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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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Located on a former Second World War airfield, Newark Air Museum is the ideal place to find out about the history of aviation.
Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire
Britain’s national museum of arms and armour is home to a fascinating and unique collection, including the only existing suit of armour built for an elephant.
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Looking for an immersive and cheap experience? Use mobile technology to delve into the past with Lincoln’s free digital Roman Trail app.
Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
The Battle of Hastings in 1066 changed the course of English history forever. Explore the site and learn about history’s most famous date.
Location: Battle, East Sussex
Broaden your knowledge of the British Army and the various battles fought throughout history at Winchester’s six Military Museums.
Location: Winchester, Hampshire
Spend the day discovering the Romans’ most significant monument in Britain, Hadrian’s Wall, and some of Cumbria’s most scenic spots.
Location: Hadrian's Wall, Cumbria
The National Cold War Exhibition is the only place in the UK where you can see Britain’s V Bombers: the Vulcan, Victor and Valiant.
Location: Cosford, Shropshire
Once Britain’s best kept secret, this major visitor attraction was also the filming location for The Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
Location: Bletchley, Milton Keynes
One of England’s most dramatic walled towns, handsome Berwick-upon-Tweed sits at the most northerly tip of Northumberland.
Location: Berwick, Northumberland
Visit the Holocaust National Holocaust Centre near Newark for the rare opportunity to hear from those who survived Nazi atrocities during WWII.
Location: Nr. Newark, Nottinghamshire
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
Visit the historic city of Worcester and discover the underlying heritage that tells the tale of the most supreme war story fought on English soil.
Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
Viking raiders used Northey Island as a base during the Battle of Maldon in AD991. Today it’s a lot more tranquil...
Location: Northey Island, Essex
Visit the site of the Battle of Shrewsbury in Shropshire and discover how it changed the course of English and French history.
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Housesteads is the most iconic of all the Wall sites and the views and Roman remains are spectacular.
Location: Housesteads, Northumberland
Take a walk around Steel Rigg and Crag Lough to see how the Romans used the natural landscape to maximise the strength of the Empire's frontier.
Location: Steel Rigg, Northumberland
Here you can experience aviation life in wartime including the chance to see the world's oldest Spitfire.
Tens of thousands of proud Lancastrians perished in the Great War, whose experiences in the trenches are brought to life at the Museum of Lancashire in Preston.
Location: Preston, Lancashire
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
Explore nine decks of amazing history, from the heavily protected Shell Rooms to the sights and sounds of the interactive Operations Room.
Location: The Queen's Walk, London
Visit The D-Day Story in Portsmouth and you may be able to meet some of the men and women who took part in the Normandy Landings.
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
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