Not sure where to choose for your holiday?
Visit the Home Counties Tourist Information pages for info on all the different areas on iknow-homecounties.
If you're looking for interesting places to visit near London, the Home Counties has something for everyone. For those who want to get away from it all and enjoy some scenic views, look at our list of dog friendly days out in Hertfordshire for ideas. Your weekend doesn't have to be quiet though, you could always check out the famous Windsor nightlife or dance the night away at night clubs in Reading if you prefer.
If you want something to do that the whole family will enjoy, there are lots of things to do in Windsor for children. The Home Counties has lots of family tourist attractions, so you could also have a look at this list of days out in Essex for kids or find places to go for days out in Surrey with children.
If you're short on cash but want something more exciting than a dull weekend in front of the TV, have a look at the lists of free attractions in each area, such as things to do in Chelmsford for free. Whether you want completely free days out in Bedforshire or never knew that you could enjoy days out in Essex for free, you will be pleasantly surprised.