Warner Hotels in East Anglia

Corton | Gunton Hall

Home to some of the best-loved tourist attractions

If pristine beaches, impressive nature reserves, wildlife-watching, and historical cities are your pleasure, then East Anglia will surely not disappoint. Some of the best beaches in England can be found in this hidden gem region with traditional seaside experiences and vibrant towns in abundance. The surrounding and modern counties of Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Norwich offer Victorian towns set among the exquisite British seaside. There are plenty of opportunities to soak up East Anglia’s culture including visiting East Anglia Transport Museum, Somerleyton Hall and Gardens, Norwich Cathedral, Dunwich Heath and Beach, Orford Ness National Nature Reserve, and Waveney River Tours. 

Orford Ness National Nature Reserve

59 min drive from Corton, IP21 2NU

It is well worth the drive, take a short boat trip to this wild and remote shingle spit (Europe’s largest) to enjoy quiet walks by the lagoons and spot some truly unique wildlife, including Ness hare (larger than their mainland relatives) and Chinese water deer, escapees from local deer parks.

Waveney River Tours

10 min drive from Gunton, NR33 9JS

Join the friendly crew of Waveney River Tours and explore the ancient marshland landscapes.

Somerleyton Hall and Gardens

9 min drive from Gunton, NR32 5QQ

One of the UK’s finest stately homes, Somerleyton Hall boasts some of the finest gardens in East Anglia, now being reimagined into a series of interconnected ‘rooms’, each garden different from the last. Somerleyton also features a tea room and a gastro-pub.

Opening times are variable please visit their website for the most up-to-date information and ticket prices.

Oulton Broad

10 min drive from Corton, NR33 9JR

Just a mile west of Lowestoft, Oulton Broad offers year-round watersports, family-run cafés, fishing sports, and Nicholas Everitt Park, an Edwardian garden that’s ideal for watching the sailing and powerboat racing (Thursday evenings, Apr–Sep).

Blicking Estate

65 minutes drive from Gunton, NR11 6NF - Free parking

The breathtaking Blicking Jacobean mansion sits at the heart of a magnificent garden and historic park in the beautiful Bure meadows. 

Please visit the Blicking Estate website for the most up to date information and ticket prices.

Opening times are from 10 am until 4 pm.

Thorpeness Meare

54 minutes drive from Gunton, IP16 4NW

The Meare is a boating lake like no other. The lake with its islands and surrounds covers some sixty acres and has over forty acres of water to enjoy.

Opening times are from 15th April from 8:30 am until 5:30 pm.

Carlton Marshes

12 min drive from Corton, NR33 8HU

“A great day out and you can walk for hours” is how our team describe Carlton Marshes, a network of flower-studded marshes that is home to birds of prey, water vole, wildfowl, and an astonishing 28 species of dragonfly. Don’t forget your wellies if it’s been raining.

Norwich Cathedral

46 minute drive from Gunton, NR1 4DH

The imposing Norwich Cathedral has stood for over 900 years as a Christian presence in the heart of Norfolk.

Opening times are from 7:30 am until 6:30 pm, but please visit their website for the most up-to-date information and ticket prices.  

Dunwich Heath and Beach

43 minutes drive from Gunton, IP17 3DJ - Free parking

Tucked away on the Suffolk coast, Dunwich Heath offers you peace and quiet and a true sense of being at one with nature.

Opening times are from 9 am until 4 pm.

East Anglia Transport Museum

17 minutes drive from Corton, NR33 8BL - Free parking

Whether you take a ride on the woodland tramway, experience the silence and comfort of the trolleybus service, or meander lazily on board the narrow-gauge railway, there’s a discovery to be made every minute at the Transport Museum.

Opening times are from 12 pm until 4:30 pm.

Gunton Wood

Walking distance from Gunton, NR32 4LE

You can walk straight from the foot of Gunton Hall’s grounds into this enchanting woodland. With some areas well-maintained and others deliberately left to grow wild, the winding pathways are ideal for a relaxing afternoon wander.

Gunton Warren

Walking distance from Gunton, NR32 4PQ

With grassland, lowland heath and a sandy beach, Gunton Warren is unique in Suffolk as an unspoilt wildlife paradise. Adders and lizards can often be seen basking on WWII pillboxes, while in June the beautiful Green Hairstreak butterfly comes out in force.

Gunton Meadow

Walking distance from Gunton, NR32 4TZ

Gunton Meadow is relatively small but fits a lot into a small space, a rich grassland with perfect ponds for newts and frogs while butterflies and finches flitter above a colourful tapestry of wildflowers.

Lound Lakes

9 min drive from Corton, NR31 9AU

A birdwatcher’s dream, the mixture of woodland, grassland, meadows and open water has created a paradise for wildfowl. Over 140 species of bird have been recorded here over the last 5 years, from migrating visitors to permanent residents, as well as several kinds of bats.

Horsey Gap Beach

30 min drive from Corton, NR29 4EQ

This quiet, uncluttered beach is perfect for a summer walk and is home to a colony of grey seals who can often be seen bobbing around in the bay. Between November and January they come ashore to raise their pups and can be watched from dedicated viewing platforms.

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    Breakfast and dinner

    Delicious breakfasts and three-course dinners featuring tempting classics with either help yourself buffet or waiter service.

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    Choose from dance and fitness classes, spa and wellness, bike rides, archery, quizzes, walking tours and more.

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    Leisure facilities

    Heated pools and a steamy sauna, plus a cinema, games room and other sports facilities at selected locations.

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    Nightly spellbinding performances from vocalists, bands and comics to choreographed and costumed shows.

  • Room treats

    All rooms come with a generously stocked tea tray, plus a selection of toiletries in the bathroom.

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    Friendly service

    Our team are happy to help with anything you need and there's no charge for parking and high-speed Wi-Fi.

  • Free, high-speed wifi

  • Free Parking

  • Adults only

  • Tea and coffee in room

  • Wheelchair accessible

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