Top Holiday Attractions in England

Top holiday attractions in England

Whether you are looking for something to keep you, your partner or a group of friends entertained our selection of holiday attractions in England will give you some inspiration.

From thrills and spills at theme parks to the peace and relaxation of beautiful gardens there is something for everyone across England. The attraction listings include museums, country houses, castles, cathedrals, farms, zoos and so much more.

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Avon Heath Country Park, St Leonards

Attractions in Dorset

Enjoy a day at Dorset's largest country park, walking or cycling in the beautiful heathland and woods. Special events include pond dipping; Easter egg trails; bug hunts; den building; orienteering; animal tracks and signs and dawn-chorus walks.


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Howletts Wild Animal Park, Canterbury

Attractions in Kent

Howletts is set in mature parkland and contains John Aspinall's collection of animals. See one of the largest collections of tigers in the worlds and the largest breeding colony of gorillas in captivity. From close encounters with tigers at the glass-fronted enclosures to a high ropes adventure on the Treetop Challenge, you'll find surprises around every corner.


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Dinosaur Adventure Park, Norwich

Attractions in Norfolk

Armed with your Adventurers' Guide, explore and play in 100 acres of woods and parkland, discovering the amazing world of the dinosaurs. Dinosaurs, creepy crawlies, educational activities, discover tribes, raptor racers, Jurassic putt and lots more.


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Cholderton Charlie's Farm, Sailsbury

Attractions in Wiltshire

This park for rare farm animals has a wealth of things to see and do and is home to one of Britain's largest collections of rabbit breeds. There is also a replica Iron Age roundhouse farm and nature trail.


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Carlisle Castle, Carlisle

Attractions in Cumbria

Standing strongly in the city it has dominated for nine centuries, Carlisle Castle was a constantly updated working fortress until well within living memory. Now its rich and varied visitor attractions reflect its long and eventful history. Even before the medieval castle was begun, this site was an important Roman fortress.


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The Monkey Sanctuary, Looe

Attractions in Cornwall

There's a lot to do for the whole family; you can take a tour of the monkey enclosures and learn about these fascinating animals from our team of expert keepers; take a gentle stroll around the beautiful woodland gardens, a haven for native wildlife; or stop for a bite to eat in our award winning Tree-Top Cafe.


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Tower of London, London

Attractions in London

A visit to the Tower of London's 11 towers encompasses 1,000 years of history, some of it bloody. Far more than just a trip to see the Crown Jewels, there are talks, tours, holiday events and family trails.


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Longdown Activity Farm, Southampton

Attractions in Hampshire

There is fun for all the family at Longdown Activity Farm, with a variety of hands-on activities, including small animal handling and bottle-feeding young animals. There are lots of brilliant farmyard buildings to explore and loads of fabulousindoor and outdoor play areas including trampolines, a ball pool and the straw bale barn.


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Drusillas Park, Eastbourne

Attractions in East Sussex

Drusillas Park has more that 100 animal species in naturalistic environments including meerkats, otters, monkeys, penguins, bats and lemurs. There is an excellent children's play area.


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National Seal Sanctuary, Helston

Attractions in Cornwall

The National Seal Sanctuary is a rescue, rehabilitation and release centre for seals. With Nursery pools, Convalescence and Resident pools, and a specially designed Hospital.


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Attractions with Wheelchair Access

Most UK holiday attractions now offer suitable wheelchair access and you will find on our listings that we have indicated where we believe they are accessible. However you should check prior to departure with the attraction for your specific needs.

Pet/Dog Friendly Attractions

Many of the attractions are dog friendly and so we have indicated where we believe they are pet friendly. Again, please check prior to departure with the attraction to make sure as rules do change.

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