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Exploring the Waveney Valley

Exploring the Waveney Valley.........


Whether you're staying in your own touring caravan/ motorhome, or staying in one of our Holiday Homes to hire, Pakefield Caravan Park is the ideal base for exploring Suffolk, and in particular the Waveney Valley.

For those that are interested in nature, or love to explore quaint villages and towns thriving with history, or those who simply want to enjoy a pint or two over looking the Broads National Park, there really is something for everyone.

It is the enchanting waterways; the iconic windmills that scatter the banks, and the villages and towns that they intersect, that make the Waveney Valley, one of the most desirable places to visit in Suffolk.

And all of this is pretty much on Pakefield Caravan Parks' doorstep (okay, so it might be a short drive away, but who can complain when you have scenes like this?????)






Oulton Broad, which is literally, just down the road, is home to the largest lake in the Suffolk Broads (yes Suffolk has them too, not just Norfolk!!).  Some say it is the 'Gateway to the Broads' and who can blame them?  Here you can enjoy a day by the river or on the river with a river boat tour.  Or why not become a Captain for the day and hire a boat to take out for your very own river cruise!



For those who are nature lovers, just a short stroll down the river from Oulton Broad, is the Suffolk Wildlife Trust reserve of Carlton Marshes.  Here you will find all sorts of flora and fauna, flower studded marshes and pools bursting with water life.  Get lost in bird watching, or simply enjoy a stroll along many of the pathways indulging in the beautiful scenery.



If you travel a little bit further inland, you will come across the market town of Beccles, where you can still sit and watch the boats sail past on the river, as well as enjoying everything else the town has to offer.  Or why not visit the town of Bungay, where you can walk amongst the castle ruins, or pick up a bargain or two from one of the many antique shops.

These are just some of the things you can see and do in the Waveney Valley.  If you want to know more, get yourselves booked in and come and do some exploring.....


info@pakefieldcaravanpark.co.uk
01502 561136
www.pakefieldpark.co.uk

Caravans for Sale

2020 Willerby Skye
35X12
2 Bedroom
£39,995.00
 
 The Willerby Skye is a Holiday Home wih flexible, family living in mind, which has enough space for everyone to relax, unwind and dream.

 
 
With plenty of seating to entertain friends, or curl up for a family movie or game night, the Skye has you covered!
 

With a choice of pitches, Pakefield Caravan Park has everything you could want for your Home away from Home.  With a Clubhouse and an outdoor heated swimming pool, to the sunrises overlooking Pakefield beach, we really are the perfect place!




For more information you can contact us via email: info@pakefieldcaravanpark.co.uk or via phone: 01502 561136

Caravans for Sale


2020 CARNABY ROSEDALE
36X12
2 Bedrooms


Designed to evoke a traditional country cottage, this sophisticated and elegant Holiday Home creates a contemporary, yet cosy living space.  With it's intelligent use of space and the clear division of living areas, the Rosedale makes a superior choice for your Holiday Home purchase.


In the living area, full length windows and homely fabrics are complemented by sumptuous quality seating, creating a warm and welcoming space.




The seperate and generously equipped kitchen with feature flooring, under counter fridge and freezer, along with an integrated microwave, give you all the home from home comforts you're looking for in your Holiday Home.


In the bedrooms, you'll find practical storage with sumptuous styling and supremely comfortable mattresses.






With a choice of pitches to choose from on the Sunrise Coast, and with access to a pet friendly beach, Pakefield Caravan Park is the perfect place to own a Holiday Home.

For more information regarding the Rosedale or the Park itself contact our office on 01502 561136, visit www.pakefieldpark.co.uk or email us on: info@pakefieldcaravanpark.co.uk

Keeping the kids entertained part 2...........



If you're into your history and want to learn a little whilst still keeping the children entertained, have at look at the following places........

EAST ANGLIA TRANSPORT MUSUEM

A museum of street transport designed to show the development of mechanical transport over the best part of the last century.

It is a living museum where vehicles of yesteryear can be seen in action; where half-forgotten sounds of the past are brought to life; and where visitors can journey back in time by taking a trip on some of the exhibits.

Prices:  Adults - £9
            OAPS - £8
Kids (5-15) -    £6

Fore more information visit their website: http://www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk/ 





 Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum


In 1972, several enthusiasts got together and decided that something needed to be done about recording the history of avaiation in the Eastern Counties.

The collection has grown from the occupation of the airfield by the 446th Bomb Group USAAF, followed by the Fleet Air Arm and then by the Royal Air Force, to aviation in the East of England.

The museum houses a varied collection of aircraft and artefacts which have been gathered and put on display, most of which has been donated to the museum.

Opening Times:  April to October
                                    Sunday to Thursday  10am -5pm
                           Saturdays from 27th July until 31st August.

FREE ADMISSION!!

For more information visit their website: https://www.aviationmuseum.net/index.html

Lowestoft Maritime Museum 

Open every day until October - 10am to 5pm

The museum offers visitors an extensive series of displays, with many hands-on activities, including a small cinema showing wonderful archive film footage.

The museum began life in 1968, and over the years has expanded with the help of donations and a Heritage Lottery Fund grant.

For more information visit their website:  http://www.lowestoftmaritimemuseum.co.uk/the-museum/



Keep an eye out for more things to do to keep the kids entertained..........

Why buy a Holiday Home here at Pakefield


Why Buy a Holiday Home here at Pakefield?


 Pakefield Caravan Park is set within a stunning and peaceful part of the Sunrise Coast of Suffolk, within easy access to Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth.  Pakefield is the perfect base from which to explore the coastal resorts and villages of Suffolk and Norfolk.

