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“Chatsworth House is a stately home in Derbyshire, England, in the Derbyshire Dales 3.5 miles northeast of Bakewell and 9 miles west of Chesterfield. The seat of the Duke of Devonshire, it has been home to the Cavendish family since 1549.”
72 locals recommend
Zoo
“Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, is a zoo in Paignton, Devon, England, which was opened to the public in 1923. The zoo is part of South West Environmental Parks Ltd which is owned by the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust (WWCT). It is a combined zoo and botanic garden that welcomes over half a million visitors a year. WWCT also runs Living Coasts in Torquay, Devon and Newquay Zoo in Newquay, Cornwall. All three are registered charities. Paignton Zoo has a collection of about 2,000 animals representing nearly 300 species. It also cultivates about 1,600 different species of plant. It currently employs over 100 permanent staff and an additional 120 seasonally. A registered educational and scientific charity, Paignton Zoo is committed to the highest standards of animal husbandry and welfare, to scientific research, education and the breeding and conservation of rare and endangered animal and plant species. Paignton Zoo was one of the earliest combined zoological and botanical gardens in Britain and the first that was opened with education as its mission. Paignton Zoo was, based on visitor feedback, named by TripAdvisor as the third best zoo in the UK and ninth best zoo in Europe in 2014.”
46 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Free tickets are required for admission - available online. Free entry without a ticket from 6pm Monday to Saturday.”
121 locals recommend
Park
“A lovely Cardiff Park, one of many, lovely for an afternoon walk and close to the City Centre.”
57 locals recommend
Park
“Large pretty open park in the centre of London, close to many key attractions”
73 locals recommend
Zoo
“Bristol Zoo is a very good one and is well worth considering if you’re planning a day in NW Bristol. ”
52 locals recommend
Bridge
“The Clifton Suspension Bridge, spanning the picturesque Avon Gorge, is the symbol of the city of Bristol. For almost 150 years this Grade I listed structure has attracted visitors from all over the world.”
34 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Glastonbury Tor is a hill near Glastonbury in the English county of Somerset, topped by the roofless St Michael's Tower, a Grade I listed building. The whole site is managed by the National Trust, and has been designated a scheduled monument. Inspiring views across an ancient land.”
91 locals recommend
National Park
“We adjoin the National Park with Ullswater three miles away. How many Lakes are there in the Lake District? ”
54 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“This isn't just a park, but it is in a stunning stunning setting! Beautiful to go for the day and picnic or to visit the historic house”
69 locals recommend
Park
“For a tree themed adventure the arboretum offers a tranquil escape. Boasting 2,500 different species from the far corners of the globe, traverse the Tree Top Walkway, wander a seasonal trail or look for the Gruffalo in the deep dark woods.”
83 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Beautiful gardens along the A3. Many events and shows held during the year together with bi-annual Flower shows for public access. A must for any keen gardener. ”
43 locals recommend
Park
“Perhaps one of London's loveliest leafy expanses, Brockwell Park has become a mecca for fun-loving kiddies. Often termed "Brixton's Beach", the park is remarkable for its large lido, now one of the few remaining outdoor swimming pools in London. It is an ideal place to take a dip in the summer and catch some rays.”
158 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Located in Glasnevin, County Dublin, the National Botanic Gardens are noted for their fine plant collections holding more than 15,000 plant species and cultivars from a variety of habitats from around the world. The gardens are famous for their exquisitely restored and planted glasshouses, notably the Turner Curvilinear Range and the Great Palm House, both recipients of the Europa Nostra award for excellence in conservation architecture. Visitors can enjoy such features as the herbaceous borders, rose garden, the alpine yard, the pond area, rock garden and arboretum.”
114 locals recommend
Museum
“There is a bus stop here that's really handy to catch a number of buses. The 149 & 242 buses can take you to Shoreditch and Liverpool Street.”
179 locals recommend
Park
“Absolutely beautiful with stunning views. Walk or mountain bike for miles and enjoy the day.”
50 locals recommend