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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Solve the mystery of Norfolk’s historic link with Agatha Christie

Solve the mystery of Norfolk’s historic link with Agatha Christie

Lying in the English countryside, close to medieval Norwich, is an enchanting luxury hotel with a special literary connection with Agatha Christie.

Location: Norwich, Norfolk

Countryside
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Surfing Lesson in North Devon

Surfing Lesson in North Devon

Croyde Bay tends be the epicentre of all things surfing in this part of the world.

Location: Croyde, Devon

Watersports
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Get your hands on Bath’s treasure trove

Get your hands on Bath’s treasure trove

See the Beau Street Hoard of 17,000 silver coins and hear tales of Roman times in a range of new hands-on activities at the famous Roman Baths.

Location: Bath, Somerset

Castles and Historic Properties
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See, hear, feel and smell science in action

See, hear, feel and smell science in action

Embrace your inner geek with a trip to MOSI’s Experiment Centre where you can stare into the mirror of infinity and watch your own skeleton ride a bike.

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester

Attractions
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Super charge the family this summer

Super charge the family this summer

Try anything from surfing and skiing to go-kart racing in Sunderland or dive deep in the biggest pool in the region.

Location: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

Extreme Sports
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See carpets of bluebells in Wiltshire's woodlands

See carpets of bluebells in Wiltshire's woodlands

Witness a transformation of spring’s colours in West Woods, near Marlborough, from late April as the green woodlands are carpeted with bluebells.

Location: Marlborough, Wiltshire

Budget
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Go to the oldest brewery in Shropshire

Go to the oldest brewery in Shropshire

Bishop’s Castle is home to the Three Tuns Brewery, the oldest brewery still in operation in the country.

Location: Bishop's Castle, Shropshire

Breweries and distilleries
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Have Dickens of a time in Allonby

Have Dickens of a time in Allonby

Discover the trials and tribulations of Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins which formed the basis for the novel ‘The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices’.

Location: Allonby, Cumbria

Literature, film and TV
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Sample the best of Leicester before heading to the match

Sample the best of Leicester before heading to the match

Extend your Rugby World Cup visit to Leicester and discover this East Midlands city’s history, shopping, outdoor pursuits, culture and top notch curry.

Location: Leicester

Sporting Events
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Catch art-house gems at Martin's Film Festival

Catch art-house gems at Martin's Film Festival

From art house movies to box office blockbusters, the St Martin's Film Festival (in the first week of October) is now in its second year.

Location: Isles of Scilly

Coastal landmarks and Islands
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Performing art at the Ropetackle Arts Centre

Performing art at the Ropetackle Arts Centre

Immerse yourself in the arts at this newly-built, intimate venue located on the bank of the River Adur.

Location: Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex

Performing arts
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Find over 230 ancient monuments and sites on the Isles of Scilly

Find over 230 ancient monuments and sites on the Isles of Scilly

The tiny landmass of the Isles of Scilly is home to 239 ancient monuments and archaeological sites, the UK’s greatest density of historic sites.

Location: Isles of Scilly, Cornwall

Archaeological sites
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Discover Salisbury's Medieval to modern day history

Discover Salisbury's Medieval to modern day history

Join Salisbury City guides for a 90 minute tour around the historic city.

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire

Tours and trails
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Discover the vibrant Ouseburn

Discover the vibrant Ouseburn

Ouseburn is one of the most visually attractive, creatively exciting and historically fascinating areas in the North East.

Location: Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

Neighbourhoods
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Discover the new World of Wedgwood

Discover the new World of Wedgwood

Enjoy the ultimate visitor experience at the brand new World of Wedgwood, which opened its doors to the public in July 2015.

Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

City
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Stay and play on Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park

Stay and play on Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park

Make the most of family fun time camping at the Cotswold Farm Park. Visit nearby Bourton-on-the-Water to explore attractions and picnic by the river.

Location: Near Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

Countryside
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Vintage escapes on the Isle of Wight

Vintage escapes on the Isle of Wight

Spend the weekend in a traditional 1960's bungalow, vintage caravan or other relic.

Location: Isle of Wight, Hampshire

Unique Experiences
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Walk along the riverside & picnic on top of Penshaw Hill

Walk along the riverside & picnic on top of Penshaw Hill

Washington is home to acres of beautiful green spaces, from sheltered woodland, open fields, riverside landscapes; all laden with walk and cycle ways.

Location: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

Countryside
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Rejuvenate your body and soul at Church Spa

Rejuvenate your body and soul at Church Spa

Set in a beautiful former 19th Century Methodist church, this is a unique setting for a spa and is nestled in the enchanting village of East Markham.

Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire

Spa breaks and pampering

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