Artfulpots Paint Your Own Pottery (22 miles)
Artfulpots Paint Your Own Pottery
Bring your tots to Artfulpots and paint a pottery masterpiece! Choose from mugs, plates, piggy banks and animals. Paint and leave it with us to glaze and fire in our kiln ready to collect later in the week.
Glass and Craft (29 miles)
Glass and Craft
is an indoor family craft workshop providing glass painting, ceramic painting and decopatch crafting for all ages. No booking required, just turn up, get creative and have fun. Kids' craft parties also available!
Wild Raspberry Ceramic Cafe (31 miles)
Wild Raspberry Ceramic Cafe
Come to Wild Raspberry to paint your own ceramic and textile pieces, also now introducing enamelling jewellery parties and Decopatch. Enjoy some home made cake with a good coffee in a relaxed atmosphere.
Blue Owl (35 miles)
- is a paint your own pottery studio, coffee and gift shop. You can come in anytime and choose from a wide selection of pottery pieces that you can paint in a variety of colours. Baby hand and foot prints can also be taken. All ages are welcome.
Crafty Mums (39 miles)
is a Handmade Gift shop and Craft workshop. Offering a regular programme of craft workshops for children and adults. We also offer creative kids’ birthday parties, with a range of activities from Ceramics, Felt making, sewing, paper-craft and much more.
Sticky Earth Cafe (44 miles)
Sticky Earth Cafe
Create treasured mementos or just have fun at Sticky Earth, a spacious, family run ceramic cafe where you can paint onto a wide range of pottery, after which we will glaze & fire your creation. Or, have a go at Decopatching, jewellery making, canvas & T shirt painting. Fun for all ages, no artistic talent...
Doodle Pots Ceramic Cafe (45 miles)
Doodle Pots Ceramic Cafe
A ceramic cafe where you can paint pottery, anything from a mug to a moneybox to a gecko! Its fun with stencils and sponge stamps to help or let your creative imagination run wild. Babyprints, mosaics, parties, commissions, fund-raising and we can come to you. Get Doodling!
Scribbles Ceramics (46 miles)
Pottery painting fun at our studio, an activity in which all ages can have a go. Parties and walk in painting plus we can paint special pottery items for you if you have limited time or want a special present made.
Paint Pots (51 miles)
is a ceramic cafe and craft shop for all the family. We do pottery painting, baby hand and footprints, t-shirt painting, decopatch, jewellery, children's birthday parties and refreshments.
CrackPots Ceramic Arts Cafe (52 miles)
CrackPots Ceramic Arts Cafe
is a Ceramic Arts Cafe situated in the heart of the Cathedral city of Ely. It is a ceramic arts experience for families and friends, adults and children of all ages to enjoy. Choose from our extensive selection of items and create a truly personalised piece of pottery.
Blake House Craft Centre (52 miles)
Blake House Craft Centre
A charming family afternoon's worth featuring Mini Golf, Maize Maze, Outdoor Jungle Gym and lots of specialist arts and crafts shops to browse through. Seasonal special events held too!
Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park (17 miles)
Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park
Set within 50 acres of enclosed coastal parkland and just 10mins from the popular seaside town of Great Yarmouth, Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park has been refurbished making it an even more vibrant place for a day out for all the family. With great discounts of over 25% when you book online.
Oasis Camel Centre (5 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
Africa Alive (12 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...
Pets Corner (15 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!
Havergate Island (16 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.
Suffolk Owl Sanctuary (17 miles)
Suffolk Owl Sanctuary
Meet some owls, meerkats and enjoy other wildlife. Over 80 raptors to see, some flying in display. Woodland walk with bird hide, Raptor hospital and Sensory Garden. Experience days and parties available.
Easton Farm Park (11 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.
The Suffolk Punch Trust (18 miles)
The Suffolk Punch Trust
is a 200 acre farm with an array of sights and activities for kids of all ages so families can make a real day out of visiting the Trust. Including pets paddock, activity room, stamp trail, farm animals and much more.
Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm (21 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 and pushchair friendly. Walks round paddocks, beside river and lake. Picnic areas. Disabled toilet.
Jimmys Farm (25 miles)
An exciting day out for all the family. We are a working farm and breed rare breed pigs but also have cows, sheep, chickens and more! We have a nature trail, butchery and shop, cafe and playground. We hold farmers markets on 1st Saturday of every month.
Hollow Trees (29 miles)
There are different routes and lots to see so your walk can be as long or as short as you like to make it. On your walk you will find Dirty Dave the tractor stuck in the mud, the Rolly Polly pole, Goat Mountain, Mini Tractors and the Welly Game.
