Inspiring articles and background stories about England. Our story ideas are categorised into themes to help you find the right material or just use the search below.
Brits’ lockdown longings revealed with our taste buds set to guide our travel plans
06 Apr 2021 11:00
With just days to go until al-fresco dining and the first phase of staycations are allowed across the country, new VisitEngland research shows that it’s foodie experiences that are top of the agenda for sensory-starved Brits.
While we can’t venture too far this Easter, there’s plenty of egg-citing Easter entertainment to have at home, from kids bake off competitions to virtual campfires and sing-a-longs; Easter egg hunts in local parks and gardens and energising walks and outdoor activities to burn off egg-cessive eating.
World Wildlife Day takes place on 3rd March and with England’s countryside and coast home to some of the world’s most amazing animals you don’t need to go far or put on virtual reality goggles to have a close encounter.
Escape the Everyday in the UK this Autumn with some inspiration from First Dates’ Fred, Claire Balding and AJ Odudu
6 Oct 2020 09:33
Claire Balding, Fred Sirieix and AJ Odudu have been out filming across the country to help inspire Brits to take an autumn break, from fishing in Southwold and biking in Yorkshire to rediscovering our cultural icons in London.
22 ways to Escape the Everyday in England this Autumn
17 Sep 2020 17:24
Autumn Equinox is around the corner (22nd September) bringing with it a host of new season treats, from wildlife wonders and golden landscapes to the chance to explore our landmarks, icons and coastal gems without the crowds.
August offers a month of jam-packed new offerings, with exhibitions, experiences, eateries, accommodation and activities, there’s lots to keep us entertained and make the most of the last month of summer and a bank holiday weekend.
As we begin to enjoy a sense of normality with our pubs, restaurants, hotels and galleries throwing open the doors to welcome us back, we’ve highlighted many of the new offerings we’ll have the chance to experience over long summer days and beyond.