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72 experiences found


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Forest in a Bottle

Forest in a Bottle

Join a local expert on a foraging walk in Macclesfield Forest, in the quieter south west of the Peak District National Park. where you will learn about and gather wild botanicals to flavour your own bespoke gin.

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Climbing through History

Climbing through History

The history of the Peak District is etched in the gritstone crags that line the valley. This world-famous rock has formed the favoured vertical playground for generations of climbers. Follow in their footsteps under the guidance of a local expert.

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Tissington Tea-Party Retro Bike Tour

Tissington Tea-Party Retro Bike Tour

Enjoy a 15km expert-led ride along the Tissington trail on unique British steel bikes, followed by an exclusive tour of Tissington Hall with the owner Sir Richard Fitzherbert. Sample a traditional English Afternoon Tea in the Hall.

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Walk the Peaks Aviation History

Walk the Peaks Aviation History

Experience the wild side of the Peak District during a walking tour to the mountain-top crash sites of famous 1940s military aircraft. Enjoy a two-course lunch at the Yorkshire Bridge Inn and delight in the stunning views of Derwent Dam.

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Plague Village and the Peaks

Plague Village and the Peaks

Discover the fascinating history of the Plague Village of Eyam. Enjoy a home-made Afro-Caribbean lunch in a farmhouse kitchen. Find out about the area from an expert guide. Enjoy stunning views and visit quintessentially English villages.

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Behind the Scenes of a Stately Home

Behind the Scenes of a Stately Home

Meet the team behind the scenes of the impressive Haddon Hall, a 900-year-old fortified manor house. Spend time with some of the specialists who will relate tales of famous visitors and describe the filming that has taken place at Haddon Hall.

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The Blue John Stone Experience

The Blue John Stone Experience

An underground adventure to discover Blue John Stone, a rare, semi-precious mineral found at only one location in the world – in these caves in Castleton, Derbyshire. Create 3 Blue John items under expert guidance to take away with you.

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Arty Footsteps

Arty Footsteps

Ignite your creativity with a guided walk in the Breamish Valley in Northumberland National Park, followed by a creative art session with a local artist.

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Bloody Borders

Bloody Borders

Ignite your creativity with a guided walk in the Breamish Valley in Northumberland National Park, followed by a creative art session with a local artist.

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Dine and Stargaze

Dine and Stargaze

Look to the skies as you surprise your senses and combine fine-dining with a star-gazing session in the Battlesteads Observatory.

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Foraging and Wild Cooking in Northumberland

Foraging and Wild Cooking in Northumberland

Enjoy a guided walk through the beautiful Northumberland countryside exploring wild foods. Return with your foraged foods and prepare a seasonal lunch, rich with local history and a proud sense of discovery.

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Live like a Roman

Live like a Roman

An immersive, historical adventure that will leave you feeling alive! Be transported back to a time when the land was untamed, when fierce warriors and soldiers roamed the wild countryside. Finish with a Roman-themed lunch!

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National Park Birds of Prey Experience

National Park Birds of Prey Experience

Get up-close and hands-on with the feathers and talons of some of the world’s most iconic birds of prey that are native to Northumberland National Park. Spend three hours handling, feeding and flying birds.

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Ranger Patrol of Hadrian's Wall by e-Bike

Ranger Patrol of Hadrian's Wall by e-Bike

A great opportunity to patrol the northern frontier of the Roman Empire by e-mountain bike with a National Park Ranger. Cycle along the most iconic section of Hadrian’s Wall and into ‘bandit country’, where Romans dared to march!

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The Wind in your Sails

The Wind in your Sails

Take to the water for a half day ‘taster sail’ on a Norfolk Yacht. Under the expert guidance of a local skipper, enjoy feeling the wind in your sails as you take the tiller and help crew your sailing boat to explore some of the magical waterways in the National Park.

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Sail on a Traditional Wherry

Sail on a Traditional Wherry

Experience a traditional Broads sailing excursion on board an Edwardian wherry yacht, one of only three surviving vessels, each over 100 years old. Relax and enjoy the tranquillity, changing scenery and rare wildlife of the Broads with optional locally sourced picnic hamper. This experience creates opportunities for small groups to sail, or the whole vessel can be chartered for larger groups.

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Romantic Yacht Adventure

Romantic Yacht Adventure

A three-day sailing adventure on a traditional yacht. you have the choice of learning to sail the yacht yourself of sitting back, relaxing and letting the professionals take control. visit local beaches and discover the pleasure of sleeping on the way.

