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East Anglia Cheat Sheet

TOP 10 AREAS Warner Leisure Hotels Events OF Life begins at Warner East Anglia MAY I. Norfolk & Norwich Festival 6. The Moët & Chandon 1. Ipswich July Festival (Newmarket Festival) Ipswich is known for Its many listed buildings, including the old Custom House which displays the Ipswich coat of arms above its entrance. • Tombland, Norwich NR3 1HE. • 8-24 May. • Popular arts festival with exhibitions, live music and film showings. • July Race Course, Newmarket, suffolk CB8 OXE. The • 9-11 July. • A day at the races - remember to bring binoculars so you catch all of the excitement! Smart dress code. 2. Southwold 3 2. Suffolk Walking Festival Southwold is home to the famous lighthouse which features in the popular children's television show 'Grandpa in my Pocket'. East newmarket.thejockeyclub. • Across suffolk. • 9-31 May. • Guided walks of different lengths around suffolk for varying abilities. the-moet-chandon-july-festival ------ 3. Aldeburgh 7. Latitude Festival while famous • Henham Park, southwold, suffolk. Anglia 2 7 10 for many things, Aldeburgh is notably renowned for the annual Aldeburgh Festival - a classical music festival founded by composer Benjamin Britten. • 16 – 19 July. • 10th anniversary celebration with comedy acts, live bands, cabaret performances and poetry reciting. CHEAT 3. Suffolk Show • Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, Suffolk 4. Bury St. Edmunds No trip to Bury St. Edmunds is complete without a visit to its ruined abbey. There are two surviving medieval gatehouses and a further two churches within the complex. 8. Sandringham Flower Show 2 3 9 IP3 8UH. • 27 - 28 May. • Local food and drink, displays and entertainment, livestock and equine. SHEET sandringham, King's Lynn РЕЗ1 6AZ. • 29 July. • Popular horticultural show with top judges Chris Beardshaw and Alan Mason. Tickets £10 including entry to sandringham Museum, Sandringham Gardens and Sandringham Church. sandringhamflowershow 3 5 1 5. Norwich Norwich became the country's first UNESCO City of Literature in May 2012. JUNE -------- - - 6. King's Lynn Boating BEST KEPT Where to Eat King's Lynn is known for its maritime past – the houses of old merchants can still be found 4. Aldeburgh Festival Secrets HA • snape, five miles from Aldeburgh. • 12 - 28 June. • Founded by Benjamin Britten in 1948. The Guardian describes it along the cobbled lanes. ON THE BROADS 7. Great Yarmouth 1. Minsmere Make the most of the spectacular scenery of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads by hiring a boat. Here are some popular boat hire locatlons: SEPTEMBER as: 'arguably the best musical event in Britain'. online/festival The Great Yamouth This nature reserve is home to fantastic I. Wiveton Farm Café 9. Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival coat of arms features three herring as the town is famous for 'bloated' (cold-smoked) herring. woodland and coastal scenery -you'll likely spot rare birds on your countryside walk. open every day except 25 and 26 December - situated 30 minutes down the A12 from Beccles Boat hire is available by the hour, half day or full day from C.C. Marine in Beccles. These self-drive boats seat up to eight people comfortably and can be hired daily from Easter to October. (Marsh Lane, Wiveton, Holt NR25 7TE) REX ET NOSTRA JURA seasonal menu sourced from local food • snape Maltings, snape, Suffolk IP17 producers. JULY LOwestoft. 8. Thetford Forest 2. Lowestoft Maritime Museum 2. The Lighthouse Restaurant 5. Royal Norfolk Show Find out more: 01502 713 703 • Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, Norwich NR5 OTT. • 1-2 July. • Equine and livestock competitions, show jumping and lots of attractions. 1SR. Head to Thetford Forest where you'll find rare birds such as Goshawk, Woodlark, crossbill and Nightjar. A volunteer-run museum, come along to discover all about the maritime history of LOwestoft. With displays and archive film footage, you can while away an enjoyable few hours. (High Street, Aldeburgh IP15 5AU) Locally produced food; fish from the Aldeburgh beach, duck from Norfolk- based Gressinghams. • 26 - 27 september. • More than 90 Suffolk-based food ----------- Horning 9. Lowestoft Lowestoft is England's most easterly town and the birthplace of Benjamin Britten. Hire a boat from Norfolk Boat Hire in Horning for the day and set sail to explore the Broads. Included in the price are insurance, tuition, fuel and buoyancy aids. Find out more: 079000 954 101 and drink producers; two cookery demonstration 3. No Place Like Home 3. Corton Sands Also known as Gunton Sands, this naturist beach can be found roughly two miles to the north of Lowestoft - great for wind surfing. (High Street, Lowestoft NR32 1XW) stages. ------- ---- Ranked #1 out of 136 restaurants in Wroxham LOwestoft on Trip Advisor. 10. The Broads Discover the sights of the Broads at your own leisure with boat hire from Broads Tours in wroxham. Standard boats 4. Roger Hickman's Restaurant NOVEMBER 4. Lowestoft The Broads have been given National Park status – interestingly enough, the only one in the UK which 10. Southwold Literature With a wide range of blue flag beaches, plenty of shops and restaurants and a lively music scene, Lowestoft is a must-see place on your trip to East Anglia. Ness Point, the UK's most easterly point is found in Lowestoft. can be hired by the hour while day cruisers, electric day boats and wheelchair friendly boats are available on a full day basis. Find out more: 01603 782 207 Festival • St Edmunds Hall, cumberland Road IP18 6Jw. • 5-9 November. • Annual literature festival hosted by ways With words. festivals/southwold-19 (Upper St. Gles Street, Norwich NR2 1AB) houses a city. Winner of the AA ROsette Award for culinary Excellence. Hickling Broad 5. Kesgrave Hall (Kesgrave, Ipswich, suffolk IP5 2PU) Fine dining experience; British fare made from locally produced food. 5. Otter Trust Boat hire is available by the hour, half day and full day from whispering Reeds Boats LTD in Hickling. Find out The Otter Trust is a charity which dedicates its work to reintroducing otters into the wild. Head along to see the otters up close. more: 01692 598 314

East Anglia Cheat Sheet

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