East Anglia Travel Guide & Heritage Tourism

Historic Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, and Suffolk

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Find historic places to visit and stay in East Anglia. Explore Constable Country - the landscape that inspired one of England's great artists. From the historic cities of Cambridge and Norwick to idyllic Suffolk villages with their picturesque cottages, East Anglia has something for everyone to enjoy.

Major Lake District Historic Attractions
Editor's picks - Top 5 reasons to visit East Anglia
Oliver Cromwell's House, Ely 1. Punting on the River Cam - it's harder than it looks!
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Choral performances at King's College, Cambridge
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The extraordinary octagonal tower at Ely Cathedral
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The stark beauty of the Fens
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Fields of saffron in bloom
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Featured Historic Hotel
Lumley Castle Hotel Bury St Edmunds

Lumley Castle Hotel
Chester le Street, County Durham

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Situated in its own grounds, close to junction 63 on the A1M, overlooking Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground and the river Wear. Lumley Castle dates back over 600 years to the 13th Century. A magnificent monument to a bygone age, now converted into a unique 4 star Hotel. more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

Mary, Queen of Scots was moved here following the failure of the Babington Plot to free her from captivity in 1586



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This Day in British History

19 November, 1789

Thames-Severn Canal opens

The canal included the Sapperton Tunnel, at the time the longest tunnel in England at just over 2 miles

Monarch Mayhem

This king was deposed by his wife, Isabella of France



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National Trust

National Trust membership

National Trust membership

Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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Mevagissey (Self catering)
Valley View, Mevagissey

Valley View

This single-storey apartment is situated two miles from Mevagissey and sleeps two people.
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Launceston (Self catering)
Middle Barn, Launceston

Middle Barn

Sleeping two people in one bedroom, this detached barn conversion is just under a mile from Launceston, set on a wooded hillside.
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