la Carte Lunch, Sunset Supper or Candlelit Dinner Cruises. Serving freshly prepared on board wholesome food and drinks.

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Southwold Boating Lake and Tearoom

Southwold Boating Lake and Tearoom

Southwold

So much more than glorious cream teas and freshly baked cakes and pastries, tasty breakfasts, lunches and homemade snacks - Southwold Boating Lake and Tearoom is one of the gems of Southwold.

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Aldeburgh Cinema

Aldeburgh Cinema

Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh Cinema: the very best of world cinema at the heart of the local community since 1919. Providing a programme of film screenings, live shows and special event;  independent, inspirational, meaningful, fun.

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The Suffolk Punch Trust

The Suffolk Punch Trust

Woodbridge

The Suffolk Punch Trust is an educational and environmental charity dedicated to breeding and preserving the Suffolk Punch horse. The Hollesley Bay Colony Stud, is the world’s oldest and largest Suffolk Punch stud farm. It is the perfect place to meet these magnificent horses, to find out how they shaped the landscape of East Anglia and helped to develop farming throughout the Eastern Counties.

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Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings

Snape

Snape Maltings is a place of energy and inspiration – a visitor destination of outstanding natural beauty and one of the world’s leading centres of music, founded by Suffolk-born composer Benjamin Britten. 

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Woodbridge Tide Mill

Woodbridge Tide Mill

Woodbridge

The Tide Mill has stood on the banks of the River Deben for over 800 years. The earliest record of a tide mill on this site by the River Deben is in 1170.

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Easton Farm Park

Easton Farm Park

Woodbridge

Home to plenty of animals, including a new contingent of ducklings, lambs, foals, chicks, piglets and calves every spring, Easton Farm Park never ceases to be a popular day out for families and school trips.

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Dog friendly


Woodbridge Golf Club

Woodbridge Golf Club

Woodbridge

Two beautiful heathland golf courses in an Area of Outsanding Natural Beauty.

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Moth Crafts

Moth Crafts

Bungay

Moth is a charming shop full to the brim of handmade articles from makers across Suffolk and Norfolk.

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Adnams Shops

Adnams Shops

Adnams shops are a top class tasting experience and a showcase of their innovative range of  quality beer, wonderful wines, handcrafted spirits and gifty bits.

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Marina Theatre

Marina Theatre

It plays host to major West End productions, top comedy, orchestral concerts, touring drama and musical productions, opera, ballet, music, dance and celebrity concerts as well as operating a successful cinema operation - boasting the largest screen and cinema auditoria in the town. 

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Adnams Brewery and Distillery Tours

Adnams Brewery and Distillery Tours

Fancy doing something a little bit different? Situated in the heart of Southwold is the Adnams Sole Bay Brewery and Copper House Distillery, where Adnams have been brewing since 1872.  

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Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

The Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a stunning landscape packed full with wildlife and exciting places to explore and discover. There's something for everyone with 155 square miles of tranquil and unspoilt landscape including wildlife-rich estuaries, ancient heaths, windswept shingle beaches and historic towns and villages.

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Oulton Dayboats

Oulton Dayboats

Self drive boat hire by the hour or day, spend time afloat in the newly created Broads National park here in Suffolk. 



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Sailing Barge Victor

Sailing Barge Victor

Sailing Barge Victor is a perfect marriage of a majestic and traditionally rigged 19th century sailing vessel with comfortable, modern facilities for guests.

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Beaches

Beaches

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.


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Suffolk Summer Theatres

Suffolk Summer Theatres

With a broad mixture of comedies, thrillers and family drama; performing five shows at both St Edmund's Hall, Southwold and the Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh between July to mid-September. "Classic theatre for a modern audience."

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Orwell Lady River Cruises

Orwell Lady River Cruises

Ipswich

From April to October each year, Orwell Lady cruises up and down the beautiful and historic River Orwell, offering passengers a choice of trips and experiences whilst taking in the beautiful wooded stretches of the river, local wildlife and points of local and historical interest.

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Suffolk Coast Greeters

Suffolk Coast Greeters

Suffolk Coast Greeters offer a friendly face in a new place. Whether you are moving into Suffolk, visiting for the first time, or want to experience the outstanding landscapes of the Suffolk Coast in a new way our growing network of volunteer Greeters could help. 

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Africa Alive!

Africa Alive!

Kessingland

At Africa Alive!, explore the sights and sounds of Africa and discover lions, giraffes, meerkats, hunting dogs and many more animals from the African continent.

