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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Explore the City’s history at the Museum of London

Explore the City’s history at the Museum of London

Discover how London changed as Romans gave way to Saxons, wonder at medieval London, and lose yourself in the intrigue of war, plague and fire.

Location: London, Greater London

Museums, galleries and libraries
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Cycle and canoe in the iconic Seven Sisters Country Park

Cycle and canoe in the iconic Seven Sisters Country Park

Explore the South Downs Way, near Eastbourne, discovering Seven Sisters Country Park by bicycle and the Cuckmere Valley by canoe.

Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex

Coast
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Enjoy a country house escape without the exclusive price tag

Enjoy a country house escape without the exclusive price tag

Escape to one of the original country houses built as part of the Earl of Lonsdale’s estate, with iconic Lake District views and award-winning gardens.

Location: Windermere, Cumbria

National Parks
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Seal and Puffin Spotting

Seal and Puffin Spotting

Visit Farne Islands to see thousands of seabirds and a huge Grey seal colony.

Location: Farne Islands, Northumberland

Wildlife and Nature Reserves
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Dance the night away in Blackpool

Dance the night away in Blackpool

Blackpool is a mecca for gay and gay-friendly nightlife; you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to venues for a night out.

Location: Blackpool, Lancashire

Coastal towns
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Experience old and new Durham City on a short break

Experience old and new Durham City on a short break

Soak up the beauty of a World Heritage Site, escape to a delightful green space or catch a show, all on a city break in Durham.

Location: Durham City, Durham

Abbeys, cathedrals and sacred places
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Be beside the seaside in South Shields

Be beside the seaside in South Shields

Stroll along the new promenade and build sandcastles on the sandy beach. Scream on the fairground rides and tuck into fish and chips.

Location: South Shields, Tyne and Wear

Seaside resorts
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Explore the murderous locations behind Agatha Christie's books

Explore the murderous locations behind Agatha Christie's books

Explore the places in the English Riviera and South Devon that inspired Agatha Christie’s well-known books, following the trail to her favourite spots.

Location: Torquay, Devon

Coast
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Be inspired by authors, readings and workshops in the northeast

Be inspired by authors, readings and workshops in the northeast

Hexham's annual celebration of all things literary features some of the country's best writers, in a suitably beautiful setting.

Location: Hexham, Northumberland

Culture
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Experience the ultimate rugby weekend at Newcastle Falcons

Experience the ultimate rugby weekend at Newcastle Falcons

Stay at the four-star Sandman Signature Hotel, experience the famous Geordie welcome and watch top flight rugby at Newcastle Falcons.

Location: NewcastleGateshead, Tyne and Wear

Eating out
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Discover a seaside shopping paradise

Discover a seaside shopping paradise

Spending money at the ready? Amble is a haven for lovers of local produce, crafts and gifts. Perfect for presents and don’t forget to treat yourself!

Location: Amble, Northumberland

Harbours and fishing villages
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Discover a more romantic era at Wolds Village

Discover a more romantic era at Wolds Village

Founded on Valentine’s Day this fully restored farmstead offers historically inspired luxury accommodation with sweeping, unspoilt views.

Location: Driffield, East Yorkshire

Rural and Coastal Escapes
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Enjoy the City of London's Lord Mayor Show

Enjoy the City of London's Lord Mayor Show

The Lord Mayor's Show has floated, trotted, marched and fought its way through 798 years of London history; watch as it travels through the City.

Location: London, Greater London

November events
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Find over 230 ancient monuments and sites on the Isles of Scilly

Find over 230 ancient monuments and sites on the Isles of Scilly

The tiny landmass of the Isles of Scilly is home to 239 ancient monuments and archaeological sites, the UK’s greatest density of historic sites.

Location: Isles of Scilly, Cornwall

Archaeological sites
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Shopping in East London

Shopping in East London

Shop after shop selling vintage goodies and fledgling designer pieces makes this London area a clothes shopping Nirvana.

Location: London, Greater London

Shopping and fashion
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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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Join in the adventures of Nottingham’s legendary son, Robin Hood

Join in the adventures of Nottingham’s legendary son, Robin Hood

Discover the tales of Nottinghamshire’s most legendary son and the world's favourite folk hero, Robin Hood.

Location: Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire

Budget
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Go on safari in the New Forest

Go on safari in the New Forest

Explore the Forest in a unique and exciting way. Hop on and off at villages, attractions and forest walks, or just sit back, relax and enjoy the view…

Location: New Forest, Hampshire

Tours and trails
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Get the giggles at Bath Comedy Festival

Get the giggles at Bath Comedy Festival

Laugh your socks off at Bath’s premier comedy event -– as it continues to grow.

Location: Bath, Somerset

Performing arts
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Dose up on theatre trips and cultural activities on the coast

Dose up on theatre trips and cultural activities on the coast

Pencil in a cultural weekend break in Scarborough, with award winning theatre and historic museums; you can exercise the mind whilst relaxing on the coast.

Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Coastal towns

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