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These coastal counties boast some 500 miles of beautiful coast winding their way through Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.
The region is pure Constable Country, there’s nowhere quite like it, probably why The Queen celebrates Christmas in her Norfolk residence, and it’s become the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s family home. More comically – it’s where the legendary Alan Partridge had his radio show! It’s dotted with fabulously atmospheric towns and villages as well as the flats of the Norfolk Broads (as referenced by David Bowie’s Life on Mars!), Thetford Forest and over 17 spectacular castles.
A wonderful tourist destination, drawing over 3 million visitors a year, as well as being home to Cambridge University, one of the world’s top centres of learning. Famed for its abundance of local produce from crabs, to fish, cheese and more, it’s one of the UK’s hottest culinary destinations with pubs, restaurants and hotels offering fantastic food and drink options as well as private rooms for all manner of events from weddings to parties and celebrations.
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With its own airport and direct trainlines to London, this well-connected region covers the counties of Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Cleveland.
Many tourist attractions draw visitors including Richard III’s visitor centre in Leicester, the impressive Lincoln Cathedral, appealing country towns like Oakham and Fotheringhay, as well as Alton Towers – which alone gets around 2 million visitors a year. It’s rich with natural beauty too, from the stunning Stanwick Lakes in Northampton and Monsal Trail in Bakewell, to the beautiful scenery around Rutland and the striking flatlands of The Fens.
It’s also the beating heart of middle England’s business hub, with the many cities of Nottingham, Leicester, Northampton, Derby and Loughborough all contributing to the region, as well as accommodating several of the country’s well-respected universities. There are also a plethora of spectacular country estates, many of which host private events and the most famous of which is Princess Diana’s family home of Althorp, where she is buried.
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Often described as a hidden gem, this region boasts South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and comprises the beautifully undulating Yorkshire Dales and North Moors National Park as well as bustling cities such as Leeds, York, Scarborough and the counties of Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear.
With nearly half a million international visitors a year coming to the area, highlights include the many pretty villages of the Pennines, The Angel of The North, York’s famous Roman cathedral and city walls, Durham’s Norman cathedral – a world heritage site. There’s also Leeds’ stunning Victorian architecture and vibrant city regeneration, Newcastle upon Tyne’s fabulous tourist activities and visitor attractions such as the Millennium Bridge as well as a plentiful restaurant scene and nightlife in which to host private events, while towns like Whitby showcase the region’s bountiful fishing heritage.
There’s even surfing along many of the coastal areas and the much-loved Magpies football team aka Newcastle United F.C. and Sunderland A.F.C.
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The north west is rich in culture, nature and fabulous cities as well as being the home to the bright lights of Blackpool! Taking in the counties of Cumbria with the delights of England’s only mountain range in the Lake District’s as well as the stunning lakes of Windermere and towns like Keswick.
It also offers Cheshire’s beautiful stately homes, castles and countryside, the historic city of Chester with its Roman heritage as well as the stunning rugged landscape of Lancashire’s Trough of Bowland, perfect for cycling and hiking.
Culturally rich cities like Liverpool and Manchester also draw in crowds for business meetings and conferences as much as leisure crowds for parties and celebrations. Not to forget the world famous footie clubs of Liverpool, Everton, Manchester United and Manchester City and the many Michelin starred dining options in the area making the most of the region’s abundant natural resources and even the iconic distillery of Jennings Ales.
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A fabulously rich region with beautiful waterfalls, landscape and unique features like the Giant’s Causeway in Co Antrim are all easily accessible from the capital Belfast – itself an intriguing city with a fascinating history that has enjoyed a renaissance of late. The recent regeneration has turned it into a leading tourist destination with its unique political murals of the Irish conflict and the Titanic Quarter – stunning redeveloped dockyards where the iconic ship was built.
Other top activities in the country include a traditional Irish pub crawl, a walk around the city walls of Derry and a look at the parliament building of Stormont. There are also beautiful beaches of Ballycastle and Castlerock and stunning country mansions-turned-hotels that are ideal for exploring the surrounding countryside.
Known for its soda bread and other traditional Irish dishes like colcannon, it’s best known for whiskey and distillery tours are a big draw, especially the original iconic Bushmills site, while restaurants throughout the country have now evolved to showcase the region’s rich and diverse food landscape and offer a wealthy of private dining options.
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One of the world’s most loved tourist destinations, with over 3 million visitors a year, Scotland’s rich cultural heritage is mixed with stunningly beautiful landscapes like the Cairngorms National Park, remote islands such as Skye, Mull and Arran, internationally renowned golf courses, castles and iconic cities including Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen and Glasgow – not to forget good ol’ Nessie!
