Posts Tagged ‘ Bath ’

The Jane Austen influence

Jul 18th, 2017 | By

Today is the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen, one of the most well-read of all novelists.



Where the experts holiday: Tom Hall of Lonely Planet

Aug 30th, 2016 | By

Tom Hall, editorial director at Lonely Planet – the world’s largest travel guide book publisher – on Italy, Iran and why the Western Isles of Scotland should feature on any travel itinerary



Saturday snippets: 5th December 2015

Dec 5th, 2015 | By
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How useful are review sites? Adrian looks at some different results and then visits the “Dress of the Year” award!



Michael Palin puts Uffington White Horse at top of English bucket list

Feb 25th, 2013 | By

Acclaimed actor, TV presenter and travel writer Michael Palin has chosen Oxfordshire’s chalk white horse as his expert pick



The Downton Abbey effect hits UK hotel

Feb 13th, 2013 | By

It’s been over two years, but Brits continue to be inspired by hit TV show, Downton Abbey



Get in the Twixtmas spirit

Nov 29th, 2012 | By

Twixtmas is the perfect time to relax after a busy Christmas and recharge your batteries before the New Year celebrations begin. Here, VisitEngland selects some of the best Twixtmas ideas that will keep your festive spirit going well into January



Read all about it

Nov 18th, 2012 | By

2012 marks 200 years since the birth of Charles Dickens, one of England’s most celebrated authors. As Rochester, Chatham, Portsmouth and London capitalise on the bicenterary with a year of special events and exhibitions to draw visitors, VisitEngland looks at some of the country’s other literary hotspots and the authors they so inspired



Get your skates on for England’s open-air ice rinks

Oct 30th, 2012 | By

As the cold weather kicks in, some of England’s most attractive settings are converted into ice rinks for the open-air skating season. Whether you’re a natural on the ice or admittedly more of a Bambi, there’s plenty of fun to be had by all – so lace up your skates and slide on! Here, VisitEngland picks ten top spots to channel your inner Torvill or Dean Bath on Ice 23 November 2012 – 6 January 2013 One of England’s UNESCO World Heritage Cities, Bath has
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Access all areas

Aug 24th, 2012 | By

With the London2012 Paralympic Torch Relay underway and only five days to go until the Paralympic Games, VisitEngland looks at some of the country’s greatest visitor attractions, accommodation options, and holidays for travellers with accessibility needs



Fabulous fashion destinations

Jun 9th, 2012 | By

Fashion guru, Caryn Franklin and LateRooms.com have joined forces to showcase some of the most stylish places to visit for fashion fans. Together, they’ve chosen a mix of established fashion destinations as well as some whose style status may come as more of a surprise….



Real Londoners don’t eat at Aberdeen Steakhouses

Mar 5th, 2012 | By

I was going to write a good old moan. This time, my moan was about the way that Visit Britain was not promoting our countries. I was in New York for the New York Times Travel Show because it is always interesting to see how others view your countries. They see things that sometimes we overlook.



Magical Christmas markets

Dec 8th, 2011 | By

Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas, without a visit to a Christmas market. We round up some of the best Christmas markets in England.



Where visitors to the UK go

Nov 17th, 2011 | By

Which are the most popular places to go in the UK for overseas visitors? Counting how many of us visit our own cities isn’t easy but for those coming from abroad, the International Passenger Survey provides some answers and now, Visit Britain has played looked at the data and come up with some answers.



More Money to Spruce Tourism

Mar 30th, 2011 | By

The Lottery Heritage Fund has just announced grants of £10 million towards restoration of some of the UK’s most popular- and not so well known – tourism destinations and attractions.



Ticket to ride: part 3

Sep 16th, 2010 | By

With the rest of the world to explore, it’s easy to overlook what’s on your doorstep – Blighty! In this, the last in the series, we tell you how to have a capital time in London and reveal the delights of Durham and Bath



24th Bath Spring Flower Show

Mar 31st, 2010 | By

http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/BathNES/leisureandculture/artsandentertainment/parksevents/Bath+Spring+Flower+Show.htm Royal Victoria Park, Bath Adults £7.50 (in advance £6.50) Seniors £5 (in advance £4) Children free