National Wonders is our series of short videos highlighting the brilliantly wacky side of our beloved country. Sure, we all know about Westminster Abbey and Stonehenge, but what about Olney's pancake race and bottle kicking in Hallaton?
Join our tour guide, Ben, as he takes you to some of England's most unique events and meets the amazing people behind them.
So get involved and see more below as we ask, ‘Is this really how the UK spends a day?’
Enter the longest maze in the world with Ben as he drops some facts and a few nuts to find his way.
Dive into the Midlands to find a pub where marbles roll uphill and Ben's legs don't work quite as they should.
Is it a cafe or a museum? Ben's not quite sure. All we know is you can get coffee and the back-end of a zebra.
Ben thinks he nose noses... (Sorry!) But can he find all seven scattered across London?
Explore Prince's Park with Ben as he undertakes the world's shortest fun-run and manages to lose his dog.
Travel to Keswick, the birthplace of the pencil, to discover the worlds' largest colouring pencil and more!
In the most daring National Wonder yet, Ben gets up close with flaming barrels of tar and a very large bonfire.
Ever wanted to see a presenter get hit by a black pudding? Ben's visit to Ramsbottom didn't go quite to plan!
Dare you enter this horrifying scare maze with Ben? He's pretty confident he'll be fine, but how long will that last?
Dive into the World Bog Snorkelling Championships with Ben in this wet and wild edition of National Wonders.
Ben tries his hand at egg tossing, egg roulette and more than a few egg-cellent puns in Swaton, Lincolnshire.
Venture to the Cornish town of Padstow to get a glimpse of some 'osses' and investigate a pregnant maiden.
Join Ben in Hallaton, Leicestershire as he takes on three beer kegs, two rival villages and one very large pie.
See Ben try his first battle cry, admire beards and even get up close and personal with some weaponry.
Watch Ben head to Olney, where he finds wigs, firemen, a transatlantic rivalry... and the odd pancake or two.
Get the latest updates on National Wonders, as well as plenty of travel inspiration, scenic views, cityscapes and more...
Join in the conversation on Twitter and let us know if your town should be featured on National Wonders!Visit our Twitter page
Prefer using Facebook? You can keep up to date with everything National Wonders and much more on our page.Visit our Facebook page
Back to top
Official Coach Supplier to Wembley Stadium
© Copyright National Express Ltd 2019