Winter holidays

As the days become shorter, enjoy winter holidays and seasonal celebrations huddled together over an open fire in a cosy cottage in the middle of the countryside; discover historic pubs in hidden valleys, or wrap up warm and venture on frosty rambles on river banks and through forests. Escape to the city for things to do in winter and make the most of Christmas celebrations; enter the warmth of a museum and enjoy late night exhibitions, sip mulled wine as you browse the stalls at a Christmas market, ice skate in the glow of Winchester Cathedral, or enjoy fine dining behind closed doors.

Things to do in winter

Find film locations and film festivals in England, UK

Film locations and film festivals

Recreate scenes from famous films from Sherlock Holmes to Harry Potter whilst touring the UK's film locations.

Find national parks in England, UK

National parks

Staggeringly beautiful and wondrously diverse; enjoy these outdoor playgrounds as energetically or lazily as you like.

Find rural breaks in England, UK

Restaurants with rooms

Stay at one of England’s restaurants with rooms offering bed and breakfast that sit within the heart of the English countryside.

Find coastal holidays in England, UK

Tales by the sea

Fall for the charms of our fishing villages, and discover the histories and stories that lie at the heart of the English coastline.

Find rural and coastal breaks in England, UK

Windswept and wonderful

Escape from the bright lights for acres of unspoilt woodlands and wild moors stretching as far as the eye can see.

Find winter events in England, UK

Winter warmers

As the temperature drops, our winter attractions will keep you warm and entertained during the long evenings.

Find luxury holidays in England, UK

Truly English Escapes

Sometimes only the very best will do, and luxury escapes worthy of a King or Queen are never far away when you’re in England.

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