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:

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:

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:// 

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 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:

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