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Helping you find a career in East of England
The East of England has a range of cities and countryside areas. It is the 2nd largest region in the country. The southernmost part lies within a commutable distance to London, which makes it a popular choice for those who want a more rural lifestyle but work in the city.
The region also has some counties and cities with large student populations, like Essex, Peterborough and East Anglia.
The average cost of a house is £343,238 in the East of England. Houses can be quite expensive, especially in the southern part because it's commutable to London.
The average property rental cost in the East of England is £923 pcm. This figure includes expensive areas in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire that are commutable to London. It also includes Cambridge, which is one of the most expensive cities in the UK.
The East of England has some cities and towns that are notorious for wilder nightlife, like Chemlsford and Romford. Peterborough has a strong student community which gives the city a varied music, theatre and clubbing scene.
The region also has the calmer countryside of Bedfordshire that doesn't have much in the way of nightlife, but some areas are within striking distance of London for a night out.
Audley End House and Gardens - This historic Jacobean mansion is near Saffron Walden, Essex, and is considered to be one of the finest period houses in England. The house brings history to life through members of staff in period costume acting in various roles and there are also occasional concerts or events.
Kentwell Hall -This stately home in Suffolk is grand is size and décor. It has its own farm and gardens that visitors can explore. It also frequently hosts historical re-enactments from the Tudor period.
West-Stow Anglo-Saxon Village - This village in Suffolk is a reconstruction of how historians imagine Anglo-Saxon settlements to have been based on extensive research. Event days in the village allow visitors to be transported back through time and see what life would have been like in England for the early Anglo-Saxon settlers.
Norfolk Broads - The Norfolk Broads is Britain's largest protected wetland and used to be a primary mode for transporting goods. Nowadays, the naturally beautiful areas that surround the waterways make it a prime holidaying destination that attracts more than one million visitors per year.
Poppy Line, North Norfolk - This heritage train line runs from Sheringham to Holt, boasting restored train stations in Old-English style and full-sized steam engines. The whole trip is 10.5 miles round and offers picturesque views of the coast and the countryside in a historic setting.
Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary - It's home to Norfolk's leading seal sanctuary, but this aquatic wonderland also has otter sanctuary and penguin enclosure - alongside tropical wildlife exhibits - for a truly mesmerising experience.
Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich - Christchurch Mansion dates to the Tudor period, but has a collection of restored period rooms spanning the Tudor, Georgian and Victorian eras.
Holham Hall, Norfolk - Holham Hall is an incredibly grand, private-owned period building that caters for weddings and once hosted an open air concert for Elton John. It also boasts a nature reserve where you can hire boats and also bikes, so there are plenty of activities. Oh, and there's a beach too!
Pensthorpe Natural Park - Previously voted Norfolk's best tourist attraction, it was formerly home to the BBC's Springwatch. it's a dream location for wildlife enthusiasts and has beautiful postcard-worthy natural areas.
Chilford Hall, Cambridgeshire - Chilford Hall's vineyard and winery is situated near Cambridge and is one of England's oldest established vineyards. It is an excellent day out for those who enjoy wine-tasting, tours and tasty food.
Bickling Estate, Norfolk - The Estate has a long history that dates back to the 15th century and is still kept in pristine condition. It has large woodlands, a lake and awe-inspiring gardens.
Pleasure Beach Great Yarmouth - The collection of rides and games at the Pleasure Beach make it fun for everyone. On top of this, free entry means it attracts more than one million visitors every year and makes it one of England's top free attractions.
Lincoln Cathedral - Lincoln Cathedral is an outstanding example of English medieval gothic architecture. Lincoln Cathedral was the tallest building in the world until the mid-16th century. It's also home to one of the four remaining original copies of the Magna Carta!