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Presenting VisitBritain's look at the biggest topics and trends across Britain right now! You can also discover new hotel openings and refurbishments in the Accommodation Update, and the latest restaurant launches in the Taste Update – all designed to whet the media’s appetite!

Gas Street Basin at the heart of the city centre, the meeting point of the Worcester & Birmingham Canal and the Birmingham Canal Main Line. Historic buildings. Passenger boats moored.

Explore Britain from home with these modern TV classics

Monday 18 May 2020

April 2020 saw the announcement that smash-hit British crime drama Life on Mars will be...

Runners on the Jurassic coast clifftop, cliffs and English Channel in the back ground.

Going for Gold: 8 fun running events in Britain

Tuesday 25 February 2020

Sunday 26 April marks the 40th anniversary of the London Marathon, an event that will shine a...

Two people in a Canadaian canoe on the waters of Loch Beina a Mheadhoin in Glen Affric.

Britain’s hottest destinations for spring

Friday 17 January 2020

Spring in the UK offers adventures blooming with natural beauty, tranquil vistas and the chance...

Candlelight Club New Years Eve

Say hello to 2020: a guide to New Year’s Eve in Britain

Friday 25 October 2019

Dazzling 1920s themed parties, unforgettable dinners and a Latin carnival in an 18th century...

Celebrate the moon landings with these stellar British events

Friday 19 July 2019

Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took the historic first steps on the moon on 20 July 1969, an...

Ten of the best ghostly tours and haunted houses in Britain

Thursday 20 September 2018

Get ready to be spooked this Halloween with these spine-chilling experiences and haunted houses...

Accommodation Update - September 2018

Wednesday 05 September 2018

From elegant rooms in the heart of London, to cosy and charming cottages located on the Devon...

Five reasons to visit Britain’s National Parks

Tuesday 24 July 2018

July heralds Britain’s National Parks Week (22-29), where an eclectic range of events, from...

8 reasons why Newcastle and the North East are hot right now

Monday 07 May 2018

The spotlight is shining brightly on Newcastle Gateshead this summer; Rough Guides...