• Fun Places to Stay with Kids

Fun Places to Stay with Kids

With wide, sandy beaches, award-winning attractions, heathland, woodland and waterways to explore, The Suffolk Coast is a great place to stay with kids. 

We've picked a few of our favourite places to stay, which the younger members of your family will love!

1. The Old Post Office, Geldeston

WTS - The Old Post Office - Bedroom

The Old Post Office reflects it's past as a former village shop and post office and the nearby Norfolk Broads.

There is a small children's room set up as a shop and toy post office, so there's plenty to keep little ones entertained! The room features scales, till, pretend money and shopping trolley, with Postman Pat featuring in this room, along with DVDs books and games.

The property features 3 bedrooms, sleeping 6. 


2. The House in the Clouds, Thorpeness

House in the Clouds with Plants

The House in the Clouds in Thorpeness is one of the country's most famous follies and children will love exploring this unique property, taking in the views from the 'Room at the Top'. Set in 1 acre of private grounds, the whole family can join in the fun playing lawn tennis, table tennis and boules.

The House in the Clouds features 5 bedrooms; 2 doubles and 3 twin rooms.


3. Secret Meadows, Hasketon

Secret Meadows Luxury Tent

Children will love bedding down for the night in a Gypsy Caravan, Shepherd's Hut, Hobbit Box or Luxury Lodge Tent at Secret Meadows. Set in a 115-acre wildlife site, there's plenty of room for young explorers to run around. 

During your stay you can also hire a wood-fired hot tub, hammock or hen coop or book on to one of the bush craft workshops!


4. Holidays for All Seasons - Broadlands Park, Oulton Broad

WTS - Holidays for All Seasons - Swimming Pool

Broadlands Park and Marina is a family-friendly park with a range of facilities including indoor heated pool, sauna, a gym and fitness centre, bar and restaurant, outdoor childrens play area and Marina. 

The park is situated on the banks of the Broads National Park at Oulton Broad; where you will find an Edwardian park with children's play area, tennis courts and amusements, cafes and restaurants and boat trips.


5. Boundary Farm Glamping, Saxmundham

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Get back to nature with a stay at Boundary Farm Glamping where children can roam the meadow as cars are kept off site. The safari tents have their very own shower and toilet facilities, wood burner, fully equipped kitchen, fire pit, bbq and cozy bedding - perfect for a family getaway.

The site is a short drive from the coastal villages of Aldeburgh, Thorpeness, Walberswick and Southwold where you can enjoy the beaches, or maybe a spot of crabbing!


6. East Green Farm Cottages

WTS - East Green Farm Cottages - Swimming Pool

Ideal for a family get together or celebration, East Green Farm Cottages sleep 28 across 5 properties, plus there's a party barn to hold your get together! 

During the summer, make use of the heated outdoor swimming pool plus tennis courts and play area which are open year round. 

The Dairy, Hayloft, Old Stables and Granary each sleep six in a double and two twins with the Gardeners Cottage sleeping four in a double and twin.


7. Easton Farm Park Cottages, Easton

Easton Farm Park Kids with Lambs

What better way to keep children entertained whilst on holiday than to stay on a working farm at Easton Farm Park Cottages. 

Children will love waking up and heading out to help feed the animals on the farm. The Farm Park is open from 10:30am (check opening dates) with two indoor playbarns, tractor rides, pony rides and meet the animal experiences. 

There are two cottages on the Farm. The Duke Cottage has 3 bedrooms - 2 large doubles each with 2 pull out single beds and 1 twin room, sleeping a maximum of 6 adults and 4 children.

The Duchess Cottage also has 3 bedrooms - 1 twin, 1 double and 1 single, sleeping up to 6 people with a pull-out bed.


8. Happy Days Retro Vacations 

WTS - Happy Days Retro Vacations - Airstream Trailer

Enjoy a slice of vintage Americana at Happy Days Retro Vacations, situated in the Suffolk countryside a few miles away from Saxmundham. At this small campsite guests can live out their dreams of old Hollywood glamour by renting a beautifully restored Airstream trailer; choose from Betsy, Dee Dee, Annie, Gloria, Nettie or Peggy - all vintage airstream trailers sleeping 4 or 5 so are ideal for families. 

On-site there's a fabulous play areas with swings, slide, a giant trampoline and a 1950s French army truck to explore! Firepits are provided, so the whole family can enjoy an evening toasting marshmallows on the fire.


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Happy Days Retro Vacations 

Happy Days Retro Vacations


A slice of vintage Americana has arrived in Suffolk. Happy Days Retro Vacations is a small campsite where visitors can live out their dreams of old Hollywood glamour by renting a beautifully restored Airstream trailer.

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Dog friendly

The Old Post Office

The Old Post Office


Set in the charming Suffolk village of Geldeston on the Norfolk/Suffolk boarder

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Free wifi

Secret Meadows

Secret Meadows

Tucked away at a 115-acre nature reserve,, Secret Meadows takes glamping to new heights. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly

Easton Farm Park Cottages

Easton Farm Park Cottages

Wake up to the sounds of rural Suffolk, pull on some clothes and head out to help feed the bunnies and the chickens on the farm. The Farm Park is open from 10:30am (check opening dates) with two indoor playbarns and lots more fun on the farm, all of which help to entertain the whole family.

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Free wifi Dog friendly

Boundary Farm Glamping

Boundary Farm Glamping

Luxury Safari Tents set in a two acre meadow, on a family run arable farm near The Suffolk Coast.

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East Green Farm Cottages

East Green Farm Cottages

East Green Farm Cottages sleep 28 people in five cottages and a party barn. Set in 15 acres of meadowland, five miles from the beautiful Suffolk beaches between Southwold and Aldeburgh

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Free wifi Wheelchair Accessible

Broadlands Park & Marina 

Broadlands Park & Marina

Situated where the Norfolk Broads meets Suffolk’s coast, Broadlands Park & Marina makes for an idealistic British holiday destination, offering stunning scenes of famous waterways, coastal paths and the beauty of untouched nature. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly