Tag Archives: Attractions

Planning Ahead//2015

Amy Moore details some upcoming events for itinerary planning in 2015 and beyond. BLETCHLEY PARK Bletchley Park boasts the recent film location of The Imitation Game (2014) with a special yearlong exhibition running until November 2015. The Imitation Game: The Exhibition opened on November 10, 2014 and is hosted in the very room where the movie […]

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Days Out With The Kids

Holly Cave suggests some potential daytime activities suitable for a family visit. Planning the perfect family day out can be an exhausting task and an extensive undertaking. Luckily, there are tons of amazing places to visit throughout the UK, and GTW have pulled out some of the best ranked attractions to add to your to-do […]

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Theme Park // Reviews

ALTON TOWERS RESORT BY GEMMA IRELAND I visited Alton Towers Resort on Sunday, August 3. The entrance queue to the park proved fairly long, and we didn’t embark on out first ride until around 1330hrs. This was Hex, the best illusion ride I have experienced. We managed to access the ride in good time, which […]

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Going For A Ride

Theme Parks and Adventure Centres welcome a great day out for groups of just about any size. James Day examines some of the options. PLEASUREWOOD HILLS Set within 50 acres of enclosed coastal parkland near Great Yarmouth is Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park, which has recently been refurbished. Completed as part of a 3.5million investment plan, the […]

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Exploring Industrial Poland

Poland is not generally considered a group holiday destination, despite its antique mining heritage, which is often overlooked by its industrial appearance. Amy Moore visits the central part of the Silesia Region, which seeks to expand its tourist market. DAY ONE 1330HRS: NIKISZOWIEC SETTLEMENT We were greeted by a traditional lunch, laid out in a petit […]

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Group Friendly Attractions And Destinations

James Day reveals some of the best group travel destinations and attractions to visit in the New Year. What follows, in no particular order, are 10 attractions which stand out as providing something special for groups in 2015. MURRAYFIELD STADIUM The rugby fortress of Murrayfield in Edinburgh is one venue which was missing from GTW’s rugby […]

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World’s Best Beaches

James Day examines some of the best beaches and coastline attractions for groups. SANDALS RESORTS – CARIBBEAN For over 20 years, Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean have been welcoming groups of every size. Sandals offers 15 properties on six islands. The resorts are the perfect fit for meetings, incentive programmes, executive retreats and destination weddings, […]

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Festive Fun For All

Amy Moore outlines some group friendly destinations, attractions and tours for celebrating the upcoming season. Christmas Destinations WINCHESTER, HAMPSHIRE For groups looking to travel locally, GTW highly recommends Winchester’s quaint high street and characteristic Cathedral, which is simply stunning when illuminated in a lavish ceremony each year. Such coach operators as National Express operate a […]

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London In A Day

GTW’s Marketing and Advertising Manager, Julie Cousins and her partner Mark Cox, Wednesday Cox and Reed Cox review some of London’s greatest attractions suitable for a group day itinerary. Our Sunday started with a short train ride on a lovely summer morning. We took a First Capital Connect train to London. Those travelling may not be […]

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Greenwich For Groups

From the Royal Observatory to the Cutty Sark, Amy Moore embarks on a Greenwich Royal Tour to see what the destination has to offer for those visiting. I’d rate Greenwich as the more sophisticated side of London, with nearby Canary Wharf channelling as a renowned business location. Greenwich is situated along the River Thames, with boat tours […]

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