Alton Towers

Unleash a torrent of thrill ride roller coaster fun at the fantabulous world of the Alton Towers ResortThe Theme Park Re‐opens for February Half Term from 18th ‐ 22nd February 2014. There is something for all thrillseekers and families, with tons of terrific rides, blockbusting attractions, amazing live…

Thorpe Park

ColossusRiders flung into a record breaking 10 loops of fear at 65 kph. 120 jockey wheels of NASA‐developed materials tenaciously grip 850 metres of proximity‐sensor monitored track. Supermagnets await braking commands from awesome processing software. 2 minutes feel like 2 hours.Nemesis Inferno77 kph comes up too soon. G's…

ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo really is one of the greatest days out on offer in London. Spanning 36 acres of Regent's Park, the Zoo is home to over 650 species of animal.Featuring incredible immersive exhibits such as Animal Adventure and the Blackburn Tropical Bird Pavilion, visitors are…

The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum traces its roots to the middle of the eighteenth century with the establishment of the British Museum in Bloomsbury. The British Museum housed the collection of Sir Hans Sloane 1660‐1753, a prominent London physician and collector. Sloane's collection was extremely varied, including everything from…

West Midlands Safari Park

Voted the best attraction in the Midlands by both children and parents, come to West Midlands Safari Park to drive through safari, experience white‐knuckle rides, walk through lemurs, meerkats and the discovery trail.West Midlands Safari Park is home to over 165 species of exotic animals, many of which…

Blue John Cavern and

Blue‐John is a unique and beautiful fluor‐spar found only in Castleton. The mineral is found in veins in the limestone deep within the Blue John Cavern where it has been mined for centuries.Thought to have been named Blue John by John Kirk and Joseph…

Tower of London

The Tower of London has been an integral part of British Royal history for nearly one thousand years.Only at the Tower of London can you marvel at the breathtaking Crown Jewels, stand on the execution site of three English queens, and hear the myths and legentds…

National Marine Aquarium

The National Marine Aquarium was the first aquarium in the United Kingdom to be set up solely for the purpose of education, conservation and research. It remains Britain's foremost aquarium and in the four years it has been open it has attracted over one and half million visitors…

London Eye

Today, the British Airways London Eye has become, quite literally, the way the world sees London. It is one of the most spectacular and popular attractions in the world, drawing visitors from far and wide.The British Airways London Eye is a truly amazing feat of design…

National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery was founded in 1856 to collect the likeness of famous British men and women,today the collection is the most comprehensive of its kind in the world.Above the entrance of the Gallery are the busts of the three men ‐ all biographers and…

London Dungeon

Deep in the heart of London's backstreet lies The London Dungeon, one of the world's most famous horror attractions.The London Dungeon brings you over 2000 years of horrific history back to life and death.Delve in to the gruesome past of our grim and bloody…

Chester Zoo

Fancy a fabulous day out with more than 11,000 amazing animals Youre in the right place Were the UKs top zoo, with 110 acres of award‐winning enclosures and gardens to explore.Youll pack loads of exciting stuff into a day at Chester Zooand even then youll probably…

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle has been named one of the Seven Wonders of Britain in a major survey by Yellow Pages, backed by the English Tourism Council.Windsor Castle is one of three official residences of The Queen and has been home to the Sovereign for over 900 years.…

Buckingham Palace

George III bought Buckingham House in 1761 for his wife Queen Charlotte to use as a comfortable family home close to St James's Palace, where many court functions were held. Buckingham House became known as the Queen's House, and 14 of George III's 15 children were born there.…

Chatsworth

Chatsworth is one of Britain's best loved historic houses and estates, offering something for everyone to enjoy, from famous works of art and the spectacular fountains in the garden to the finest shopping, food and drink and many miles of free walks.In the house, you can…

Houses of Parliament

The new Palace of Westminster was built in the years following the fire of 16 October 1834 which destroyed nearly all the Old Palace. Work began in 1840 and was substantially completed by 1860, although only in 1870 actually finished. It was formally opened in 1852.Westminster Hall, which…

British Museum

A series of collections which trace the story of Britain from prehistory to the present day, including fine collections covering the prehistoric period, the Bronze and Iron Ages.Highlights include a section of the Sweet Track, the oldest of the prehistoric trackways in Britain, and the body…

Imperial War Museum

Duxford is Europe's premier aviation museum ‐ as well as having one of the finest collections of tanks, military vehicles and naval exhibits in the country. This famous heritage site began as an airfield in the First World War and also played a vital role in the Second…

Chislehurst Caves

Guided tours Our experienced guides will take you on a lamp lit tour, during which you will hear of the Druids, Romans and Saxons. Visitors also see the tunnels made famous as a shelter during the World War 2 when the Caves became the largest air raid shelter…

Drayton Manor Theme Park

For total family entertainment visit the award‐winning Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire.Drayton Manor also has Europe's only Thomas Land, which features wonderful themed rides and attractions based on characters, including Thomas the Tank Engine, Cranky the Crane and Harold the Helicopter. This year, Thomas Land will…

Legoland Windsor

LEGOLAND Windsor has over 50 fantastic rides and attractions, including...LEGO Rocket Racers This unique racing experience is fun for all the family. Guests design their own virtual racer and then compete against the others in their group up to 8 players per game. Skyrider:A high‐rise way to view…

Twycross Zoo

Situated near the small village of Twycross, the zoo occupies over 40 acres and is set in open countryside.Despite its rural location, it is only four miles from the M42A42 which links the M1 and M6 making it readily accessible from anywhere in central England. …

Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle, the finest of medieval ruined castles, set in glorious Shropshire countryside, at the heart of this superb, bustling black and white market town.Walk through the Castle grounds and see the ancient houses of kings, queens, princes, judges and the nobility ‐ a glimpse into the lifestyle…

Shakespeares Birthplace

Possibly the most famous and most visited literary landmark in Britain. This is the house where it is thought that Shakespeare was born and spent his formative years. The house is approached via the Visitors' Centre which holds a comprehensive exhibition about Shakespeare's life. The Birthplace is then…

Shugborough Hall

Set in more than 900 acres of stunning countryside, this Grade One listed Mansion House is a real gem, and a perfect day out for all the family.Located just off the M6 at J13, just a few miles from Staffordshire's county town Stafford, Shugborough Estate offers…

HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast served throughout the Second World War, playing a leading part in the destruction of the battle cruiser Scharnhorst, and also the Normandy Landings.In service with the Royal Navy until 1965, she was saved for the nation in 1971 as a unique reminder of Britain's…

Severn Valley Railway

The best way to see the beauty of the River Severn is from a steam hailed train on the Severn valley Railway between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster.Resfreshments are available at stations and on most tyrains.Luncheon trains run every Sunday.Special events include visits by…

Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral is one of the greatest secrets of London; people heading down Victoria Street on the well‐trodden route to more famous sites are astonished to come across a piazza opening up the view to an extraordinary facade of towers, balconies and domes.Itself a supreme achievement of art,…

Blue Planet Aquarium

National Deafblind charity Sense is offering you the opportunity to come face to face with Europe's largest collection of Sand Tiger sharks. You can dive with sharks, stingrays and tropical fish at the Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire. This fantastic opportunity is suitable for just about anybody and…

Woburn Safari Park

For a day packed with animal encounters and wonderful wildlife, visit Woburn with over 80 species of animals including lions, tigers and bears. Today, it is an award winning attraction which makes a valuable contribution to conservation. Most of all, it is a place where families can enjoy…

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