Attractions in East of England
Museums & Galleries
NATIONAL HORSERACING MUSEUM
99 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8JH
Racing history from its Royal origins to Lester Piggott, Frankie Dettori and other modern heroes. Highlights include: the head of Persimmon, a great Royal Derby winner in 1896; a special display about Fred Archer, the late Victorian jockey who com...
RSPB MINSMERE NATURE RESERVE
Westleton, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 3BY
Explore a home for nature on the Suffolk coast. Stroll through the stunning coastal, wetland and woodland scenery in search of an amazing variety of nature, from bunnies to butterflies, from easy to see blue tits to elusive bitterns. Discover t...
Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EH
Today the pier boasts a wide range of family attractions complimenting the theatre including 2 of Great Yarmouth's top bars, an excellent Fish & Chip restaurant, café's, and fast food outlets, 2 great arcades and an end of the pier "All the fun of...
Watermill • Tourist Attraction
HOUGHTON WATER MILL
Mill Street, Houghton, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 2AZ
A large timber-built watermill on an island in the Great Ouse, with intact machinery which is still operational. The mill has a restored working waterwheel and an art gallery exhibits work by local photographer every July and August. Last working ...
Stately Homes & Gardens
Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9AA
Romantic turreted brick Tudor mansion. Set in the unspoilt village of Long Melford, the house has changed little externally since 1578 when Queen Elizabeth I was entertained here, and retains its original panelled banqueting hall. It has been the ...
Wildlife Centre • Birds of Prey
THE RAPTOR FOUNDATION
The Heath, St Ives Road, Woodhurst, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 3BT
From £40.00 - £50.00
8 Units sleep 2-4
A rescue centre and lifecare hospital for injured & unwanted birds of prey, featuring 200 birds, over 40 species of hawks, eagles, vultures and owls. Daily flying displays. Tearoom, gift shop, children's play area. We offer a real opportunity to "...
Steam & Miniature Railway
THE POPPY LINE (NORTH NORFOLK RAILWAY)
Sheringham Rail Station, Station Approach, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA
Voted into the top 3 Best Norfolk Attractions in 2014, the North Norfolk Railway carried a record number of passengers this year on its vintage diesel/steam engines, starting its picturesque journey at Sheringham.
OUSE WASHES NATURE RESERVE
Welches Dam Manea, March, Cambridgeshire, PE15 0NF
The Ouse Washes is an excellent introduction to Fenland wildlife. In the winter, the reserve attracts thousands of ducks and swans; and redshanks, lapwings and snipe breed in the summer. Walking behind the banks avoids putting the wildfowl to flig...
WISBECH & FENLAND MUSEUM
Museum Square, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1ES
Wisbech and Fenland Museum is one of the Fens greatest hidden treasures. One of the oldest purpose built Museums in the country. It has kept all the charm and atmosphere of its original Victorian design. Visitors can explore displays of porcela...
OLIVER CROMWELL'S HOUSE
29 St Mary's Street, Ely, Cambs, 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. Visit Mrs Cromwell's kitchen, try dress...