East of England

The temple at Sheringham Park on a frosty morning

With its beautiful coastline, countryside, stately homes, glorious gardens and picturesque villages, East Anglia has so much to offer.

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Percy the Park Keeper

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail  

We're inviting you to embark on Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Anglesey Abbey, Blickling, Dunwich Heath and Ickworth. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand as you make your way around beautiful gardens and parks - who will you come across on the way?

Family jumping off a log

Family fun for February half term 

Get ready for a half-term adventure this February, whether your family enjoys getting out into nature or is looking for some inspiration of things to do at home, we've got you covered.

Seasonal highlights

In the news...
Konik ponies grazing at Wicken Fen Nature Reserve in the wet fen landscape

Funding set to kickstart the restoration of peatlands 

Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve in the Fens and Heigham Holmes in the Norfolk Broads are both set to benefit from a “discovery grant” by the Government to kickstart the restoration of peatland habitats in the fight against climate change.

Cliff fall on the south Dorset coast in april

Wildlife left reeling by fires and storms – the 'new climate normal', warns the National Trust 

Landscapes and wildlife across the UK are increasingly suffering the impacts of extreme weather events and natural disasters, says the National Trust.

Looking across the salt marsh and the River Blackwater from Northey Island

Our work to protect vital saltmarsh habitat  

We're working with partners to save Northey Island's vital saltmarsh habitat, which is under threat from rising sea levels caused by the climate crisis. Find out more about how we're using new conservation techniques to protect the largest single block of saltmarsh habitat in the Blackwater Estuary in Essex.

Oxburgh Hall scaffolding

Oxburgh's ambitious roof restoration 

Follow our most ambitious restoration project to date, which will secure the future of this 500 year old building. Along the way we'll share our discoveries, life behind the scenes and opportunities to take a closer look.

A foot bridge over a stream at sunset

Chalk stream restoration springs forth 

A £1.6m project is underway to bring back the crystal-clear waters of the River Bure in Norfolk, one of only 200 chalk streams in the world. With the help of local partners, farmers and communities we’re creating wetlands and new passages for fish, unearthing lost ‘ghost’ ponds and launching a pioneering citizen science initiative.

Beech tree in Frithsden at Ashridge, Herts

Looking after our ancient trees and woodland in the East 

Find out how we are working with the Woodland Trust to look after the ancient trees and woodland across the East of England.

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