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Latest News

Katherine Jenkins to lead new Great countryside and cultural drive

16 April 2104

Welsh songstress unveiled as the latest supporter to internationally promote the best of Britain's Culture, Heritage and Countryside

3.4 million Brits to take a UK break over Easter weekend

16 April 2014

3.4 million Brits (7% per cent of the adult population) plan to make the most of the Easter Bank Holiday weekend by taking at least one overnight holiday trip in the UK, with 3 million people (6% per cent) planning to take that trip in England, according to VisitEngland's latest Trip Tracker survey

VisitEngland eNews April 2014 Edition 2

16 April 2014

Welcome to the latest edition of VisitEngland eNews, a bi-monthly newsletter designed to keep you up to date on all of our latest activity, news and insights

New visitor guide available for Melton Mowbray

14 April 2014

Provides practical advice for visitors to the town and surrounding area including places to visit, where to stay and suggestions for food and drink

Ticket prices revealed for King Richard lll Visitor Centre

11 April 2014

Ticket prices for Leicester's new King Richard lll Visitor Centre: Dynasty, Death and Discovery, have been revealed

Helping you to plan a great day out in Leicester and Leicestershire

10 April 2014

Looking for ideas for great days out this year?

International spend up 45% in February 2014

10 April 2014

International visitors spent a record £1.5 billion across Britain in February 2014, representing a 45 per cent increase on February last year

Opportunity to find out more about plans for new digital reinterpretation project at Foxton Locks

10 April 2014

Open public session in Market Harborough with major stakeholders to be held on 14 April 2014

Focus on Ladybird Books centenary celebrations at House of Commons

9 April 2014

National representatives from literature, publishing and children's broadcast media sectors discuss how Loughborough can develop a successful Children's Illustrated Literature festival


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