Attractions in England
THE PUZZLING PLACE
Museum Square, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DZ
The Puzzling Place where seeing is not always believing! A unique exhibition based on optical illusion. Witness balls rolling uphill in the antigravity room. Visibly grow and shrink in the Ames room. Be amazed by our interactive optic...
POLESWORTH ABBEY & ST EDITHA CHURCH
Location: Situated in the centre of Polesworth, accessed through the ancient Abbey gateway or along the riverside footpath.
Historical sources state that Editha, Princess of Mercia, founded Polesworth Abbey in the 9th century. Today, the ruins of the Abbey Cloister and the two storey Medieval gateway has recently been restored. The Abbey Church later converted to th...
Tourist Attraction / Castle Estate & Gardens
CHOLMONDELEY CASTLE GARDENS
Off A49 Whitchurch/Tarporley Road, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8ET
One of Cheshire's Gardens of Distinction with its extensive ornamental gardens, beautiful Temple Water Garden, Rose Garden and many mixed borders and dominated by a romantic Castle built in 1801 of local sandstone the Gardens are a must for everyb...
Tourist Attraction / Motorsports
SANTA POD RACEWAY
Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough, Northants, NN29 7XA
Vehicles of a different kind can be found at The Santa Pod Raceway, on the North Bedfordshire border where the car is certainly the star. Santa Pod is the home of Drag Racing, and regularly hosts the FIA European Drag Racing Championships, where y...
ALDERSHOT MILITARY MUSEUM
Evelyn Woods Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 2LG
Housed in the only surviving brick-built barrack blocks left in Aldershot and built in 1894, these bungalow-type buildings once covered the whole of North Camp. Today they tell the story of daily life for both soldier and civilian since 1854, as A...
The Minster dates back to Anglo-Saxon times when the 7th Century missionary St. Paulinus is said to have been visited Dewsbury. The Church includes a heritage centre and exhibitions on the church's colourful history, some unique Anglo-Saxon sculpt...
NATIONAL MOTOR MUSEUM
Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO4 27ZN
A great day out for the whole family, discover the Palace House & Gardens on the Beaulieu River in the New Forest, Beaulieu Abbey and how the Cistercian monks lived in the 13th Century. The National Motor Museum has a priceless collection of over ...
Stately Homes & Gardens
Westleigh, Bideford, Devon, EX39 4NT
With four distinctly themed areas, much of it worked on organic principles including the prolific Permaculture garden. Tapeley Garden is home to a rich and fascinating variety of flowers, shrubs, vegetables and wildlife. Features: Italian Te...
Castles & Historic Monuments
Halstead, Essex, C09 3DJ
Hedingham Castle is England's finest and best preserved Norman Keep with the largest arch in a Norman domestic building in Northern Europe. Built in c.1140 by the De Veres, Earls of Oxford, and still owned by descendants. It was besieged by Kin...
Stately Homes & Gardens
NEWBY HALL & GARDENS
Ripon, North Yorkshire, GH4 5AE
Gates open at 11am, last admission 5pm. Garden cleared 5.30pm.
One of Britain's finest Adam houses, with Chippendale furniture, Gobelins tapestries and classical statuary, the Compton 's have resided in Newby Hall since 1748!. Set in 25-acres of stunning, award winning gardens including one of Europe's lar...