Framlingham Castle: It was here that Mary Tudor found out she was to become the Queen of England; kids will love the 10.5-metre high wall walk offering views across Framlingham and the Suffolk countryside. Enjoy a picnic on the lawns, or pop along on one of the many event days, where you will be treated to re-enactments, traditional food and entertainment.
After a day of exploring, head into Framlingham to one of the many cafes and restaurants for a delicious meal or coffee and cake.
Entry prices: English Heritage Member - Free, Adult - £7.20, Child (5-15 years) - £4.80, Concessions - £6.50, Family (2 adults, 3 children) - £18.70
Opening times: Until 14th January - weekends only 10am to 4pm, half term (15th to 21st February) - daily from 10am to 4pm, 22nd February to 26th March - weekends only 10am to 4pm
How to get to Framlingham Castle: IP13 9BP
For more information go to www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/framlingham-castle
Orford Castle: If the weather is a bit wet, head to Orford Castle, one of England's most complete and unusual castle keeps. Explore the polygonal tower from the basement, lower and upper halls right up to the roof to take in the panoramic views of Orford town and Orford Ness.
Children will love exploring the many passages that lead to the chapel, kitchen and chambers and the audio tour telling the historical tale of the castle. Afterwards, pop into Orford village to browse the independent shops, stopping off for a hot chocolate, cake and ice cream in one of the cafes.
Entry prices: English Heritage Member - free, Adult - £6.50, Child (5-15 years) -£3.90, Concessions - £5.90, Family (2 adults, 3 children) - £17.00
Opening times: Until 14th January - weekends only 10am to 4pm, half term (15th to 21st February) - daily from 10am to 4pm, 22nd February - 24th March - weekends only 10am to 4pm
How to get to Orford Castle: IP12 2ND
For more information go to www.english-heritage.org.uk.visit/places/orford-castle