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Rails, Trails & Sails

Rails, Trails & Sails

Enjoy a full day walking tour in and around Norwich and the Broads National Park. History, culture, countryside, marshes, railways and boats.

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Overnight Stay on the Marshes

Overnight Stay on the Marshes

A three-day experience to reconnect with nature; accommodation overlooking the river, use of pool and pedestrian ferry, expert guide and self-drive luxury day cruiser.

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Learn to Sail - 2 Day Experience

Learn to Sail - 2 Day Experience

Meet locals along the water’s edge as you sail though the reeds and wildlife of the Broads, developing basic sailing skills. The two-day ‘learn to sail’ course is validated by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA). Sleep in comfort in a local B&B.

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Capture the Broads

Capture the Broads

A photography experience in the Broads National Park; enjoy a great day out surrounded by stunning landscapes, engage in the technical and artistic photographic challenges, then relax and reflect in a traditional tea room.

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Broads by Kayak or Paddleboard

Broads by Kayak or Paddleboard

View the beauty of the Broads in a unique way, whilst also gaining from the physical and mental benefits that come with being in the outdoors surrounded by nature.

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Mousehunt

Mousehunt

A mini tour of some of the area’s cultural landmarks. Visit the home of the famous Mouseman Furniture to watch craftsmen at work and touch the English oak that is carved into exquisite furniture.

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Magic of the North York Moors Railway

Magic of the North York Moors Railway

Step back in time and take a train ride on the North York Moors Railway, a heritage steam railway linking the moors to the sea. Travel from Goathland (used as Hogsmeade Station in the Harry Potter films) to Grosmont.

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Inspired by the North York Moors

Inspired by the North York Moors

Be inspired by the natural environment and see through the artist’s eye what makes this a special place. Take home your very own piece of the North York Moors.

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Fish & Ships

Fish & Ships

Explore the higgledy-piggledy village of Staithes on the stunning National Park coastline with a local guide. Board a boat skippered by a local fisherman and find the best fishing spots.

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Fossils, Forage & Feast

Fossils, Forage & Feast

Go on a coastal journey of discovery to find secret plants and creatures hiding in rock pools, discover Jurassic fossils, and forage for delicious seashore snacks. Delight in cooking and eating the food you find on an open fire on the beach.

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The Captain Cook Experience

The Captain Cook Experience

A day trip following and celebrating the life of Captain Cook, 250 years after his first Voyage of Discovery.

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A Taste of the Moors

A Taste of the Moors

Visit food producers, fantastic farm shops, rural food markets and amazing artisan food and drink producers throughout the National Park. Sample beer in a brewery and taste gin in a local distillery, during a day spent enjoying the amazing scenery.

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A Grand Day out in Yorkshire

A Grand Day out in Yorkshire

Wander the wonderful market town of Helmsley and take a journey back in time at the Walled Garden with striking views of Helmsley Castle. Discover the stories and many uses of the plants and enjoy lunch in a beautiful hidden setting.

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Flock to the Yorkshire Dales

Flock to the Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales is synonymous with sheep and wool and this experience provides a fascinating hands-on insight to the lives which revolve around it.

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The Wensleydale Farmer's Experience

The Wensleydale Farmer's Experience

Try out life as a farmer on the Swinithwaite Estate. Start the day with a hearty English breakfast. then spend the day taking a close look at traditional drystone walls, feeding the animals, gathering sheep and learning about how sheep are farmed.

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Underground, Overground in our Limestone Land

Underground, Overground in our Limestone Land

Enjoy a day of guided walking with a local expert. Feast in Victorian style with a buffet lunch served underground in Ingleborough Cave, which was first discovered by the Victorians in 1837.

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Pub Safari

Pub Safari

A guided pub safari to gain an insight into the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Soak up the atmosphere in three traditional pubs, all in stunning settings with their own stories and local communities.

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From Field to Feast

From Field to Feast

A hands-on culinary experience featuring some of the food grown in the Yorkshire Dales. Meet local farmer, Richard, to find out about his life as a sheep farmer in the Howgill Fells. Forage for specialities before joining Nina for a cookery demo.

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A Taste in Time

A Taste in Time

Have a go at using original dairy equipment and make your own butter to taste with locally sourced oatcakes or warm bread. Visit a modern cheese-maker to see how cheese is made, then wander around the museum.

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Boats, Boots & Marmalade

Boats, Boots & Marmalade

In the company of an experienced National Park Ranger, take an hour-long cruise on beautiful Ullswater. Then enjoy a three mile (5km) guided walk around the Dalemain Loop. Enjoy a buffet lunch, private tour and marmalade tasting.

