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Food & Drink, History, Nature. Whether you are looking for something to do while you are in a particular area, or are looking for the hallmark moment of a tour, this list will give you a feel for what we can organise for you.

Price Key
BAND PRICE BAND PRICE
 A FREE  N 301-350
B  <5 O 351-400
C 6-10 P 401-450
D 11-15 Q 451-500
E 16-20 R 501-550
F 21-30 S 551-600
G 31-50 T 601-650
H 51-75 U 651-700
I 76-100 V 701-800
J 101-150 W 801-900
K 151-200 X 901-100
L 201-250 Y 1001-1250
M 251-300 Z 1251-1500

 

LONDON ATTRACTIONS

BAND A

Big Ben London

Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and often extended to refer to the clock and the clock tower.

Buckingham Palace London

Buckingham Palace is the London residence and administrative headquarters of the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom. Located in the City of Westminster, the palace is often at the centre of state occasions and royal hospitality

Kenwood House London

Kenwood House is a former stately home, in Hampstead, London, on the northern boundary of Hampstead Heat

Harrods London

Harrods is a department store located on Brompton Road in Knightsbridge, London. It is owned by the state of Qatar

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.

BAND B

Jewel Tower

The Jewel Tower is a 14th-century surviving element of the royal Palace of Westminster, in London, England

BAND C

Apsley House & Wellington Arch

Apsley House, also known as Number One, London, is the London townhouse of the Dukes of Wellington. It stands alone at Hyde Park Corner, on the south-east corner of Hyde Park.

Marble Hill House

Marble Hill House is a Palladian villa built between 1724 and 1729 in Twickenham in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

Ranger’s House London (The Wernher Collection)

Ranger’s House is a medium-sized red brick Georgian mansion in the Palladian style, adjacent to Greenwich Park in the south east of London.

BAND D

Eltham Palace and Gardens

1930s Art Deco house with a Medieval great hall and ornamental gardens with picnic and play areas.

Shakespeare Globe

Oak-and-thatch replica of original Elizabethan theatre, showing Shakespeare plays in the open air.

London Eye – River Experience

BAND E

Windsor Castle

There is a lot to see and do at Windsor Castle, so please allow enough time to make the most of your visit. We suggest between 2½ and 3 hours. The Castle is at the top of a steep hill, and the visitor route covers long distances. You are advised to wear comfortable shoes.

Churchill War Rooms

Secret underground headquarters where Prime Minister Winston Churchill lived and worked during WWII.

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not

Museum with kitschy oddities on display, including shrunken human heads & rare animal skeletons.

St. Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London. It sits on Ludgate Hill at the highest point of the City of London and is a Grade 1 listed building.

BAND F

London Hop on – Hop Off

Thames Clippers London

Thames Clippers is a river bus service on the River Thames in London. The company operates both commuter services between eastern and Central London and tourist services under licence from London River Services

English Heritage Pass London

Our Overseas Visitor Pass gives you the best value for money and a simple way to explore England’s greatest historical attractions.
Simply choose between the 9 consecutive day pass or the 16 consecutive day pass, book online and collect it from any of our sites.
Valid at over 100 places including Stonehenge and Dover Castle, the Overseas Visitor Pass gives you the flexibility to get the most out of your trip to England

London Eye

The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. Also known as the Millennium Wheel, it has also been called by its owners the British Airways London Eye

Hampton Court Palace London

Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace in Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England, 11.7 miles south west and upstream of central London on the River Thames

Jack the Ripper, haunted London and Sherlock Holmes tour

Highlights:
• Open top bus ride through the dark side of London with expert guide.
• Hear stories of the dead people buried at Westminster Abbey and pass the banqueting house where Charles I was beheaded.
• See the Old Bailey, where the Elephant Man lived and where Braveheart was tortured.
• Short walking tour of haunted Smithfield market.
• Walk in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper and inspect the murder sites.
• Tour ends at the Sherlock Holmes pub near Trafalgar square in central London.

Tower of London

The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London

Public Sightseeing Tour – Historic Pubs Walking Tour

Drink London – Historical Pub Tour

Arsenal Football Club – Self-Guided Tour & Stadium Tour

Chelsea – Guided Stadium Tour

London Dungeon

The London Dungeon is a tourist attraction in London, England, which recreates various gory and macabre historical events in a gallows humour style. It uses a mixture of live actors, special effects and rides

London Eye & River Cruise

Madame Tussauds, Star Wars & Marvel 4D

Millions and millions of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds since they first opened over 200 years ago and it remains just as popular as it ever was. There are many reasons for this enduring success, but at the heart of it all is good, old-fashioned curiosity.

Shrek’s Adventure!

Family-friendly attraction based on the film “Shrek” with a 4D movie & interactive fairy tale shows.

Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral, or the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ, in London is the mother church of the Catholic Church in England and Wales

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

BAND G

Classic Rock & Beatles London

We call this our Classic Rock legends tour because it covers sites and locations relevant to the history of so many 60s, 70s and 80s artists in the elite neighbourhoods of Chelsea, Kensington, Holland Park, Notting Hill Gate, St John’s Wood, Marylebone and the West End. We’re touring sites that made the Sixties swing; where London’s hippy underground ‘counter-culture’ took off; and where the 70s punk revolution took place! You’ll See the boutiques, pubs and clubs that made these decades, inspiring hundreds of well-known lyrics. Ideal for Beatle fans, you’ll see Brian Epstein’s flat, Ringo’s Kings Road apartment, John and Yoko’s first home, Paul’s current London home, the EMI studio where the St Pepper’s cover was shot, the Apple Office and boutique, and where the ‘Mop Tops’ the played their last ever live gig. There are lots more other Beatle and related landmarks.

