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
17th Century Orton Hall Norwich

17th Century Orton Hall
Orton, Cumbria

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All guests have full use of the grounds and the Great Hall, with its grand piano, snooker table, fireplace and spectacular … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

In 1678-81 this clergyman claimed to have knowledge of a 'Popish Plot' to kill Charles II



 Clue

This Day in British History

27 May, 1199

John I crowned at Westminster Abbey

John had already been anointed Duke of Normandy after the death of his brother, Richard I

Monarch Mayhem

Whose heir was lost at sea in the wreck of the 'White Ship'?



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National Trust

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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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Crantock (Self catering)
Trevena, Crantock

Trevena

This ground floor, stone-built, barn conversion cottage in Crantock near Newquay can sleep up to four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Penzance (Self catering)
Hidden House, Penzance

Hidden House

This stunning Georgian house in Penzance can sleep two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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