East of England

A crowd watching a play performed in front of Shaw's Corner

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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Coastal heathland in Dunwich

Summer has arrived 

Come out and play, from sunrise to sunset make the most of the long summer days ahead. Find the perfect picnic spot, a garden to relax in, a new exhibition to discover or enjoy an evening out with friends near you.

Places to visit

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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.

Your support matters
Konik ponies at Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire

Donate to a local appeal 

Whether its historic buildings in need of repair, or the coast and countryside where wildlife needs a helping hand to thrive, your support goes a long way. Here’s a round-up of our current appeals in the East, see which place or cause is closest to your heart.

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.


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