 

Public Sightseeing Tour – Morning London – Big Ben, Westminster, Trafalgar Square Buckingham Palace & Changing of the Guard

Public Sightseeing Tour – Jack the Ripper’s Evening Tour – Includes Fish ‘n Chips Supper

Public Sightseeing Tour – Stonehenge Express

Public Sightseeing Tour – Windsor Express

London Eye – Fast Track

London Eye – Champagne Experience

The View From The Shard

Warner Bros Harry Potter Studio

Set adjacent to the working film studios where all eight Harry Potter films were made, the Studio Tour offers visitors the unique opportunity to explore two soundstages and a backlot filled with original sets, animatronic creatures and breathtaking special effects.

Chessington World of Adventures

Legoland 

Thorpe Park 

BAND H

Royal London Morning Tour

After the morning pick up we depart Victoria and drive through the very heart of central London past some of the key landmarks including Big Ben, The Houses of Parliament and The London Eye before driving along the Embankment with great views of The River Thames.

Public Sightseeing Tour – Afternoon London – St. Paul’s, Tower of London, Crown Jewels & River Cruise

Public Sightseeing Tour – Warner Bros Harry Potter Studio Tour

English Heritage Pass 16 Day

BAND I

City cruises Dinner Cruise London

Set sail along the River Thames on-board the most popular party boat in town – The City Cruises Showboat Dinner Cruise!

City cruises Thames Circular Cruise London

Set sail along the River Thames on-board the most popular party boat in town – The City Cruises Showboat Dinner Cruise!

English speaking guide in London

The London Pass

Free entry to over 60 attractions, tours and museums including Tower of London, Westminster Abbey and many more
Free Hop on Hop off Bus Tour to explore London and discover all of it’s iconic landmarks
Fast Track Entry – skip the lines at selected attractions to save time during busy periods
Instant Mobile Ticket option – get The London Pass on your Smartphone device
Optional Oyster Travelcard to cover all of your transport needs
Free 160+ page guidebook packed with helpful tips, info and maps
Free Money Back Guarantee for all online orders – purchase with confidence online today
Over 20 exclusive special offers also available to London Pass customers.

Magic of London with Champagne Afternoon Tea London

Includes private tour of the Tower of London – see the Crown Jewels.
Private guided tour of the Tower of London with Yeoman Warder
Be the first group to visit the Crown Jewels
Panoramic drive seeing the icons of London; Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, the London Eye and much more
See Changing of the Guard – subject to availability
Short boat trip on the Thames – see St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Globe Theatre and London bridge
Visit St Pauls with professional guide and fast entry ticket
Champagne tea and scones at Park Plaza Westminster Hotel

Total London with the London Eye

Includes private tour of the Tower of London – see the Crown Jewels.
Highlights:
• Private guided tour of the Tower of London with Yeoman Warder
• Be the first group to visit the Crown Jewels
• Further tour of the Tower by Yeoman Warder plus free time to explore
• Panoramic drive seeing the icons of London; Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament and the London Eye.
• See Changing of the Guard – subject to availability
• Short Boat trip – see St Paul’s Cathedral, & the Globe Theatre
• Visit St Paul’s Cathedral with professional guide and fast entry ticket
• Flight on the Coca Cola London Eye

Welcome to London

Includes private tour of the Tower of London – see the Crown Jewels.
Highlights:
• Private guided tour of the Tower of London with Yeoman Warder
• Be one of the first groups to visit the Crown Jewels
• Panoramic drive seeing the icons of London; Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, the London Eye.
• See Changing of the Guard – subject to availability
• Short Boat trip – see St. Pauls Cathedral & the Globe Theatre.
• Visit St Pauls with professional guide and fast entry ticket

Transfer, VIP 1-3, Executive Saloon, Heathrow to Central London Hotel or vice versa

Transfer, 1-6, Saloon, London Station to Central London Hotel or vice versa

Public Sightseeing Tour – Full Day London – Big Ben, Westminster, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace & Changing of the Guard; St. Paul’s, Tower of London, Crown Jewels & River Cruise

