5 of the best urban days out in England

Experience a burst of activity or just some scenic calm with these city-based trips, featuring a kayaking tour of Tyne bridges to yoga on a paddleboard.

Take the kids to … Gulliver’s Land, Milton Keynes

With rides aimed at younger children and a relaxed atmosphere, this Buckinghamshire theme park offers a Brobdingnagian family day out

Wild days out for Easter: UK walks, attractions and activities – without the crowds

Big-name attractions are heaving over the spring break but the UK has a wealth of spectacular, less-well-known days out.