Throughout August, Edinburgh comes alive with the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. But with both taking place in the same city at the same time, how do … more.
Almost every weekend between now and the end of summer, Gable Events are running their annual dragonboat races in aid of local charities in locations all around England. There are … more.
Themed holidays and day trips offering guided tours of Harry Potter film locations all across the UK have surged as, after fifteen years, the Potter franchise finally reaches its end. … more.
Every pub in London has its stories, but some pubs are woven into the rich tapestry of London’s great history. Combining unique tales reaching back through the centuries with quirky … more.
The school summer holidays are kicking off in style next week with British Beach Week taking place from 23 to 31 July and events being held all across the UK. … more.
Pluckley, nestled in the heart of the Kent countryside, looks a familiar sight. This historical town looks and feels familiar, not surprisingly, as it featured in the TV series ‘The … more.
Cumbria. Home to the Lake District and some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK. When you think of Cumbria, you think of Windermere, Beatrix Potter and…chilli peppers. Ok, … more.
Wondering where to go on holiday this year? Well spare a thought for Steve Jones of the Isle of Wight. No matter where he ends up going, he always has … more.
Brighton The seaside town that made sea bathing popular in the Victorian era. The ordinary tourist areas are well documented, but here are a few of the sights that outsiders … more.
1. Zorbing. “What?” I hear you ask. Picture this. You, a steep hill and a giant plastic ball. No, it’s not quite like those little things the hamsters run around … more.
Ah, the English countryside. Home to genteel activities such as basket weaving, flower arranging and pottery. Little old ladies providing cream teas on a Sunday afternoon. The countryside in the … more.
Forget your ordinary family outings. Yorkshire has such a wide selection of quirky and unusual events happening throughout the year that you can find something to do that will provide … more.
If you’re in Bristol over the coming months, you can rest assured that should you be caught up in a zombie attack, the city has a plan…Bristol city council has … more.
“I’ve just been on a once in a lifetime holiday. Never again.” Are you laughing yet? Well, you should be! Or maybe it’s the way you tell ’em that counts… … more.
If you’re English, cross the border into Wales and you immediately get a sense of being in foreign parts. OK, they drive on the same side, but the dual language … more.
Kids love the summer holidays. Six long weeks of no school and no homework are, for the children, a little piece of heaven. Parents, however, have the challenge of keeping … more.
Where should you head for the best and brightest holiday this year? We’ve checked out what’s hot and what’s not. Here are just a few of the most popular destinations … more.
The perennial problem is nearly upon us. Six weeks which, for the children, are a form of mini heaven. No school, no homework, no problem. Yet parents often dread the … more.
Anyone thinking of hopping on a plane today for an impromptu getaway may have a long wait, after the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) today joined the planned strike … more.
The government concluded its consultation process on air travel taxes yesterday and, if their plans are implemented, short haul domestic and European flyers are set to be hit by large … more.
With more and more Britons rediscovering the benefits of holidaying at home, VisitBritain is keen to spread the message to a wider audience courtesy of a high profile global ad … more.
Cromer, a seaside town of Norfolk has a history of having a pier or jetty going back to 1391. A wooden jetty, built in 1846, came to be known as … more.
There’s no getting away from it –we’re an island race and most of us Brits like to get away from it all by heading to the seaside whenever we have … more.
It is no coincidence that the rise of the ‘staycation’ has come at a time of recession and since 2008 more and more Britons have decided to holiday at home … more.
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