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Colne Valley Railway [Attraction / Activity]

Yeldham Road, Halstead

Colne Valley Railway, Yeldham Road, Halstead, Essex

Sample the atmosphere and take a ride on an award winning period country railway. A pretty line, almost a mile long, with relocated station buildings, signal boxes and bridges all lovingly restored and rebuilt. A large and varied collection of... more

Design Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

28 Shad Thames, London

Design Museum, 28 Shad Thames, London, London

Little introduction is needed for the Design Museum in London, created by Terence Conran back in 1989 and now the home of ground-breaking design exhibitions year round. The museum’s ever-changing shows present the cutting edge work of creators and ... more

Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary [Attraction / Activity]

Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary, Southern Promenade, Hunstanton

Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary, Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary, Hunstanton, Norfolk

Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary is one of Norfolk’s leading seal sanctuaries, a state of the art marine aquarium taking visitors on a memorable undersea odyssey filled with amazing close encounters with sea creatures of astonishing variety. Highlights... more

SenSpa at Careys Manor Hotel [Spa]

Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst

SenSpa at Careys Manor Hotel, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire

It’s easy to imagine you’ve been whisked off to Thailand at SenSpa, a luxurious destination spa offering the best treatments inspired by the exotic east. Part of Careys Manor Hotel in the New Forest, this well crafted sanctuary invites you to... more

Hadley Wood Golf Club [Golf Course]

Beech Hill, Barnet

Hadley Wood Golf Club, Beech Hill, Barnet, Hertfordshire

Quiet, peaceful and stylish set in the grounds of a historic Georgian mansion dating from 1781, the quality Dr Alister Mackenzie construction was used as an Open regional qualifying venue from 1999 to 2005. Raised plateau greens, some with double... more

Peckover House & Garden [Historic House]

North Brink, Wisbech

Peckover House & Garden, North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire


Discover the fascinating history of Peckover House Peckover House and Garden, facing the River Nene built in 1722. This merchant's town house is renowned for its fine plaster and wood rococo decoration and also displays on the... more

Nunnington Hall [Historic House]

Nunnington, York

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, York, North Yorkshire


Discover the beautiful Nunnington Hall and Gardens Nunnington Hall is mainly a 17th century manor house, the west wing dates from 1580 but was badly damaged during the Civil War by a Parliamentarian garrison. It was extensively... more

Mapledurham House & Watermill [Historic House]

Mapledurham, Reading

Mapledurham House & Watermill, Mapledurham, Reading, Berkshire

Historic home of the Blount family for over 500 years, Mapledurham House is a beautiful Elizabethan mansion. The house contains a fine collection of paintings, portraits, original ceilings and great oak staircases. The beautiful private family... more

Blackwell Golf Club [Golf Course]

Agmore Road, Blackwell, Bromsgrove

Blackwell Golf Club, Agmore Road, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

Blackwell began in 1893 as a nine hole course on the Lord Windsor's Hewell Estate and was extended to 18 holes in 1923, now measuring 6,260 yards, par 70. A small membership allows plenty of time for visitors to an uncrowded course. One unusual... more

Kelmarsh Hall [Garden]

Northampton

Kelmarsh Hall, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Kelmarsh Hall is a romantic mid-20th century garden now largely restored. The grass terrace below the garden front of the Hall, with its rows of pleached limes on either side, together with the tapis vert, a wild flower meadow beyond, flanked by... more

Royal North Devon Golf Club [Golf Course]

Golf Links Road, Westward Ho!, Bideford

Royal North Devon Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Bideford, Devon

The oldest links course in Britain, designed by Tom Morris and the former home of J H Taylor, Royal North Devon at Westward Ho! is an antiquity, a unique, charming links with undulating fairways and a variety of interesting holes over the par 72... more

Pontefract Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Salter Row, Pontefract

Pontefract Museum, Salter Row, Pontefract, West Yorkshire

Pontefract Museum is set in a flamboyant Art Nouveau building with many original furnishings that was originally a Carnegie free library. The museum traces the history of Pontefract, from the civil war, the liquorice factories to life in a workhouse.... more

