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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Cycle the Moor Top Trail In Grizedale Forest

Cycle the Moor Top Trail In Grizedale Forest

Challenge yourself to Cycle the Moor Top Trail in Grizedale Forest offering rugged landscapes and woodland trails making for a perfect ride.

Location: Grizedale, Cumbria

Cycling
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Hideaway in Thomas Hardy Country

Hideaway in Thomas Hardy Country

Spend a relaxing weekend deep in Hardy’s Wessex, and visit the landscape that the writer used as a backdrop for his tales of love and tragedy.

Location: Dorset

Castles and Historic Properties
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Mersey Tunnel Tour

Mersey Tunnel Tour

Take a look underneath and behind the scenes of this most famous of English rivers.

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside

Industrial, Maritime And Transport
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Small pleasures come free at Dimminsdale Nature Reserve

Small pleasures come free at Dimminsdale Nature Reserve

Just a few small snowdrops bring cheer to the colder, shorter days of England’s winter, and seen at Dimminsdale, they’re simply breathtaking.

Location: Staunton Harold, Leicestershire

Free
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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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Uncover history, art and culture at The Collection

Uncover history, art and culture at The Collection

Uncovering exciting history, culture and art is easy and affordable at Lincoln’s free museum and gallery.

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Museums, galleries and libraries
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A thrilling day at the Chester Races

A thrilling day at the Chester Races

You can’t beat a fantastic day at the races, so get dressed up and pick up your race card for a day of fun and socialising.

Location: Chester, Cheshire

Sporting Events
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Make your own adventure at Tatton Park

Make your own adventure at Tatton Park

There’s plenty to do in your day at Tatton Park with the stunning mansion, landscaped gardens, rare-breed farm and 1,000-acre deer park.

Location: Knutsford, Cheshire

Gardens and Parks
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Buried treasure at the crusader-inspired Beeston Castle

Buried treasure at the crusader-inspired Beeston Castle

A magical site with stunning views, long walks through rich woodland and plenty of nooks and crannies to explore.

Location: Beeston, Cheshire

Castles and Historic Properties
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Explore Shipwrights Way on foot or by bike

Explore Shipwrights Way on foot or by bike

Walk, cycle or ride on horseback the 60-mile trail from Bentley and Alice Holt Forest through beautiful South Downs countryside to the coast.

Location: Alice Holt Forest, Hampshire

Walking and hiking
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Take a visit to Looe Island

Take a visit to Looe Island

Looe Island Nature Reserve is a haven for diverse and fascinating wildlife, from silver-washed fritillaries to grey seals.

Location: Looe, Cornwall

Beaches
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Experience the ghastly world of the Tudors

Experience the ghastly world of the Tudors

Delve into Tudor life at this interactive museum in England's most haunted building.

Location: Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Budget
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Relax in sustainable style in The Geo Ekopod on Bodmin Moor

Relax in sustainable style in The Geo Ekopod on Bodmin Moor

Escape the rat race to enjoy the unique peace and tranquillity of Bodmin Moor in a luxurious, sustainable Geopod.

Location: Bodmin Moor, Cornwall

Countryside
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Deal to South Foreland

Deal to South Foreland

A stunning coastline walk in Kent from the Deal waterfront to South Foreland Lighthouse.

Location: Deal, Kent

Activities
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Discover wildlife and the history of Derwent Reservoir

Discover wildlife and the history of Derwent Reservoir

Spot red squirrels, adders and bog plants at Derwent Reservoir and Pow Hill Country Park in the Durham Dales.

Location: Durham Dales

Walking and hiking
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Discover Caribbean traditions in Leicester

Discover Caribbean traditions in Leicester

Join the annual Leicester Caribbean Carnival in August with a parade around the city, culminating in an event in Victoria Park.

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire

August events
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Tea and cakes with a slice of British yesteryear

Tea and cakes with a slice of British yesteryear

Take a stylish break with spoonfuls of history, at one of Bath's oldest houses.

Location: Bath, Somerset

Food and Drink
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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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Visit the UK's longest bench in Littlehampton

Visit the UK's longest bench in Littlehampton

Discover the unique architecture along the Sussex coast, including the UK's longest bench.

Location: Littlehampton, West Sussex

Beaches
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Zoom around the forest in a funky electric Twizy

Zoom around the forest in a funky electric Twizy

Fun and surprisingly nippy, two-seater electric vehicles – Twizys – are an unusual way to enjoy the forest and care for the environment.

Location: Brockenhurst, Hampshire

Forests and woodlands

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