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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!

V&A Dundee, Scotland

9 cultural exhibitions for 2021

Monday 08 March 2021

Britain’s cultural calendar is packed with world-class exhibitions in 2021, and with 15 April...

A riverside cottage in Dentdale, Yorkshire Dales National Park. The river Dee and a historic stone bridge

Yorkshire Dales named Europe’s top National Park

Tuesday 26 January 2021

The Yorkshire Dales has been named Europe’s top National Park in a new category of this year’s...

Bristol Harbourside. Credit to Paul Box/Visit Bristol

Unexpected outdoor experiences in British cities

Monday 21 December 2020

Wild swimming ponds in London, modern sculptures on Liverpool’s coast, or street art trails in...

Rear view of woman and dog in a rowboat on the River Avon, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England.

Off the beaten track in Britain

Monday 23 November 2020

Britain is a patchwork of historic cities, expansive landscapes and picturesque villages, making...

Celebrate International Museum Week in Britain with these virtual tours

Monday 04 May 2020

Running from May 11-17 2020, International Museum Week gives us the chance to celebrate all that...

Broughton Hall, Yorkshire. A large stately home, part of the Broughton Hall Estate.

Discover the locations of The English Game

Monday 27 April 2020

For those missing their weekly sports fix, Netflix has the answer. New to the platform as an...

Racehorses and Jockeys in action. A horse race, with runners and riders jumping over hurdles at a racecourse.

Racing ahead: Britain’s major horse racing events

Monday 24 February 2020

Horse racing is incredibly popular across Britain and race meetings welcome thousands of people...

The Emmy Awards reveal the shining lights of Britain

Monday 23 September 2019

The 71st annual Emmy Awards shone the spotlight on a host of ground-breaking British and Britain...

New exhibitions to see in autumn and winter

Friday 19 July 2019

From the announcement of the Turner Prize winner to a host of incredible installations and one-...

Open doors in Britain - discover Britain's stately homes, houses and archives

Friday 12 July 2019

The doors of Britain’s historic monuments and buildings, including many that are normally closed...