East Anglia, Land of the Iceni Historic Houses & Ancient Sites

A directory of things to do & see around Norwich & East Anglia.


Dragon Hall
Disguised for hundreds of years as a row of medieval houses, it can now be seen again as a magnificent merchant's hall.
Location: King Street, Norwich
Phone: 01603 663922
Web Site: www.dragonhall.org
Central Norwich Map Ref: D5
East Anglia Map Ref: E2

Cockley Cley Iceni Village
Reconstruction of Iceni village and Museum of carriages & agricultural implements.
Location: Cockley Cley. 3 miles SW of Swaffham off the A1065
Phone: 01760 721339
Web Site: www.icenivillage.com
East Anglia Map Ref: C3

Venta Icenorum
Remains of the town the Romans built after defeating Boudicca. There are no facilities on the site, but notice boards describe the scene.
Location: 3 miles S of Norwich on the Stoke Holy Cross Road.
Outer Norwich Map Ref: D6
East Anglia Map Ref: E3

Castle Rising Castle
A large ornate rectangular keep built c1140 by William Albini within massive earthworks.
Location: Castle Rising. 4 miles NE of Kings Lynn off the A149
Web Link: www.english-heritage.org.uk
East Anglia Map Ref: B1

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village
Reconstruction of Anglo-Saxon village and Museum.
Location: West Stow. 6 miles NE of Bury St Edmunds off the A1101
Phone: 01284 728718
Web Site: www.stedmundsbury.gov.uk/weststow.htm
East Anglia Map Ref: C4

Kentwell Hall
A moated redbrick Tudor mansion. Special events during year.
Location: Long Melford. 4 miles N of Sudbury off the A134
Phone: 01787 310207
Web Site: www.kentwell.co.uk
East Anglia Map Ref: C5

Blickling Hall
A spectacular Jacobean house and gardens.
Location: Blickling 12 miles N of Norwich on the B1354 (off the A140 at Aylsham)
Phone: 01263 733084
Web Site: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/places/blickling/
East Anglia Map Ref: E2

Orford Castle
A unique 12th century polygonal castle keep built by Henry II.
Location: Orford. On the B1084. 20 miles NE of Ipswich
Phone: 01394 450472
Web Link: www.english-heritage.org.uk
East Anglia Map Ref: F5

Houghton Hall
Built in the 18th century by Sir Robert Walpole.
Location: Houghton. 12 miles NE of Kings Lynn off the A148
Phone: 01485 528569
Web Site: www.houghtonhall.com
East Anglia Map Ref: C1

Somerleyton Hall & Gardens
Victorian stately home, Yew maze, and Gardens.
Location: Somerleyton. 5 miles NE of Lowestoft off the B1074
Phone: 01502 730224
Web Site: www.somerleyton.co.uk
East Anglia Map Ref: F3


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Last Updated: 11 November 2004


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