Places, cities, and holiday destinations to visit in England

Places, cities, and holiday destinations to visit in England

Want to find out what’s near Bristol or York? See how far Lincoln is from the coast? Or maybe you’re keeping your options open and want to find out about somewhere completely new. Our map shows you cities to visit in England, counties and popular places, and Tourist Information Centres, so you can plan your holiday with ease. Use the filter on the right to find out more about holiday destinations in England.

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Suffolk

Suffolk

Suffolk is filled with swanky coastal towns and landscapes straight from Constable and Gainsborough paintings.

Tyne and Wear

Tyne and Wear

This northeast county is brimming with cultural quayside cities and sandy North Sea beaches.

West Sussex

West Sussex

It's easy to unwind amidst West Sussex's fairytale castles, glorious stately homes and rolling downs.

Berkshire

Berkshire

There's something regal about Berkshire with its castle estates set in oak-lined deer parks and beautiful country downs.

Bristol

Bristol

Bristol is as well known for Brunel's elegant Clifton Suspension Bridge as it is for Banksy's street art.

Essex

Essex

Essex has had its share of reality dramas from Roman takeovers to castles surviving smuggler invasions.

Yorkshire

Yorkshire

You'll find jaw-dropping scenery, cities steeped in industrial heritage and hidden market towns in equal measures.

North York Moors

North York Moors

Rights-of-way footpaths cut across heather coated heathland, ridges and North Sea cliff edges in the North York Moors.

Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire

Bracing North Sea beaches, undulating glacier-carved landscapes and cathedral cities.

South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire

You'll find jaw-dropping scenery, cities steeped in industrial heritage and hidden market towns in South Yorkshire.

Cotswolds

Cotswolds

Visit museums that transport you back to the Domesday Book and manors perched on rolling, emerald hills.

Merseyside

Merseyside

Uncover estuaries teeming with birdlife and cities packed with northwest heritage from the slave trade to the Beatles.

Portsmouth

Portsmouth

See big boats dating back to Nelson and Tudor times moored up for all to see at the historic naval dockyards.

East Riding of Yorkshire

East Riding of Yorkshire

Vales of open farmland and estuaries lined with forts and suspension bridges are all hallmarks of this East Yorkshire county.

Oxford

Oxford

A skyline of dreaming spires, domed theatres and college gargoyles. Oxford inspires.

Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire

Miles of lush, marshy fenland, medieval market and cathedral towns and bundles of academia.

York

York

A grand gothic cathedral, Viking heritage and Roman city walls. York is quite literally steeped in history.

Somerset

Somerset

Take in the sights of Somerset’s majestic gorges, rolling hills, endless wetlands and Saxon market towns.

Rutland

Rutland

Surrounded by water, nature reserves bursting with birdlife and country houses; Rutland makes a big splash.

Skegness

Skegness

“Skeggy” – as it’s affectionately known – has all the hallmarks of a traditional English seaside resort.

Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire is an outdoorsy county with its riverside countryside parks, wildlife parks and rambling manor houses.

Peak District

Peak District

Climb to the tallest peak and take in panoramas across dales and moors in the Peak District National Park.

Shropshire

Shropshire

Gorges billed as World Heritage Sites and hills classed as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – Shropshire bears all the badges.

Norfolk

Norfolk

Celebrity-status estates and a water world of rivers and lakes and seaside. Norfolk has space and lots of it.

Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire

Elizabethan mansions perched in romantic deer parks, sleepy canals and earls' residences hidden in farmland.

Yorkshire Dales and Harrogate

Yorkshire Dales and Harrogate

With its craggy cliff faces, it’s no wonder that the Yorkshire Dales is a film star.

Eastbourne

Eastbourne

This family-friendly holiday destination is famous for its lush rolling landscapes, stunning beaches and iconic chalk sea cliffs.

Cornwall

Cornwall

Crumbly Yarg cheese, meat-stuffed pasties, clotted cream... The endless list of Cornish delicacies literally rolls off the tongue.

Leicestershire

Leicestershire

This Midlands county is as much known for its connections with Richard III and its battlefields as well as its balti.

Surrey

Surrey

Theme parks to take your breath away, fast racehorses and even faster cars and scenic downs.

West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire

This northern county offers vibrant cities, industrial heritage and pretty Pennine villages in equal doses.

Herefordshire

Herefordshire

Charge cameras to explore this West Midlands county's Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Chester

Chester

Explore the rambling stately mansions and turreted castles of the northwest, with landscaped gardens to die for.

Dorset

Dorset

Step behind the scenes of a Hollywood movie or bestselling novel in stunning Dorset.

Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire

Deep forests steeped in folklore and romantic medieval castles that conjure up Robin Hood legends.

Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire

Rambling country estates, redbrick Jacobean manors with mazes and cathedral cities all come together in Hertfordshire.

