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Find Your Adventure!

When it comes to active experiences in Suffolk, there’s more to the county than expansive racecourses, notable swimming, running events, cycling paths and jaw-dropping vistas. Here we discover impressive cycling, thrilling water sports, equestrian activities, fantastic golfing and a walking and hiking scene suitable for all, in some of the most hidden corners of the county. In fact, the best way to see Suffolk is by 'doing'. Each adventure is limitless and bound to be completely unique, enabling you to release your inner explorer.

From the depths of Thetford Forest and great cycling challenge trails, to a circular Suffolk Coastal Cycle Route, and the 69-mile Painter’s Trail through countryside that inspired the great artistic masters of Constable, Gainsborough and Munnings, then factor in the quiet roads and picture-perfect villages, cycling in Suffolk is hard to beat. On-the-water activities have no bounds either with a county full of rivers, broads and stunning coastline perfect for canoeing, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing,  wild swimming, and even surfing.


With a handful of good links courses for beginners or pros, head to Suffolk for some of the country's most historic golf courses, ones that embrace stunning scenery and landscapes, as well as offering a touch of days gone by - perfect for golfing holidays or a day trying out a new course.

If spectator sport is more your thing, then head to the Home of Horseracing in Newmarket for a truly historic experience and thrilling race day. Or, if you're a passionate horse owner, head to Suffolk for a great selection of dedicated horse-riding holidays.

And let’s not forget the UK’s biggest walking festival covering more than 120 walking routes across the county. It’s time to get active!

Follow the links below for a comprehensive guide to Suffolk’s sporting experiences, and you never know, you may leave having learnt a new skill or loving Suffolk that little bit more! 

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