Suffolk is a beautiful county on the east side of England with picturesque villages, a stunning landscape and a coastline with a vast selection of beaches. All of these qualities make Suffolk a great county to pick for a romantic weekend away for outdoorsy couples.
Or, if you’re on the dating scene then check out a local Suffolk dating site and use the below for inspiration for a healthier date. These safety tips for online dating will also be helpful to keep you safe and aware when using online dating sites.
Read on if you’re looking for some healthy outdoor date activity ideas in Suffolk.
Get an adrenaline rush at the original Go Ape! in Thetford Forest
If you’re a couple that love the great outdoors and an exhilarating challenge, then Go Ape! is the perfect date idea combining the two as recommended by Visit England. Set in the beautiful Thetford Forest, you get to see the sights from high up in the treetops whilst completing an obstacle course and whizzing down zip wires!
Hire a bike with Suffolk Coast Cycle Breaks
If you prefer to be on land then hop on a rural bike tour with Cycle Breaks from Needham Market in Suffolk. They offer cycle tour with accommodation packages such as the Heritage Coast Encounter:
“Full of local colour, this rural route leads to a stay near the heritage coast itself just a pedal push away from hauntingly beautiful heathlands, forests, creeks and shingle stretches. Highlights include historic market towns;the panorama from Framlingham’s curtain wall castle; lines of vines; rows of Southwold beach huts and an endless crinkle-crankle wall disappearing into the distance at Easton on the return stretch.”
Dabble in some water sports on the coast
The best thing about online dating is you can refine your search criteria and meet people who are into whatever you are into. So, if you love water sports then you can find a date on Suffolk dating site that loves water sports too and that’s your first fate idea sorted! Thankfully Suffolk has a great coastline with numerous beaches perfect for wild swimming, kite-surfing, kayaking, canoeing, surfing, paddle-boarding and more! There are beaches, rivers and estuaries so you’re not short on the perfect spot for your water activities in Suffolk.
Romantic walks in the country parks
With so much countryside in Suffolk, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to impress your date. Even if money is tight you can still impress your date with this selection of things to do in Suffolk for under £10 including an evening walk through one of the many country parks in Suffolk. Some of the recommended country parks to explore with your date are:
- Clare Castle Country Park Trust
- Holywells Park
- West Stow Country Park
- Brandon Country Park
- Great Cornard Country Park
- Melford Country Park
According to Visit Suffolk there are over 3500 miles of public footpaths in Suffolk with many long distance paths such as the 77 mile Angles Way from the Suffolk Broads to The Brecks, or the 13 mile Gainsborough Trail around water meadows.
Of course there are also many beaches in Suffolk to walk along, catch a sunset and have a picnic.
Plenty of outdoor date ideas in Suffolk
No matter what your idea of outdoor fun involves, there is something for every outdoor loving couple to enjoy in Suffolk county.