The Suffolk Heritage Coast provides a host of activities and Croft Farm is perfectly located within easy striking distance of the many popular local resorts. The towns of Aldeburgh, Orford, Southwold, Thorpeness and Woodbridge are all along the coast, each retaining their own individual character and charm. For more information and ideas on things to do and places to visit, go to the The Suffolk Coast Website
Walking and birdwatching are very popular with the renowned bird reserve at Minsmere, a country park at Kessingland near Lowestoft and an Equestrian Centre at Poplar Park, Hollesley, near Woodbridge. For golfers there are a variety of courses within a 20 mile radius including some of East Anglia’s finest at Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and Woodbridge.
Cycling is becoming increasingly popular, with a perfect location here allowing extensive use of quiet country lanes and easy access to Rendlesham and Tunstall Forests which have great single track trails to explore. Cycle hire specialists, Avocet Sports are on the doorstep for a range of hire options and guided ride packages.
There is an excellent local sports centre at Leiston with squash courts, gym and a heated indoor pool, whilst other local attractions include the bike tracks in Tunstall Forest and the famous Thorpeness Mere boating lake. Further away, but still within easy reach, are the busier towns of Woodbridge and Ipswich.