Red House Spa [Spa]

97 High Street, Newport (Isle of Wight)

Red House Spa, 97 High Street, Newport (Isle of Wight), Isle of Wight

Past its glorious red-bricked Georgian façade, find yourself inside this beautiful Isle of Wight spa – a luxurious boutique affair that’s all chandeliers, feature wallpaper, large leather armchairs and ornaments from far flung corners of the world.... more

Beaney House of Art & Knowledge [Museum / Art Gallery]

18 High Street, Canterbury

Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, 18 High Street, Canterbury, Kent

From ancient Egyptian artefacts to objects from history originating in the east Kent area, the Beaney House of Art & Knowledge in the heart of the city of Canterbury is stuffed with wonderful exhibits. Archaeologists have been exploring the... more

Obsession Salon & Spa [Spa]

Branston Golf & Country Club, Branston, Burton upon Trent

Obsession Salon & Spa, Branston Golf & Country Club, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire

Obsession Salon & Spa is the ultimate holistic experience in sublime luxury hair, beauty and spa treatments and services. This stunning urban retreat is set by the tranquil River Trent in Branston, Staffordshire and is the only spa in the region to... more

St Ives Harbour Spa [Spa]

St Ives harbour Hotel, The Terrace, St Ives

St Ives Harbour Spa, St Ives harbour Hotel, St Ives, Cornwall

Feel a gentle whoosh of sea breeze as you lounge outside on the spa terrace at one of Cornwall’s newest boutique retreats. Sitting languidly above Portminster beach you get the best views of the area – and a spa treat to remember – at St Ives Harbour... more

Bourton House Garden [Garden]

Bourton-on-the-Hill, Moreton-in-Marsh

Bourton House Garden, Bourton-on-the-Hill, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

Back in 1983, a neglected, wild piece of land sat surrounding an 18th century manor house in the pretty Cotswolds village of Moreton-in-Marsh. From that year on, the Paice family took on the task of creating a perfect garden setting and the result is... more

Cannon Hall Park and Garden [Garden]

Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley

Cannon Hall Park and Garden, Bark House Lane, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Cannon Hall Park and Gardens is an idyllic place for a relaxing walk, family outing or picnic. The Park is an ideal place to explore with children, with acres of grassland that are perfect for games. Adjacent to Cannon Hall is the historic walled... more

Levens Hall [Historic House]

Kendal

Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Levens Hall is an Elizabethan mansion, built around a 13th century Pele tower, converted into a gentleman´s residence and home of the Bagot family, containing fine panelling, plasterwork and period furniture. Also paintings by Rubens, Lely and Cuyp... more

Trebah Garden [Garden]

Mawnan Smith, Falmouth

Trebah Garden, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth, Cornwall

Trebah Garden is a 25 acre sub-tropical ravine garden, falling 200 feet from the 18th century house to a private beach on the Helford River. A stream cascades over waterfalls through ponds full of Koi Carp, and exotic water plants wind through... more

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Shirehall, Norwich, Norfolk

There probably isn’t a more child-friendly castle in Britain than Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery so if you’ve kids to consider when planning a day out, this one’s a cracker. Built by the Normans as a royal palace some 900 years ago, this grand... more

The Gibberd Garden [Garden]

Marsh Lane, Gilden Way, Harlow

The Gibberd Garden, Marsh Lane, Harlow, Essex

The Gibberd Garden is a highly individual creation of Sir Frederick Gibberd, the master planner of Harlow New Town. It is sited on the side of a small valley, which slopes down to a brook. Occupying some 7 acres, the garden was planned as a series of... more

Didcot Railway Centre [Attraction / Activity]

Didcot

Didcot Railway Centre, Didcot, Oxfordshire

Didcot Railway Centre is home to a collection of over twenty Great Western Railway steam locomotives based in the original engine shed or under restoration in the locomotive works, together with Great Western carriages and wagons. There is a typical... more

Hodsock Priory [Garden]

Blyth, Worksop

Hodsock Priory, Blyth, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Hodsock Priory and its garden are in the centre of the 800 acre Hodsock Estate which has been owned by the Buchanan family since 1765. The Snowdrop Gardens are open each year with a half-mile walk in the woods with carpets of snowdrops along with... more

