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Audley End House & Gardens [Historic House]

Off London Road, Saffron Walden

Audley End House & Gardens, Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex


Explore One of Britain's Finest Jacobean Mansions English Heritage makes the most of the house's story and its successive owners (including Thomas Audley, Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII, earls, kings and the Neville family in the... more

RHS Garden Hyde Hall [Garden]

Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford

RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Chelmsford, Essex


Explore 360 acres of Incredible Gardens at RHS Garden Hyde Hall RHS Garden Hyde Hall boasts an eclectic range of inspirational horticultural styles from traditional to modern, providing interest and colour, whatever the weather or... more

Copped Hall and Garden [Garden]

Stables Courtyard, Epping

Copped Hall and Garden, Stables Courtyard, Epping, Essex

Copped Hall: This is a garden under restoration with touches of Tudor, Georgian and Victorian. It is a garden of varying levels, lawns, trees and 'garden theatre'. It is a garden to visit repeatedly over the years to follow the restoration. We have a... more

Colne Valley Railway [Attraction / Activity]

Yeldham Road, Halstead

Colne Valley Railway, Yeldham Road, Halstead, Essex

Sample the atmosphere and take a ride on an award winning period country railway. A pretty line, almost a mile long, with relocated station buildings, signal boxes and bridges all lovingly restored and rebuilt. A large and varied collection of... more

Wickham Place Farm [Garden]

Station Road, Wickham Bishops, Witham

Wickham Place Farm, Station Road, Witham, Essex

Wickham Place Farm Garden covers 14 acres including a 2 acre walled garden. Huge climbers, roses and wisterias cascade into wide borders bursting with shrubs, perennials and bulbs. One wisteria covers an entire wall of over 250 ft long, and is at its... more

New Hall Vineyards [Attraction / Activity]

Chelmsford Road, Purleigh, Chelmsford

New Hall Vineyards, Chelmsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex

This 67 hectare English Vineyard is one of the oldest and largest English Wine Producer in the Country and was first established in Essex by the Greenwood family in the village of Purleigh in 1969. The vines grown at New Hall have been planted... more

Waltham Abbey Gardens [Garden]

Abbey View, Waltham Abbey

Waltham Abbey Gardens, Abbey View, Waltham Abbey, Essex


Explore Waltham Abbey Gardens Waltham Abbey Gardens is an award-winning site steeped in history and set in the grounds of the Abbey, the last to be dissolved by Henry VIII and thought to be the site of King Harold’s grave. The... more

Lifehouse Spa & Hotel [Spa]

Frinton Road, Thorpe Le Soken

Lifehouse Spa & Hotel, Frinton Road, Thorpe Le Soken, Essex

Lifehouse is a contemporary award-winning spa hotel nestled in 12 acres of picturesque English Heritage Listed gardens providing the perfect adults-only countryside retreat. Located just over an hour from London by train and close to the pretty... more

Copped Hall Mansion and Gardens [Historic House]

Stables Courtyard, Epping

Copped Hall Mansion and Gardens, Stables Courtyard, Epping, Essex

The mansion at Copped Hall was completed in 1758 as a gentleman's country house. It was, and is, set in excellent landscape and was well known for the quality of its construction. The house was burned out in 1917 (not as War damage).The house was... more

Epping Ongar Railway [Attraction / Activity]

Station Approach, Ongar

Epping Ongar Railway, Station Approach, Ongar, Essex


All aboard the Epping Ongar Railway Epping Ongar railway does a brisk trade in transporting 21st century punters back in time to the era of steam and tea served in proper tea cups. The volunteer-run heritage line operates steam and... more

The Gibberd Garden [Garden]

Marsh Lane, Gilden Way, Harlow

The Gibberd Garden, Marsh Lane, Harlow, Essex

The Gibberd Garden is a highly individual creation of Sir Frederick Gibberd, the master planner of Harlow New Town. It is sited on the side of a small valley, which slopes down to a brook. Occupying some 7 acres, the garden was planned as a series of... more

Chelmsford Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford

Chelmsford Museum, Oaklands Park, Chelmsford, Essex

From Ice Age mammal remains to local family politics, the Chemsford Museum in Essex covers the history of the area is fascinating detail. Learn about King John’s hunting lodge at Writtle, the medieval Dominican Friary at Moulsham, Pleshey Castle,... more

Maison Talbooth [Spa]

Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester

Maison Talbooth, Stratford Road, Colchester, Essex

Prepare to be pampered. That’s the message that comes across loud and clear when you cross the threshold at the spa at Maison Talbooth. Glide through the doors and take your time to adjust into relaxation mode by sinking into the deep comfy sofa,... more

Audley End House & Gardens [Garden]

Off London Road, Saffron Walden

Audley End House & Gardens, Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex


Explore One of Britain's Finest Jacobean Mansions English Heritage makes the most of the house’s story and its successive owners (including Thomas Audley, Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII, earls, kings and the Neville family in the... more

The Beth Chatto Gardens [Garden]

Clacton Road, Elmstead Market, Colchester

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The Beth Chatto Gardens are an example of what you can achieve if you begin with a challenging landscape. These 7.5 acres of beautiful gardens are located 10 minutes' drive from Colchester and are open all year round. Beth herself is an author,... more

Wickham Place Farm [Garden]

Station Road, Wickham Bishops, Witham

Wickham Place Farm, Station Road, Witham, Essex

Wickham Place Farm Garden covers 14 acres including a 2 acre walled garden. Huge climbers, roses and wisterias cascade into wide borders bursting with shrubs, perennials and bulbs. One wisteria covers an entire wall of over 250 ft long, and is at its... more

Colne Valley Railway [Attraction / Activity]

Yeldham Road, Halstead

Colne Valley Railway, Yeldham Road, Halstead, Essex

Sample the atmosphere and take a ride on an award winning period country railway. A pretty line, almost a mile long, with relocated station buildings, signal boxes and bridges all lovingly restored and rebuilt. A large and varied collection of... more

Wyken Hall Gardens [Garden]

Wyken Hall, Stanton, Bury St Edmunds

Wyken Hall Gardens, Wyken Hall, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Wyken Hall Gardens is a romantic 4 acre garden, designed in the last 25 years with a series of `rooms´ wrapped around a cosy pink house, leading into a more natural garden. The knot and herb gardens were designed by Arabella Lennox-Boyd. A formal... more

Southworld Pier [Attraction / Activity]

North Parade, Angel Hill, Southwold

Southworld Pier, North Parade, Southwold, Suffolk

If one picture on a postcard could sum up an idyllic English Seaside destination it would have to be Southwold Pier. Decked out across the sea in the picturesque coastal town of Southwold, this pillared walkway has a magnetic attraction and something... more

The Bressingham Gardens [Garden]

Bressingham, Diss

The Bressingham Gardens, Bressingham, Diss, Norfolk

With 17 acres beautifully planted and laid out, Bressinghan Gardens in Diss, Norfolk, provides plenty of tranquil space to wander around and consider the meaning of life. There are more than 8000 species and cultivars of perennials, grasses, shrubs,... more

Bressingham Steam & Gardens [Attraction / Activity]

Low Road, Bressingham, Diss

Bressingham Steam & Gardens, Low Road, Diss, Norfolk

Don’t tell him your name, Pike! If this catch phrase is making you smirk at the thought of it, you are a Dad’s Army fan and should get yourself to Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens in Norfolk on the double! This family attraction (with 20 acres,... more

New Hall Vineyards [Attraction / Activity]

Chelmsford Road, Purleigh, Chelmsford

New Hall Vineyards, Chelmsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex

This 67 hectare English Vineyard is one of the oldest and largest English Wine Producer in the Country and was first established in Essex by the Greenwood family in the village of Purleigh in 1969. The vines grown at New Hall have been planted... more

Ickworth [Garden]

The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds

Ickworth, The Rotunda, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk


Explore stunning Italianate Gardens and acres of breathtaking Parkland at Ickworth The gardens at Ickworth were designed to reflect the Italianate nature of the remarkable late 18th century house commissioned by Frederick Augustus... more

Ickworth [Historic House]

The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds

Ickworth, The Rotunda, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk


Explore the architectural marvel of Ickworth House Ickworth House was created by the eccentric Earl of Bristol, with its central rotunda and curved corridors, to house his superb collection of paintings by Titian, Gainsborough,... more

RHS Garden Hyde Hall [Garden]

Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford

RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Chelmsford, Essex


Explore 360 acres of Incredible Gardens at RHS Garden Hyde Hall RHS Garden Hyde Hall boasts an eclectic range of inspirational horticultural styles from traditional to modern, providing interest and colour, whatever the weather or... more

