We pick some of the best photos from some of the attractions across the UK that welcomed back visitors this week.
If you are looking for a more unusual trip to take with your group in the UK, here are 11 places to inspire a quirky day trip or longer break.
World Wildlife Day is a good excuse to remind ourselves what can be found throughout the countryside and along the coast of England. They are home to some of the world’s most amazing animals and you don’t always need to go far or put on virtual reality goggles to have a close encounter.
Research has revealed some of the UK’s more unusual and quirky locations groups can visit that have been made popular by their appearances in film and TV, including Harry Potter, Outlander and Downton Abbey.
Spending time with family is important, so what can you do to make it memorable? With some fantastic offers and new activities, here are ten attractions for family groups of all ages.
Tour operator Rabbie’s is inviting small groups to avoid the crowds and travel to hidden gems through a selection of new staycation experiences including Scottish tours, the beautiful Isle of Wight and the ancient Roman Baths.
Travel may be restricted at the moment but there is still the option of staying local and heading out for some glorious walks, adhering to the rule of six. Here are some top picks to blow off the seasonal cobwebs:
From a church with a twist to the natural rivers and dales that weave throughout this rural county, here are eight picturesque places in Derbyshire for groups to visit.
From finding out about the toilet habits of astronauts to a journey through Britain’s fascinating car heritage, there’s a museum to suit family groups, whatever your age range and interests.
While your holidays to Europe may have been cancelled or rearranged, we look at some staycation ideas for places in the UK that may be able to replicate overseas destinations.
In this instalment, we shine a spotlight on Wiltshire, where green landscapes, atmospheric ruins and even a former Prime Minister’s house awaits…
Here are eight places across the country which offer visitors large outdoor spaces to explore with spectacular views.
A look back at some of the GLT editor’s highlights on a visit to the county earlier this year.
With a host of virtual celebrations and online tours, everyone can get a taste of the action, while also thinking about where you might go on a group visit in the future.
We asked a number of GTOs to share some of their best days out so you can think about where you might go in the future.
We may not be able to enjoy the real deal right now but there are still ways to bring your members together, whether it’s mastering new skills or a spot of armchair travel.
Remarkable architecture, lush garden estates, vast beach fronts and bird-filled marshes: how about thinking of a future group trip to Norfolk? It’s got it all for the snap-happy individuals in your group.
A look at some of the latest openings, events and exhibitions for groups across ‘Jane Austen’ county in the latest installment of this special series.
The Group Leisure & Travel team have been here, there and everywhere in 2019. We’ve picked out a handful of our favourite visits to help inspire your next group trip.
We’ve rounded up some of the big new openings, special anniversaries and more taking place throughout next year, in one handy feature for group travel organisers to start planning their next outings.
Want to go where the locals are, rather than the tourists? Here’s a list of list of quirky destinations that are a bit more unfamiliar and undiscovered.
It’s full steam ahead as vintage trains from Scotland, England and Wales all make the list, perfect for a group day out on the tracks.
A total of 29 new UNESCO World Heritage sites have been added to the official list for this year, including one for the UK. Here are 8 of our favourites.
GLT heads to Liverpool & Merseyside to find out what’s new & improved for groups.
All finalists of the 2018 Group Leisure & Travel Awards, there’s no better time to visit these UK destinations.
We look at five seaside locations to wash away the winter blues and have you dreaming of summer.
We round up five English Heritage properties that groups will want to have on their radars this summer.
Here are nine events that are sure to add a burst of colour to your group calendar in 2019.
Don’t worry if you’ve left your wallets behind on the coach, because we’ve come up with some top things to do for free in Britain’s towns and cities. This week we visit Worcester.
It may be well-known for its magic roundabout but Swindon in Wiltshire has plenty more to offer group visitors.
Inspiration for group travel organisers planning 2019 trips to English Heritage properties including exclusive offers.
A selection of walks linked to literature, wine tasting or pub visits have been launched by HF Holidays.
The traditional maritime town of Whitby, with its old cobbled streets, picturesque houses and sandy Blue Flag beach is proof that sometimes the best things in life are free. Here are five of them.
