Things To Do In England
23 April 2013, 06:54
A St George's Day list's been released of 101 Things To Do In England before you even think of leaving the country.
The Eden Project, Dalby Forest, John Rylands Library and Exmoor National Park are among the other suggestions submitted by the public and chosen by the national tourist board, along with a panel of experts, in a bid to find the best and most quintessentially English things to see and do.
VisitEngland's Chairman, Lady Cobham, commented: "The selection process wasn't easy - we have such an embarrassment of riches in this country, that we couldn't include every single landmark - but the end result is a mix of the most incredible and unique experiences, with something for everyone."
Second World War codebreaking centre Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes features among the 'History and Heritage' attractions.
Celebrity judges Wallace and Gromit chose the winner of the 'Because It's Awesome' category, picking the quirky, eccentric and incredibly English past-time of cheese-rolling, where people chase a cheese that's rolled down Cooper's hill in Gloucestershire every year in a centuries-old tradition.