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Banksy’s Dismaland at Weston-super-Mare

Banksy has taken his notorious artistry to the next level with the creation of Disneylands’ younger, rebellious sibling: Dismaland. Weston-super-Mare has a rather unpleasant addition – and it’s not the British weather. Instead, it’s Banksy’s theme park, dubbed a ‘bemusement’ park and ‘his biggest project yet'; it’s a collaboration of ...
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UK vintage fairground and seaside attractions

The weather is due to pick up next month and with the summer holidays not far away, we’re taking a look at three of the UK’s top vintage attractions! Blackpool Pleasure Beach Of course, Blackpool’s iconic pleasure beach would be featured. Shadowed by the glorified attractions are equally glamorous vintage ...
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Birmingham Jewellery Quarter StrEAT Market

One for the foodies out there! If you happen to be in Birmingham this Thursday 25th, pop down to the Jewellery Quarter for food and arts & crafts! The JQBID have joined up with Brum Yum Yum and Three Thinking Collective to allow this wonderful food and craft’s fayre to ...
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Tourism ‘Oscars’?

That’s right, you heard correctly. York held its annual tourism ‘Oscars’ on the 3rd June, handing out awards to its top attractions. The Visit York tourism awards have now approached their 18th year and continue to celebrate those that put in that extra effort in the city’s tourism industry. Over ...
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May Bank Holiday Monday: Things to do

Bank Holiday is nearly here! If you’re stuck for things to do, we have some suggestions for you for May 25th. Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery We love May; we get a second Bank Holiday! And there’s plenty of things to do in Birmingham and elsewhere on Monday 25th, for ...
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£98 million lottery cash boost to UK heritage sites

Some of the top heritage sites in the UK are set to receive a £98-million lottery cash boost. The heritage sites are set to receive almost £100-million in lottery funding in hopes to preserve the UK’s rich historic sites. Millions of pounds will be used towards the refurbishment of one ...
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UK comes fifth in competitive tourism report

A travel report from the World Economic Forum shows the UK having the fifth most competitive market globally. Aided by the masses of cultural attractions, business environment and strong travel system, the UK remains a top competitor for the best tourism destinations. The report also shows Switzerland surpassing the United ...
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Tintern Abbey: Top Attraction

Tintern Abbey has been labelled another one of the UK’s best tourist attractions according to its visitors. The site had been awarded the prize for the third consecutive year by Irish bus tour operator, CIE Tours International. The quality of the UK’s hotels and visitor attractions had been recognised the ...
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Wales and the multi-billion pound quirky attractions

The Welsh economy obtains tourism worth over £4bn each consecutive year all down to some of the country’s quirkiest attractions. Wales isn’t shy of releasing the weird and wonderful on its tourists, offering up infamous sheds that can be linked back to literature and things such as dinosaur parks. It’s ...
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Discount attractions added for London Pass holders

Members of London Pass are set for a surprise gain of free access to a brand new Greenwich landmark from 1st May, named the Cutty Sark. The world famous clipper ship will be one of the new attractions that are introduced by popular sightseeing discounter London Pass for this summer ...
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Top UK visitor attractions

The British Museum in London is staying in the leading position of being the most popular visitor attraction in the UK, according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions. England’s capital also plays host to The National Gallery that has come in as the second most visited attraction according to ...
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Easter: What’s on in Birmingham and the Midlands

With the Easter holidays already here, we figured you may want to do something with your child during the week. We’ve listed some events that are happening for Easter around Birmingham and the Midlands: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery The venue will be hosting an Easter arts and crafts events ...
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