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Top Choice Church in Cambridge

King's College Chapel

In a city crammed with showstopping buildings, this is a scene-stealer. Grandiose 16th-century King's College Chapel is one of England’s most extraordinary examples of Gothic architecture. Its inspirational, intrica…
Top Choice College in Cambridge

Trinity College

The largest of Cambridge's colleges, Trinity offers an extraordinary Tudor gateway, an air of supreme elegance and a sweeping Great Court – the largest of its kind in the world. It also boasts the renowned and suita…
Top Choice Cathedral in Ely

Ely Cathedral

Ely Cathedral’s stunning silhouette dominates the whole area; it’s dubbed the 'Ship of the Fens' because it’s so visible across the vast, flat sweeps of land. The early-12th-century nave dazzles with clean, unclutte…
Top Choice Museum in Cambridge

Fitzwilliam Museum

Fondly dubbed 'the Fitz' by locals, this colossal neoclassical pile was one of the first public art museums in Britain, built to house the fabulous treasures that the seventh Viscount Fitzwilliam bequeathed to his o…
Top Choice Museum in Cambridgeshire

Imperial War Museum

At Europe's biggest aviation museum, 200 lovingly preserved vintage aircraft are housed in several enormous hangars. The vast airfield showcases everything from dive bombers to biplanes, Spitfire and Concorde. The a…
Top Choice Historic Building in Around King’s Lynn

Sandringham

Both monarchists and those bemused by the English system will have plenty to mull over here, at the Queen's country estate. It's set in 25 hectares of beautifully landscaped gardens, and wandering around sumptuous r…
Top Choice Historic Building in Saffron Walden

Audley End House & Gardens

Positively palatial in its scale, style and the all-too-apparent ambition of its creator, the first Earl of Suffolk, the fabulous early-Jacobean Audley End House eventually did become a royal palace when it was boug…
Top Choice Seafood in Colchester

Company Shed

Bring your own bread and wine to this seaside shack to tuck into mussels, oysters, prawns, lobster, jellied eels, smoked fish or their signature seafood platter. It's all courtesy of the Howard family, eighth-genera…
Top Choice Modern British in Cambridge

Midsummer House

At the region’s top table, chef Daniel Clifford’s double-Michelin-starred creations are distinguished by depth of flavour and immense technical skill. Savour transformations of pumpkin (into velouté), mackerel (with…
Top Choice Modern British in Lavenham

Great House

Contrasting cultures combine so well at this restaurant: traditional meets modern, East Anglian ingredients meet French cuisine. Dining here could see you eating roasted Norfolk (Gressingham) duck or braised Suffolk…