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East of England

East Anglia

The East of England includes the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk. Essex has the highest population. The southern part of the region lies in the London commuter belt.

This area was once known as East Anglia and is still generally known as this although the modern East England encompasses a wider area and more counties.

Although mostly low lying the countryside still has some of the prettiest places in England. The county of Norfolk is a very popular destination due to the Broad’s a system of rivers canals and lakes that are popular for boating and fishing.

For the history buff Boadicea the scourge of the Romans was associated with this area in particular the Town of Colchester.

Many famous people hail from this area such as:

Activities in East of England

Arts Centre

Firstsite - Contemporary Visual Arts Centre

House and Gardens

Hatfield House - Where the city ends and the country begins


Fitzwilliam Museum - The Fitzwilliam Museum

Oliver Cromwells House - Museum Dedicated to Oliver Cromwell

Nature Reserve

Wicken Fen - Wicken Fen


Colne Valley Railway - More than just a train ride

World War 2 History

Bletchley Park - Home of British Codebreaking

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