GLT editor Keeley Rodgers went along to Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire for the opening of its latest experience, D-Day: Interception, Intelligence, Invasion.
The Royal Air Force Museum in London has unveiled its latest experience - a virtual reality attraction transporting visitors to a pivotal moment in history.
The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire will see 100 ceramic medals at centre of an exhibition reflecting on World War One remembrance.
Two new exhibitions focusing on equine artist Sir Alfred Munnings and the British hussars have opened at the National Army Museum.
The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire is offering a range of group walks, talks and tours in 2019.
Woburn Abbey and Bletchley Park are teeming with stories of both splendour and tragedy, says Laura Sexton after the latest Reader Club tri
The Arboretum has a diverse programme of commemorative and celebratory events in 2019 as well as new exhibitions.
We look at the museums, exhibitions and attractions with links to the First World War you can visit with your group.
The Royal Navy International Air Day is calling for coach operators and group travel companies to offer its new groups package to GTOs.
The annual Royal International Air Tattoo is set to return to Royal Air Force Fairford in July next year.
Scotland’s first design museum, V&A Dundee will open to the public on Saturday, 15th September.
The National Maritime Museum, part of Royal Museums Greenwich, in London, will be opening four new galleries in September, uncovering maritime history.
A new display celebrating the unsung heroes of London’s Tower Bridge has been unveiled.
The Commandery in Worcestershire has opened a new experience, allowing visitors to understand more about the Battle of Worcester.
This autumn, Longleat is inviting the public to visit its historic grounds to celebrate the distinguished Armed Forces, in a weekend of tribute.
GLT reports back from a very warm Reader Club Trip at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, which proved a major hit with GLT readers.
The Tall Ships Sunderland 2018 is a four-day festival and those already planning a visit can now book a cruise onboard.
The North Yorkshire coastal town of Whitby will host a new floating visitor attraction when HM Bark Endeavour opens next month.
Car S.O.S presenters Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw opened the new exhibition at the British Motor Museum.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission will open a new visitor centre called the CWGC Experience in Beaurains, France in spring 2019.
The British Motor Museum in Warwickshire is to host a new exhibition featuring cars from National Geographic’s popular motoring televsion show Car S.O.S.
The RAF Museum in London is set to welcome visitors when it formally reopens on Saturday 30th June.
Featuring displays on Boudicca and the Magna Carta to Stanley Kubrick and Stephen Hawking, the new St Albans Museum + Gallery will open on 8th June.
This summer, Bletchley Park will unveil a new display in one of its code breaking huts which celebrates Ian Fleming’s original James Bond series.
RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day in Somerset will be hosting a RAF100 tribute this July, at which the Red Arrows are set to perform.
The museum in Portsmouth, now rebranded as The D-Day Story is the only museum in the UK dedicated to the Allied Invasion of June 1944, and is now open to the public once more.
The role of Alan Turing’s pioneering Bombe machines has been revealed in a new codebreaking display.
Visitors are invited to explore ‘military through the decades’ on Sunday 30th September when the British Motor Museum in Warwick hosts the Gaydon Military Show.
The Step Back to the 1940s weekends will transform Seven Valley Railway into a colourful snapshot of wartime Britain in June and July.
The Belgian Tourist Office-Wallonia has joined with Shearings Holidays to offer a new range of short break holidays to Belgium.
The conclusion of a £28 million improvement programme is expected to see the Staffordshire-based arboretum welcome a record number of visitors this year.
Group visitors to the Yorkshire railway can expect even more on offer this year including afternoon teas and behind-the-scenes experiences.
We take a look at ten free attractions in Scotland which, according to the Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA), have recorded the highest footfall in recent years.
The National Army Museum will open its first major exhibition since reopening in March 2017.
The Victoria & Albert (V&A) Museum in London has officially opened its latest exhibition, Ocean Liners: Speed and Style.
This spring will see a former Cold War nuclear bunker in East Yorkshire reopen its doors to the public, featuring an all-new art display.
New at Beaulieu this year is an exhibit of 28 Lalique glass car mascots, on show together for the first time.
A line-up of exhibitions is in store for the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard this year.
V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public on Saturday 15th September this year, it has been revealed.
The British Motor Museum in Warwick has announced that this year it will host four antique events suitable for group visitors.
Visitors to the Historic Dockyard Chatham in Kent this year can enjoy a programme of events to mark the 400th birthday of the attraction.
