ID No. 391

This castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in the country. It looks amazing from the outside as the pictures show. Fantastic location with breath-taking scenery. Amazing large castle and grounds. A really great day out for all the family. Really enjoyable and unlike many historic places you feel close to the experience. The Castle occupies a strong defensive position on top of a volcanic rock. The site served as the capital of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Bernicia but was destroyed by the Vikings in AD 993. Later the Normans built a castle on the site which evolved into a formidable    Read More

ID No. 379

The castle was built in the 1775. It has been used as a shooting box. The castle is now home to a variety of exhibitions. It is also the centre for cycling within the park. This is a great place to see a variety of wildlife. It is a lovely pretty drive along the forest to the castle.   Read More

ID No. 341

The castle is a national historic monument, protected by the department of the Environment. The castle is a Norman ringwork and bailey fortification. This castle- a unique all weather, all in one heritage entertainment complex where prehistory, history and nostalgia combine to make one great full exciting day out for the whole family.   Read More

ID No. 340

This garden is a group of linked ornamental gardens. It is a beautiful restored Victorian garden made up of a number of small interconnecting gardens and is full of surprise. The gardens are beautiful, the hedge maze is fun and there is lots of space in the park area for picnics and games. Great garden, it's free to get in and free parking close by. Read More

ID No. 339

 Spend a day in the beautiful countryside and discover the work of most famous sculptor. An absolutely amazing collection of many of his work in one place in a natural environment, where he created them. There is a lot to see and understand. A visit will give you a better understanding of this great artist. Lots of sculptures and artwork to look that. Beautiful setting for these magnificent sculptures.  Read More

ID No. 338

Beautifully well-maintained park. Lots of enjoyable rides. The Park has several roller coaster and others attractions. Lots of species of birds and animals. One of the best theme parks for kids in UK.  An exceptional theme park for younger people and adults alike. Gardens and planted areas are immaculate. Brilliant atmosphere all over the park. Great Park for kids. Perfect family day out. Parking is free.  Read More

ID No. 337

This is a science and local history museum. The Museum is a great place to take families, lots of things to do and see. The science area is particularly interesting with lots of buttons to press. The military exhibits are really nice and interesting.  A good range of exhibitions with plenty to keep kids interested. Free entry.   Read More

ID No. 336

The castle is the second largest castle in the country. This iconic 1000-year-old medieval castle is a favourite for film industry. There's something for everyone here. Film tours, history tours, a military museum, brook flying classes, falconry, the list goes on and on. This is a great day out for all of the family. There is plenty of history within the walls of the Castle. The castle is still in use by a Duke and Duchess. The gardens are lovely with fountains all around. It's nice to see an area with history as well as more modern links for people of all ages to enjoy.  Read More

ID No. 335

The Park is a drive through.  Over 1,000 magnificent wild animals living and roaming freely in wide open spaces. Meet some of the most unsafe animals on the planet and explore the home of rhinos, giraffes, elephants, tigers, bears, wolves and a pride of African lions in a beautiful natural environment. The Park itself is wonderful. The Park is only accessible by car and restrictions apply for soft top or convertible cars. Book a memorable VIP Experience at the park and you could be going off road, stepping inside the animal houses or feeding the animals and meeting them face to face. The Lodge is the perfect setting for weddings, parties, conferences, meetings, product launches and events of all kinds.  Read More

ID No. 334

This Garden is one of the world's great gardens, packed with horticultural inspiration. The gardens delight throughout every season. Swathes of bulbs, magnolias and fruit blossom in spring. Mixed borders and a rose garden in summer. Autumn’s bountiful harvest and golden shades and colourful frost-sparked walks in winter. In the Glasshouse, three climatic zones transport you to gardens from far flung shores. Create your own family adventures around the garden. In the holidays there are extra activities including workshop, storytelling and fresh air fun designed to inspire young gardeners. Visit the food hall for great British inspired dishes and cakes or enjoy the family friendly atmosphere in café. The perfect location for your special day.  Read More

ID No. 333

Beautiful castle with great historic value.  This is a great English medieval castle surrounded by a picturesque lake. Adventure play grounds for children of all ages.  It has become one of the most visited historic buildings in Britain. The castle is well known for its fabulous events. Give yourselves the whole day to walk around everything. Very picturesque castle. The most beautiful castle in the world. The castle itself is definitely worth a visit with a fascinating history. This must be the very best day out in the UK. Car Park is free.  Read More

