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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!

Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Gardens. Exterior view of a thatched cottage and gardens where Anne Hathaway, wife of William Shakespeare, lived as child. Farmhouse with thatched roof. Pathway going through garden. Managed by Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Tra

Shakespeare’s England - an Elizabethan-inspired itinerary

Monday 19 April 2021

From grand palaces frequented by Queen Elizabeth I to the home of William Shakespeare, reminders...

Group of people paddle boarding on the River Thames, Richmond, London, England.

The Culture of the Thames

Wednesday 31 March 2021

From world-famous boat races and regal palaces to large-scale art installations, the shores of...

Medieval architecture next to the modern Coventry Cathedral

Introducing Coventry

Wednesday 31 March 2021

From striking medieval architecture to experimental theatre, Coventry offers an unexpected taste...

Coventry City Culture

Celebrating Coventry City of Culture 2021

Wednesday 31 March 2021

Modern and wonderfully diverse, yet packed with history, Coventry City of Culture 2021 will...

The Royal Albert Hall, London. A round concert hall and memorial to Prince Albert, built by his Queen Victoria, in the 19th century

Celebrating 150 years of the Royal Albert Hall

Wednesday 31 March 2021

London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall is...

V&A Dundee, Scotland

9 cultural exhibitions for 2021

Monday 08 March 2021

Britain’s cultural calendar is packed with world-class exhibitions in 2021, and with 15 April...

We're Good to Go logo

UK businesses registered ‘We’re Good To Go’ get global ‘Safe Travels’ stamp

Wednesday 03 March 2021

VisitBritain has today announced that tourism businesses in the UK registered to the ‘We’re Good...

Discover some of Britain's fantastic flower shows

Monday 01 March 2021

From RHS Chelsea and RHS Hampton Court to the delightful lesser-known shows that take place up...

Front view of Chatsworth House with hills behind, Peak District, Derbyshire, England.

7 stately homes with incredible gardens

Monday 01 March 2021

Britain’s stately homes offer a true taste of horticultural grandeur and whether visitors dream...

Aerial view of the Paradise Garden at RHS Bridgewater

Bursting into bloom: Britain’s brilliant RHS Gardens

Monday 01 March 2021

The Royal Horticultural Society are the experts behind some of Britain’s most impressive gardens...