Earlier in the year Visit Britain launched the 'Britain You're Invited' campaign. The campaign will be a huge benefit to small businesses around the country and will encourage people from around the globe to explore the countryside and mountains of the UK.

To celebrate the Queen's jubilee around 3000 beacons (and counting) are to be lit across Britain and parts of the Commonwealth on the 4th of June at around 10:30pm. These places include towns and cities plus 60 beacons along Hadrian's Wall.