Beccles Outdoor Swimming Pool (8 miles)
Beccles Outdoor Swimming Pool
- a traditional, outdoor heated swimming pool situated by the river Waveney. There is a large 33m x 16m swimming pool with a deep end of 12ft! There is an adjacent toddler pool and baby pool, with an extensive grass area ideal for sunbathing. The pool is open from late May to early September.
Marina Leisure Centre (9 miles)
Marina Leisure Centre
Facilities include a large swimming pool with wave machine, water chute and indoor beach. MC's diner is open all year serving all sorts of food. Mikkis's Madhouse indoor play area is open weekends through the winter and everyday in the summer. The Piazza has monthly Wrestling events and a Summer Pantomime running throughout the summer season.
Victory Swim and Fitness Centre (29 miles)
Victory Swim and Fitness Centre
Victory has some great family fun sessions in it's pool on Saturday's and Sundays. Great if you are looking for daysout with the kids.
Deben Swimming Pool (32 miles)
Deben Swimming Pool
Offers a 25 metre swimming pool with various sessions, including a Family Fun Session every Saturday 11am to 12 noon, with a large inflatable and rafts in the water, which is Fun for all the Family! We also offer fresh fruit to promote a healthy lifestyle!
Crown Pools (38 miles)
The leisure pool is the ideal facility for the family and children with a beach area, wave machine and water fountains, which are all set amongst tropical planting. Open for casual use throughout the facilities operational hours you are guaranteed a relaxing fun time.
Splash Sheringham (40 miles)
Tropical Leisure pool featuring 150 ft giant waterslide. Children's paddling area. Sun terrace and poolside cafe. Great idea of you are looking for family days out in Norfolk, especially when there is bad weather!
Waterworld and Breckland Leisure Centre (42 miles)
Colchester Leisure World (53 miles)
Colchester Leisure World
16 family fun features including two thrilling flumes, river rapids, crazy river, waves, geysers, still more slides and family spa pools! Also has standard swimming facilities.
Brightlingsea Open Air Pool (55 miles)
Brightlingsea Open Air Pool
Two pools, one a 15m paddling pool, and the second a 50m main pool. The season runs from the end of May through to the beginning of September.
Swimming at Oasis Leisure (62 miles)
Swimming at Oasis Leisure
25m warm water swimming pool with separate toddler fun pool; whirlpool spa and a whopping 33m aqua slide!
Woodup Pool (63 miles)
A very basic salt water bathing pool with an area of sand at one end. Open May to September. It should be noted they do not have lifeguards. Currently undergoing changes, call before going.
Braintree Swimming Centre (65 miles)
Braintree Swimming Centre
Facility includes a great family fun orientated pool, with slide and interactive equipment. Children must be under 8 years to use this pool and acompanied by a parent or an adult.
Blackwater Leisure Centre (69 miles)
Blackwater Leisure Centre
- boasts a superb leisure pool, incorporating the challenging Jungle River ride, a fun flume ride, lazy river ride, a safe swimming area for children and novelty bubble pool. We also have a separate Baby Pool for our youngest visitors, plus a 4 lane, 25 meter pool for all fitness and fun swimming.
Cherry Hinton Water Play Area (70 miles)
Cherry Hinton Water Play Area
two paddling pool with a connecting bridge with an attached play area max depth 0.4 metres - open may to semptember
Parkside Pools (71 miles)
Swimming Pool - 25m fitness pool and combined teaching and diving pool with moveable floor - plus Leisure Pool - with 2 flumes
Jesus Green Pool (72 miles)
Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park (3 miles)
Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park
This year Pleasurewood Hills will be celebrating 30 years of family fun with impromptu partyâs and celebration throughout the year. The Pleasurewood Hills experience provides hair raising, heart pumping rides for the bravest adventurers! Fun rides for all the family including the little ones too!
Pets Corner (2 miles)
For monkeys, meerkats and more, take the whole family down to Oulton Broad where you can feed and pet many of the animals from the terrific range on show. Plus bouncy castle!
Africa Alive (4 miles)
Take your family on a walking safari at one of the UK's largest and most exciting wildlife attractions. Explore the sights and sounds of Africa and discover, giraffes, rhinos, cheetahs, hyaenas and hundreds more African animals and birds. See The Plains of Africa an awe-inspiring recreation of the African savannah, where the animals of the plains room freely together as they would in the wild.
Oasis Camel Centre (17 miles)
Oasis Camel Centre
A great family day out with all the friendly animals: camels, alpacas, llamas, donkeys, goats, pigs, rabbits, guinea pigs and even ferrets!Indoor and outdoor play areas,crazy golf, mini maze and land train ride (weather permitting) all included in admission price
Havergate Island (30 miles)
A haven for large numbers of ducks and wading birds, also a great place to see brown hares at close range. Access is by boat only and pre-booking is essential.
