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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...

Remote Sandwood Bay, Cape Wrath, North West Highlands of Scotland. Credit to Carte Blanche / Cultura Limited

Secret beaches in Britain

Monday 02 August 2021

Britain’s coastline is packed with delights, from old smuggler’s coves to sweeping sandy bays....

Sands Hotel, Margate, Kent, England

Best seaside day trips easily accessible by train from London

Monday 02 August 2021

From London, it’s easy to hop on a train for a taste of the sea. Promising fun for all ages, our...

Tenby harbour, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Pastel coloured houses surround the harbour. Fishing boats moored.

Britain’s traditional seaside escapes

Friday 30 July 2021

Britain’s seaside resorts have drawn crowds for centuries, lured in by the country’s golden...

Cromer Crab, caught off the Northern coast of Norfolk near the village of Cromer.

A seafood lovers’ guide to the East of England

Friday 30 July 2021

With such a diverse coastline, from tidal salt marshes and creeks to huge estuaries and...

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 of New Court and the Bridge of Sighs over the River Cam from the Kitchen Bridge at St. John's College. Credit to VisitBritain/Jon Attenborough

Accommodation update - July 2021

Friday 30 July 2021

There are a host of new and upcoming hotels in Britain, ready to be included in dream getaways...

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...

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Five reasons to race to Birmingham

Tuesday 27 July 2021

Think you know England’s second city, Birmingham? Read on to find out more!