Uncover Great Britain’s Cultural Hotspots, from Royal Palaces to Unexpected Artistic Treasures

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, London, England ©VisitBritain/Eric Nathan

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, London, England ©VisitBritain/Eric Nathan

RICH IN HISTORY, ROYAL IN CULTURE

The John Ryland Library, Manchester, England ©VisitBritain/Loic Lagarde

From royal palaces to the Beatles, and Jane Austen to Monty Python, Britain’s cultural scene guarantees an endless variety of experiences. Visit Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and be inspired by expert storytellers or rock out at The Cavern Club in Liverpool. Go castle hopping in Scotland, England and Wales, or explore nature in one of many beautiful royal parks. 

Hampton Court, Greater London, Middlesex, England ©VisitBritain/Historic Royal Palaces

Would your clients like to be King or Queen for a day? They can explore Her Majesty the Queen’s iconic residence, Buckingham Palace; visit the oldest occupied castle in the world, Windsor Castle; or watch The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Scotland. Discover the home of the young royals and tour Kensington Palace or breach Henry VIII’s domain at Hampton Court. See the wedding outfits of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, now officially known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in a special Royal Wedding Collection Exhibition (June to Oct. 2019 only).

Art lovers can be inspired by Europe’s largest street art festival in Bristol or enjoy cutting-edge exhibitions at world-class British museums including the Tate. Literary fans can celebrate the 70th birthday of Jane Austen’s House Museum this year.

The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England ©VisitBritain

From legendary rock to classical music to emerging artists, Great Britain hits the right note for music lovers of all kinds. Clients can trace the steps of British icons on the new seven-day "British Music Cities Tour," go behind the scenes for a look at Britain’s musical history at Royal Albert Hall or follow in John Lennon’s footsteps at Liverpool's newest attraction, Strawberry Field, opening this summer.

Soldier at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tatoo, Edinburgh Castle, Scotland ©VisitBritain/Andrew Pickett

Theatre in the West End of London is world renowned, and the current line up is amazing, from Mary Poppins to Matilda. Mamma Mia! The Party kicks off this summer at London’s O2, where guests are transported to Nikos’ Taverna on a Greek island to dine on Mediterranean food and party like a dancing queen to ABBA songs.

Roman Baths, Bath, England ©VisitBritain

The Roman Baths, at the heart of the City of Bath World Heritage Site, consists of the remarkably preserved remains of one of the greatest religious spas of the ancient world. Your clients can enjoy the Bath Festival 2019, a celebration of music and literature with over 120 events in May, or enrich their minds at one of many museums, such as the fascinating Fashion Museum. Don’t forget to save time for a relaxing spa day at the Thermae Bath Spa!  

The John Ryland Library, Manchester, England ©VisitBritain/Loic Lagarde

The John Ryland Library, Manchester, England ©VisitBritain/Loic Lagarde

Hampton Court, Greater London, Middlesex, England ©VisitBritain/Historic Royal Palaces

Hampton Court, Greater London, Middlesex, England ©VisitBritain/Historic Royal Palaces

The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England ©VisitBritain

The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England ©VisitBritain

Soldier at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tatoo, Edinburgh Castle, Scotland ©VisitBritain/Andrew Pickett

Soldier at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tatoo, Edinburgh Castle, Scotland ©VisitBritain/Andrew Pickett

Roman Baths, Bath, England ©VisitBritain

Roman Baths, Bath, England ©VisitBritain

Kensington Palace, London, England ©VisitBritain/Historic Royal Palaces

Kensington Palace, London, England ©VisitBritain/Historic Royal Palaces

Kensington Palace, London, England ©VisitBritain/Historic Royal Palaces



Royal Traditions & Fun Facts

Did you know the Queen has two birthdays? Her actual birthday on April 21, and her official birthday in June, celebrated by the royal ceremony, Trooping of the Colours. Learn about other royal traditions with tours at Kensington Palace, The Royal Yacht Britannia and Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Royal Pavilion, Brighton, East Sussex, England ©VisitBritain/Simon Anderson

The Royal Red Arrows, Buckingham Palace, London, England ©VisitBritain/Tom Weightman

Royal Pavilion, Brighton, East Sussex, England ©VisitBritain/Simon Anderson

The Royal Red Arrows, Buckingham Palace, London, England ©VisitBritain/Tom Weightman



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National Gallery, London, England ©VisitBritain/Alex Averin

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