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Things to do

Is there a country on earth that has the heritage, landscape and diversity of things to do that Britain has? The only thing we don’t have is the climate – but there are so many things to do on a rainy day in Britain that it hardly matters.  It’s as if God planned it that way, with Europe’s largest assortment of stately homes and gardens, museums and galleries, national parks and nature reserves and theme parks and zoos.  And when the sun is shining, Britain’s diverse landscape will always surprise you: each part of the country has its own secrets and magic, which can usually be explored in a variety of ways: by road or rail, river or canal, or ancient footpaths and bridleways. For the adrenaline enthusiast there are all manner of active adventures to enjoy – from mountain biking to canoeing to whitewater rafting to sailing – and if you like a good festival there’s almost always a bizarre traditional event going on nearby, not to mention Britain’s almost unique programme of music, arts and literary festivals, which are nowadays a year-round activity.

It is all, almost literally, on your doorstep. All you have to do is sift through the impressive range of sights and activities, places and landscapes, walks and journeys, festivals and courses and more, and you may discover a country you didn’t know existed. Just dip into Cool Places for inspiration, and if you find somewhere fab, be sure to share it with the rest of us!

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Things to Do

A guide to all the most interesting things to do around the UK
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