A woman in a summer hat sits in a wooden boat with Leeds Castle in the near distance

Inspire me

Planning a weekend break or a much-needed romantic trip away and in need of fresh ideas and holiday inspiration for 2024? We’ve got just the thing. From England’s best gardens to Harry Potter filming locations, 24-hour city breaks ideas and some of the most charming villages and countryside in the world, we have plenty of recommendations to help you escape the everyday.

138 Experience Results

View results as:

Filter By:

Premier League Trophy

Six great places to watch live sports in England

When the Premier League is well underway, it’s a great excuse to head down to the pub and cheer on your favourite team.

Warwick Castle

From London to Newcastle: 16 days out near you

Pack up a picnic, hop in the car and swap the city for some of these beautiful English sights - all an hour or less from a major city.

Lulworth Cove, one of the best beaches for a hot summer day in England.

5 beaches you wouldn't believe are in England

It's hard to believe, but these five beaches really are in England. Check them out, and you might find your next holiday destination.

Jurassic Coast Dorset

10 places to visit in Dorset this summer

Take a Dorset adventure this summer for top-notch seafood, squirrel spotting, cool hotels and Instagrammable villages.

A woman opens the door to Hogwarts, the door is large, ornate and made of wood.

A muggle's guide to Harry Potter filming locations

From Hogwarts to Diagon Alley, relive the Harry Potter legacy by discovering the locations of some of the series’ most iconic scenes.


7 places to watch football in Liverpool

Footy fans unite! Grab your mates and discover some of the best places in Liverpool to watch the football.

Sherwood Forest

10 ridiculously romantic things to do in England

With heaps of places to explore hand-in-hand, love is in the air all year round in England, not just on Valentine’s Day.

A full rainbow arches over Wast Water in the Lake District

10 amazing views in the Lake District

England's biggest national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site; there's definitely no shortage of things to do in the Lake District.

Places to eat in Salisbury

6 places to eat in Salisbury

Salisbury is full of exciting, vibrant restaurants; a meal at any of these is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip to the city.

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire

Interior of Hatfield House

Where was The Crown filmed?

Discover the castles, palaces and other regal locations in England that starred as lavish backdrops to Netflix's hit series, The Crown.

Fowey harbour, Cornwall, England

11 of the best seafood restaurants in England

From fish and chips to fresh seafood platters, we've scouted out some of the best (and tastiest) seafood along England's coastline.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach Fireworks

Bonfire Night events and light shows in 2023

Remember, remember the 5th of November with five of the best annual fireworks displays across the country.

Earl's Court Garden with urn water features and arch, Arundel Castle, West Sussex

16 secret English country gardens to visit

England is world-famous for its grand manicured gardens but there are plenty of leafy hidden gems that are worth a visit too.

Dog friendly things to do in England

11 places you didn't know were dog friendly

Both you and your canine companion will have a fantastic day out or stay at one of these dog-friendly locations.

Vineyards to visit in the summer

The best English vineyards to visit this summer

With great wine tasting sessions, tours and luxury touches, here are some of the best vineyards to visit in England.

Winchester Cathedral

9 eerie places to visit this Halloween

Step inside England’s scariest spots, with ghost tours of haunted houses and ancient sites that have stood since the Dark Ages.

A feast of seafood from the Crab House in Weymouth, including a whole crab and fish

Tuck into these 2023 food festivals

Celebrate the great tastes and smells of the autumn's food festival season at one of these fabulous foodie locations.

Things to do inspired by Jane Austen

6 ways to live like a Jane Austen character

Relive the Regency period as depicted in Jane Austen's iconic novels with this selection of traditional cultural activities.

Things to do on Halloween UK

5 gruesome murders in historical English homes

Some of England's historic houses and castles have played witness to some unsavoury tales of murder, deception and revenge.

ITV Victoria filming locations

See where ITV's Victoria was filmed

Explore the regal residences and places in England where ITV’s Victoria was filmed, and relive your favourite scenes.

Best winter things to do in England

Cute and cosy places to visit in England

Escape the colder weather by hunkering down in a super-cute tea room or visiting one of London's lesser-known museums.

VisitEngland would like to invite you to take part in a short survey about our website, it should take no more than a couple of minutes.

Go to the survey

To add items to favourites …

… you need to be logged in.

If you already have an account, log in.

Or register a

Access your account

Enter your e-mail address or username.
Enter the password that accompanies your e-mail.
Forgot your password? Recover your account
Don't have an account? Register an account