East England

Travel destination guides for the East of England, located close to London and the south east and the Midlands. Located in the eastern area of England, the area is sometimes referred to quiet and tranquil in the absence of very large cities, the region has a lower profile among visitors than some other regions of the UK. The region offers visitors plenty of places away from the crowds with a range of attractions and places of interest. The area includes the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, Norfolk and Sussex. Learn more about the East of England, local history, heritage, local attractions and entertainment.

Learn more about the various counties and areas in the East of England region with our compact guides outlining local regional highlights, attractions & places of interest for visitors. The guides include information on local tourist information centres, local facts & figures, travel & transport, local maps & search, travel related videos & useful travel information & tips for travellers. The region has a mix of landscapes from cities including the historic city of Cambridge and Norwich in Norfolk offering a choice of city attractions, dining and entertainment facilities to smaller towns and villages in more rural locations located in the countryside. The region includes the coastline on England’s east coast with seaside resorts including Southend-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

Notable attractions in the East of England include Cambridge and its city attractions including Fitzwilliam Museum, Primavera, University Museum of Zoology, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and Trinity College at the University of Cambridge. Other attractions include the Norfolk Broads, east coast seaside resorts, Ely Cathedral, Peterborough Cathedral, Oliver Cromwell's House, Elton Hall, Imperial War Museum Buford, Strumpshaw Fen, Sandringham, Framlingham Castle, Audley End House, Colchester zoo and Colchester Castle.

East of England Quick Facts:

Population: 5,847,000 million

Area total: 19,120 sq km

Major Cities & Towns: Cambridge, Ely, Norwich, Chelmsford, Colchester, Basildon, Southend-on-Sea, Peterborough, Hemel Hempstead, Watford, St Albans, Bedford, Luton

Major Airports: London Stansted and London Southend Airports.

East Anglia Travel Guide

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Norfolk Broads Travel Guide

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Cambridgeshire Travel Guide

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Bedfordshire Travel Guide

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Suffolk Travel Guide

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Norfolk Travel Guide

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