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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!

View of New Court and the Bridge of Sighs over the River Cam from the Kitchen Bridge at St. John's College. Credit to VisitBritain/Jon Attenborough

Accommodation update - July 2021

Friday 30 July 2021

There are a host of new and upcoming hotels in Britain, ready to be included in dream getaways...

Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Gardens. Exterior view of a thatched cottage and gardens where Anne Hathaway, wife of William Shakespeare, lived as child. Farmhouse with thatched roof. Pathway going through garden. Managed by Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Tra

Shakespeare’s England - an Elizabethan-inspired itinerary

Monday 19 April 2021

From grand palaces frequented by Queen Elizabeth I to the home of William Shakespeare, reminders...

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

A Secret Garden tour of England

Monday 03 August 2020

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

Shedding light on Stonehenge and the summer solstice

Monday 01 June 2020

Stonehenge is synonymous with celebrations for the summer solstice, the longest day of the year...

Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire, England

Pride, Prejudice and Poirot – 11 British classics for an inspiring night in

Monday 11 May 2020

2020 marks 25 years since the television mini-series of Pride and Prejudice hit TV screens,...

1917 showcases Britain at the 2020 Oscars

Tuesday 14 January 2020

It has been another remarkable year for film in Britain, a buzz reflected in the wave of...

Celebrate Bonfire Night in Britain

Friday 06 September 2019

November means big bangs, blazing bonfires and fizzing fireworks across Britain, as towns and...

Luxury that doesn’t cost the earth in south-west England

Wednesday 16 May 2018

Sustainable tourism is a hot topic right now, as the fight against plastic pollution gains...

7 British festivals foodies should visit in 2018

Monday 14 May 2018

Let the British food festival season begin! Come for the amazing food and world-renowned chefs...