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Thoughts may be turning to escaping the British Isles for a good dose of winter sun, but with a host of major events taking place in the UK – there’s more than a few reasons to stick around and holiday at home.
ABTA – The Travel Association is predicting the top films and TV programmes broadcast over Christmas and New Year that will inspire holiday choices in time for the key booking period in January 2014.
Northumberland National Park has today been named as the largest area of protected night sky in Europe.
Get your skates on and channel your inner Torvill or Dean at these open-air ice rinks around the UK – the perfect way to soak up the festive atmosphere this winter:
Do you like to eat your way around the globe? There’s nothing better than discovering new cuisines and flavours when you're on your travels – especially desserts!
To celebrate the launch of The Great British Walk annual walking festival this weekend, the National Trust has revealed the top ten secret trails that can only be accessed by foot.
It seems the ‘staycation’ trend is still going strong in 2013, with the UK’s top 20 summer holiday hotspots receiving a £12 billion economic boost as 41 million Britons opt for a great British holiday in these destinations this year.
The Marine Conservation Society has warned British holidaymakers to keep their eyes peeled for jellyfish this summer, after a rapid increase of the wobbly visitors were recorded due to the recent spell of warm weather.
As the mercury rises in the UK, it seems Brits are favouring UK-based locations for their summer break, according to new statistics released by VoucherCodespro.co.uk.
A guide to the best family attractions in the UK – ‘The UK, Our Way’ – has launched, featuring a range of destinations and attractions that have been voted for by children as the nation’s top spots.
With temperatures nudging a toasty 30°C this week it’s time to get out and enjoy the Great Outdoors! Great Britain boasts 15 stunning National Parks, protecting the UK’s most spectacular landscapes and treasured wildlife. As National Parks Week approaches (July 29th to August 4th) we take a look at what each of Great Britain’s 15 'breathing spaces' has to offer.
It’s not just us Brits that enjoy taking to the Great Outdoors when the sun is shining, VisitBritain has revealed that a staggering £7.8 billion was spent by tourists enjoying a garden in Great Britain, with a large chunk coming from younger visitors.
The time for Pimms, strawberries and cheering from Murray Mound has come around once again.
Looking for a picturesque camping spot this summer? Whether you’re after a hillside hideaway or a beach break, we pick out the best National Trust campsites.
There’s a host of fun family events taking place across the UK, from learning about the life of pirates in Plymouth to discovering Britain’s ‘horrible history’ at Warwick Castle.
Bookings for summer holidays in the UK have rocketed by almost 70 per cent, according to HolidayCottages.co.uk.
Know which artists you want to see but not sure which festivals they will be playing at? Here's a handy interactive infographic to help you out!
Wallace & Gromit are starring in a new domestic marketing campaign, designed to inspire Britons to take a holiday at home this year.
Center Parcs has revealed a sneak peek of its new accommodation at the Woburn Forest site, which is due to open in spring 2014.
Our knowledge of UK geography isn’t up to scratch, as new research conducted by Virgin Trains reveals.
The National Trust has just launched their new campaign which celebrates the ‘special places’ in people’s lives, whether a place to escape everyday life or a site that evokes happy memories.
The National Trust has teamed up with celebrities from the world of sport, film and TV to celebrate the importance of ‘special places’ in people’s lives.
Today, March 20th, marks the first official day of spring (hooray!) and there's no better way to celebrate the beginning of Mother Nature's most colourful season than by taking a stroll through some of the UK's best gardens. From vibrant azaleas to canary-yellow daffodils, here's our pick of the best spring gardens in the UK:
Today marks the start of Climate Week, so in celebration we’ve picked out our top green holiday ideas for eco-enthusiasts:
Make the most of Mother's Day, which this year falls on March 10th, and give mum what she really wants – some precious family time. From exciting exhibitions and literature festivals, to good old-fashioned fun at vintage fairs, here’s our pick of the best Mothering Sunday happenings across the UK: