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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Enjoy a bike ride along the seafront

Enjoy a bike ride along the seafront

Cycle alongside miles and miles of beautiful pebble beach on this 4.5 mile Seafront Cycle Ride in Portsmouth.

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire

Cycling
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Cambridge Ghost Tours

Cambridge Ghost Tours

Seek out ghosts and ghouls on a guided tour in the ancient city of Cambridge.

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Myths, Legends and Tales
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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

Activities
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Take a trip to the Russell-Cotes Museum in Bournemouth

Take a trip to the Russell-Cotes Museum in Bournemouth

Enjoy the art on offer at the one of the most important museums in England which reflects the Victorian fascination with world cultures.

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset

Museums, galleries and libraries
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Enjoy a relaxing break at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort

Enjoy a relaxing break at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort

Escape from the stresses of everyday life, and enter luxurious relaxation with a short break at Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort.

Location: Lymingon, New Forest

Price: From £119 per room per night

Romance
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Follow in the footsteps of Prince Rupert

Follow in the footsteps of Prince Rupert

Spend the weekend at the Prince Rupert Hotel in the heart of Shrewsbury, former home of King James I's grandson.

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Price: From £105*

Royal
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See new movies first at CINECITY Brighton Film Festival

See new movies first at CINECITY Brighton Film Festival

You can catch a must-see movie ahead of its release and question the director about what inspired them at the CINECITY Brighton Film Festival.

Location: Brighton & Hove, East Sussex

Culture
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Fill your belly at the Liverpool Food and Drink Festival

Fill your belly at the Liverpool Food and Drink Festival

Sample the best of Liverpool’s thriving food and drink scene at this weekend of gastronomic delights.

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside

City
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Delicious pub grub at the cosy Pheasant Inn

Delicious pub grub at the cosy Pheasant Inn

Spend a leisurely afternoon tucked away in a peaceful corner of rural Cheshire. Enjoy a cosy meal in front of the fire and admire the stunning views.

Location: Tatton Hall, Cheshire

Pubs and cocktail bars
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Enjoy a tranquil short break at Moorland Garden Hotel

Enjoy a tranquil short break at Moorland Garden Hotel

This award-winning hotel offers a great base for exploring, with plenty to entertain the whole family right on the doorstep.

Location: Plymouth, Devon

Price: From £85 per night

Coastal towns
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View from Stanage Edge

View from Stanage Edge

This is the English landscape at its empty best.

Location: Derbyshire

Free
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Windsor Great Park

Windsor Great Park

Take a tour of the park in a horse-drawn carriage.

Location: Windsor, Berkshire

Royal
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Enjoy a summer festival of fun

Enjoy a summer festival of fun

The South Tyneside Summer Festival promises to be music to the ears of anyone looking to be entertained during the summer months.

Location: South Shields, South Tyneside

Culture
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Reconnect with nature at Dunwich Heath

Reconnect with nature at Dunwich Heath

Tucked away on the coast, Dunwich Heath is one of the more remote and dramatically beautiful parts of Suffolk.

Location: Dunwich , Suffolk

Areas of outstanding natural beauty
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Spend a day at a Farm Park with a Difference

Spend a day at a Farm Park with a Difference

A sensory and learning wonderland, with everything designed with disabled children in mind, Fairytale Farm will delight the whole family, even if the weather’s not brilliant.

Location: Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Zoos, wildlife and safari parks
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Anglesey Winter Garden

Anglesey Winter Garden

Winter plants in full spring and a Jacobean-style country house.

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Gardens and Parks
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Get your bike into gear at Dalby Forest

Get your bike into gear at Dalby Forest

It’s bikes, tracks, skills, tricks and more at Dalby Forest, as 70 miles of cycling trails provide family fun and world-class thrills alike.

Location: Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire

Cycling
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Choose between red, white or rosé at Sealwood Cottage

Choose between red, white or rosé at Sealwood Cottage

Sample the fruits of this Derbyshire vineyard in the charming countryside of The National Forest, and then go to sleep in a pyramid-roofed bedroom.

Location: Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Vineyards and wine tasting

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