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Southwold Railway Trust

Southwold Railway Trust

Southwold

For a fifty year period The Southwold Railway linked the seaside town to nearby Halesworth and the main Great Eastern line.

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Discover Landguard

Discover Landguard

The Landguard Peninsula is located at the southerly most point of the town of Felixstowe. 

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Easton Grange

Easton Grange

Once a working farm, Easton Grange has been transformed into one of Suffolk's most exclusive wedding venues.

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Open Top Touring Ltd

Open Top Touring Ltd

Woodbridge

As well as providing driving routes through the un-spoilt Suffolk Coast, past Suffolk’s historic wool towns and the county’s most beautiful sights, they can arrange luxury accommodation in some of Suffolk best hotels and B&Bs.

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O&C Butcher

O&C Butcher

Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh has changed in many ways over the last hundred years, but one business has been an ever present in the town.

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Iken Canoe

Iken Canoe

Iken Canoe is a small and friendly canoe, kayak and stand up paddleboard hire centre based on the stunning upper reaches of the Alde estuary between Snape and Aldeburgh, close to the Suffolk coast.

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Alde Valley Spring  Festival

Alde Valley Spring Festival

Saxmundham

A four week celebration of food, farming, landscape and the arts in the beautiful Upper Alde Valley.

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The Cut - Halesworth

The Cut - Halesworth

Halesworth

The Cut Arts Centre offers Halesworth and the surrounding countryside an extensive range of arts, music, theatre, dance, comedy, cinema, workshops and art exhibitions. 

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National Trust Sutton Hoo

National Trust Sutton Hoo

Woodbridge

Discover the story of the Anglo-Saxons at the burial ground of kings

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Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Felixstowe

From tiny meadows to rolling heaths, the nature reserves extend all the way along the Suffolk Coast from Trimley Marshes at Felixstowe to Lound Lakes north of Lowestoft and are some of Suffolk's most inspiring wild places. 

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Collen & Clare

Collen & Clare

The beautiful multi-brand stores in Southwold and Burnham Market offer Womenswear, Menswear, Beauty, Lingerie and Accessories and there is also a contemporary Womenswear and Accessories store in Aldeburgh.

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Southwold Pier

Southwold Pier

Southwold

Southwold is a popular destination for the many visitors to the East Coast and its most prominent attraction, the pier, hosts a wide range of things to see and do.

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Beccles Lido & Big Dog Ferry

Beccles Lido & Big Dog Ferry

Beccles

Come down to Beccles in the Summer Holidays and enjoy the amazing views and facilities of the Lido. 

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Landguard Fort

Landguard Fort

Felixstowe

Discover the rich military and maritime heritage of Landguard Fort, one of England's best preserved coastal defences, with a history spanning almost 450 years. 

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Long Shop Museum

Long Shop Museum

Leiston

Located at the heart of the original Richard Garrett and Sons Town Works, The Long Shop museum tells an inspiring story of enterprise and endeavor through its stunning collections, hands-on displays and the remarkable family behind the factory.

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East Anglia Transport Museum

East Anglia Transport Museum

Lowestoft

The only museum in East Anglia where you can ride on working trams, trolley buses and narrow gauge railway!

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Waveney River Tours

Waveney River Tours

Lowestoft

Conducted river tours and boat hire through the Waveney Valley and the New Broads National Park.

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Deben Boat Trips

Deben Boat Trips

Join the 'Oystercatcher' for a 30 minute river trip. Departing from The Quay, Waldringfield.

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Claremont Pier Leisure and Family Entertainment Centre

Claremont Pier Leisure and Family Entertainment Centre

Claremont Pier Leisure and Family Entertainment Centre is situated in between Lowestoft's Award winning beaches in South Lowestoft. 

It's a hive of activity and entertainment, from traditional fruit machines and video games, to roller skating, fantastic live music, perfect party venue, great fish and chips and fabulous brasserie dining with the best sea views in town!

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Thorpeness Golf Club

Thorpeness Golf Club

Thorpeness

Thorpeness Golf Club is a coastal heathland course designed by famous Scottish architect James Braid and opened in 1922. It winds its way through silver birch, pine trees, gorse and purple heather. The course is 6,421 yards long and plays to a par of 70.

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Southwold Cycle Hire

Southwold Cycle Hire

Southwold

Unlike a larger town there aren’t any major roads in Southwold, meaning it’s a far safer environment for anyone on two wheels. Plus it only takes a few minutes pedalling in any direction before you are taking in scenic views, whether it’s a breathtaking coastal panorama or Suffolk’s rural landscape.

