Summer in Suffolk

A summer’s day spent in Suffolk can often be a perfect one, soaking up the sunshine in the glorious countryside atmosphere encircled with space and fresh air. Here at Gladwins Farm, our Suffolk family holiday cottages have an abundance of outdoor space and activities that are perfect for a day of fun in the sun; from cycling, animal feeds, fishing and play areas to tennis and woodland walk routes that explore the richly rustic local scenery.

Suffolk is jam-packed with opportunities for summer fun and family friendly events that ensure there is always something exciting happening. We’ve compiled a list of just a few examples of what is happening in Suffolk over the summertime that will ensure you can make the most of your summer holiday and experience the true beauty and community spirit of Suffolk.

Jimmy’s Farm is always a brilliant family day out, and this year they are holding their Harvest Festival on the 23rd & 24th July, which promises to be a fantastic day of great music and good food. The Felixstowe Carnival looks set to be a fun day, also taking place on the 23rd & 24th July the theme this year is ‘Rio Carnival’ getting people in the spirit ready for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Looking for a family and dog-friendly day out? Look no further than The Old Newton County Fayre and Dog Show on 10th July & Suffolk Dog Day on 31st July. Both will be a lively day packed with fun for the whole family and your canine companion, including events that pets can get involved with, children’s activities and stalls crammed the finest local food and drink produce.

If a day out on the bicycle is more up your street, The Suffolk Coast Bike Ride is a fantastic way to experience the beautiful Suffolk coastal views, with a choice of scenic routes depending on the distance that you wish to tackle. For those that want a more relaxing route to take in the views, there is an abundance of stunning biking routes available in Suffolk for you to enjoy at any given time.

Planning to simply relax and enjoy the sunshine? There are a number of local beer festivals serving the finest East Anglian ales. You can find a handy list of the beer festivals in East Anglia planned over the summer here or in a calendar format here.

Summer time should be cherished, spent relaxing in the company of family and friends. At Gladwins Farm our Suffolk family holiday cottages provide the perfect surroundings to make the most of the summer fun.