Enjoy Great Days out in the East of England


There are many great days out to enjoy in the east of england region, below are a handful of attractions, take a look here for some inspiration on many other great days out!

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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.

Days Out in Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire is a beautiful and historic place. The Orbital Trampoline Park has hundreds of trampolines to navigate if you’re planning a family day out in Bedfordshire, why not also take a look at The Great Whipsnade Railway which is located within the park. For animal adventures you also have Woburn Safari Park and Whipsnade Zoo.

Take a look at some of our favourite days out in Bedfordshire here.

Days Out in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire is a wonderful county in the East of England with lots of history under its belt. The county also has an array of things to do. No day out in Cambridge would be complete without a little punting along the River Cam, a unique way to see the city. There are plenty of guided tours available, checkout Henry Giles experience of Punting in Cambridge here.

Take a look at some of our favourite days out in Cambridgeshire here.

Days Out in Essex

Essex is a place full of things to do where a great day out is not hard to find. Colchester has some great attractions to visit including Colchester Zoo, The Natural History Museum.

Take a look at some of the best days out in Essex here.

Days Out in Hertfordshire

If you’re looking for a reason to visit the beautiful county of Hertfordshire here are some things that you may want to see and do. One of Hertfordshire’s most visited attractions is Warner Bros. Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter, experience what it’s like behind the scenes.

St. Albans in this County is a place proud of its Roman history and has many things to do and explore.

Check out some of the best days out in Hertfordshire here.

Days Out in Leicestershire

There are many great days out in this county and the National Space Centre is one of our favourites, and is the perfect day out for any space fans young or old.

If you have never seen a full sized steam engine, the Great Central railway has two for you to admire. Leicestershire also has some beautiful farm parks such as Stonehurst Family Farm and Manor Farm Park.

Check out some of the best days out in Leicestershire here.

Days Out in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire is a wonderful place to visit and has many great days out.

Sundown Adventureland is a theme park which has been designed for kids aged 10 and below. The park is catered to all weathers too meaning you can enjoy the indoor or outdoor play centres no matter what the weather. You also have Lincoln Castle, Lincoln Ghost Walks, and Lincolnshire Wildlife Park.

Take a look at some of the best days out in Lincolnshire here.

Days Out in Norfolk

Norfolk is popular with tourists and is a great place to visit if you are looking for a day out.

Norwich Cathedral has over 900 years of history and jaw dropping architecture and grounds. Tours of the Cathedral are available as well or you can download their free app to guide you through your visit.

Norwich Castle is also a place not to be missed which has lots of interactive exhibits to keep children entertained.

Norfolk also has many other great days out to choose from that you can check out here.

Days Out in Northamptonshire

You will be spoilt for choice if you are looking for a day out in Northamptonshire.

Abington Park is a great free day out, it’s a beautiful place with two lakes, playgrounds, and open areas perfect for picnics. Close by you can also visit Abington Museum which was once the home to Shakespeare’s granddaughter!

Northamptonshire also hosts a two day classic motor festival in September each year, perfect for fans of motoring, check out our events section here.

For more days out in Northamptonshire check them out here.

Days Out in Suffolk

The county of Suffolk has a wide range of days out. Jimmy’s farm is one of the most popular. The farm owner Jimmy (Jamie Oliver’s close friend) opened the farm in 2004 and has been seen on the BBC with several series.

Suffolk is also home to Chantry Park which is absolutely packed with activities making it perfect for a family day out. The park has not only swings, slides and roundabouts but has trampolines, zip wires too!

In the summer the aqua park is the perfect for keeping active and cool with giant inflatables.

Take a look at some of the best days out in Suffolk here.

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