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!
2.
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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Durham Castle Great Yarmouth

Durham Castle
Durham, County Durham

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Durham Castle offers affordable university style student accommodation, which is suited to the budget traveller, looking for a unique place to stay. This 11th century castle is part of a World Heritage Site and has an excellent central location adjacent to Durham Cathedral.Our rooms are simply furnished, with a limited … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This Saxon leader resisted the Norman invasion from a base in the fens near present-day Ely



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This Day in British History

20 September, 1066

Battle of Fulford near York

Harald Hardrada of Norway and Earl Tostig defeat Northumbrians under the earls Morcar and Edwin

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch put down the 1715 Jacobite Rising of James Stewart, The Old Pretender



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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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Looe (Self catering)
Cottage: HCSVFOX, Looe

FCH1921

6 OF 8 COURTYARD COTTAGES SET WITHIN 55 ACRES OF ROLLING COUNTRYSIDE WITH MAGNIFICENT SEA VIEWS AND ONLY 1.5 MILES FROM LOOE

Set within 55 acres of rolling Cornish countryside, well …
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Lanreath (Self catering)
The Hayloft, Lanreath

The Hayloft

At Trecan our four Cornish stone cottages, each with their own distinct individual features are set amidst beautiful rolling countryside and provide excellent accommodation for the perfect peaceful relaxing …
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