Suffolk Visitor Attractions

Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the suffolk Heritage and Nature pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.


Africa Alive! - Kessingland, Lowestoft (formerly known as Suffolk Wildlife Park) - set in 100 acres of Suffolk countryside, animals including giraffe and rhinos, Discovery Centre, Lemur Encounters, indoor and outdoor adventure play areas - “considered reasonably wheelchair and pushchair friendly” (The lower end of the park is, by its nature set in marshland and whilst there are paths these are erratic in levels. Assistance is advised in this area) Viewing areas are designed with wheelchair users in mind allowing low level access and visibility wherever possible. A portable hearing loop is available. They also offer mobility scooter hire (charges). They have a toilet facility with a hoist and bench as a temporary solution until they are able to provide a full Changing Places facility.changing-places-icon


Flatford Bridge Cottage - National Trust - Flatford and discover the landscape that inspired John Constable, Dedham Vale, guided tours – Flatford, East Bergholt - Disabled & Pushchair friendly see website


Gainsborough House Museum - his birthplace, a 16th century house, collection of Gainsborough’s paintings, drawings and prints - Disabled access and facilities (may need assistance) please see website


Mid Suffolk Light Railway Museum - Preserved Steam Railway, locomotives and rolling stock, museum exhibition hall, Steam Train Driver Experience Courses - Wetheringsett - we have no disabled access info for this site


Newmarket Racecourse - horse racing - Newmarket - Disabled access and facilities (some restrictions) please see website


Pakenham Water Mill - water powered mill producing stone ground flour, tours, picnic area - we have no disabled access info for this site


Pleasurewood Hills - Family theme park, Thrill Rides, Family Rides, Kiddie Zone, - Lowestoft - Disabled access and facilities (some restrictions) please see website


Southwold Pier - reconstruction completed in 2001, games, amusements etc - Disabled access and facilities - please see website


West Stow Country Park and Anglo-Saxon Village - 125 acre park, reconstructed Anglo-Saxon village, visitor centre, play area, bird hides - Bury St Edmunds - we have no disabled access info for this site


Wildtracks Offroad Activity Park - karting grand prix, quad safari, off road driving lesson, hovercraft, archery, air guns, crossbows, clay shooting - Kennett, Newmarket - we have no disabled access info for this site


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