If you plan to stay at our hotel for a few days there are some fantastic attractions and things to do in Lowestoft for the whole family and some of them are very close to the hotel itself, in fact there's one right next door!
Below is a list of popular attractions that we recommend to do in and around Lowestoft. Please also keep an eye out for events happening at the hotel on our events page we recently organised and Beer and Cider festival which was huge success and our Christmas themed nights are also very popular.
East Anglia Transport Museum
Our neighbours! The Transport Museum was founded in 1965 and attracts vehicle enthusiasts from all over the country. The museum hosts a variety of events throughout the year and they have a very special event coming up - their 50th Anniversary event.
What to do at the museum
There is a chance to travel on types of vehicles that are no longer around, take a walk along the woodland path to the tram terminus and enjoy some refreshments at the Terminus Tearooms.
How to get to the museum
It's right next door to the hotel so no need to take the car.
Carlton Marshes is just 5 minutes down the road by car but if you fancy a nice stroll it will only take 30 minutes to get there. The park is open 7 days a week from dusk until dawn with free parking and access to their education centre.
What to do at Carlton Marshes
There is plenty to do at Carlton Marshes so make sure you take some refreshments along with you for a picnic. You can download a trail map from their website and enjoy a long walk taking in the stunning scenery, wildlife and wild plants so don't forget your camera.
One not to be missed! Africa Alive is a fun filled day out for the children and grown-ups too. Africa Alive is situated just a 5 minute drive from the hotel but when you arrive it really will feel like you are in Africa.
What to do at Africa Alive
Apart from all the wonderful animals to see such as giraffes, monkeys, meerkats, lions and cheetahs there is also lots of activities and displays for you to enjoy. Before you leave the park make sure you visit the Lemur enclosure.
If you do only one thing when staying at our hotel, please visit Lowestoft Beach. Recently awarded the Blue Flag, this beautiful sandy beach has many activities to do for the whole family.
What to do at Lowestoft Beach
The Claremont Pier is a family entertainment centre situated along the beach with a variety of different activities to do such as a roller skating venue, RockSalt and Scott's restaurants, an arcade and the recently refurbished Aquarium music venue. There are many restaurants and cafes that can be found along the promenade if you fancy a bite to eat or a drink, including The Jolly Sailors, The Thatched Cottage, Kensington Gardens cafe and many more.
If you fancy doing something a little bit more energetic you can always take part in various watersports on the beach such as water skiing, windsurfing, surfing and snorkelling. Alternatively if you want to come to the beach to relax, there are many places to do a spot of sunbathing.
For more information about Lowestoft Beach, please visit the Suffolk Tourist Guide website.
If you have any questions about the above attractions or other places to visit whilst you are staying at the hotel, please do not hesitate to contact reception.