With an outdoor heated swimming pool, a Club House with seasonal family entertainment, a launderette which houses a book swap and the odd jigsaw or 2 and an outdoor playground, there is just about everything you could want on a site.

With the added bonus of access to a year round pet friendly beach, what more could you want from a park!?

We offer a great selection of modern, luxurious and affordable Holiday Homes for sale, ranging from brand new, top of the range styles with central heating and double glazing, to good quality starter caravans whether new or pre-owned.

We have a handful of pitches to choose from, all unique in their own way, so you can choose the perfect one for you.  After all, you'll be spending many happy years on the park making memories and making the most of your leisure time!




Being a family company with 40 years experience in the Holiday Home business, we take pride in making our parks a place where families and friends can meet up and share wonderful times in beautiful locations.

All you need to do is come on down and have a look around.  If we don't have the caravan you are looking for on site, don't worry, we can always get one in for you!
 With just a small deposit, you could be walking away as the proud new owners of your very own Holiday Home!

Simply give us a call on 01502 561136 or just come along and have a look around.


Calling all Festival lovers........

LATITUDE FESTIVAL
Henham Park
Southwold
18th - 21st July 2019

Immerse yourselves in a variety of music across 7 stages, including a BBC Sound Stage and the iconic Obelisk Arena!
As well as music you can indulge in some of the other arts such as comedy, theatre, dance and much much more.
There is something for all the family with the kids area, the Inbetweeners Teen area and the family area.
You can also relax with one of the pamper sessions, or take a nice long swim in the lake.

And not forgetting the 'Theatre of Food' to keep you going throughout the weekend! 


This year sees some amazing acts taking to the stages at this years festivals with headliners GEORGE EZRA on Friday 19th, STEREOPHONICS on Saturday 20th and LANA DEL REY on Sunday 21st.

The BBC Sound Stage also has some fantatsics guest such as Primal Scream and Everything Everything.

The comedy sector will see JASON MANFORD, MICHELLE WOLF, KATHERINE RYAN and FRANK SKINNER perform.





This fantastic music festival is happening just a 20 minute drive from the park here at Pakefield, so if you haven't got your tickets or accommodation sorted yet, don't leave it too much longer!

Call 01502 561136 or book online: www.pakefieldpark.co.uk

 


 

Keeping the kids entertained during the holidays........



There's nothing worse than trying to entertain kids, whether it be for a couple of hours, one day or several days!  If you're staying here with us at Pakefield this season, why not have a look at the following activities which are all very child friendly!  These are just a handful of the things that you can do with kids.......

Easton Farm Park

Situated near woodbridge, within an hour's drive of the park,you are sure to find something to keep all the kids enetertained here at Easton Farm Park.

The magic of the farm can be found by meeting the animals.  Children can touch and hold the small animals, and safely stand next to them.

They can also play in the play areas or explore the 30 acre Green trail.  There is heated indoor oplay areas and the Barmy Barn cafe to refuel.

Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times.

From 23rd March to 8th September is their activity days.  It is recommended that you get there ealy to make the most of the day.

Prices can be found on their website: https://www.eastonfarmpark.co.uk

Pleasurewood Hills

A fantastic day out for the whole fmily, within a 20 minute drive of Pakefield Caravan Park.  Pleasurewood Hills is open from April to October between 10am and 5pm.

Children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

For younger kids there is:

The Big Train - takes you on a ride around the park where you can get on and off at different places and as many times as you like!

The Lighthouse; Pleasurewood Ponies; Mini Twister; Mini Pirate Boat; Flying Elephants.

Family Rides:

Pirate Ship; Wave Breaker; Go Karts; Carousel; Chairlifts; Mini Dodgems.

Thrill Rides:

The Jolly Roger; Wipeout; Cannonball express; Fireball; Timber Falls. 

These are just some of the rides that can be found at Pleasurewood Hills.  For more informaiton visit thier website: https://pleasurewoodhills.com

Africa Alive 

Set within 1000 acres of the Suffolk countryside, Africa Alive is just a 10 minute drive from Pakefield Caravan Park.

The centre piece of the park is the 'Plains of Africa', which is the perfect place to spot 5 species of Savannah animals, including giraffe and heavyweight rhinos.

During the summer there is the chance to get up close to the animals with the 'Plains of Africa' experience.

Why not try the lookout lodge viewpoint, giving you lovely birdseye views across the park.

Why not take a trip on the Safari roadtrain for an entertaining journey around the park.

Kids can entertain themselves by looking, learning and playing in the fun-packed discovery den.

There are indoor and outdoor play areas, restuarants and a gift shop too!

The site is open daily from 9.30am.  For more information visit their website: htpps://www.africa-alive.co.uk 

Go Ape - Thetford Forest

Tree top adventures for family fuelled fun!

The longest zip wire is 66m; the highest platform is 6.3m; the longest crossing is 19.3; the total length is 229m.

Know before you go:

* wear sensible clothes for adventures
*footwear must be sturdy and suitable for outdoors....no sandals, slip off shoes, open toes or heels
*gloves are a good idea, bring a pair or buy on your arrival
Forestry commission charges a site entry fee per vehicle:
          up to 1 hr - £2
          up to 2 hrs - £5
          up to 3 hrs - £7.50
          up to 4 hrs - £9.50
          All day - £12.50

For more information visit:  https://goape.co.uk/days-out/south-east/thetford?utm_source=google-my-business&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=GoApeThetford