One of the iconic structures of the English Riviera is getting an overhaul. Work is being carried out on the vast aviary net at Living Coasts, Torquay’s coastal zoo.Read More
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden is delighted to host the prestigious International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) exhibition. A collection of winning images from its 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition will be on display in the Autumn Garden.Read More
There are lots of amazing animals at the Tropical Butterfly House, however it’s the free flying birds who have stolen the show of late.Read More
As part of its commitment to sustainability, Blenheim Palace has linked up with RAW Workshop, an Oxford-based social enterprise which trains and supports people from the local community who face prejudice and barriers to work.Read More
Shakespeare’s England, the Destination Management Organisation for Warwickshire, is delighted to announce the launch of its new visitor pass which is a first for the region. The Explorer Pass by Shakespeare’s England enables visitors to purchase a 1, 2, or 3 day pass to visit up to 19 different attractions and offers exceptional value for money. Visitors simply purchase their pass in advance of their trip and then show it at the admission desk or payment point at each attraction to gain free entry.Read More
A Midsummer Night’s Dream-themed ball at Blenheim Palace has raised more than £12,000 for their staff-nominated charity – Maggie’s Oxford Centre.
The ball, which was held in the Palace’s Orangery on September 7th, featured live music and an auction; with lots including a signed Radiohead album, a private tour of Westminster Abbey and tickets for Nocturne Live at Blenheim Palace.
Throughout 2017 staff from the UNESCO World Heritage Site have been taking on challenges and organising events to fundraise for the Maggie’s, which is their official charity of the year.Read More
Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall has received the award for being the Best Visitor Attraction 2017 in the prestigious Coventry & Warwickshire Tourism and Culture Awards held on Thursday 21 September.Read More
Blenheim Palace has been awarded the highly regarded VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction. The accreditation offers prospective visitors from all over the world the reassurance of an official endorsement of high quality and showcases the UNESCO World Heritage Site’s tireless commitment to excellence.
With scores of more than 80% in each category, judges found Blenheim Palace to have a 100% score in its Retail Category and an impressive 93% score in the Attraction Category.Read More