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2019 Suffolk Walking Festival

11th MAY - 2nd JUNE

If you're into walking and looking for something different to do whilst staying with us here at Pakefield Caravan Park then taking part in the Suffolk Walking Festival is just the thing for you!

There is an amazing array of walk and events lined up which will make you discover parts of Suffolk you never knew existed.

There are short walks; long walks; walks with a sheepdog; walks with a boat cruise; walks with a jeep ride; walks with owls and walks with night jars.

There will also be a night safari; wild crafting days; tales by the riverbank and art and photography workshops.

The annual challenge walk for 2019 follows the East Suffolk Line Walks, which covers 80 miles in 5 days between Lowestoft and Ipswich.
The Festival launches on Saturday 11th May at 10am at West Show Country Park - home to one of Britain's oldest settlements.  There will be 2 launch walks on the day, one of which will explore the Anglo Saxon village whilst the other will venture on to the Icknield Way - Britain's oldest recorded road.
All walks will need to be pre-booked as it allows group sizes to be managed and ensures that everyone taking part has an enjoyable experience.
You can purchase tickets online via ticket source http://www.suffolkwalkingfestival.co.uk/ or you can  purchase them from the Tourist Information centres at Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and Sudbury.
Some of the walks you can do over the first few days are:
11th May 
  • Woodland Night Safari
  • Launch Juant - Ancient Ways
  • A Guided Walk Around Clare Castle Country Park
  • Discover Kessingland
  • Dawn Chorus - Sizewell Belts Nature Reserve
  • Mindfulness in Nature
  • Launch Juant - Unearthing the Past

12th May 

  • Walk 'n' Water Sudbury and Cornard Riverside
  • Pepper's Wash
  • Flower of East Suffolk Coastal Walk
  • Walk in the Shadow of 490th Bomber Group Airmen
  • Shore to Shore
  • 25th Celebration of Outstanding Landscapes of Stour Valley Path - Walk 1, The Upper Stour
  • Ipswich West to East
  • Circular Walk from Clare including Houghton Hall and Poslingford   
13th May
  • Historic Wickham Market
  • From Heath to Fen
  • The Old Havehill Railway Track Walk
  • Bluebell Walk from Suffolk Food Hall 
14th May
  • The Red Barn
  • Walk and Workout for All
  • Aldeburgh Strolling Mile
  • Walk with a Shepherd and Sheepdog
  • Poetry of Labyrinth
These are just some of the walks going on in the first few days.  For more information or to find out what other walks are being done visit the Festival website http://www.suffolkwalkingfestival.co.uk/.
Some of these walks are not far from us here at Pakefield Caravan Park, making us the perfect base for your walking holiday!  To check availability visit our website www.pakefieldpark.co.uk or call our office on 01502 561136.

Spring Bank Holiday Availability

Thinking about booking your Spring Bank Holiday week away? Not quite sure where to go?  Why not come and visit us here at Pakefield.
Situated on the Sunrise Coast of Suffolk, we are ideally situated for either a fun packed holiday or a nice relaxing holiday.
We still have availability for the Spring Bank Holiday week so why not give us a call and book your stay with us.


We have self catering accommodation available in our Gold, Pet Friendly and Access Plus caravans.  All of our caravans come with central heating, double glazing, kitchen facilities, one double room and either one or two twin rooms, bathroom with shower sink and toilet, and a flat screen tv.
All of our self catering accommodations are located in attractive locations around the park.  We have some that are close to the facilities and some which are located further away.

We have availability from Saturday 25th May with prices starting from £660.


As well as self catering accommodation we also have touring pitches available for the Spring Bank Holiday.

All of our touring pitches are grass and come with 16amp electric hook up.
There are a couple of water points situated around the touring field.
Each pitch is bordered by hedging making the pitches that bit more private for you.

There is a key-pad entry shower block which has accessible ramped acces, is modern, well serviced and pristine.

A minimum of three nights is required over the Spring Bank Holiday to stay on the touring field.

We have availability from Friday 24th May with prices starting from £33 a night.*
*Price is inclusive of 2 adults, one car and/or unit and ehu.
Additional charges apply:
Awnings £3 per night
Children (5yrs-17yrs) £2 per night
Extra Adults (18yrs+) £3 per night
Wifi £5 a day

How to Book

You can visit our website www.pakefieldpark.co.uk and book online or you can call our office on 01502 561136 and book over the phone with one of our friendly staff.

Don't leave it too late to book, we wouldn't want you to miss out!

Our office is open 8.30am-5pm Monday to Sunday.

Places to Eat in and around Lowestoft

Are you staying with us but don't fancy cooking your evening meal?  Take a look at the below for some inspiration on places to go for some fantastic locally produced meals!

                                                                                  The Jolly Sailors - Pakefield

A landmark pub with amazing views of the beautiful Pakefield Beach.  The chef's at the Jolly Sailors have created  a menu full of classic food, family favourites and some contemporary dishes.  They are also working closely with local suppliers to obtain fresh local produce to create the fantastic meals that are on offer.
The Jolly Sailors loves live music, and showcase the best in local up and coming talent.

