Days Out in the East Of England

Framlinghamd Castle

From ‘secret’ gardens, ideal for walks, to some of England's grandest stately homes, the East of England is packed with top properties and days out this season.

We have now switched to our summer opening hours, meaning that there is even more time for you to enjoy our properties and events on your visit. Please check opening times before you travel.

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Audley End House and Gardens
Audley End House and Gardens

Essex

One of England's finest country houses, Audley End is also a mansion with a difference. Enjoy a great day out.

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Wrest Park
Wrest Park

Bedfordshire

Visit this Bedfordshire visitor attraction, one of the most magnificent gardens in England yet one of the least well known.

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Framlingham Castle
Framlingham Castle

Suffolk

Framlingham Castle is a magnificent 12th century fortress with a long and colourful past which makes a fascinating family day out in Suffolk.

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Orford Castle
Orford Castle

Suffolk

Discover one of England’s most complete and unusual keeps at this fascinating visitor attraction in Suffolk.

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Castle Acre: Castle Acre Priory
Castle Acre: Castle Acre Priory

Norfolk

This important Norfolk visitor attraction is one of the largest and best preserved monastic sites in England dating back to 1090.

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Castle Rising Castle
Castle Rising Castle

Norfolk

One of the largest, best preserved and most lavishly decorated keeps in England, surrounded by 20 acres of mighty earthworks.

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Events : East of England

St George's Festival
Venue: Wrest Park, Bedfordshire
Date: Sat 26 & Sun 27 Apr 2014

Witness the ultimate showdown as gallant St George takes on his arch nemesis in England’s most legendary battle.

May Day Festival
Venue: Audley End House and Gardens, Essex
Date: Sat 03 - Early May Bank Holiday Mon 05 May 2014

Roll up, roll up! Join us as we celebrate the arrival of Spring at this grand Victorian day out. Budding May Queens bring your posies and ribbons and dance the day away.

Georgian Games Galore!
Venue: Wrest Park, Bedfordshire
Date: Sat 03 - Early May Bank Holiday Mon 05 May 2014

From battledores to shuttlecocks, play like a Georgian as you step back in time this May bank holiday weekend.

Knights Tournament
Venue: Framlingham Castle, Suffolk
Date: Sun 04 & Early May Bank Holiday Mon 05 May 2014

Marvel at our noble knights as they take on the ultimate medieval tournament. Swords will be wielded, archery skills tested and helmets battered. Soak up the sights and sounds of medieval encampments and laugh out loud at our silly jester.

Gun Fire with the Garrison
Venue: Tilbury Fort, Essex
Date: Sun 4 - Mon 5 May 2014

Take cover as the 124th Regiment wheel out the cannons and turn the clocks back to World War II at Tilbury Fort.

Life Above and Below Stairs at Audley End
Venue: Audley End House and Gardens, Essex
Date: Sat 10 & Sun 11 May 2014

Put on your apron and get your riding crop at the ready to join us at Audley End as it’s brought to life this weekend.

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