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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!

Interior of cabin at Jack’s Alt-Stays

Quirky Places to Stay on the Coast

Tuesday 13 September 2022

Who needs conventional when you can have unique, exceptional and out of the ordinary? The UK’s...

See Monster. Illustration by NEWSUBSTANCE. Commission for UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK. Credit UNBOXED

Discover top art and design along Britain’s coast

Friday 19 August 2022

Land on Britain’s shores for thrilling art installations bursting with immersive aquatic giants...

The Crab House Cafe. A beach restaurant in Wyke Regis famous for seafood. A platter of fresh seafood. A cooked lobster in the shell, with a garnish and cut lemons. Evening light over the sea. A glass of chilled white wine.

Catch of the day: Enjoy Britain’s best restaurants with sea views

Friday 30 July 2021

Set in striking coastal locations and serving up a delicious mix of freshly caught seafood and...

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...

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...

Rear view of woman and dog in a rowboat on the River Avon, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England.

Off the beaten track in Britain

Monday 23 November 2020

Britain is a patchwork of historic cities, expansive landscapes and picturesque villages, making...

Credit to Helmsley Walled Garden,York. Bright flowers on hot border in Summer. Secret Garden film location.

A Secret Garden tour of England

Monday 03 August 2020

Embark on a blossom-filled adventure in England to mark the 2020 reboot of the classic 1990s...

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Dream-worthy walks along the England Coast Path

Monday 08 June 2020

From striking cliffs rising out of the sea to sandy coves and quaint fishing villages, England’s...

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Discover Dickens’ England

Monday 01 June 2020

Renowned as one of the greatest writers of the Victorian era, this year marks 150 years since...

Celebrate Bonfire Night in Britain

Friday 06 September 2019

November means big bangs, blazing bonfires and fizzing fireworks across Britain, as towns and...