Winter in the East of England

There's something really rather magical about winter. So wrap up warm and enjoy the frosty landscapes on one of our winter walks, try something new or step inside our places, which are opening their doors earlier than ever before in 2018.

A couple of ladies enjoying a drink in the garden

New Year’s resolutions in the East of England 

The problem with New Year’s resolutions is that we often mean well, but can't stick to them. So here's some ideas just to get you through January.

Opening their doors this winter
View down low of the gravel path leading up to Blickling

Places to visit during the winter in the East of England 

This winter we're opening more of our houses than ever before, with exhibitions, behind the scenes access, talks and tours. Step inside and discover their fascinating stories and meet the teams, as they go about their conservation work to care for them.

A little winter inspiration
A view of the River Stour in winter

Top 12 winter walks in the East of England 

Join us for a walk this winter and enjoy landscapes at their seasonal best. It’s the perfect time to wrap up warm, throw on some wellies and escape on an invigorating walk with friends and family. We'll even have a hot drink and slice of cake waiting for you at the end.

The Winter Walk in February at Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire

Winter gardens in the East of England 

Embrace the season with a refreshing walk in a frosty winter garden. Discover bright winter berries and late-flowering shrubs then cosy up in one of our tea-rooms with some delicious winter warmers.

a white seal pup sits on shingle with the blue sky behind

Winter wildlife in the East of England 

It may sometimes appear that there's little wildlife to see during the winter months, but in fact there's plenty to see when you know where to look.

Try something new