VisitEngland Travel Blog

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England's secret gardens

by Katie Rowe

May 21 2014 in The great outdoors

As Chelsea Flower Show kicks off, we delve behind the scenes to uncover England’s majestic secret gardens, where the passion for gardening on display at Chelsea thrives all year round. With acres of beautiful blooms and pretty plants to nestle among, these…

Last-minute bank holiday events

by Katie Rowe

May 21 2014 in Things to do

Make the most of the May Bank Holiday with events covering everything from opera in the countryside to a fancy-dress charity race in the mud… Find more things to do this May bank holiday.

Cora Pearl Suite in London's Grosvenor Hotel - weekends away for couples

Delightfully dirty weekends away for couples

by Katie Rowe

May 12 2014 in Culture Vulture

We recommend three loved-up breaks in some of England’s cultural hotspots… Find more weekends away for couples

Hair-raising half term activities

by Katie Rowe

May 6 2014 in History & heritage

It’s a universal fact that children love to be scared. You only have to look at their little faces alight with joy while being told a gruesome story on a ghost tour as we adults wince and look over our shoulders. What better way then, to spend the half…

Larmer Tree Festival, just one of many family-friendly festivals in England

Family friendly festivals in England

by Katie Rowe

May 1 2014 in Culture Vulture

England is big on festivals. There’s a huge array of shindigs going on throughout the summer, spreading that Friday feeling across an entire weekend. And the great thing is, many of them are child-friendly. In fact, some even dedicate whole areas and festival…


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