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.

Snowdrops in the foreground, with the house behind

Top spots for snowdrops in the East of England 

A cheerful sight on a woodland walk, riverside ramble or garden stroll, snowdrops are a welcome sign that spring will soon be on its way. We’ve chosen some of the best places to see them in the East of England.

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

Top 10 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.

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.

Try something new