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Massive maize poppy marks 100th anniversary of the First World War

Massive maize poppy marks 100th anniversary of the First World War

A Lake District visitor attraction has planted a rather large poppy, measuring 150 metres by 175 metres, to mark the anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Visit Exmoor this summer and enjoy a mix of festivals, fairs and fun

Visit Exmoor this summer and enjoy a mix of festivals, fairs and fun

Visitors to Exmoor this summer can look forward to a host of events encompassing all kinds of festivals, fairs and fun together with a mix of entertaining and quirky days out that are totally unique to the area.

Opening date announced for Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester

Tickets have gone on sale for the much anticipated King Richard lll Visitor Centre: Dynasty, Death and Discovery in Leicester which will open its doors to the public on 26th July.

Early summer break to the New Forest

Early summer break to the New Forest

The month of June is one of the best times of the year to visit the New Forest, when the weather is warming up and before the schools break for the summer.

Enjoy an action-packed summer in Shakespeare’s England

Enjoy an action-packed summer in Shakespeare’s England

Enjoy an action-packed summer from the 19 July – 31 August in Shakespeare’s England with a host of special activities and events for all the family.

London poised for inward business expansion

London poised for inward business expansion

More than a third of organisations which visit London regularly on business say they are expecting to do more work in the UK capital in 2014 according to the results of a new survey published today.

Putting the fizz back into a historic vineyard

Putting the fizz back into a historic vineyard

Few English vineyards can claim links to a 400-year-old family home, a grandly eccentric poet, a literary pioneer and the UK’s most northerly award-winning wine.

Could 2014 be the busiest late Spring Bank Holiday for years?

This year’s Whitsun Bank Holiday is likely to be one of the busiest on the roads in recent years as it coincides with the start of half term for many families, according to the AA and traffic information specialist Trafficmaster.

Make a date with Henley's Festival Calendar

Make a date with Henley's Festival Calendar

Henley is the town that knows how to throw a great party. The number and variety of festivals is testament to that. Here we look at the main event and festival reasons to visit Henley in 2014 - whether following interests that are sporting, cultural or social.

Angry Birds Land - Thorpe Park Resort’s brand new attraction flies in

Angry Birds Land - Thorpe Park Resort’s brand new attraction flies in

The amazing new Angry Birds themed land is preparing to nest on 24 May at Thorpe Park Resort, promising a world first experience for families and fans of all ages of the feathered flocks and piggy characters.

Family Whitsun escape to Wales

Family Whitsun escape to Wales

Rare Hideaways still has some availability for families looking to escape during the Whitsun half term break at the end of May.

Walpole Bay Hotel announces ‘writer in residence’ grants

Walpole Bay Hotel announces ‘writer in residence’ grants

The iconic Margate cliff top Walpole Bay Hotel has announced it is offering ‘writer in residence’ grants, in the form of complimentary accommodation.

Celebrate the May half term in Shakespeare’s England

Celebrate the May half term in Shakespeare’s England

Celebrate the May half term in Shakespeare’s England from the 24 May – 1 June with a host of exciting family activities and special events.

World's greenest cargo vessel heralds Falmouth's Great Tall Ships Festival

World's greenest cargo vessel heralds Falmouth's Great Tall Ships Festival

The arrival of a rum and chocolate-laden schooner-brig from the Caribbean into Cornwall's historic port of Falmouth was a nod back in time to the Great Days of Sail and forward to one of this year's great maritime events – the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta at the end of August.

Foals and Flowers in the New Forest

Though very much a four season destination, May, in the springtime is the month when the New Forest dramatically bursts into life; carpets of wild flowers appear across the woods and open spaces (there are more than 700 species of wild flowers in the forest) and heralds the arrival of dozens of newly born foals who can be seen taking their first, unsteady steps, within minutes of taking their first breath.