Buscot Park [Garden]

Estate Office, Faringdon

Buscot Park, Estate Office, Faringdon, Oxfordshire


Discover, Buscot Park, a magnificent stately mansion and intimate family home Part owed by the National Trust and part owned by Lord Faringdon, Buscot House in Oxfordshire has fabulous grounds to explore across the seasons. The... more

Gawthorpe Hall [Historic House]

Burnley Road, Padiham, Burnley

Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Burnley, Lancashire


Discover 'the Downton of the north' at Gawthorpe Hall Gawthorpe Hall was built in the early 17th century for Sir Richard Shuttleworth although the family owned the estate for 200 years before. Much of the original plasterwork... more

Kew Palace [Historic House]

33 Kew Green, Richmond upon Thames

Kew Palace, 33 Kew Green, Richmond upon Thames, London


Explore a Royal Manor House untouched by History Built as a private house in 1631 and used by the royal family between 1729 and 1818, Kew Palace is an intimate regal home once enjoyed by George III, Queen Charlotte and their 15... more

Chiltern Open Air Museum [Attraction / Activity]

Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles

Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire

The award winning Chiltern Open Air Museum is a great day out for families, with a 45 acre site to run around and explore. There are over 30 rescued historic buildings on display, including an Iron Age House, 1940s prefab, Victorian earth cottage and... more

Chilford Hall Vineyard [Attraction / Activity]

Balsham Road, Linton

Chilford Hall Vineyard, Balsham Road, Linton, Cambridgeshire

Chilford Vineyard cover 18 acres and the first vines were planted in 1972. The internationally famous Chilford Hall Vineyard, originally laid out in 1972 with further planting between 1974 and 1976, currently has 18 acres in production.... more

Cotswold House Spa [Spa]

Cotswold House Hotel, The Square, High Street, Chipping Campden

Cotswold House Spa, Cotswold House Hotel, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

While at some spas, you find yourself elbowed out from your peaceful swim by a noisy aqua aerobics class or jolted out of some quiet contemplation by children in armbands, at Decleor Spa, set in a converted coach house, they believe small and... more

Upton House & Gardens [Historic House]

Banbury

Upton House & Gardens, Banbury, Warwickshire


Explore the Beautiful Upton House and Gardens Upton House is an impressive mansion built in the 17th century on an earlier site, and was remodelled in the 1920s by the 2nd Viscount Bearsted, son of the founder of Shell Oil. He... more

Haddon Hall [Garden]

Bakewell

Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire


Explore the Gardens of Haddon Hall The gardens at Haddon Hall were cleared and replanted at the beginning of the 20th century, returning them to their former glory. Yew trees were planted as well as herbaceous borders; climbing ivy... more

Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Building [Museum / Art Gallery]

The Airfield, Manston Road, Ramsgate

Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Building, The Airfield, Ramsgate, Surrey

The Memorial Building houses wartime Spitfire & Hurricane fighter aircraft together with an ever expanding display of original and emotive memorabilia from the 1939-1945 war periods. Battle of Britain Tapestry. ´Dambusters´ and ´Channel Dash´... more

Wolverhampton Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Established in 1884, Wolverhampton Art Gallery is an award-winning hands-on art gallery situated in Wolverhampton town centre. The Gallery has substantial collections of both Contemporary Art and sumptuous displays of Victorian and Georgian... more

Belton House [Garden]

Grantham

Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire


Discover a quintessential English Country Estate Often referred to as the perfect country house, Belton House in Lincolnshire provides plenty to keep stately home lovers happy for the day. Wander the truly lovely deer park and... more

Royal Pavilion [Attraction / Activity]

4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton

Royal Pavilion, 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton, East Sussex


Discover a world of colour inside The Royal Pavilion Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this iconic Brighton Building mixes Regency grandeur with the visual style of India and China. Wander the halls with an... more

Cotswold House Spa [Spa]

Cotswold House Hotel, The Square, High Street, Chipping Campden

Cotswold House Spa, Cotswold House Hotel, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

