If you love history, traditional food and the slightly unusual, then here's your passport to some truly wonderful things to do in England.
I review lots of historical events, of course, plus anything vaguely related to food and drink.
But there's something for the Royalists, too. And those of us who like it a bit wackier are not left out, either.
None of these things to do in England are strictly tourist attractions - even though we have those, too - but they tend to draw (sometimes vast) crowds. Onlookers as well as people happy to join into the spirit of the thing.
That's because they are events to celebrate England, her history, her products, traditions and customs, to show off almost forgotten skills and have fun doing so!.
If you fancy yourself as a bit of a Royalist, you'll want to check out England's biggest Royal crowd pleasers such as:
In this section you can find ideas for days out with a historical twist. Look out for festivals, re-enactments or wonderful spectacles of a truly historical bend!
England has some stunning palaces and grand houses with beautiful gardens that are well worth a visit. Or you could explore the varied English countryside, which may also involve a historic building. Here are some ideas...
Downton Abbey is one of the most popular England based TV and film drama's. Here are some ideas to capture the spirit of the series.
Here you can find ideas for some truly unusual things to do in England. Just get ready to do something you've never done before.
There are some sports you can enjoy and cheer for whether you know anything about them or not. Most of those make excellent days out... such as:
Have yourself a proper English summer afternoon watching the competition for the reddest tomato or longest runner bean.