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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...

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...

Britain’s 20 most spectacular castles

Friday 31 July 2020

Hundreds of castles dominate the landscape of Britain and are testament to the engineering...

Killing Eve and The Crown battle it out for Britain at the Emmy Awards 2020

Thursday 30 July 2020

Two of Britain’s heavy-weight dramas, Killing Eve and The Crown, took charge...

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...

View over the Needles, a series of chalk sea stacks reaching out in to the sea at Alum bay. A man standing on the cliffs.

Introducing the Isle of Wight

Tuesday 21 July 2020

Lying just two miles off England’s south coast, and measuring just over 22 miles from east to...

Britain on foot: Short strolls, long hikes and glorious overnight stays

Tuesday 21 July 2020

From hiking across Scotland’s rugged landscapes to tranquil canal-side strolls, exploring...

Like this, love that: A guide to Britain’s amazing alternatives

Thursday 16 July 2020

Britain is home to many iconic landmarks, green open spaces and vibrant cities, from the Tower...

Roman road trips: discover Britain’s history along its oldest routes

Monday 13 July 2020

Embark on a journey through the rich history of Roman Britain via ancient roads that were laid...

Tenby harbour, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Pastel coloured houses surround the harbour. Fishing boats moored.

Britain’s traditional seaside escapes

Tuesday 07 July 2020

Britain’s seaside resorts have drawn crowds for centuries, lured in by the country’s golden...