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Top Ten Attractions

Our Top Ten Things to See in England

1. Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle, just 30 minutes from Brighton. Surrounded by acres of dramatic grounds, it's a great showcase of English architecture. Stay at Hickstead Hotel in West Sussex.

2. Blenheim Palace

A World Heritage Site in the Cotswolds, this stunning Palace was built by the Duke of Marlborough with gardens created by Capability Brown. The Palace is within easy driving distance ofCharingworth Manor.

3. Warwick Castle

In the heart of the town of Warwick, this Norman Castle is brought alive with exhibitions, depicting moments in the Castle's history. Stay at Charingworth Manor and enjoy visiting Stratford-upon-Avon.

4. The Lake District

Cumbria as the county is known is a must on any tour of England. Stunning lakes and mountains, and the home of Beatrix Potter. Stay at The Roundthorn or Farington Lodge Hotels..

5. York Minster

The mainstay of any visit to York. Wander down The Shambles, one of the oldest shopping streets in Europe, and explore The Jorvik Centre. Stay at The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate, Solberge Hall near Northallerton or Grinkle Park, on the Yorkshire Moors.

6. Alnwick Castle

One for Harry Potter fans. The historic castle - location for much of the filming - and beautiful gardens is a stone's throw from The White Swan.

7. Holy Island and Lindisfarne

A peaceful location just off the North East Coast - ideal for birdwatching, walking on the beach and some of the finest scenery in England. Stay at The White Swan and Marshall Meadows.

8. Burghley House

Close to the town of Stamford and a stunning place to visit on any tour of East Anglia. Owned by one of the oldest families in England, its history pours out of ever stone. Stay at The Queens Head and enjoy dinner after your visit.

9. Yorkshire Dales

Yorkshire is one of England's finest countries. The Dales are less wild than the Moors and should include some of the villages featured in Last of the Summer Wine. Stay at Solberge Hall or Badgen Hall, which is also close to the Sculpture Park.

10. Windsor

The Castle, historic town, River Thames and village of Eton give any visitor more than a flavour of the best of England. The Castle contains many magnificent artefacts. Stay close by The Grovefield House, whose packages include Castle tickets.