Lincoln

Lincoln

This historic city is famous for its stunning Cathedral, fascinating castle and trendy Brayford Waterfront.

New Forest

New Forest

Enjoy strolls through woodland lanes pausing at tearooms and village pubs, canoe trips down bubbling streams.

Lake District

Lake District

If you like hiking or mountain-biking through dramatic scenery, the Lake District National Park fits the bill.

Cumbria

Cumbria

There's Lakeland packed with fells, forces, pikes and tarns to explore in scenic Cumbria.

Lancashire

Lancashire

Hearty casserole, brisk Pennine walks and neon-lit seaside towns – there's something heart-warming about Lancashire.

Wiltshire

Wiltshire

See the iconic Stonehenge and the huge white horse etched on Cherhill on a visit to awe-inspiring Wiltshire.

Brighton

Brighton

This super-cool south coast town has pebble beaches to be seen on, kitsch boutique shopping and palatial architectural gems.

Staffordshire

Staffordshire

Staffordshire’s theme parks, industrial heritage, miles of canals and haunted castles will keep you on your toes.

Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight

Walk along secluded sandy beaches lapping with clear water and explore the timeless villages of the Isle of Wight.

Derbyshire

Derbyshire

This East Midlands county is all about the great outdoors with its national park, sweeping dales and dense woodland.

Hampshire

Hampshire

Nautical cities with old-age naval war ships, sail-shaped towers and resurrected Tudor merchant vessels.

Bath

Bath

There's plenty bubbling below the surface of this elegant Somerset city, and not just the ancient thermal springs.

Liverpool

Liverpool

Grand listed buildings, riverside panoramas – and a very famous sixties band. Liverpool is bursting with both pop and culture.

Warwick

Warwick

You'll walk past wonky timber-framed houses, chantry chapels and olde-worlde hospitals. It's like a Middle Ages time warp.

London

London

Royal hunting grounds, elegant Arts and Crafts-era suburbs and greenbelts of common land.

Durham

Durham

Durham's fairy-tale, turreted castle and grand Norman cathedral have the words 'World Heritage Site' written all over them.

Nottingham

Nottingham

Medieval castles, royal concert halls and underground caves. Nottingham is cultural on so many levels.

Warwickshire

Warwickshire

Walk through history with Warwickshire's castles, canals and close ties to Shakespeare.

Manchester

Manchester

Canal-woven city centres, shiny, revamped industrial areas and patches of National Park make up Great Manchester.

Cheshire

Cheshire

Come to this northwestern county prepped for hikes, stately homes and castle gardens, and high-end shopping.

Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire

Elegant spa and market towns and stately homes presiding over rolling, green landscapes.

Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire

With skylines pierced with spires and domes, palace estates and idyllic meadows, Oxfordshire has a dreamlike quality.

Blackpool

Blackpool

This favourite British seaside town is famous for its Tower and Promenade and seven miles golden beaches.

Scarborough

Scarborough

Two sweeping sandy beaches, rugged castle ruins and museums for rainy days. There's plenty to do in Scarborough.

West Midlands

West Midlands

Hippodromes, bullrings and sky domes. You'll know when you've hit the West Midlands.

East Sussex

East Sussex

Head to East Sussex for green hills, towns blitzed by bloody Norman battles and super-cool seaside resorts.

Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire

National Trust manor houses, Chiltern landscapes that inspired literary residents and a rich sporting heritage.

Kent

Kent

This southeast home county has worked hard to earn its nickname 'Garden of England'.

NewcastleGateshead

NewcastleGateshead

Become an honorary Geordie when you visit the northeast's twin cities Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead.

North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire

Enjoy walks across Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors to castles and abbey ruins that frame the landscape.

Devon

Devon

Explore Devon’s moorland National Park that goes on forever and miles of heritage coast and riviera coastlines.

Bournemouth

Bournemouth

Sand, sea, English beach huts and one of the sunniest spots in England; Bournemouth is home to all things nautical.

Cambridge

Cambridge

Cambridge's impressive looking university colleges span so many centuries it's difficult to know where to start exploring.

Leeds

Leeds

Leeds is a city bursting with energy, a thriving arts scene, rich sporting heritage and pulsating nightlife.

Birmingham

Birmingham

Explore streets lined with Victorian redbrick houses leading to heritage museums, mega arenas and space-age stores.

Worcestershire

Worcestershire

Head west to Worcestershire for ornate cathedrals, glorious hills and towns sitting on spring water wells.

Stratford-Upon-Avon

Stratford-Upon-Avon

Immerse yourself in everything Shakespeare exploring where he lived and worked in this riverside market town.

Northumberland

Northumberland

Historical sites to take you back through time, vast landscapes to explore and wildlife to make you go ‘aw’.

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