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Explore the ancient beauty of the English coastline on a coastal break this winter, whether it’s strolling along castle ruins or escaping to one of England’s beautiful islands.
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A romantic castle filled with four-poster beds, open fireplaces and Whirlpool bathrooms.
Location: Amberley, West Sussex
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.
Soak up centuries of style and grandeur as you discover North Yorkshire’s rich tapestry of castles, stately homes and gardens.
Location: Harrogate, Ripon, Masham and Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
This place is proof that in England you'll find architectural treasures in the most unlikely places.
Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
Explore Dorset’s eclectic range of castles, country houses and forts and journey back in time on a steam train.
Whether it’s a short stroll or a long walk there are many routes to choose from at 574-acre Hylands Park.
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Come and see 'Trenwith', the Poldark family home, actually 'played' by Chavenage House in Tetbury and you may spot Aiden Turner as Ross Poldark!
Location: Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Step into the world of Rudyard Kipling by visiting his traditional English gardens in Rottingdean, near Brighton and Hove.
Location: Brighton & Hove, East Sussex
Spend the day navigating nature trails, indulging in a cream tea and exploring 17th century stately home, Dyrham Park.
Location: Bath, Somerset
Wander through Lancashire’s stunning historic houses and imagine the many extraordinary episodes and events that have played out within their walls.
Location: Lancashire wide
Hear the echoes as you head deep into the dark tunnels of this unique Victorian Fort, poised for attack from a French invasion.
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Enjoy a quintessential English break exploring the grounds of the grand Goodwood Estate and grounds.
Location: Goodwood, Sussex
Just over the Tamar, Antony House was the location for the hit 'Alice in Wonderland' 2010. Here you can explore its formal gardens, sculptures and the National Collection of Daylilies.
Location: Torpoint, Cornwall
Walk in the footsteps of Wolf Hall’s real historic characters, and also the actors who went on to play them at Berkeley Castle.
Location: Berkeley, Gloucestershire
Explore the historic parklands at Bowood, and uncover a laboratory, a spa, and even a round of golf.
Location: Calne, Wiltshire
Explore Roman life along the most magnificent of Rome’s great frontiers set in the dramatic landscape of Hadrian’s Wall Country.
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne / Carlisle / Hexham
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
An atmospheric portrait of daily life in Victorian times.
Location: Saffron Walden, Essex
Osborne House in the Isle of Wight was Queen Victoria's holiday home for many years. Pay a visit to this pretty spot to get a glimpse into her family getaways and even see her private beach!
Location: East Cowes, Isle of Wight
Combermere Abbey and Peckforton Castle make for a romantic trip you’ll never forget.
Location: Nantwich, Cheshire
Discover 900 years of English history at Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden, a vast medieval fortress and spectacular castle ruins.
Location: Kenilworth, Warwickshire
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