Public Sightseeing Tour – Stonehenge & Bath

Public Sightseeing Tour – Downton Abbey Village, Blenheim Palace & Cotswolds

Public Sightseeing Tour – Windsor Castle, Stonehenge & Oxford

Public Sightseeing Tour – Oxford & Cambridge

London Pass with Transport 1 Day

BAND J

Transfer, 1-6, Saloon, Heathrow to Central London Hotel or vice versa

Return, VIP 1-3, Executive Saloon, Central London Hotel to Theatre/Restaurant

Eat London – Brixton/Borough Markets

London Pass with Transport 3 Day

BAND K

Return, 1-6, Saloon, Central London Hotel to Theatre/Restaurant

Half Day London, VIP Tour, 1 -2 Pax

Half Day London, 1-6 Pax

Half Day Greenwich, 1- 6 Pax

Half Day Windsor, 1 – 6 Pax

Classic Mini Cooper Tour, Best Bits of London, 2 hours, 1-3 Pax

Day Rail Tour – Edinburgh

Day Rail Tour – Paris – Eurostar & HOHO

London Pass with Transport 6 Day

BAND L

Half Day Greenwich, VIP Tour, 1-3 Pax

Half Day Windsor, VIP Tour, 1 -3 Pax

Classic Mini Cooper Tour, Harry Potter Film Locations, 2 hours, 1-3 Pax

Classic Mini Cooper Tour, Beatles Tour, 2 hours, 1-3 Pax

Day Rail Tour – Liverpool

Day Rail Tour – Edinburgh  – 1st Class

BAND M

Private Black Cab Tour, London By Night, 2.5 hours, 1 – 5 Pax

BAND N

Full Day London, Tour with Guide, 1-6 Pax

Private Black Cab Tour, Rock ‘n Roll Around London, 3 hours, 1 – 5 Pax

Private Black Cab Tour, James Bond 007, 3 hours, 1 – 5 Pax

Private Black Cab Tour, Filmed in London, 3 hours, 1 – 5 Pax

Private Black Cab Tour, Harry Potter’s London, 3 hours, 1 – 5 Pax

Private Black Cab Tour, Fab 4, Beatles London, 3 hours, 1 – 5 Pax

Private Black Cab Tour, Sherlock Holmes London, 3 hours, 1 – 5 Pax

Day Rail Tour – Paris – Eurostar & HOHO – 1st Class

Secret Gardens of London – Black Cab & Walking Tour

BAND O

Full Day London, VIP Tour, 1-3 Pax

Full Day London & Windsor, VIP Tour, 1 – 3 Pax

Full Day London & Oxford, VIP Tour, 1- 3 Pax

Full Day Oxford & Stratford, VIP Tour, 1- 3 Pax

Full Day London, Tour, 1-6 Pax

Full Day London & Windsor, Tour, 1 – 6 Pax

Full Day London & Oxford, Tour, 1- 6 Pax

Full Day Oxford & Stratford, Tour, 1- 6 Pax

Private Black Cab Tour, The Bard, Beatles, Bond & Baker St., 4 hours, 1 – 5 Pax

Private Black Cab Tour, London Sights & Sounds, 4 hours, 1 – 5 Pax

London Eye – Cupid’s Capsule

BAND P

Half Day London, Tour with Guide, 1 – 6 pax

Half Day London, VIP Tour with Guide, 1- 3 pax

Half Day Greenwich, Tour with Guide, 1 – 6 Pax

Half Day Windsor, Tour with Guide, 1 – 6 Pax

Half Day Greenwich, VIP Tour with Guide, 1-3 Pax

Half Day Windsor, VIP Tour with Guide, 1-3 Pax

Classic Mini Cooper Tour, The Italian Job, 2 hours, 1-3 Pax

BAND Q

Full Day, Bath & Stonehenge, VIP Tour, 1 -3 Pax

Full Day, Bath & Stonehenge, Tour, 1 – 6 Pax

BAND R

Private Black Cab Tour, Complete London Sights & Experience, 8 hours, 1 – 5 Pax

Private Black Cab Tour, The British Monarchy, 8 hours, 1 – 5 Pax

London Eye – Private Capsule

BAND V

Full Day London, VIP Tour with Guide, 1- 3 Pax

Full Day London & Windsor, VIP Tour with Guide, 1- 3 Pax

Full Day Windsor & Oxford, VIP Tour with Guide, 1- 3 Pax

Full Day Oxford & Stratford, VIP Tour with Guide, 1- 3 Pax

Full Day London & Windsor, Tour with Guide, 1- 6 Pax

Full Day Windsor & Oxford, Tour with Guide, 1- 6 Pax

Full Day Oxford & Stratford, Tour with Guide, 1- 6 Pax

BAND W

Full Day Bath & Stonehenge, VIP Tour with Guide, 1- 3 Pax

BAND X

Full Day Bath & Stonehenge, Tour with Guide, 1- 6 Pax         

 

ENGLAND ATTRACTIONS

BATH

BAND C

Farleigh Hungerford Castle

In a beautiful valley of the river Frome, on the border between Wiltshire and Somerset and only nine miles from Bath, stands the remains of Farleigh Hungerford Castle.Started in the 14th century, it still has much for visitors to enjoy and provides a great day out for families with children, couples and even walkers enjoying the beautiful surrounding countryside. This fortified mansion was occupied for 300 years by the remarkable Hungerford family and today their intriguing, yet sometimes gruesome stories are told through graphic interpretation panels and a free audio tour. There are many hidden treasures – the chapel with rare medieval wall paintings and family tombs; extensive displays in the Priest’s house; and for those who are brave enough to enter the crypt, there’s the best collection of human-shaped lead coffins in Britain.

BAND E

Roman Baths

The Roman Baths complex is a site of historical interest in the English city of Bath.

Bath HOHO

BEDFORDSHIRE

BAND C

Bushmead Priory

The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Bushmead, commonly called Bushmead Priory, was a monastic foundation for Augustinian Canons, located at Bushmead in the County of Bedfordshire in England. It is a Grade I listed building.

BAND D

Wrest Park Bedfordshire

Wrest Park is a country estate located in Silsoe, Bedfordshire, England. It comprises Wrest Park, a Grade I listed country house, and Wrest Park Gardens, also Grade I listed, formal gardens surrounding the mansion.

