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Londoners invited to discover the Essex coast

Londoners invited to discover the Essex coast

Visit Essex has marked the start of its 2013 Discovery Coast campaign by sending some of its most familiar faces to the capital’s Gabriel’s Wharf to encourage Londoners to choose the 350 miles of Essex coastline for their days out and short breaks.

Cycling in Devon: hot on the (w)heels of Tour of Britain’s first summit finish

Cycling in Devon: hot on the (w)heels of Tour of Britain’s first summit finish

The Tour of Britain’s first ever summit finish - on Haytor at the heart of Dartmoor in Devon - takes place this September on Stage 6 (Friday 20th) of the Tour.

Festive fun in Bristol - Stay at The Bristol Hotel

Festive fun in Bristol - Stay at The Bristol Hotel

Bristol always pulls out all the stops to attract visitors over the festive period and this year's no exception, making it a perfect pre-Christmas weekend break destination, particularly as it's easily accessible from every corner of the country, either by road, rail or flight.

Embrace Great Britain and enjoy family adventures in the UK

Embrace Great Britain and enjoy family adventures in the UK

With falling numbers of Britons travelling abroad for holidays in recent years (according to the Office for National Statistics), Andy Torbet - Scottish explorer, extreme adventurer and BBC TV presenter - has been working with Hyundai to show that you don’t need to get on a plane to feel like you’ve got away from it all because the UK itself has spectacular potential for adventure.

Late summer escape to Wales with Rare Hideaways

Late summer escape to Wales with Rare Hideaways

If time has run away with you and you’re worried that the dream holiday cottage will be long gone, Rare Hideaways, a collection of the finest self-catering holiday properties to be found the length and breadth of Wales (and part of the Welsh Rarebits family), still has some late availability thanks to some cancellations.

A great escape to the South West by train

A great escape to the South West by train

Summer is the perfect time of year for a walk on the South West Coast Path - it's also the perfect time for traffic jams as people head for the coast!

Live life as a pirate and enjoy the Caribbean temperatures

Live life as a pirate and enjoy the Caribbean temperatures

With Caribbean temperatures across the Lake District recently, Lakes attraction, Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is offering kids the chance to become a pirate on the ‘high seas’ of Ullswater this August.

Wildlife breaks in the Outer Hebrides the 'Islands on the Edge'

Wildlife breaks in the Outer Hebrides the 'Islands on the Edge'

As the BBC natural history series, Hebrides, Islands on the Edge comes to an end this week, many viewers will have been inspired to put the Outer Hebrides on their must-visit list.

Got a question of sport? Check out your local museum

Got a question of sport? Check out your local museum

Since Murray took the Wimbledon title last month, tennis fever has taken over the country. Those suffering withdrawal can learn the evolution of the game from a garden party pastime to a multimillion-dollar professional sport at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum.

Norwich braces itself for big tourism boost

Norwich braces itself for big tourism boost

To celebrate the release of Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa in cinemas from 7th August, VisitNorwich and Norwich City Council Blue Badge Guides are launching a new walking tour of the city, designed with Partridge fans in mind.

Beat the heatwave! - New thrilling Thames Rockets boat ride

Beat the heatwave! - New thrilling Thames Rockets boat ride

It’s fast, furious and a world first. Thames Rockets is a new thrilling, high-speed boat ride blasting off this summer in the Capital and operating exclusively in the new Thames ‘High Speed Zone’.

Heatwave leads to Blackpool getting its first Beach Butler

Heatwave leads to Blackpool getting its first Beach Butler

A Blackpool hotel has responded to the heatwave by launching what it believes to be something totally unique within the resort – a Beach Butler service.

Big Bridge’s Little Brother

Big Bridge’s Little Brother

A stylish new city landmark is helping celebrate Hull’s rich maritime heritage — a £7m innovative footbridge that plays birdsong and even offers pedestrians a UK first-of-its-kind “bridge ride”.

Get ahead of the crowd in 2014 with great rates at Tune Hotels London

From the marathon to the RHS Chelsea Flower show, London holds an array of exciting events though-out the year.

Some like it hot

Some like it hot

Micro-Climates - Whatever the weather in England, it remains a hot topic for its indecisive nature. What makes it ever the more fascinating are those little pockets that attract a warmer temperature than their surroundings.