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Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Top 10 things to do in the West Midlands

Monday 06 December 2021

Legendary teams, game-changing history and iconic sporting venues…there are many reasons to...

Top things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Monday 06 December 2021

As the birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon gives visitors endless insights...

Top ways to experience the West Midlands

Monday 06 December 2021

From getting out on two wheels to taking to the skies, there’s an abundance of ways to...

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...

Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, a major attraction for visitors to St Ives. the workplace and home of the famous 20th century atrist and sculptor Barbara Hepworth. A couple, man and woman in the gardens, examining the sculptures and bronze i

Experience Britain through women's history

Monday 08 February 2021

Britain’s history is laden with contributions from outstanding women who helped to shape the...

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...

Celebrate World Art Day with the UK's top literature and art festivals

Thursday 07 March 2019

Celebrated on 15 April each year, marking the birthday of influential artist Leonardo da Vinci,...

Michelin Guide 2019 – ten winning British restaurants you have to eat at

Tuesday 16 October 2018

The MICHELIN Guide has spoken; Britain & Ireland welcomed three new two-star...

Accommodation Update - April 2018

Thursday 12 April 2018

Read on for the latest Accommodation Update, brought to you by VisitBritain's Destination PR...