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village [Museum / Art Gallery]

The Visitor Centre, Icklingham Road, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, The Visitor Centre, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village is the site of an Anglo-Saxon settlement occupied 420-650AD. Today there is a unique reconstructed Anglo-Saxon Village built on the original settlement site, giving visitors the opportunity to touch and experience... more

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village [Attraction / Activity]

The Visitor Centre, Icklingham Road, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, The Visitor Centre, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village is the site of an Anglo-Saxon settlement occupied 420-650AD. Today there is a unique reconstructed Anglo-Saxon Village built on the original settlement site, giving visitors the opportunity to touch and experience... more

Chelmsford Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford

Chelmsford Museum, Oaklands Park, Chelmsford, Essex

From Ice Age mammal remains to local family politics, the Chemsford Museum in Essex covers the history of the area is fascinating detail. Learn about King John’s hunting lodge at Writtle, the medieval Dominican Friary at Moulsham, Pleshey Castle,... more

Flempton Golf Club [Golf Course]

The Bothy, Cavenham, Bury St Edmunds

Flempton Golf Club, The Bothy, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Flempton Golf Club, established in 1895, is a hidden gem amongst the Suffolk countryside. A 9 hole course, laid out in a distinctive cloverleaf layout, runs alongside Lackford Lake Nature Reserve. This classic inland links golf course runs through... more

North Foreland Golf Club [Golf Course]

The Clubhouse, Convent Road, Broadstairs

North Foreland Golf Club, The Clubhouse, Broadstairs, Kent

North Foreland has views of the sea from every tee and every green. A free running chalk-based course, it's playable all year round course and at 6,436 yards there is mix of short and tough par 4 holes. On the front nine, holes three and four are... more

Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Building [Museum / Art Gallery]

The Airfield, Manston Road, Ramsgate

Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Building, The Airfield, Ramsgate, Surrey

The Memorial Building houses wartime Spitfire & Hurricane fighter aircraft together with an ever expanding display of original and emotive memorabilia from the 1939-1945 war periods. Battle of Britain Tapestry. ´Dambusters´ and ´Channel Dash´... more

Somerleyton Estate Office [Garden]

Manor Barn, Herringfleet Road

Somerleyton Estate Office, Manor Barn

An early Victorian stately home, built on the site of a Jacobean Mansion. The hall features fine furnishings, paintings, ornate stonework, carved wood panelling and fine state room. The gardens are renowned for their splendid specimen trees, and... more

National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art [Museum / Art Gallery]

Palace Street, Newmarket

National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art, Palace Street, Newmarket, Suffolk

On 3rd November 2016 Her Majesty the Queen opened the new National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art. Situated in the remaining elements of Charles II’s sporting palace and stables it spans five acres in the heart of Newmarket and... more

The Jockey Club Rooms [Historic House]

Newmarket

The Jockey Club Rooms, Newmarket, Suffolk

The Spiritual Home of British Horseracing The Jockey Club Rooms remains first and foremost a private members' club, as it has done since the 18th Century. Today, outside of members-only periods The Jockey Club Rooms is a stunning venue and... more

Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club [Golf Course]

Golf Links Road, Worlington, Bury St Edmunds

Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Royal Worlington has often been called the best nine hole course in the world and it does have some great holes. After an opening par five, there's a tricky, long par three of 220 yards and the third is one of best short par fours anywhere. The par... more

Newmarket Racecourses [Attraction / Activity]

Westfield House, The Links, Newmarket

Newmarket Racecourses, Westfield House, Newmarket, Suffolk

Newmarket’s two magical racecourses, The Rowley Mile and The July Course, together form a great venue in the East of England. But not only are they used for the exhilarating excitement of world class flat racing but you will also find pulsating music... more

Chilford Hall Vineyard [Attraction / Activity]

Balsham Road, Linton

Chilford Hall Vineyard, Balsham Road, Linton, Cambridgeshire

Chilford Vineyard cover 18 acres and the first vines were planted in 1972. The internationally famous Chilford Hall Vineyard, originally laid out in 1972 with further planting between 1974 and 1976, currently has 18 acres in production.... more

Park Farm Hotel [Spa]

