Family days out

Every year our education officers run more than 500 events and nature activity days for children, teenagers and families -we make nature part of growing up in Suffolk.

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The visitor centre at Lackford Lakes is open every day except Mondays:

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Wildlife Watch - the family part of your Suffolk Wildlife Trust membership find out more

Local Wildlife Watch groups meet once a month at weekends, and offer nature discovery and adventure for children aged 6-12. Most groups ask for a small contribution for materials and equipment.

Please contact your local leader to check if they have places and to find out more about how their group is run:

Foxburrow Farm Wildlife Watch group
1st Saturday of the month 10am-12noon
 Lisa Folley 07789 632248

Haverhill Wildlife Watch group
1st Sunday of the month 10am-12noon
07538 108512

Ipswich Wildlife Watch group
2nd Saturday of the month 10am-12noon
Alex Stadler 07716 702427

Redgrave and Lopham Fen Wildlife Watch group
2nd Saturday of the month 10.30am-12.30pm
Mike Wraight 01379 644508

Bradfield Woods Wildlife Watch group
Meets on the 4th Sunday of the month 10am-12noon
Joanne Atkins, Woodland Education Ranger 01449 737996
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Carlton Marshes Wildlife Watch group
 2nd Saturday of the month 1.30pm-3.30m
Denise Goldsmith 07986 968498 or Steff Jones 07989 064489

Knettishall Heath Junior Rangers group
1st Sunday of the month 10.30am–12.30pm
Samantha Gay, People and Wildlife Ranger 07717 156601
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Sudbury Wildlife Watch group
2nd Sunday of the month 2pm-4 pm
Robin Ford 01787 281631 or Roxanne Clark 01787 379010

Lackford Lakes Wildlife Watch group
3rd Sunday of the month 10am-12noon
 Visitir Centre 01284 728706
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Interested in joining or helping lead your local Wildlife Watch group? - Contact Sara Holman 01473 890089

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