Tomorrow sees the start of English Tourism Week. Visit England are champions of English tourism, and this year is the fifth anniversary of the week long event. To celebrate everything that makes England such a special place for a break, a holiday, or just a day out, we’re highlighting some of the great places to visit in England with your family starting with some lovely experiences in London.

Great places to visit in England with the family

Tower Bridge


Great places to visit in England: The view from Tower Bridge is spectacular - if you dare to take it in!

What could be more English than Tower Bridge? So iconic the Americans tried to buy it and take it home with them (allegedly!). Long-time venue for the final of the Apprentice, the walkways that stand 42 metres above the river Thames were once a popular haunt for local prostitutes, but now you’ll find families daring each other to step onto the glass panels for the best view in London. It’s a great day out, and gets even young children surprisingly hooked! Read more about our visit to Tower Bridge here.


The O2 on a Thames Clipper

A Thames Clipper is a great way to get from central London to the O2, or just a good way to tour the various sights along the river

When you think of the O2, you imagine an expensive gig, a famous band, and a huge event. But there’s more to this landmark venue than you’d imagine. As well as great restaurants, the dome plays host to the Sky Studios, and the Nissan Innovation Station, which are great fun for kids of all ages – including the Dads! And the Thames Clippers are a brilliant way to get there and see the sights of London from the river. Take a look for more information on our day at the O2.


The Faulty Towers Dining Experience

A review of the Faulty Towers Dining Experience at the Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Remember the classic English sitcom Fawlty Towers from the seventies? Well it gets a genius makeover in a London-based interactive theatre production. Watch a little Netflix before you go, and the kids will be in stitches over false teeth in the soup, and bread rolls they have to catch while they have dinner with the cast. Just don’t mention the Germans! Check out our dinner at the Faulty Towers experience here.

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Great places to visit in England with the family

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