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Historic site attracts a million visitors

An Anglo-Saxon re-enactor at Sutton Hoo Credit: National Trust

More than a million people have been to the Sutton Hoo Anglo-Saxon burial site in Suffolk since the National Trust opened a visitor centre a decade ago.

To mark the achievement managers are planning a weekend of celebratins on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June.

The Sutton Hoo mask Credit: National Trust

The Sutton Hoo Treasure is regarded as Europe's equivalent of Tutankhamen.

Rhododendrons at Sheringham Park attracting visitors

Rhododendrons at Sheringham Park are beginning to flower Credit: ITV Anglia

Hundreds of visitors have been enjoying a floral treat at a National Trust estate in Norfolk.

Sheringham Park was designed by Humphry Repton 200 years ago and is famous for its Rhododendrons which are now beginning to flower.

The National Trust will celebrate the 25th anniversary of taking over the park later this month (May 2012)

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National Trust announces free weekend

National Trust venues across the region are opening their doors for free as part of its 50 things to do before you're 11¾ campaign Credit: ITV Anglia

National Trust venues across the region are opening their doors for free as part of its campaign, 50 things to do before you're 11¾ which aims to encourage children to enjoy outdoor pursuits.

The Trust has published a list of 50 things to do before you're 12, including building a den, skimming a stone, making a mud pie and flying a kite.

Venues across the region will have free entry on April 21 and April 22.

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