Summer is a great time to head outdoors to look at vintage cars and vehicles in towns and villages across the county. 

Here are five classic car shows taking place in Suffolk to spend a day at this summer.

1. Classic Car Show

The classic car show at Stonham BarnsThe classic car show at Stonham Barns (Image: Denise Bradley) When: Sunday, August 18

Where: Stonham Barns Park, Pettaugh Lane, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket, IP14 6AT

Ticket price: £10 (under 12s free)

The show returns for its 17th year with hundreds of classic cars and bikes on display alongside club stands, auto jumble and trade stands. 

There will also be numerous food outlets, bars and live music performed throughout the day.

2. Festival of Wheels

There will be experiences for visitors to take part inThere will be experiences for visitors to take part in (Image: Sarah Lucy Brown)

When: Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4

Where: Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, IP3 8UH

Ticket price: £30 for adults and £25 for children on the day

The event celebrates everything motor with stunt shows and arena displays from monster trucks to motorbikes. 

Discounted tickets are available until midnight on Sunday, July 28.

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3. Classic Car Show and Farmers Market

Click on the banner to find more local eventsClick on the banner to find more local events (Image: Newsquest) When: Sunday, June 30

Where: Ringshall Village Hall, Lower Farm Road, Stowmarket, IP14 2JB

Ticket price: Free

Spend an afternoon wandering around through displays of classic vehicles. 

A large number of trade stalls will also be there selling items such as homemade cakes, handmade sewn items and stained glass gifts.

4. Rotary Classic Car Show

Thousands attended the classic car event last yearThousands attended the classic car event last year (Image: Bury Abbey Rotary)

When: Sunday, July 14

Where: Culford School, Bury St Edmunds, IP28 6TX

Ticket price: £8.50 for one person (children under 5 free)

Following a successful event with more than 500 cars last year, the Rotary Classic Car Show is returning for 2024.

Cars on display include Triumphs, Lamborghinis and Ferraris giving visitors a glimpse into motoring from days gone by.

READ MORE: 5 of the best outdoor activities to enjoy in Suffolk this summer

5. Classic Car and Hot Rod Show

All the cars on display will be from before the 1980sAll the cars on display will be from before the 1980s (Image: Newsquest)

When: Saturday, August 24

Where: Stoke Hall Farm, Stoke Ash, Eye, IP23 7ET

Ticket price: £5 per car

All of the cars on display will be pre-'80s vehicles with a 50s DJ and dancing all day. 

The money raised by the event will be donated to the PDSA and the RSPCA.