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Top 10 most romantic places to spend Valentine's Day in The Lake District

Top 10 most romantic places to spend Valentine's Day in The Lake District

The Lake District, Cumbria is renowned for its wildly romantic scenery providing the perfect place for a fabulous Valentine's break. Read on to find out where to stay on the most romantic day of the year.

Scottish Snowdrop Festival returns

Scottish Snowdrop Festival returns

The much-loved Scottish Snowdrop Festival is to return this February with events running from 01 February to 16 March 2014. One of the first key festivals in the Homecoming Scotland 2014 calendar, visitors can experience this delicate bloom in a variety of stunning locations across the country.

England's hotspots for 2014

England's hotspots for 2014

Calm your FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) - VisitEngland's guide to the top 2014 holiday hotspots will ensure you don't miss a thing next year. From litera-tours through Hardy's Dorset and Shakespeare's Stratford to top cycle rides in the wilds of Yorkshire and the curves of the Olympic velopark, here's a sneak preview of England's top hotspots for 2014.

Ragley launches a series of Garden Open Days in 2014

Ragley launches a series of Garden Open Days in 2014

Ragley, the family home of the 9th Marquess and Marchioness of Hertford, is launching a series of special Garden Open Day’s throughout 2014.

A winter wonderland all of your own

A winter wonderland all of your own

The stunning 5 star Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa and Island is located just off the West Coast Highlands of Scotland, a two hour drive from Glasgow.

Scottish activity cruise company adds state-of-the-art barge to its fleet

Scottish activity cruise company adds state-of-the-art barge to its fleet

Scotland’s leading activity cruise company has doubled its capacity for 2014 with the addition of a fantastic new 44m barge to its fleet.

Luxury penthouse apartments unveiled at Windermere Marina Village

Luxury penthouse apartments unveiled at Windermere Marina Village

Exclusive new waterside penthouses boasting glorious views of Northern England’s largest inland marina will be welcoming their first guests from January 2014.

Horseback safaris on Dartmoor

Horseback safaris on Dartmoor

Do you dream of fulfilling your inner cowboy and riding Western style against a backdrop of stunning landscapes? Would you like to get away from it all and share a few days with friends experiencing together riding across inspiring landscapes.

By George! 2014 is year of The Georgians

By George! 2014 is year of The Georgians

2014 marks the 300th anniversary of the accession to the throne of George I. From theatre-going and wining and dining to strolls through stunning English Country Gardens, VisitEngland rounds up the most timeless hand- me-downs from the 18th century.

Greener greens for Scotland's golf courses

Greener greens for Scotland's golf courses

One of Scotland's most dramatic golf courses, Machrihanish Dunes, is celebrating the Year of Natural Scotland by herding an unusual bunch of 'locals' back onto the course.

A couple’s guide to London

A couple’s guide to London

If you’re after a romantic break for yourself and your partner, London is a great choice. It’s near, so easily accessible, and has a vast amount of amazing romantic activities to send you both starry-eyed.

How "poshtels", the arts and lycra will shape our English holidays in 2014

How "poshtels", the arts and lycra will shape our English holidays in 2014

With a spate of new and refurbished luxury hostels opening throughout the country, a rush of British musicals hitting the West End and a 15% annual growth in cycling, VisitEngland predicts that "poshtels", the arts and lycra will all play a part in English holidays next year.

New to London: Family Attractions

London is Europe’s biggest, busiest and most thriving city – and with its wealth of family and children’s’ activities, you and your clan will not be disappointed in your search for diversion and fun-filled days.

Halloween fun and fireworks extravaganza at Ragley

Halloween fun and fireworks extravaganza at Ragley

Ragley, the stunning stately home in Warwickshire, is to host a week of ‘Halloween Fun’ from Saturday 26 – Thursday 31 October.

‘Shakespeare Country’ launches new destination website

‘Shakespeare Country’ launches new destination website

Shakespeare Country, the private tourism promotions body responsible for promoting South Warwickshire & the Cotswolds, is delighted to announce the launch of its new website plus a number of new initiatives aimed at helping local tourism businesses more effectively promote themselves.