Just a mile west of Lowestoft, Oulton Broad offers year-round watersports, family-run cafés, fishing sports, and Nicholas Everitt Park, an Edwardian garden that’s ideal for watching the sailing and powerboat racing (Thursday evenings, Apr – Sep).
Things to do in Suffolk
Orford Ness National Nature Reserve
Well worth the drive, take a short boat trip to this wild and remote shingle spit (Europe’s largest) to enjoy quiet walks by the lagoons and spot some truly unique wildlife, including Ness hare (larger than their mainland relatives) and Chinese water deer, escapees from local deer parks.
Somerleyton Hall and Gardens
One of the UK’s finest stately homes, Somerleyton Hall boasts some of the finest gardens in East Anglia, now being reimagined into a series of interconnected ‘rooms’, each garden different from the last. Somerleyton also features its own tea room and gastro-pub.
Waveney River Tours
Join the friendly crew of Waveney River Tours and explore the ancient marshland landscapes.