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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!

Discover Britain’s quirkiest festivals

Tuesday 01 June 2021

From gravy wrestling to bog snorkelling, Britain is home to an array of weird and wacky...

Braithwaite village, in the valley with a range of mountain fells including Barrow and the Whinlatter Pass. Low cloud lingering in the valley.

Britain buzzes with LGBTQI+ filming locations

Monday 01 February 2021

Britain is the setting of countless films and TV series loved by audiences around the world,...

Bleak House, Broadstairs, Kent, England

A literary trip across southern England

Monday 09 November 2020

Literature lovers looking for future travel inspiration can trace the footsteps of Britain's...

Cabin at The Quiet Site, Cumbria.

Get back to nature: Accommodation off the beaten track

Monday 03 August 2020

From thatched cottages with toasty open fires to cosy eco-lodges complete with wooden sauna and...

Jacobite steam train crossing Glenfinnan Viaduct, Inverness-shire, Scotland.

Discover Britain via its heritage train travel

Monday 27 July 2020

Britain’s iconic railways link thriving cities, picturesque villages and some of the country’s...

Get inspired by Britain’s natural wonders

Monday 15 June 2020

Britain’s natural wonders offer a glimpse into the country’s awe-inspiring ancient past; one...

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...

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...

Lonely Planet Unveils the UK’s Top Unmissable Experiences!

Wednesday 14 August 2019

On Tuesday 13 August, Lonely Planet unveiled their first Ultimate UK Travelist, revealing the...