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Lake District Bushcraft

Lake District Bushcraft

Spend the morning creating a camp, fire making, foraging and sourcing water. Then head on to the lake and paddle into private bays, visit the shoreline and learn to track, whilst appreciating the beauty of being in the wilderness.

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Victorian Lakes Journey

Victorian Lakes Journey

With an expert guide, travel on a steam train then onto a Windermere lake cruiser. Enjoy a Ferryman’s picnic lunch then travel by Mountain Goat minibus along the old route taken by horse-drawn carriages to Coniston Pier and board a Victorian Yacht.

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Wordsworth's Lake District

Wordsworth's Lake District

Follow in Wordsworth’s footsteps on a short guided walk, hear his poetry read aloud and uncover the history of the area. Try your hand at writing with a quill and ink. Finally, soak up the atmosphere of Dove Cottage, Wordsworth’s former home.

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Spice Trail

Spice Trail

A guided tour of some of the finest culinary highlights in the region, guaranteed to tantalise tastebuds; gingerbread, local ales, Cumberland sausage and more!

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Walking in the Footsteps of Wainwright

Walking in the Footsteps of Wainwright

This immersive experience provides an opportunity to learn about a local legend, the author and illustrator Alfred Wainwright. Find out about this fascinating man, whilst enjoying the vistas which fired the passion and artist within him.

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Lowther Castle - Meet the Owner

Lowther Castle - Meet the Owner

An exclusive tour of Lowther Castle, world class heritage in the Lake District. Meet Jim Lowther, son of the 7th Earl of Lonsdale, for a guided tour of the castle with unique highlights.

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Boats, Steam & Stories

Boats, Steam & Stories

Start at Windermere Jetty, get hands-on in overalls and learn how to ‘steam up’ Osprey, a beautifully restored 1900s steamboat. Then, enjoy a delicious Boatman’s Brunch. Next, sail in style with Windermere Lake Cruises to the museum.

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Wild Ponies, Wild Land

Wild Ponies, Wild Land

Walk with ‘Dartmoor’s Daughter’ through a stunning landscape, then visit the Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust (DPHT) and enjoy an hour’s hands-on experience with Dartmoor heritage ponies.

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Walk through Dartmoor's Myths and Legends

Walk through Dartmoor's Myths and Legends

Be transported back to a time where pixies, ghosts and witchcraft were part of daily life on Dartmoor.

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Gems of Dartmoor

Gems of Dartmoor

Visit destinations that are off the beaten track and learn how to frame and capture stunning images under the expert guidance of a local photographer.

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Hound of the Baskervilles

Hound of the Baskervilles

Follow in the footsteps of the great writer, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and discover the real story behind The Hound of the Baskervilles. Find out about people, locations, myths and legends that inspired this most famous of detective stories.

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Discover Dartmoor on Horseback

Discover Dartmoor on Horseback

Explore Dartmoor’s varied terrain on horseback with experienced guides, enjoying a blissfully tranquil ride across wide open moorland and ancient woodland.

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Cycle the Granite Way

Cycle the Granite Way

This is a spectacular new cycle ride through rural Devon with fantastic views of Dartmoor and the surrounding countryside. The Granite Way runs along Dartmoor’s old Victorian railway, offering a unique way to see the dramatic landscape of Dartmoor.

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Ancient Stones and Ancestors

Ancient Stones and Ancestors

Awaken your senses and imagine what it might have been like to live thousands of years ago as we walk between majestic granite tors to enjoy stunning views.

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Old English Rural Life

Old English Rural Life

Discover the history of the community on the Holnicote Estate. Embark on a guided walk through ancient woodland from Selworthy to Allerford Rural Life Museum. Start with a locally sourced breakfast and end on a traditional Cream Tea.

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Seafront Dining Adventure

Seafront Dining Adventure

Delight in a celebration of Exmoor’s produce; a boat trip, oysters, sparkling wine and a delicious meal overlooking the 15th century harbour.

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Victorian Exmoor

Victorian Exmoor

A choice of two guided walking tours to experience what life was like in the Victorian era. Take a trip on the famous Lynton and Lynmouth funicular Cliff Railway opened in 1890, the highest and steepest totally water-powered railway in the world.

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Literary Footsteps

Literary Footsteps

Choose between two fabulous walking trails through the very landscape which inspired the poets Coleridge and Wordsworth and authors such as R.D.Blackmore, who wrote Lorna Doone. Each walk finishes with a delicious Cream Tea or a jug of local ale.

