Enjoy some of the UK's best firework displays

Tired of those disappointing shop-bought fireworks? Does your Guy Fawkes night go with a pop instead of a whizz-bang? Then why not treat yourself and the kids to a professional display where you won't have to worry about when or where the fireworks are going? Try one of these organised displays and you can just stand back and watch the show.

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Crystal Palace Fireworks - Known by some as the home of firework displays, this London event has taken place for over 70 years and this year the park will play host to a funfair too. It will be on the 5th November from 7pm. There are 2 displays, one at 7pm for the children, then the main display starts at 8pm. It's £5 for adults, £3 for kids and under-5s go free. Traditional food and drink is also available.

Lewes Bonfire night - One of the best in Sussex, if not the country, Lewes offers torchlight costumed processions and culminates in six separate bonfires where various effigies, including Guy Fawkes and Pope Paul V, are burnt. The town's roads close early on November 5th, so be prepared to arrive early (well before 4pm when parked cars are towed away) or park well out of town. The narrow streets can get uncomfortably crammed, so much so that the local council website urges visitors from outside the town not to attend.

Fireworks Frenzy Santa Pod Raceway - An unbelievable extravaganza of monster trucks, stunt drivers, motorcycle shows, jet-powered trucks, funfair, family entertainments, fireworks, a bonfire and laser show! The Santa Pod Raceway in Wellingborough , Northants is the place to be this Guy Fawkes'. The event kicks off from 4pm (fireworks begin at 7.45pm) and the ticket price is £15 per car in advance or £20 on the door (max 5 people).

Sandown Illuminated Carnival & Fireworks - A great big carnival on the Isle of Wight including floats, judging of the best floats, live music, a parade, a fire show on the beach, samba music, a fire and pyrotechnics show and a grand finale of fireworks off Sandown Pier. It takes place on November 5 and events start from 6pm (fireworks at 8pm) and entry is free.

Glasgow Green - This spectacular show taking place on November 5 is completely free and includes fireworks set to music (this year with a Mamma Mia theme), lasers, live bands and a funfair. It all takes place with the city's famous Winter Gardens as the backdrop.

Bristol Zoo's Bangless Bonfire Nights - 4th and 5th November from 5.30pm at Bristol Zoo you can enjoy the beauty of sparkling fireworks without any of the scary bang - good for kids and the animals. Adult tickets are £4.75 kids are £3.50. Book in advance as there are limited tickets.

Wizard's Fireworks at LEGOLAND - On 6 November, LEGOLAND Windsor will be open from 9.30am with the show starting at 5.30pm. This is all included in the normal LEGOLAND ticket price, which is £39 for adults and £30 for kids but under-3s go free. The rides will close one hour before the fireworks begin.

Plymouth - On the 5th November, Smeaton's Tower, The Citadel and the War Memorial will be awash with colourful floodlights once again. There will be entertainment from Heart Radio at the Hoe promenade, music, fairground rides and refreshments and at 7.30pm the bonfire will be lit followed by the firework display accompanied by music from the Citadel ramparts at 8pm.

Roundhay Park - Leeds' biggest bonfire and fireworks event takes place on the 5th November. The fire will be lit at 7.30 pm and the display begins at 8pm. Admission is free.

Hartlepool Music & Fireworks Spectacular - On Saturday the 6th November, the most popular firework display in the area takes place. There will be children's funfair rides and stalls from 4pm, local bands providing the entertainment from 5pm and the display kicks off at 6.30pm. It's free to get in.

Do you know any spectacular firework displays? Tell us where they are by leaving a comment so we can enjoy them too.

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