We're spilling the beans on the coolest places to visit in England and sharing expert advice from those in the know. Stick with us as we get under the cobbled streets, rolling fields and beaches that make up this fine country, showcasing the country's hidden gems and reminding you about the famous sites and experiences that are on your doorstep.

St Michael’s Mount in Cornwall

Myths and legends of the South West

by Katie Rowe

June 16 2014 in History & heritage

Discover the weird and wonderful tales and legends that stretch back centuries in enchanting locations across south west England. 

QI Elves

The QI Elves' International Factball

by Melissa Brobby

June 13 2014 in Expert insights

The QI Elves behind the BBC TV show QI, and the QI Elves' International Factball podcast pick a new, Quite Interesting destination each day. You can listen to the No Such Thing As A Fish - The QI Elves' International Factball podcast right here on VisitEngland.com.          

Sheffield FC v Hallam FC in 1860

England: the home of sport

by Katie Rowe

June 13 2014 in History & heritage

We can’t deny that the World Cup is a sight to behold and while we'll be watching every match with bated breath, we'd like to remind you all of a certain something. Although the Brazilian players are world-famous for their footy skills, if it wasn't…

Thomas Hardy's Cottage in Dorset

Literary breaks

by Katie Rowe

June 12 2014 in Culture vulture

England’s landscapes have been a muse to poets and novelists throughout the centuries. Follow in the footsteps of some of England’s literary greats to see exactly what inspired them to create some of their greatest works on a literary holiday this summer.

Field Day Festival in East London Credit: Errol Rainey

Field Day 2014

by Chris Moore

June 5 2014 in Things to do

This weekend, for the eighth year in a row, Field Day is returning to the South East and the whole 86 hectares of Victoria Park are going to be filled with the sights and sounds of a truly innovative festival line-up featuring a host of globally established…

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