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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!

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, England ©VisitBritain/Blenheim Palace/Pete Seaward

A winter tour of Britain - London, Bath, the Cotswolds and the Highlands

Friday 18 October 2019

Looking to travel outside of peak season? A trip to Britain in winter has its own unmissable...

Britain’s Michelin Star Awards revealed for 2020

Wednesday 09 October 2019

Savour Britain's top culinary highlights as revealed by the 2020 Michelin Star Awards

Manchester Christmas Market sign

11 of the best Christmas markets in Britain

Thursday 26 September 2019

Discover some of the most festive, traditional and unique Christmas markets in Britain

Christmas tree at Balmoral hotel in Edinbrugh

Top Christmas Day lunches in Britain – from quintessential to quirky

Thursday 26 September 2019

One of the most joyous parts of Christmas Day is sitting down to a festive feast. While the...

Ice skating outside the Brighton Pavilion

Winter ice rinks in Britain’s most unexpected places

Thursday 26 September 2019

The courtyards and grounds of some of Britain's most beautiful palaces and iconic landmarks are...

Brighton Fringe Festival celebrations on stage

Annual Events in Britain 2020

Tuesday 24 September 2019

Discover some of the biggest and most exciting events, anniversaries and activities in Britain...

Man standing outside The Wheatsheaf Inn, Cotswolds, England.

(Dining) rooms with a view

Tuesday 24 September 2019

When it comes to eating out, there’s nothing like dining against a beautiful backdrop. In 2020...

The kitchen at William Wordsworth's childhood home, The National Trust's Wordsworth House and Garden, Cumbria, England.

2020 - The year of the bookworm in Britain

Tuesday 24 September 2019

From Charles Dickens to J. K. Rowling, Britain’s the place to be for bookworms – and with a host...

British coastline

Unique ways to experience the coast in Britain

Tuesday 24 September 2019

Want to spy the rarest sea creatures? Wander the lesser-trodden pathways atop imposing...

Taxi tour of Britain

Driving into history – discover Britain by taxi tour

Tuesday 24 September 2019

Dive into British culture from the comfort of an iconic cab, with taxi tours that provide a...