See and Do

Active & Outdoors

Whether you're looking to explore England's Creative Coast on two legs, two wheels or riding atop the waves, there's an active adventure for every type of cultural explorer within these four thriving destinations.

Active & Outdoors
Planned itineraries

Thinking of embarking on your very own cultural adventure along the South East coast, but not sure where to start? Take a look at one of our inspirational itineraries, carefully curated to help you make the very most of your trip to England's Creative Coast...

Active & Outdoors
Events and attractions

From expert-guided gallery tours and self-guided sculpture trails, to fabulous food spots and places to rest your head, browse our selection of days out and places to stay, and start planning your cultural escape.

Experience

Burnham Art Trail

55 Artists in 42 Venues. 22 June to 30 June 2019 A town wide FREE exhibition of original artworks...

Experience

Essex Waterways Ltd

Heybridge Basin – non tidal berths for visiting yachts and cruisers, including Clubs and rallies....

Experience

Harwich International Shanty Festival

International Shanty Festival takes place in the historic town of Harwich on 2nd weekend in October....

Experience

RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Set in the heart of rural Essex, and enjoying stunning panoramic views of the surrounding coun...

Experience

RSPB Wallasea Island

RSPB Wallasea Island is a nature reserve where people can enjoy the open skies and wildlife found on...

Experience

The Carter Company - A Kent Seaside Jolly

Discover Kent's hidden gems on foot or by bike on this five day trip along the coast.

Experience

The Carter Company - Coast to Capital

Start your adventure in Dover and prepare for a seven day cycling adventure to the capital.

Experience

The Carter Company – Kent For Art Lovers

Discover Britain's Hidden gems with The Carter Company's cycling, walking and touring holidays

Experience

The Harwich Festival

The Harwich Festival is an Annual Combined arts Festival with an extensive year round programme.

Experience

TJBoardhire

Stand up Paddleboard (SUP) tuition in West Sussex. Our paddleboard lessons take place on the...

Not the right kind of activity for your tastes?
There's plenty of other ways to explore the Gourmet Garden Trail

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