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Outdoor Play Areas On The Suffolk Coast

Outdoor Play Areas On The Suffolk Coast

Whether it's a traditional Victorian park, a fort in the middle of a forest, or a zip wire along the river, the outdoor play areas on The Suffolk Coast are the perfect place for kids to let off steam and enjoy the great outdoors.

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Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant

Lady Florence River Cruise Restaurant

Lady Florence River Cruise and  Restaurant provides a unique and exciting dining experience offering brunch and a la carte lunch or dinner cruises from Orford Quay, Orford, Suffolk. 


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Fiona's Fabrics

Fiona's Fabrics

Woodbridge

Fabulous selection of fabrics, yarns and haberdashery - based in the market town of Woodbridge

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Sailing Barge Cruises

Sailing Barge Cruises

Ipswich

Relaxing Orwell River Cruises on board the vintage sailing barges, Thistle, Hydrogen and Kitty.

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The Amber Museum

The Amber Museum

Southwold

A small museum in the seaside town of Southwold purpose built to explain the origin of amber, its history and its uses throughout the years.

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RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve

RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve

Westleton

Discover nature together on the beautiful Suffolk coast. Wander among the wetlands and woods, potter along the beach, and pause to watch some amazing wildlife. Explore the Wild Zone with the family, then sample some delicious home-cooked, locally-sourced food in the cafe.

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The Red House

The Red House

Aldeburgh

The music of Benjamin Britten is the soundtrack of the Suffolk coast. At The Red House in Aldeburgh you can explore the life and work of this world-famous composer in the place where he lived and worked.

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Suffolk Libraries

Suffolk Libraries

All of the county's 44 libraries provide a wide range of services including traditional library loans (books, DVDs etc) access to the internet and a range of information materials, free Wi-Fi and activities for people of all ages throughout the year.


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Cycle Breaks

Cycle Breaks

Ipswich

Supported, gentle cycling & walking holidays along the Suffolk Coast as well as in Constable Country & The Wool Towns and Norfolk and quality bike hire too!

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Pakefield Riding School

Pakefield Riding School

One of the oldest and best-known horse riding centres and stables in East Anglia.

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Wild Days Conservation - Suffolk Coast Holidays

Wild Days Conservation - Suffolk Coast Holidays

A new initiative in 2016 to run wildlife conservation and research holidays on the Suffolk coast, one of Britain's most beautiful places. These are holidays that people will enjoy, even when they're working hard and possibly getting muddy into the bargain!

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Felixstowe Seafront Gardens

Felixstowe Seafront Gardens

The newly restored Felixstowe Seafront Gardens sit on cliffs between the town centre and beach.

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Sizewell B Visitors Centre

Sizewell B Visitors Centre

Sizewell B is the UK’s only Pressurised Water Reactor (PWR) and also the most modern nuclear power station in the UK. The visitor centre offers a unique insight into this technology in an interactive exhibition, there is also a classroom facility and the opportunity to pre book a tour of the power station.

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Suffolk Museums

Suffolk Museums

There are more than 50 museums in Suffolk. Each one is unique, and they are all packed with fascinating stories and objects. 

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Angels & Pinnacles (Suffolk churches)

Angels & Pinnacles (Suffolk churches)

Angels and Pinnacles helps you discover Suffolk’s magnificent medieval churches, among the finest in Europe.

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Aldeburgh Beach Lookout and Art House

Aldeburgh Beach Lookout and Art House

Aldeburgh

Isolated yet at the heart of cultural innovation, it is a magical and stimulating setting for artists to respond each in their own fascinating way.

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Suffolk Food Hall and Cookhouse Restaurant

Suffolk Food Hall and Cookhouse Restaurant

Ipswich

Suffolk Food Hall has everything you’d expect from a large farm shop and more. It is the 10 year Champion of Champions for Local Food (Countryside Alliance rural oscars) and it’s also an ideal location to the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is a restaurant (booking advisable) which has been judged to be the Best On Farm Restaurant in Britain and separate café with a children’s playarea.


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FolkEast

FolkEast

Woodbridge

Growing in stature every year, East Anglia’s fast-rising FolkEast is back for the 7th time this August, proving why it is nothing like other music festivals.

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HighTide Festival 2016

HighTide Festival 2016

HighTide is a theatre company producing new plays in an annual festival in Aldeburgh and on tour.

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