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Moods of Exmoor

Moods of Exmoor

This full day photography experience showcases the wonderful landscape and seasonal change of Exmoor. Capture the unique and undiscovered gems of the region, which lie hidden within Exmoor’s Combes, moorland and coastal fringes.

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Medieval Dunster

Medieval Dunster

Explore the castle, grounds and medieval village, and enjoy an immersive mill experience where the flour milling process is demonstrated, something that has been done on site since Domesday. With hands-on activities, followed by lunch or Cream Tea.

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Fly Back to Nature with Owls & Hawks

Fly Back to Nature with Owls & Hawks

A personal welcome to a 15th Century National Trust farmstead will lead into the magical Owl Garden, followed by a visit to the hawks and eagles. Be thrilled by close encounters with several birds - ample photo opportunities.

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Exmoor Wildlife Safari

Exmoor Wildlife Safari

A 4x4 safari through the stunning landscape to discover the acclaimed native Exmoor ponies, iconic red deer, rare birds, flora, fauna and much more. Visit historical sites, the birthplace of local legends, the coastline and other points of interest.

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Jane Austen - The Dancing Years

Jane Austen - The Dancing Years

A cultural experience exploring the life of the world-famous author, Jane Austen. Visit her birthplace, the “cradle of her genius”, and the church where her father was rector. Trace the people mentioned in her letters in beautiful Hampshire villages.

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Paddle the South Downs

Paddle the South Downs

Submerse yourself in the South Downs National Park by exploring it on water. Paddle past plenty of wildlife away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and get a different perspective on the historic and classically English villages.

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Sparkling South Downs - Grape and Grain

Sparkling South Downs - Grape and Grain

Set among the rolling hills of the South Downs are wineries producing world-class sparkling wines, classic English breweries and exciting craft gin distilleries. Join a luxury tour, hosted by a local drinks expert, to explore the region and its wine.

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Sparkling South Downs - Hampshire Tours

Sparkling South Downs - Hampshire Tours

A chauffeured tour of the sparkling wine vineyards and wineries of the South Downs National Park region. Meet the winemakers to see how the region is at the heart of the rapidly-growing production of sparkling wine from the chalk soils of England.

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Sparkling South Downs - Fizz on Foot

Sparkling South Downs - Fizz on Foot

Take in stunning views on a guided walk over grassy slopes and along the river bank in the South Downs. Enjoy a ‘Wine-Maker’s Lunch’ and tour at a local award-winning vineyard and meet the winemakers to take part in tutored tastings of the wines.

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South Downs - People, Place & Produce

South Downs - People, Place & Produce

Meet the people and producers who live and work within the national park and find out why the chalk land is so special. Enjoy a cider tutorial and a brewery tour.

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Hills, Heath, Hops and Hampers

Hills, Heath, Hops and Hampers

With an experienced local guide leading the way, discover the fascinating history and geology of the area while listening to the birdsong. Enjoy stunning views, a delicious picnic and a visit to a micro-brewery.

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Charleston - Home of Art & Ideas

Charleston - Home of Art & Ideas

A guided tour of Charleston, an internationally renowned historic house, garden and art gallery preserved as a time capsule. Discover the liberal story behind this family home’s rich history.

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A Ranger's Journey along Stanage Edge

A Ranger's Journey along Stanage Edge

Join the National Park Rangers on a voyage of discovery. Peel back the layers of time and explore the history of the iconic Stanage Edge. Revel in the wild open moorlands and rocky edges, rich in archaeology, industrial history and agriculture.

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Exmoor with a National Park Ranger

Exmoor with a National Park Ranger

Enjoy a relaxed and informative day out in the Ranger’s Land Rover. Meet some real characters and visit very special places behind the scenes of the National Park.

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Fight Climate Change in the Peak District

Fight Climate Change in the Peak District

Do your bit to help combat climate change by heading off the beaten track and getting hands-on in the Peak District moors. On an exclusive guided walk, learn about the benefits of moors, or ‘peatlands’, and enjoy stunning scenery.

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White Peak Trails by e-Bike

White Peak Trails by e-Bike

Join a National Park Ranger on a guided cycle-tour by electric bike. Enjoy traffic-free cycle trails and minor roads on the National Cycle Network. Cycle on former railways, passing through the beautiful limestone landscape of the White Peak region.

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Lake Ranger Boat Experience

Lake Ranger Boat Experience

Experience the National Park by water, guided by a Lake District Ranger for a trip that combines incredible views and real-life adventure. Learn about the vital tasks of the Rangers and the fascinating ecology, wildlife & history of Lake Windermere.