BRIGHTON

BAND D

Royal Pavilion Brighton

The Royal Pavilion, also known as the Brighton Pavilion, is a former royal residence located in Brighton.

Brighton HOHO

BAND E

British Airways i360

The British Airways i360 is a 162-metre observation tower on the seafront of Brighton

CAMBRIDGE

BAND B

Longthorpe Tower

Longthorpe Tower is a 14th-century three-storey tower in the village of Longthorpe, famous for its well-preserved set of medieval murals.

BAND C

King’s College Cambridge

King’s College was founded in 1441 by Henry VI (1421-71) and is one of the 31 colleges in the University of Cambridge. King’s has an outstanding academic record and is also world-famous for its Chapel and choir. The Christmas Eve service from King’s (A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols) is broadcast to millions around the world.

BAND E

Cambridge HOHO

CHESTER

BAND A

Chester Walls Walk

Follow in the footsteps of the Roman soldier patrols, the medieval archers and the elegant Georgian promenaders and enjoy a unique perspective of Chester with panoramic views on both sides as you explore the most complete circuit of city walls in the country. See the Water Tower that is no longer next to the water, the remains of the Roman amphitheatre, the tower where Charles I stood to watch the Battle of Rowton Moor, the famous, much-photographed clock on the Eastgate, the castle

BAND C

Beeston Castle Chester

A ruined English Heritage castle atop a crag, with woodland wildlife trails and spectacular views.

BAND E

Chester HOHO

CORNWALL

BAND B

Chysauster Ancient Village

This Iron Age settlement was originally occupied almost 2,000 years ago and is one of the finest examples of such in the country.The village was made up of of stone-walled homesteads known as ‘courtyard houses’, found only on the Land’s End peninsula and the Isles of Scilly. The houses line a ‘village street’, and each had an open central courtyard surrounded by a number of thatched rooms.The people of Chysauster were farmers and archaeological investigations have revealed that cereal crops were grown in the fields surrounding the village. It is also highly likely that pigs and goats were kept by the settlers and the site is believed to have been occupied for around 100 years. The reason for their departure is not known but could have possibly have been due to a decrease in the population or the availability of fuel.

Launceston Castle

Launceston Castle is located in the town of Launceston, Cornwall, England. It was probably built by Robert the Count of Mortain after 1068, and initially comprised an earthwork and timber castle with a large motte in one corner.

Restormel Castle

Restormel Castle lies by the River Fowey near Lostwithiel in Cornwall, England, UK. It is one of the four chief Norman castles of Cornwall, the others being Launceston, Tintagel and Trematon. The castle is notable for its perfectly circular design.

BAND C

Minack Theatre

The Minack Theatre is an open-air theatre, constructed above a gully with a rocky granite outcrop jutting into the sea. The theatre is at Porthcurno, 4 miles from Land’s End in Cornwall.

St Mawes Castle

St Mawes Castle is an artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII near Falmouth, Cornwall, between 1540 and 1542

Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle is a medieval fortification located on the peninsula of Tintagel Island adjacent to the village of Tintagel, north Cornwall in England in the United Kingdom.

COTSWOLDS

BAND A

Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is a rural area of south central England covering parts of 6 counties, notably Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire. Its rolling hills and grassland harbour thatched medieval villages, churches and stately homes built of distinctive local yellow limestone. The 102-mile Cotswold Way walking trail follows the Cotswold Edge escarpment from Bath in the south to Chipping Campden in the north.

CUMBRIA

BAND B

Brougham Castle

Brougham Castle is a medieval building about 2 miles south-east of Penrith, Cumbria, England. The castle was founded by Robert de Vieuxpont in the early 13th century.

Lanercost Priory

Lanercost Priory was founded by Robert de Vaux between 1165 and 1174, the most likely date being 1169, to house Augustinian Canons.

BAND C

Birdoswald Roman Fort – Hadrian’s Wall

Banna, now known as Birdoswald Roman Fort, was a fort, towards the western end of Hadrian’s Wall, in the Roman province of Britannia. Today the site is occupied by a former farm called Birdoswald.

Furness Abbey

Furness Abbey, or St. Mary of Furness is a former monastery located in the northern outskirts of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Stott Park Bobbin Mill is a 19th-century bobbin mill and now a working museum located near Newby Bridge, Cumbria

DERBYSHIRE

BAND C

Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle is a ruined 11th-century castle overlooking the village of Castleton in the English county of Derbyshire.

Hardwick Old Hall

The remodelled family home of Bess of Hardwick, one of the richest and most remarkable women of Elizabethan England

Wingfield Manor

Wingfield Manor is a deserted and ruined manor house some 4 miles from the town of Alfreton in the English county of Derbyshire. There is a working farm that forms part of the old manor.

Bolsover Castle

Bolsover Castle is a castle in Bolsover, Derbyshire, England. It was built in the early 17th century by the Cavendish family, on the site of a medieval castle founded in the 12th century by the Peverel family.

DEVON                                                                      

BAND C

Berry Pomeroy Castle

Berry Pomeroy Castle, a Tudor mansion within the walls of an earlier castle, is near the village of Berry Pomeroy, in South Devon, England. It was built in the late 15th century by the Pomeroy family which had held the land since the 11th century.

