Attractions in England
Country Parks, Walks & Viewpoints
GRAND WESTERN CANAL COUNTRY PARK
The Moorings, Canal Hill, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 4HX
Once used largely for the carriage of limestone, the canal is now a tranquil recreational waterway for cycling, walking, boating and fishing (permits are required for the latter 2 activities). Meander through 11 miles of pleasant mid-Devon lan...
Redhills, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0DQ
The Lake District's best large visitor attraction. Rheged is Europe's largest grass covered building and is an all weather, all year round visitor centre. Enter it and experience epic adventures on our giant cinema screen - bigger than six double ...
Museums & Galleries
WITHERNSEA LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM
Hull Road, Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU19 2DY
Withernsea Lighthouse is an "all weather" destination towering 39 meters above the town. It features many exhibits, RNLI, Coastguards, historic photographs recording the history of shipwrecks and also Victorian and Edwardian memorabilia.
NATIONAL STONE CENTRE
Porter Lane, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS
Telling the Story of Stone - history, science, technology, art, environment - in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales on the edge of the Peak District. A dramatic site steeped in industrial history, ecology, displaying 330 million year old fossils
Zoos & Wildlife Parks
TROPICAL BUTTERFLY HOUSE, WILDLIFE & FALCONRY CENTRE
Woodsetts Road, North Anston, Near Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S25 4EQ
Encounter the exotic and experience a wild family day out! Get close to free-flying butterflies and birds, as well as friendly, free-roaming farm animals. Meet the residents of Meerkat Mansion and Prairie Dog Camp, along with snakes, birds of prey...
THE ROYAL LOGISTIC CORPS MUSEUM
Deepcut, Camberley, Surrey, GU16 6RW
The Royal Logistic Corps Museum relates the history the regiment and how it has supported the British Armies troops dating all the way back to the days of Oliver Cromwell. Visitors can see for themselves how soldiers have been transported, fed, an...
STRUTT'S NORTH MILL
Derwent Valley Visitor Centre, Belper North Mill Trust, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire
In 1804 William Strutt built North Mill, then the world's most technologically advanced, 'fire-proof', building. We now display, by original and replica machinery, the history of cotton spinning, 'Brettles' renown silk and cotton hosiery colle...
THE GURKHA MUSEUM
Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8TS
The Gurkha Museum commemorates the services of Gurkhas to the British since 1815. The story starts with the Gurkha homeland Nepal before unfolding Gurkha military deeds from 1815 to the present day. The displays cover Gurkha service in the old ...
Museums & Galleries / Tourist Attractions
THE SHIPWRECK MUSEUM
Rock A Nore Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3DW
This award winning museum is devoted to the history of wrecked ships. Hastings has one of the richest displays of shipwrecks at low tide in Europe. An exciting audio-visual presentation tells the story of the ships featured in the display. Thes...
SILK MUSEUMS IN MACCLESFIELD
Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6TJ
The Silk Museums in Macclesfield tell the definitive story of silk. Compelling exhibits on three sites show a working Victorian Silk Mill, costume and silk manufacturing displays. Demonstrations of jacquard handloom weaving, exhibitions of tex...