Child Friendly Activities For October

If you are planning to stay in one of holiday cottages in October with your children, take a look at some of the excellent events that are on nearby.

These fun packed events are guaranteed to be so much fun your little ones be asleep in no time, leaving you free to put your feet up and totally relax back at Gladwins Farm!

5th October – 14th December – Kids Cake Club with the Outrageous Cake Company at Suffolk Food Hall Ltd

Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2AB

£15.00, 10.30-12.30, children 6-11, every other Saturday only.

A fun, friendly workshop for children who like getting messy and eating cake! A decorating masterclass for budding bakers, with the opportunity to not only make cakes but friends too.

12th October – Framlingham Sausagefest 2013

Market Hill, Framlingham, Suffolk, IP13 9BA

10.00-15.00, family ticket £12.00, trail map £4.00

Fun for the whole family – try all of the different sausages from local producers and name one of them the 2013 Sausage King! Other entertainment includes an escapologist, a magician, and plenty of competitions and other ways to keep busy. A chance to get involved, try some local food, and have a great time.

27th October – 3rd November – Spooky Trail and Languard Fort

Landguard Peninsula, View Point Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 3TW

10.00-16.00, normal admission prices plus £1 for trail sheet

Using the trail sheet, it is the children’s mission to explore the fort and hunt out all of the clues. An exciting way to ignite some Halloween fever!

29th October – Family Woodland Adventure at Carlton Marshes

Burnt Hill Lane, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft, NR33 8HU

10.00-12.00, £2.50 per child, booking required.

What better way to introduce children to the delights of Suffolk than to have an authentic woodland experience. Spend some time together toasting marshmallows, building dens, and getting a little bit on the muddy side.

29th – 30th October – Roald Dahl Storytelling Event at Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings, Bridge Road, Snape, Saxmundham, IP17 1SR

Open daily from 10am, 1 hour workshops £5 per child

A fantastic workshop for children, involving storytelling of all the Roald Dahl classics, as well as chocolate making for any hungry tummies. With long walks through beautiful countryside, everyone will be happy after a day out at Snape Maltings.

31st October – Monster Mayhem at Carlton Marshes

Burnt Hill Lane, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft, NR33 8HU

16.00-18.00, £2.50 per child, booking required.

Lots of Halloween-spirited fun to be had at Carlton Marshes, creating spooky monster masks and making lanterns to guide them on their night time walk… just watch out for the ghosts! Not for the faint hearted!

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