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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Enjoy a winter walk through the parkland at Dinefwr

125 miles of walks in the East of England 

This year the National Trust celebrates 125 years of looking after special places. To mark this milestone and to say thank you for all your support, we've pulled together some of our very best walks, covering 125 miles.

Winter walking

8 New Year ideas for the body and mind  

As we welcome in the new year, you may well be trying to decide what your New Year's resolution will be for 2020. Here's a little inspiration of resolutions that will help both the body and mind in the year ahead.

Kick start your 2020

Places to visit

dog estate ickworth

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.

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Lots of seals and white fluffy pups laying the sand between bushes with the orange sunset giving everything a glow

Grey seals continue to break records at Blakeney Point

Grey seal pup numbers have broken all previous records at the National Trust’s Blakeney Point, with a month of pupping still to go.

Artists impression of the new pathway past the Stable Block

Welcome to Wimpole

Wimpole Estate is about to add another chapter to its long history with a new visitor welcome and gateway to the Estate. Plans include a new car park; a new Multi-use trail; new Heavy Horse stabling; and installation of green renewable energy.

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.

Stay a little longer

Walk this way

Garden volunteers working in the Walled Garden at Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire

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.

Your support matters