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Café Thyme & The Old Byre Showroom

Auchencar, Machrie, Isle of Arran, Argyll and Bute, KA27 8EB

Run by the same family for over two generations, in 2012 a total refurb saw the larger Café Thyme built in place of their tiny tearoom. The extensive menu is influenced by owners Hamza Gunaydi and Lorna Mansfield’s Turkish and Scottish backgrounds: chef…

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

21 New Globe Walk, London, SE1 9DT

Cinemac

Heritage Centre, Roe Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6UT

BBC Broadcasting House

Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA

Gosport Discovery Centre

High Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BT
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Royal Botanic Garden

Arboretum Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR

Just one mile from the city centre, this idyllic oasis of greenery covers over 70 acres and features horticultural specimens from around the world. Among these, the Scottish Heath Garden and the Rock Garden are fantastic examples of conservation and…

National Trust: Nymans Garden

Handcross, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6EB

National Museum of Flight

East Fortune Airfield, North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 5LF

Located at East Fortune Airfield, halfway between Haddington and East Linton, the National Museum of Flight has a varied collection of aeroplanes and aviation paraphernalia such as parachutes and radar equipment. The museum takes part in festivals such…

Royal Observatory

Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ

The Royal Observatory sits on top of Blackford Hill, south of Edinburgh’s city centre. Alongside the visitor centre, which allows the general public to use the Victorian telescope dome facilities, the site accommodates a university astronomy research…

Scottish Seabird Centre

The Harbour, North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 4SS

Perched on a rocky outcrop at North Berwick Harbour, the Seabird Centre offers remote viewing of a variety of seabirds and wildlife via live cameras installed on islands in the Forth estuary, as well as boat trips out to the islands. There’s also a café…

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St Giles' Cathedral

Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 1RE

Dominating the Royal Mile, St Giles’ Cathedral has been one of Edinburgh's religious focal points for approximately 900 years. It is home to some of the best stained glass windows in Scotland, dating from the 19th and 20th centuries, and hosts regular…

The Bubble Car Museum

Clover Farm, Main Road, Langrick, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22 7AW

Burns Monument Centre

Kay Park, Kilmarnock, KA3 7RU

Dinefwr Park & Castle

Dinefwr Gardens, Llandeilo, Dyfed, SA19 6RT

National Trust: Morden Hall Park

Morden Hall Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5JD

A green oasis in suburbia, giving you a taste of a country estate with a glimpse of agricultural and industrial history. This tranquil former deer park is one of the few remaining estates that lined the River Wandle during its industrial heyday.

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Royal Air Force Museum

Grahame Park Way, Hendon, London, NW9 5LL

Opened in 1972 by Her Majesty the Queen and situated on the historic site of Hendon's London Aerodrome in Colindale, our North London Museum is the only London attraction to house over 100 aircraft from around the world, including some very early…

Urquhart Castle

Loch Ness, Nr Drumnadrochit, IV63 6XJ Scotland

Brodie Castle

Forres, Highland, IV36 2TE

This imposing castle stands in rich Morayshire parkland. Dating from the 16th century, Brodie has unusual plaster ceilings, a major art collection and tells the fascinating story of the Brodie family. There is a woodland walk with a large pond and a…

Bromley Museum

The Priory, Church Hill, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0HH

The Ceramic Experience

Ocean Terminal, Ocean Drive, Edinburgh, EH6 6JB

This paint-your-own-pottery studio has branches in Leith and Marchmont in Edinburgh, as well as locations around Scotland. It also has jewellery and glass-making facilities and a soft play area for children. Each studio offers specially catered group…

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Edinburgh Castle

Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG

Sitting atop the volcanic Castle Rock, Edinburgh Castle dominates the city skyline and is the most popular paid visitor attraction in Scotland. Events at the castle include regular re-enactments of events from its history, occasional concerts by…

Epping Forest District Museum

39/41 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1EL

Glengoyne Distillery

Dumgoyne, Near Killearn, Stirling, G63 9LB

Glengoyne is one of Scotland’s prettiest distilleries, a whitewashed beacon nestling under the Campsies that, behind its main buildings, hides a 50ft waterfall. There’s a range of tours for different levels of interest and expertise –- you can try…

Welsh Highland Railway

Caernarfon Station, St Helen's Road, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 2YD

The Welsh Highland Railway runs from beneath the castle walls in Caernarfon, past the foot of Snowdon, Beddgelert, the stunning Aberglaslyn Pass and on to Porthmadog, where it connects with the Ffestiniog Railway. A 25-mile journey through the best…

The Woods

5 Stainbeck Corner, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS7 3PG