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Here at Sykes we don’t think that East Anglia gets the recognition that it deserves as a holiday destination, after all it’s one of our favourite areas of the country. So in order to try and rectify this we’ve decided to have a look at some of the best days out that you can find there. To showcase the variety of options, we’ve included something for everyone, from the adventure seekers right the way through to the nature lovers. So take a look and see if you can find something for you.
If you’ve got a bit of the adrenaline junkie about you then you could always give a trip to Extreeme Adventure a go. With custom built courses within the beautiful surroundings of Weasenham Woods, you’ll find yourself swinging through the trees in no time. But don’t worry if you’ve not got a head for heights, there is plenty to keep you occupied. For the younger ones there is a great little outdoor play area that should keep them happy, or if you want to try your hand at something a bit different you could always try getting to grips with an off-road segway with the SegRally experience on offer.
Alternatively if you fancy getting to grips with a bit of the region’s history then the Norwich 12 is just the thing for you! A collection of the finest buildings from one of Britain’s most beautiful cities all brought together under one umbrella to give visitors the perfect chance to get a little taster of each. A tour of the Norwich 12 takes participants through the ages with some of the best surviving examples of Norman, Medieval, Georgian, Victorian and modern architecture that you could wish for
One other option open to you is getting a little taste of East Anglia’s fantastic wildlife and countryside. RSPB Minsmere is tucked away within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Natural Beauty and often referenced as one of the UK’s top birdwatching spots, so much so that the reserve is currently home to Springwatch! However, Minsmere doesn’t just cater for the birders out there. Guided walks around the reserve are run all year round, where you can take in some of the stunning scenery or you can pay a visit to the RSPB shop and café to tuck into the best local produce that Suffolk has to offer.
Hopefully you’ll have found that interesting and now can’t wait to book yourself a break in East Anglia. If that’s the case then make sure you have a look at our East Anglia Cottages page so that you can find yourself the perfect holiday home!