Attractions in East of England
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 ...
WALPOLE WATER GARDENS
Chalk Road, Walpole St. Peter, Wisbech, Cambs, PE14 7PH
Walpole Water Gardens is an unusual place with over 20 kinds of eucalyptus, as well as palms, bamboos, grasses and much more. Relaxing and welcoming, the picturesque grounds also include an art gallery featuring paintings and limited edition print...
Minster Precincts, Peterborough, PE1 1XS
Peterborough Cathedral is one of the UK's top landmarks as voted in a 2007 Fujifilm users poll and is one of the finest Norman buildings surviving in Europe today. Our medieval wooden ceiling is a unique work of art & engineering. The Cathedral is...
St. Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2 3BU
Founded by Lady Margaret Beaufort whose arms and statue grace the gate.
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...
THE FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM CAMBRIDGE
Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RB
Magnificent collections spanning centuries and civilisations including antiquities from Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome; sculpture, furniture, armour, ceramics; manuscripts, coins and medals, paintings, drawings and prints. Caf, shop, exhibitions a...
RAMSEY RURAL MUSEUM
The Woodyard, Wood Lane, Ramsey, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE26 2XD
The Museum is housed in 17th Century farm buildings and various barns set in open countryside. A wide variety of agricultural machinery, cobblers shop, chemists, blacksmiths, Victorian bedroom, kitchen schoolroom, local and family history archive ...
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...
NORFOLK MOTORCYCLE MUSEUM
Norwich Road, North Walsham, Norfolk, NR28 0DS
Norfolk Motorcycle Museum will give you an insight into the history of the motorcycle industry. Pre-war motorbikes are a rare sight considering the numbers that were produced in the 20's and 30's. One of the main reasons for their rarity was the w...
Chapter House, The College, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4DL
Visit one of Britain’s most enchanting Cathedrals which was recently acknowledged as one of the top 20 must see buildings in the UK by international travel publishers Dorling Kindersley. Historically referred to as ‘The Ship of the Fens’, this bea...