Things to do in North West England
  • London Super Saver: Stonehenge Express and London by Night Sightseeing Bus

    London Super Saver: Stonehenge Express and London by Night Sightseeing Bus

    See London’s top royal sights and the enigmatic Stonehenge on this Super Saver, combining two tours at a discounted price. London Tour with your professional guide, drive through the capital’s most famous areas and view top attractions including Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace, and see the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony. Stonehenge…

  • London 6 Day Tour with English Host Family

    London 6 Day Tour with English Host Family

    This 6 days London getaway package is a cultural program where you can enjoy most of London by staying in our English host families’ homes. This is an excellent choice when your time is limited. From the very first minute until the end of the program, you will be taken great care by our operation…

  • Full Day Traditional Private London Tour by Walking & Public Transportation

    Full Day Traditional Private London Tour by Walking & Public Transportation

    This full-day tour is packed full of the delights of London, exploring England’s capital just like a Londoner, on Shank’s pony. This means that you will use a combination of walking and public transport to avoid traffic congestion while accessing the most important places of interest in the city. The London Underground has a staggering…

  • Cotswolds One Day Guided Cycle Tour – Private Groups

    Cotswolds One Day Guided Cycle Tour – Private Groups

    The Cotswolds is a scenic part of England & it’s my pleasure to share these sights & heritage with you.

  • Cycling Tour of Brighton City

    Cycling Tour of Brighton City

    Brighton is always an exuberant blend of color, culture, and trend-setting vibes, and has long been known as the London by the Sea. Submerge yourself in its quirky, chilled out style by taking a guided bike tour around the city. View Brighton’s most iconic landmarks from a totally fun new angle, enjoy a smooth cycle…

  • London Market Tour in Executive Luxury Vehicle private

    London Market Tour in Executive Luxury Vehicle private

    London’s street markets are amongst the finest and most eclectic in Europe from the boho chic of the world famous Portobello market to the smorgasbord of culinary delights to be encountered at Borough Market, to the Rock N Roll enthused Camden Market, all tastes are catered for. The roots of many of the modern London…

  • Lowestoft Coastal Sightseeing

    Lowestoft Coastal Sightseeing

    A combination of fun jet boat, a historic harbour and sightseeing along the beautiful Lowestoft coast make this a very special trip.

  • Harry Potter’s 8-Day Private English Course and London Tour

    Harry Potter’s 8-Day Private English Course and London Tour

    Harry Potter’s Wonder & Magic English Course in London is the best way of learning English in Harry Potter’s London. The inspirational city of the films of all times and surely Harry Potter’s home. The author JK Rowling used to be an English teacher and therefore, it’s not just Harry Potter’s, Ron’s and Hermione’s student…

  • Moors, Whitby & The Yorkshire Steam Railway Day Trip from York

    Moors, Whitby & The Yorkshire Steam Railway Day Trip from York

    This small-group Guided Day Trip from York provides the opportunity to explore the scenic and picturesque North York Moors National Park, enjoy more than two hours in the seaside town of Whitby and take a Steam Train ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (optional extra paid locally on the day)! You will also experience…

  • The Crown Netflix TV London Half Day Private Tour

    The Crown Netflix TV London Half Day Private Tour

    The Crown series is probably one of the best TV series in the history of the film industry providing a closer look at the British Monarchs in the 1900s. Despite some overly dramatized scenes and fictitious approach, all episodes are based on true stories and events starting from King George VI’s reign and onwards. In…

  • Full-Day Private Historical Cornish Tours

    Full-Day Private Historical Cornish Tours

    We take you to beautiful places in Cornwall – historical sites, areas designated as being of outstanding natural beauty, neolithic monuments, Poldark and Doc Martin filming locations. You can select one of our pre-designed tours from our website or we can tailor-make a tour to suit your interests. What makes us unique is our ability…

  • The Magic of Harry Potter Private Guided Tour for Kids and Families in London

    The Magic of Harry Potter Private Guided Tour for Kids and Families in London

    Become a Harry Potter character with the magical experience of this private guided walking tour though some of the movie’s most significant places!On this tour you will visit some of the most iconic locations where the movie was filmed and at the same time you will discover the beauty and magic of London! Using London…

  • Running and dancing (Rancing). Let’s get the party started!

