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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!

Aerial image of The Eden Project, a travel destination and ecological park, an educational visitor attraction in a series of dramatic biodomes. They have the world's largest rainforest in an enclosed space. Credit to VisitBritain/ Jason Hawkes

Sustainable experiences via the Night Riviera Sleeper train

Monday 02 August 2021

Connecting London Paddington to Penzance, the Night Riviera Sleeper train is an eco-friendly way...

View accross Loch Ness, Inverness, Scotland. Credit to VisitBritain/Peter Beavis

Sustainable experiences via Scotland’s Caledonian Sleeper train

Monday 02 August 2021

Taking passengers from London to some of Scotland’s top destinations, the...

Deer at Lochranza, Scotland. VisitBritain/Dougie Cunningham

Britain’s coolest island experiences

Friday 30 July 2021

Hundreds of small islands can be found off Britain’s coast, packed with an eclectic mix of...

View over Birmingham city centre at dusk, with landmark buildings, modern and historic architecture.

Countdown to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Thursday 29 July 2021

Next July, visitors will be in for a big surprise as Britain’s second-largest city has...

Aerial photograph of Wembley Stadium and Brent, London Borough of Culture 2020

Celebrate Britain's footballing heritage

Thursday 08 July 2021

As the birthplace of modern football, Britain is awash with clubs and museums which celebrate...

Northumberland National Park, Northumberland, England

Top 5 drives for a dream tour of Britain

Wednesday 30 June 2021

Looking forward to the freedom of the open road? Here are five British road trips ready for...

UK/Australia Season 2021-22

Australia and the UK preview largest ever cultural exchange between the two nations

Thursday 24 June 2021

A major new cultural exchange between Australia and the United Kingdom (UK) has been previewed...

Hot tub at Scarlet Hotel Spa in Cornwall, England

Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Accommodation Options in Britain

Wednesday 23 June 2021

Six sustainable accommodation options that you can book for your next eco-friendly British...

 Aerial view of St. Ives, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Britain as a visitor destination in global spotlight in run-up to G7 Summit and beyond

Friday 11 June 2021

Britain as a visitor destination will be in the global media spotlight with the G7 Summit in...

View over Birmingham city centre at dusk, with landmark buildings, modern and historic architecture.

Why Birmingham’s a Gold Medal City

Thursday 10 June 2021

The Gold Coast passed on the baton for The Commonwealth Games and Birmingham is sprinting to the...