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Thousands take to the water in Hampshire

Thousands take to the water in Hampshire

With participation in water sports at its highest in Britain since before the recession, and the current hot spell encouraging even more people to take to the water for the first time, Hampshire is staking its claim to be England's finest water sports destination.

New ways to enjoy the Great Outdoors in The Cotswolds

New ways to enjoy the Great Outdoors in The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds has launched a major, new summer campaign to showcase the region as a key destination for walking and cycling.

Celebrate National Parks Week with Exmoor

Celebrate National Parks Week with Exmoor

As National Parks Week begins (28 July 2014) Exmoor celebrates with some facts about one of Britain's oldest and some would say “best loved” National Parks.

New 4D experience opens at Wookey Hole Caves

New 4D experience opens at Wookey Hole Caves

An exciting new £1.5 million attraction has opened at Wookey Hole Caves taking visitors on a rip-roaring 4D adventure.

Six summery staycation ideas

Still not booked a summer getaway and in need of some inspiration? Fear not, Pride of Britain Hotels - a consortium of 49 luxury, independently-owned hotels renowned for their exceptional hospitality – has the following options available, perfect for couples, families and friends holidaying together.

Discover the charming gardens of Shakespeare’s England

Discover the charming gardens of Shakespeare’s England

Visit the charming and unique gardens of Shakespeare’s England and enjoy a host of exciting outdoor events this summer. From recreated Elizabethan Gardens, restored Victorian Gardens, garden tours to outdoor plays, picnics, garden exhibitions, shows, trails and live music, there is plenty to see and do throughout the summer months.

World’s largest white rabbit to be created at Dunham Massey Farm attraction

World’s largest white rabbit to be created at Dunham Massey Farm attraction

Acreage the size of six football pitches and over 500,000 maize plants will be used to create what is potentially the biggest white rabbit in the world, in the coming weeks.

Hotel creates Lakes & Haiku version of Blackpool’s Comedy Carpet

The Lake District’s version of Blackpool’s Comedy Carpet will be created on Tuesday, July 15, when Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel lays on its Haiku at the Howe day, displaying entries to a haiku competition that has attracted international attention.

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.