Central England

Central England has the wow-factor when it comes to dramatic countryside. Clamber craggy peaks and moors in the Peak District National Park, bike deep through the National Forest or turn back the clock to the industrial age on the Grand Union Canal. Step into the West Midlands’ cities in style in shoppers' paradise Birmingham and cathedral city Coventry. Enjoy Shakespearean plays at the theatres, discover the Bard’s quaint family homes in Stratford-upon-Avon, and head to Sherwood Forest for adventures with England’s favourite outlaw. Be prepared for a culinary adventure too. Central England has a mouth-watering plethora of specialities from sticky Bakewell tart to sizzling balti curries and Stilton cheese.

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Walk with Ezekial Bone on the Ghost Guts & Gore Tour

Walk with Ezekial Bone on the Ghost Guts & Gore Tour

Hear some of the most horrific tales from Nottingham's past with resident ghost Ezekial Bone on the Ghost Guts and Gore Tour.

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Myths, Legends and Tales
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Volunteer on a working weekend in The National Forest

Volunteer on a working weekend in The National Forest

New experiences, new skills, new friends, and a break from everyday living all come free to National Forest Conservation volunteers.

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire

Courses, Learning and Self-Improvement
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Explore the National Space Centre's rocket tower

Explore the National Space Centre's rocket tower

Blast off to Leicester’s National Space Centre. In the iconic Rocket Tower you’ll discover six interactive galleries and over 150 hands-on challenges.

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire

Attractions
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Watch lucky pups being pampered in Skegness

Watch lucky pups being pampered in Skegness

Visit Natureland to see how washed-up seal pups are nursed back into the wild. And there's far more to see besides.

Location: Skegness, Lincolnshire

Coast
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Enjoy scenic holiday routes in style with a Morgan car

Enjoy scenic holiday routes in style with a Morgan car

Hire a Morgan Motor Car from the original Morgan factory which still produces British cars in Malvern Link over 100 years since production began.

Location: Malvern, Worcestershire

Unique Experiences
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Herefordshire Cider Route

Herefordshire Cider Route

Cycling and cider makes for a great combination in Herefordshire.

Location: Ledbury, Herefordshire

Activities
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Make Christmas a family time with Forest Holidays

Make Christmas a family time with Forest Holidays

Gather your family or family and start planning a memorable Christmas in one of Forest Holiday’s luxurious log cabins in Sherwood Forest.

Location: Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire

Forests and woodlands
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Delve into the life and loves of Sir Edward Elgar

Delve into the life and loves of Sir Edward Elgar

Worcestershire really is 'Land of Hope and Glory' with the music and talent of Sir Edward Elgar engrained into the county's cultural heritage.

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire

Museums, galleries and libraries
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Sit back and enjoy a Roundhouse Tour of Derby

Sit back and enjoy a Roundhouse Tour of Derby

Derby Roundhouse is the oldest remaining railway turning shed in the world and a must for anyone in love with the age of steam.

Location: Derby, Derbyshire

Industrial, Maritime And Transport
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Visit Birmingham's famous Christmas market

Visit Birmingham's famous Christmas market

Have a Teutonic shopping experience, and don't miss the Glüwein!

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

Low cost
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See Richard III's remains at the Guildhall

See Richard III's remains at the Guildhall

Leicester is proud of its 2,000 years of history, dating back to the Roman times, catalogued and exhibited at various museums.

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire

Museums, galleries and libraries
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Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Castle

Home to one of the four original copies of the Magna Carta.

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

City
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Cycle on the Nottingham City Centre Highlights Trail

Cycle on the Nottingham City Centre Highlights Trail

Follow in the footsteps of Robin Hood and the wheels of Raleigh bikes, founded in the city in 1887.

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Low cost
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Enjoy a family gathering at Foxton Lock Lodges

Enjoy a family gathering at Foxton Lock Lodges

If you’re looking for a luxurious but comfortable festive getaway, the idyllic Foxton Locks Lodges in Leicestershire offer a perfect retreat.

Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire

Countryside
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Midland Railway- Butterley

Midland Railway- Butterley

The Railway’s Footplate Experience provides big kids with all the necessary know-how to drive a steam train.

Location: Ripley, Derbyshire

Industrial, Maritime And Transport
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Get marrried with the monkeys at Twycross Zoo

Get marrried with the monkeys at Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo is a memorable alternative to the traditional wedding venue, and the perfect place to host one of the most exciting days of your life.

Location: Atherstone, Leicestershire

Wedding celebrations
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Visit a cinematic favourite at Eastnor

Visit a cinematic favourite at Eastnor

Eastnor’s typical castle architecture has made it the star of many a movie and TV programme over the years.

Location: Ledbury, Herefordshire

Castles and Historic Properties
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Join Nottingham's famous ghost walk

Join Nottingham's famous ghost walk

The Original Nottingham Ghost Tours will take you on a spine-tingling walk around a city which is steeped in history.

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Myths, Legends and Tales
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Shop with a difference in medieval Shrewsbury

Shop with a difference in medieval Shrewsbury

Shop in Shrewsbury - one of the few places where the independent shops still outnumber the 'big chains'.

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Shopping and fashion
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Discover Newark’s Civil War heritage

Discover Newark’s Civil War heritage

Embark on the Civil Walk Trail around Newark, and be transported back in time.

Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire

Military history

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