Clovelly Village

Clovelly is a small village in the Torridge district of Devon, England. It has a harbour and is a tourist attraction notable for its steep pedestrianized cobbled main street, donkeys and views over the Bristol Channel.

Dartmouth Castle

Dartmouth Castle is an artillery fort, built to protect Dartmouth harbour in Devon, England. The earliest parts of the castle date from the 1380s, when, in response to the threat of a French attack.

Okehampton Castle

The remains of the largest castle in Devon, in a stunning setting on a wooded spur above the rushing River Okement. Begun soon after the Norman Conquest as a motte and bailey castle with a stone keep, it was converted into a sumptuous residence in the 14th century by Hugh Courtenay, Earl of Devon, much of whose work survives. After the last Courtenay owner fell foul of Henry VIII in 1538, it declined into an allegedly haunted ruin. There is a riverside picnic area and beautiful woodland walks nearby. It’s also a great place for bird lovers with regular visiting species and in spring and early summer you can enjoy a variety of seasonal wild flowers, which adorn the meadow, woodland and motte.

DORSET

BAND C

Portland Castle

1540s structure with gun platforms and sea views, a Tudor kitchen, a heritage garden and tea rooms.

DURHAM

BAND A

Durham Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, usually known as Durham Cathedral and home of the Shrine of St Cuthbert, is a cathedral in the city of Durham, England, the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Durham.

ESSEX

BAND C

Hill Hall

Hill Hall, located near Epping, Essex, England, is a recently restored Elizabethan mansion. Although owned by English Heritage, the building consists of many private apartments. It is a grade I listed building.

Tilbury Fort

Tilbury Fort, also known historically as the Thermitage Bulwark and the West Tilbury Blockhouse, is an artillery fort on the north bank of the River Thames in England

BAND E

Audley End House and Gardens

English Heritage Jacobean mansion, a third its original size, in Capability Brown-designed gardens.

EXETER

BAND A

Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Cathedral, formally known as the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter at Exeter, is an Anglican cathedral, and the seat of the Bishop of Exeter, in the city of Exeter, Devon, in South West England

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery is a museum and art gallery in Exeter, Devon, the largest in the city

GLOUCESTERSHIRE

BAND D

Hidcote Manor Garden

Hidcote is an Arts and Crafts garden in the north Cotswolds, a stone’s throw from Stratford-upon-Avon. Created by the talented American horticulturist, Major Lawrence Johnston its colourful and intricately designed outdoor ‘rooms’ are always full of surprises. It’s a must-see if you’re on holiday in the Cotswolds.

BAND E

Sudeley Castle

Located in the heart of the Cotswolds, Sudeley Castle & Gardens has played an important role in England’s history for over 1,000 years.

Rated amongst the top attractions on TripAdvisor for ‘Things to Do in the Cotswolds’, the castle rooms and exhibits contain many fascinating treasures, from ancient Roman times to the present day.

HAMPSHIRE

BAND B

Medieval Merchant’s House

The Medieval Merchant’s House is a restored late-13th-century building in Southampton, Hampshire, England. Built in about 1290 by John Fortin, a prosperous merchant, the house survived many centuries of domestic and commercial use largely intact.

BAND C

Portchester Castle

Portchester Castle is a medieval castle built within a former Roman fort at Portchester to the east of Fareham in the English county of Hampshire. It is located at the northern end of Portsmouth Harbour.

ISLE OF WIGHT

BAND C

Carisbrooke Castle

Carisbrooke Castle is a historic motte-and-bailey castle located in the village of Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, England. Charles I was imprisoned at the castle in the months prior to his trial.

Yarmouth Castle

Yarmouth Castle is an artillery fort built by Henry VIII in 1547 to protect Yarmouth Harbour on the Isle of Wight from the threat of French attack

BAND E

Osborne House

Osborne House is a former royal residence in East Cowes, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom. The house was built between 1845 and 1851 for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as a summer home and rural retreat.

KENT

BAND C

Bayham Old Abbey

Bayham Old Abbey is an English Heritage property, located near Frant, East Sussex, England. Founded c. 1207 through a combination of the failing Premonstratensian monasteries of Otham and Brockle

Deal Castle

Deal Castle is an artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII in Deal, Kent, between 1539 and 1540. It formed part of the King’s Device programme to protect against invasion from France

Lullingstone Roman Villa   

Lullingstone Roman Villa is a villa built during the Roman occupation of Britain, situated near the village of Eynsford in Kent, south eastern England.                                                                                                                        

Richborough Castle

Richborough Castle contains the ruins of a Roman Saxon Shore fort, collectively known as Richborough Fort or Richborough Roman Fort. It situated in Richborough near Sandwich, Kent

St Augustine’s Abbey

St Augustine’s Abbey was a Benedictine monastery in Canterbury, Kent, England. The abbey was founded in 598 and functioned as a monastery until its dissolution in 1538 during the English Reformation.

Walmer Castle and Gardens

Walmer Castle is an artillery fort originally constructed by Henry VIII in Walmer, Kent, between 1539 and 1540.

BAND D

Home of Charles Darwin (Down House)

Down House is the former home of the English naturalist Charles Darwin and his family. It was in this house and garden that Darwin worked on his theories of evolution by natural selection which he had conceived in London before moving to Down.

