Fancy a putt? Here are five of the best crazy golf courses in Suffolk
- Credit: Charlotte Bond
While it may lack some of the dignity and poise of the full-sized game, crazy golf is a lot of fun – and always a brilliant hit with the youngsters.
Here are five fantastic crazy golf courses you can visit with your family in Suffolk.
Boom Battle Bar
Where: Boom Battle Bar, Buttermarket Shopping Centre, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich
Price: £9 per person
Ipswich's newest activity bar manages to compress an entire golf course into the Buttermarket.
Featuring shots that seem to defy the laws of physics, this modern indoor course has the added benefit of being able to have a drink and get some wings while playing it.
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Other activities including darts, karaoke, and axe-throwing are available.
Alton Water MiniGolf
Where: Alton Water Sports Centre, Stutton, Ipswich
Price: £4 per person or £12 for a family ticket
Opened towards the end of 2019, Alton Waters mini-golf course is themed after the reservoir and water park it is set beside, offering players a quick lesson on the history of Ipswich's main water supply.
After you are done with the nine-hole course, players can watch sailing boats from the shore, or explore the expansive park surrounding it.
Congo Rapids Lost World Adventure Golf
Where: Ufford Park Hotel, Melton, Woodbridge
Price: £8.50 adults/£6.50 children
The Congo Rapids adventure starts by taking a self-propelled raft across a lagoon, then you pass a plane crash and explore an abandoned temple, before reaching the land of the dinosaurs.
While this 18 hole golf course may not closely resemble the African rainforest it is themed after, it definitely looks like a lot of fun.
Smugglers Bay Adventure Golf
Where: Stonham Barns Golf Park, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal
Price: £7 adults/£5 children
Featuring 18 holes of piratical fun, the Stonham Barns Smugglers Bay adventure golf course will have you play past shipwrecks, vortexes and whale ribs.
With cameos from famous pirates, sound effects, lighting and a full-sized palm tree, Smugglers Bay is a memorable day out for the whole crew.
Where: Mannings Amusements, Sea Road, Felixstowe
Price: £3 per person
Set inside Mannings Amusement Arcade on the Felixstowe Seafront, magical golf takes place inside a varied and strange magical otherworld.
Visitors will put their balls around libraries, through caves, and across lost tombs in 13 holes of fun.
Guests praise the low prices and friendly staff.