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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!

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...

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...

Northumberland National Park, Northumberland, England

Top 5 drives for a dream tour of Britain

Wednesday 30 June 2021

Looking forward to the freedom of the open road? Here are five British road trips ready for...

The Eden Project, Cornwall. One biome houses the world's largest indoor rainforest.

Like Cornwall's coastal beauty, love its sustainable traditions

Friday 30 April 2021

With its sandy beaches, smuggler’s coves and turquoise waters, Cornwall is renowned for its...

Delamere Forest in Cheshire

9 enchanting forests and arboretums in Britain

Monday 15 March 2021

Whether whizzing along woodland trails, embracing a loch-side stroll or enjoying the view from a...

London landmarks, Big Ben clock tower and the Houses of Parliament, view from above at dusk. Westminster Abbey and the River Thames. The London Eye in the background.

Night-time adventures in Britain

Monday 18 January 2021

From spying nocturnal native wildlife to marvelling at the galaxy from stargazing hotspots,...

British archaeological highlights

Monday 18 January 2021

Britain’s eclectic history means it’s a nation that is incredibly rich in archaeology. From well...

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Britain on foot: Short strolls, long hikes and glorious overnight stays

Tuesday 21 July 2020

From hiking across Scotland’s rugged landscapes to tranquil canal-side strolls, exploring...

An Aston Martin on The Wales Way, North Wales.

10 unforgettable driving routes in Britain

Monday 22 June 2020

Escape Britain's motorways and visitors are often amazed at what they discover. From mountain...

Gas Street Basin at the heart of the city centre, the meeting point of the Worcester & Birmingham Canal and the Birmingham Canal Main Line. Historic buildings. Passenger boats moored.

Explore Britain from home with these modern TV classics

Monday 18 May 2020

April 2020 saw the announcement that smash-hit British crime drama Life on Mars will be...