ID No. 330

An absolutely magical place.  An ideal place for children for an educational visit combined with pleasure. There is a small train ride for the little ones that is fun for them. So much fun walking around the village.  Amazing attention to detail with all the models. Suitable for nursery, infants and juniors. A great family day out.   Read More

ID No. 329

This is a theme park. One of best thriller & adventure park in United Kingdom. Good selection of rides for all ages. It is a great amusement park. There are so many rides for enjoy and amazing place for fun. Free parking here.   Read More

ID No. 328

This is a child-oriented theme park and resort. lots of rides for the kids and beautiful location. The place is huge. It is very impressive how anything can be built from Lego. Amazing place. This is a great family day out.  Read More

ID No. 327

It best preserved Magna Carta.  This cathedral is without a doubt one of the finest cathedrals in the United Kingdom. It has Britain’s tallest spire, the world’s oldest working clock, and the finest of four original 1215 Magna Carta manuscripts.  Built in just 38 years, it is unusual because it is almost entirely in one unique architectural style, early English Gothic- it truly is a medieval masterpiece. Enjoy a picnic in open green spaces and admire the historic houses that surround the Cathedral. What a fantastic place- a truly uplifting experience. Allow 1-2 hours to make the most of your visit and up to 3 if you are doing a tower tour.  Read More

ID No. 326

A popular vacation destination. Absolutely stunning. So many places to visit, gorgeous colours everywhere. One of the UK’s most visited tourist attraction. The landscape is breath taking. The Lakes is beautiful. Great locations if you just want to explore. You have to see it to believe how beautiful it is. Lovely place to bring your family.   Read More

ID No. 325

Well maintained gardens and parks. A lovely railway track around the grounds. There is plenty to see, with a large beautiful garden which is full of various Birds and Animals (rhinos, giraffes etc). This is a wonderful place to walk, enjoying the beautiful landscape, gardens, fountains. Kids will love as there are many activities to do and explore the wonders of nature. A Great and fantastic place to visit with plenty of parking space.  Read More

ID No. 324

One of the most beautiful places in the UK. This place is perfect for picnics and for panorama shots using your phone or camera. There is also so much history to take in those dates back 6,000 years in our collective human history. Great place to drive around. Simply breath-taking.  Read More

ID No. 323

Great castle with lots to look at. Almost 1000 years old. The greatest medieval castle in Britain, you can walk through the ramparts, great halls, servant's quarters and dungeons The Castle is a great place to visit with your family, and an exceptional place to visit with anyone who has never been to an English castle before. There is so much to see here, and lots of additional activities.  Read More

ID No. 321

Great place to visit. Fantastic place to visit and discover amazing plants and facts from all over the world. Great display of an indoor rainforest. The outside gardens are well established. The rainforest and Mediterranean biomes are just amazing! This is a fantastic place for anyone interested in conservation or horticulture.   Read More

ID No. 320

Amazing Place to visit. It is theme park resort. This is one of the most beautiful and attractive theme parks in the UK. Perfect for Thrill seekers. Great rides and magical scenery. There Is so much to do here. The gardens are really pretty and are massive. There is a sea life area. Great for all ages.  Read More

ID No. 319

It encompasses thousands of square miles. Fresh air, peace and quiet. Walk and be surrounded by the glorious English countryside. This area is best known for its stunning scenery and great natural attraction. Absolutely stunning views, fantastic walks, plenty of wildlife. Hundreds of locations, tons of history.  So many things to do and see here.  Read More

ID No. 318

One of the wonders of the world and the best-known ancient memorial in Europe. It is one of the world's unsolved mysteries. It's a place where people want to visit at least once in their lives. There is a very nice path around the perimeter to view them from all sides. Radiocarbon dating of the site indicates that the building of the monument at the site began around the year 3100 BC and ended around the year 1600 BC. Try and imagine who built this, why it was built, and what people thought when they first encountered it.   Read More

ID No. 317

This Park a truly unique and immersive animal experience. Amazing animal, walkthroughs allow you to come face to face with exotic and endangered animals. Plenty of different animals. It's a great place for kids. Parking is free.   Read More

ID No. 303

Absolutely great place for day out with children, to get closer to animals. Plenty of animals to see. A great place for a lake and canal sidewalks with beautiful scenery. The learning of how a farm works with a dairy farm to offering a place to buy your own fresh milk.  Read More

ID No. 235

The Museum exploring the history of the local area. Holds an impressive number of historical artefacts and clothing. The collection includes photographs, furniture, ceramics. Great place to learn about local history, very informative. Free admission. Read More