BAND E

Dover Castle

Dover Castle is a medieval castle in Dover, Kent. It was founded in the 11th century and has been described as the “Key to England” due to its defensive significance throughout history. It is the largest castle in England

LEICESTERSHIRE

BAND B

Kirby Muxloe Castle

Kirby Muxloe Castle, known also as Kirby Castle is an unfinished 15th century fortified manor house in Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, England. It was begun in 1480 by William Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings, during the period of the Wars of the Roses

BAND C

Ashby de la Zouch Castle

Ashby de la Zouch Castle is in the town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England. The ruins have been designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building, and they are a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Lyddington Bede House

Lyddington Bede House is a historic house in Rutland.

LINCOLNSHIRE

BAND B

Lincoln Medieval Bishops’ Palace

The Old Bishop’s Palace is an historic visitor attraction in the city of Lincoln, Lincolnshire. When it was first built, in the late 12th century, it was at the centre of the vast Diocese of Lincoln, which stretched from the Humber to the Thames

LIVERPOOL

BAND A

International Slavery Museum Liverpool

The International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England, is part of the National Museums Liverpool group. Its displays cover untold stories of enslaved people, including historical and contemporary slavery.

Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool is an art gallery and museum in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, and part of Tate, along with Tate St Ives, Cornwall, Tate Britain, London, and Tate Modern, London

World Museum Liverpool

World Museum is a large museum in Liverpool, England which has extensive collections covering archaeology, ethnology and the natural and physical sciences. Special attractions include the Natural History Centre and a planetarium

BAND D

The British Music Experience

The British Music Experience is the UK’s Museum of Popular Music in the Cunard Building, Liverpool.                                                                                                                                                                               

MANCHESTER

BAND F

Manchester United – Museum & Stadium Tour

NEWCASTLE

BAND C

Victoria Tunnel Newcastle

The Victoria Tunnel is a preserved 19th century waggonway under the city from the Town Moor to the Tyne, built to transport coal from Spital Tongues (Leazes Main) Colliery to the river and operated between 1842 and the 1860s. The Tunnel was converted in 1939 into an air raid shelter to protect thousands of Newcastle citizens during World War 2.

In 2008 the Victoria Tunnel was carefully repaired and opened for guided tours with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and TyneWear Partnership. Since 2010 the Ouseburn Trust has operated guided tours, with our award winning volunteer guides. ‘Best Team at 2015 North East Museums Awards’

NORFOLK

BAND B

Grime’s Graves

Grime’s Graves is a large Neolithic flint mining complex in Norfolk, England. It lies 8 km north east from Brandon, Suffolk in the East of England

BAND C

Castle Acre Priory

Castle Acre Priory, in the village of Castle Acre, Norfolk, England, is thought to have been founded in 1089 by William de Warenne the son of the 1st Earl of Surrey who had founded England’s first Cluniac priory at Lewes in 1077

Great Yarmouth Row Houses

Great Yarmouth Row Houses were wealthy merchant’s residences located on South Quay in the town of Great Yarmouth in the English county of Norfolk

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

BAND B

Rushton Triangular Lodge

The Triangular Lodge is a folly, designed and constructed between 1593 and 1597 by Sir Thomas Tresham near Rushton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAND C

Kirby Hall

Kirby Hall is an Elizabethan country house, located near Gretton, Northamptonshire, England. The nearest main town is Corby. Kirby was owned by Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chancellor to Queen Elizabeth I

NORTHUMBERLAND

BAND B

Aydon Castle

Aydon Castle, previously sometimes called Aydon Hall, is a fortified manor house at Aydon near to the town of Corbridge, Northumberland, England. It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, and is designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building

Berwick Upon Tweed Barracks

Berwick Barracks, sometimes known as Ravensdowne Barracks, is a former military installation of the British Army in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Brinkburn Priory

Brinkburn Priory was a medieval monastery built on a bend of the River Coquet, some 4 miles east of Rothbury, Northumberland.

Lindisfarne Priory

Expansive Medieval monastery ruins with ornately sculpted stonework, in tidal island setting.

Warkworth Castle

Warkworth Castle is a ruined medieval building in the town of the same name in the English county of Northumberland. The town and castle occupy a loop of the River Coquet, less than a mile from England’s north-east coast

BAND C

Belsay Hall Castle and Gardens

Belsay Hall is a notable Regency style 1807 country house located at Belsay, Northumberland. It is regarded as the first British country house to be built in entirely in new, Greek revival style. It is a Grade I listed building

Dunstanburgh Castle

Dunstanburgh Castle is a 14th-century fortification on the coast of Northumberland in northern England, between the villages of Craster and Embleton.

Etal Castle

Etal Castle is a ruined medieval fortification in the village of Etal, Northumberland, England. It was built around 1341 by Robert Manners, and comprised a residential tower, a gatehouse and a corner tower, protected by a curtain wall

Housesteads Roman Fort – Hadrians Wall

Housesteads Roman Fort is the remains of an auxiliary fort on Hadrian’s Wall. Its ruins are at Housesteads in the civil parish of Bardon Mill in Northumberland, England, south of Broomlee Lough.

Prudhoe Castle

Prudhoe Castle is a ruined medieval English castle situated on the south bank of the River Tyne at Prudhoe, Northumberland, England. It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and a Grade I listed building.

