A growing number of visitors are coming to Birmingham year-on-year. 32.8million visitors came to experience Birmingham during 2010 and with 28,600 hotel beds in and around the city you’ll be sure to get a good night’s sleep.
From public artworks to art galleries, museums and theatres, Birmingham is full of hidden cultural treasures. Experience everything from the world’s largest Pre- Raphaelite art collection to the Birmingham Royal Ballet, theatre classics and plenty of festivals.
Located right at the heart of the UK, the Peak District is the perfect choice for an easy-toreach ‘Great Escape’ from the stresses and strains of everyday life
It’s not in the dictionary, but if it was, Go Ape would be described as a ‘tree top adventure’.
Breathtaking scenery; a smattering of tree-top wires, crossings and wind-in-your-face zip wires; finished off with a dose of people in search of their inner Tarzan
The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world\'s greatest museum of art and design, representing over three thousand years of human creativity, with collections unrivalled in their scope and diversity.
Victoria and Albert Museum
Step inside the Museum of London and you will find historic objects which tell the story of the capital’s turbulent past. Situated in the oldest part of London, known as the City, the Museum overlooks the remains of the city wall, which dates to the time of the Roman Empire. Here you can discover prehistoric London, see how the city changed under Roman rule...
Museum of London
Yorkshire’s three beautiful National Parks are ideal for walking, cycling and touring. Take a trip on a steam train or visit the harbour town of Whitby on the coast, where Captain Cook set sail for Australia and New Zealand. Historic homes and castles include Castle Howard and Ripley Castle and there are over sixty fabulous gardens to explore!
Welcome to Yorkshire
Welcome to York If you are looking for a cultural getaway, romantic short break, relaxing UK holiday or family day out then visit York and be inspired. Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets and the iconic York Minster, York is fast developing a flourishing, cutting-edge scene. Delve into the city\'s vibrant cafe culture, take time out to enjoy some of the country\'s most talented street entertainers or simply watch the world go by while sipping a drink by the river.
Generator Hostel London offers young budget travellers a unique guest experience located in the centre of London, just minutes away from main attractions such as the British Museum.
Bedrooms are equipped with bunk beds, lockers and wash basins. Female dorms only are also available.
The hostel facilities include the famous Generator bar, which is open daily; a restaurant for breakfast and dinner, internet café with free wi- fi; chill out area; luggage room and laundry service.
Football is Britain\'s most popular sport and has been played in the country for centuries. Britain is the home of football and, of course, the world famous Barclays Premier League.
Barclays Premier League
The Barclays Premier League is the most watched and most lucrative football league in the world with a global audience of 4.7 billion people. Last season more than 13.4 million fans...
Twickenham is the world’s largest and most famous rugby stadium, where 82,000 rugby fans flock to watch Test matches that pit England against the best in the world. The Home of England Rugby for more than a century, the stadium is also home to the World Rugby Museum, displaying the world’s finest collection of rugby...
Twickenham World Rugby Museum & Stadium Tour
A sightseeing tour with a difference – It’s the quirkiest and most unique way to see London.
London Duck Tours
Classic Tour - Jump aboard a London Duck Tour, a piece of British history and enjoy a live guided historical tour of the City of Westminster by road and then experience the thrill of driving straight into the Thames for a short cruise without ever leaving your seat.
London is the theatre capital of the world and no visit to London is complete without a trip to the theatre whether it’s to see a musical, play, opera or ballet. There’s so much to see you’ll be spoilt for choice so we’ve put together some great trailers to give you a taste of what’s on offer during 2012.
Official London Theatre
From Private Tours to Scheduled Group Tours, the London Magical Tours’ principles are the same - discover some of the UK’s oldest and greatest cities with your own professional guide and, in addition, a qualified chauffeur for an experience to remember.
London Magical Tours
Welcome to the New Forest on VisitBritain TV. Here you will find a jam packed selection of videos of beautiful and unique places to stay plus some fascinating attractions to visit and activities to enjoy.
The New Forest
Come to the New Forest to enjoy a break from the frantic pace of life. You’ll give way to ponies and cattle grazing freely as they have done for centuries, while deep in the wood you’ll see deer, browsing under the canopies of mighty oak.
Brit Movie Tours will take you on a journey into the magical world of TV and Film on one of our bus and walking tours in London and across the UK. Our tours take you behind the scenes to learn about the characters and real stories behind the shows and movies you know and love.
When you arrive for a short breaks in Jersey, you’ll quickly discover that not only is the island beautiful and boasting plenty of outdoor activities, but it also has a rich and fascinating past. Plus the great thing about Jersey is that you can be here in next to no time. You can be relaxing over dinner at a beachside bistro in just a few hours.
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So we have been busy creating itineraries to inspire and guide you round some fantastic UK destinations. These include an accompanying PDF so you can have the information to hand when going on your visit...
Lord’s is the most famous cricket ground in the world. It is steeped in history and charm, with extraordinary architecture and a fascinating collection of cricketing art and memorabilia, including the iconic Ashes Urn. Tours of the Ground give a behind the scenes view of the Home of Cricket, taking in the old-world elegance of the Grade II* listed Pavilion and the cutting-edge modernity of the J.P. Morgan Media Centre.
Lord\'s Cricket Ground
With so much to see and do at the UK\'s biggest zoo, a visit to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is the perfect day out for the whole family.
