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From the Norfolk Broads and aromatic lavender fields to a famous jam factory and one of the world’s most acclaimed universities, the East of England is a feast for the senses.

The counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex are just waiting to be explored…

Go punting on the River Cam

punting on the river cam

Sit back and relax as you enjoy a chauffeured punt down the river. Or even have a go yourself – although it’s not as easy as it looks! Glide past the pleasant meadows at the back of Cambridge University’s historic colleges and the Bridge of Sighs.

Nearest hotel: Quy Mill Hotel & Spa, BW Premier Collection, Cambridge


Have a flutter at Chelmsford City Racecourse

Have a flutter at Chelmsford City

Only opened in 2015, Britain’s newest racecourse offers all-weather racing and is one of only three floodlit courses in the country. Check the form as you pick out your horses and cheer them on to victory.

Nearest hotel: Best Western Atlantic Hotel, Chelmsford


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