Things to do in the UK

Here’s a collection of our best ideas for things to see and do in the UK. Whether you’re looking for action and adventure or just a day out with the kids this section of the site is for you.

Staycation Ideas In The UK

Thumbnail image for Staycation Ideas In The UK

We all want to take a break, but don’t want to break the bank while doing it. Rather than jetting off abroad, many budget conscious families are looking for holiday entertainment closer to home. But a UK based ‘staycation’ doesn’t have to mean a fortnight camped out in the back garden. There are a whole […]

Read the full article →

A Winter Family Day in Surrey

Thumbnail image for A Winter Family Day in Surrey

Sick of the same old family days spent at the cinema, careering around an adventure playground, or even worse, mediating fights about ‘boring’ museums?  Well, there is another way, outside the hustle and bustle of the Capital celebrating the great outdoors in a way mum, dad and the kids can enjoy.

Read the full article →

From the Medieval to the Modern – a Guide to the Best of York

Thumbnail image for From the Medieval to the Modern – a Guide to the Best of York

Situated amidst some of Britain’s wildest and most scenic countryside at the point where the River Ouse meets the River Fosse, the city of York gathers together medieval, Roman and Viking history, English tradition and a thoroughly modern city vibrancy to produce a destination that is simultaneously fascinating, entertaining and educational.

Read the full article →

A Day at The Eden Project

Thumbnail image for A Day at The Eden Project

As its name suggests, the Eden Project is a laudable effort to protect and preserve the planet’s natural heritage. The huge complex outside of Cornwall consists of two large geodesic dome greenhouses, each containing its own distinct biosphere of plant life. A research and an education centre as well as a tourist attraction, the site […]

Read the full article →

Winning Herts – the best things to see and do in Hertfordshire

Thumbnail image for Winning Herts – the best things to see and do in Hertfordshire

Adjoining Greater London’s northern border the county of Hertfordshire was originally a stone-age settlement, later occupied by the Romans and subsequently invaded by the Anglo-Saxons (who named the area ‘heort ford’ – ‘deer crossing’ in modern English). Today, Hertfordshire is primarily an agricultural county thanks to its largely flat landscape, but for the Hertfordshire visitor […]

Read the full article →

The 10 Best Family Fun Days Out in Sussex

Thumbnail image for The 10 Best Family Fun Days Out in Sussex

With its winning combination of dramatic chalk cliffs and rolling hills, a coastline dotted with resorts to suit every taste and thousands of acres of open countryside and unspoilt woodland, Sussex is the perfect county to explore with the family. Every gently winding country road or coastal path seems to lead to a new adventure […]

Read the full article →

Surfing Holiday Hotspots in Cornwall

Thumbnail image for Surfing Holiday Hotspots in Cornwall

There’s no doubt that one of the top UK holiday destinations for adrenalin sports enthusiasts is Cornwall. Renowned throughout the world for being home to some of the best surfing hotspots, Cornwall has been a popular holiday destination for decades – here we take a look at why.

Read the full article →