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…

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…

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.…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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 Zoo and even then youll probably…

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…

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…

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…

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. …

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Shakespeare´s 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…

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…

Harewood House

Harewood is a great family day out. Visit the Adventure Playground, explore the Gardens and Bird Gardens, take a boat trip across the lake or marvel at the collections in the House. With an extensive programme of events and exhibitions, Harewood offers something for all.The garden landscape at…

London Aquarium

The £25 million London Aquarium is the first attraction of its kind in the capital, and is one of Europe's largest exhibitions of global aquatic life, displayed in over 2 million litres of water. The London Aquarium combines education, relaxation and entertainment through a multi‐sensory voyage of discovery…

Warwick Castle

Britain's greatest Mediaeval experience at Warwick Castle. castle was created as a fortification in AD 914, to protect the small hilltop settlement from Danish invaders who posed a threat to the Anglo‐Saxon kingdom of Mercia. You are able to explore the Castle with towers, dungeons and state…

Longleat Safari Park

Voted 'UK Family Attraction of the Year' by the Good Britain Guide, Longleat offers a wonderland of attractions to suit all agesSet in more than 900 acres of 'Capability' Brown landscaped parkland with a further 8,000 acres of woodlands, lakes and farmland, Longleat combines the magic of the…

Speke Hall Garden and

Speke Hall is one of the finest half‐timbered mansions of England, set in a tranquil oasis of gardens and woodland on the banks of the Mersey.Originally, visitors to Speke having crossed the stone bridge over the moat would have passed directly through the gatehouse into the Courtyard, entering…

Imperial War Museum North

The museum tells people's stories of war and its impact. Built by Daniel Libeskind to resemble three shards of a shattered globe, representing conflict on land, air and water.Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the…

The Deep

The Deep is an environmental and educational charity dedicated to understanding and protecting the world's oceans.The Deep is the world's only submarium telling the story of the world's oceans from the beginning of time and into the future. Featuring interactive games and live aquaria, The Deep has…

National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum in York, England is the largest railway museum in the world, responsible for the conservation and interpretation of the British national collection of historically significant railway vehicles and other artefacts. The Museum contains an unrivalled collection of locomotives, rolling stock, railway equipment, documents and…

Knowsley Safari Park

Knowsley Safari Park was opened to the public in July 1971 by the 18th Earl of Derby. Then, the safari park' concept of having visitors in cages cars and the animals roaming free based on the drive‐through game reserves of East Africa was unique. In 1994, Edward Stanley,…

Howletts Wild Animal Park

The Parks were started by John Aspinall more than 40 years ago to conserve and breed rare and endangered wild animals with the intention of returning them to safe areas in their natural habitat. The animals are looked after in our two parks that cover over 450 acres…

Port Lympne Wildlife Park

Port Lympne Wild Animal Park is a sister Park of Howletts. We intend on rolling out webcams at the 350 acre reserve at Port Lympne in the near future. Whether you are interested in animals, historic houses, elegant gardens or magnificent scenery, Port Lympne has something for everyone...Palace…

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Visit the magnificent historic ships HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860 and the Mary Rose as well as the fascinating Mary Rose Museum, Royal Naval Museum and Action Stations, an interactive attraction on the modern‐day Navy.Live and breathe our nation's naval heritage through three of the most important warships…

Victoria and Albert Museum

V&A South Kensington is the world's greatest museum of art and design, with collections unrivalled in their scope and diversity. Discover 3000 years' worth of amazing artefacts from many of the world's richest cultures including ceramics, furniture, fashion, glass, jewellery, metalwork, photographs, sculpture, textiles and paintings.The new Architecture…

National Space Centre

The National Space Centre is the UK's largest attraction dedicated to space. From the minute you catch sight of the futuristic Rocket Tower, you'll be treated to hours of breathtaking discovery. On your visit to the National Space Centre you will find yourself immersed in an awe‐inspiring…

Tate Britain

Tate holds the national collection of British art from 1500 to present day. Tate Britain is showing Collections 2002‐1500: BP Displays at Tate Britain, an entirely new presentation of the national collection of British art featuring masterpieces by the key figures of British art including Van Dyck,…

Tate Modern

Tate Modern stands at the heart of London, linked to St Paul's Cathedral by the new millennium footbridge. The building is a remarkable combination of the old and the new.Tate Modern hosts a permanent collection of contemporary and modern art from around the world, and also holds regular…

Althorp House

Althorp has been home to the Spencer family for nearly 500 years. It became the focus of world attention following the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales in September 1997. Like many great country houses, it has benefited from the discriminating and varied collecting of generations…

