Pakefield Seaside Resort can make a great day out for you and your family with plenty to do and is near to Hopton Holiday park.
Sat atop a dramatic cliff and with a panoramic view out to the North Sea, Pakefield is a quaint suburb of Lowestoft. With a maritime past and little fishermen’s cottages to the diminutive 19th century lighthouse. You will surely be captivated by this peaceful and understated historic coastal gem.
UK Parachuting - a once in a lifetime jumping out of an aircraft at 13,000 feet and plunging down to earth at speeds of over 120 mph. The only requirement is that you’re over the age of 16 and there is no upper age limit to skydive. If you want extreme, if you want extraordinary, there’s no better thrill.
Pakefield Riding School - is one of the oldest and best known riding centres and stables in the East of England. Offering a wide range of activities to novices, experienced and advanced equestrian enthusiasts. The school offers BHS Qualified Instructors with well mannered horses and ponies suitable for all ages and abilities.
Mincarlo -Floating Maritime Museum - the Mincarlo, LT412, is the last existing sidewinding trawler of the Lowestoft fishing fleet. Come along and get the feel of a fishing boat can taste the fish and oil and sweat that made up the life of a North Sea fisherman. Open: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday. Admission is free.
Adnams 'Make Your Own Gin' Experience - if you've ever wanted to create your own Gin then the Adnams Make Your Own Gin experience is for you. This fascinating experience using mini copper stills takes 2-2.5 hours. An Adnams Gin Maker will guide you through the process of making your own gin, from selecting your own choice of the botanicals provided, through to the distillation process and naming, then labelling, your personal bottle.
Alfred Corry Lifeboat Museum Trust - the Museum is dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the Alfred Corry lifeboat. The Alfred Corry was the Southwold No 1 lifeboat from 1893 to 1918. She is a Norfolk and Suffolk type sailing and pulling lifeboat. The museum tells the story of the Alfred Corry and her crew throughout her RNLI career and her subsequent 'adventures'. During her 25 years of Royal National Lifeboat Institutions (RNLI) service she was launched 41 times and she and her crew are credited with saving 47 lives.