Days Out / Home and Garden

Historic Houses and Glorious Gardens

Whether it’s meandering round a manor or stepping back in time 

Meander round a medieval barn, wander among works of art and get away from it all in Essex’s inspiring gardens and historic gems.

In the heart of the county, September sees the return of the Chelmsford Heritage Open Days (8th to 11th September) with a host …

August bank holiday
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Top 10 Bank Holiday Events 2016

August Bank holiday events

It’s the last bank holiday of the year, make the most of it with one of these fun events…

25 – 28 Aug, Clacton Air Show & Food and Drink Festival, Essex

Kick start you bank holiday weekend with the Clacton Air Show, taking place 25 -26 August on the seafront and West Greensward. This …

Ely walks
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Exploring Ely

Ely is renowned for its character and charm, but have you ever taken the time to truly explore its beauty? A day trip can often fly by in this Cambridgeshire city so we’ve come up with some tips for making the most of its heritage and attractions.

Guided walks and tours in Ely

There’s no better way …

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48 Hours in Suffolk: Exploring the Waveney Valley

What would you do with 48 hours in Suffolk? If you prefer to spend your weekend breaks hopping between pretty market towns than rushing through a sightseeing check-list in a busy city, then your 48 hours in Suffolk would be well spent in the Waveney Valley.

This tranquil corner of East Anglia is a veritable wildlife …

Days Out / Health

Highball Climbing Centre launches new over 50s club


Highball Climbing Centre, in Norwich, has launched a brand new initiative to inspire people aged over 50 to socialise, whilst experiencing something new.

Silverbacks is a new weekly climbing club on Tuesdays encouraging the older generation to get involved in climbing. Acknowledged as one of the only sports to have ‘life-time participation’, this session is designed …

Days Out / Motoring

Top 5 Classic Car Shows this summer

Classic Car Shows taking place this summer

26 June, Triumph Roadster Club Car Rally, Cricket Pitch Hatfield House, Herts

A wonderful display of British cars built just after the end of the World War II. A collection of the three different models built by Triumph between 1946 and 1954 will be at Hatfield House as their owners clubs …

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Summer time in Suffolk

Summer is here, the sun is shining, and there are lots of fantastic places to go and things to do in Suffolk


We’ve been thinking about how great Suffolk is a place to retreat to when urban living becomes a bit too much. In today’s busy world, more and more people are seeking out the simpler things …

Days Out / Health

National Care Home Open Day

This month sees the return of National Care Home Open Day on 17 June. To celebrate, some of East Anglia’s most sought after care homes are opening their doors and welcoming new visitors…

If you’re considering a care home for yourself or loved one, this month is the perfect opportunity to explore some of the region’s …

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It’s great outdoors in the Lee Valley

Lee Valley Regional Park is a great place to visit for a day out or weekend away – you’ll discover an abundance of picturesque open spaces, wildlife, historic gardens and family friendly destinations. You’re certain to return home with a smile on your face, feeling great from being active in the great outdoors!
Fascinating gardens

Garden lovers will delight in the …

Portrait, Memorial Building verandah
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Telling the stories at Cambridge American Cemetery

When Cambridge was chosen to be the permanent site of the only World War II American Cemetery in Britain the location played an important role. Set on a hillside, partially framed by the ancient Madingley Wood, it looks north across the flat Fenlands of East Anglia, toward Ely Cathedral on the horizon.

Nurse Mary …