The Waterfront Restaurant - Kessingland

A delightful restaurant positioned on Kessingland's heritage coastline, with glorious views of one of Suffolk's award wining rural beaches.
The Waterfront Restaurant serves an extensive menu of both continental and modern cuisine, freshly prepared using the finest locally produced products.

The Plough Inn - Blundeston

Famously featured in Charle's Dickens' novel David Copperfield.

The comfortable bars provide plenty of space for that leisurely drink or two in a cosey, friendly atmosphere.
During the summer monthsz, the gardens provide an ideal setting for a drink or meal in a quiet, tranquil setting.

 The White Heart - Blythburgh

Dating back to the 16th Century, the White Heart offers stunning views across the Blythe Estuary.  It is ideally placed to enjoy country walks or visiting the popular coastal towns of Suthwold and Walberswick.
The team are passionate about good food and make the most out of Suffolk's delicius produce.
During the summer months, you can relax and unwind in the extensive beer garden overlooking the estuary.

The Third Crossing

Lowestoft's premiere Seafood and Steak restaurant in the picturesque Haven Marina in Oulton Broad.
They offer a great dining experience in a relaxed and comfortable environment.
All their food is sourced from local suppliers.

These are just a few of the fantastic pubs and restaurants in and around Lowestoft where you can go for some fantastic locally produced food.

Manager's Second Hand Deal of the Month

Manager's April Second Hand Deal of the Month



WAS 14,995.00

NOW 12,995.00

A bay window to the front allows daylight to fill the caravan throughout the season.

A free standing dining table with fixed seating and 2 additional free standing stools provide the perfect place to relax and enjoy an evening meal.

  • L shaped seating area to lounge
  • Coffee table
  • Gas fire
  • Under counter fridge with small freezer compartment
  • Fully fitted cooker with gas hob
  • Central Heating and Double Glazing  

For more information regarding Holiday Home Ownership please contact our office on 01502 561136 where our staff will be happy to answer any queries or questions you may have.

01502 561136
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Manager's Deal of the Month

The Manager's Deal of the Month for April here at Pakefield Caravan Park:


37 X 12

was £37,495.00

NOW £35,995.00
Generous lounge with comfortable wrap around seating and warm, welcoming decor with coordinated curtains and fabric.

Fully fitted cooker, fridge/freezer and plenty of storage space not usually found in a modern holiday home.

  • Generous seating area
  • Free standing dining table & chairs
  • Coffee table
  • Modern Electric Fire
  • Vaulted ceilings
  • Tv point in Master bedroom
  • USB points to lounge & bedroom 
  • Cental Heating & Double Glazing 

For more information regarding Holiday Home Ownership please contact our office on 01502 561136 where our staff will be happy to answer any queries or questions you may have.

01502 561136
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Steam Up at The Long Shop Museum

Steam Up for the start of the 2019 season 

If you're looking for something a bit different to do whilst staying with us here at Pakefield, then why not take a trip to the Long Shop Museum on Sunday 31st March.  

They will be kick starting their 2019 season with a celebration of steam power and family activity day where you will be able to enjoy the sounds, smells and sights from the era of steam, combined with activities for all the family to enjoy.

The day kicks off at 10am and comes to a close at 4pm.

There will be large and small engines in steam, including their 10 ton steam roller Consuelo Allen and the unique Garret Suffolk Punch Steam Tractor, "The Joker" - the last of her kind!

Tea, Coffee and homemade cakes will be available throughout the day.

There will also be displays from local model engineering societies, as well as classic cars and local heritage attractions showing what Suffolk has to offer!

Prices for this event are as follows:

Adult - £8
Young persons (16-21) - £6
Children - £4

Just half an hours drive from The Long Shop Museum, Pakefield Caravan Park is the perfect place to stay whilst you explore the wonderful world of steam in Suffolk.

Easter Availabililty - Pet Friendly


Are you wanting to go away for Easter but don't know what to do with your pets??  Have you thought about taking them with you??

Being a Pet Friendly park we welcome your beloved pets on park too.  We know they are the most important member of the family and they deserve a holiday too!

We have 5 self catering static caravans available on park which are specifically pet friendly.  Each caravan comes with one double bedroom and either one or two twin bedrooms; double glazing and central heating, flat screen tv with freesat and a fully fitted kitchen.
All of our Pet Friendly caravans come with a small gated veranda too!

As with all of our other caravans we provide the bed linen for you, and we even make the beds up too!

There's plenty of places to take them for long walks to wear them out with several pet friendly beaches right on our doorstep and in the surrounding area.  You can even wash them down before going back to your caravan by using our Dog Shower!

If you are looking to get away for Easter then look no further as we do have availability in our Pet Friendly caravans.

We have availability for weeks commencing Saturday 13th April and Saturday 20th April.

You can book online at www.pakefieldpark.co.uk or you can call 01502 561136 and book over the phone.