ID No. 219

Celebrate nature with wildlife walks, boat trips, an adventure play area and lots of cute animals at this centre. Flap, dip and splash your way to an unforgettable day out. There’s a fantastic day ahead of you at this park. Enjoy splashing, dipping, playing, feeding, paddling and getting up-close and personal to some of nature’s most wonderful wildlife.  Read More

ID No. 196

Explore the sets where the movies were filmed of a series fantasy novel. There is so much to see and learn about the films. Get behind the scenes, see how the sets are made and filmed, experience how the prosthetic face masks are applied, marvel at the detail and the sheer volume of work it takes to put a film out. A fabulous place for all ages. So much to see and enjoy.  Read More

ID No. 171

Castle is big. It was formed after the Norman Conquest with a stone keep, it was converted into a residence during the 14th century by the Earl of Devon. The castle went into a ruin in 1539. There is a great spot for a picnic by the river and beautiful woodlands nearby. This is also a great place for bird lovers with a variety of species who visit in the spring and early summer. Take in the meadow of seasonal wild flowers around the motte. Perfect spot for a picnic close to the river and the castle Read More

ID No. 170

The castle contains a colourful and intriguing history. A fantastic historical castle within a castle to visit.. A ruined castle has more than its fair share of many folk tales and ghost stories. The location of the castle makes it ideal for walkers who can explore the nearby beautiful ground and woodland views.  Read More

ID No. 169

One of the best examples of a Norman motte in England. The withstanding stone keep and curtain wall are approximately from around the 14th century. Experience the breath-taking views at the top of the keep over the river. Have a picnic in the tranquil grounds under the shelter of the castle trees – which is a perfect summer space for families. The castle is a walking distance away from the town. Take a look at the 'graffiti' on the trees done by the prisoners of the Second World War.   Read More

ID No. 168

One of England’s most wonderfully located fortresses. This Castle which is over 600 years old. There are spectacular views of the estuary and the sea. This is an incredible family day out. This castle was used in the Civil War and the Second World War. There have been renovations, the Victorian 'Old Battery', which presents heavy guns, guardrooms and many passages to explore. You may take a river boat trip up to the castle, which will park you a minute away from the castle’s entrance. Spend the afternoon in riverside tea room for snacks and beverages. Stroll down the coastal and woodland walks by the castle where there are wildlife and birds to observe.  Read More

ID No. 167

Explore the sights, sounds and smells of an 1835 working mill. This clattering belt-driven machinery once fed the industrial revolution-making millions of bobbins for 135 years- and today feed your imagination with a picture of Victorian working life. Take a tour of the remarkably intact interiors and soak up the atmosphere of a lost era as you watch bobbins being made on the original belt- driven machinery.  Read More

ID No. 161

This is the UK’s largest historic site. A Castle ruin steeped in history. Lovely area with stunning views from the top of the towers. The history it holds is unbelievable. Tudor history at it's best! The love tale between Robert Dudley and Queen Elizabeth 1st.Stunning castle with plenty to see for all the family. Well worth a visit, the castle ruins are awesome. The gardens are well maintained. Read More

ID No. 160

A fascinating place to visit. Great historic site. The exhibition gives you a real sense of the scale of the wall and Fort when they were first built. There is a fort and one of the longest, unbroken stretches of the wall. It is the historical breadth of the story told here that makes it particularly interesting - from the early turf wall, to the later stone wall and the varying stages of occupation of the fort. Read More

ID No. 159

There is much to explore of this castle's eclectic and wonderful past, from wealth to workhouse. It used to be the home to some of the most notable names of Tudor England. It was in this very building that one of Tudor became Queen of England here. The castle wall is breath -taking. The wall has stood for more than 800 years and is 10.5 m high and 2.3 m thick. Take a journey to the past as you count the chimneys (the oldest surviving 12th -century and Tudor chimneys in the country). This place is very invigorating with pleasant emotions and historical knowledge. Absolutely gorgeous.  Read More

ID No. 158

Very old castle in very good condition. Discover one of England's most full and abnormal buildings as you explore every angle of this 12th  century military stronghold. Lose yourself in this 800-years old maze of passageways and secret chambers. It used to be a symbol of royal power and now this grand residence became home to coastal defending and utilised by the RAF during the Second World War as a radar station. Absolutely lovely, in beautiful surroundings. Read More

ID No. 157

This is a historic place.  The abbey built in 1246. In 1539 it has been dissolved. There is virtually nothing left. Very interesting abbey ruin with lots of history. Great to wonder around and read the information boards. All that remains is a museum on the site which contains many artefacts. An excellent place to visit, the remains of the monastery where surrounding the remains is a wildlife. The views are stunning.  Read More

