On 2 June 1953, Elizabeth II was crowned at Westminster Abbey. Six decades on, England will be celebrating her 60-year reign with a range of events right across the country, from river pageants and Big Lunches to concerts and a royal appearance by a miniature (10 cm!) monarch.
Taking place between 22 May and 02 June, the 65th Bath International Music Festival – with this year’s theme being Mystics, Magic, Myths and Monsters - combines classical, jazz, world, folk, rock and electronica at various venues all over the city.
With the imminent cinematic release of The Great Gatsby, England's film, fashion and fun have been hit by a surge of 1920s fever.
Why not get out and about this summer and combine a family walk on the South West Coast Path with a host of other old-fashioned childhood pleasures, from crabbing in rockpools and exploring hidden coves, to following in the footsteps of giants.
As Scotland celebrates the Year of Natural Scotland 2013, the Lochaber region is getting set to host the second Wild Lochaber Festival.
For those inspired by the wonderful floral displays and designs at the spectacular RHS Chelsea Flower Show - which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in May
The world's largest greenhouses and its best mountain biking routes, a first edition of Shakespeare's sonnets and Europe's first international dark sky reserve all help make up VisitEngland's "101 things to do before you go abroad", revealed to mark St George's Day.
For travellers who want to go one step beyond the standard UK staycation, there is one outstanding option – an island hopping holiday in the Outer Hebrides.
Enjoy a unique break in the English Lake District this year by heading to a country house hotel from which author Beatrix Potter wrote and illustrated one of her famous Tales exactly 100 years ago.
Surrounded by 60 acres of beautiful coastal estate on the Isle of Wight, Priory Bay Hotel offers the perfect UK escape.
Center Parcs has revealed the restaurants, cafés and shops that will be bringing family friendly dining and shopping to the new Woburn Forest village when it opens in spring 2014.
Whenever you choose to visit Loch Ness, there’s a packed programme of events and festivals on offer throughout the spring and summer months to suit all ages and tastes.
If you are a food lover looking to have a holiday infused with superb taste sensations, a real smack from your bacon and delicious treats with a local food provenance, head to Eden in Cumbria – an area rapidly becoming a first class green tourism destination with local food at its heart.
Unique pleasure and pedal packages have been created for those visiting the Lake District in spring and summer 2013 by idyllic lake cruise company, Ullswater ‘Steamers’.
Located on the exclusive western side of St Mawes in Cornwall, and close to Henry VIII’s famous castle, is Fiddler’s Green, a contemporary coastal bolthole featuring magnificent panoramic sea views.
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