    Running and dancing (Rancing). Let’s get the party started!

    We love Brighton and want to share the best of what our quirky city has to offer with the rest of the world! Our rancing tour (45 – 60 mins) is a unique way to see Brighton, hear some stories and also allows you to bring your craziest self. It is suitable for friends, families,…

  • First Time Visitor’s London by Car/Black Cab/MPV/Van/Minibus

    First Time Visitor’s London by Car/Black Cab/MPV/Van/Minibus

    This specially designed full-day tour is exclusively dedicated for first-time visitors to London. Our tour can start at various times in the morning depending on your request. The direction of the tour can be reversible. In this tour, we aim to give the full history of London in 8 hours so that visitors can understand…

  • Full-Day Private Luxury Tour Of The Northern Lake District

    Full-Day Private Luxury Tour Of The Northern Lake District

    The Northern Sights Tour is very popular as it affords the opportunity to see the beauty of the Skiddaw range of mountains whilst passing through the stunning scenery of the Central Lakes. You will see Neolithic structures dating back over 2000 years and what are considered the most beautiful of the lakes all in one…

  • 7-Day Private Driving Tour to the Gardens of The Cotswolds

    7-Day Private Driving Tour to the Gardens of The Cotswolds

    The Cotswolds is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in England, typified by green rolling hills or ‘wolds’, honey-stone buildings and a picturesque idyll. Nestled in the many valleys are some of the world’s top-class formal and country gardens, and arboretums, which are enjoyed throughout the seasons.

  • The Lake District Tour from Chester

    The Lake District Tour from Chester

    Leaving Chester three times a week at 08:45, the tour heads North to the Lake District via the M6 Motorway, in approximately two hours you will arrive in the Lakes.As you start your Lake District tour, you will head to the medieval village of Hawkshead, famous for its connection with Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth. You will also…

  • 2 DAY TOUR | Jurassic Coast, Stonehenge & Bath

    2 DAY TOUR | Jurassic Coast, Stonehenge & Bath

    Departing from Bournemouth, join us as we tour the very best the west has to offer! 2 full days sightseeing the south coast. Firstly we head to the Jurassic Coast visiting Durlston Park, Corfe Castle, Lulworth Castle, Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Weymouth, Abbotsbury, Broadchurch & Westbay! A truly unique Jurassic Experience! We then head to…

  • 6-Day Southwest Cornwall Cycling Tour

    6-Day Southwest Cornwall Cycling Tour

    On this scenic Cornwall cycling tour you will discover the ever-changing landscape around the tip of Cornwall (and the British mainland). Starting in Truro or Penzance, you cycle through several famous towns, villages and landmarks including Falmouth, Penzance, Porthleven and Lands End.

  • One Week English School and British Culture Program in London

    One Week English School and British Culture Program in London

    Our London short term package programs involving science, art, culture, sports, fashion, trade, finance and fun, include 15-hours of active English Training in our language school which received the award for the best language school in London in 2015, and through which we host our students with English host families. In the programs, our students…

  • Private Tour – Moors, Whitby & Yorkshire Steam Railway Day Trip from Harrogate

    Private Tour – Moors, Whitby & Yorkshire Steam Railway Day Trip from Harrogate

    For group sizes of up to 4, 8 or 15 passengers, this Private Day Trip from Harrogate, just for your party, provides the opportunity to explore the scenic and picturesque North York Moors National Park, enjoy two hours in the seaside town of Whitby and take a Steam Train ride on the North Yorkshire Moors…

  • English + Medicine University Taster One Week Program in London

    English + Medicine University Taster One Week Program in London

    English + Medicine Pre-University Program in London is a massive opportunity for international students. Because London is an academic centre of excellence, more than 70 Nobel Prize winners have studied or worked at a university in London. Who knows you’ve got a secret talent that can be revealed? The English and Medicine program would be…

  • Private Layover Tour from London City Airport

    Private Layover Tour from London City Airport

    Welcome to the busiest city in the world! There is always a getaway from the routine, so we are here to take you out of this routine. Meet our guide in the arrival hall, or we will see you once you are out and you can begin to experience magical moments in yesterday’s Londinium, today’s…

  • Mayfair and Belgravia Private Walking Tour

    Mayfair and Belgravia Private Walking Tour

    A private walking tour through some of the most exclusive districts in London which has been home to some of the most famous and infamous figures in the world.Well away from the crowds we’ll explore secret alleys, green-leafed squares, haunted pubs, beautiful streets and gorgeous homes, churches, boutique shops and genteel neighbourhoods that the rich…

  • Changing of the Guard Half-Day Private Walking London Tour

    Changing of the Guard Half-Day Private Walking London Tour

    The Changing of the Guard has been a tradition for hundreds of years whereby the Household Regiment, the Queen’s Guards at Buckingham Palace, change shift in a fascinating show of pomp and circumstance.This is a walking tour which ensures you to be at the best position available to see this extraordinary Changing the Guard ceremony…


All about North West England

When to visit

There is plenty to do in North West England all year long. During the festive season, Christmas markets pop up in cities and towns all over the region, and Blackpool hosts its famous illuminations. The countryside and beaches are at their best in the spring and summer, and Manchester’s world-famous Pride festival takes place every May (and is well worth a visit).

Getting around

The cities and larger towns in North West England are well-appointed with public transport—some with trams, others with buses. Liverpool has a small underground metro service. There are buses to travel around the Lake District and more remote areas, or you might find a tour or rental car more convenient.

Traveler tips

A few tips to keep in mind when visiting North West England: The food and local produce here is excellent—try as much local food as possible. Narrow your focus to a few key things; there is much to do in North West England, so planning is everything. Train travel at the night side of the cities can be unreliable, so consider that when planning your activities. It can be either cold and wet or warm and sunny at any time of the year—pack for unpredictable weather.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is North West England known for?

The area of North West England encompasses several distinct regions, each with its own features. Cumbria has the Lake District, Lancashire has its canals and countryside, and the westernmost reaches of the North Yorkshire Moors has its wild nature. Cheshire has medieval beauty, and Merseyside has Liverpool.

Where is the scenic area in North West England?

It’s hard to choose where the most scenic area of North West England is, but at the top of the list is the Lake District. The views along the beach at Lytham St Anne’s are also worth visiting, and the western parts of the Peak District are equally barren and beautiful.

What is the biggest city in North West England?

Manchester is the biggest city in North West England. The Greater Manchester metropolitan area is even bigger still, incorporating towns and villages around its circumference. Home to several galleries, museums, and a stunning Victorian library, it’s a cultural center and a shopping and dining hot spot.

What celebrities are from North West England?

Sir Ian McKellen, famous for his role as Gandalf in Lord of the Rings, is from Burnley in North West England. Craig Charles and Elvis Costello are both from Liverpool, as are all of The Beatles. Filmmaker Mike Leigh is from Salford.

What is on in the North West for kids?

There is so much to do in North West England for kids. Head to Blackpool Pleasure Beach for rollercoasters and seaside fun, or travel to the Peak District or Lake District to climb the trees at Go Ape. Visit kid-friendly museums in Manchester and Liverpool.

What is the most beautiful countryside in North England?

The Lake District has already had a shout-out, but it really is one of the most beautiful areas of the countryside in North West England. Elsewhere, Cheshire has picturesque countryside for walking in, and the western parts of the Peak District and the North York Moors are also beautiful.