Attractions in East of England
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 ...
Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR
Located on the site of a famous former First and Second World War airfield, IWM Duxford provides the public with access to over two hundred world famous iconic aircraft. Award-winning interactive exhibitions. IWM Duxford also host a collection ...
Castles & Historic Monuments
Halstead, Essex, C09 3DJ
Hedingham Castle is England's finest and best preserved Norman Keep with the largest arch in a Norman domestic building in Northern Europe. Built in c.1140 by the De Veres, Earls of Oxford, and still owned by descendants. It was besieged by Kin...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
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...