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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Dinton Pastures Country Park, Hurst

Attractions in Berkshire

Dinton Pastures Country Park is a 400 acre mosaic of rivers, lakes, meadows and wooded areas fro visitors to explore. Countryside events are organised throughout the year, including guided walks, pond dips for children and activity days.


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Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford

Attractions in Somerset

Travel through 100 years of motoring history with Britain's most spectacular collection of historic cars from around the world.


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Norfolk Shire Horse Centre, Cromer

Attractions in Norfolk

This shire horse sanctuary at West Runcton (near Cromer) is home to 5 breeds of heavy horses, a farming bygones museum, indoor wet weather play area, Blacksmith days and so much more. Includes feeding of animals.


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Warwick Castle, Warwick

Attractions in Warwickshire

Imagine a totally electrifying day out at Britain’s Ultimate Castle. Where you can immerse yourself in 1000 years of jaw-dropping history – come rain or shine. Where ancient myths and spell-binding tales will set your imagination alight and your hair on end. Where princesses are pampered and maidens are wooed. Experience the heat of battle at such close quarters you’ll almost smell the fear, as winners become true heroes and losers are confined to dark, dank dungeons to be forgotten for eternity. It could only be Warwick Castle. Location: Warwickshire (Midlands)


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SS Great Britain, Bristol

Attractions in Bristol

Visit the world's first great ocean liner, the pinnacle of Victoria engineering and luxury. Take a hard-hat tour and witness the conservation of this historically important iron ship. Step back in time when you board the SS Great Britain, discover the true stories behind the ship that changed the world.


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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo Fast Track Tickets, Dunstable

Attractions in Bedfordshire

Escape on an adventure across acres of beautiful English countryside with fantastic views across the Chiltern Downs and watch lions, tigers, elephants, hippos and giraffes out and about in huge outdoor enclosures. Hop aboard the Jumbo Express train adventure or take a free Safari Bus as you make your way around the scenic Zoo, one of Europe's largest conservation centres. In 2011 check out the regular events timetable throughout the year including daily demonstrations featuring elephants, sea lions and birds of prey. Location: Bedfordshire (South East)


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South of England Rare Breeds Centre, Ashford

Attractions in Kent

Meet and pet all your favourite friendly farm animals as you wander around a farm trail. The centre is also home to many endangered and rare British animals. Set in acres of beautiful woodland, there are plenty of places to picnic while the kids play. Whatever the weather come and enjoy a great family day out.


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Porfell Wildlife Park & Sanctuary, Liskeard

Attractions in Cornwall

A place where families can enjoy close contact with domestic, exotic and wild animals. Discovery and surprise are all part of the fun as you feed the ducks, chickens, goats and deer. There are also zebras, lemurs, raccoons, wallabies and many more.


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The Deep, Hull

Attractions in East Yorkshire

The Deep, one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world is located in Hull, East Yorkshire. This award-winning visitor attraction is home to over 3,500 fish including spectacular sharks and rays, making it the perfect family day out.


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Bolsover Castle, Bolsover

Attractions in Derbyshire

An enchanting early 17th Century, set on a hill with restored walled gardens, a superb indoor riding house and outstanding craftsmanship. Visit the Discovery Centre and enjoy the interactive scale model of the castle.


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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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