There are many great days out to enjoy in the East of England region, you will be spoilt for choice. Take a look at some of our favourite days out in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, and Suffolk.
Northamptonshire also hosts a two day classic motor festival in September each year, perfect for fans of motoring, check out our events section here.
The South East of England has some lovely national parks and a number of internationally known places of interest, such as HMS Victory in Portsmouth, Cliveden in Buckinghamshire, RHS Wisley in Surrey, Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, 11th-century Windsor Castle in Berkshire, Brighton Pier and Hammerwood Park in East Sussex, and Wakehurst Place in West Sussex.
Kent, with its stunning Leeds Castle and Canterbury Cathedral deserves its title of the Garden of England and the National Trust protects some of the best stretches of countryside and many fine houses and outstanding gardens including the enchanting Bodiam Castle, Petworth House and Park, Polesden Lacey on the North Downs and Chartwell, family home of Sir Winston Churchill, the Trust also owns several glorious gardens including Nymans Garden, Sheffield Park Garden and Sissinghurst Castle Garden.
The South East of England is also the third largest region, and host to a variety of sporting events, including the annual Henley Royal Regatta, Royal Ascot and the Epsom Derby, and sporting venues include Wentworth Golf Club and Brands Hatch.
Take a look at some great days out in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Sussex, Hampshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, and Surrey.
If you can’t fit it all into one day, why not check out the best places of where to stay in the region here.
You could even take a self-guided tour with “Curious About” here.
Stay safe. Coronavirus advice is being updated regularly. Despite the lockdowns, please enjoy browsing our site for What’s On and What’s On when lockdown restrictions ease. Please check details directly with venues and event organisers before booking and setting out.