Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Leys Farmhouse Annexe
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.
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!
Denny Abbey, Ely Road, Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9PQ, Tel: 01223 860988
These historic buildings tell the story of rural Cambridgeshire through the centuries. Denny Abbey’s many rooms have housed Benedictine monks, Franciscan nuns, Knights, Templars and Cambridgeshire farmers.
Beach Road, Hemsby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 4HS, Tel: 01493 731500
A stunning, dinosaur themed minigolf course. Nine holes of family fun, and why not try your hand at ‘panning for gold’ while you’re here! Floodlit at dusk.
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.
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.
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.
Mill Road, Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire, SG8, Tel: 01763 208978
A 100-acre nature reserve incorporating a nature trail and 3 bird-watching hides. Attractions include unspoilt wetland scenery and birdlife including the kingfisher.
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.
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.
Lee Valley Park Information Service, Stubbins Hall Lane, Crooked Mile, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF, Tel: 08456 770600
Enjoy and invigorating walk, run or cycle ride along miles of surfaced pathways, explore the River Lee by boat, watch the wildlife go by or simply relax and unwind with a picnic.
The Street, Gooderstone, Norfolk, PE33 9BP, Tel: 01603 712913
Water gardens covering 6.5 acres, with trout stream, four ponds, waterways, mature trees, colourful plants, kingfisher hide, nature trails and 13 bridges. Tearoom with home-made cakes and disabled toilets.
Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ, Tel: 01206 282939
Colchester Castle is temporarily closed for 2013 for an exciting redevelopment. We will be creating new museum displays and improved visitor facilities. The Castle will re-open for Easter 2014. Visit our website for further details
Unit 3, Richmond Old Dairy, Gedgrave, Suffolk, IP12 2BU, Tel: 01394 450732
Havergate Island is a nature reserve situated in the River Ore. A short boat trip away and something very different.
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.
33-35 Station Road, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, SG6 3BB, Tel: 01462 487868, Email
Letchworth Garden City Tourist Information Centre is one of around 230 Visit Britain Official Partners, dedicated to helping you get the most out of your visit. They also operate the local Shopmobility service.
Port Vale, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 3AA, Tel: 01992 509596, Email
Contemporary gallery, art, clay and craft workshop, outreach programme. Gifts, refreshments, children's parties and studio space. Tues - Sat 10-4pm, Fri 10-5pm. Admission free.
Castle Lane, Essex, SS7 2PP, Tel: 01223 582700, Email
The impressive remains of a mighty fortress constructed over seven centuries ago; overlooking the Essex Marshes, the barbican and two towers remain standing today.
Oliver Cromwell's House, 29 St. Mary's Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4HF, Tel: 01353 662062, Email
Winner of the Regional Enjoy England Award for Excellence 2010 - Tourist Information Service.
48 High Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, IP15 5AB, Tel: 01728 453637
Miriam Lane, Off Noke Lane, Chiswell Green, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2 3NY, Tel: 01727 869203, Email
Described as "London's own Eden Project", Butterfly World is in Phase II of development as the biggest butterfly experience in the world.
King's Quay Street, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3ER, Tel: 01255 553333, Email
One of the oldest (1911) least altered, purpose-built cinemas in Britain. Write for programme of films (enclose SAE) to Electric Palace Cinema, Kings Quay St, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3ER.
Peas Hill, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3AD, Tel: 01223 457577, Email
Chilford Hundred Hall, Balsham Road, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4LE, Tel: 01223 895625, Email
Chilford Hall Vineyard and Conference Centre is a culture rich estate with a 20-acre vineyard and conferencing facilities.
Caldecott Hall, Beccles Road, Fritton, Norfolk, NR31 9EY, Tel: 01508 481000, Email
Redwings Horse Sanctuary near Great Yarmouth. This Quality Assured Visitor Attraction is home to more than 80 rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules, and a visit makes a wonderful family day out.