Engineering feats and a thriving art scene aren’t all that awaits in Bristol – it has its fair share of dark tourism experiences too, to inspire an alternative trip.
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.
Applications have now closed for this Reader Club trip which includes some of Wiltshire’s top attractions.
Let’s Misbehave – Blenheim Palace in the 1920s will run from 15th February to 13th April next year.
The creators of The War of the Worlds immersive experience have announced they’re opening a major new attraction in London.
The stately home and wildlife park in Wiltshire has announced its line-up of key events taking place throughout next year, featuring a range of different festivals.
Visitors to Belsay Hall Castle & Gardens in Northumberland can once again experience a contemporary installation by composer Arvo Pärt, and UK designers Arup.
To mark the eagerly anticipated Downton Abbey film, we’ve picked out some different filming locations across the UK, which are great for group trips.
VisitBritain’s annual study on the number of visits to different attractions has been released, with two London sites taking first place in the top ten paid and free places to go.
Kate Ballenger, head of house and collections at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire has selected her ten favourite paintings for visitors to look out for on a tour of the State Rooms and the Private Apartments.
Hampshire may see a surge in interest later when an adaptation of the author’s unfinished novel Sanditon hits the TV screens. Here are some key Jane Austen attractions for inspiration.
Tintagel Castle in Cornwall will reopen on Sunday (11th August) after the completion of a new footbridge, recreating the historic link between the mainland and island.
GLT’s Keeley Rodgers has a lie down at the newly restored Painted Hall, the centrepiece of The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich.
A host of attractions across the UK will stage illuminated light trails over the festive season, allowing groups to literally Step Into Christmas.
Brodsworth Hall & Gardens in Yorkshire and Witley Court & Gardens in Worcestershire have unveiled new exhibitions, with groups receiving discounted entry to each attraction.
English Heritage has just completed the final phase of a three year regeneration project, costing £620,000, in a bid to give a new lease of life to Stokesay Castle in Shropshire.
Arley Hall & Gardens in Cheshire has announced its new, permanent exhibition, taking a look at the many films and television shows to be filmed on the site over the last 40 years.
Special group rates and festive lunch packages have been announced for the traditional Christmas celebrations at Blists Hill Victorian Town.
More than 70 group travel organisers headed to Hull & Beverley for a three-day Reader Club trip to explore the area. Keeley Rodgers reports back on our huge familiarisation trip.
Applications have now closed for this Reader Club trip which includes some of Richmond’s most impressive landmarks.
In the second part of this new series, featuring group travel organisers’ recommendations, Geoff Allen reports back from a trip to Strawberry Hill House and the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.
It may have been a place of uncertainty in recent times for politicians, but we’re sure that the Houses of Parliament are great for your group to visit. Here are 5 reasons why.
Groups visiting the haunting remains of Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire can now benefit from a newly designed museum, a new coffee shop and a bigger gift shop.
Ticket operator, See Tickets, has partnered with The Houses of Parliament to offer group ticket packages.
We joined group travel organisers for a two-day trip taking in some of the many highlights in Salisbury and the surrounding area.
Leeds Castle in Kent will host a variety of events and activities this year, with plenty suitable for groups.
New for 2019, Waddesdon Manor has announced the opening of a guided tour around the Rothschild Walled Garden.
A new exhibition will open at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire this February, focusing on the artworks of Winston Churchill.
The formerly known Blenheim Palace Classic & Supercar will become Salon Privé Classic & Supercar this year as it makes a few changes ahead of the event.
Visitors to the Scottish highlands can now unravel the legend of one of Scotland’s most important historical figures, Robert the Bruce.
Together with Visit Hull & East Yorkshire, we’re inviting readers to join us on a familiarisation trip in May to an area that continues to evolve, offering glitzy entertainment, fascinating culture and more than a few surprises.
There will be plenty for groups to enjoy at Beaulieu in 2019, with new special tours and exhibitions.
Cornwall’s historical site, Bodmin Jail, has launched some guided tours of the attraction which delve in the history of the jail as well as its paranormal links.
The Liverpool-based site will open its gates to visitors for the first time in summer 2019.
We round up of some of the UK’s most haunted locations that are bound to send chills up your spine.
Inspiration for group travel organisers planning 2019 trips to English Heritage properties including exclusive offers.
Stonehenge and other ancient stone circles have gripped the imagination of the public for centuries.
Groups will again have the chance, this year, to explore Lincolnshire’s grand Burghley House at twilight this autumn, with the addition of the new Twilight Suppers.
“The loveliest castle in the world” invites you to celebrate its 900th anniversary…
Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire will be hosting a spooky fireworks display on 3rd November as part of its new Halloween celebrations.
Stokesay Castle has opened a new 44-seater tea room, in order to offer groups more to enjoy during a visit.