From the stunning Norfolk Coast, to discovering the stories and drama behind magnificent houses. Wander around their gardens or enjoy a walk in the countryside. Don't miss a visit to Blickling, Felbrigg, Oxburgh and Sheringham Park at this time of year.
Go wild in the woods at Oxburgh Hall this February half-term and help the team make bird boxes to put up around the Estate. There's lots more activities to choose from, whether your family loves the seaside or exploring the garden.
The lake walk at Blickling is particularly atmospheric on a frosty winter’s morning, with the reflections and big open Norfolk skies providing plenty of opportunities for budding photographers. Afterwards you can head to Muddy Boots café for a warming drink and a slice of cake.
Coastal views are central to landscape gardener Humphry Reptons 1812 design, with the winter light often showing them off at their best at this time of year. Climb to the top of the gazebo tower perched on the top of the oak wood hill for a panoramic view of the North Norfolk coastline.
Nothing beats a crisp winter walk when you’re wrapped up warm against the chilly air. Along this varied circular walking trail at Felbrigg you’ll pass historic buildings dating back to the 1700s, notable trees, a hidden lake and an imaginatively planted arrangement of beech trees.
This walk through Blakeney village and around Blakeney Freshes is fantastic for spotting wildlife, especially birds. Keep an eye out for them on the grazing marshes and reed beds. The moderate walk means all the family can enjoy the fun.
A dormer window collapse back in 2016 has led to an ambitious project to restore Oxburgh's roof, including the Victorian windows and chimney stacks. With your help we can restore this building and save another one of Norfolk's treasures.
Horsey Windpump is currently undergoing an exciting and ambitious restoration project that will see her restored to full operational order. Follow the progress of Tim the millwright, as we restore one of Norfolk's iconic buildings.
Not far from Cambridge you'll find Anglesey Abbey, where the gardens boast colour throughout the year. Head a little further afield and you'll discover Wimpole with its impressive mansion and Home Farm, the distinctive fenland landscape of Wicken Fen and one of the last working mills on the River Ouse.
The question about Suffolk, is where will you visit first? From a landscape made famous by the artist John Constable to the royal burial ground at Sutton Hoo. Enjoy a walk along the coast in the east to the picturesque wool towns in the west. No visit would be complete without a trip to Ickworth.
There's more to Essex than first meets the eye. Tucked away you'll find lots of hidden gems, from Bourne Mill in Colchester to Paycocke's in Coggeshall. Blake's Wood, Danbury Common and Copt Hall are all great for walks, then there's Hatfield Forest, an ancient royal hunting forest.