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

Experience a real life period drama as you explore life above and below stairs at Audley End House and Gardens.

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Wrest Park
Wrest Park

Bedfordshire

Explore the evolution of the English garden and take a stroll through three centuries of landscape design at Wrest Park.

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Framlingham Castle
Framlingham Castle

Suffolk

Once a fearsome fortress, muster your courage and explore Framlingham Castle's towering walls, once home to Mary Tudor.

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Orford Castle
Orford Castle

Suffolk

Discover one of England’s most complete and unusual keeps as you explore every nook and cranny of this 12th century military stronghold.

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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

A Tour of Norfolk's Gems with Dr Simon Thurley
Venue: Castle Acre, Norfolk, Norfolk
Date: Thu 4 Sep

Join Chief Executive Dr Simon Thurley for an exclusive guided tour of Norfolk's historic gems, including Castle Acre Priory, Castle Rising and Clifton House, Dr Thurley's family home.

Life Above and Below Stairs at Audley End
Venue: Audley End House and Gardens, Essex
Date: Sat 06 & Sun 07 Sep 2014

Put on your apron and get your riding crop at the ready as Audley End is brought to life this weekend.

Capturing History Photography Workshop
Venue: Audeley End House, Essex, Essex
Date: Tue 9 Sep

A great day of photography at the stunning Audley End House and Gardens, including workshops designed to improve your skills using heritage sites as a subject matter.

Life Above and Below Stairs at Audley End
Venue: Audley End House and Gardens, Essex
Date: Sat 13 & Sun 14 Sep 2014

Put on your apron and get your riding crop at the ready as Audley End is brought to life this weekend.

Medieval Falconry
Venue: Castle Acre: Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk
Date: Sat 13 & Sun 14 Sep 2014

Witness graceful hawks, elegant owls and fearsome falcons in flight as our expert falconers demonstrate the art of training, exercising and hunting with birds.

Classic Cars
Venue: Audley End House and Gardens, Essex
Date: Sun 14 Sept

Rev your engines and head to Audley End to see a charming collection of classic cars on display.

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