Things to do

The words ‘I’m bored’ aren’t welcome here. Especially when we have heaps of holiday ideas and things to do in England for you discover based on your interests. We’ve got fun-fuelled breaks for families, holidays for flocks of friends, romantic getaways for love birds, city breaks for culture vultures and rural escapes for tree huggers - think of us as your England travel guide. Get filtering to find your perfect holiday in England.

1922 Experience Results

View results as:

loading
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Explore the Secret Valley

Explore the Secret Valley

Rannerdale lies between the smaller lakes of Buttermere and Loweswater, a true hidden gem in a place brimming with atmosphere and local legend.

Location: Buttermere, Cumbria

Walking and hiking
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Experience England at its most glorious

Experience England at its most glorious

Experience England at its most glorious at Goodwood.

Location: Goodwood, Sussex

Countryside pursuits
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Highclere Castle

Highclere Castle

Discover the real Downton Abbey

Location: Newbury, Berkshire

Castles and Historic Properties
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Discover Yorkshire's dramatic winter coast

Discover Yorkshire's dramatic winter coast

Head to Robin Hood’s Bay this winter and discover Yorkshire's dramatic coast in a new way.

Location: Robin Hood’s Bay, North Yorkshire

Coast
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Discover Yorkshire fayre and hospitality at the Shibden Mill Inn

Discover Yorkshire fayre and hospitality at the Shibden Mill Inn

Nestling in the fold of the picturesque Shibden Valley, near Halifax, discover fantastic food and sumptuous accommodation at this 17th century inn.

Location: Halifax, Yorkshire

Eating out
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Enjoy an evening of fine dining at The Peacock at Rowsley

Enjoy an evening of fine dining at The Peacock at Rowsley

After a day of fly-fishing on the River Wye, stop by The Peacock for a beautiful fine dining experience.

Location: Peak District, Derbyshire

Picturesque places
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Taste Tudor fare at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum

Taste Tudor fare at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum

The Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, home to over 50 historic building exhibits, demonstrates how barley and hops are transformed into ale and beer.

Location: Singleton, Nr Chichester, West Sussex

Museums, galleries and libraries
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Take a bike trip with Byways Breaks

Take a bike trip with Byways Breaks

Bespoke cycling holidays in the gentle Shropshire countryside, alongside canals, the meres and mosses and rivers of north Shropshire.

Location: Ellesmere, Shropshire

Cycling
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Wiltshire ale, local produce, fantastic food and much more

Wiltshire ale, local produce, fantastic food and much more

Calling all foodies - enjoy a break at the Three Daggers with boutique accommodation, excellent seasonal food and the promise of a good pint.

Location: Westbury, Wiltshire

Food and Drink
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Portsmouth- alive with literary history

Portsmouth- alive with literary history

Take a romantic break in the birthplace of Dickens and Sherlock. With exhibitions, festivals and readings, it’s a must for any book lovers.

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire

Rural and Coastal Escapes
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Dinner at the Duver

Dinner at the Duver

Looking for a relaxing picnic spot to watch the world go by? Head to the former Victorian golf course at St Helen’s Duver.

Location: St Helens, Isle of Wight

Coast
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Keep it local at the village market

Keep it local at the village market

It’s pretty as a picture in Hovingham, and prettier still on the first Saturday of each month when local growers and artisans set up stall.

Location: Hovingham, North Yorkshire

Food markets
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Drink where the Black Prince once dined at the Maids Head

Drink where the Black Prince once dined at the Maids Head

With its origins as a guest house built by the early Bishops of Norwich, the Maids Head has been welcoming guests for more than 900 years.

Location: Norwich, Norfolk

Pubs and cocktail bars
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Oxford Malmaison

Oxford Malmaison

Chocolate dipped strawberries in a converted prison?

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire

City
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Tuck into artisan baked goods at the Pump Street Bakery

Tuck into artisan baked goods at the Pump Street Bakery

Visit Orford’s award-winning bakery and indulge in homemade breads, perfect pastries and handmade chocolate.

Location: Orford, Suffolk

Regional specialities
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Bushcrafting in the Lake District

Bushcrafting in the Lake District

Literally learning to live off the land.

Location: Lake District, Cumbria

National Parks
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Visit one of the oldest museums in the country

Visit one of the oldest museums in the country

Travel through time and around the world at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery.

Location: Warrington, Cheshire

Museums, galleries and libraries
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Discover the trials and tribulations of Ironstone mining

Discover the trials and tribulations of Ironstone mining

Venture into the Yorkshire mines which saw ironstone extracted for over 90 years by exploring the unique Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum.

Location: Skinningrove, North Yorkshire

Industrial, Maritime And Transport
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Taste Lincolnshire’s best export at the Sausage Festival

Taste Lincolnshire’s best export at the Sausage Festival

Eat your way around this flavoursome festival, celebrating one of the UK’s most distinctive foods.

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Budget
Add to favourites Remove from favourites
A thrilling day at the Chester Races

A thrilling day at the Chester Races

You can’t beat a fantastic day at the races, so get dressed up and pick up your race card for a day of fun and socialising.

Location: Chester, Cheshire

Sporting Events

Filter By:

Close

Customer survey …

VisitEngland would like to invite you to take part in a short survey about our website.

It should take no more than a couple of minutes.

Please click here to be taken to the survey

Close

To add items to favourites …

… you need to be logged in.

If you already have an account, log in.

Or register a new account