Lift history off the pages and explore historic England. With hundreds of award-winning heritage attractions, interactive museums and visitor centres, commemorative memorials and nearly 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites all crammed into one small country, you’ll trip over history at every turn. It’s virtually impossible to ignore this country's mythical and fabled characters, horrible histories, legendary monarchs and influential leaders as you discover Neolithic mounds and Roman ruins, thatched Tudor houses and spacious Victorian squares, prehistoric remains, spooky medieval gaols and historic towns in England. Hire a Blue Badge guide for an in-depth tour of your area of interest.
Enjoy an undulating walk to the Westbury White Horse, whilst being presented with fabulous views of the Wiltshire countryside.
Location: Westbury, Wiltshire
Walk along Winchester’s water meadows to a beautiful medieval almshouse and you are following in the footsteps of weary travellers through the ages.
Location: Winchester, Hampshire
Rannerdale lies between the smaller lakes of Buttermere and Loweswater, a true hidden gem in a place brimming with atmosphere and local legend.
Location: Buttermere, Cumbria
Explore 900 years of history found in historic King's Lynn, where medieval churches, secret courtyards and hidden alleys await your discovery.
Location: King's Lynn, Norfolk
At 100 miles long and stretching from Winchester to Eastbourne, the South Downs Way boasts some of England's most impressive coastal scenery.
Location: Winchester to Eastbourne
Stretching across the North of England, Hadrian’s Wall is the best-preserved Roman monument in Britain. Get right up beside it in Northumberland.
Location: Tyne Valley, Northumberland
Discover the stories behind the sword in the stone, the Holy Grail and Camelot, and the Lady Guinevere, on the King Arthur Trail in Shropshire.
Location: Oswestry, Shropshire
With stunning wildlife displays, a beautiful coastline and a rich maritime history, a visit to Fleetwood and Cleveleys won’t break the bank.
Location: Cleveleys, Lancashire
Escape to the country and walk the Cotswold Way with friends, stopping over along route at unique accommodation sites nestled in tranquil locations.