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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Look to the skies as you surprise your senses and combine fine-dining with a star-gazing session in the Battlesteads Observatory.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Enjoy a full day walking tour in and around Norwich and the Broads National Park. History, culture, countryside, marshes, railways and boats.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A day trip following and celebrating the life of Captain Cook, 250 years after his first Voyage of Discovery.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A guided tour of some of the finest culinary highlights in the region, guaranteed to tantalise tastebuds; gingerbread, local ales, Cumberland sausage and more!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Be transported back to a time where pixies, ghosts and witchcraft were part of daily life on 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.
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.
Explore Dartmoor’s varied terrain on horseback with experienced guides, enjoying a blissfully tranquil ride across wide open moorland and ancient woodland.
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.
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.
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.
Delight in a celebration of Exmoor’s produce; a boat trip, oysters, sparkling wine and a delicious meal overlooking the 15th century harbour.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.