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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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.

Summer is on the way

A family pond dipping

Summer holiday days out in the East of England 

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

Places to visit

Wet weather

Rainy days out in the East 

Is rain in the forecast? Whether you’re a puddle splasher or a shower dodger, don’t let the Great British weather hold you back with these 12 ideas for rainy days out in the East.

Hot off the press
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.

The Eliot Bible, part of The Edge of Things exhbition at Blickling Estate

Lost language, fantastic beasts and celestial bodies: Rare books inspire new exhibition in treasure-house Trust library 

Rare books from one of the nation’s most significant country house libraries will form the centrepiece of a new contemporary art installation at Blickling Estate in Norfolk from 17 May – 27 October 2019.

Sutton Hoo burial mound and tree at sunrise

Hoo's waking up...

As work continues on our £4 million project to transform Sutton Hoo, we're ready to start revealing parts of the new experience with you. Find out more about what you can discover and plan your visit.

Stay a little longer

Walk this way

Two cyclists at Wicken Fen

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.

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.