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.
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.
The life and legacy of John Muir, the Scots-born naturalist and founder of America's National Parks, is being celebrated this month with the opening of a new national coast-to-coast pathway across the heart of Scotland.
The Official Tourist Board Guides, which are now in their 39th year, provide a trusted and comprehensive source of information for visitors looking to stay in the UK.
Fancy a gentle bike ride around the beautiful countryside that inspired the creation of Peter Rabbit? What about a family ‘cycling picnic’ on the tranquil shores of Coniston Water? These are just two of the leisurely experiences you can enjoy, with a programme of new, free guided bike rides across the South and Central Lake District.
Situated just 400 yards off Mount's Bay in Marazion, St Michael's Mount is an iconic Cornish landmark and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the South West.
The Wookey Hole Caves tourist attraction is harnessing the power of the River Axe to generate electricity for lighting in the caves and services for guests in the 58-bedroom hotel.
Haven holidays Perran Sands family holiday park is set amidst Cornwall's largest dune system and nestled amongst the dunes are a number of Glamping options.
Rugby fans can buy tickets to Rugby World Cup 2015 for the first time through the Official Travel Programme, thanks to England Rugby Travel.
Ragley Hall, Warwickshire’s stunning stately home, can now be hired exclusively as a spectacular venue for conferences, product launches, gala dinners and outdoor events. Located on the Warwickshire and Worcestershire border, Ragley is enviably positioned and within easy reach of Birmingham (1 hour’s drive) and central London (2½ hours’ drive).
Edinburgh’s Greater Grassmarket has been granted a new licence enabling the area to host a market every Saturday. And to celebrate, the market will hold a Mad Hatter's Tea Party on Saturday 1 March.
As Strathclyde Country Park prepares to welcome Commonwealth triathletes from all over the world this summer, families can run, cycle and swim ahead of their heroes with a half-term break in Lanarkshire.
Celebrate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth in Shakespeare's England. Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon on the 23rd April in 1564 and many of the region’s key attractions will mark the anniversary with a year round programme of productions, events, festivals and exhibitions.
Cyclists can now tour the Lake District's best-loved highlights on a four-day camping pod break - with a breathtaking new vista promised every morning.
Celebrate the spring half term from 15 – 23 February in Shakespeare’s England with a host of exciting activities and events. Take in a show at the theatre at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, head to Warwick Castle or Kenilworth Castle for the day or experience some of the fun activities at one of many museums in the area, there is something for all the family to enjoy!
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