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Finding the best things to see and do on a day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the countryside or coast path activity links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next UK and Ireland activity.
- The White Cliffs of Dover, one of England’s most famous natural landmarks a magnificent coastal site of Special Scientific Interest overlooking the English Channel. Spectacular coastal walks and cross Channel views, visitor Centre, including café and shop.
- Bedlington Country Park covers approximately 57 hectares of woodland and grassland on the north banks of River Blyth with many bridle paths and nature trails. The park is a steep sloping, natural wooded valley which runs from the old Bedlington Iron Works site at Furnace Bridge in the east, through Attlee Park at the bottom of Bedlington Bank, beside Bedlington Bridge and the A193 road, west towards Humford Mill and Hartford Hall to the west. In 1984 the Country Park was created to protect the unique nature of the area and in 2006 Local Nature Reserve status was gained. The Country Park can be reached by bus, which stops at Hartford Hall, Bedlington Front Street and beside the Bank Top Public House (Bedlington Station). There are three car parks within the site, at Furnace Bridge, at the bottom of Bedlington Bank, Attlee Park and at Humford Mill. Pedestrian access is also available from Spring Park Road, Church Lane (leads to Humford Mill) and Hartford Hall.
- The Georgian Garden is situated just behind The Circus in central Bath. It is a recreated garden from the period 1760-1770 and follows the position of flower-beds and paths which were excavated by the Bath Archaelogical Trust in the 1980s. The Garden is open all year round and admission is free. Find the entrance in Gravel Walk between Royal Crescent and Queen Square.
- Bryngarw Country Park is in Bridgend in Wales and is a huge park hosting events and nature walks for the family as well as family fun days and exhibitions. Here you’ll find formal gardens, woodlands, beautiful glades and many exotic trees all in a river setting by the River Garw. There’s a great play area for the kids and a number of picnic and BBQ sites to enjoy with full facilities. This park has won the Green Flag Award. Facilities:Parking Toilets BBQ Picnic Playground Visitor Centre Cafe
- Ben Lawers is a mountain in the southern part of the Scottish Highlands, lying on the northside of Loch Tay. It is one of the highest mountains in this area, standing at just over 1,200m high, and is part of the long ridge that includes seven Munros. The mountain has four ridges, most of which are covered in grass with occasional rocky outcrops. However, the slopes on the south and west ridge are very steep cliffs where beautiful alpine flowers grow.
- Inishkeel is a small island around 250 m from the coast of County Donegal in Gweebarra Bay. At low tide a sandy tidal bank connects the island with the mainland. During the 6th century A.D. a small community of monks settled on the island and today remains of the church and the connected buildings as well as some carved stones can be seen on the island.
- Tregothnan has been home to the Boscawen family since 1334. and has the largest historic botanical garden in Cornwall. In particular, Tregothnan began supplying Britain’s first homegrown tea in 2005. Tregothnan is a private garden and tours by appointment only 24 hours notice required. Shop open to the public Monday to Friday.
- Llechwedd Slate Caverns shows the history of slate mining in North Wales but also includes mountain biking trails, zip-wires and giant underground trampolines. It has an interpretive centre which shows how slate was extracted and processed, a reconstructed village which shows how miners lived, a deep mine tour and a funicular railway which takes visitors into abandoned sections of the quarry.
- Castle Drogo is set above the Teign Gorge at a height of nearly 300 metres with spectacuklar views over the Dartmoor National Park. As well as the castle you have formal gardens and paths through the valley and gorge. The castle facilities include cafe, gift shop and plant centre.
- Am Buachaille is a sea stack, or vertical rock formation composed of Torridonian Sandstone. The stack is 65 metres (213 ft) high and located 1 mile (1.6 km) south-west of Sandwood Bay. It lies at the tip of the Rubh’ a Bhuachaille headland around 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Kinlochbervie. The stack is very popular with climbers and was first climbed in 1968 by the mountaineers Tom Patey, Ian Clough and John Cleare. At least four climbing routes are identified on Am Buachaille, with even the easiest route graded as Hard Very Severe (HVS) and access to the stack involves a 30 metres (98 ft) swim at low tide.
- The Hermaness Cliffs can be found on the north-eastern side of Unst in the Shetland Islands. Rising to 170m, the cliffs are located in the Hermaness National Nature Reserve and are home to thousands of breeding seabirds. During the summer months, the cliffs come alive the sound of bird cries, making it an unforgettable wildlife experience. The types of birds you can see include puffin, guillemot, gannets, kittiwakes, razorbills and much much more. Access to the nature reserve and the cliffs is unrestricted, although visitors are asked to keep their distance from breeding birds and follow the marked route.