Bentwaters Cold War Museum (13 miles)
Bentwaters Cold War Museum
An interesting and informative look at the role of the base since World War II until the early 1990s. Great exhibitions in an unusual building including the restored War Operations room and Battle Cabin.
Ipswich Transport Museum (22 miles)
Ipswich Transport Museum
A small and friendly museum with a great collection of vehicles to explore inside and out. There are over 90 different including a fire engine and police car, buses, bikes and prams plus lorries, lawnmowers and a hearse!
Museum of East Anglian Life (23 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, plus 15 splendidly restored historic buildings and lots more to do.
Felixstowe Museum (27 miles)
14 galleries full of displays about the social and military history of Felixstowe with lots of interesting things to see such a models of aircraft, ships and tanks, uniforms, Roman jewellery and coins plus Victorian toys and fashion.
Moyse's Hall Museum (33 miles)
Bury St Edmunds
Moyse's Hall Museum
Provides an excellent setting in which to trace the unfolding story of West Suffolk, through displays which range from prehistoric times right through to the present.
Beccles Outdoor Swimming Pool (11 miles)
Beccles Outdoor Swimming Pool
is a traditional, outdoor heated swimming pool situated by the river Waveney. There is a large swimming pool with a serious deep end plus an adjacent toddler pool and baby pool, are grass area ideal for sunbathing. The pool is open from late May to early September and now features canoes!
Deben Swimming Pool (17 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 (22 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.
Moo Play Farm (6 miles)
Moo Play Farm
Farm themed adventure play facility with several floors of fun equipment and a dedicated toddler and baby play zone plus a climbing wall, with more of the same outside for the better weather!
Adventure Island Playpark (14 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!
Play2Day Indoor Play Centre (19 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 of Lazer-Tag!
Snakes and Ladders Ipswich (22 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 cafe.
Playworld - Ocean Adventure (23 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. Swimming facilities also on site. Play area currently closed for improvements, reopening March 29th.
Wacky Warehouse Punch and Judy (23 miles)
Wacky Warehouse Punch and Judy
Historic pub with indoor play facilities plus patio. All the usual fun features spread over several level with a dedicated toddler zone too.
Funtasia (25 miles)
Soft play facility for children up to 130cm tall including classic friendly features like ball pit, slide, tunnels and more. Best for under 6s.
Fun 2 Play (32 miles)
Fun 2 Play
Large and exciting 3 level play structure with several different slides, ball pool, spook room plus many more fun features suitable for older children. Separate soft play for the little ones. Several birthday party packages available.
Kids Play (33 miles)
Bury St Edmunds
With numerous fun indoor activities, you are sure to find something the whole family will enjoy. Kids can brave the speedy drop slide, shoot the fun ball cannons and scramble through tunnels on the giant playframe. Plus, there's more: why not bounce on trampolines, dive into the ball pond or spin on the...
Southwold Pier (8 miles)
is an Iconic British Pier on the coast of Suffolk with a collection of Amusement Arcades, the ‘Under The Pier Show’, Boardwalk Restaurant, two Cafes and three Gift Shops for kids and adults alike.
Framlingham Castle (9 miles)
12th century fortress with exciting audio tour, interactive exhibits, themed trails, castle wall walk, and spectacular views.
Saxtead Green Post Mill (10 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 (15 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 (16 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 (22 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...
Kentwell Hall and Gardens (36 miles)
Kentwell Hall and Gardens
Explore the luxurious halls, the rare breeds farm, plus formal and themed gardens, maze, camera obscura, and plenty of sculptures lurking in leafy corners to be discovered and special events day really worth waiting for.
Suffolk Ski Centre (24 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!
Area 25 Skatepark (19 miles)
Area 25 Skatepark
An indoor skate park with facilities for skateboards, BMS, scooter and inline skates. Mini ramp for youngsters and novices. An innovative place to improve your skills, whatever your ability, with a good atmosphere.
CurveMotion (33 miles)
Bury St Edmunds
- is an exciting interactive indoor venue offering roller skating, roller disco, soft play centre, mega slides, including a vertical drop slide, as well as a range of different party options and a high quality bistro.
Alton Watersports Centre (28 miles)
Alton Watersports Centre
A water sports centre for sailing, kayaking and windsurfing. Also a good spot for walking and cycling. Classes available or bring your own craft. Racing and junior events held throughout the year.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Pottery Making and Arts and Crafts near Walpole 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
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Suffolk can enjoy the great day out as well.
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