Easter holidays in Suffolk

The Easter holidays are a great time to get outdoors and discover nature. As well as a weekend of Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts, there's lots more activities to enjoy over the two week period in Suffolk.

Family walking dogs

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

We're reopening the places you love, gradually, safely and in step with government advice. Our houses, gardens and parklands remain closed for now, in line with the rules about ticketed venues. But we're opening some of our coast and countryside car parks in England, so you can get out into green spaces. You'll need to book for some of them. Some coast and countryside car parks in Northern Ireland will start to reopen from 27 May. For now, all car parks in Wales have to remain closed on government advice. Read this article to find out what's open, how you can visit, and what to expect from your visit.

Bug hunting

Dunwich Heath 

If your little ones like bug hunting, pond dipping and geocaching, then head to Dunwich Heath during the Easter holidays. Try the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt or simply enjoy your surroundings with a spring walk.

Boy doing a nature trail


Bring the family and spend the day exploring Flatford, which is right on the border with Essex. Discover more about the Flatford countryside on a spring themed nature trail, pick up an activity pack or tick off some of our 50 things to do before you're 11¾.

Family taking a selfie in front of Ickworth


At Ickworth you can enjoy a variety of Easter activities this year. Whether you fancy creating some wild art, discovering spring on a nature adventure or getting crafty inside, there's plenty for all ages, come rain or shine.

Child in Lavenham Guildhall

Lavenham Guildhall 

As well as enjoying a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, dress up in medieval clothes, be adventurous and smell Widow Snell's weird potions and lotions or try our new picture trail.

50 things girl making daisy chain

Melford Hall 

At Melford Hall we'll be celebrating nature during the Easter holidays, and be sure to look out for new lambs and daffodils as you explore. Join the volunteers for some Easter themed art and craft activities too.

Manx Loaghtan sheep on Orford Ness

Orford Ness 

Why not take your family somewhere a little different this Easter? Join the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at the reserve from Good Friday to Easter Monday, hop on the boat and enjoy a nature trail, in one of Suffolk's great wildlife havens. We might be lucky and have some new arrivals by then.

Coming face to face with thousands of years of history

Sutton Hoo 

The Easter holidays are a great time to get out with the family at Sutton Hoo, as spring flowers emerge and we see the arrival of lambs. As well as our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, why not head off on one of our family friendly tours?

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