To mark the recent release of the film, Darkest Hour, which focuses on Winston Churchill’s early days as Prime Minister, we look at a selection of attractions with links to the wartime PM.
The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire has announced a rich programme of commemorative and celebratory events for the coming year.
The programme of events for next year at the museums owned by National Museums Scotland will include wildlife photography, Scottish pop music and glass art.
Beaulieu, in Hampshire, has revealed details of its upcoming season, featuring group tours, new galleries and events.
Following the announcement that Coventry has been named the City of Culture 2021, we look at why it’s a perfect time to consider a group trip there.
Group tour operator, Just Go!, is launching UK-wide departures to see the Terracotta Army exhibition in Liverpool next year.
The 2018 dates for the Royal International Air Tattoo, taking place at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, have been revealed as 15th to 17th July.
Silverstone race circuit, in Northamptonshire, is to open a new interactive experience, suitable for groups called the Silverstone Experience.
The full-scale replica of Captain Cook’s ship, the HM Bark Endeavour, will be docking at the North York Moors coastline in Whitby next spring, offering an opportunity for visitors to discover its maritime history.
Gear up for Halloween (this year, or in years to come) with visits to some of these reportedly haunted English Heritage properties, where ghost stories are in abundance.
A new groups reception building has been completed at Stonehenge in Wiltshire within the compounds of the recently finished coach park.
The annual RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day in Somerset will take place on Saturday 7th July 2018.
A fascinating journey through history; Keeley Rodgers gets a sneak preview of the Mail Rail.
The Royal Collection’s Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace has been re-presented this summer and now offers more for visitors to see and experience.
We spoke to Steve Bax, executive director at British Airways i360 in Brighton, which has recently celebrated a year since opening, to find out why the attraction is great for groups.
The Historic Dockyard Chatham has been awarded Coach Friendly status by the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) UK.
Visitors to the British Motor Museum in Warwickshire this September will get to experience a World War One themed event.
With the British GP coming up we pick out some top attractions which are sure to keep car fans fuelled up.
Viking Cruises has announced details of its new winter northern lights itinerary which will explore Norway’s far north.
A new exhibition has opened in Parliament’s Westminster Hall called Parliament and the First World War.
It’s Museum Week - here are some of the most exciting and obscure museums from across the nation.
It’s been unveiled that a brand new automotive show will be taking place at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire this year.
The Ravenglass Railway Museum, in Cumbria, will be opening its doors to the public on 24th June this year.
The RRS Discovery at Discovery Quay in Dundee, will open once again this summer after a refurbishment.
This July will see the opening of the new Postal Museum, which will showcase the history of Britain’s mail system.
The Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire have created several new packages and tours suitable for groups.
The Rendezvous Hotel in North Yorkshire has launched ‘The Real Yorkshire Experience’, a new short break tour package for groups.
The annual Victory Show in Leicestershire has revealed its 2017 dates; the wartime-themed event will run from 8th until 10th September.
An exhibition called British Motoring Treasures: the British Motor Car in Fifty Objects is coming to the British Motor Museum.
A new event called September Steam Day, has been launched by Groups Direct, offering a range of entertainment.
This June the Ravenglass Railway Museum in the Lake District will re-open to the public after a two year re-development programme.
A new exhibition at Hadrian’s Wall, in Carlisle, will be opening this April.
An immersive exhibition with a murder-mystery theme will open at the National Railway Museum in York this March.
A tour to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Messines in Belgium will be available this summer from Galina Group Tours.
A new experience will be opening in May at Leeds Castle in Kent that will focus on World War Two.
The War & Peace Museum in the French Ardennes will reopen its doors to the public in September 2017.
The Terracotta Warriors will return to the UK in 2018 as part of a major new exhibition to be staged at Liverpool’s World Museum.
Nautical fans will be able to admire a selection of tall ships assembled for the Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017 in an event organised by Groups Direct next April.
Aerospace Bristol, a heritage museum telling the story of the south wests’ aerospace industry, will open in Bristol next summer.
The Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton International Air Day will take place next year on 8th July in Somerset.
The first Scampton Airshow will take place in September 2017 and will include a five-hour flying display as well as exhibitions featuring modern fast jets and historic aircraft.
The RAF Museum in London has announced that the next phase of its Centenary Programme renovations will be delivered in 2018.
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) in Lincoln is set to open next summer to recognise and remember the RAF’s Bomber Command and tell the stories of those who served, supported and suffered as part of the World War Two bombing campaigns.