Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Wroxham and Hoveton
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.
29 St Mary's Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4HF, Tel: 01353 662062
Visit the former Lord Protector’s family home. Experience what domestic life would have been like in the 17th Century in a variety of re-created period rooms as well an exhibition detailing the Civil War.
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.
Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 9HG, Tel: 08456 770 600
Enjoy a picnic, hop on a bike, explore the countryside, take a boat trip along the River Lee, discover wondrous wildlife or enjoy one of the many family events throughout the year.
34 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EN, Tel: 01493 331148
Yesterday's World, located on Great Yarmouth's Golden Mile with life-size Victorian streets and shop displays, there's fun for the whole family! Ride our full sized Victorian carousel and marvel at how many original exhibits we have here.
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.
Marks Hall, Coggeshall, Essex, CO6 1TG, Tel: 01376 563796
A tree collection from all the temperate areas of the world set in more than 200 acres of historic landscape provides interest and enjoyment throughout the year at Marks Hall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
C/O RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve, Westleton, Suffolk, IP17 3BY, Tel: 01728 648281
This delightful nature reserve is superb for wildfowl in winter, butterflies and dragonflies in summer, and breeding marsh harriers, nightingales and bitterns.
Rye Meads Visitor Centre, Rye Road, Stanstead Abbotts, Hertfordshire, SG12 8JS, Tel: 01992 708383
A fantastic day out. See some fantastic wildlife. Explore this lovely nature reserve, just 8 miles north of the M25/J25.
The Cathedral Office, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1LS, Tel: 01284 748726
Suffolk's cathedral is open daily for visitors, tourist and pilgrims. Tours, shop, restaurant, art exhibitions, music recital all available as well as the daily services.
Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF, Tel: 01992 892781
Go wild at Lee Valley Park Farms! Meet all the animals from cuddly sheep to the loveable meerkat family. Explore the fantastic indoor and outdoor adventure play areas where the kids can go whooshing down the slopes on our toboggan run.
Mill Close, Burwell, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB25 0HL, Tel: 01638 605544
A local rural history museum depicting life through the centuries on the edge of the Cambridgeshire fens. The site includes an early 19th century windmill.
1 Old Hall Lane, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Maldon, Essex, CM9 8TP, Tel: 01621 869015
An opportunity to see an abundance of coastal wetland bird species in their natural environment.