Snettisham, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 7LR
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.
The Visitor Centre, New Tank Hill Road, Purfleet, Essex, RM19 1SZ
RSPB Rainham Marshes is a unique nature reserve which has been restored to a grazing marshland following 100 years of use as a MoD shooting range.
115-123 King Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 1QE
Dragon Hall is a magnificently restored Grade 1 listed medieval trading hall. It opens as a museum and is a venue for educational, cultural and community events.
Lee Valley Park Information Service, Stubbins Hall Lane, Crooked Mile, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF
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.
Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF
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.
Rye Meads Visitor Centre, Rye Road, Stanstead Abbotts, Hertfordshire, SG12 8JS
A fantastic day out. See some fantastic wildlife. Explore this lovely nature reserve, just 8 miles north of the M25/J25.
Skylark Country Store and Garden Centre, Manea Road, Wimblington, Cambridgeshire, PE15 0PA
Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard hosts East Anglia’s largest maize maze, covering over twelve acres! The funyard has go-karts, bouncy castles, football shoot-out, mega slide, plus new games for 2012! Fun for the whole family, all day!
Shore Road, Freiston Shore, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE20 1AY
Explore the wilderness of The Wash, the UK’s most important estuary for wildlife.
North Brink Brewery, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1LW
Traditional 18th century family brewery. Four acre garden with many delightful features. Visitor Centre, tearoom and licensed bar.
Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 9HG
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.
Riverside Road, Wroxham, Norwich, NR12 8UD
Our Day Launches seat up to eight people comfortably with cushioned seating and easy to fold away canvas cover. Easy to operate, no experience required, full tution given. Perfect for families, school parties, couples and groups of friends.
Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 6BH
Wolves Wood is one of the few remaining areas of the ancient woodland that used to cover East Anglia.
Station Road, Lakenheath, Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 9AD
What was once arable farmland is now a thriving wetland, home to elusive bitterns, charming bearded tits, and elegant cranes as well as a host of other wetland wildlife.
Fen Drayton Road, Swavesey, Cambridgeshire, CB24 4RB
A network of paths help visitors explore our lakes and meadows beside the River Great Ouse, near St Ives. Enjoy warblers, great crested grebes and dragonflies in summer, starling roosts in autumn, and ducks in autumn and winter.
1 Old Hall Lane, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Maldon, Essex, CM9 8TP
An opportunity to see an abundance of coastal wetland bird species in their natural environment.
Farmers Avenue, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 3JU
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.
Lincs Wash Reserves, Roads Farmhouse, Frampton Roads, Frampton, Cambridgeshire, PE20 1AY
RSPB Frampton Marsh boasts one of the best areas to see wildlife in the county. We have a brand new visitor centre with refreshments and toilets, and three wildlife watching hides, all wheelchair and pushchair accessible.
The Street, Gooderstone, Norfolk, PE33 9BP
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.
Pannington Hall Lane, Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2AR
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.
Mill Close, Burwell, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB25 0HL
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.
Bulls Cross, Enfield, Hertfordshire, EN2 9HG
Delve into the beautiful eight acres of Myddelton House Gardens and discover the compelling story of Edward Augustus Bowles, one of Britain’s most famous self-taught gardeners, artists and expert botanists.
Thetford Road, Bressingham, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 2AA
You have to go a long way to beat Bressingham Steam and Gardens for a family day out.
The Cathedral Office, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1LS
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.
Stow Estate Trust, Home Farm, Stow Bardolph, Norfolk, PE34 3HT
Farm fun for all the family - whatever the weather. Rare breed animals, tea room & gift shop.
Tolhouse Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2SH
Visit one of the UK's oldest gaols, dating back to the 12th century. See the original cells and discover the fate of the thieves, smugglers, witches, pirates and murderers who were confined here.
29 St Mary's Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4HF
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.