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National and regional tourist boards

 

National Tourist Boards

Visit Britain; Great Britain's official tourist board website, with comprehensive information for visitors to England, Scotland and Wales http://www.visitbritain.com

Visit England; The official website for visitors to England http://www.visitengland.com

Visit Wales; The official website for visitors to Wales http://www.visitwales.com

Visit Scotland; The official website for visitors to Scotland http://www.visitscotland.com

 
Regional and local Tourist Boards (working from the south to north)

This list if not exhaustive. We have chosen websites for the areas in which we run holidays, plus some iconic destinations which feature high on the 'wish list' of visitors from abroad.

Cornwall; Information for visitors to Cornwall, including the areas covered by our Far West of Cornwall and North Cornwall holidays, and a large part of the South West Way http://www.visitcornwall.com

Devon; Information for visitors to Devon, including the areas covered by our South Devon Coast, East Devon Coast and Dartmoor holidays, , and several sections of the South West Way http://www.visitdevon.co.uk

Dartmoor; Information for visitors to Dartmoor National Park http://www.discoverdartmoor.co.uk

Somerset; Information for visitors to Somerset, including the areas covered by our Exmoor and South Somerset holidays. Glastonbury and the cathedral city of Wells are located in Somerset http://www.visitsomerset.co.uk

Exmoor; Information for visitors to Exmoor National Park http://www.visit-exmoor.co.uk

Dorset and East Devon's Jurassic Coast; Information on the Jurassic Coast , Britain's first natural World Heritage Site. Footpath Holidays run holidays in both Dorset and East Devon, and the whole of the coast is covered by the South West Way http://www.jurassiccoast.com

Wiltshire; Information for visitors to Wiltshire, including the areas covered by our West Wiltshire Downs, Stourhead, Marlborough Downs and Wessex Ridgeway holidays. Stonehenge is also located in Wiltshire http://www.visitwiltshire.co.uk

South East England; The official tourist board for visitors to South East England, covers an extended area which includes the South Downs, the New Forest, Oxford and Windsor. A large section of the Thames Path runs through this region http://www.visitsoutheastengland.com

The River Thames; The official tourist board for visitors to the River Thames and users of the Thames Path http://www.visitthames.co.uk

Oxford; Information for visitors to the world-famous university city of Oxford. Blenheim Palace is located just outside Oxford http://www.visitoxford.org

The Cotswolds; Information for visitors to the Cotswolds, including the areas covered by our Cotswolds holidays, the Cotswold Way and part of the Thames Path http://www.the-cotswolds.org

Bath; The city of Bath is covered by the Cotswolds website, and also has its own dedicated website http://www.visitbath.co.uk

Shakespeare Country; The official website for an area which encroaches into the Cotswolds and, of course, includes Stratford-upon-Avon and the Shakespeare houses http://www.shakespeare-country.co.uk

The Peak District and Derbyshire; Information for visitors to the Peak District National Park, including the areas covered by our Derbyshire Dales holidays and part of the Pennine Way http://www.visitpeakdistrict.com

Yorkshire; The official tourist board for visitors to Yorkshire, a large area which includes two National Parks - the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Footpath Holidays have holidays in the Yorkshire Dales and both Coast to Coast Walk and the Pennine Way cross the area http://www.yorkshire.com

The Lake District, Cumbria; The official tourist board for visitors to Cumbria, and area which includes the Lake District National Park, one of England's best loved landscapes, and the Eden Valley. Footpath Holidays run a number of different guided and self-guided holidays in the Lake District http://www.golakes.co.uk

Northumberland; Information for visitors to Northumberland, a region that incorporates the Northumberland National Park, a stretch of North Sea coast which includes Lindisfarne and Hadrian's Wall Country. All of these areas are covered by Footpath Holidays holidays http://www.visitnorthumberland.com

Hadrian's Wall Country; Information for visitors to Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site and the surrounding countryside. Hadrian's Wall is the focus for both guided and self-guided holidays from Footpath Holidays http://www.hadrians-wall.org

The Scottish Highlands; Information for visitors to the Highlands of Scotland, an area which incorporates the Cairngorms National Park, the Western Highlands, Wester Ross and the Isle of Skye http://www.visithighlands.com

The Wye Valley; Information for visitors to Monmouthshire and the Wye Valley in South Wales. The southern section of Offa's Dyke Path runs through the Wye Valley and the Black Mountains http://www.visitwyevalley.com

Pembrokeshire; Information for visitors to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in south west Wales, Britain's only coastal national Park. Footpath Holidays offer Pembrokeshire Coast holidays based in St David's http://www.visitpembrokeshire.com

Mid-Wales; Information for visitors to the mountains, lakes and valleys of Mid-Wales. The central section of Offa's Dyke Path runs through the Wye Valley and the Black Mountains http://www.visitmidwales.co.uk

North Wales Tourism; The official tourist board for visitors to North Wales and the Borderlands, covers Snowdonia National Park, the Isle of Anglesey, the city of Chester and the medieval castles along the coast of North Wales http://www.nwt.co.uk

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