The Suffolk countryside is ideal for cyclists of all abilities, as it is relatively flat. There are several places nearby where you can hire bicycles (of all sizes and types) – by the day or half-day. You can even hire ‘electric-bicycles’, so that when you get tired you can let the bike do the work!
Bicycles hired in Aldeburgh are ideal to cycle around the town, and to Thorpeness and back. The cycle-centre in Darsham (approx 15 mins drive from your holiday cottage in Saxmundham) also provides maps for safe off-road cycle-routes, including those suitable families with younger children.
If you are feeling adventurous, the terrain in Rendlesham Forest offers much more of a challenge!