Families can explore The Red House and Snape Maltings site with a variety of free activities and resources for all ages. We will also have special family events during the school holidays across both sites.

Things to do at The Red House

Pick up family gallery trails, interactive exhibits, discovery cubes or audio guides to help explore the home of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears.

Follow the ‘Garden Discovery Trail’ across the garden where you can play games or picnic. Learn about nature within the garden with our insect identifying information sheets.

Borrow a Family Picnic Basket with a range of activities for children to use while exploring the site.

Borrow our Sensory Basket specially developed for visitors with autism and other special educational needs.

Join our Mini Music Makers sessions for 0-5 year-olds, which take place on Friday mornings.

Things to do at Snape Maltings

Take a nature spotting walk along the river, jump on your bikes, or take a boat trip along the river Alde.

Enjoy a family lunch in the River View Café & Bar, with a children's menu available.

Join our Summer Bug Trail around the site or try our Mini Music Makers, fun sessions for 0-5 year olds.

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