Places to Visit with the Family in Lowestoft
Just under 20 miles south of Hemsby Beach Holiday Park is the Suffolk seaside town of Lowestoft. The location of the most Easterly point in the UK, as well as a lovely beach and a number of family attractions, there are many brilliant places to visit with the family in Lowestoft.
For families who love animals, Africa Alive! is home to over 80 species of animals, from parrots to lemurs, big cats to snakes, there’s so much to see! As well as a variety of animal displays, the park also features a Discovery Centre, perfect for smaller children to see reptiles, invertebrates and some of the park’s smaller mammals up close and personal, as well as biofact displays. Relax whilst the kids enjoy the puzzle table, reading corner, or colouring in – or let them get their face painted like an animal*!
When visiting Lowestoft, why not spend some time at the town’s beach? With a lovely pier and zones for watersports, as well as a variety of cafes and places to eat along the way, this is perfect for a relaxed day out at the seaside! You can also take a look at the town’s shops, which are in close proximity to the beach and include a New Look, local department shop Palmers, and more!
For those families who love thrills, why not try Pleasurewood Hills? With a variety of rides, from the region’s largest roller coaster, Wipeout, to softer rides for little ones like the Pleasurewood Ponies. The park also features a variety of family rides, including Chairlifts that take you from one side of the park to another, over Pleasurewood Hills’ lake, and a classic Pirate Ship ride to make your stomach flip! If you’re looking for somewhere to spend the entire day, consider this.
Richardson’s Family Entertainment Centre
Richardson’s Family Entertainment Centre in Lowestoft is a great place to spend the afternoon, or even the day – especially if the weather isn’t the best! With Glow Bowling lanes with automatic bumpers for beginners and bowling shoes, a pier-themed amusement arcade, and soft play area* for the smaller ones, as well as a great value-for-money Galley Diner and Restaurant, and Cityscape Bar. RFEC is also within close proximity to the UK’s most Easterly point, Ness Point, so why not pay it a visit when visiting?