7 Great British TV and Movie Tours In & Around the Cotswolds

Given that most people won’t get to go to England all that many times in their lives, we here at IHeartBritain.com are strong advocates of planning your own trip rather than buying an all-inclusive package tour. Package tours are generally pretty broad, and unless it’s a specialty tour that caters to your interests, you’re likely …

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13 Weird & Unusual Things to Do in The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds may seem like a quaint and idyllic vacation destination, but we know better. We’ve seen the murder mysteries. It’s not just a haven for fictional murderers, either. The Cotswolds are chock full of offbeat, strange, and downright sinister activities to help you indulge your inner weirdo. ┬áTo help you get started, we’ve gathered …

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Southampton Residents Create a Human Chain to Help Move a Local Bookshop

One of the loveliest things about British culture is that for all the friendly arguments and name-calling, most people are happy to pitch in when someone needs a little help – and that’s exactly what was needed at one Southampton bookshop this week. After a rent increase left them unable to afford their old digs, …

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How to Be a Good Tourist in the Age of Overtourism

Overtourism in the UK Lately, it seems like there’s been an increase in articles about the impact of tourism in the UK, and spoiler alert – most of it’s not good news. Inconsiderate tourists are flooding popular destinations, trashing the countryside, and generally making life harder for both residents and responsible visitors. Tourism in the …

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How to Use Your Christmas Shopping to Help You Save for Your Dream UK Vacation

As a non-gazillionaire who loves to travel to the UK (and elsewhere) as often as possible, I’ve learned quite a few tricks to help fund the habit. One of my more recent favorites – and one that’s very relevant this time of year – is to use cashback sites for any online shopping I do. …

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