NOTTINGHAM

BAND A

Southwell Minster

Welcome to Southwell Minster and the glimpses this website offers of our wonderful Cathedral and Minster. Said by many to be the best kept secret among the forty-two English cathedrals, it is a gem. The Cathedral and Parish Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary is popularly known, as it has been for centuries, as ‘Southwell Minster’. Although Christian worship has taken place on this site for over 1000 years, the present Romanesque building celebrated its commence­ment, 900 years ago, in 2008. Southwell Minster became the Cathedral Church of the Diocese in 1884.

OXFORD

BAND A

Ashmolean Museum

The Ashmolean Museum on Beaumont Street, Oxford, England, is the world’s first university museum. Its first building was erected in 1678–1683 to house the cabinet of curiosities that Elias Ashmole gave to the University of Oxford in 1677.

BAND D

Christchurch College

Christ Church is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. The college is associated with Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, which serves as the college chapel and whose dean is ex officio the college head

BAND E

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is a monumental country house situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. It is the principal residence of the Dukes of Marlborough, and the only non-royal non-episcopal country house in England to hold the title of palace.

Oxford HOHO

PLYMOUTH

BAND D

Saltram House

Saltram House is a George II era mansion located in Plympton, Plymouth, England. The house that can be seen today is the work of Robert Adam, who altered the original Tudor house on two occasions.

SALISBURY

BAND B

Old Sarum

Old Sarum is the site of the earliest settlement of Salisbury in England. Located on a hill about 2 miles north of modern Salisbury near the A345 road, the settlement appears in some of the earliest records in the country

Old Wardour Castle

Set in the peaceful Wiltshire countryside beside a lake, Old Wardour Castle, near Tisbury was once one of the most daring and innovative homes in Britain. It was built in the 14th century as a lightly fortified luxury residence for comfortable living and lavish entertainment. Today the castle ruin provides a relaxed, romantic day out for couples, families and budding historians alike.

BAND G

Stonehenge

Walk in the footsteps of your Neolithic ancestors at Stonehenge – one of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe. Explore the ancient landscape on foot and step inside the Neolithic Houses to discover the tools and objects of everyday Neolithic life. Visit the world-class exhibition and visitor centre with 250 ancient objects and come face to face with a 5,500 year-old man.

BAND I

Stonehenge Private viewing at Sunrise

SHROPSHIRE

BAND B

Buildwas Abbey

The impressive ruins of this Cistercian abbey have an idyllic setting near the River Severn. Unaltered 12th century church and beautiful vaulted chapter house

Haughmond Abbey

Haughmond Abbey is a ruined, medieval, Augustinian monastery a few miles from Shrewsbury, England. It was probably founded in the early 12th century and was closely associated with the FitzAlan family

BAND C

Boscobel House and The Royal Oak

Boscobel House is a Grade II* listed building in the parish of Boscobel in Shropshire. It has been, at various times, a farmhouse, a hunting lodge, and a holiday home; but it is most famous for its role in the escape of Charles II after the Battle of Worcester in 1651

Stokesay Castle

Stokesay Castle is a fortified manor house in Stokesay, Shropshire, England. It was built in the late 13th century by Laurence of Ludlow, then the leading wool merchant in England.

Wenlock Priory

Wenlock Priory, or St Milburga’s Priory, is a ruined 12th century monastery, located in Much Wenlock, Shropshire.

Wroxeter Roman City

Municipal baths and wall remains in excavated Roman city, plus a museum and recreated townhouse.

SOUTHAMPTON

BAND C

Solent Sky Museum

Solent Sky Museum showcases the international importance of aviation history in Southampton and Solent area. The Solent region gave birth to the Spitfire, as well as being the home of the Imperial Airways flying boats.

SOMERSET

BAND C

Muchelney Abbey

Muchelney Abbey is an English Heritage property in the village of Muchelney in the Somerset Levels, England.

STRATFORD UPON AVON

BAND A

Holy Trinity Church  

The Collegiate Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon is a Grade I listed parish church of the Church of England in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

BAND C

Anne Hathaway’s Cottage

Anne Hathaway’s Cottage is a twelve-roomed farmhouse where Anne Hathaway, the wife of William Shakespeare, lived as a child in the village of Shottery, Warwickshire, England, about 1 mile west of Stratford-upon-Avon.

Hall’s Croft

Hall’s Croft is a building in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, which was owned by William Shakespeare’s daughter, Susanna Hall, and her husband Dr John Hall whom she married in 1607

BAND D

Shakespeare’s Birthplace

Shakespeare’s Birthplace is a restored 16th-century half-timbered house situated in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, where it is believed that William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and spent his childhood years.

BAND E

Stratford Upon Avon HOHO

Mary Arden’s Farm

Historic farm with traditional archery and falconry, rare breeds and nature trails to explore.

SUSSEX

BAND C

Pevensey Castle

Pevensey Castle is a medieval castle and former Roman Saxon Shore fort at Pevensey in the English county of East Sussex.

BAND D

1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield  

SUFFOLK

BAND B

Saxtead Green Post Mill

Saxtead Green Post Windmill is a Grade II* listed post mill at Saxtead Green, Framlingham, Suffolk, England which is also an Ancient Monument and has been restored.

BAND C

Framlingham Castle

Framlingham Castle is a castle in the market town of Framlingham in Suffolk in England.

