As the sun finally comes out, it’s time to start enjoying the summer. If you’re at a loose end, why not check out this fantastic guide to the best summer days out in Beccles, and plan a day of sun and fun for you and your family.
Beccles is at the centre of some of the region’s most beautiful countryside, and makes a great base for exploring the county. The Angles Way walk, which runs all the way from Thetford to Great Yarmouth, passes through Beccles. One of the Way’s most popular sections is the path between Beccles and Bungay, which makes a great summer’s day out, as you walk between two of Suffolk’s most beautiful market towns.
If you’re looking for ideas for family days out, you won’t find better than the Beccles Lido. One of the region’s most popular summer spots, our town’s outdoor pool is one of the finest in the country. With kids’ fun floats, changing facilities and sparkling, irresistible water, Beccles Lido is the perfect place to enjoy the very best of the Great British summer.
One of Beccles’ most fun-packed attractions is the Ellough Raceway just outside town, where you can enjoy a range of motorsport-related activities, from family go-karting to track days or motocross. If the smell of burnt rubber gets your blood pumping, this is the place for you. Visit their site for more information and booking.
If you’re looking for something even more extreme, then make sure you check out the Ellough Airfield, where you can enjoy the thrill of skydiving under highly qualified supervision. Great for birthdays, hen and stag parties, or if you’re feeling especially daring, a skydiving trip in Beccles is a great way to get a whole new perspective on the world. Visit their site for more details.
Beccles is a great base for a day spent exploring the South Broads, and Hipperson’s Boat Hire offers some great one day rental deals, perfect for soaking up a little extra sun.
If you’ve got kids, why not spend a day out on horseback at the Beccles and Bungay Riding Club? Though most of the club’s events are for members only, the club holds its annual fun day on 17 August.
For more details on things to do in Beccles, check out our directory of Beccles attractions