White House Lodges to Thorpeness – 28 minute drive (13.8 miles)

Thorpeness is home to the renowned Meare which is an artificially created boating lake with landings marked with names on a Peter Pan theme. Tiny islands contain locations found in J M Barrie’s novel including ‘The Pirate’s Lair’ and ‘Wendy’s Island’. The lake is open for row boat hire from Spring through to the end of Summer.  Thorpeness is also regarded as having one of the finest golf courses in Suffolk, Thorpeness Golf Club has a classic 18 hole, par 70 golf course which is just a stone’s throw away from the beach. For little ones, there’s also a 9 hole miniature golf course situated on the banks of the Meare – the ideal spot for the whole family to enjoy.