The Editor's Choice for July

Discover Britain for Groups

  • Providing you with ideas and inspiration on where to go and what to see and do with your group here in the UK.
  • Connecting you with the people and places who want to welcome you for group visits and stays.

For over 20 years, firstly as Freetime, now Discover Britain for Groups has been an essential guide for anyone who is planning days out, short breaks and longer holidays for groups here in the UK.

Published four times a year via direct mail, the full-colour glossy magazine is an informative and easy-to-use resource packed with a wealth of ideas and practical information to help you plan your future group travel requirements.

Quite simply, we make planning your future group trips in the UK easier and simpler.

For group travel organisers, coach companies and tour operators, Discover Britain for Groups is an indispensable resource to destinations, attractions and accommodation in the UK that welcome groups.

Each edition of the magazine has dedicated features with a wide ranging focus on regions, counties, towns and cities located across the UK. Plus there are regular themed features looking at gardens and historic homes, markets and shopping destinations, heritage railways, river cruises, cathedrals and museums to name a few.



Mersey Ferries

The iconic Mersey Ferries

The iconic Mersey Ferries has announced a new cruise product for 2020 following a successful trial in 2019. Due to high demand and excellent customer feedback, Mersey Ferries has scheduled four-teen Liverpool Bay Cruises from June to August. The unique sightseeing cruise into Liverpool Bay offers breath-taking views from the deck of a Mersey Ferry. During the three-hour cruise, groups will enjoy incredible scenery and learn more about the fascinating history and geography of the River Mersey and Liverpool Bay with expert commentary from a Blue Badge Guide. Along the route, cruise goers will experience phenomenal panoramic views of the…

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Auckland Castle

Auckland Castle

Once the private palace of the Prince Bishops of Durham, the 900 year-old Castle uses art, architecture and historic interior design, combined with interactive animation, soundscapes and audio-visual displays, to tell the untold stories of power and faith from some of the most influential men in British history. The Prince Bishops commanded great wealth and exercised political and military power second only to the King for over 750 years. Their influence extended to public affairs, including advising Catherine of Aragon on her divorce from Henry VIII, and the Castle played host to royalty on multiple occasions, including King John, Charles…

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