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Things to Do in UK

There are so many things to do in UK, with a wealth of stunning locations to explore. Our guide below just touches on a few highlights, and please explore the individual sections for more specific ideas and information. Whether you're looking to explore the beautiful natural beauty of the UK or visit a new location or just find something local to you, explore our activities on offer and read our guides and you're sure to find things to do near you.

The Great Outdoors

Try out Cornwall for its magnificent coasts and beaches, especially for Surfing and a massive variety of other watersports. The Peak District is one of the most accessible and popular UK National Parks with rolling hills and typical British Countryside great for Walking, Cycling and Climbing. For more extreme and remote adventures, head to The Lake District National Park to explore some of the most famously beautiful landscapes in the world. Variety abounds in Wales with Snowdonia in the North and the pristine beaches of Pembrokeshire in the South, whilst in Scotland there are the mighty Cairngorms to visit, the famous Lochs, or of course the many distilleries if you're in need of a well earned dram! And we've not even mentioned the Yorkshire Dales, Norfolk Broads, Cotswolds or the New Forest! Explore outdoor activities in UK
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Best City Breaks in the UK

Go for a city break to take in the rich heritage of bustling London, Manchester, Edinburgh or Bath. Whether it’s the Palaces, iconic landmarks, the theatre’s, parks and restaurants, each City has its own unique presence and atmosphere and plenty to occupy any visitor, be it solos, couples, families or groups.

Best Day Trips in the UK

If you’d like to travel a bit further afield then take a day trip to explore the beautiful British countryside where there's wealth of stunning scenery, quaint British villages and fun-filled things to do. Visit one of the 15 national parks in the UK or one of the hundreds of National Trust outdoor places, houses or historical sites. Explore from hundreds of Adventure Holidays in UK
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Best Hidden Gems In the UK to Explore

These are some of our own personal favourites that might not make a more mainstream ‘highlights’ reel of the UK. As they are so personal we’re likely to be missing some cracking alternatives, so please feel free to let us know what you think should be added and why!

The Roaches, Peak District National Park

Located on the very south western edge of the Peak District, the Roaches is a stunning gritstone ridge with far reaching views, and offers superb walking and climbing. It’s also home to it’s very own myths and legends too, with Doxey Pool and it’s very own mermaid (or Blue Nyph) ready to pull in unsuspecting passers-by, and the truly surprising Lud’s Church, a deep moss-filled chasm completely hidden until you stumble across it.
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Brecon Beacons, Wales

Not that ‘hidden’ perhaps, but certainly playing second-fiddle to it’s more famous Welsh landscapes of Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire. The Brecons though have a certain wildness to them that should not be underestimated, with some rugged peaks combining with some stunning hidden valleys and waterfalls.

Seven Sisters, East Sussex

Another one hiding in plain sight, the Seven Sisters is perhaps overlooked by many simply because it’s fairly accessible, pretty close to London, and can get busy. But therein lies it’s appeal - it’s a genuinely spectacular coastal landscape, all the more amazing that it’s within an easy day trip of the Capital.

Peak District Caverns, Peak District National Park

Perhaps not top of mind when looking at things to do and places to go, but some of the most stunning landscapes in the Peak District are in fact under your feet! With several ‘show’ caves such as Speedwell Cavern, Treak Cliff Cavern and Blue John Cavern, if you want to take things up a notch you can also book a caving guide and explore some of the smaller and less well known underground networks for a truly memorable experience.

Oban, Scotland

Not many would associate the UK with exotic wildlife or large wild animals, but they’d be missing a trick! Whilst that may be largely true on land, it’s offshore that we come into our own, with the world’s second largest fish regularly gracing our shores. Head to Oban, a stunning landscape in it’s own right, and take a tour to swim with Basking Sharks and hopefully spot some other wildlife in the process, including dolphins, seals and maybe even whales. Explore lots of other awesome things to do in Scotland
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Crantock Beach, Newquay, Cornwall

And now for something very local. This makes our list for the fact it’s such a lovely surprise. Newquay is an activity mecca, and home to some very busy beaches and overlooked by a busy town. But just a few minutes walk out of the town centre and the other side of the Pentire Headland is an incredibly beautiful estuary and beach, with an almost tropical feel to it’s steeply-sided backdrop, and a footbridge or ferry to get you to the beaches lining the estuary on the other side.
We could go on all day about the sheer number and variety of other places to visit, so explore the activities below and see what interests you. Happy hunting!

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