Orford Castle

Orford Castle is a castle in the village of Orford, Suffolk, England, located 12 miles northeast of Ipswich, with views over the Orford Ness. It was built between 1165 and 1173 by Henry II of England to consolidate royal power in the region

WARWICKSHIRE

BAND D

Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

Kenilworth Castle is located in the town of the same name in Warwickshire, England.

WORCESTERSHIRE

BAND C

Witley Court and Gardens

Witley Court, Great Witley, Worcestershire, England is a ruined Italianate mansion.

YORK

BAND A

National Railway Museum York

The National Railway Museum is a museum in York forming part of the British Science Museum Group of National Museums and telling the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society.

BAND B

Aldborough Roman Site

Aldborough was the ‘capital’ of the Romanised Brigantes, the largest tribe in Britain at that time. One corner of these Yorkshire defences is laid out amid a Victorian arboretum, and two mosaic pavements can be viewed in their original positions. The site’s fascinating museum has an outstanding collection of Roman finds.

Kirkham Priory

Peaceful, rural remains of a medieval priory, now run by English Heritage, plus an on-site shop.

Pickering Castle

Pickering Castle is a motte-and-bailey fortification in Pickering, North Yorkshire, England

Roche Abbey

Roche Abbey is a now-ruined abbey in the fields in the south of the civil parish of Maltby, South Yorkshire, England. It is in a headwater valley and King’s Wood, which is, equally, owned by architectural preservation charity English Heritage

St Peter’s Church

BAND C

Byland Abbey      

Byland Abbey is the perfect place to stop on a family day out, or if you’re walking or cycling in the North York Moors National Park. Once one of the greatest monasteries in England, Byland Abbey inspired the design of church buildings throughout the North. A truly outstanding example of early gothic architecture, it inspired the design of the famous York Minster rose window. The Museum displays colourful interpretation panels together with archaeological finds from the site, giving the visitor a fascinating insight into monastic life in Yorkshire.                                                                                                                                           

Clifford’s Tower

It is the largest remaining part of York Castle, once the centre of government for the north of England.

Helmsley Castle

Helmsley Castle is a medieval castle situated in the market town of Helmsley, within the North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, England.

Conisbrough Castle

Conisbrough Castle is a medieval fortification in Conisbrough, South Yorkshire, England. The castle was initially built in the 11th century by William de Warenne, the Earl of Surrey, after the Norman conquest of England in 1066.

Middleham Castle

Middleham Castle in Wensleydale, in the county of North Yorkshire, England, was built by Robert Fitzrandolph, 3rd Lord of Middleham and Spennithorne, commencing in 1190.

Mount Grace Priory

Mount Grace Priory, in the parish of East Harlsey, North Yorkshire, England, within the North York Moors National Park, is today the best preserved and most accessible of the ten medieval Carthusian houses in England.

Richmond Castle

Richmond Castle in Richmond, North Yorkshire, England, stands in a commanding position above the River Swale, close to the centre of the town of Richmond.

Rievaulx Abbey

Rievaulx Abbey ree-VOH is a former Cistercian abbey in Rievaulx, near Helmsley in the North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, England

Scarborough Castle

Scarborough Castle is a former medieval Royal fortress situated on a rocky promontory overlooking the North Sea and Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England.

Thornton Abbey and Gatehouse

Remains of religious site including historical displays, large grassy areas and space for picnics.

Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey is a ruined Benedictine abbey overlooking the North Sea on the East Cliff above Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. It was disestablished during the Dissolution of the Monasteries under the auspices of Henry VIII.

York Cold War Bunker

The York Cold War Bunker is a two-storey, semi-subterranean, Cold War bunker in the Holgate area of York, England, built in 1961 to monitor nuclear explosions and fallout in Yorkshire, in the event of nuclear war.

BAND D

Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

Brodsworth Hall, near Brodsworth, 5 miles north west of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, is one of the most complete surviving examples of a Victorian country house in England. It is virtually unchanged since the 1860

                                                                                                                                                                    

WALES ATTRACTIONS

CARDIFF

BAND A

Cardiff National Museum

National Museum Cardiff is a museum and art gallery in Cardiff, Wales. The museum is part of the wider network of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

BAND C

Cardiff HOHO

BAND D

Millennium Stadium Cardiff

The Millennium Stadium, currently known for sponsorship purposes as the Principality Stadium, is the national stadium of Wales, located in Cardiff.

BAND E

Cardiff Castle

Victorian Gothic fantasy built on the remains of Norman and Roman ruins, with a colourful interior.

CAERNARFON

BAND A

Caernarfon

BAND C

Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle, often anglicized as Carnarvon Castle, is a medieval fortress in Caernarfon, Gwynedd, north-west Wales cared for by Cadw, the Welsh Government’s historic environment service

CONWY

BAND A

Conwy Town Wall

Over 3/4m (1.2km) of town walls, one of the finest and most complete sets in Europe, with twenty-one towers and three gateways. N and W of castle, enclosing much of the town. Along with Harlech Castle, Caernarfon Castle and Beaumaris Castle, this monument has been part of the Castles and Town Walls of Edward 1 World Heritage Site since 1986

BAND C

Conwy Castle

Over 3/4m (1.2km) of town walls, one of the finest and most complete sets in Europe, with twenty-one towers and three gateways. N and W of castle, enclosing much of the town. Along with Harlech Castle, Caernarfon Castle and Beaumaris Castle, this monument has been part of the Castles and Town Walls of Edward 1 World Heritage Site since 1986

 

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