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New Nessie attraction to open on 90th anniversary of famous sighting

Nessie story resurfaces after 90 years

  • £1.5 million investment reimagines the Loch Ness story with brand new immersive experience for new generation

The wait is finally over for global tourists to the Highlands and Monster spotters, as the newly imagined Loch Ness Centre in Drumnadrochit near Inverness will officially open its doors on Saturday 10th June.

The Loch Ness Centre, located at one of Scotland’s most famous tourist destinations, is nearing completion following a major refurbishment by Continuum Attractions, following its take over earlier this year. £1.5m has been invested in a full upgrade to enhance the visitor experience, allowing people to explore the legend and myths of Loch Ness through immersive tours and also via trips aboard the attraction’s famous research vessel, Deepscan.

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Visit County Durham – Helping businesses to stand out in the group travel market

Tourism and hospitality businesses have been taking advantage of specialist training to help them to succeed in the group travel market.

This month, Visit County Durham delivered an interactive group travel course, providing businesses with top tips and inspiration on how to stand out in this highly competitive market.

Durham is a popular destination for group travel, with a great selection of group-friendly attractions and accommodation, along with a dramatic coastline, historic city and stunning countryside.

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New coach drop-off provision enhances Durham City’s group travel experience

Durham City’s group travel offer is now even better thanks to the introduction of a new coach drop-off and pick-up point.

From this month, coach parties visiting the historic city will alight on the other side of the River Wear on Framwelgate Waterside instead of the former drop off point at Freeman’s Place.

Durham County Council has carried out the work and its tourism service, Visit County Durham, is now promoting the new location to coach operators, highlighting the vastly improved arrival experience it affords both visitors and drivers.

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Theatre Tip: AIN’T TOO PROUD: The Life and Times of The Temptations by Carlie Newman

Great for a group outing…

AIN’T TOO PROUD: The Life and Times of The Temptations at the Prince Edward Theatre (booking until 7 January 2024. Group sales: 0344 482 5100)

AIN’T TOO PROUD is a perfect show for groups. Always fascinating, it tells the story of The Temptations, and tells how the musical group became such a worldwide success.

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Discover the story of the Underground at London Transport Museum’s Depot 

Tickets now on sale for ‘The Big Build’ Depot Open Days event 

16-18 June, Acton Town, west London 

  • Visit London Transport Museum’s Depot in Acton – a working museum store full of amazing objects from London’s transport history  
  • Enjoy a rare opportunity to explore the Depot at ‘The Big Build’ Depot Open Days event this June, with talks, tours, vehicle displays, and family activities  
  • Peruse a vast collection of historic Tube trains, buses, maps, and signs
  • Adult tickets costs £17.50 and £8.50 for children. Children aged 3 and under go free!
  • Concessions available for local residents in Ealing, Hounslow and Hillingdon   
  • Book in advance online at
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Christmas at Blenheim Palace

The Perfect Christmas

Book directly with Blenheim Palace.

This Christmas at Blenheim Palace we are excited to announce we will be taking group bookings directly through our Groups booking team. To book your date and time for the Palace, Trail and Afternoon Tea, contact Bmlenheim Palace.

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London Transport Museum launches Special Afternoon Tea and Evening Tour and Cocktail packages for two Hidden London tours this summer

  • London Transport Museum will be offering ‘Special Afternoon Tea’ and ‘Evening Tour and Cocktail’ tours for two of its award-winning exclusive Hidden London tours this summer: Down Street and Charing Cross
  • Tickets will combine historical tours of disused parts of the Underground network with experiences at luxury London hotels in the same day
  • On Friday and Saturday evenings, Down Street visitors will enjoy a specially designed, Winston Churchill-inspired cocktail and nibbles at the Flemings Mayfair
  • On Friday and Sunday afternoons, Charing Cross guests will enjoy a classic, quintessentially British afternoon tea at The Clermont
  • Hidden London tours are exclusive guided tours of London’s Underground network that take guests to disused stations, ‘ghost’ platforms and other areas closed to the public to explore the city’s history
  • The packaged tours of Down Street and Charing Cross will run all summer at the weekends from 7 July to 24 September
  • Tickets available from Wednesday 10 May
  • To book and register to the free e-newsletter, visit
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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines helps guests to ‘make it a year to remember’ with savings of up to £500 per person unveiled

Launched today (Wednesday, 3rd May), and running to 14th June inclusive, cruises included in the savings offer chances to seek out Lapland’s summertime wildlife, venture into the Arctic to witness the Midnight Sun, and to sail many size-restricted waterways including along Norway’s narrow Trollfjord and the Hudson River and Cape Cod Canal in America.

More than 50 cruises are included from May to December 2023, with departures available from Liverpool, Newcastle, Rosyth, Southampton and Dover, and ranging from two to 93-nights. Sailings start from £599 per person.

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