England holiday guide

There are many different ways to enjoy holidays in England and whether you’re looking for a vibrant city break, a trip packed full of culture or glorious countryside, we can help you find the ideal location.

England holidays in the city

England’s cities offer so much for visitors to see and do and whether you’re seeking culture and attractions, great shopping facilities or simply a fun-packed break, you will not be disappointed.

London, the capital, is hugely popular with visitors seeking city breaks in England. London has iconic sights, such as the historic Tower of London and the modern London Eye, and a huge variety of museums and galleries, such as the National Portrait Gallery and the Natural History Museum. If you’re looking for culture, you may wish to check out one of the many shows on offer in the West End. The city’s shopping facilities are second to none. From the unique and eclectic, such as the markets of Spitalfields and Camden, to the high-end, such as Oxford Street and Regent Street, London is a haven for those seeking some intense retail therapy.

Manchester and Liverpool are also popular cultural hubs in England, with plenty to offer visitors throughout the year. All of England’s cities have their own unique selling points and if you’re looking for varied city breaks with plenty of attractions and fantastic nightlife, a holiday in England could be ideal.

Holidays in the English countryside

England holidays in the countryside can be varied and just as action packed as a break in the city. In the north of the country, The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales offer great walks, friendly pubs and a number of cultural delights. The famed children’s author Beatrix Potter is synonymous with the Lake District and if you’re looking for holidays in England which are suitable for families, you may wish to visit the Beatrix Potter Museum.

If you’re looking for summer holidays in England, you may wish to visit the south. In Newquay and Cornwall, you will find great beaches with plenty of activities on offer, with surfing a popular pastime. In Norfolk you may wish to explore the vast waterways of the Norfolk Broads, while in Kent you can visit the stunning White Cliffs of Dover. Whatever you seek from England holidays in the countryside, we’re sure you’ll find something that will appeal.

Events to enjoy during your holiday in England

England holds many events and festivals throughout the year so there is always plenty to do and see

Festivals in England

England holds a huge number of world renowned music festivals during the summer months, which attract internationally acclaimed artists. The Glastonbury Festival is the most famous but there are plenty of others to consider, such as the Reading and Leeds Festivals and the V Festivals, which are held in Staffordshire and Chelmsford.

Sporting events in England

You may wish to visit England during a major sporting event. England’s Premier League is one of the greatest football competitions in the world and you may choose to watch one of the country’s top sides if you’re on a city break in England. If you love horse racing, there are some prestigious competitions held throughout the year, such as the Grand National, the Cheltenham Festival and Glorious Goodwood. For fans of motorsport, the annual British Grand Prix at Silverstone is hugely popular, while there are a number of international cricket Tests, rugby union fixtures and much more held throughout the sporting calendar.


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