20 Best Things To Do In Orford Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Orford

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 272 fun things to do in Orford for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, beaches and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 148 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Orford 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 Orford 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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Outside view of Orford Castle in Woodbridge

Orford Castle

  • Woodbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Orford Castle Come and discover one of the most complete and unusual keeps in England, dominating this charming patch of green in Suffolk. The unique...

Mum and son on canoe at Iken Canoe in Woodbridge

Iken Canoe

  • Woodbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Sailing and Kayaking

Discover one of Suffolk’s outdoor gems - Iken Canoe canoe and kayak hire centre. Take a canoe, kayak or stand up paddleboard (SUP) and glide along th...

Girl feeding horse at The Suffolk Punch Trust in Woodbridge

The Suffolk Punch Trust

  • Woodbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

The Suffolk Punch Trust has an array of sights and activities for all ages so families with children can make a real day out of visiting the Trust. I...

Men watching rabbit at Havergate Island in Aldeburgh

Havergate Island

  • Aldeburgh
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Havergate Island This small island in the River Ore is famous for its breeding avocets and terns, which can usually be seen during spring and summer....

Aircraft at Bentwaters Cold War Museum in Woodbridge

Bentwaters Cold War Museum

  • Woodbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bentwaters Cold War Museum gives you the opportunity to see the inside of a type of building that is not normally open to the public and find out wha...

Map and booklet for The Aldeburgh Treasure Trail

The Aldeburgh Treasure Trail

  • Aldeburgh
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

You'll have a great family day out exploring outdoors on the Aldeburgh self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. Everyone can get involved on...

Sunset at Thorpe Bay Beach in Southend On Sea

Thorpe Bay Beach

  • Southend On Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Love watersports? Enjoy the real deal - go for an action-packed day at Thorpe Bay Beach near Southend On Sea. This sandy family-oriented beach has wo...

Sunny day at Congo Rapids Lost World Adventure Golf in Woodbridge

Congo Rapids Lost World Adventure Golf

  • Woodbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Congo Rapids Lost World Adventure Golf is a new outdoor mini golf course located in Woodbridge, Suffolk. Test your skills on this Florida style golf...

A girl rubs her nose against an ancient warriors battle helmet.

Sutton Hoo

  • Woodbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Sutton Hoo is a hauntingly beautiful estate set in a whopping 255 acres with amazing views over the River Deben. It seems quiet but it's also home to...

Girls on horse back on Valley Farm Equestrian Leisure in Woodbridge

Valley Farm Equestrian Leisure

  • Woodbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Valley Farm Equestrian Leisure There is lots to see at Valley Farm. Visitors can enjoy meeting, petting and learning about the horses and other anima...

Inflatable assault course at Deben Swimming Pool in Woodbridge

Deben Swimming Pool

  • Woodbridge
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Deben Pool is a 25 metre swimming pool in Woodbridge that offers various Public Swimming times and Family Fun Sessions. They also offer: Canoe Course...

Families canoeing at Easton Farm Park in Woodbridge

Easton Farm Park

  • Woodbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Arts and crafts, trains and even air cannons (!) make Easton Farm Park a day out which hits all the high notes - and that’s with added adorable anima...

Indoor skating ramps at Area 25 Skatepark in Ipswich

Area 25 Skatepark

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Area 25 Skatepark is an innovative and well thought out place for kids to skate or scooter safely, whatever their ability level. It has a lot of vari...

RSPB Minsmare Visitor Centre

RSPB Minsmere

  • Westleton
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Love nature, photography and the great outdoors? Then RSPB Minsmere National Reserve is a great place for your family day out. There, you won’t have...

Dad helping son to bowl at Tenpin

Tenpin Ipswich

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Who doesn’t love a good spot of bowling? It’s a classic for a reason, something Tenpin Ipswich makes the most of with all sorts of slidey fun. Whethe...

Play2Day Ipswich

Play2Day Ipswich4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Looking for indoor entertainment for the whole family? At Play2Day Ipswich you’ll find Adventure Play Centre, Lazer-Tag Arena, and Suffolk's largest...

Clear day at Dunwich Heath Coastal Centre and Beach in Saxmundham

Dunwich Heath Coastal Centre and Beach

  • Saxmundham
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Dunwich Heath Coastal Centre and Beach is tucked away on the Suffolk coast, Dunwich Heath offers you peace and quiet and a true sense of being at one...

Outside view of Framlingham Castle

Framlingham Castle

  • Framlingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

At Framlingham Castle you are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the grounds and there are picnic tables near the kiosk. There are a male, female...

Family on Spy Mission Trail

Framlingham Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Framlingham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Would you happen to know any secret agents? Ones who could solve a deactivation code? Well hurry them down to the Framlingham Spy Mission Treasure Tr...

Pottery pieces at Crafty Coffee in Felixstowe

Crafty Coffee5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Felixstowe
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Crafty Coffee are happy for visitors to just come in and say hi! Then if you fancy exploring your creative side, all the better. Try out all new skil...

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