Attractions in England
OLIVER CROMWELL'S HOUSE
29 St Mary's Street, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4HF
Visit the former Lord Protector's family home. Experience what domestic life would have been like in the 17th Century in a variety of re-created period rooms as well an exhibition detailing the Civil War. Visit Mrs Cromwell's kitchen, try dress...
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...
THE ROYAL GREEN JACKETS MUSEUM
Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8TS
Situated close to the City Centre and the heart of historic Winchester, with its Great Hall and Cathedral, this excellent Museum records, chronologically, graphically and entertainingly, the history of The Royal Green Jackets and its antecedent Re...
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 ...
WATCHET BOAT MUSEUM
Harbour Road, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0AQ
Displays of flatner boats, plus nets and other items associated with their use, maps, knotwork and boards showing the various uses of withy. Activities include a small rope making machine for making skipping-ropes, plus block and tackle where e...
Castles & Historic Monuments
High Street, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LH
Stately Homes & Gardens
Arundel Castle in West Sussex is nearly 1,000 years old. The order to build the glorious Castle was given on Christmas Day in 1067 by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel, and construction began in 1068. It is the ancestral seat and family home...
THE BATE COLLECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Faculty of Music, St Aldate's, Oxford, OX1 1DB
A rich and fascinating display of some eighteen hundred historical woodwind, brass and percussion instruments; over a dozen early keyboards including 'Handel's harpsichord'; and a unique bow maker's workshop and bows. Workshops and concerts throug...
Country House & Gardens
Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 9BN
Built in the 1130s The Manor is one of the oldest continuously inhabited houses in Britain and much of the original house remains virtually intact in spite of various changes over nine hundred years. The upstairs hall is a room full of atmosphe...
DURHAM UNIVERSITY BOTANIC GARDEN
University of Durham, Hollingside Lane, Durham, DH1 3TN
Don't miss our 24-acre site just minutes from Durham city centre; attractions that appeal to young and old alike, explore our Alpine Garden, Winter Garden, Bamboo Grove and Woodland. View our modern art or watch our bees in action. Walk th...
NEW THEATRE ROYAL
20-24 Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2DD
The New Theatre Royal host a variety of programmes including dramas, musicals, opera, dance and circus. The theatre was reopened in 2004 with an increased capacity, an extended stage with lighting grid etc. The interior was also repainted an...