There's plenty for the whole family to see and do this February half term; feed baby animals, follow a trail of clues, watch a show, make a nestbox or visit some of Suffolk's top attractions. We've put together a few ideas for you, guaranteed to make your visit to The Suffolk Coast a memorable one!
1. Follow the trail at Landguard Fort
Head to Landguard Fort in Felixstowe and discover one of the country's oldest fortifications with this fun half term trail. Children will love exploring the many tunnels and rooms whilst looking for clues.
9th - 18th February, admission is £1.50 plus usual ticket prices (adults £5.50, concessions £4.50, children 5-15 years £2.50, children under 5 years free. English Heritage Members free).
2. Cinderella at The Riverside Theatre
Join Cinderella and a host of fun characters at The Riverside Theatre in Woodbridge this half term for a magical theatre treat that the whole family will enjoy. There are 13 performances from 9th - 17th February including matinees at 2.30pm.
Why not combine your trip with a meal in The Riverside's restaurant, or, pop along to the Kids Film Club on Saturday mornings, where on Saturday 10th you can watch the smash-hit Frozen!
Ticket prices for Cinderella are £15 for adults, £13 for concessions, £10 for children and £45 for a family ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children)
3. Half Term Fun at Easton Farm Park
There's so much to see and do at Easton Farm Park this February half term; children can ride around the farm in specially modified barrel carts, hop on a pony or the train for a trip around the park, have a go at the Air Canon Adventure, meet a whole host of animals including the magnificent Suffolk Punch, bunnies, baby lambs and baby goats, visit the animal enclosures along the farm trail and let the kids run riot on both the indoor soft play and outdoor adventure play area.
Open from 10th - 18th February, there's a special half-term entry price if just £4.60 per person!
4. Step back in time at Sutton Hoo
Discover the burial site of anglo-saxon kings with a visit to Sutton Hoo this February. The National Trust site is hosting children's activities throughout the week including shield making and a Gruesome Graves Tour where the time travelling Anglo-Saxon guide Coote will tell you gory stories of those who found their final resting place at Sutton Hoo.
The events are included in the usual admission prices if £8.90 for adults, £4.50 for children or a family ticket for £22.30.
5. Build a Nestbox at RSPB Minsmere
Head to the Discovery Centre at RSPB Minsmere throughout half term, which coincides with National Nestbox Week to build a nestbox! Children must be accompanied by an adult, and together you can take wood, nails and a hammer to create a nestbox for your own garden.
The activity runs daily from 12th - 16th February and costs £5 plus the normal entry fees of £9 for adults and £5 for children (first child goes free and under 5's are also free!)