ID No. 156

The castle is one of the greatest samples of military architecture in England. The castle is a beautiful but completely damaged medieval castle which was built in the late eleventh or early twelfth century. Fantastic castle even though it it's a ruin is extensive and you can go to the top and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding countryside. A good place to visit with kids.  Read More

ID No. 155

There is much to explore of this great building ruins and rich social gathering. There are exquisite gardens and fountains on the way to the leisure area. Lovely place amazing history beautiful Church. Good walks round the grounds. Plenty of picnic places. Fantastic fountain. This location has something for everyone to enjoy. This place is outstanding. Read More

ID No. 154

This tall octagonal tower light house is after the first oldest medieval light house in Britain and is still surviving to this day. It is stone structure and is quite big being four stories high. The shape is octagonal on the outside and four sided on the inside. Wonderful views all around. Lighthouse in good condition well worth a visit. Read More

ID No. 153

  It is a fascinating place to visit with a strange haunting atmosphere. The house's façade is elegant and well proportioned. The grounds are by Capability Brown. It is a mile to the lively old entrance gate and worth the walk for the views. A very peaceful and beautiful spot. Free entry and free parking. Read More

ID No. 152

The castle used to be one of the greatest medieval buildings. Unfortunately, the Palace closed in the 1680s.  The ruins are well maintained and signed as to what part of the Palace they were and when built. Also some of the history behind it. Amazing to see ruins from over 800 years ago. An excellent place to visit. Read More

ID No. 151

A Grade I Georgian country house, which contains a variety of historical treasures. Take a tour around the family library and chapel, and visit the room in which oxygen was discovered by  in 1974. Other features include the sculpture gallery, orangery and exhibition rooms. The garden of the house is known for its Italian-inspired landscape. The 30 acres gardens that are located two miles from the House, are an essential viewing (and only open for only six weeks per year!). Children can take part in many different activities here, as there is an Adventure Playground. Take a walk amongst the treetops on the aerial walkways and experience the famous space dive. Read More

ID No. 150

A castle which is over 900 years old that has been an integral part of British history. Explore this castle by taking part in activities such as climbing the castle, exploring its dungeons and discovering the stories of the castle, including the prisoner’s escapes. See the ‘Licking Stones’ where prisoners went for moisture and observe the interesting carvings on the castle floor. Read More

ID No. 149

The abbey sits on many thousands of acres of land and contained farm buildings and a multitude of fishponds. It was thus a ruined 13th century abbey converted into a Tudor mansion. The last monastery rules to be founded in England. The place is a favourite for bride and groom wedding photographs. The abbey is in free access. Nice quiet and interesting old abbey ruins.  Read More

ID No. 148

This is 12th century ruin, just the wall surviving. Here there is a lot of local information from where the allies planned their invasion for D-Day.In 1133, it was built by Henry I as a gift for Augustinian canons.  Read More

ID No. 147

A lovely historical location for a family walk. A pretty and contained circular walk around the walls of this ancient Roman settlement. Large archaeological site revealing Iron Age and Roman settlements, and best-preserved Roman urban area walls in England. Originally a tribal base of the Iron Age.  It was abandoned in the end of 6th or beginning of 7th century, and it were never reoccupied. This is an excellent example of a rare site in the UK. The car park is free and there are informative signs along the way. Where else can you expect to see a Roman wall without a busy crowded town? It is a pleasant walk on top of the wall, quite tall in places, with many boards explaining the history of the city. Read More

ID No. 146

This is ruins of a medieval abbey. A very beautiful and peaceful place to visit. Free parking , very historic with information boards to aid you whist you walk around. Great for all the family. Its a beautiful piece of history well worth a visit to see how people lived. This is the most unique surviving abbey founded by the Cistercian monks in England. A fantastic historic extensive ruins that is a pure delight to visit. This 13th century Abbey's ruin is a gem of a photographic, painting or drawing experience. Steeped in history and lots still standing. Very pleasant site to walk around.  Read More

ID No. 145

‘Greek Revival Architecture’ has many good examples including this, which lays in a landscaped park. It was nearly demolished in 1975 and is now an opera venue. Taking place are parties and weddings which are services rented out to the public. Ancient Roman looking building. What a beautifully romantic use of a glorious derelict building, steeped in history. Wonderfully secluded and quiet with wonderful views of countryside. Lovely place to visit, open to the public free of charge and a great place to have a picnic. Read More

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