Things to do

When you have some time off, there is much reward to be found from adventuring within our own British Isles.

From beach getaways and walking holidays, to cultural experiences and shopping trips, don’t miss out on discovering the best things to do in the UK’s most popular locations.

10 free things to do in London

England’s famous capital is bursting with historic attractions, fascinating museums and beautiful parks, all available to enjoy for free – so it’s easy to make your stay a Travelodgical one.

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The best British spring festivals

Spring is arriving which means it’s time to venture out of your cosy home and start doing stuff again. If you’re looking for a weekend break, here are a few suggestions for events happening around the UK.

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Things to do in Bath

From taking a dip in its natural hot springs, to enjoying some comedy on an hysterical historical walkabout, discover the best things to do in Bath.

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Things to do in Birmingham

From an Anglo-Saxon treasure trove to a buzzing city with luxury shopping, sparkling entertainment and world famous curries, you’ll find a wealth of things to discover in Birmingham.

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Things to do in Blackpool

Most people come to Blackpool on a weekend break for one reason: fun. And there’s plenty of that to be had in this jolly seaside town.

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Things to do in Bournemouth

Enjoy fabulous views and coastal walking, fine food from beachside eateries, try your hand at everything from surfing to snowboarding, or simply relax on Bournemouth’s seven miles of golden sands.

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Things to do in Brighton

Take a ride on the world’s first vertical cable car, explore the sumptuous surroundings of the Royal Pavilion and lose yourself in the magical Lanes on a visit to Brighton.

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Things to do in Bristol

A short city break in Bristol offers appealing countryside, cosmopolitan culture and enough street art to fill a weekend of wandering.

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Things to do in Cambridge

Take a punt on the river Cam, admire the city’s wonderful architecture, discover cobbled streets full of quirky shops and relax at a riverside bar on a visit to Cambridge.

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Things to do in Chester

The Romans left a real mark on Chester, which boasts a beautiful river, a world famous zoo and a host of historical marvels that make it a truly unique city.

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Things to do in Devon

A surfer’s paradise and a rambler’s dream – Devon’s pretty villages and rugged coastline are perfect for all holidaymakers.

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Things to do in Dorset

A famous filming location, a millionaire’s playground and golden sand as far as the eye can see… Hollywood? No. Welcome to Dorset, England.

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Things to do in Glasgow

A short break in Glasgow will never be boring, with more attractions, art galleries and jaw-dropping architecture than almost anywhere else in the UK.

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Things to do in Harrogate

Explore beautiful countryside, indulge in a relaxing spa and take afternoon tea at one of the country’s favourite tearooms on a relaxing break in the delightful spa town of Harrogate.

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Things to do in Kent

With picture-perfect castles, great seaside destinations, rolling downs and picturesque villages, Kent’s coast and countryside has much to offer.

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Things to do in London

Discover all the best things to do in the Big Smoke, including great restaurants, world-famous attractions and theatre shows.

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Things to do in Manchester

Fancy seeing a T-Rex, catching the next big thing in music or browsing an eclectic array of shops? Then head to Manchester for the weekend.

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Things to do in Norfolk

From its vast cycle-friendly plains of flat, picturesque marshland to its sweep of unspoilt beaches, Norfolk’s outdoorsy charm and handsome villages show British countryside at its best.

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Things to do in Northumberland

Explore majestic castles and ancient ruins, enjoy glorious gardens and sandy beaches, go star-gazing and wildlife-watching, or dine in one of the world’s largest treehouses on a trip to Northumberland.

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Things to do in Oxford

Take a break in the historic city of Oxford and discover ancient treasures, impressive architecture, great shopping, truly tempting eateries and fabulous nightlife.

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Things to do in Portsmouth

This historic port city has salt water running through its veins – but there are fun things to do in Portsmouth beyond the harbour too.

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Things to do in Scarborough

It may be known to most by the Simon & Garfunkel song, but Scarborough has been providing Brits with a sandy holiday destination for nearly two centuries.

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Things to do in Scotland

Wild and majestic countryside combines with sophisticated cities to make Scotland the dream destination for an invigorating weekend break.

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Things to do in the Cotswolds

From Churchill’s childhood home to a crocodile’s nest – the Cotswolds has far more to offer than just great pubs and long walks (although it has plenty of those too…)

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Things to do in the Lake District

The stunningly beautiful Lake District was made for walking… and that’s just what you’ll do, gladly – alongside trips to pubs, museums, and pretty cottages.

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Things to do in Wales

With breathtaking scenery and magnificent castles, vibrant cities and exhilarating outdoor activities, beautiful beaches and pretty seaside towns, there’s so much to do on a magical short break in Wales.

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Things to do in Windsor

Visit the world-famous castle, shop till you drop or indulge yourself at some of the world’s finest restaurants in Windsor.

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Things to do in York

Do as the Romans did – and take a short break in York, with its extraordinary Mediaeval architecture and charming backstreets.

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Things to do on the Isle of Wight

Take a boat trip around the iconic Needles, chill out on sandy beaches, come face to face with a dinosaur or relax at one of the island’s many waterside restaurants.

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