East of England

Whether you live here or are just visiting, enjoy East Anglia with its beautiful coastline, countryside and rich heritage - all perfect for a great day out.

Places to visit

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A family pond dipping

School's out for the summer 

With six or more weeks of school holidays, you'll need a plan for where to take the family. So here are our top spots of where to play, and where better than in nature's playground for your next summer adventure.

Enjoy the summer


Hidden gems waiting to be discovered

Why not explore some of the less well known places in our care? From small timber framed houses, secluded gardens, hidden waterways and places off the beaten track. There are so many wonderful stories waiting to be uncovered, there's something new to discover with every visit.

Places to visit

Two people on bikes on the Blickling Estate

Activities in the East of England 

Get your heart pumping and your legs working when you head out for a bike ride, go for a long walk or take on a running challenge in the East of England. There are lots of activities to enjoy in the outdoors.

Hot off the press
Sutton Hoo burial mound and tree at sunrise

Hoo's waking up...

As we near the completion of a multi-million pound project to transform your experience of visiting Sutton Hoo, we've thrown open the doors to brand new experiences in our High Hall exhibition hall and Tranmer House.
Keep reading to plan your visit and be amongst the first to explore a completely new way of discovering Sutton Hoo.

Looking across Wicken Fen on a misty morning

Wildlife thriving at Cambridgeshire fenland oasis 

A corner of England that has more species of plants and wildlife than anywhere in the UK is celebrating its 120th anniversary – with the arrival of never seen before animals.

A view of Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk

Oxburgh Hall awarded National Lottery Heritage Fund boost

The most ambitious conservation project we've ever carried out at Oxburgh Hall is set to get underway and now, thanks to The National Lottery Heritage Fund, you'll also be able to experience Oxburgh in a new light.

Stay a little longer

Walk this way

Your support matters
Volunteer stands smiling by the window at West Wycombe Park

Volunteering in the East of England 

It's the skills, time and passion of our volunteers that make our places special. Whether you're looking to help in the great outdoors, or inside our houses, we have some exciting volunteer opportunities near you.