Southport – Britain’s favourite beach resort


Southport – perfect for weekend breaks

Escape the hectic nature of everyday life by visiting Southport’s coastal paradise within easy driving distance of Manchester and Liverpool. Find how to make it special with the Southport Visitor Guide.

Feel the sand of the Sefton coast beaches between your toes, explore the nature dotting the landscape, or play a round of golf at one of the acclaimed golf courses – you’ll be treading the same turf as former participants in numerous Open Championships!

Discover exciting day trips to the coast or one of the region’s beautiful parks, and find out more about the many varied attractions. Whatever your interests, the 2015 Southport brochure helps you capitalise on every opportunity family adventures or romantic getaways for two.

Want to know more about your surroundings? The Southport brochure has sections on Southport’s history, its indoor and outdoor attractions and the numerous hotels and bed and breakfasts up and down the coast.

Looking for a daily recommendation? The ‘What’s On’ feature gives a monthly Southport event list and adds detailed descriptions so that you know which ones not to miss.

Make the most of every day and every meal with the best recommendations of where to stay, where to eat and what to do in the evenings.

The enthusiasm of Southport contagious, so if you’re looking for a family vacation at a beachside paradise order the Southport 2015 brochure for seaside holidays closer to home.

Order the Alderney Brochure for year-round island holidays

Alderney Brochure
Whether by water, land, or sea, Alderney offers great opportunities for everyone to enjoy this astounding holiday destination. Alderney, known as the Channel Island, has a rich history as well as amazing landscapes that are sure to capture everyone’s attention.

What to See and Do in Alderney

This Channel Island has a rich history spanning over 5,000 years – and with contemporary events, local customs and exciting traditions, ALderney is the perfect UK holiday destination to keep family, friends and loved ones entertained with new experiences. Visitors can see artefacts from the Neolithic Age up to the return of islanders in 1945 after the mass evacuation during the German Occupation.

If it’s a walking holiday that you’re looking for, Alderney may just be the destination for you. This quaint Channel Island may only be three and half miles long and just one and half wide, but it still boasts an impressive eight walking trails for you to explore.

A walking tour that’s not to be missed is the now famous Living Islands walking tour where holiday guests can forage free food along lush and vibrant natural environments. This trekking trail introduces visitors to the wildlife of the island and the abundant wild flowers.

Roads are almost traffic free on the 10 miles of roads, as well as 50 miles of unspoilt paths waiting for cyclists. Special tours can be arranged to guide cyclists as well. Find out how to take theses tours by ordering the Alderney Brochure.

Fishing enthusiasts will enjoy a wide variety of fish. Corblets Reservoir and Corblets Quarry are two ideal spots. Rocky outcrops and miles of beaches offer anglers other great locations, too. Charter boats are also available. The Alderney Brochure gives plenty of travel information on how to get around the island by sea.

Ways to Get to Alderney

Holiday guests can travel to Alderney by sea via scheduled sea links available regularly between Guernsey and Alderney. The Alderney Holiday Guide explains what options are available.

Flying is another opportunity to experience the landscape of Alderney. Commercial flights and private charters give holiday visitors yet another way to come to Alderney.

Request your copy of the Alderney Brochure for year-round island holidays close to home.

Canterbury Holiday Guide – The #1 Staycation for City, Coast & Country

Visit Canterbury holiday brochure

The #1 Staycation for City, Coast and Country

Plan a guaranteed WOW visit with family or loved ones with the Canterbury visitor guide.
Find out the full holiday potential of this UK destination and make the most of it this summer.

Looking for a seaside swim? How about a sunset walk on the beach? Or perhaps you fancy gourmet dinners al fresco? Canterbury has all the makings of a one-of-a-kind last-minute getaway.

Take the kids on a day trip packed with interactive UK heritage, coastal activities and classic holiday attractions. Or maybe take someone special to some of the most romantic coastal viewspots you’ll find anywhere in the country.

Whatever you expect from a UK day trip in Summer 2015, make sure you include Canterbury at the top of the list.

Order your Visit Canterbury holiday brochure now for weekend day-trips and last-minute holidays.

Alderney is the perfect island holiday location this summer

Alderney brochure

An island holiday close to home

Beautiful skies, a crisp sea breeze, golden sands and no crowds….
Visit Alderney for the perfect island holiday this summer.

You can cycle, walk, fish, sail through picturesque landscapes you won’t find on the mainland. Their unique, untouched coastal spots are perfect for a day out with family and friends.

