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

Life Above and Below Stairs at Audley End
Venue: Audley End House and Gardens, Essex
Date: Sat 20 & Sun 21 Sep 2014

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

Apple Festival
Venue: Audley End House and Gardens, Essex
Date: Sat 27 & Sun 28 Sep 2014

Celebrate all things apple at Audley End. From bobbing and weaving to trapping and tasting, apples have never been so appetising!

Placing the Displaced: The Architectual Study Collection at Wrest Park
Venue: Wrest Park, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire
Date: Tue 30 Sep

Join curator Charlotte Newman in the Wrest Park Collection Store as we take a look at the lost buildings of London and place the displaced through objects in the Architectural Study Collection.

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

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

Great British Pony Parade
Venue: Audley End House and Gardens, Essex
Date: Sunday 12 October

Join resident pony Robbie and his friends for a gallopingly-good day out at Audley End!

Gothic Falconry
Venue: Audley End House and Gardens, Essex
Date: Sat 25 & Sun 26 Oct

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

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