Category: Wales

‘Green light’ for St Patrick’s celebrations around the world!

16 March 2017:  Over 250 iconic landmarks and sites around the world will be illuminated green over the coming days – as part of Tourism Ireland’s 2017 Global Greening initiative to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick. The annual initiative, now in its eighth year, which sees a host of major landmarks around […]

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16 weird and wonderful things to do in 2016 in WALES!

As Wales celebrates its Year of Adventure in 2016, VisitWales had highlighted 16 unique things to do in the destination – discover your own adventure! Choose from trampolining in a slate mine, experimenting with seaweed, catch some waves inland, find the world’s biggest Elvis festival and try to pronounce Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch…and much much more!

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GREAT Value: 10 Free, Affordable and Unique Tours in Britain

There are so many free or affordable walking tours to choose from in Britain, delving into subjects from literature and art, to music and LGBT heritage. Get your walking shoes on! Charles Dickens walk around London – Free App Follow the author’s footsteps around London with this app. You’ll be guided by GPS with suggestions […]

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24 Free Things To Do In Britain

1. Many British museums and galleries offer free entry. Try former brewery The Tetley for modern art in Leeds, northern England or, for something tangier, Colman’s Mustard Museum in Norwich, eastern England. There’s also the British Museum, National Gallery, Tate Britain, Tate Modern in London, Tate Liverpool in… Liverpool (unsurprisingly) and hundreds more. http://thetetley.org, www.mustardshopnorwich.co.uk […]

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Born to rule – explore the castles and palaces where royal British children spent their childhoods

Sandringham Estate holds many memories for the Royal Family. It is a favourite retreat of The Queen, and the late Princess Diana was born in a cottage located in the estate’s extensive grounds. Prince Charles had many childhood adventures at Sandringham House, the much-loved royal retreat, which is a beautiful place to visit. It’s only […]

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GREAT ways to save on Britain! Spring 2015 News

GREAT ways to save on Britain Your cash travels further with these value-for-money options Toronto (February 24, 2015) – Pack your bags for the trip to Britain you’ve always wanted. With excellent value-for-money options, you really can make your cash go further and indulge in the vibrant atmosphere of British cities, explore the glorious countryside […]

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BRITAIN'S STAR QUOTA GROWS, AS NEW MICHELIN GUIDE IS PUBLISHED

BRITAIN’S STAR QUOTA GROWS, AS NEW MICHELIN GUIDE IS PUBLISHED 27/09/2013 12:08 The establishments featured in the Michelin Guide to Great Britain and Ireland 2014 were announced yesterday, with an additional four new starred restaurants for Britain compared to last year, and some interesting newcomers having been granted the esteemed accolade. Highlights include the first […]

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CONGRATULATIONS CANADA & WELCOME TO WATCH THE RUGBY WORLD CUP IN ENGLAND IN 2015

CONGRATULATIONS CANADA & WELCOME TO WATCH THE RUGBY WORLD CUP IN ENGLAND IN 2015 26/08/2013 09:06     TORONTO, August 26, 2013 – VisitEngland congratulates Canada on its Rugby World Cup qualifying match win on Saturday, August 28, 2013 at Toronto’s BMO Field. The national tourist board for England also invites Rugby fans to visit […]

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Britain's Parks and Gardens

OVERSEAS VISITORS TO BRITAIN’S PARKS AND GARDENS SPEND £7.8 BILLION 07/06/2013 19:01 With the sunny weather set to continue and Britain’s gardens well and truly in bloom, the national tourism agency has released research which reveals that a staggering £7.8 billion was spent by tourists enjoying a garden in the UK, with a large chunk […]

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Explore the places baby British royals spent their childhoods

Born to rule – explore the places baby British royals spent their childhoods 31/05/2013 06:06 The royal baby soon to be born to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will likely spend a great deal of his or her childhood at London’s Kensington Palace where the Duke and Duchess are due to move soon. Visitors […]

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