Easton Farm Park (27 miles)
Easton Farm Park
There is always lots to do on the Farm. There are daily pony rides, hug-a-bunny, meeting Star, one of the big Suffolk Punch cart horses, barrel bug and train rides, meet the animals and 2 heated indoor playbarns. A great idea for family days out in Suffolk.
Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm (37 miles)
Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm
Working farm breeding endangered farm animals. Cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, alpacas and pigs. Children given free bag of animal food. Main area is wheelchair/pushchair friendly. Walks round paddocks, beside river and lake. Picnic areas. Disabled toilet. Baby changing. Cafe with home-made light lunches, cakes and clotted cream teas.
Museum of East Anglian Life (37 miles)
Museum of East Anglian Life
Discover the history and natural world of East Anglia on this beautiful 75 acre site, get steamed up with the powerful engines, meet the friendly animals including Suffolk Punch Horses and rare breads of cattle and sheep, Discover 15 splendidly restored historic buildings and lots more to do.
Adventure Island Playpark (2 miles)
Adventure Island Playpark
Large Pirate Ship indoor adventure soft play park on multi-levels. Walk the plank to the secret island and race the zip glides!
Moo Play Farm (10 miles)
Moo Play Farm
Moo Play Farm - Play Barn has Softplay for toddlers and the BIG MOO playframe with SUPER SLIDES for children up to 12 years old. We also offer a PARTY ROOM for Discos and Karaoke. With underfloor heating throughout, you are guaranteed to stay warm whatever the weather
Play2Day Indoor Play Centre (34 miles)
Play2Day Indoor Play Centre
is the area's children's indoor play centre with plenty of play for the most energetic children, seating for supervisors plus a well stocked cafe. You can play, party, eat and relax. You can also combine your stay with an exciting game at Lazer2day!
Playworld - Ocean Adventure (38 miles)
Playworld - Ocean Adventure
There are ball ponds, slides, a large inflatable play area (May to September), an aerial glide, slides, a spooky room, scramble nets and a toddlers' area.
Snakes and Ladders Ipswich (38 miles)
Snakes and Ladders Ipswich
Snakes and Ladders is a huge indoor playground filled to the brim with climbing frames, ball ponds, cargo nets and slides. Plus there's our Mini Play Street and toddlers separate safe play area. Kids can really let off steam while parents relax on comfortable leather sofas in our café. Plus new for Autumn 2012 explore the Science Project Discovery Centre (all included in entry!).
Wacky Warehouse Punch and Judy (39 miles)
Wacky Warehouse Punch and Judy
The usual good quality Wacky Warehouseplay structure attached to the Punch & Judy pub - ring for details - great for wet days when you copuld do with an hour and the kids need a good runaround.
Funtasia (39 miles)
kids indoor play centre housed with felixstowe leisure centre - ring for more information
Framlingham Castle (24 miles)
12th century fortress with exciting audio tour, interactive exhibits, themed trails, castle wall walk, and spectacular views.
Saxtead Green Post Mill (25 miles)
Saxtead Green Post Mill
Makes an interesting educational addition to your day out in Suffolk and is easily combined with a visit to Framlingham Castle.
Orford Castle (28 miles)
The castle is remarkably intact allowing visitors to explore from the basement, through the lower and upper halls to the roof where there are magnificent views seaward to Orford Ness. Around the rooms is a maze of passages leading to the chapel, kitchen and other chambers in the turrets.
Sutton Hoo (31 miles)
Home to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time. Walk around the ancient burial mounds and discover the incredible story of the ship burial of an Anglo-Saxon king and his treasured possessions.
The Science Project Discover Centre (38 miles)
The Science Project Discover Centre
Hands-on science fun for all the family. Build a body, operate the Crazy Crane and solve the mystery of the Treasure Chest and so much more. Discover over 30 fascinating interactive exhibits illustrating simple scientific principles. Under the same roof as the Indoor Adventure Playground and included in one great price.
Suffolk Ski Centre (40 miles)
Suffolk Ski Centre
Special sessions provided for absolute beginners over 4, general access to slopes is at age 7. Activities include kindergarten ski play, race training, ski toboggan and snowboard parties, and Ringos!
Richardsons Family Entertainment Centre (< 1 mile)
Richardsons Family Entertainment Centre
The Centre includes Richardson's Family Bowl which offers 14 lanes of glow bowling. There is also the nautical themed Galley Diner and Restaurant and the Cityscape Bar with Sky TV. For children there is an indoor play area, Ritchie's Adventure Island, and various amusements with tickets to win prizes.
Kingpin Bowling Centre (35 miles)
Kingpin Bowling Centre
Tenpin bowling, the game everyone can enjoy. Even if you are playing for the first time with a bit of beginners luck you might even get a strike or two. There is professional tuition available for improvers. Bumper lanes and ramps for the kids - a fab idea if you are looking for family days out in Suffolk.
Namco Funscape Ipswich (39 miles)
Namco Funscape Ipswich
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Thanks for all the great things to do and Water Parks near Lowestoft with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
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