Story Ideas

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!

Urban Greening

Wednesday 09 March 2022

The appreciation of local green and natural spaces has increased significantly particularly...

People enjoying food at Mackie Mayor food court, Manchester - VisitBritain/Jacob Niblett

How to discover another side of Manchester

Tuesday 08 March 2022

Manchester never stops moving. Over the last 300 years, it has grown from sleepy town to...

Friends kayaking on the Thames in front of Tower Bridge

Experience outdoor adventure in Britain’s cities

Tuesday 08 March 2022

In Britain’s cities, the great outdoors is closer than visitors might think. Our urban spaces...

Man standing behind the counter of BABA G's food stall, Brixton, London

Tucking into another side of Britain's cities

Tuesday 08 March 2022

“What’s for dinner?” In Britain’s cities, those three little words could take visitors anywhere...

Bond-inspired Itinerary - Northern England

Monday 27 September 2021

From exploring cityscapes to spying expanses of glorious countryside, visitors can mix adventure...

Sixes, cricket social - Manchester

Taste update September 2021

Friday 27 August 2021

Canal-side eateries, renovated theatre saloons and an immersive Batman dining experience -...

Woman walking past street art on Brick Lane, London, England.

Unmissable walking routes in British cities

Friday 30 April 2021

Britain’s cities are fabulous on foot. Whether it’s a saunter though London’s creative East End...

Fat Tire Tours, cycle tours of London

Explore Britain’s cities on two wheels

Friday 30 April 2021

Travelling by bicycle is a fun, fast and eco-friendly way to discover Britain’s major cities,...

Group of people paddle boarding on the river thames, Richmond, London - VisitBritain/Matthew Williamson Ellis

There’s a ‘Spring’ in UK cities’ steps

Tuesday 09 March 2021

Known as a time for new life, sunnier days, and a renewed sense of self, spring is on its way...

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...