Britain Calling June 2015

Tuesday 16 June 2015

It's less than 100 days to go until Rugby World Cup and, to mark the occasion, a new edition of Rugby is GREAT guide has been put together so you can discover all about the host destinations where the matches will be played. We also look at affordable ways to dine and a host of free things to do in Britain, a range of must-do countryside experiences to celebrate the summer, plus highlight the city that will host the 2017 Turner Prize, one of the most prestigious prizes in the art world - Hull, UK City of Culture 2017.

Rugby is GREAT guide

With less than 100 days to go until the opening match of Rugby World Cup 2015 we celebrate the occasion a new edition of Rugby is GREAT guide, highlighting the venues where the matches will be played, the location of each host destination's Fanzones as well as wealth of accommodation, attractions, shopping, nightlife and family fun options, and key events not to be missed. The guide also takes in the Festival of Rugby and a domestic Trophy Tour, which also kick off today in the countdown to Rugby World Cup 2015. Read more here.

Affordable ways to dine in Britain

You don't need to spend a fortune to eat out well in Britain - here we highlight affordable ways to dine in Britain, tips to ensure maximum taste on minimum budget, from the best time to eat at Michelin-star restaurants to where to find great discounts.

24 free things to do in Britain

Plus there are so many purse-friendly activities for visitors to Britain; we bring you plenty of free things to do - experience food festivals, galleries, museums, guided walks and much more, all without spending a penny! Find out more here.

Must-do countryside experiences; get the most out of Britain's great outdoors

The next few months in Britain are the perfect time to experience the great outdoors - hike our highest peak, pack up a picnic and head to the beaches or visit a glorious garden; find plenty of ideas here.

Hull, UK City of Culture 2017, to host Turner art prize

And, if you're searching for culture, check out here why Hull, in north England, will be hosting the 2017 Turner Prize.

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