In partnership with VisitBritain, we are now offering a range of innovative products designed to encourage visitors to veer off the beaten track and discover new parts of the country.
From gourmet garden trails in Kent to the North of England’s bustling cultural cities and peaceful canals nestled within the English countryside, there are a variety of ways to discover England.
Using the below products we can create a unique set of tours which enable you to differentiate yourselves from the market with diverse, creative and authentic travel experiences.
Manchester, the birthplace of the industrial revolution is today a cosmopolitan city famous for its footballing success, thriving music scene and rich cultural offering. Home to a new hop-on-hop-off sightseeing bus tour, visitors to the city can now seamlessly explore the city’s main attractions. Starting in Albert Square see highlights such as the gothic style Town Hall, the 13th century Manchester Cathedral, Old Trafford Stadium and Museum of Science and Industry.
Due to Manchester’s position in the heart of the country, it is the perfect gateway to Northern England, with easy access to the beautiful UNESCO Lake District and Peak District National Parks, historic Chester and York, which have Ancient Roman and Tudor architecture, and fellow metropolitan cities, Liverpool and Leeds. Using Manchester as a starting point venture forth and discover all the North of England has to offer.
Experience England’s extraordinary outdoors by exploring the country’s most dramatic and breath-taking landscapes. A collection of memorable and magical experiences await set in the midst of outstanding locations. Delve into the history of these national parks and learn from the people that live there to truly understand the wonders they hold.
From cheese-making in the Dales to a journey back in time at Hadrian’s Wall, these memorable experiences present a new exciting way of discovering these diverse areas.
Unlock England's historic cities through the Historic Cities app. The free app uses augmented reality to encourage visitors to interact with 13 of England’s historic cities in a completely new way. Through the use of 360° photos, 3D models and simple text and image overlays, England’s iconic historic sites are brought to life before your eyes. Unearth fascinating stories of murder, mystery and intrigue, as told through the eyes of history’s most colourful characters, and get a sneak peek into zero access areas.
Add a new dimension to your tailor-made tour by honing in on England's rich history to enchant your customers. From browsing medieval shopping malls, to making your own gin, or visiting the coast to coast wall built to keep the neighbours out – there are 3000 years of history to choose from.
Sites included are: The Roman Baths, Hadrian’s Wall, Roman Amphitheatre, Durham Cathedral, York Minster, Shakespeare’s family home, Salisbury Cathedral, The Fitzwilliam Museum, and Lancaster Castle.
Meander through England’s varied countryside on a series of walks designed to give easy access to Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and spectacular views of England’s show-stopping National Parks. After the day’s walking relax by cosy firesides while enjoying traditional food and drink and soaking up the atmosphere.
Choose from routes for those looking for a gentle stroll, right through to those looking for a an energetic hike.
Soak up the heritage, history and culture of Hull, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool & NewcastleGateshead. These 5 major Northern Cities have undergone an amazing transformation in recent years making them vibrant and exciting places to visit and absolute must-sees on any trip to England. Within easy reach of eachother, visitors no longer need to choose between the NewcastleGateshead vast cultural offering, the fantastic shopping in Leeds, Liverpool's rich music heritage, Hull's museums or Manchester's footballing sights.
These cultural Northern gems are the perfect cities to round out your England tour with.
The Great West Way touring route connects iconic destinations and attractions between West London and Bristol. As one of the great roads commissioned by the Kings of England, the route twists its way through emerald landscapes, filled with both the world-famous and yet-to-be-discovered. Every twist and turn along the Great West Way offers up something different to those who want to delve a little deeper into England’s luscious landscape and rich heritage. Iconic sights along the way include Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, Roman Baths and the Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Discover the unique characteristics of the English coastline such as its rugged cliffs, senic walking trails, historic castles and delectable delights.
Hidden beauty spots can be found all along England's coast whether exploring the beaches of Northumberland or discovering parts of the 630 mile walking route that is the South West Coast Path. Following the winding path is a wonderful way to explore England’s beautiful and varied coastline. Passing the South Coast’s best attractions and most beautiful sights along the way, walkers get to explore the English counties, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset.
Discover England’s rolling hills, idyllic villages and sweeping landmarks by bike. Feeling the wind on your hair and the sun on your back as you ride down country lanes or stumble upon a hidden treasure is unbeatable. With the road stretching out ahead of you the possibilities seem endless. The great outdoors offers peace and calm and an active tour is a great way to shake things up.
With routes that suit the casual or hard core cyclist alike, you can choose between a 170-mile route across 7 days that winds along quite country lanes and beautiful villages or for those feeling energetic, The Yorkshire Dales Cycleway Sport Challenge covers approximately 83km each day, taking in challenging climbs and breath-taking roads.
Wind through some of England’s best kept secrets on a highway that the English have travelled on for two thousand years. The highway connects the north of the country to the south and acts as a 500km multi-stop touring route through the country’s cultural and historic heart.
From the historic market town of Hertford in the south, where Queen Elizabeth I spent most of her childhood to the idyllic coastal town Berwick-upon-Tweed in the north, there are an array of castles, cathedrals and fascinating sights just waiting to be discovered. Hear local stories, enjoy immersive experiences and get up close to English icons.
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