Further Afield

DAY TRIPS

Being based just outside Cambridge with easy transport links make days trips around Suffolk, Norfolk or Essex especially easy.  There are so many beautiful coastlines, activities and towns to discover all within a 90 minute drive should you want to get out and explore further afield.

1 hour drive

Thetford

Thetford and its lush forest are home to many activities for the whole family. Whether you're looking for a light stroll among the trees or adventurous Go Ape high ropes.

At 18,730 hectares, it’s the largest man made lowland forest with outdoor play areas, cafe and bike rental, all the way to peace of Mildenhall Warren and Lynford Arboretum. The forest is also hosts events such as outdoor cinema and live music for all ages.

1 hour 30 drive

King's Lynn

Brimming with history, Kings Lynn was one of England's most important ports as far back as the 12th century and there still much evidence of it's maritime past to this day.

It is a lively market town with an array of historical buildings and cobbled streets offering many attractions and heritage sites with plenty for day visitors to see and do.  Why not enjoy the maritime trail on foot, around the Fisherfolk Museum and the historic port.

1 hour 35 drive

Norwich

Offering excellent shopping, dining and entertainment, the city of Norwich is not one to be missed.

This city of contrasts is considered one of the best cities to live in the UK and there are an abundance of medieval historical sites and museums to explore. The Norwich Romanesque Cathedral is a magnificent building and there are countless independent shops and restaurants to choose from whilst wandering the cobbled streets. Rich heritage and stunning architecture make Norwich a truly memorable place to visit.

1 hour 20 drive

Maldon

The ancient town of Maldon sits proudly on the top of a steep hill. It has a fascinating and diverse history and a vibrant community feel to it, bringing visitors back time and again.

It’s an architecturally interesting High Street filled with independent shops which attracts both locals and tourists all year round. Follow the hill down to the waterfront to breathe in the salt marshes.