Norwich Blickling HallThe famous Blickling Hall in Norwich was built in the 17th century as a dwelling, known for being where Anne Boleyn was born. Now owned by the National Trust this popular attraction has both house and gardens that are open for vistitors. Learn and hear the voice from the servants that once worked there or explore the gardens Great Yarmouth Norfolk broads moorings at How HillHow hill is a national and international nature reserve which protecting a wide variety of wetland plant communities, the associated birds, insects and animal species. There are boat rides which you allow you to get close to different species Saffron Walden Audley End HouseAudley End House is one of the largest and finest examples of an 18th century Jacobean mansion house in England. Being reopening in April 2014 to include the up stairs which has until now been out of bounds so visitors will be able to see what life was like up stairs in the mansion, and also see the recreated 1830s nursery suite including the full support of nursemaids and governesses employed for the 3rd Lord Braybrookes 8 children. The manor has stunning gardens that surround the building and is by the River Cam Aldeburgh Aldeburgh Scallop SculptureThe Aldeburgh Scallop Sculpture was created by a lady called Maggi Hambling, it was to celebrate a British composer Benjamin Britten and his music. He lived in and around Aldeburgh spending most of his time at this beach which inspired most of musical creations. The sculpture encourages visitors to sit on it and listen to the waves and take in the views

East Anglia holiday cottages

The beautiful region of East Anglia is located in the south-east of England. It encompasses Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and part of Cambridgeshire. This is one of the flattest areas in the British Isles, and many people have chosen to farm on the vast, arable land over the centuries. The region is dominated by the city of Norwich and the town of Ipswich, but vast swathes of the countryside is left hitherto untouched. Several towns and villages line the area's North Sea coast, tens of thousands of holidaymakers flock to the region in order to take in the incredible sea views on offer.

The world-famous Norfolk Broads is still one of the biggest tourist attractions in the region. This area consists of a series of lakes, rivers and small waterways and it is hugely popular with boating enthusiasts. There are nearly two hundred miles of stunning waterways to enjoy, they include seven different rivers and over sixty smaller tributaries. The picturesque areas of Hickling, Barton and Breydon are great bases from which to explore the Norfolk broads. Whether it's in a self-catering cottage or a quality hotel, visitors will be able to stay in the heart of East Anglia in order to enjoy these vast wildlife habitats at close quarters.

Its vast areas of stunning countryside make this region perfect for large families who like to explore the great outdoors. Children can run free, play and explore, as beautiful rural wilderness is found in abundance. The numerous wildlife centres in the area offer kids of all ages the chance to have fun whilst learning about the animal kingdom. Many of the restaurants and bars in the area are child friendly, so a family lunch in one of the many local pubs can be enjoyed by everyone. Older couples may be looking for a little more relaxation, that can often be found in a beautiful old farm cottage. The chance to soak up the authentic atmosphere of a real working farm is often too much to resist for many awe-struck visitors.

Whether you want to visit the historical sites of Bury St Edmunds or soak up the sea views in Great Yarmouth, there is no shortage of wonderful attractions in East Anglia. Families have a choice of child friendly accommodation and seaside resorts, while mature visitors can retreat to more rural settings. There are countless options to choose from when it comes to accommodation and many of those are pet friendly. So, whether you want to stay in four-star luxury or in a quaint fisherman's cottage, this stunning area of England will not disappoint.

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