Attractions in East Anglia
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.
Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, IP4 1DW
DanceEast, based at the beautiful Jerwood DanceHouse on the Ipswich waterfront, brings the best dance performances to East Anglia. There is also a full programme of dance classes and workshops for everyone to enjoy.
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.
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.
Church Road, Sutton, Nr Stalham, NR12 9SG
'Open Studio' displaying large range of wheel made practical and decorative stoneware. Pre booked tuition undertaken. Visitors welcome all through the year.
Low Road, Strumpshaw, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 4HS
Set in the wild and beautiful Yare Valley, near Norwich, Strumpshaw Fen is a great place to see the wildlife and landscapes of the Norfolk Broads. Nature trails lead you through reedbeds, pools, wildflower meadows and woodlands.
Flatford, East Bergholt, Suffolk, CO7 6UL
RSPB Wildlife Garden with flower borders, wildflower meadow and orchard designed to create wildlife habitats and support biodiversity.
Shore Road, Freiston Shore, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE20 1AY
Explore the wilderness of The Wash, the UK’s most important estuary for wildlife.
Orford, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2ND
Discover one of England’s most complete and unusual keeps at this fascinating attraction. The polygonal tower keep stands beside the pretty town and former port which Henry II also developed here.
Old Warden Aerodrome, Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP
A unique historical collection of aircraft from a 1909 Bleriot to a 1942 Spitfire in flying condition, and cars dating from an 1898 Panhard in running order.
Welches Dam, Manea, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire, PE15 0NF
RSPB nature reserve in the heart of the fens, with 10 bird-watching hides and a visitor centre.
Park Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7SP
20 acres of professionally designed gardens within woodland destroyed by the 1987 hurricane. Now a plantsman's paradise full of unusual plants for all year round colour.
Pound Corner, Easton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0EQ
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.
46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2EU
Gainsborough’s House is the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough RA and shows an outstanding collection of his work. A varied programme of temporary exhibitions is also on show throughout the year. Gift, coffee shop and garden.
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.
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.
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.
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.