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.

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Enter a movie-star house

Enter a movie-star house

The 15th-century Athelhampton House is steeped in history and has enjoyed TV and film fame.

Location: Athelhampton, Dorset

Castles and Historic Properties
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Pick your own at Parkside Farm

Pick your own at Parkside Farm

Blackberries, raspberries, strawberries... time to get picking and fill those baskets at Parkside Farm.

Location: Enfield, London

Low cost
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Eat, drink and be merry at the Newlyn Fish Festival

Eat, drink and be merry at the Newlyn Fish Festival

Celebrate the Cornish fishing community’s hard work and delicious produce at the Newlyn Fish Festival.

Location: Newlyn, Cornwall

Coast
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Admire the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London

Admire the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London

See the stunning Crown Jewels on display at the historic Tower of London, and learn about their profound religious and cultural importance.

Location: Tower Hill, Greater London

Royal
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Experience a taste of country living at Derehams Farm

Experience a taste of country living at Derehams Farm

Derehams Farm is a small working farm with four comfortable self-catering cottages open year round.

Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Price: From £350 per week

Zoos, wildlife and safari parks
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Hit the white water at the National Water Sports Centre

Hit the white water at the National Water Sports Centre

Just 10 minutes from Nottingham's city centre you'll find the National Water Sports Centre, an ideal place to get your heart pumping on water or land!

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Watersports
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Cycle ride around Millington Dale and Warter

Cycle ride around Millington Dale and Warter

Enjoy a day cycling this 17.5 mile (26km) circular cycle route starting from the bustling market town of Pocklington.

Location: Millington, East Riding of Yorkshire

Cycling
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Walk barefoot through The National Forest at CONKERS

Walk barefoot through The National Forest at CONKERS

England’s woodland has always teemed with activity, and you’ll find more than enough at CONKERS.

Location: Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Attractions
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The National Stud

The National Stud

Spot future thoroughbred champions at The National Stud.

Location: Newmarket, Suffolk

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Take a family fun trip to the Beachside

Take a family fun trip to the Beachside

Kick back and relax at the super family friendly Sandbanks hotel - the UK’s only 4* hotel with direct access to a Blue Flag Beach.

Location: Poole, Dorset

Price: From £ 184 per room

Coast
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Family fun for all in the classic, contemporary city of Chester

Family fun for all in the classic, contemporary city of Chester

Treat the family to an exciting short break in Chester, where lack of dull moments mean the kids will be entertained from start to finish.

Location: Chester, Cheshire

Price: From £150

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Discover North Somerset’s history at the Weston-super-Mare Museum

Discover North Somerset’s history at the Weston-super-Mare Museum

Come and explore the exciting history of North Somerset from pre-history to the present day.

Location: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

Price: £3.60 per adult

Museums, galleries and libraries
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Watch the best of independent film at Sundance London festival

Watch the best of independent film at Sundance London festival

Immerse yourself in a line-up of events showcasing the best of independent cinema and musical performances.

Location: London, Greater London

Culture
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Read John Keats' love letters at Keats House

Read John Keats' love letters at Keats House

Read love letters and poems from John Keats to Fanny Brawne in the home where the poet fell in love and wrote some of his finest poetry.

Location: Hampstead, Greater London

Castles and Historic Properties
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Step back in time at the Lytham 1940s Wartime Festival

Step back in time at the Lytham 1940s Wartime Festival

Come and join in the atmosphere and immerse yourself in heritage, entertainment, re-enactment and have-a-go fun.

Location: Lytham Green, Lancashire

Events
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Celebrate English literature at Leicester's Literary Festival

Celebrate English literature at Leicester's Literary Festival

November welcomes Leicester’s annual Literary Festival organised by the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire

November events
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Chedworth Roman Villa

Chedworth Roman Villa

Discover 4th-century Roman England at Chedworth.

Location: Fossebridge, Gloucestershire

Castles and Historic Properties
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Enjoy high-wire and two-wheeled adventure

Enjoy high-wire and two-wheeled adventure

Enjoy adrenaline-fuelled activities for all the family in Moors Valley Country Park in the lovely Dorset countryside.

Location: Ashley Heath, Dorset

Price: From £32 per adult

Extreme Sports
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Enjoy top acts and great grub at the Ramsbottom Festival

Enjoy top acts and great grub at the Ramsbottom Festival

Rammy Fest is the place to head for a festival with impressive headliners, a local flavour and a really friendly atmosphere.

Location: Ramsbottom, Lancashire

Music and nightlife
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Get married in the French-chateau style Portsmouth Museum

Get married in the French-chateau style Portsmouth Museum

With its turrets and landscaped gardens complete with maze, Portsmouth Museum built in 1880 is an idyllic, almost fairytale location for your perfect day.

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire

Wedding celebrations

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