The second largest area of commonland in Essex after Epping Forest, the open landscape at Danbury and Lingwood Common is great for long walks and wildlife spotting. As is Blake's Wood, another of Essex's hidden gems. This ancient woodland is colourful all year round.
With the change in seasons, we will be closing our grass car parks to allow the ground to recover from the busy summer season. Our car parking will become limited to the hard standing areas so pre booking is essential for weekends and peak times (school holidays) from 9 October 2021.
The question about Suffolk, is where will you visit first? From a landscape made famous by John Constable to the royal burial ground at Sutton Hoo. Enjoy a walk along the iconic Suffolk coastline and around picturesque wool towns, such as Lavenham and Long Melford. And don't miss the chance to discover what life was like above and below stairs at Ickworth.
Not far from the centre of Cambridge, wander around Anglesey Abbey and it's stunning garden for all seasons. Escape to Wicken Fen in search of wildlife and big skies. A little further afield enjoy exploring Wimpole Estate, including Home Farm where you'll meet some new arrivals. Houghton Mill is the perfect stop to relax by the riverside.
From the stunning Norfolk Coast, to discovering the stories and drama behind magnificent houses. Wander around their gardens or enjoy a walk in the countryside. Don't miss a visit to Blickling, Felbrigg, Oxburgh and Sheringham Park at this time of year.