While at some spas, you find yourself elbowed out from your peaceful swim by a noisy aqua aerobics class or jolted out of some quiet contemplation by children in armbands, at Decleor Spa, set in a converted coach house, they believe small and... more

Upton House & Gardens [Historic House]

Banbury

Upton House & Gardens, Banbury, Warwickshire


Explore the Beautiful Upton House and Gardens Upton House is an impressive mansion built in the 17th century on an earlier site, and was remodelled in the 1920s by the 2nd Viscount Bearsted, son of the founder of Shell Oil. He... more

Haddon Hall [Garden]

Bakewell

Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire


Explore the Gardens of Haddon Hall The gardens at Haddon Hall were cleared and replanted at the beginning of the 20th century, returning them to their former glory. Yew trees were planted as well as herbaceous borders; climbing ivy... more

Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Building [Museum / Art Gallery]

The Airfield, Manston Road, Ramsgate

Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Building, The Airfield, Ramsgate, Surrey

The Memorial Building houses wartime Spitfire & Hurricane fighter aircraft together with an ever expanding display of original and emotive memorabilia from the 1939-1945 war periods. Battle of Britain Tapestry. ´Dambusters´ and ´Channel Dash´... more

Wolverhampton Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Established in 1884, Wolverhampton Art Gallery is an award-winning hands-on art gallery situated in Wolverhampton town centre. The Gallery has substantial collections of both Contemporary Art and sumptuous displays of Victorian and Georgian... more

Belton House [Garden]

Grantham

Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire


Discover a quintessential English Country Estate Often referred to as the perfect country house, Belton House in Lincolnshire provides plenty to keep stately home lovers happy for the day. Wander the truly lovely deer park and... more

Royal Pavilion [Attraction / Activity]

4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton

Royal Pavilion, 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton, East Sussex


Discover a world of colour inside The Royal Pavilion Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this iconic Brighton Building mixes Regency grandeur with the visual style of India and China. Wander the halls with an... more

The Manchester Golf Club [Golf Course]

Hopwood Cottage, Rochdale Road, Middleton, Manchester

The Manchester Golf Club, Hopwood Cottage, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Hopwood Park was designed by Harry Colt and is a superb mix of parkland and moorland. It measures 6,490 yards and is divided by a wide ravine with a brook winding through it and there are innumerable gullies. There are three holes of 500 yards and... more

The Chestnut Centre [Attraction / Activity]

Castleton Road, Chapel le Frith, High Peak

The Chestnut Centre, Castleton Road, High Peak, Derbyshire

The Chestnut Centre is an escape from the bustle of life, in a secluded natural valley in the Peak National Park. The centre is home to 4 species of otters including the rare Giant Otter, 15 species of owl, tame fallow deer in the deer herd, foxes,... more

Wightwick Manor & Gardens [Garden]

Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton

Wightwick Manor & Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, West Midlands


Explore the beautiful gardens of Wightwick Manor The Wightwick Manor´s 17 acre garden was designed by Alfred Parsons and Thomas Mawson. The main framework consists of large trees with an eye-catching octagonal arbour hung with... more

Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House [Museum / Art Gallery]

University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow

Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City


Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House, Glasgow Part of the University of Glasgow’s old and distinguished Hunterian Museum, The Hunterian Art Gallery is home to an outstanding collection of paintings by Rembrandt, Koninck,... more

Knightshayes [Garden]

Bolham, Tiverton

Knightshayes, Bolham, Tiverton, Devon


Explore the Beautiful Knightshayes Garden The celebrated Knightshayes Garden, was originally planned in the late 1870s and then replanted in the 1950s. Crisply-managed formal terraces and a rather formal woodland garden with a... more

Lord's Tour & MCC Museum [Attraction / Activity]

Lord's Ground, London

Lord's Tour & MCC Museum, Lord's Ground, London, London

Lord´s Tour & MCC Museum is renowned as the home of cricket and England´s premier ground for international matches. The fully guided tour includes the Pavilion, MCC Museum, which celebrates the 450 year history of the game, and many other places of... more

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