Things to do in East of England
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...
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...
TICK FEN RIDING STABLES
Warboys, Cambridgeshire, PE28 2SL
Pony Club approved and licensed with the local Council. Very reliable horses from old plodders to jumping ponies, catering for all levels of experience. 10 miles of off-road hacking and outside arena. No time limits on rides. We are a fam...
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.
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 ...
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...
CHESTNUT FARM EQUESTRIAN CENTRE
109 St Pauls Road, Walton Highway, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE14 7DD
Here at Chestnut Farm we provide a high quality service to help you achieve the goal you're aiming for. Indoor and outdoor schools with miles of quiet roads and farm tracks to hack out on. We welcome riders from age 4 and upwards. Come a...
Museums & Galleries
PO Box 50, Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7JG
Felixstowe Museum has 14 rooms displaying artefacts and memorabilia covering the long social and military history of this popular Suffolk resort and port from early Roman finds, Martello towers and experimental seaplane base to the development of ...
ALDEBURGH GOLF CLUB
Saxmundham Road, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, IP15 5PE
Heathland, championship length golf course, currently 71st in Golf Worlds Top 100 courses in the UK and Ireland. The challenging 18-hole course is an 'all-year-round' course, with breathtaking views across the River Alde to Iken Church on the sout...
MEPAL OUTDOOR CENTRE
Chatteris Road, Mepal, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 2AZ
Archery / Target Shooting / Watersports
Built on the shores of an attractive lake, the Centre offers a wide range of facilities...for water-sports, adventurous activities, personal and team development and children's play.