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Reasons to be Cheerful: Part 10

Your London Tours wants to encourage you to spend your vacation in the UK. But what can the UK offer that other countries can’t? In the latest instament of a blog series, we continue to list our all-time favourite places that can be visited in the UK.

Welcome Back to Britain. This month, Eastern England.


5 reasons to visit Lincolnshire:

  • Lincoln Cathedral: built 1190s. Home of the famous Imp.
  • Woolsthorpe Manor: Isaac Newton’s birthplace, complete with apple tree.
  • Elite Fish & Chips, Ruskington: the best fish supper in Lincolnshire.
  • Bell Inn, Stilton: historic coaching inn on the old A1 road. Try the cheese!
  • Burghley House: largest, and arguably the grandest Elizabethan stately home.


5 reasons to visit Suffolk:

  • Bury St Edmunds: Historic town and burial place of Anglo-Saxon King Edmund.
  • Dedham: John Constable’s town and location of his famous Haywain painting.
  • Holy Trinity (Long Melford): Splendid church paid for with Suffolk wool money.
  • Lavenham: Medieval-style village and favoured movie location.
  • Sudbury: Home of 18th century British portrait artist Thomas Gainsborough.


5 reasons to visit Norfolk

  • Norwich: fine medieval city centre. Built its wealth on the mustard trade.
  • Cromer: holiday destination famous for seafood, especially its sweet crab meat.
  • King’s Lynn: in medieval times a member of the Hanseatic league of trade guilds.
  • Thuxton: centre of Norfolk’s turkey trade, especially the distinctive Norfolk Black.
  • The Wash: where the sea invades the land – but is there a sunken treasure?.


Your London Tours chief administrator Jo Bull said: “We cannot force anyone to spend their vacation in the UK, but we can entice them with these recommendations. We hope they will take them into account when making Your London Tours their first port of call for a trip to remember.”