See beautiful wildlife in it’s natural glory, dive into absorbing local history or pamper yourself with the pleasures of contemporary indulgence – whether museums and galleries or fine dining and luxury spas, Alderney delivers a UK holiday you won’t forget in a hurry.

Discover the possibilities and prep for your trip and order the official 2015 Visit Alderney brochure.

Visit Carlisle for ultimate UK heritage trips

Visit Carlisle Catalogue

Love a little history with your holiday? Visit Carlisle

Carlisle is the ultimate attraction for UK heritage and history. Hadrian’s wall country is packed with unforgettable places to visit with family and friends – from ancient Roman forts and castles to medieval events and festivals.

Lose yourself in secluded country hotspots with plenty of walking trails and unmissable World Heritage sites – perfect for a last-minute UK holiday to the country.

And with an indulging range of top gourmet restaurants, local accommodation and an upcoming Tom Jones concert, there’s plenty of extras to enjoy at the end of the day.

Plan an off-the-beaten-track UK holiday with the 2015 Discover Carlisle brochure.

Gosport – World-class sailing adventures & beachside pleasures

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Where to go sailing in the UK

Sun’s out, guns out!
Plan for the sun with holidays by the sea in Gosport.

Some of the best beach holidays in the UK take place in Gosport. Watersports, sailing and seaside antics await whether a weekend stay or a day trip.

If you prefer to stay inland, a lush, green landscape is yours to wander. Go walking in the countryside through miles of gorgeous coastal woodland – perfect for romantic walks with loved ones or last minute breaks.

Order the 2015 Discover Gosport brochure for seaside holidays in the UK and world-class sailing trips.

Brighton gives you seaside inspiration for summer 2015

Visit Brighton enewsletter 2015

Visit Brighton this summer for the perfect beach holiday

We’ll show you why 2015 is the best year yet to visit this famous seaside town.

Beautiful, creative and diverse, Brighton is the ideal place to enjoy unique events and a creative atmosphere. New and never-before-seen exhibitions and performances will be taking place – perfect for casual visitors, families and people looking for something new.

Offers, news and free apps will help you enjoy a last-minute holiday or weekend visit however you want to. Take the kids, a love one or friends to relax and unwind your way.

But make sure you sign up to the official Brighton eNewsletter first to make sure you make the most of it.

Kent – the holiday to take in summer 2015

Visit Kent enewsletter

Offers and events from Visit Kent

Possibly the best UK beach destination there is?
Kent’s coast and country is definitely up there in the seaside holiday food chain.

The Visit Kent 2015 holiday brochure offers every idea you’ll ever need to get away for Spring and Summer this year. Exhilarating watersports and clifftop activities will get your adrenaline pumping – luxury spa resorts and gourmet fine dining will leave you feeling pampered.

For family holiday ideas or inspiration on a romantic getaway, this visitor guide is all you need. Ancient monuments, local heritage and one-of-a-kind landscapes give you the full package.

Sign up to unmissable Visit Kent 2015 events and offers for UK trips you’ll want to take every weekend.

How to enjoy a Caribbean holiday in Poole this summer


Did you know we had our very own personal Caribbean? In Poole…

Britain’s holiday harbour, perfect for summer holidays, breaks on the beach and family adventures – particularly ones where you take out to sea.

Take a ferry and island hop between sunny islands and golden sands, enjoy a secluded country retreat by the coast or frolic with the kids at Poole’s many attractions.

The 2015 Poole visitor guide lists local accommodation and day trip ideas to help get you planning your summer holiday or spring break.

So get ahead of the crowd and visit our answer to the Caribbean in this famous harbour and peninsula. Order the 2015 Poole holiday brochure here.

Nottingham – a UK trip perfect for all the family


Adventures round every corner in beautiful Nottingham

Treat your kids to a fun family holiday or easy weekend away in Nottinghamshire.

The 2015 Nottingham holiday brochure will give you new ideas on how to spend time away with your loved ones. Whether a luxury hotel break, a guided Robin Hood tour or an indulgent country retreat, Nottinghamshire offers unique attractions perfect for quick UK getaways or Easter holiday day trips.

You can make the most of a city centre that is developing every day. Unique events and timeless attractions guarantee to fill your days with extras, indulgences and family fun.

Order the 2015 Experience Nottingham visitor guide for ideas on how to spend your next weekend away.