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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Tintagel Castle, Tintagel
Tintagel Castle is steeped in legend and mystery; said to be the birthplace of King Arthur, you can still visit the nearby Merlin's Cave. The castle also features in the tale of Tristan and Isolde. With a history stretching as far back as the Romans, Tintagel Castle is one of the most iconic visitor attractions in the south west.
Hunstanton Sea Life Centre, Hunstanton
The Sanctuary features a seal hospital, outdoor pools, penguin and otter enclosures and a breathtaking aquarium with an underwater display tunnel. Come face to extraordinary face with the newest residents from the Hammerhead shark family. A pair of Bonnethead sharks have joined the tropical sharks in the mighty ocean tank. Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary is now home to a Chinese Mitten Crab found on the Ouse Wash. Chinese Mitten crabs are an alien species to our British waters, an unusual looking crab, which has furry looking bristles covering its claws earning it the name the ‘Chinese Mitten Crab’. Location: Norfolk (South East)
A World Heritage Site, set in 323 hectares (800 acres) of beautiful countryside, offering an unparalleled opportunity to appreciate the range of England's heritage. Discover the magnificent 12th-century abbey ruins and the only surviving Cistercian corn mill. Amble through the beautiful landscaped Georgian water garden of Studley Royal, complete with Neo-classical statues, follies and breathtaking views.
Shanklin Chine, Shanklin
Enjoy the unique tranquility of Shanklin Chine, the Isle of Wight's oldest tourest attraction, which first opened in1817. A natural scenic gorge with a 45feet waterfall and stream leading to a beach. Shanklin Chine was once a site for shipwrecks and smuggling. It was later used for training Commandos during WWII.
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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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