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.

Tyneside Cinema

England's romantic icons

by Katie Rowe

February 14 2014 in Romantic Ideas

Here’s our round up of loved-up places to visit throughout the year, because romance isn’t just for Valentine’s Day. Be more Byron and make a grand gesture by whisking your loved one away to one of these romantic icons... Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle…

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 History & heritage

The list of famous claims hailing from England is endless. From Harry Potter to Bond, the mini skirt to the tuxedo, The Beatles to punk music and the Magna Carta to the World Wide Web. But what do you think deserves a spot in our Hall of Fame? Surely John…

Get your relationship back on track…

by Emma Field

January 10 2014 in Expert insights

Need to inject some romance into your love life? Is your bedtime simply snoresome? Or is your relationship just stuck in a rut? In February, VisitEngland will be working with relationships expert Sarah Abell to tailor romantic getaway itineraries designed…

Ilam Hall, Peak District

Stay in a posh hostel

by Katie Rowe

January 6 2014 in Expert insights

You don’t have to spend a fortune to sleep in a mansion you know. Save money but splurge on style with a money-saving break at one of these posh hostels or 'poshtels' recommended by the YHA (Youth Hostel Association). YHA Whitby Combining a rich and…

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