Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Birch Gallery
Church Street, Framlingham, Suffolk, IP13 9BP, Tel: 0870 333 1181
Framlingham Castle is a magnificent 12th Century fortress with a long and colourful past which makes a fascinating family day out in Suffolk.
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.
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.
Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF, Tel: 01799 522842
Step back in time and see Victorian life come to life before your eyes at Audley End House and Gardens. You can experience what life was like at one of England’s grandest stately homes.
Westleton, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 3BY, Tel: 01728 648281
Discover the incredible variety of wildlife present on the beautiful Suffolk coast as you explore a network of paths through woods, wetlands and heaths. There’s something for everyone, whenever you visit.
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.
The Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK43 0PR, Tel: 01234 767037
Country park with visitor centre. Bike hire, exhibition, cafe and bar, art gallery and shop.
4 South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2QH, Tel: 01493 855746
Stroll around the period rooms in this Tudor merchants house with a free audio tour. Discover the hoard of Civil War coins and try on Tudor costumes.
62 The Close, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 4EH, Tel: 01603 218300
The most complete Norman Cathedral in England, discover stunning architecture, history and heritage. Free entry and free tours available.
Thetford Road, Bressingham, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 2AA, Tel: 01379 686900
You have to go a long way to beat Bressingham Steam and Gardens for a family day out.
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.
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.
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.
Main Road, Titchwell, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 8BB, Tel: 01485 210779
Big skies, a fabulous sandy beach and bird-filled reedbeds, lagoons and marshes are just a few gems tucked away inside Titchwell’s treasure trove of natural delights.
Park Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7SP, Tel: 01206 230455
20 acres of professionally designed gardens within woodland destroyed by the 1987 hurricane. Now a plantsman's paradise full of unusual plants for all year round colour.
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!
Flatford, East Bergholt, Suffolk, CO7 6UL, Tel: 01206 391153
RSPB Wildlife Garden with flower borders, wildflower meadow and orchard designed to create wildlife habitats and support biodiversity.
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.