Posts Tagged ‘ Highclere Castle ’

The Visit England Hall of Fame

Apr 25th, 2014 | By

The first inductees have been made into the hall of fame that was launched by Visit England a little while ago.

2013: the party continues

Jan 5th, 2013 | By

From parties at The Palace and Regency balls to week-long walks and ground-breaking hotels, we look at what’s in store for 2013

Britain: not just the Jubilee and the Olympics

Mar 7th, 2012 | By

At the New York Times Travel Show last weekend, Visit Britain, in the shape of Karen Clarkson, was asked what people should see in Britain this year. Apart from the Olympics and the Jubilee of course which, as she pointed out, last only a short period of time.

Jumpers, the Faroes and TV Tourism

Mar 31st, 2011 | By

Television programmes can be a powerful force in attracting us to visit destinations linked with those programmes. Highclere House was the backdrop in the successful “Downton Abbey” series and is expected to attracted many more tourists as a result. If that is right, the second series should bolster the appeal for some time to come. The are “Midsummer Murders” tours in Buckinghamshire with lits of demand from visiting Australian visitors as well as Brits. But it isn’t only series that benefit. One-off programmes can also benefit.