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Whether it’s exploring the sights of the city or visiting places that will take your breath away; it’s easy to enjoy a winter escape that won’t break the bank.
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Visit the largest collection of working vintage fairground rides and world-class fairground art in Britain at this fantastic indoor attraction.
Location: Lifton, Devon
Tour Yorkshire writer and vet James Herriot's original home, recreated to look just as it did in the 1940s, in the picturesque town of Thirsk.
Location: Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Set in the heart of the New Forest, Beaulieu is an award winning day out where one ticket grants access to many of the village’s attractions.
Location: Beaulieu, Hampshire
Enjoy a trip to Didcot Railway Centre, whose magnificent restored engines will take you steaming through most of the Oxfordshire countryside.
Location: Didcot, Oxfordshire
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
See live archaeological excavations before your eyes at the ancient fort of Vindolanda.
Location: Vindolanda, Northumberland
Venture beneath the streets to discover a hidden world beneath your feet in the city of Nottingham.
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Discover the intriguing histories of Newark Castle and Nottingham Castle, and enjoy an easy journey between them on the Castle Line railway.
Location: Newark/Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
A photographer’s dream, the Yorkshire Dales has many moods – from wild and windswept to quietly tranquil – each dramatically beautiful.
Location: Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire
Ride the open-top vintage bus on a Chester Tour and see the city’s archaeological and architectural heritage.
Location: Chester, Cheshire
Take the family on a fossil hunting walk along Charmouth Beach and uncover prehistoric history while walking along a dramatic stretch of coastline.
Location: Charmouth, Dorset
Come and visit Stoneleigh Abbey - a medieval masterpiece buried deep in the village of the same name.
Location: Stoneleigh, Warwickshire
Admire historical artworks in a grand setting at Chatsworth.
Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
This lavish Georgian house in Birmingham was once the home of the industrialist and entrepreneur Matthew Boulton, leading member of the Lunar Society.
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Put on your posh frocks and enjoy three days of racing and live music at one of the biggest events in the North East horseracing calendar.
Location: Newcastle, Tyne and Wear
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
Stay at Coombe Abbey, a 12th century Cistercian abbey turned luxury hotel with formal gardens and tranquil lake in a parkland setting.
Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Cycle, walk or bring a horse...
Location: Glossop, Derbyshire
Step into the historic charm of Lacock, where you can explore abbeys, museums, and country houses.
Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire
The first written record of a market in Norwich is in the 1086 Domesday Book - that’s quite a history of wheeling and dealing.
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Set in 250 acres of rolling Hertfordshire countryside, Knebworth House is one of England's most colourful stately homes.
Location: Knebworth, Hertfordshire
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