Hethersett, Norwich

Park Farm Hotel, Hethersett, Norwich, Norfolk

Sweep through the elegant pillared entrance at Park Farm Hotel, set in 200 acres of sprawling parkland, and feel your cares slip away. Inside this regal looking Georgian country house you’ll find Imagine Spa, a sensory escape for mind and body. At... more

Audley End House & Gardens [Historic House]

Off London Road, Saffron Walden

Audley End House & Gardens, Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex


Explore One of Britain's Finest Jacobean Mansions English Heritage makes the most of the house's story and its successive owners (including Thomas Audley, Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII, earls, kings and the Neville family in the... more

Audley End House & Gardens [Garden]

Off London Road, Saffron Walden

Audley End House & Gardens, Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex


Explore One of Britain's Finest Jacobean Mansions English Heritage makes the most of the house’s story and its successive owners (including Thomas Audley, Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII, earls, kings and the Neville family in the... more

Prince's Golf Club [Golf Course]

Sandwich Bay, Sandwich

Prince's Golf Club, Sandwich Bay, Sandwich, Kent

Gene Sarazen won the Open in 1932 at Princes offering spectacular links golf in the Kent links belt with panoramic views across the course and Pegwell Bay dating from 1906. Operated as three nines, linked by a clubhouse constructed in 1995. The... more

TOR Spa Retreat [Spa]

Wickham Lane, Ickham, Canterbury

TOR Spa Retreat, Wickham Lane, Canterbury, Kent

At Tor Spa, occupying a serene spot in Kent overlooking a lake and pretty garden, is a holistic retreat where east meets west. The team specialises in ayurveda, an ancient Indian wellbeing philosophy that’s gained a huge fanbase who believe its... more

The Secret Gardens of Sandwich [Garden]

The Salutation, Knightrider Street, Sandwich

The Secret Gardens of Sandwich, The Salutation, Sandwich, Kent

The Secret Gardens of Sandwich are perhaps the finest example of a Lutyens-Jeckyll designed garden in the whole of the UK. Since opening in 2007, the gardens have won the hearts of visitors across Kent who have admired the resplendent Long Border,... more

The Royal St George's Golf Club [Golf Course]

Sandwich

The Royal St George's Golf Club, Sandwich, Kent

Royal St George's is one of the historic venues, an Open course, amid a stretch of rich Kent coastal golfing land, full of atmosphere and tradition without being stuffy. Sandhills, pot bunkers, lightning, invariably true and large greens and the wind... more

Mount Ephraim Gardens [Garden]

Staplestreet, Hernhill, Faversham

Mount Ephraim Gardens, Staplestreet, Faversham, Kent

Located in the heart of the Kent countryside lies Mount Ephraim, a beautiful family-owned estate with 10 acres of traditional gardens. Our topiary garden, rock and water garden, arboretum and rose garden combine to create a charming experience – a... more

Norfolk Broads [Attraction / Activity]

Broads Authority, Yare House, 62/64 Thorpe Road, Norwich

Norfolk Broads, Broads Authority, Norwich, Norfolk


Visit the Norfolk Broads The Norfolk and Suffolk Broads is a unique area of water, grazing marshes, fen and woodland, and home to some of the rarest plants and creatures in the UK. It is Britain´s largest protected wetland, having... more

Beaney House of Art & Knowledge [Museum / Art Gallery]

18 High Street, Canterbury

Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, 18 High Street, Canterbury, Kent

From ancient Egyptian artefacts to objects from history originating in the east Kent area, the Beaney House of Art & Knowledge in the heart of the city of Canterbury is stuffed with wonderful exhibits. Archaeologists have been exploring the... more

Canterbury Cathedral [Attraction / Activity]

Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury

Canterbury Cathedral, Cathedral House, Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury Cathedral, located in the heart of Canterbury, has a tradition of visitor welcome that reaches back to the days of medieval pilgrimage. Wander around at leisure to marvel at the medieval stained glass windows, soaring fan vaulting of... more

Canterbury Heritage Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Stour Street, Canterbury

Canterbury Heritage Museum, Stour Street, Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury Heritage Museum is one of those museums which really know how to engage all their visitors, from toddlers to pensioners. Set in a former medieval hospital for poor, sick and retired priests, the building itself which dates back to 1373) is... more

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Shirehall, Norwich, Norfolk

There probably isn’t a more child-friendly castle in Britain than Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery so if you’ve kids to consider when planning a day out, this one’s a cracker. Built by the Normans as a royal palace some 900 years ago, this grand... more

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