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Tropical air brings rain to the UK

Moist tropical air is brought heavy rain to parts of north Wales, northwest England and southwest Scotland on Saturday and Sunday, before clearing to the southeast today as we head into an unsettled week for many. Met Office National Severe Weather … Continue reading

Fancy nipping off for a pre-festive break?

Then look no further than our round-up of easy-to-reach destinations collated by Jessica Rees Scotland Feel the need to escape the hustle and bustle of city life? Head to Scotland for gorgeous landscapes and plenty of fresh air. Now the … Continue reading

Dry start to September for many

You may think September has been a wet month so far but according to early provisional Met Office statistics, the month has started out drier and sunnier than average for many across the UK. However the picture has been varied, … Continue reading

Scotland in May

From old ruined castles perched high on hilltops to deep lochs and vibrant cities, Scotland really does have a lot to offer. May is one of the region’s (relatively) warmer months and arguably one of its most beautiful with moderate … Continue reading

A change in the weather, with more unsettled conditions this weekend

After a good deal of dry weather and warm sunshine for much of the UK over the last few days, there is a change in the forecast as we head towards the weekend. Raindrop on a leaf © Zoltán Vörös Weekend … Continue reading

First half of April has been dry and warm

Early statistics up to the 15th of April show that month so far has been generally settled and warm, with limited rainfall in most areas. The mean temperature for the UK was 8.2C, which is 0.8C above the long-term (1981-2010) … Continue reading

UK very likely to have its sunniest winter on record

This winter is very likely to be a record breaker. Provisional Met Office statistics show that the UK has had its sunniest winter in records dating back to 1929. While the figures for temperature and rainfall are fairly average, it has been one of, … Continue reading

A very sunny winter

Early figures show that while this winter is on track for fairly average temperatures and rainfall, it could be among the sunniest in our UK record dating back to 1929. If we have average sunshine for the rest of February, … Continue reading

A wet and sunny January, but very average for temperature

January 2015 saw above-average amounts of sunshine and rainfall right across the UK, but with temperatures averaging out to near-normal. The first half of the month was largely unsettled, with mild, wet and windy weather interspersed with colder and drier spells. … Continue reading

VisitEngland teams up with Shaun the Sheep to promote holidays at home this year

VisitEngland, the national tourist board, has recently announced a new £4m campaign starring BAFTA winning Shaun the Sheep, designed to inspire Britons to take a holiday at home this year. Following his movie debut this Spring, the loveable character will … Continue reading