Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Hall Farm Shop and Cafe Restaurant
Earlham Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 2PA, Tel: 01603 724381
The Cathedral of St John the Baptist is the second largest Catholic Cathedral in the UK and one of Norwich’s iconic buildings.
Fen Drayton Road, Swavesey, Cambridgeshire, CB24 4RB, Tel: 01954 233260
A network of paths help visitors explore our lakes and meadows beside the River Great Ouse, near St Ives. Enjoy warblers, great crested grebes and dragonflies in summer, starling roosts in autumn, and ducks in autumn and winter.
Orwell Quay, Ipswich Waterfront, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 0BB, Tel: 07734 875887
Enjoy a cruise on the River Orwell, one of the most beautiful rivers in England, aboard “Orwell Lady”, from the stunning Ipswich Waterfront, through areas of outstanding natural beauty and wildlife to the bustling ports of Felixstowe.
Helmingham Events Office, Helmingham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6EF, Tel: 01473 890799
A moated and walled garden with many rare roses and possibly the best kitchen garden in Britain. With a new rose garden and herb and knot garden created in the early 1980's.
99 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8JH, Tel: 01638 667333
Discover the stories of racing - the people, the horses and the history. From the early royal origins of the Sport of Kings at Newmarket to its modern-day heroes. Ride the racehorse simulator and experience the excitement of a race.
Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 3NF, Tel: 01473 288886
Rendlesham Forest Centre is the main recreation area for the Sandlings Forests. The play equipment and cycle park will give you a fun Forest Experience!
Station Road, Shepreth, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 6PZ, Tel: 01763 262226
Since opening its doors to the public in 1984, Shepreth Wildlife Park, set in natural grounds, has become one of East Anglia’s major attractions and is home to tigers, otters, monkeys, reptiles and even creepy crawlies!
Farmers Avenue, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 3JU, Tel: 01603 493625
One of the city’s most famous landmarks, Norwich Castle was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago. Now a museum and art gallery, it is home to some of the most outstanding collections of fine art.
Shore Road, Freiston Shore, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE20 1AY, Tel: 01205 724678
Explore the wilderness of The Wash, the UK’s most important estuary for wildlife.
Welches Dam, Manea, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire, PE15 0NF, Tel: 01354 680212
RSPB nature reserve in the heart of the fens, with 10 bird-watching hides and a visitor centre.
Pier Gardens, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 6PP, Tel: 01493 662832
The Gorleston Pavilion is an original Edwardian seaside Theatre situated on the East coast of Norfolk and offers unique seating at cabaret style candle-lit tables.
Access via car park on Lower Street, Salhouse, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 6RX, Tel: 01603 722775
Salhouse Broad: A place of natural beauty. Visit us by boat, foot, car, bus, bike or train and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 6BH, Tel: 01473 328006
Wolves Wood is one of the few remaining areas of the ancient woodland that used to cover East Anglia.
Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex, SS16 4UH, Tel: 01268 498620
Come and see us in our new RSPB visitor centre, which includes state-of-the-art CCTV putting the secrets of the natural world right in front of your eyes. Open daily, all year round, 10 am – 5 pm.
North Brink Brewery, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1LW, Tel: 01945 583160
Traditional 18th century family brewery. Four acre garden with many delightful features. Visitor Centre, tearoom and licensed bar.
Pound Corner, Easton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0EQ, Tel: 01728 746475
Award winning farm park set in 35 acres of beautiful Suffolk scenery. We offer a daily activities programme for the children including pony, pony and cart and train rides as well as the opportunity to meet some of our animals.
Station Road, Lakenheath, Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 9AD, Tel: 01842 863400
What was once arable farmland is now a thriving wetland, home to elusive bitterns, charming bearded tits, and elegant cranes as well as a host of other wetland wildlife.
Harwich Road, Wrabness, Essex, CO12 5ND, Tel: 01473 328006
Estuarine nature reserve, with adjacent woodland & views over the Stour. Famed for large numbers of waterfowl in winter & a range of breeding woodland birds in summer, including the nightingale. Easy walking distance from Wrabness Station.
Bulls Cross, Enfield, Hertfordshire, EN2 9HG, Tel: 08456 770600
Delve into the beautiful eight acres of Myddelton House Gardens and discover the compelling story of Edward Augustus Bowles, one of Britain’s most famous self-taught gardeners, artists and expert botanists.
Stow Estate Trust, Home Farm, Stow Bardolph, Norfolk, PE34 3HT, Tel: 01366 382162
Farm fun for all the family - whatever the weather. Rare breed animals, tea room & gift shop.
c/o RSPB Minsmere nature reserve, Westleton, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 3BY, Tel: 01728 648281
Enjoy a stroll around this wild, remote Suffolk landscape, surrounded by wetland, woodland and coastal wildlife.
Pannington Hall Lane, Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2AR, Tel: 01473 604206
Share the good life with Jimmy’s Farm… home to the Essex Pig and to TV Presenter Jimmy Doherty, it really is a great family day out.
Snettisham, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 7LR, Tel: 01485 542689
This is one place to witness two of the UK's great wildlife spectacles. On big tides, as the water covers the mudflats, tens of thousands of wading birds are pushed off their feeding ground and settle on inlands in front of the RSPB hides.
Old Warden Aerodrome, Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP, Tel: 01767 627970
A unique historical collection of aircraft from a 1909 Bleriot to a 1942 Spitfire in flying condition, and cars dating from an 1898 Panhard in running order.
2/3 Castle Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 3JL, Tel: 01223 355159
Discover the real story of Cambridge and its people through this fascinating Museum of Cambridge life. Explore Cambridge tradition and history through nine unique room settings.
The Fort, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7NR, Tel: 0870 333 1181
Henry VIII built the first fort here, and Queen Elizabeth I famously rallied her army nearby. The present fort is much the best example of its type in England, with its circuit of moats and bastioned outworks.