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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Enjoy an A-list facial at Sanctuary Spa Covent Garden

Enjoy an A-list facial at Sanctuary Spa Covent Garden

Give your skin a youthful glow with an intensive facial treatment from top celebrity facialist Nichola Joss at Sanctuary Spa Covent Garden.

Location: Covent Garden, Greater London

Spa breaks and pampering
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Take the kids to Fantasy Island

Take the kids to Fantasy Island

A land full of fun and entertainment for kids of all ages.

Location: Skegness, Lincolnshire

Attractions
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Kick back at award-winning B&B, Alkham Court

Kick back at award-winning B&B, Alkham Court

To hot tub, or not to hot tub? That is the question, at Alkham Court B&B near Dover.

Location: South Alkham, Kent

Rural and Coastal Escapes
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Experience the excitement of the Aintree Grand National

Experience the excitement of the Aintree Grand National

Experience the excitement of the Aintree Grand National

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside

Luxury and indulgence
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Cheer on a winner at the Northumberland Plate Festival

Cheer on a winner at the Northumberland Plate Festival

Put on your posh frocks and have a little flutter at one of the biggest events in the North East horseracing calendar.

Location: Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

City
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Uncover Newcastle Highbridge Street

Uncover Newcastle Highbridge Street

A cobbled hideaway off the Georgian grandeur of Grey Street, High Bridge is a must visit to uncover independent shopping and the city’s oldest pub!

Location: Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

Hidden gems
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Take to the seas at Portsmouth Watersports Centre

Take to the seas at Portsmouth Watersports Centre

Want to get off terra firma onto the high seas? Join Portsmouth Watersports Centre for one of their exhilarating water-based courses and activities.

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire

Watersports
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Three days of music at Strawberry Fields

Three days of music at Strawberry Fields

Taking place on a farm locally famed for strawberry picking, this growing festival offers a multi-staged line-up of international and local acts.

Location: Heather, Leicestershire

August events
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Visit Shrewsbury Abbey, fictional home of Brother Cadfael

Visit Shrewsbury Abbey, fictional home of Brother Cadfael

Follow in the footsteps of the monastic sleuth, Cadfael, by visiting the Abbey where the books and TV series were set.

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Abbeys, cathedrals and sacred places
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Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal

Yorkshire’s first World Heritage Site and Britain's largest monastic ruin in North Yorkshire.

Location: Ripon, North Yorkshire

Heritage
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Travel Back in Time at Southsea Castle

Travel Back in Time at Southsea Castle

Transport yourself to Tudor times and take a tour around King Henry VIII's famous Southsea Castle.

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire

Castles and Historic Properties
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Hidcote Manor Gardens

Hidcote Manor Gardens

Forget about the outside world for a few hours.

Location: Chipping Campden , Oxfordshire

Areas of outstanding natural beauty
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Uncover the history of Carlisle Castle

Uncover the history of Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle’s rich and varied attractions will give you an insight into its eventful history.

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria

Castles and Historic Properties
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The Orange Tree in Rosedale Abbey

The Orange Tree in Rosedale Abbey

Looking after your body doesn’t need to involve colonic irrigation and strenuous yoga workouts.

Location: Near Pickering, North Yorkshire

National Parks
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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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See The National Forest in bloom at Yoxall Lodge

See The National Forest in bloom at Yoxall Lodge

Too many hours indoors during winter’s gloomy days and you’re looking to break out into spring’s fresh air and lengthening daylight hours.

Location: Yoxall, Staffordshire

Walking and hiking
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Celebrate 300 years of grace & elegance in Bath

Celebrate 300 years of grace & elegance in Bath

Bath invites you to discover its marvellous museums and enjoy the exquisite taste of the Georgians at discounted prices.

Location: Bath, Somerset

Price: From £79 per person per night

Historic sites and icons
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Beckford's Tower

Beckford's Tower

Climb the 154-step spiral staircase within the walls of this gild-topped tower.

Location: Bath, Somerset

Architectural wonders
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Experience a cultural awakening at Leeds Grand Theatre

Experience a cultural awakening at Leeds Grand Theatre

From ballet to opera, West End musicals to drama, Leeds Grand Theatre has it all under one roof.

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Performing arts
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Experience Leicester's Festival of Light

Experience Leicester's Festival of Light

Wrap up warm and cosy for Leicester’s spectacular Diwali lights switch on in October or join in Diwali Day celebrations through November.

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire

November events

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