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
From Sea lion Splash to Otter Playtime get involved and inspired with interactive displays throughout the day. Seek out more than 2,500 animals in the beautiful Chiltern surroundings. Famed for its booming breeding programmes, there are also plenty of zoo babies to see...
Goodwood has been home to the Dukes of Richmond and their family for over 300 years and is world renowned as a sporting estate, having brought together a spectacular range of sporting activities including horseracing, motor racing, golf, flying, shooting and cricket, as well as attracting over half a million visitors each year to its Festival events; The Festival of Speed, The Goodwood Revival and the Glorious Goodwood Horseracing event.
Welcome to the Snowdonia Mountains and Coast region. A glorious area in North West Wales. There\'s plenty to do for all the family with events, attractions and outdoor activities all set in stunning scenery...
Not to be missed, ZSL London Zoo is the must-see animal attraction in London. Featuring the world famous feeding time at Penguin Beach; watch p-p-plenty of penguins diving in England’s biggest penguin pool.
ZSL London Zoo
With over 720 different species of animal, ZSL London Zoo offers a fantastic day out for all. Located in the north east corner of London’s Regent’s Park, the attraction is open every day of the year - except Christmas Day...
Check out these videos of 3D Joe & Max on the road taking the streets of the UK around the world through their incredible 3D street art.
3D Joe & Max
Haven offers 35 fun-filled family Holiday Parks situated across the UK in beautiful coastal locations, with plenty of themed activities and excitement for the whole family. Accommodation includes luxury Holiday Homes as well as Touring and Camping facilities available on 23 Parks. Holiday Homes come in a variety of grades from the value for money Standard to the luxurious Exclusive models...
Haven Holiday Parks
The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum collection contains over 15,000 objects that tell the story of lawn tennis as a popular pastime and competitive sport as well as the history of the global sporting phenomenon that is The Lawn Tennis Championships.
Have your kids got stuck into their 50 Things yet? Find out how to get them off the sofa and outdoors. They can earn virtual rewards and get inspired with the help of the National Trust.
50 Things to Do Before You’re 11 ¾
Meet five of Britain’s top celebrities who each have a personal take on what makes Britain special for them. Let Oscar-winner Judi Dench be your guide at historic Heaver Castle, hear Jamie Oliver on British food, join Twiggy for a fashion lesson and see what Dev Patel and Rupert Everett have to say about Brit theatre and film.
The Isle of Man is a beautiful Island with breathtaking scenery, unspoilt beaches and a relaxed pace of life. By plane or boat, it\'s within easy reach of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Whatever it is that you want from your holiday – relaxation, outdoor adventure, fun, culture – you’ll find it here in the Isle of Man.
The Isle of Man
Hotels.TV is the Online TV channel for hotels. Watch as our presenters take you to some great budget to luxury hotels and attractions around Britain and give you all the information you need to book the right hotel.
Hotels.TV have been hand-selecting hotels for 10 years and provide an online booking facility via www.hotels.tv. Lowest online rates are guaranteed and guests pay at the hotel, not when they book. So sit back, relax and enjoy hotel shopping the way it should be.
Discover a unique environment where French and British influences meet, where you’ll order your meals in English and pay for them in Sterling, and where inspiring cliff walks and gentle strolls on golden sands are never far away. This is an island of beachside kiosks and home-grown veg, where a slower pace of life allows you to pause for a while and let the island’s unassuming charm slowly reveal itself. It’s how holidays used to be. We think it’s how holidays should always be.
Out of this world culture; rich, powerful history; scientific innovation; stunning Georgian and Greek architecture including UNESCO World Heritage Status; a glut of Michelin starred restaurants; seven hills with stunning views; atmospheric light and world class attractions, make Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city, a must visit...
The ideal short break destination, Windsor & Maidenhead blends 1,000 years of history, contemporary shopping and fine dining with events, sports and leisure activities. Two of the UK’s Top 20 visitor attractions – Windsor Castle and LEGOLAND® Windsor – are located here but there is much more.
The ancient county of Essex is located between London and the North Sea. As you travel from west to east the landscape in this vast county transforms from historic woodlands, through rolling wheat-fields dotted with poppies and windmills, to the estuaries and coastal villages. Close to the European mainland, many different cultures and historical events have influenced Essex over the centuries making it truly a county of contrasts.
ACP Rail International provides travelers from around the world access to its attractive range of rail passes and train tickets which offer great value for exploring exciting destinations by rail.
Widely known for being the exclusive international representative of BritRail since 2000, ACP Rail continues to entice international travelers to visit Britain and explore its countryside by train.
A visit to Marwell Wildlife is a chance to get close to the wonders of the natural world – and play a big part in helping to save them. From ring-tailed coatis to majestic giraffes, laughing kookaburra to frilled lizards, curious meerkats to bat-eared foxes – our 140-acre park is home to over 180 exotic and endangered species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings.
Welcome to Hampshire in the south east of England, a county of contrasts and proud home of author Jane Austen, Nelson\'s HMS Victory, mighty Winchester Cathedral, Beaulieu Motor Museum in the New Forest and King Arthur\'s legendary Round Table.
Radisson Edwardian Hotels is a collection of luxury hotels in central London and Heathrow and Manchester.
Radisson Edwardian Hotels
Our hotels provide luxury without pretension. Individually designed rooms, the latest technology, new meeting spaces, chic restaurants and bars and service that focuses on every detail of your stay so that you do not have to