16 things to visit in 16 cities in England

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Getting bored of London, Stonehenge, and typical touristy spots?

Time Out London Blog has introduced 16 things you can enjoy doing in 16 different cities in England!

1. Brighton: North Laine

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Alternative shopping galore. More Brighton ideas at visitbrighton.com

2. Portsmouth: Historic Dockyard

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Explore some nautical history. More Portsmouth things to do at visitportsmouth.co.uk


3. Salisbury: Salisbury Cathedral

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Early English Gothic. For more Salisbury ideas, see visitsalisbury.co.uk


4. Colchester: Beth Chatto Gardens

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Peaceful, no? For more Colchester suggestions, try visitcolchester.com


5. Norwich: Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

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A permanent art collection and ongoing exhibitions in a Norman Foster-designed space. For more Norwich ideas, see visitnorwich.co.uk


6. Peterborough: Flag Fen Archaeology Park 

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A look back into the Bronze Age. For more suggestions, go to visitpeterborough.com


7. Nottingham: Nottingham Contemporary

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One of the UK’s largest contemporary arts centres. For more, experiencenottinghamshire.com

8. Birmingham: Mailbox

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Shopping, drinking and canalside dining. For more Birmingham things to do, see visitbirmingham.com

9. Lincoln: Cathedral

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For over 300 years, the tallest building in the world. For more Lincoln things to do, see visitlincoln.com

10. Stoke-on-Trent: Monkey Forest

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Wander among 140 Barbary macaques. For more, visitstoke.co.uk

11. Manchester: Cloud 23.

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Cocktails on the twenty-third floor. More bars, restaurants and things to do at visitmanchester.com


12. Sheffield: Silversmiths

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Modern cuisine. For more Sheffield suggestions, see welcometosheffield.co.uk


13. Bradford: National Media Museum

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The history of British moving pictures and the people who make them. For more, visitbradford.com


14. York: Shambles


This centuries-old street now contains art and craft shops, jewellery makers, chocolatiers and friendly tea shops. For more ideas, visityork.org

15. Hull: The Deep

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One of the most spectacular aquariums you’ll see anywhere, home to 3,500 fish and more than a few penguins. For more Hull ideas, visithullandeastyorkshire.com


16. Newcastle Gateshead: BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art


A world-class art gallery, housed in the imposing former Hovis flour mill. More ideas from the Tyne at newcastlegateshead.com

Thank you for all the great collection from  Time Out London Blog 

Stay tuned for more content at Visit England’s Great Cities.