Family attractions in East Anglia
Page's Park Station, Billington Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 4TN
A fascinating steam heritage railway, with a history dating back to the First World War, and an international working museum collection.
Trumpington Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1RB
A large, world class collection of antiques, applied art, illuminating manuscripts, coins and paintings. Original buildings are mid 19thC with later additions, including the courtyard development.
Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8ET
Hyde Hall is a palate of sumptuously rich and varied colours providing inspiration for the novice and keen gardener alike. Whatever time of the year you visit it will always be a wonderful experience.
Knebworth Park, Knebworth, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2AX
Historic house, home to the Lytton family since 1490. Formal gardens, dinosaur trail, tea-room, country park with adventure playground. Events programme. Open all year for private and corporate events.
Miriam Lane, Off Noke Lane, Chiswell Green, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2 3NY
Described as "London's own Eden Project", Butterfly World is in Phase II of development as the biggest butterfly experience in the world.
7 Child's Yard, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6DX
The friendly and helpful staff at Southwold Tourist Information can assist you with details of local attractions, accommodation bookings, local transport enquiries and National Express travel bookings. A must for all those planning a visit.
St James, Whitefriars, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1TN
Medieval church converted to a puppet theatre in 1980, theatre spaces open for viewing except on performance days.
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.
Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH
firstsite is Colchester's contemporary visual arts organisation.
Hundred Foot Bank, Welney, Wisbech, Norfolk, PE14 9TN
A wetland nature reserve of 1,000 acres attracting large numbers of ducks and swans in winter and waders in spring and summer plus a range of wild plants and butterflies.
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.
Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5NQ
Splendid Jacobean House and Garden in a spectacular countryside setting. Childhood home of Elizabeth I.
Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1QR
Go back in time and discover the captivating world of Georgian theatre at the Theatre Royal Bury St. Edmunds.
Church Road, Reedham, Norfolk, NR13 3UA
Pettitts Animal Adventure Park near Great Yarmouth is best described as three fun parks in one. Pettitts has rides galore, family entertainment, exotic and domestic animals and birds to see, animals to feed & pet.
Mander Car Park, Grafham Water, West Perry, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0BX
An area of 150 hectares covering woodland, grassland, sheltered creeks and open water. Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Blake End, Braintree, Essex, CM77 6RA
Blake House is one of the prettiest craft centres in Essex, home to twenty exclusive shops, Minigolf and maize maze.
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.
Luton Hoo Estate, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 3TQ
The Luton Hoo Walled Garden was designed by Capability Brown in the 18th Century.
2 The Arcade, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3EW
A popular and vibrant local Arts Centre with three galleries and cafe.
Hedingham Station, Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3DZ
One mile length of line with re-located buildings, large collection of heritage rolling stock, steam and diesel locomotives and miniature and model railways. Special events including Thomas and Santa specials.
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.'
Old Nazeing Road, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN10 6LX
Lee Valley Boat Centre operates two passenger vessels on the River Lee for hire for private functions. Also public cruises - plus day boats, hourly boats and holiday hire boats.
Park Road, Moggerhanger, Bedfordshire, MK44 3RW
Excellent, complete example of Sir John Soane's architecture - Georgian country house in 33 acres of parkland/woodland.
Frogmore Mill, Fourdrinier Way, Aspley, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 9RY
Frogmore Paper Mill is the site of the world's first mechanised paper machine & offers visitors a unique insight into the world of paper and print. Visitor Centre, exhibitions, guided tours and hand paper making. Shop and cafe.
Paycockes, 25 West Street, Coggeshall, Essex, CO6 1NS
Built in the 16th century, this attractive half-timbered house is a grand example of wealth generated by the cloth trade.
Wolterton, Erpingham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 7LY
Splendid mansion house with fascinating history and collections at Wolterton. Country walks and trails with lovely views.