Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Lakeside
Mill Lane, Baylham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 8LG, Tel: 01473 830264, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Working livestock farm. Friendly animals. Wheelchair access. Waterside walks. Picnic areas. Disabled toilet. Baby changing. Shop and café. Homemade food.
Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1DL, Tel: 01449 676800, Email, (1 miles, 2kms)
Needham Market, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 8AS, Tel: 01449 724639, (5 miles, 8kms)
A large lake and nature reserve with picnic and play facilities on the outskirts of Needham Market with a surfaced pathway around the lake.
Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1AY, (2 miles, 3kms)
Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 4LZ, (8 miles, 13kms)
Church Road, Combs, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 2AZ, Tel: 01449 724639, (2 miles, 3kms)
Local nature reserve with grass paths, small pond and wild flower meadows.
Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, IP7 7AY, Tel: 01449 740456, (8 miles, 12kms)
Located in Monks Eleigh, 1 of Suffolk’s prettiest villages, Bridge Farm Barns is a collection of unique, independent retail businesses & a tea room, each offering the visitor an unparalleled selection of distinctive products & good service.
Blacksmith Road, Cotton, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 4QN, Tel: 01379 783350, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Fairground organs, music boxes, a giant Mortier cafe organ, the mighty Wurlitzer cinema organ, plus many bygones and curiosities.
Brook Farm, Buxhall, Stowmarket, Mid Suffolk, IP14 3DH, Tel: 01449 736363, (1 miles, 2kms)
Wattisham Airfield, Wattisham, Suffolk, IP7 7RA, Tel: 01449 678189, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Wattisham Airfield Museum houses an extensive photographic record, models, artefacts and memorabilia depicting the history and squadrons based at the station.
Bradfield St George, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Tel: 01473 890089, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
Bradfield Woods is a working wood that has been under continuous management since 1252, supplying local needs for pinewood and hazel products.
Crowe Street, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1DL, Tel: 01449 612229, Email, (2 miles, 2kms)
The Museum of East Anglian Life is a 75 acre open air museum, situated in the heart of Stowmarket. Consisting of 15 historic buildings and collections of over 40,000 objects telling the story of East Anglia through the ages.
Haughley Park, Nr Wetherden, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 3JY, Tel: 01359 240701, Email, (2 miles, 4kms)
A 17th Century brick and timber barn converted for use as a venue for weddings, meetings and other events. Approached though parkland and set in the gardens of the grade l historic house.
Creeting St. Mary, Nr Needham Market, Suffolk, IP6 8LX, Tel: 01449 720820, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Farm shop on fruit and vegetable farm. Set in traditional barns with craft centre, tearoom, eco shop and monthly farmer's markets. You can also pet the animals.
The Old Bakery, The Street, Woolpit, Suffolk, IP30 9QG, Tel: 01359 240255, (4 miles, 6kms)
An emporium of greetings cards and gifts including jewellery, accessories, ceramics, bronzes, toys and games. Light refreshments available until 5.pm.
Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre, Gainsborough Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1LH, Tel: 01449 742817, (0.9 miles, 2kms)
A children's indoor play area facility for the under 10's. Inflatable's, trampolines, grand prix circuit available April to Sept.
Combs Ford, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14, Tel: 01473 890089, Email, (2 miles, 4kms)
An ancient woodland, with blankets of wild flowers and a good spot for butterflies. Best time to visit is April-May.
Barking Road, Needham Market, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 8HG, Tel: 01449 720796, (5 miles, 8kms)
Estate Office, Rougham, Suffolk, IP30 9LZ, Tel: 01359 270091, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Blackthorpe Barn is a sixteenth century thatched barn, set in the heart of the Suffolk countryside which is now an art centre, whose summer season focuses on an exciting programme of classical music and the visual arts.
The Institute, Woolpit, Suffolk, IP30 9QH, Tel: 01359 240822, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
A 17thC timber-framed building with one permanent display of brickmaking and other displays, changing yearly, depicting the life of a Suffolk village.
Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, IP14 6AT, Tel: 01449 711425, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
An outdoor flying arena featuring frequent demonstrations of birds of prey in flight with many aviaries, red squirrel enclosure, information centre and a shop.
Station Road, Dereham, Suffolk, NR19 1DS, Tel: 01362 696910, (6 miles, 10kms)
Big Apple is a family entertainment centre featuring attractions for all ages including ten pin bowling, Laser Quest, kids play, pool, video games, bar/grill and late bar.