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 Tintagel Castle

Explore Tintagel Castle

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

Location: Tintagel, Cornwall

Coast
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Try your hand at archery and falconry in Sherwood Forest

Try your hand at archery and falconry in Sherwood Forest

Get merry with your gang with an experience Robin Hood himself would have approved of, right in the heart of Nottingham’s famous Sherwood Forest.

Location: Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire

Forests and woodlands
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Climb the heights of The O2

Climb the heights of The O2

Go ‘Up at The O2’ for an exhilarating climb across a walkway and see spectacular 360˚ views of London.

Location: Greenwich, London

Walking and hiking
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Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre

A 1920s Art Deco house and garden in the beautiful Devon countryside.

Location: Kingswear, Devon

Countryside
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Enjoy a stroll around firstsite art gallery

Enjoy a stroll around firstsite art gallery

firstsite is always free to enter and offers a wealth of exhibitions, events and activities for all the family.

Location: Colchester, Essex

Museums, galleries and libraries
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Oxford University

Oxford University

A host of famous alumni and one... Harry Potter?

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Castles and Historic Properties
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Shop till you drop and admire the view at One New Change

Shop till you drop and admire the view at One New Change

One New Change combines high street favourites, public art, striking architecture, unrivalled views & restaurants from some of the UK’s top chefs.

Location: London, Greater London

Shopping and fashion
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Discover King Arthur and Guinevere’s romantic homeland

Discover King Arthur and Guinevere’s romantic homeland

King Arthur, (the real one), was born, lived and died in Shropshire. His Queen Guinevere was also a Shropshire lass too.

Location: Oswestry, Shropshire

Tours and trails
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Take a family fun trip to the Beachside

Take a family fun trip to the Beachside

Kick back and relax at the super family friendly Sandbanks hotel - the UK’s only 4* hotel with direct access to a Blue Flag Beach.

Location: Poole, Dorset

Price: From £ 184 per room

Coast
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Get on your bike along the Mercian Way

Get on your bike along the Mercian Way

Discover ancient woodland and the Severn Valley Railway cycling from the Wyre Forest to Bridgnorth and back again.

Location: Bridgnorth, Shropshire

Walking and hiking
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Seafood, real ale and free music in bundles

Seafood, real ale and free music in bundles

Throw three sheets to the salty Scarborough wind, with a smorgasbord of food and drink fit the most famed of seafarers.

Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Coast
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Discover medieval walled gardens at Raby Castle

Discover medieval walled gardens at Raby Castle

Visit one of England’s finest medieval castles, and explore the medieval walled gardens and 200 acre deer park.

Location: Durham Dales

Castles and Historic Properties
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Indoor and outdoor fun for the kids at Puxton Park

Indoor and outdoor fun for the kids at Puxton Park

Puxton Park provides heaps of fun for all the family, from a giant indoor play barn to a boating lake and delightful pet’s village.

Location: Hewish, nr Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

Price: Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children) £18

Theme Parks
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Step back in time at the Lytham 1940s Wartime Festival

Step back in time at the Lytham 1940s Wartime Festival

Come and join in the atmosphere and immerse yourself in heritage, entertainment, re-enactment and have-a-go fun.

Location: Lytham Green, Lancashire

Events
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Explore the Houses of Parliament's medieval Westminster Hall

Explore the Houses of Parliament's medieval Westminster Hall

Explore 1,000 years of British history on a tour of the Houses of Parliament, from the Westminster Palace to the Commons Chamber.

Location: Westminster, Greater London

Price: From £16.50 per person

Castles and Historic Properties
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Enjoy a fantastic Friday at DoubleTree by Hilton

Enjoy a fantastic Friday at DoubleTree by Hilton

Stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Bristol City Centre on a Friday and benefit from their fantastic Friday package.

Location: Bristol

Price: From £119 for a double room*

Neighbourhoods
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Discover a fusion of arts and culture in the heart of Wiltshire

Discover a fusion of arts and culture in the heart of Wiltshire

When it comes to laying on world class events and entertainment, Wiltshire is a class act and will definitely have you coming back for more.

Location: Wiltshire

Price: From £6

Festivals and carnivals
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Make your own cheese in rural Somerset at Hagley Bridge Farm

Make your own cheese in rural Somerset at Hagley Bridge Farm

Learn how to fill your fridge with cheese, yoghurt and butter made by your own fair hand.

Location: Watterow, Somerset

Activities
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Push the boundaries at the London Burlesque Festival

Push the boundaries at the London Burlesque Festival

Witness the world’s most diverse artists and performers from the risqué world of Burlesque.

Location: London, Greater London

Performing arts
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Sit back with a picnic and enjoy the view

Sit back with a picnic and enjoy the view

Rest your feet and enjoy your picnic whilst overlooking the beautiful scenery of the North Yorkshire coast.

Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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