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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Bury St Edmunds

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 575 fun things to do in Bury St Edmunds for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 357 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Bury St Edmunds day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Bury St Edmunds with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Entrance to Moyse's Hall Museum in Bury St Edmunds

Moyse's Hall Museum

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Moyse's Hall Museum is an outstanding archaeological collections that carry you back to Bronze Age, Roman and Mediaeval times. More recent histor...

Pottery at Hatter Street Studio in Bury St Edmunds

Hatter Street Studio

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Hatter Street Studio is a friendly Paint Your Own Pottery Studio based in Suffolk, in the heart of beautiful Bury St Edmunds' historic centre. We ser...

Map and booklet for The Bury St Edmunds Mystery Treasure Trail

The Bury St Edmunds Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

With clues to uncover and codes to crack, master detectives are what’s called for on The Bury St Edmunds Mystery Treasure Trail. The town is calling...

Cineworld Bury St Edmunds

Cineworld Bury St Edmunds

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Bring some excitement into your day with a brilliant new film at Cineworld Bury St Edmunds. Share the magic of the big screen with your whole family...

Kids playing laser tag at Planet Laser in Bury St Edmunds

Planet Laser

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Planet Laser Stalk your friends, family and everyone else through an atmospheric, multi level arena and shoot them with your phasor before they shoot...

Mascot rollerskating at CurveMotion in Bury St Edmunds

CurveMotion

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Welcome to the World of CurveMotion! CurveMotion offers a wide range of roller skating and other sessions aimed at different age ranges. Toddler Skat...

People horse riding at Barrow Hall Stables in Bury St Edmunds

Barrow Hall Stables

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Whether riding a horse has always been a dream for your little ones, or they just want to try it out on holiday, Barrow Hall Stables is the place to...

Kid in mud pit at The Playground in Bury St Edmunds

The Playground

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Fan of Stone Cold’s Broken Skull Challenge? Time to find out how tough YOU really are on a 25-obstacle outdoor assault course. Kids as young as 7 are...

Go Ape Thetford

Go Ape Thetford

  • Brandon
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Amongst a patchwork of pines, broadleaves and Douglas Fir trees, discover a whole world of high ropes at Go Ape Thetford - the very first Go Ape to o...

Kentwell Hall and Gardens

Kentwell Hall and Gardens

  • Long Melford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Come and explore the extravagant Kentwell Hall and Gardens, explore inside the luxurious traditional mansion and discover the friendly animals at the...

Boys on Treasure Hunt Trail

Lavenham Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Lavenham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Pirates come in all sorts of packages, so get your band of mini marauders out on the Lavenham Treasure Hunt Trail. The hunt will be full of code bust...

Boy doing archery at Wild Tracks in Newmarket

Wild Tracks

  • Newmarket
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Wild Tracks is an excellent place to take your little adrenaline junkies, with a variety of exciting activities for kids aged 8 and upwards. For kids...

Outside view of Jumppin Jacks Funhouse in Mildenhall

Jumppin Jacks Funhouse

  • Mildenhall
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Welcome to Jumppin Jacks Funhouse, a fantastic three tier purpose built indoor adventure play centre and party venue for children aged 0 to 10 years....

Boy in soft play tunnel

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...

Horses at Knettishall Heath Country Park in Thetford

Knettishall Heath Country Park

  • Thetford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Knettishall Heath Country Park In summer it can feel like another country: common (yet still exciting!) lizards bask in the open on rocks, skylarks s...

Staff dressed as historic characters at Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket

Museum of East Anglian Life

  • Stowmarket
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Encounter the history and natural world of East Anglia on the beautiful 75 acre site surrounding the Museum of East Anglian Life. Discover 15 splendi...

Slide and swimming pool at Waterworld and Breckland Leisure Centre in Thetford

Waterworld and Breckland Leisure Centre

  • Thetford
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Waterworld and Breckland Leisure Centre has a pool that caters for all. If you’re a ‘serious swimmer’ you can clock up the lengths in the 25m pool or...

Girls on slide at Fun 2 Play in Thetford

Fun 2 Play

  • Thetford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Fun 2 Play is an exciting and well equipped children's play centre in Thetford that is easily accessible from the A11. There is a restaurant on site,...

Picnic field at Long Melford Country Park

Long Melford Country Park

  • Long Melford
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Sun’s out, weather’s gorgeous and you just want to spend the day outdoor? At Melford Country Park you’ll find over 8 hectares of grassland, woodland...

Walking path at Clare Castle Country Park in Sudbury

Clare Castle Country Park

  • Sudbury
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Situated to the south of the picturesque, historic town of Clare, just two minutes' walk from the town centre, Clare Castle Country Park is a beautif...

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