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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!

Bala Lake and the Aran Hills in the Snowdonia National Park. Elevated view over the landscape in autumn.

Introducing North Wales

Monday 23 November 2020

From legendary castles and fascinating aqueducts to dazzling hikes and picturesque lighthouses,...

Kenilworth Castle in Warwickshire. Castle ruins of a Norman fortress and Elizabethan palace.

Historic sites and romantic relics: Britain’s stunning open-air castles

Monday 26 October 2020

From moated medieval fortresses to Elizabethan palaces and historic castles nestled beside...

Britain’s 20 most spectacular castles

Friday 31 July 2020

Hundreds of castles dominate the landscape of Britain and are testament to the engineering...

2019 Destination Hotspot: To London and beyond in 48 hours

Wednesday 03 October 2018

Discover how easy it is to pack in an awesome 48-hour break in cities within just two to three...

9 reasons to visit Scotland’s islands in autumn and winter

Thursday 27 September 2018

With more than 790 offshore islands (around 95 are inhabited), Scotland is a perfect destination...

Road trip – England’s North West

Tuesday 18 September 2018

As the autumn months roll round, thoughts turn to brisk walks in a countryside ablaze with...

48 Hours in…Chester and Cheshire

Thursday 06 September 2018

With an enchanting mix of historic market towns, quaint village squares and picturesque...

48 hours in… Bath

Tuesday 28 August 2018

A whimsical mix of cobblestone streets, historical sites and romantic architectural styles, Bath...

48 hours in … Cardiff

Tuesday 14 August 2018

Europe’s youngest capital city, Cardiff...

Day trips from London – must-do experiences in Hastings, Battle & Rye

Thursday 26 July 2018

Jump on a train heading south-east from London and in under 1.5 hours you’re in what is known as...