VisitEngland Travel Blog

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Nottingham Castle and Caves

Rekindle the romance with a quirky
weekend break in Nottingham

by Katie Rowe

February 25 2014 in Expert insights

Book yourselves into the award-winning Browns Bed and Breakfast in the heart of the Forest. At £77 a night with breakfast it should work within your budget. It’s the perfect couple’s retreat: beautiful rooms and four-poster beds that will hopefully bring…

Keep the romance alive with a luxury
babymoon in Bath

by Katie Rowe

February 25 2014 in Expert insights

My husband and I are expecting our first child in April and I’d love to go away for an uber-indulgent romantic weekend before then. We love restaurants and walking (although I can’t manage as many miles as I could pre-pregnancy). We live in London and…

Tyneside Cinema

England's romantic icons

by Katie Rowe

February 14 2014 in Things to do

Snuggling up together to watch one of your favourite films is even more romantic in the grand art deco surroundings of Tyneside Cinema. The cinema was built by Ridley Scott’s great uncle in the 1930s and has recently held its first wedding! Not ready to…

Make the most of half term

by Katie Rowe

February 11 2014 in Things to do

Half term is fast approaching, and there are loads of attractions and activities around England for you to enjoy, despite the recent weather. Find things to do and see at VisitEngland.com, from exploring prehistoric caves to wandering through one of the largest…

England's hall of fame

What’s England's biggest claim to fame?

by Katie Rowe

February 7 2014 in Expert insights

Where would England be without tea, or Duchess Anna Maria for that matter? The English tradition of afternoon tea is thought to have been started around 1840 by the Duchess, wife of the 7th Duke of Bedford, who entertained her friends in the Blue Drawing…

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