Alton Water

Animals & Wildlife Sports Landscapes & Nature See & Do


Alton Water is the largest area of inland water in Suffolk. Activities include:

  • For those interested in wildlife, Alton Water Park hosts a variety of interesting waterfowl, especially in winter. New conservation zones and bird hides have been established to increase biodiversity with the help of local conservation volunteers.
  • An eight-mile cycle and pedestrian route. This is hilly in places and can get muddy when we have rain.
  • Fishing with bream and pike the most popular quarry. Day and season permits are available.
  • Watersports Centre provides excellent sailing, windsurfing or diving facilities.

Stutton has the main car park is close to the visitor centre and all facilities including cafe. Other car parks are situated around the lake.


Alton Water 7 day weather forecast, weather in Ipswich, Suffolk

Expect a temp in the range 1.8℃ to 2.4℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Jan 26
Expect a temp in the range 0.8℃ to 2.6℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Jan 27
Expect a temp in the range 4℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Jan 28
Expect a temp in the range 0.9℃ to 3.5℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 8.6℃ to 9.8℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 1.9℃ to 5.1℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jan 31
Expect a temp in the range 2.3℃ to 4.2℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (WNW)

Ipswich weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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