Sports & Adventure
There’s no better way to release your inner explorer than on an outdoor adventure in Suffolk. And when there are so many outdoor activities in Suffolk to choose from, your adventure is bound to be completely unique.
As well as countless walking routes in Suffolk, there are hundreds of cycle routes, including challenging trails through Thetford Forest, the 88-mile circular Suffolk Coastal Cycle Route, and the 69-mile Painter’s Trail through countryside that inspired Constable, Gainsborough and Sir Alfred Munnings. Factor in quiet roads and picturesque pit-stop villages, and cycling in Suffolk comes close to perfect.
Suffolk is a county of rivers, broads, and coastline, so why not have an adventure on the water? Water activities in Suffolk include canoeing, kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding, windsurfing, wild swimming, and even surfing, at the right time of the year!
Fishing in Suffolk is very popular, thanks to the well-stocked fisheries all across the county. Beautiful scenery and a variety of course and game fish make fishing in Suffolk a rewarding experience for anglers of all levels.
The same is true of golf in Suffolk. There are a variety of golf courses in Suffolk to suit both beginners and pros, from the links golf course at Felixstowe Ferry to Thorpeness Golf Course, designed by James Braid; and many Suffolk hotels offer bespoke golfing holidays for individuals or groups.
Outdoor activities in Suffolk don’t come more peaceful than birdwatching. Boasting spectacular nature reserves and internationally important breeding sites, it’s no surprise birdwatching in Suffolk has boomed in popularity – so make sure to pack your binoculars.