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 England’s smallest historic county on foot, bike or bus

Explore England’s smallest historic county on foot, bike or bus

Rutland is a wonderful place for walking and cycling all year round and each season brings its own rich palette of colours to the rolling countryside.

Location: Rutland

Walking and hiking
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Celebrate of all things Sunderland at the Sunderland Festival

Celebrate of all things Sunderland at the Sunderland Festival

Every year new elements are added to make the Sunderland festival bigger and better, promising a fantastic weekend full of activities for everyone.

Location: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

Events
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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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Uncover myth, legend and history at Glastonbury Abbey

Uncover myth, legend and history at Glastonbury Abbey

Come and see the 14th century medieval Abbot’s Kitchen, recently re-opened after major conservation.

Location: Glastonbury, Somerset

Price: From £6

Myths, Legends and Tales
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Chill Factore

Chill Factore

Just when you thought Manchester couldn’t get any cooler, they build Chill Factore, the UK’s longest indoor skiing and snowboarding slope.

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester

Extreme Sports
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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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Underwater adventures at Blue Planet Aquarium

Underwater adventures at Blue Planet Aquarium

Discover clown fish, reef magic, a giant octopus and a pirate playground as you go underwater.

Location: Ellesere Port, Cheshire

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Wicked wildlife at Avon Heath Country Park

Wicked wildlife at Avon Heath Country Park

Miles of tracks at Avon Heath Country Park offer an opportunity to explore Dorset's internationally important heathland and its rare wildlife.

Location: St Leonards, Dorset

Wildlife and Nature Reserves
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Photography in Canterbury

Photography in Canterbury

Get the most out of that new digital camera on a guided photography course in Canterbury.

Location: Canterbury, Kent

City
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Stay and play at Gulliver's Warrington

Stay and play at Gulliver's Warrington

Enjoy a fun short break at Gulliver’s Warrington staying in a themed room, playing in SplashZone and visiting Gulliver’s Theme Park.

Location: Warrington, Cheshire

Price: From £139

Theme Parks
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Visit the home of the WWII codebreakers at Bletchley Park

Visit the home of the WWII codebreakers at Bletchley Park

Once Britain’s best kept secret, this impressive heritage site is now a fascinating visitor attraction.

Location: Bletchley, Buckinghamshire

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Travel back in time at the York Castle Museum

Travel back in time at the York Castle Museum

Take a trip through time when you visit Britain's most famous Victorian Street experience.

Location: York, North Yorkshire

Museums, galleries and libraries
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Discover a rich heritage at Middleport Pottery

Discover a rich heritage at Middleport Pottery

Visit the newly regenerated site at Middleport Pottery, famed for its production of Burleighware pottery since the 18th century.

Location: Burslem, Staffordshire

Tours and trails
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Meet a legendary outlaw at the Robin Hood Festival

Meet a legendary outlaw at the Robin Hood Festival

The Robin Hood Festival is a celebration to all things medieval and associated to Robin, taking place annually within his home of Sherwood Forest.

Location: Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire

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Take on the challenging Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail

Take on the challenging Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail

Follow in the footsteps of an Emperor along the Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail.

Location: Wallsend, Tyne and Wear

World heritage sites
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Follow in the footsteps of the Victorians at Buttermere

Follow in the footsteps of the Victorians at Buttermere

Discover the haunting tale of the Maid of Buttermere, a story so evocative that the Victorians came in their droves to view this mysterious of places.

Location: Buttermere, Cumbria

Walking and hiking
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Chavenage House

Chavenage House

Take an intimate tour of the house with the current owner and get all the juicy gossip.

Location: Tetbury, Gloucestershire

Castles and Historic Properties
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Brean Sands

Brean Sands

A beautiful sandy beach, home to stonechats and jackdaws, with an 1860s fort too.

Location: Brean, Somerset

Beaches
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Stately Chatsworth House

Stately Chatsworth House

Wander around the film location for the Duchess and Pride & Prejudice.

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire

Heritage
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Norfolk Broads Sailing

Norfolk Broads Sailing

The Norfolk Broads offer endless miles of lock-free cruising on shallow lakes and rivers.

Location: The Broads, Norfolk

Activities

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