A new TV advert has launched last weekend, staring Aardman double-act Wallace and Gromit, to encourage Britons to holiday at home this summer.
Despite the cold weather this year 2.7 million Brits (6% of the adult population) plan to make the most of the Easter break by taking at least one overnight trip away in the UK. And of those, 2.5 million are planning to stay in England, according to VisitEngland’s latest Trip Tracker survey.
A panel of experts, including Wallace & Gromit and Bill Oddie, have spent weeks looking over 800 submissions to select the top 101 things to do before you go abroad in time for English Tourism Week.
VisitEngland, the national tourist board, has launched a new Facebook app called '101 Things To Do Before You Go Abroad', designed to inspire the nation to take more holidays in England.
In a memo to staff, Visit Cornwall boss Malcolm Bell has asked tourism literature to drop references to "county" and "England" in favour of "region" or simply the name Cornwall itself.
The Wood Norton, a newly restored Grade II listed boutique hotel in the Vale of Evesham, is set to open this autumn following a major £4 million restoration.
How to enjoy the Royal beach at Osborne on the Isle of Wight, which is being made public for the very first time this July, just like Queen Victoria would have done.
Queen Victoria’s private beach at Osborne,on the Isle of Wight, is going to open to the public for the first time.
Stonehenge is going to be set on fire on Tuesday, for the London 2012 Festival.
Lack of conservation surrounding the world-famous White Cliffs of Dover, in Kent, could lead to their ruin, according to the National Trust.
A giant Vintage Tea Party is being planned in Manchester this June, to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Could there be a more relaxing short getaway than spending your days at the water's edge fishing, before returning to the UK holiday cottage you have hired for a cosy evening and tucking into your fresh catch? If so, there are a few places you may wish to visit.
Sun, sea and sand worshipers should look to Bournemouth for their next short break holiday. The UK beach destination has been crowned 'the best in the UK' this 2012, and the fourth best beach in Europe, according to a TripAdvisor poll.
24 per cent of Brits have never been to Wales, and 28 per cent haven't visited Scotland - according to a survey by Hotwire.com.
The first ever British National Tourism Week is taking place between 10th to 18th March. The celebrations include discounted tickets to the Chelsea Football Club grounds, and a number of walking, cycling, and wine tasting events.
Cornwall is celebrating St Piran’s Day, the national day of Cornwall, with a World Pasty Championship at the Eden Project.
If you're keen to get your team out of the office and into somewhere a little more inspiring, why not consider a yacht charter in the United Kingdom? Home to world-class sailing opportunities and an excellent range of facilities for corporate events, the Solent is the perfect location for this kind of trip.
Now that the summer weather is finally here, shedding a serene and balmy light over all the land, this is the best time to head out of the city for the weekend and take a break in the beautiful English countryside.
The quintessential English county, Dorset is a spectacularly beautiful place full of charming villages, historic ruins, green countryside and sun kissed beaches. As the whole county has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty...
Over the past few weeks we’ve been looking high and low for some unusual hotels in Europe for a fantastic short break way. As our last feature in the series, we’ve gone one step further and found some unique hotels offering a slice of history.
Glamping is the next ‘big-thing’ taking the travel industry by storm. Thanks to glamping, camping no longer has to mean dining on canned meat or waking up to a dewy field covered in crisp packets. Gone are the cold, sleepless nights...
Perhaps the best way to spend a short break away is to book yourself in for a few nights at one of Europe’s many unusual hotels. From train carriages to castles, and from pre-historic caves to industrial cranes, Europe is now to many unique hotels.
Bridging the gap between old world and new, the delightful city of Chichester is a cultural treat. Traditional tea rooms sit beside gorgeous Georgian buildings, while on the other hand the city is home to a thriving arts and theatre scene.
With the advent of world travel, more and more people are travelling by themselves. Last week we took you on a tour of some brilliant cultural trips that have solo travellers in mind, but this week we’ve gone one step further.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sleep in an igloo? Or how about a 1970s jumbo jet? All this and more is now very possible due to a growing number of unusual hotels opening up all over the world. From treehouses to caves...