Now that spring is here and summer will soon be upon us, the region's biggest and best attractions located on The Suffolk Coast are now open for the season!
From museums, farms and nature reserves to theme parks, zoos and swimming, the attractions on The Suffolk Coast guarantee a fun day out summer season.
Iken Canoe - Offering canoe, kayak and paddleboard hire along the Alde estuary between Snape and Aldeburgh.
Opening times: Daily from April to October.
National Trust Sutton Hoo - Discover the story of the Anglo-Saxons at the burial ground of kings at Sutton Hoo.
Opening times: Open all year.
Beccles Lido - A traditional outdoor swimming pool situated on the banks of the River Waveney in Beccles, Beccles Lido is kept at a balmy 27 degrees so you can take a dip throughout the season!
Opening times: From 28th May, 7 days a week.
Big Dog Ferry - Setting off from the Beccles Lido pontoon, the Big Ferry takes you for on a 3 mile boat trip along the River Waveney to the Geldeston Locks pub.
Opening times: Until 9th October, the ferry runs daily from Beccles Lido at 9am, 12pm, 3pm and 6pm with return journeys at 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm and 7.30pm.
Landguard Fort - Having played a key strategic part in the defence of the British Isles since the 1500s, a day out at Languard Fort will appeal to the whole family.
Opening times: Open until 31st October daily from 10am - 5pm.
The Longshop Museum - Discover Suffolk's manufacturing history, view the steam-powered threshing machines and enjoy interactive displays.
Opening times: June - September and school holidays: Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm, Sundays 11am-3pm; March, April and May (except bank holidays): Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm, Sundays 11am-3pm
East Anglia Transport Museum - Take a ride on a working tram and trolley bus and learn about East Anglia's transport history.
Opening times: Open until 31st October and for special events - Visit their website for further details
Waveney River Tours - Sailing along the River Waveney from Oulton Broad and the River Alde from Snape Maltings, the 100 seater passenger boats are a relaxing way to see the waterways of The Suffolk Coast.
Opening times: Daily trips until 31st October from Oulton Broad, for Snape see the online timetable
Deben Boat Trips - Take a trip along the River Deben on board the Oystercatcher to spot rare wildlife or join one of the special trips including photography and bird watching.
Opening times: April to October
Claremont Pier Leisure and Family Entertainment Centre - with roller skating rink, arcade, cafe, restaurant and music venue, Claremont Pier in Lowestoft has something for everyone.
Opening times: For full opening times, visit their website.
Southwold Cycle Hire - Whether staying on holiday or wanting to explore the seaside town of Southwold and surrounding areas, hiring a bike from Southwold Cycle Hire is the ideal way to get about.
Opening times: Monday to Sunday 9am-5pm
Southwold Pier - Take a stroll along the historic pier and stop by the Under the Pier Show before enjoying a delicious lunch and ice cream in the restaurant and cafe.
Opening times: For full details on opening times, visit the Southwold Pier website
Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park- A family favourite, with four roller coasters, dodgems, scare attraction and shows including the Pirate High Dive Stunt Show and Sealion Show.
Opening times: April, May, June on weekends from 10am to 5pm and school holidays daily from 10am to 5pm (October half term 10am - 4pm)
Suffolk Punch Trust - The world's oldest and largest Suffolk Punch farm, discover how the Suffolk Punch horse has been part of the Suffolk farming landscape since the early sixteenth century.
Opening times: Friday -
Spring(31st March to 23rd July): Friday - Monday 10.30am - 4.30pm, closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Summer: Open every day (except Tuesdays) 10.30am - 5pm
Autumn (8th September - 31st October): Friday - Monday 10.30am - 4.30pm, closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Woodbridge Tide Mill - One of only two working tide mills in the country, check out the milling times on their website along with a host of special events throughout the year.
Opening times: Until 1st October, daily from 11am-5pm, during October half term and weekends only from 11am-5pm.
Easton Farm Park - Visitors young and old will enjoy pony rides, train rides, animal encounters and learning about life on a working farm.
Opening times: Daily from 10.30am-5.30pm
Sailing Barge Cruises - Take a trip along the River Orwell on board sailing barges Thistle, Hydrogen and Kitty.
Opening times: Click here for details of their scheduled trips
The Amber Museum - Learn about the origins of amber and view the beautiful carvings and artefacts before treating yourself to a piece of amber jewellery.
Opening times: 9am-5pm Monday to Saturday, 11am-4pm on Sundays and bank holidays.
RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve - The award-winning nature reserve is home to some of the UKs rarest wildlife. Join one of the guided walks or activities and take the kids to the Discovery Zone to learn about the local habitats.
Opening times: Daily (except 25th and 26th December), Visitor Centre from 9am-5pm (9am-4pm November to January)
The Red House - Learn about the life and music of Suffolk's famous composer Benjamin Britten in the house where he once lived and worked.
Opening times: Throughout the year Tuesday to Friday, plus Saturdays from June to September.
Pakefield Riding School - Hire a pony for the day or enjoy a lesson at one of the oldest riding schools in East Anglia.
Opening times: Open daily throughout the year from 7.30am-5.30pm
Sizewell B Visitor Centre - Offering a unique insight into nuclear technology with an interactive exhibition, join a 3 hour guided walking tour (booking required 4-6 weeks in advance).
Opening times: Open throughout the year, tours must be booked in advance.
Suffolk Museums - With more than 50 across Suffolk, a day out at one of our famous museums offers a unique and fascinating trip back in time.
Opening times: For specific museum opening times, visit the website
Southwold Boating Lake and Tea Rooms - Hosting a pretty tea room, traditional boating lake with pedalos, and crazy golf course, there's something here for the whole family to enjoy.
Opening times: Monday to Friday 11am-3.30pm, weekends from 10am-4pm.
Orwell Lady River Cruises - Cruising up and down the Orwell River, passengers can take in the beautiful scenery, local wildlife and points of interest.
Opening times: April - October, a full timetable is available on their website
Africa Alive! - Visit the lions, giraffes, rhinos, cheetahs, hunting dogs and meerkats, join in with the daily feeds and discover the animals and insects of the African savannah.
Opening times: Throughout the year daily from 9.30am (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day).