There’s also a regular schedule of fabulous events drawing in crowds, from the Edinburgh Summer festivals to the Highland Games and peculiarly Scottish celebrations such as Hogmanay and Burns Night. Whisky, neeps and haggis are some of the nation’s foodie highlights, but this trio doesn’t do justice to the culinary renaissance that’s occurred in recent years.
Provenance and local sourcing have been adopted by the Scottish chefs, turning the region into a culinary mecca, filled with many fabulous private dining options in the Michelin starred restaurants, castles and country houses of the area.
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In addition to the global destination of London, the region also comprises some of the richest, most glorious counties in the UK – from Dorset, Hampshire, Sussex and Kent to Surrey and Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire to the north and even the Isle of Wight.
The capital offers an internationally renowned mix of tourist attractions, from Buckingham Palace to shopping in Oxford Street, museums, The London Eye, Madam Tussauds, The Shard and much more.
The wider counties are just as packed with tourist attractions and fabulous towns which boast an incredible range of restaurants and dining options from Michelin starred destinations such as Bray, to gastro pubs by the River Thames in Henley. There are also the stunning woodland options in The New Forest, the beachy-delights of the south coast from Brighton and Bournemouth to Poole and Lymington as well as the lower Cotswolds, with its picturesque chocolate box villages and the iconic university town of Oxford – all of which offer a wide variety of destination eateries, many of which have private rooms.
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Enviable beaches dating back to the Jurassic era, idyllic surfing, secret coves and, of course, Land’s End are all part of the coastal draw of this area.
Taking in the picturesque counties of Dorset, Devon, Cornwall, Wiltshire and Somerset, the quaint seaside towns of The English Riviera as well as Penzance, St Ives are top tourist draws as visitors flock to enjoy their unique charms. Inland, the rolling hills and plains of Exmoor and Dartmoor showcase nature at its most beautiful, while the city of Exeter bats above its weight with reams of interesting cultural activities as well as being a regional hub for retail therapy!
Let’s not forget the stunning City of Bristol with its newly regenerated harbourside, home to SS Great Britain as well as Kingdom Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge and nearby Bath with its unparalleled Roman baths and beautiful architecture, while Wiltshire proudly displays Stonehenge. Exploiting its rich pickings from sea and land, it’s no surprise that this region boasts so much fabulous food, drawing on its local influence and the wealth of extraordinary dining options is undeniable.
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This beautiful country is as famous for its succulent lamb and rugby, as its stunning mountains in Snowdonia National Park and Pembrokeshire valleys showcased by The Wales Way, unique coastal towns and internationally renowned city of Cardiff.
Boasting over 600 castles, the Great Orme tramway and Conway suspension bridge as well as the world’s only continuous coastal path, running for a staggering 870 miles and Europe’s longest zip line, it’s a destination filled with adventure and exploration. North Wales also offers the superb sandy beaches of Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Rhyl and Prestatyn, so there’s something for everyone.
In recent years, craft breweries and even wineries have sprung up, adding even more culinary interest to an already diverse and rich offer. The country boasts so many castles, it’s not surprising that many of these now offer wedding packages, receptions and party accommodation – it’s a great place to plan any kind of celebration.
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Known to many as The Black Country, and home to England’s second city, Birmingham and the surrounding region has so much to offer. It would be fair to say it has been one of the UK’s hidden gems until recently, when, after a push to raise its profile, the city drew in an estimated 2.3 million visitors in 2018. The regenerated Canalside area now boasts a host of fabulous restaurants as well as other key attractions such as the Sea Life Centre and Symphony Hall.
In addition to the amenities of this vibrant and bustling city, there are also two botanical gardens, nature reserves and country parks as well as the glorious Malvern Hills and Wye Valley River – a designated area of outstanding natural beauty – to be explored. And of course, there’s also a plethora of wonderful restaurants with event and private dining options to be enjoyed throughout this bountiful region.
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One of the most fabulously rich and diverse regions in the UK, it comprises a mix of bustling cities such as York, Leeds and Sheffield as well as the rolling countryside of the stunning Yorkshire Dales pulling in around 250,000 visitors a year to the stunning Three Peaks area. The home of the Bronte sisters, there’s also the ability to go back in time with the heritage railway and a plethora of artisan arts and crafts nestled in the pretty villages scattered around the region.
More recently, the area has finally been recognised for its wealth of fabulous local produce and the ensuing mushrooming of incredible food and drink in restaurants, hotels and venues as well as farm shops and country markets showcasing the area’s fantastic provenance has been widely recognised.
With high speed trains from London and Edinburgh taking only two hours, it’s more easily accessible than some would imagine and well worth the trip, whether for a corporate trip away, wedding or celebration.