Groups can step into the shoes of their favourite movie stars in some of the many Peak District screen locations, which form the backdrop for Hollywood blockbusters and memorable TV moments.
Stonehenge and other ancient stone circles have gripped the imagination of the public for centuries.
Yorkshire has seen the biggest rise in visitor interest, according to an annual report by VisitEngland, so we round up five of the best free attractions that groups will love.
Find out where the Group Leisure & Travel team have been recently and why they’d recommend to groups.
Dragon Slayer features thrilling combat, great acting and an evening of fun, says Laura Sexton, after attending the premiere.
We round up a selection of ideas for trips to one of the UK’s National Parks this year or next.
Norwich - a medieval city that boasts a buzzing, cosmopolitan atmosphere - but what can you do for free? We take a look as a part of our regular series.
It’s the home of the Bard and attracts huge numbers of visitors each year. We round up some of the delights the town has to offer groups
Gavin Seljamae-Waite from Yandell Media, which publishes Group Leisure & Travel, reports back from a family day out at Drayton Manor Park’s Thomas Land as it celebrates a special milestone.
In light of the World Cup, we round up a selection of top experiences linked to the sport for groups.
We take a look at some of England’s oldest theatres, which also happen to be great for groups.
Here’s a look at some superb spots to lay down a blanket and crack open the ham sandwiches with friends.
Some sights at Hever Castle groups should simply not miss.
Liverpool is celebrating its culture this year, so we round up some great events and festivals being held in the city that your group won’t want to miss.
To celebrate London History Day, we round up five itinerary fillers for a day out in London that are dedicated to the capital’s past, and won’t cost you a penny to enjoy.
A number of new trails, themed from sculptures to clowns, have been revealed across Britain’s towns and cities.
Heading to Devon in the near future? Fill your group trip with plenty of ideas, from museums to walking trails – and remember you don’t need to splurge to have a great time.
It’s business as usual in Salisbury and the surrounding Wiltshire area where a warm welcome await groups.
GLT heads to the glorious walled city of York to find out what’s on offer for groups in 2018 and beyond.
An augmented reality experience, a castle undergoing a transformation, plus much more; what’s not to be excited about in County Durham?
One of the most famous regions of Britain and boasting some of the most quintessentially English landscapes, it’s always good to remember that The Cotswolds has a number of great free attractions and activities for groups to enjoy.
Ways to explore Exeter that won’t cost your group a penny, from wandering through the magnificent cathedral to taking a walk along its historic woollen trail.
A survival-themed adventure show and new rides at the world’s only Peppa Pig World are just some of the attractions due to open in the UK this year.
Britain’s oldest recorded town, Colchester boasts a mix of contemporary culture and heritage attractions. Here are five gratis trip ideas for groups to choose from.
What’s your favourite seaside destination for a long weekend away? Blackpool, Scarborough and Bournemouth are amongst the most popular in the UK, according to a recent survey.
With its maritime heritage, floral history, and renowned programme of festivals and special events, there’s plenty to enjoy for free in 1066 Country for those looking for group travel ideas.
With its higgledy-piggledy streets and quirky buildings, there are surprises at every corner in the county town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Here’s five suggestions for free activities your group can enjoy on their visit.
We take a look at what there is to do for groups in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, from inspiring places to shop, to suitable places for groups to stay.
Director of Culture Liverpool Claire McColgan tells GLT about the transformation of the city.
Today marks Yorkshire Day, so we suggest a selection of quintessential ideas to enjoy the county to the max not only today but all year round.
In light of the July release of war film, Dunkirk, we shine a spotlight on Thanet’s ties to World War Two.
With Britain expecting one of the hottest summers yet, what better reason to visit some of its beautiful coastline.
Get on the trail of Benedict Cumberbatch and Scarlett Johansson on your next group trip to Kent.
Six itinerary fillers to celebrate Liverpool’s newly achieved City of Music status.
With award-winning beaches, lots of entertainment and an exciting history to delve into, Blackpool is a must-visit for all groups.
The next destination on our ‘5 Free Things’ hit list is the Isle of Wight. Here’s a host of attractions and events you can enjoy for free when planning a group holiday to the island.