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Visitor Attractions in Suffolk
Here are some websites that you may find of interest or that might assist you in planning your self-catering cottage holiday at Orwell View Barns Holiday Cottages near Ipswich in Suffolk.
- Africa Alive
At Africa Alive you can enjoy a walking family safari at one of the UK's largest and most exciting wildlife attractions, set in 100 acres of dramatic coastal parkland. Get close to the animals and discover the sights, sounds and smells of the world's most vibrant and exciting continent. Discover giraffes, rhinos, cheetahs, hyenas and hundreds more African animals and birds.
- Alton Water
Based in 400 acres of beautiful Suffolk countryside, Alton Water offers sailing, windsurfing and canoeing for members and day access for visitors. We have a highly acclaimed and long established RYA approved training centre which is the largest and most active RYA training centre in East Anglia. We operate the RYA ONBOARD scheme for training young people and have recently been awarded RYA Volvo Champion Club status in recognition for our race training work.
- Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm
Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm is in the middle of the beautiful county of Suffolk in Eastern England and is a small livestock farm breeding farm animals that were once common but are now very rare. The main area of the farm is wheel-chair and push chair friendly and a disabled toilet and baby changing facilities are available in the Visitor's Centre
- Constable Country
Three itineraries have been developed for the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and Stour Valley area embracing Constable Country. These form part of a series of 18 sustainable tourism itineraries for the eastern region. For more details visit www.dedhamvalestourvalley.org
- Easton Farm Park
Easton Farm Park was built in the late 1800s and has been a Farm Park since 1974, the second farm park to be opened in the UK. It offers a unique mix of interactive farm fun within a set of listed historic buildings and countryside. Easton Farm Park is the ideal place for family visits, birthday parties, school trips and farm holidays. The Farm is designed mainly for families and groups with children under 11.
- Jimmy's Farm
Visit Jimmy's Farm as seen on TV, home of the rare breed Essex Pig. The working farm is open for visitors 7 days a week. There's loads to do at the farm for a great family day out. There is a Nature Trail, Woodland Walk, Beautiful Garden's, Farm Shop, Adventure Play Area and Field Kitchen. You can buy home reared free range pig produce, beef and lamb in the butchers as well as an abundance of herbs and veggies from their garden. If you can't make it to the farm you can buy their meat from the lovely online shop.
- Thames Sailing Barge Match
Barges will have links from the Match Committees website to their own sites. See www.thamesmatch.co.uk/ What do the barges do after the big racing match is over? The majority have to go back to work to earn their keep. This is through chartering to the general public, clubs & associations or corporate organizations. This can involve river trips for bird watching, photography, painting, wildlife observation, team building or a family holiday. Bookings can be for a day, a weekend or longer.
- Visit Colchester
Colchester, in Essex, is Britain's oldest recorded town.It is not just it's unique heritage and history that attract so many visitors. Colchester is a thriving modern town with many visitor attractions, including Colchester Zoo and Colchester Castle.The Colchester area is a perfect place for a day trip, short break or a family holiday.
- Visit Suffolk - Things To Do
Visit Suffolk is the official tourism website for the area. It provides an excellent guide covering arts and culture, visitor attractions, museums and theatres, events, food and drink, and shopping.