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Best Things To Do Outdoors In Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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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...

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...

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

  • 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

  • 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...

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...

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...

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...



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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...

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...

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...

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...

National Horse Racing Museum

  • Newmarket
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

National Horse Racing Museum is an education for horse lovers everywhere! It tells the whole story from its royal origins to Lester Piggott, Frankie...

High Lodge Thetford Forest Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Thetford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

If you go down to the woods today, you're in for a big surprise... High Lodge in Thetford Forest is a smashing example of wood as they should be, wit...

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...

National Stud

  • Newmarket
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Interested in horse racing, horse breeding, or simply horses in general? Then a visit to the National Stud is a must! After all, it’s the only commer...

Combat Paintball

  • Thetford
  • Outdoor
  • Paintballing

Combat Paintball East Anglia's only Laser Tag Games with new Hit Feedback Technology! Using the latest technology Laser Tag Guns that give hit feedba...

Grimes Graves

  • Thetford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

At Grimes Graves today, visitors (10+) can descend 9 metres (30 ft) by ladder into one excavated shaft, an unforgettable experience: the only Neolith...

East Town Park Countryside Centre

  • Haverhill
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

East Town Park Countryside Centre is a country park to the east of Haverhill on the very edge of town. The 38 acre park is the centre for a network o...

Burwell Museum

  • Burwell
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Burwell Museum shows what life was like in this area over the last 100 years, plus there are Anglo Saxon and Romano British displays. Stevens' Mill (...

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