Child friendly stays in Suffolk

By Steph


13th May 2024

Retreat East offers a serene and rejuvenating escape for families seeking a peaceful getaway with children in Suffolk. Nestled amidst the picturesque countryside, Retreat East provides a perfect blend of luxury and Nature, making it an ideal destination for both parents and little ones alike.

With spacious accommodation designed to cater to families, you'll find ample room for relaxation and play. 

Family friendly barn stays

We have a range of family friendly barns available for you to book when you stay with us at Retreat East, view our family friends barns:

Fun for all the family
Once you’ve soaked up enough outdoor adventures on your doorstep you can stray a little further,  with plenty of nearby attractions that cater specifically to children, ensuring that your family getaway is both fun and enriching. 

Just a short drive away, you'll find a variety of local kids' attractions to explore. Whether your little ones are animal lovers, adventure seekers, or budding historians, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

  • Jimmy’s Farm and Wildlife Park - with more than 100 species to visit, animal experiences and talks, an adventure playground and much more to enjoy it is a great family day out and only a short drive from Retreat East. 
  • Suffolk Food Hall - if you are a family of foodies then this is the day out for you! With a butchers, bakery and deli there are lots of tasty treats for the family to enjoy. There is also a home and garden section to explore. 
  • Easton Farm Park - with all the farmyard friends your children love, you're sure to have a great day at Easton Farm Park. Meet the bunnies or sheep before jumping on the family train to explore, plus the farm is dog friendly so your pooch can join in the fun!
  • Sutton Hoo - an Anglo-Saxon burial ground in Woodbridge Suffolk. You can explore the royal burial ground, woodland and enjoy a bite to eat in the King’s River Cafe. 

Explore nature

What better way to enjoy family time together than exploring the stunning Suffolk countryside? We have a range of activities you can enjoy outside including our fantastic walking trails, or why not hire some of our Retreat Cycles and explore the local scenery on two wheels. If you’d like to give our other activities a go, why not book in for an archery session and add some friendly family competition to your holiday. We are also close to the two famous seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold, where you can take a stroll along the beach, build a sandcastle and enjoy endless ice-cream!

Local produce for all to enjoy

When it comes to dining, we haven’t forgotten about the kids! We have a great selection of delicious dishes on our children’s menu including garlic bread or veggie sticks and hummus to start, followed by lasagne, breaded haddock, sausage and mash or a classic roast on Sundays. To finish off they can enjoy a bread and butter pudding, brownie or selection of ice-cream. With a menu full of crowd pleasers they are sure to find a dish to enjoy!

If you are looking for a child friendly break for you and your family for anytime of the year, then book your stay online today!