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Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm

  • Ipswich
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm is a wonderful place to take children and was voted The Best Visitor Experience in Suffolk for 2006, 2007 and 2010! As...

Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre

  • Stowmarket
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre is perfect for all active families out there - you'll find the three-tier Play World soft play area, plus loads of indoor...

Anglia Indoor Kart Racing

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

If racing gets your kids engine revving then head on down to Anglia Indoor Karting in Suffolk. Let your kid try out racing for the first time, or let...

Hollow Trees4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Ipswich
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

There’s something different to see at every turn at Hollow Trees Farm. The Farm Trail takes you on a journey of animals and adventure. As you follow...

Glass and Craft5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Hadleigh
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Enjoy doing arts and crafts with the kids? Glass & Craft in Kersey Mill is a great family-friendly studio where you can let your creative juices...

Suffolk Owl Sanctuary

  • Stonham Aspal
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Walk on the wild side at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary with over 80 modern-day raptors! Visit owls, eagles and vultures at home in their aviaries or flying f...

Stonham Barns Crazy Golf

  • Aspall
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

The Crazy Golf at Stonham Barns offers great fun for all the family with a 9 hole course that actually looks like it should be a change: with kooky c...

Aqua Park Suffolk

  • Stutton
  • Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Nothing screams summer fun like a giant floating inflatable aqua park! With over 50 exciting obstacles, featuring some of UK’s biggest slides, Aqua P...



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Chantry Park

  • Ipswich
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Chantry Park The super modern play area, designed by well known play area manufacturer Kompan, has replaced the teeny older playground which was clos...

Ipswich Museum

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Calling all time travellers! Ipswich Museum has an adventure with your name on it, spanning thousands of years from all over the globe. The exhibits...

Crown Pools

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Come and swim in a pool fit for royalty. Let your little prince or princess dive into Crown Pools soothing waters. Swim with your family in a giganti...

Wacky Warehouse Punch and Judy

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Wacky Warehouse Punch and Judy is a great little multi level adventure play structure suitable for kids under 4ft9 in height and 10 years. All the us...

Cineworld Ipswich

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Be transported to a world of action, thrills and adventure with a family-friendly movie screening at Cineworld Ipswich. Share the magic of the big sc...

Superbowl UK Ipswich

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Experience the best of indoor fun at Superbowl UK Ipswich! Practice your bowling skills on 12 state-of-the-art ten pin bowling lanes. Bumpers, ramps...

Hunt Fun Ipswich

  • Ipswich
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Get your gang together for a day of code busting and sightseeing on the Hunt Fun Ipswich trail. It’s sure to stretch your grey matter! Begin by getti...

Christchurch Park

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Christchurch Park facilities centre around a well equipped children's play area; but extend to tennis courts; bowling greens and croquet lawn plus sp...

Holywells Park

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Holywells Park has a lot to offers visitors for a day's family entertainment, from lots of green to plenty of wet! There's a paddling pool (summertim...

Partyman World Ipswich

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Partyman World Ipswich has got all the ingredients for a day stuffed to the brim with family fun, like face painting, air cannons and so much more. K...

Suffolk Ski Centre

  • Ipswich
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

At Suffolk Ski Centre there's so much fun to be had with a great confidence building activity that develops the mind as well as the body. It's also a...

Jimmy's Farm and Wildlife Park2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Wherstead
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

You might recognise Jimmy Doherty’s farm from the BBC documentary. This rare breed's farm is home to ponies, donkeys, chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs,...

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