The Eden Project

The Eden Project, set in an amazing location in the heart of Cornwall, gives you a unique view of the world of plants and human society. The Eden Project is the largest greenhouse ever built, the size of 30 football pitches. There are two massive conservatories:The…

The Queens Gallery

The Royal Collection contains one of the world's finest groups of Dutch 17th‐century paintings. Among the most enduringly popular images in Western Art, these pictures have for centuries been admired for their harmonious compositions, close observation of detail, subtle light effects and meticulous finish. The 51 outstanding examples…

Madame Tussauds

Join a host of the worlds' most famous celebritites at Madame Tussauds waxworks. Watch the Warriors SHow as Alexander the Great & Achilles armies fight the battle of battles.Sign up with The Daily Bugle to get the scoop of the century by getting a picture with Spiderman.Sing,…

Kirkcudbright Wildlife Park

Situated above the town of Kirkcudbright, the park has over 25 acres of woodland and grass areas, overlooking the River Dee. There are over 200 animals to see with the opportunity to feed deer and goats and take part in daily guided tours. The park is involved…

Dynamic Earth

Our Dynamic Earth is one of Edinburgh's most exciting, must see attractions. Take a thrilling journey back in time and learn about our planet Earth. Interactive displays let you see, hear, smell and feel the planet as it was in the past, how it is…

Museum of Science and

See thunderous cotton machinery demonstrated by our Presenters in the Textile Gallery.Weekdays 3:00pmWeekends 11:00am & 3:00pm…

Blackpool Zoo

Just two miles from the famous sea‐front, the AWARD WINNING Blackpool Zoo provides a home to over 1500 animals from all over the world. The Zoo provides new standards of animal care and aims to provide a stimulating, informative and enjoyable experience that demonstrates its role in the…

Science Museum

The Science Museum is the world's pre‐eminent science museum. It houses outstanding collections relating to science, technology and medicine, and is one of the most prestigious and respected organisations dedicated to the promotion of public science and technology. Our collections form an enduring record of scientific, technological, engineering…

Royal Mews

One of the finest working stables in existence, the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace provides a unique opportunity for visitors to see the work of the Royal Household department that provides road transport for The Queen and members of the Royal Family by both horse‐drawn carriage and motor…

Cutty Sark

Come on board and put yourself in the shoes of the crew who sailed this world‐famous ship around the world over a century ago.The ship has been raised over three metres allowing visitors the unique and jaw‐dropping experience of walking underneath a 19th‐century sailing ship, the last surviving…

The Mall Galleries

The Mall Galleries is one of the few London venues to show the work of well‐established British artists alongside that of up‐and‐coming students and young unknown painters. Throughout the year the Mall Galleries are host to numerous art competitions, such as the Singer & FriedlanderSunday Times Water…

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum offers a glimpse of how the original medieval real tennis, has now become a multi‐million dollar professional sport, played all over the world.In the special exhibition area, the costume gallery charts some of the radical changes that have occurred in just over a century…

Britain at War Experience

Experience life in WW2 Britain. Sit in the Anderson shelter and hear the bombs overhead. Learn about evacuation, rationing, women at war, the blackout and much more. Try on gasmasks, lie under the morrison shelter to sleep and walk through the smouldering remains of the bombed…

The Lowry

A dazzling, award winning building in a stunning waterside location. One of the most exciting art galleries in Britain, explore L S Lowry's life and work in ways that might surprise you and discover something new in our other gallery spaces. Opening its door to the…

Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace promises a magical journey back through 500 years of royal history. Discover the magnificent State Apartments of Henry VIII and William III, explore 60 acres of immaculate riverside gardens and lose yourself in the world‐famous maze.There are over 60 acres of gardens to explore at…

World Museum Liverpool

Our fantastic collections include archaeology, ethnology and the natural and physical sciences. Whether you want to hold a mammoth's tooth, watch a shuttle launch or marvel at the Egyptian mummies, the museum makes a great day out for the whole family. Opening on 29 April 2005, the…

Beaulieu Palace House

Formerly the 14th century Great Gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey, Palace House is set in glorious grounds and gardens with immaculate spreading lawns and walkways overlooking the Beaulieu River. The House has been in Lord Montagu's family ownership since 1538, when Sir Thomas Wriothesley, later 1st Earl of Southampton,…

Kew Palace

CLOSED FOR REPAIRSKew Palace, used by the royal family between 1729 and 1818, is the last survivor of several important royal residences at Kew. The Palace, George III's family home, set in the grounds of the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, is currently closed for major repairs.…