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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!

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...

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...

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...

Top destination stories for 2019

Wednesday 10 October 2018

2019 is almost here! Here are the top destination stories for what you can look forward to...

Back with a bang! Where to celebrate Bonfire Night in Britain

Thursday 04 October 2018

If you’re travelling in Britain on or around 5 November, you’ll have the chance to experience...

9 reasons to visit Scotland’s islands in autumn and winter

Thursday 27 September 2018

With more than 790 offshore islands (around 95 are inhabited), Scotland offers ample opportunity...

Road trip – England’s North West

Tuesday 18 September 2018

As the autumn months roll round, thoughts turn to brisk walks in a countryside ablaze with...

Neighbourhoods to discover – South-West London

Thursday 30 August 2018

You may have seen all the fabulous sights and experiences central London has to offer, so why...

48 hours in… Bristol

Tuesday 21 August 2018

It’s already well-known for its Banksy street art connection and vibrant arts, culture and music...

Five of the best… places for a digital detox in Hampshire and Dorset

Thursday 16 August 2018

For a relatively small island, Britain has a surprising number of places where you can switch...