Visit England is your guide to short breaks, weekends away and days out in England, with over 3,000 experiences to inspire and help you plan your great English getaway. Julia Bradbury celebrates English Tourism Week in March 2018, see what activities you can do here!

Discover scenic routes for country walks; plan summer adventures with the kids; whisk your loved-one on a romantic escape; soak up the summer rays on the coast or sample local delights on a foodie tour. However you envision your getaway, will help shape it.

Looking for outdoor break ideas? Let England’s green and pleasant land be your playground. Thrill seekers can take to the skies on skydive over the countryside, or get their rocks off scrambling England’s mountains.

Challenge yourself on a hike exploring undiscovered paths and trails, admiring panoramic views of the unspoilt English countryside along the way; traverse England’s ancient woodlands by bike to a soundtrack of birdsong, and get up close and personal to rare species of wildlife on a canoe trip or while wild swimming in lake flanked with towering peaks.

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“Whether you like long walks along the beach, camping in forests, a tasty pub lunch or tea and scones in a pretty village, England has it all. From delicious food to delicious scenery, the varied landscapes offer a feast for the eyes.

Dramatic cliffs, yawning valleys, gentle rolling hills… from the wonder of the Lake District to bucolic beauty of the South Downs, there’s something for everyone. What’s not to love?”


TOG Says …

“TOG is delighted to be working alongside Visit England to encourage everyone, from young families to the solo walker to go out and explore this wonderful country we live in.”

This years VisitEngland Awards for Excellence was presented by Julia Bradbury at a virtual event on Monday 17 August 2020.

Tune into the live event at the VisitEngland website or YouTube channel VisitEnglandBiz to watch 53 winners compete for gold across 15 core award categories, which include:

  • the Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award
  • the Self Catering Accommodation of the Year Award
  • the Camping, Glamping and Holiday Park of the Year award,
  • the Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award – for which TOG partner Hoe Grange Holidays is a finalist.

Youve got to be in it to win it of course! Entering the awards can help you to gain a competitive edge, improve business performance and show that you provide a truly excellent customer experience. So apply early for next years awards and this time next year you too could be celebrating success.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020/2021 awards cycle will focus on recognising businesses and individuals working in tourism who have demonstrated great innovation, resilience, adaptation, and compassion within the tourism industry or wider community during the COVID-19 crisis.

You can engage with this years awards on social media at #VEAwards2020

English Tourism Week

17-25 March 2018
Julia Bradbury supports English Tourism Week which celebrates the vibrancy and quality of England’s visitor experiences and our world-renowned tourist attractions. During the Week there will be a wide variety of local and national events, discounts and special offers being made available by tourism businesses including museum events, guided tours, exhibitions, experiences and more, so make the most of spring time by checking them out.

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