Forge memories that will last forever against the backdrop of chocolate-box villages and picturesque towns in England. Thank goodness for digital cameras and their capacity to capture those myriad images of cricket teams playing on village greens, charming duck ponds and colourful hanging baskets. Look up from the quaint cobbled streets to marvel at historic hostelries and scenic market squares. Hand-in-hand discover stunning modern architecture as well as centuries-old buildings. These scenes from picturesque English towns are to feast your eyes on and remember for years to come. And unlike the photos, the memories won’t ever fade.
Spend the weekend together biking along beautiful canals, find your spiritual awaking, and reach for the Cloud.
Location: Peak District, Cheshire
Built in AD122, Hadrian’s Wall was once the largest frontier in the Roman Empire and remained that way for 300 years.
Location: Haltwhistle, Northumberland
Follow in the footsteps of John Constable and explore Dedham Vale and Stour Valley an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Location: Dedham, Colchester
Strap on your walking boots and explore a countryside full of contrasts. Prepare to be blown away by this picturesque part of the North Pennines.
Location: Allendale, Northumberland
Dedham Vale Vineyard is a great place to experience wine tasting whilst enjoying the pristine rolling English countryside.
Location: Boxted near Colchester, Essex
Take your bicycle to the Wyre Forest and see more of this ancient woodland than if you were on foot.
Location: Bewdley, Worcestershire
Tudor House is one of the most prominent buildings in Broadway which houses objects and artefacts on loan from the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.
Location: Broadway, Worcestershire
Escape to Croome and explore its Palladian Bath stone mansion house set in extensive parkland designed by ‘Capability’ Brown.
Location: Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire
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
Twist and turn through vibrant gorse, imposing woodland and bubbling streams as you stroll through the Forest’s 143 miles of trails.
Location: New Forest, Hampshire
Enjoy stunning views of the World Heritage City of Bath from the steep hill-top setting of Alexandra Park.
Location: Bath, Somerset
Rutland is a wonderful place for walking and cycling all year round and each season brings its own rich palette of colours to the rolling countryside.
Bring your picnic and arrive by steam train, the best way to see the peaceful, scenic valley of the River Severn.
Location: Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Pashley Manor is the very essence of an English garden, and is set in a well-wooded park with superb views over the surrounding countryside.
Location: Wadhurst, East Sussex
Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard is one of the most idyllic tourist attraction locations in 1066 Country, near Hastings.
Location: Sedlescombe, East Sussex
You just can’t beat messing about in boats and travelling at just 4 miles an hour you are sure to unwind.
Location: Chirk, Shropshire
The Lions Quays near Oswestry is a renowned hotel which also boasts a five-star Country Club and Spa.
Location: Oswestry, Shropshire
Danebury is perhaps the most extensively studied Iron Age hillfort in Europe. Its intriguing finds can be found at Andover’s Museum of the Iron Age.
Location: Test Valley, Hampshire
Ironbridge Gorge has World Heritage status for its unique contribution to the birth of the global Industrial Revolution in the 18th century.
Location: Ironbridge, Shropshire
Don’t miss your chance to find out about plants from all over the world in the 40 acres of gardens and glasshouses.
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Discover the famous show caverns set among 60 acres of woodland set over a deep, dramatic limestone gorge in the Peak District.
Location: Matlock, Derbyshire
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.
… you need to be logged in.
If you already have an account, log in.
Or register a new account