Despite the on-going pandemic and a chill in the air, you can’t beat that autumn feeling in the South and East of England
Top picks for autumn country walks, parks and heritage sites
Relive childhood memories with the family and hunt for shiny brown conkers. The region’s parks are your best bet for finding them.
Checkout a stately home, castle or medieval woodland for a some of the region’s history.
Kent – Leeds Castle
Essex – Hedingham Castle
Oxfordshire – Oxford Castle & Prison
Top picks for Bird Watching
Or take a walk along the River Lee in Stanstead Abbotts, Hertfordshire at the RSPB Rye Meads Nature Reserve and try to spot as many species of bird as possible.
Top picks for Wildlife Tours and Safaris
If you fancy a walk on the wild side then checkout Thrigby Hall based in Great Yarmouth, sanctuary to endangered jungle acts, primates and pandas!
Alternatively, you can’t beat a seal trip from Morston Quay and Blakeney, Norfolk . You might also be able to spot the seals basking on the beach at Horsey during winter months!
Suffolk and Norfolk are blessed with fantastic waterways. Tours and boat hire are a great way to see the best of the Norfolk Broads. Dogs are often welcome aboard too! Checkout some of the most exciting ways to tour these waterways!
Top picks for Ghost Tours
Apparently the East of England is home to some of the most haunted locations in the UK. Anne Boleyn is Blickling Hall’s resident ghost, while Oliver Cromwell reportedly appears in Ely. Visit Oxford Castle & Prison. Or book a ghost tour where you’ll walk cobbled streets with a guide and get to grips with harrowing tales of death and murder.
Top picks for Punting Tours
There is no better way to experience Cambridge and all the colleges then with a punting tour on the River Cam, available all year round with blankets to keep you warm. Scudamores Punting, Cambridgeshire offer a variety of packages. eventswhatson.com have been lucky enough to personally experience a tour with Rutherford’s Punting Cambridge, do check it out here.