Start in the famous University city of Cambridge, noted for its historic colleges, museums..Suffolk Information
Suffolk, a county of wide open skies, outstanding coastline, rolling rural countryside and a range..Norfolk Information
Start in the fine city of Norwich, with its historic buildings, cathedral, castle, great shopping..Essex Information
Start at Britain´s oldest recorded town, Colchester, home to a superb Norman castle keep, Roman..Bedfordshire Information
Start in the county town of Bedford, noted for its fine river setting and connections to the..Hertfordshire Information
Start in St. Albans, which has been shaped by over 2,000 years of history, from Roman Verulamium to..
Just to the north of London, the region known as East of England is made up of Norfolk and Suffolk, Bedfodshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex and Hertfordshire. The region covers over 11,000 square kilometres and takes in some of Englands most well known cities including Cambridge, Norwich and also Britain's oldest recorded town, Colchester. There are literally hundreds of historic market towns to enjoy a spot of shopping, chat with the locals or enjoy an ale in the local pub. Tiny villages complete with thatched cottages, ponds and maypoles are also pentyful if you want to enjoy some quiet time.
The landscape is varied and beautiful, over 400 kilometres of coastline, farmlands, forests and waterways. Visit "The Wash" in Norfolk, Englands largest estuary or the famous red and white striped cliffs near Old Hunstanton. Along the Essex coast are some beautiful stretches of beach, complimented by lovely rivers and creeks and unspoilt salt marshes, it is a haven for sailing and coastal getaways.
The amazing Epping Forest can be found in East England, 6000 acres of publicly accessible forest stretching from East London to Epping. The Brecks is an unique mix of forest heath and farmland which covers nearly 1000 square kilometres of Norfolk and Suffolk and is an area of tranquil forests and fragile heathlands, it has been praised as one of the great natural areas of Britain.
East England also has some remarkable inland waterways, there are some 200 kilometres of navigable waterways linking numerous wetland areas of outstanding beauty. "The Broads" are vast shallow lakes created by peat digging that was carried out hundreds of years ago, and today form part a unique and beautiful landscape of waterways alive with wildlife.
These are just a few of the sites that can be found in East England.
Cambridge - an inspirational city Learn everything about Cambridge from its historic landmarks like..Epping Information
Founded in the 13th centuryby the canons of Waltham Abbey, Epping is set on the old coaching route..St Albans Information
Take time to enjoy St Albans, a city with a wealth of remarkable heritage from over 2000 years of..See all locations in East of England
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