Bedfordshire is a great county to visit and enjoy with all the family. Bedfordshire is crammed with wonderful countryside such as the Downs, Chiltern Hills, Greensand Ridge and Marston Vale. Visit delightful towns and villages with great places to eat, drink and shop. You’ll discover beautiful cottages and impressive stately homes, historical stories of national importance and plenty of attractions to keep the kids occupied!
With its exquisite architecture, history and tradition, Cambridge is an inspiring city. It boasts an impressive range of world-renowned museums, stimulating and thought-provoking galleries and historical attractions to make this a must-visit hotspot for any lover of history and culture. Explore the quaint passages set around the historic marketplace and colleges, where a relaxing shopping experience can be enjoyed. Here a blend of independent stores is mingled with high street brands. Dine in the many beautiful cafes, restaurants and pubs. The entertainment scene has something for everyone; catch a student production, live music or comedy at one of the many theatres and venues. Stay overnight in comfort at one of the award-winning hotels, B&B’s and self-catering apartments.
Essex is a real county of contrasts offering a rich diversity of everything that makes Britain great. There is a wonderful collection of old and new. Essex manages to combine modern facilities, fascinating towns and villages and ever-changing coastlines to create the perfect day trip or short break. Boasting a splendour of historic houses to newly created architectural masterpieces, together with vineyards, 350 miles of coastline and affordable accommodation, Essex should be the destination of choice for your next getaway.
Visit Hertfordshire for rambling country estates, orderly garden towns and cathedral cities. Picnic outside revival mansions with forest backdrops, redbrick Jacobean manors with mazes and gothic courts encrusted with gargoyles. Span centuries in St Albans’ Roman amphitheatres and Norman cathedrals. You can come face to face with dragons and ghouls straight from the Harry Potter films and get close to endangered snow leopards at exciting wildlife parks. This home county hasn’t forgotten its shopaholics either, with outlet malls and new towns aplenty.
Norfolk is a great all-year holiday, weekend or short break destination. It is one of the UK’s most exciting counties to visit. The unspoilt coastline, beautiful countryside, Broads National Park, forests, heathland and nature reserves provide hours of adventure. Dotted through the county are picturesque market towns, flint-lined villages and seaside resorts. There is a great variety of outdoor and family attractions, with a number of popular theme parks, historical sights and superb restaurants serving some of the best regional produce. The North Norfolk Coast with its wild, wind-swept beaches is one of its biggest attractions, while the chic city of Norwich offers heritage, culture and shopping.
When you visit Suffolk, you’ll be visiting a county that is perfect for long holidays or short breaks. The Suffolk Coast is one of the UK’s finest landscapes with 40 miles of Heritage Coast set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Under big East Anglian skies discover charming seaside towns, lively resorts and beautiful coastal scenes. Inland you’ll discover quaint towns and villages, full of pretty flint buildings, tearooms and antique stores. Nestled in Suffolk’s picturesque countryside, the towns are home to museums, historic buildings, heritage sites and independent boutiques and restaurants.