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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Discover a glamping oasis in the heart of Suffolk

Discover a glamping oasis in the heart of Suffolk

If the thought of camping conjures up images of screaming kids and collapsing tents, then relax, have a cup of tea and check out Suffolk’s Alde Garden.

Location: Saxmundham, Suffolk

Food and Drink
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Explore Tintagel Castle

Explore Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle is full of legend and mystery. King Arthur, anyone?

Location: Tintagel, Cornwall

Coast
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Join family and friends at Compton Pool Farm

Join family and friends at Compton Pool Farm

There’s lots to do at Compton Pool Farm in Devon, from lake fishing and local woodland to explore, it's ideal for a festive family getaway.

Location: Paignton, Devon

Family
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Discover Gibside Park in Gateshead

Discover Gibside Park in Gateshead

An authentic Mongolian camping experience a short drive outside of NewcastleGateshead’s bustling urban centre; welcome to West Wood Yurts at Gibside.

Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

Forests and woodlands
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Enjoy arts events at Holmfirth Arts Festival

Enjoy arts events at Holmfirth Arts Festival

Take in music, art, comedy, theatre, literature and inspiring things to do in Holmfirth and the Holme Valley.

Location: Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Festivals and carnivals
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Marvel at unique and priceless Spanish art in the Vale of Durham

Marvel at unique and priceless Spanish art in the Vale of Durham

Visit Auckland Castle in the Vale of Durham and enjoy the beauty and majesty of unique and priceless Spanish art never seen before in public.

Location: Vale of Durham, Durham

Castles and Historic Properties
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Cheer on world-class athletes at Manchester’s Great CityGames

Cheer on world-class athletes at Manchester’s Great CityGames

Witness some of the world’s greatest athletes compete over a weekend of urban athletics in Manchester’s city centre in May.

Location: Manchester City Centre, Greater Manchester

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Uncover England's rich seafaring history

Uncover England's rich seafaring history

Go to sea in Greenwich and explore the National Maritime Museum.

Location: Greenwich, London

Industrial, Maritime And Transport
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Modern art on the coast

Modern art on the coast

With its clean air and shimmering sea and sands, St Ives is a true English beauty.

Location: St Ives, Cornwall

Coastal towns
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Trip Blackpool's light fantastic

Trip Blackpool's light fantastic

Every autumn, Blackpool lights up the Lancashire skies with a sparkling spectacle that will leave you feeling dizzy.

Location: Blackpool, Lancashire

Historic sites and icons
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Famous Figures Cycle Ride

Famous Figures Cycle Ride

Explore Portsmouth maritime history and the city's most famous sons.

Location: Portsmouth , Hampshire

Budget
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Porlock

Porlock

Go back in time in this sleepy Somerset idyll.

Location: Porlock, Somerset

Picturesque places
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Waterfalls, row boats and a pagoda in Peasholm Park

Waterfalls, row boats and a pagoda in Peasholm Park

Explore this beautiful Grade II listed oriental themed garden, set on the site of a medieval manor house with many activities to enjoy.

Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Coast
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Stay in John Betjeman’s old home

Stay in John Betjeman’s old home

If you’re planning a weekend in London why not swap the same old hotel for something with a bit more history?

Location: London

Unique Experiences
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Bram Stoker Film Festival

Bram Stoker Film Festival

Distinctly dark surprises on the east coast.

Location: Whitby, North Yorkshire

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Take a 'Christmas Carol’ Guided Tour

Take a 'Christmas Carol’ Guided Tour

Join a Christmas Carol guided tour to see some of the film’s most memorable locations.

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Tours and trails
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Visit Lord Byron’s home at Newstead Abbey

Visit Lord Byron’s home at Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey is nestled right in the heart of Nottinghamshire’s countryside, surrounded by sweeping gardens and picturesque parkland.

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Abbeys, cathedrals and sacred places
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Enjoy beer and cycling at Manchester Beer & Cider Festival

Enjoy beer and cycling at Manchester Beer & Cider Festival

There are hundreds of beers, ales and ciders to test out as you watch the cyclists whizz by at the Manchester Beer & Cider Festival.

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester

Food and Drink
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Relive Worcester’s experiences during the English Civil War

Relive Worcester’s experiences during the English Civil War

Visit the historic city of Worcester and discover the underlying heritage that tells the tale of the most supreme war story fought on English soil.

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire

Military history

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