What's On in Suffolk This February Half Term

Published: Tuesday 12th Feb 2019

Written by: Aimee Anderson

If you're planning on visiting the Suffolk countryside this Half Term, take a look at our pick of the best events and activities that are taking place:


Gruesome Goings On at Framlingham Castle

Monday 18th - Friday 22nd February

11am - 3pm

Travel back in time and discover the painful punishments your history teacher’s too timid to tell you at our pop-up activities. Re-write history and decide who are Top of the Chops with this amusing and macabre double act. Discover the A-Z of torture, a whole alphabet of grim and grisly tortures and punishments throughout history. Free for English Heritage members. Non-members £9.50 for aduts, £5.70 for children.

Animal Invasion at Ipswich Museum

Tuesday 19th February - Thursday 21st February 2019

10.30am - 2.45pm

The live animals are back! Find out more about a range of animals, how they adapt and survive in their environments, and how humans impact on their world. Tickets £3.30.

The First Signs of Spring Craft Sessions at Ickworth House

Saturday 16th February – Sunday 24th February 2019

10.30am - 4pm

The children’s craft sessions will be reflecting the first signs of Spring at Ickworth this February half term, with flower crowns, decorations, and Outdoor Adventure Scrapbooks. Tickets £2.

Pretty Paint Pots at Urban Jungle

Thursday 21st February 2019

9am - 12pm

Pop down to Urban Jungle in Beccles and have fun decorating your own plant pot. Get creative using stickers, collage, glitter, and paints. Tickets £7.50.

Snowdrops & Spring Bulbs at Kentwell Hall

Saturday 16th February – Sunday 24th February 2019

10am  - 4pm

Come and see the beautiful spring bulbs at Kentwell Hall in Long Melford this February Half Term! Gardens and Farm open (please note the House does not open until Sat 6 April). Enjoy snowdrop walks, woodland trails and finished off with a visit to the tearoom for a delicious lunch or cream tea! Tickets £10.15 adults, £7.10 children.

RingQuest at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

Saturday 16th February - Sunday 24th February 2019

10am - 5pm

The popular ‘Lord of the Rings’ themed family challenge is back at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village and Country Park near Bury St Edmunds! The themed family challenge is back for February half term, bigger than ever. As well as the Ring Quest trail, there are the huge spiders of Mirkwood and a dragon guarding its treasure to see. Complete the Ring Quest and find the rings and runes to save Middle Earth. See the small exhibition on Ring Quest. Visit the Hobbit Hole and Mirkwood, meet Halbarad the Ranger of the North, try your hand at archery. Adults £6, Children ages 5+ £3, other concessions £4, family ticket £16. Ring Quest trail packs cost an additional £2.

Wildlife Trail at Nowton Park

Saturday 16th February - Sunday 24th February 2019

10am - 3pm

Follow the trail around Nowton Park near Bury St Edmunds and collect the answers to the wildlife clues. Pick up your quiz sheet and then your prize from the Grounds café. Tickets: £1 per quiz sheet.

Aimee Anderson
Aimee Anderson


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