VisitEngland Travel Blog

We're the website’s quirky yet equally knowledgeable sister, sharing insider tips, competitions, holiday offers, hidden gems and travel deals you’ll be bursting to tell your friends about over dinner. Stick with us as we get under the cobbled streets, rolling fields and beaches that make up this fine country, showcasing the nooks and crannies you might otherwise miss.

Peak District National Park

Celebrate National Parks Week: 28 July - 3 August

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July 28 2014 in The great outdoors

The three hour ranger-led cycle ride along The Granite Way is a great way to discover more about the picturesque Dartmoor landscape. Bring your own bike and helmet, or hire them from Devon Cycle Hire. £5 per adult, children free. http://www.dartmoor.gov…

Family holidays fit for a prince

by Katie Rowe

July 21 2014 in Things to do

To celebrate Prince George's first birthday, we've put together this handy map showing you some of the best places for family summer holidays in England. Find more holidays fit for royalty. 

Lyme Regis in Dorset

Festivals-on-sea

by Katie Rowe

July 14 2014 in Beside the seaside

Get more from your seaside holiday this summer with these top events happening along England's coastline... 

ky Rides are hugely popular big traffic-free bike rides in Yorkshire

Get on yer bike with Sky Rides

by Katie Rowe

July 10 2014 in The great outdoors

With the first two stages of this year’s Tour de France taking place in Yorkshire, the whole county has gone cycling mad! And with more opportunities to enjoy the English countryside, there’s never been a better time to get out on your bike in Yorkshire…

World War I: reflecting and remembering

by Katie Rowe

July 9 2014 in History & heritage

As the days draw closer to the centenary of World War I, we round up some of the key events and exhibitions that commemorate one of the most devastating conflicts in modern history.

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