Attractions in East Anglia
Pier Gardens, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 6PP
The Gorleston Pavilion is an original Edwardian seaside Theatre situated on the East coast of Norfolk and offers unique seating at cabaret style candle-lit tables.
Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 6BH
Wolves Wood is one of the few remaining areas of the ancient woodland that used to cover East Anglia.
Earlham Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 2PA
The Cathedral of St John the Baptist is the second largest Catholic Cathedral in the UK and one of Norwich’s iconic buildings.
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.
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.
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.
Highwaymans, Risby, Suffolk, IP28 6QP
The Gallery Highwaymans is a beautiful, newly refurbished space, housing eclectic exhibitions which can include contemporary art, photography, antique furniture, textiles, crafts and sculpture and jewellery.
Lynford, Thetford, Norfolk, IP26 5DE
Grime’s Graves is the only Neolithic flint mine open to visitors in Britain. This grassy lunar landscape of 400 pits was first named Grime’s Graves by the Anglo-Saxons.
The Fort, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7NR
Henry VIII built the first fort here, and Queen Elizabeth I famously rallied her army nearby. The present fort is much the best example of its type in England, with its circuit of moats and bastioned outworks.
c/o RSPB Minsmere nature reserve, Westleton, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 3BY
Enjoy a stroll around this wild, remote Suffolk landscape, surrounded by wetland, woodland and coastal wildlife.
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.
62 The Close, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 4EH
The most complete Norman Cathedral in England, discover stunning architecture, history and heritage. Free entry and free tours available.
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.
99 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8JH
Discover the stories of racing - the people, the horses and the history. From the early royal origins of the Sport of Kings at Newmarket to its modern-day heroes. Ride the racehorse simulator and experience the excitement of a race.
Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF
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.
Beach Road, Hemsby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 4HS
A stunning, dinosaur themed minigolf course. Nine holes of family fun, and why not try your hand at ‘panning for gold’ while you’re here! Floodlit at dusk.
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.
Station Road, Shepreth, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 6PZ
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!