Family attractions in East Anglia
Market Place, Lavenham, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9QZ
An impressive timber-framed building dating from 1530. Originally the hall of the Guild of Corpus Christi, now a local museum, shop and tearoom.
Station Road, Lower Stondon, Henlow, Bedfordshire, SG16 6JN
Stondon Motor Museum has over 400 exhibits. Covering 100 years of motoring, displayed in 8 halls.
Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JY
A spectacular 170-acre location for a day of family fun. Experience Prof. Nitrate's Mad Lab, the Test Range and Rocket Vault! Plus, guided land train tours, interactive exhibitions, wildlife walks and an extensive special events programme.
14 Market Place, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6BW
Light and spacious gallery situated on the Market Place in Holt's town centre. The gallery stocks the work of over 200 artists and craftspeople, displaying a wide range of unique and beautiful art from East Anglia and beyond.
Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0LA
Ex-government HQ nuclear bunker buried 80ft underground. Complete with kitchen, dormitories, power and filtration plant, plotting floor, government administration room, 120 yard long entrance tunnel, communication and scientists room.
Bourne Mill, Bourne Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8RT
National Trust property, the mill was originally built as a fishing lodge in 1591 and features stepped "Dutch" gables. There is a millpond and some of the machinery, including the waterwheel which is intact and working.
The Heath, St Ives Road, Woodhurst, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 3BT
Bird of prey centre, offering 3 daily flying displays with audience participation, gift shop, Silent Wings tearoom, Raptor crafts shop. Various handling courses available. Small and large group visits. Schools visits.
Port Vale, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 3AA
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.
2 The Arcade, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3EW
A popular and vibrant local Arts Centre with three galleries and cafe.
The Quay Office, Orford Quay, Orford, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2NU
Internationally important nature reserve, with a fascinating 20th-century military history.
Caldecott Hall, Beccles Road, Fritton, Norfolk, NR31 9EY
Redwings Horse Sanctuary near Great Yarmouth. This Quality Assured Visitor Attraction is home to more than 100 rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules, and a visit makes a wonderful family day out.
The Quay, Fen Lane, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9BH
Beccles Broads Information Centre.
The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1AW
Library dedicated to the 6,900 American airmen of the 2nd Air Division killed in action during WW2 flying from airfields in Norfolk and Suffolk.
Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 3DJ
Discover the awe-inspiring Anglo-Saxon burial site. This hauntingly beautiful 255 acre estate, with far-reaching views over the river Deben, is home to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time.'
The Railway Station, Station Road, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1DF
East Anglia's longest heritage railway operating between Dereham and Wymondham (11.5 miles). Dereham Station houses displays of railway memorabilia, a shop and buffet.
Weybourne Military Camp, Weybourne, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7EG
The Muckleburgh Military Collection is Norfolk's largest working Museum of military vehicles including tanks, guns & a large range of other weapons. Located at Weybourne Military Camp. Gift shop and restaurant.
Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7HQ
The former site of the Doomsday castle erected by Sweyn of Essex.
Quy Road, Lode, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9EJ
An elegant country house set in a magnificent landscape. Explore 114 acres of vibrant colour, delicious scent and the simple pleasures of nature all year round.
University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ
The Sainsbury Centre is an inspirational public art museum where you can see outstanding world art for free.
Stocks Green, Castle Acre, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE32 2XD
Explore this beautiful priory and castle. Wander round the romantic ruins, discover the cloister, refectory and chapter house and hear about the lives of the monks with our audio tour.
Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH
firstsite is Colchester's contemporary visual arts organisation.
c/o 8 Manor Road, Berney Arms, Norfolk, NR31 0QA
A most splendid and the highest remaining Norfolk marshmill with 7 floors. Built in the late 19thC by millwrights Stolworthy and situated on Halvergate Marsh.
Ayot St. Lawrence, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL6 9BX
The home of George Bernard Shaw from 1906 until his death in 1950 with literary and personal effects on display. 3.5 acre garden.
Sandringham, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE35 6EN
The country retreat of H.M. The Queen. A fascinating house, an intriguing museum and the best of the Royal gardens. Restaurant and shops.
Woburn, Bedfordshire, MK17 9WA
Home of the Duke of Bedford, a treasure house with outstanding collections of art, furniture, silver, gold and extensive gardens.