Written by MiriamSpall on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 09:21

Every year our kids look forward to their birthdays parties,  and every year, us parents search, organise and finally hope to deliver a great experience. Whether you choose to celebrate it at home or at a venue, the objective is the same: to make it as memorable as possible. With that in mind, we have come up with a list of places in Suffolk that will make your party “extra” special.  Don’t forget to check our full list of venues on our Suffolk Kids Directory/Family Guide, Services/Party Guide.


Tel. 01728 648 281

If your kids love nature, Minsmere will provide them with a truly fantastic experience. You can hire the Discovery Centre, which is run by volunteers who are truly passionate about being there! There are a variety of activities to choose from, including pond dipping among others. They offer picnic boxes at a very reasonable price, or you can bring your own party picnic. READ MORE


Tel. 0345 680 7897

Why not treat your child to a Birthday Party with a difference at The Suffolk Owl Sanctuary! The children will receive a guided tour, spend time close-up with the Owls, enjoy some special owlish fun and games (including mask-making or other basic art-based activity), go on the S.O.S. Owl Safari, and have a group photograph taken with an Owl. Parties at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary are available from Easter to September, and are suitable for children aged 6+. READ MORE


Tel. 01449 612 229

Birthday parties at the Museum of East Anglian Life are action packed and full of fun!

They offer pond dipping, bug hunts, traditional games, arts & crafts, and making friends with the animals… and more! Your party will last 2 hours. Parties are available daily during the summer season, and Monday- Saturday during the winter season (November-March). These parties are recommended for children aged 5+ READ MORE


Tel. 07513 207 968 

This is a fantastic place to celebrate the birthday of a transport fanatic. This is a living museum, where the vehicles can be seen in action. They accept party visits from April to the end of October. READ MORE


Tel. 0845 519 2089

For a real adventure, go for Go Ape.  If you have a group of under 10’s then the Tree Top Junior adventure is a great option. Release those little monkeys onto a Go Ape course designed for every one who is 1 meter and over. No one loves adventure more than kids! They’ll enjoy up to an hour of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles. READ MORE


Tel. 01473 295 230

Fancy a dance party? Options vary from contemporary, creative ballet, Hip Hop or musical Theatre. Between 10 and 25 children can enjoy an hour of dance with a personal party host, followed by an optional tea party.  For kids 4+ READ MORE


Parties in our local farms will never fail to deliver a fantastic celebration experience.

Jimmy’s Farm Tel. 01473604206   Allows you exclusive use of their Round House. The kids will meet and feed the animals, and there is den building for older children. Following their party, the children will be able to enjoy the adventure playground or get busy in the sand pit! READ MORE

Baylham House Rare Breeds,   Tel. 01473 830 264   yet another lovely venue to celebrate a birthday. Help to groom their goats, meet the Baylham Bunnies, feed the Chickens and collect the eggs, den building, Pond Dipping & Mini Beast Hunt!. There is no minimum age limit for a party at Baylham House Farm, as the activities can be adapted to suit the age range of the children attending. READ MORE

Hollow Trees Farm Tel. 01449 741247 Their farm birthday parties are two hours of unique fun, including a trailer ride, games in the special party field, food prepared on site, and party bags and balloons. READ MORE

Easton Farm Park Tel.01728 746475  Parties here include entry to the Farm Park, train or barrel bug ride, pony or pony cart ride, and time to play in their outdoor or indoor play areas. READ MORE

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