Unfortunately, due to new government guidance on the size of social gatherings, we are currently unable to host Wild Birthday Parties. We are sorry for any disappointment and hope to be able to offer Wild Birthday Parties again in the near future.
Are you looking for a birthday party with a difference?
Give your child and their friends a WILD time with a Suffolk Wildlife Trust birthday party at one of our learning centres across the county. With a range of fun-packed themes and activities to choose from, we have something for everyone.
Wild Birthday Parties are available at weekends 10.30am – 1pm and 2pm – 4.30pm all year round and on weekday evenings 4.30pm – 7pm from April to October (subject to availability) and are recommended for children aged 18 months – 11 years.
Choose from one of the following themes:
- Teddy Bears’ Tea Party – recommended for children aged 2 – 5 years (all year round)
Bring your teddy bear and make a special home for your teddy.
- Watery Wildlife pond dipping or dyke dipping party – recommended for children aged 5 – 11 years (April – October)
Grab your nets and discover the creatures that live underwater.
- Minibeast Safari – recommended for children aged 5 – 11 years (April – October)
Hunt for weird and wonderful creepy crawlies in the woodlands and meadows.
- Survival in the Wild
Learn the basic skills needed to survive in the wild including den building, bushcraft and fire lighting. Recommended for children aged 5 – 11 years (all year round).
- Treasure Hunt – recommended for children aged 5 – 11 years (all year round)
Follow the clues around the reserve and find the hidden treasure.
We can also create a bespoke party with your choice of activities. Choose from:
- Wild Tots – recommended for children aged 18 months – 5 years (all year round)
Explore the reserve with a variety of activities suitable for pre-school aged children.
- Wild Child– recommended for children aged 5 – 11 years (all year round)
Wild fun on the reserve with a variety of activities for primary school-aged children.
Our Wild Birthday Party venues
Bradfield Woods IP30 0AQ
Carlton Marshes NR33 8HU
Foxburrow Farm IP12 1NA
Lackford Lakes IP28 6HX
Redgrave and Lopham Fen IP22 2HX
Prices (from April 2019)
£100 for up to ten children and £7 per additional child. Maximum of 30 children per party, including younger siblings.
The cost of your party includes:
Two and a half hours exclusive hire of our party room 10.30am – 1pm or 2pm – 4.30pm at weekends all year round or 4.30pm – 7pm from April to October. This includes up to 90 minutes of activities on the theme of your choice led by a Suffolk Wildlife Trust Wild Learning Officer, 30 minutes for food and birthday cake and 30 minutes for clearing up after the party.
A personalised birthday card for the birthday child from Suffolk Wildlife Trust
Use of our fridge and kitchen facilities and wipe-clean tablecloths and melamine plates, bowls and cups
Activities on the theme of your choice led by a Suffolk Wildlife Trust Wild Learning Officer and use of all equipment, materials and resources for those activities
We offer age-appropriate nature-themed party bags for an additional £3 per child