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Family-friendly Easter fun costing £5 or less in Woodbridge, Lowestoft, Haverhill and near Bury St Edmunds





School holidays can become an expensive time for families, so we’ve put together a list of five events in Suffolk this Easter costing a fiver (or less).

From Easter egg hunts in Woodbridge to a bazaar in Lowestoft and a spring adventure near Bury St Edmunds, read on for some inspiration to fill the coming days.

Easter egg hunt, East Town Park, Haverhill, today, 2-4pm, £2

Easter inspiration for the school holidays. Picture: Pixabay
Easter inspiration for the school holidays. Picture: Pixabay

This event promises Easter fun for the family - just find the tokens hidden across the park, with a chocolate egg for every child and lots of special prizes.

No need to book, just meet at the visitor centre.

Drop-in dyke dipping, Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve, Carlton Colville, Saturday to Monday, 10am-3pm, £3 per child (£5 for two children)

Easter inspiration for the school holidays. Picture: Pixabay
Easter inspiration for the school holidays. Picture: Pixabay

Head over to Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve for this drop-in activity, suitable for ages three-plus.

With no need to book, children can discover what creatures lurk under the water’s surface at this family-friendly event.

East Point Pavilion, Lowestoft, Easter bazaar, Sunday, 10am-3pm, free

Easter inspiration for the school holidays. Picture: Pixabay
Easter inspiration for the school holidays. Picture: Pixabay

Join in the fun at East Point Pavilion’s Easter bazaar on Sunday - hunt for eggs, browse the themed market and meet the Easter bunny.

What’s more, entry to the event is free.

A spring adventure, Bradfield Woods Nature Reserve, April 8, 2.30-4.30pm, children £5 (adults £3)

Easter inspiration for the school holidays. Picture: Pixabay
Easter inspiration for the school holidays. Picture: Pixabay

Aimed at children aged four-plus, discover egg-laying animals and family-friendly challenges on the egg quest and enjoy spring crafts: pine cone birds, a nest building challenge and willow crowns to make and plant.

Woodbridge historic riverside Easter egg hunt, Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum/The Longshed/Woodbridge Museum, Sunday, 10.30am-121.30pm, free

Easter inspiration for the school holidays. Picture: Pixabay
Easter inspiration for the school holidays. Picture: Pixabay

Hunt for Deben River egg pictures and the birds they belong to around the Woodbridge Historic Riverside, starting at Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum and on to The Longshed and Woodbridge Museum, which are working together to provide this free Easter egg hunt for families.

Participants can find all the eggs to claim a chocolatey prize - parents and carers must accompany children at all times.

This is a free event run by volunteers, but donations are welcome.