VisitEngland reveals 2013 holiday trends


Visit England reveals 2013 holiday trendsPeak District. PA

If you're already thinking about where to take your holiday in 2013, VisitEngland is giving you a helping hand and has revealed the top holiday spots for next year.

The official travel promotion agency for England has reported that literary tours, science adventures, historical trips and visits to movie sets will be favoured by holidaymakers in England.

With 2012 being the bicentenary of Charles Dickens, literary breaks have already been popular this year and 2013 sees the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, which was set in the Peak District.

Horrible histories will also interest Brits as 2013 is the 125th anniversary of Jack the Ripper's murders in East London.

Doctor Who will celebrate its 50th birthday giving a boost to sci-fi tourism and the Warner Bros Studio Tour featuring The Making of Harry Potter will continue to be a hit, as well as Pinewood Studios, where most of the James Bond films were shot and where expansion plans are underway.

Other travel trends for tourists in England next year include royal breaks inspired by Kate Middleton with top spots, like The Westleton Crown in Suffolk where Kate and Will's celebrated their first wedding anniversary. Walking in the Peak District, camping in the New Forest and visits to England's gardens are also set to be more popular.

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