• Towns and Villages - Crabbing at Walberswick
  • Towns and Villages - Walberswick ferry
  • Towns and Villages - paddleboarding
  • Towns and Villages - - Shingle Street - family at Shingle street

61 things to do on The Suffolk Coast this Summer

There's so much to see and do on The Suffolk Coast, especially in Summer! Whether you're enjoying a staycation or looking for days out ideas; from crabbing and canoeing to landscape drawing and sunset cruises - check out our 61 things to do on The Suffolk Coast this summer!

TTDA - Crabbing at Bawdsey

1. Go crabbing at Walberswick

2. Visit Tim Hunkin's Under the Pier Show on Southwold Pier

3. Go horseriding along Pakefield Beach with Pakefield Riding School

4. Take a dip at Beccles Lido

5. Visit 'The Castle on the Hill' in Framlingham

6. Step on board smack boat Excelsior

7. Visit the UK's most easterly point, Ness Point in Lowestoft

8. Climb the bell tower at Beccles for views of the Waveney Valley

9. Feed a lion at Africa Alive Zoological Reserve

10. Take a ride on a trolleybus at East Anglia Transport Museum

TTDA - Suffolk Punch Trust - Horses

11. Visit the magnificent Suffolk Punch Horse

12. Soak up the sun and watch the world go by at Felixstowe Seafront Gardens

13. Spend a day on the farm at Easton Farm Park

14. Walk the historic scores in Lowestoft's High Street

15. Cross the river on board Walberswick Ferry

16. Speed out to sea with Jet Adventures

17. Learn to kitesurf with BlitzKiting

18. Stay on board the UK's only floating glamping pod at Hippersons

19. Paddle the Rive Alde with Iken Canoe

20. Eat freshly caught oysters from Pinneys of Orford

Towns & Villages - Woodbridge - River walks

21. Walk the River Wall in Woodbridge

22. Kick your feet up and dance the night away at FolkEast Festival

23. Discover the burial site of Saxon Kings at National Trust Sutton Hoo

24. Enjoy a tour and tasting at Suffolk's famous brewery, Adnams

25. Enjoy afternoon tea on board Sailing Barge Victor

26. Listen to live music and tuck into street food at East Point Pavilion

27. Catch a concert at Summer at Snape

28. Get lost in the maze at Old Hall, Southwold

29. Buy fresh local produce at one of The Suffolk Coast's Farmers Markets 

30. Visit Maggi Hambling's scallop on Aldeburgh beach

Towns and Villages - Orford - Scallop

31. Go boating on the Meare in Thorpeness

32. Visit the birthplace of the RADAR at Bawdsey 

33. Watch The Winter's Tale under the stars at Sutton Hoo

34. Enjoy a Middle Eastern feast at Fire & Feast

35. Cycle the UFO trail at Rendlesham Forest

36. Take a sunrise stroll at Suffolk Wildlife Trust's Boyton Marshes

37. Hop on the ferry and travel from Bawdsey to Old Felixstowe

38. Play on the 2p machines at Mannings Amusements 

39. Cruise the River Waveney on with Waveney River Tours

40. Book a tour and tasting at Fishers Gin; the UK's closest distillery to the sea 

FD - Fishers Gin - Distillery

41. Go forest bathing at Sutton Hoo

42. Take a riverside stroll and watch the sunset at The Butt and Oyster

43. Listen to a concert at Walpole Old Chapel

44. Watch theatre in the forest at Thorington

45. Join in with the Summer of Play at Dunwich Heath

46. Watch a live milling demonstration at Woodbridge Tide Mill

47. See the power boats racing at Oulton Broad

48. Paddle in the lagoon at Shingle Street

49. Visit one of England's best preserved coastal defences at Landguard Fort

50. Watch the big ships dock at Felixstowe 

Towns and Villages - Felixstowe port

51. Have a picnic amongst the remains of Bigod's Castle in Bungay

52. Hunt for butterflies at the largest Millennium Green in the country in Halesworth

53. Stock up on fresh milk and rounds of Baron Bigod at the vending machine at Fen Farm Dairy

54. View the magnificent steam engines at the Long Shop Museum

55. Explore the home of composer Benjamin Britten at The Red House, Aldeburgh

56. Enjoy a day at the beach at one of Suffolk's award-winning beaches

57. Explore The Suffolk Coast on foot with our Walking Guide

58. Relax and unwind with a spa day at Potton Hall Spa

59. Learn how to photograph Suffolk's rare wildlife at Bawdsey Hall

60. Visit the Art for Cure Art & Sculpture Trail at Helmingham Hall

61. Mess about in boats followed by a round of crazy golf at Southwold Boating Lake