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.

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.

Five budget breaks

by Katie Rowe

July 7 2014 in Culture Vulture

Liverpool Biennial

Arty England: new events and openings

by Katie Rowe

July 4 2014 in Culture Vulture

Tour de Angleterre: cycling in London

by Katherine Hall

July 3 2014 in The great outdoors

London is gearing up for all things bike in 2014 as the world’s greatest cycling extravaganza, Le Tour de France, whips through the capital’s streets on July 7 before weaving back to its Gallic homeland for the denouement of the toughest test on two wheels…

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