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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. River Thames and Tower Bridge, London, England

London named world’s most popular destination

Wednesday 26 February 2020

London is the world’s most popular destination in the eyes of TripAdvisor users, as travellers...

Runners on the Jurassic coast clifftop, cliffs and English Channel in the back ground.

Going for Gold: 8 fun running events in Britain

Tuesday 25 February 2020

Sunday 26 April marks the 40th anniversary of the London Marathon, an event that will shine a...

Coasteering, a person jumping into the sea at Mullion Cove, Cornwall, England.

10 amazing outdoor summer activities in Britain

Monday 24 February 2020

Whether visitors are lovers of land or sea, Britain has a summer activity for everyone. From...

Racehorses and Jockeys in action. A horse race, with runners and riders jumping over hurdles at a racecourse.

Racing ahead: Britain’s major horse racing events

Monday 24 February 2020

Horse racing is incredibly popular across Britain and race meetings welcome thousands of people...

Credit to John Miller/National Trust Images. The Vyne

Celebrate 125 years of the National Trust

Wednesday 05 February 2020

2020 marks a huge year for the National Trust, as the organisation celebrates its landmark 125th...

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

Unmissable art exhibitions in Britain in 2020

Tuesday 04 February 2020

15 April 2020 marks World Art Day. Timed to coincide with Leonardo Da Vinci’s birthday, this...

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

A Secret Garden tour of Britain

Tuesday 04 February 2020

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

Two people in a Canadaian canoe on the waters of Loch Beina a Mheadhoin in Glen Affric.

Britain’s hottest destinations for spring

Friday 17 January 2020

Spring in the UK offers adventures blooming with natural beauty, tranquil vistas and the chance...

Dinky donkey walks at Good Day Out, miniature donkey walking experience. Brecon Beacons, Wales.

Experience Britain’s animal magic this spring

Thursday 16 January 2020

The spring sees Britain burst awake from its winter slumber, welcoming new animal arrivals and...

A deer on a path in Savernake Forest, Wiltshire, England.

New Year, New You: top tips for feel-good sustainable travel in 2020

Thursday 16 January 2020

Britain is a place where visitors can take time to feel at one with nature and improve wellness...