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Publication: 30th May 2016

Visit Shakespeare's England this summer with a range of special offers!

With Warwickshire recently crowned the only UK destination to appear in the Lonely Planet Best in Europe 2016 list this summer, there’s never been a better reason for visiting.

Publication: 30th May 2016

Say Goodbye to Grumpy and Hello to AWESOME this Summer!- Merlin Annual Pass announce Sale

Have a summer which is full of fun and keep it going for a whole year with a Merlin Annual Pass, which is currently priced from just £109 per person* during our special big summer sale!

Publication: 30th May 2016

Dudley Zoo's youngest snow leopard has been given a clean bill of health as they begin preparations for his departure.

Two-year-old Makalu will soon be leaving the Castle Hill attraction for Darjeeling Zoo, almost 5,000 miles away, as part of a global breeding programme, which could potentially see Makalu’s descendants released into the wild.

Publication: 30th May 2016


The Premier League, European Tour, Judy Murray’s Miss-Hits and Tennis on the Road, EXTREME and British Marine aboard The Sports Show is excited to announce the addition of five new partners, who will be helping to deliver over 35 different sports together at the NEC in Birmingham on the 25th and 26th June.

Publication: 26th May 2016

Blists Hill Victorian Town celebrates Queen Victoria Whitsun half-term - 28th May – 5th June

Join the residents of Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge during the late spring half-term week, 28th May – 5th June, when they will be celebrating the life and long reign of their much loved Queen Victoria with great pomp and pageantry.

Publication: 24th May 2016

Lonely Planet names Warwickshire as one of Europe’s top destinations for summer 2016!

Lonely Planet has today (Tuesday 24 May) named Warwickshire in the UK as one of Europe’s top destinations for travellers this summer. The English county received the accolade in Lonely Planet’s Best in Europe 2016 list, which highlights the European destinations that should be on travellers’ radars right now.

Publication: 23rd May 2016

Producers Bursary Award Winners to appear at the BBC Good Food Show Summer

The BBC Good Food Show Summer, are excited to welcome the winners of this year’s Producers Bursary Award Scheme to the event taking place from 16-19 June at the NEC, Birmingham. The BBC Good Food Shows, in conjunction with BBC Good Food Magazine, scoured the nation to find the country’s most outstanding artisan food and drink producers, with all entries tasted at the BBC Good Food test kitchens by a team of experts.

Publication: 23rd May 2016

Masterclass in chocolate as Cadbury World launches its Chocolatier Experience

A brand new experience is helping you to get closer to Cadbury chocolate than ever before, as Cadbury World launches its exclusive Chocolatier Experience on 11th June.

Publication: 23rd May 2016

Broadway Arts Festival gets creative 3rd – 19th June 2016

The Broadway Arts Festival is challenging visitors to roll up their sleeves and get creative this year, with more interactive workshops than ever before.

Publication: 23rd May 2016

So much on offer during half term at Stratford Butterfly Farm!

There is so much on offer for visitors of all ages during the May half term from 28 May - 5 June at Stratford Butterfly Farm.

Annual UnChained Pass

Black Country Living Museum

Tudor World

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