Britain… Ready to welcome you back soon

i By July 8, 2020 No Comments

Home to 3,000 museums and galleries, 28 UNESCO World Heritage sites and 15 beautiful national parks, the UK delivers a range of memorable, one-of-a-kind experiences to motivate and reward teams. Here VisitBritain shares five inspiring incentive experiences, ready to welcome you back soon.

Highland Games, Scotland

Image of man wearing kilt throwing a weight at Inverary Highland Games, Inverary Castle, Scotland. Photo by Andrew Pickett/VisitBritain.
(Top of post) Tower Bridge, London, England. Photo © extravagantni | Canva. (above) Weight thrower, Inverary Argyll Highland Games, Inverary Castle, Scotland. Photo © Andrew Pickett/VisitBritain.

Be immersed in Scottish culture that has been celebrated for hundreds of years. From shot put and Haggis hurling to caber toss and hammer throw, the Highland Games is known for its unique throwing and lifting sports in awe-inspiring settings. Experience this traditional sporting spectacle between May and September or work alongside Scottish Highland Games Athletes to host your own tournament for groups with a desire to try something different.  Take a sneak peek at what is in store here:

Game of Thrones, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Image of group enjoying medieval banquet, one of Winterfell Tours' Game of Thrones incentive experiences at Castle Ward. Photo courtesy of Northern Ireland Tourist Board.
Group enjoying a medieval banquet, one of Winterfell Tours’ Game of Thrones incentive experiences at Castle Ward. Photo courtesy of Northern Ireland Tourist Board.

Just 40 minutes from the vibrant city of Belfast, groups can explore over 20 key Game of Thrones filming locations at the famous Old Castle Ward, aka Winterfell Castle. Take a guided tour of this iconic landmark and explore the popular television show’s famous filming locations. Dress up in character costume and step into the movie set, practice archery and meet the Direwolves who starred in the show. Can’t wait to experience the real deal? Take these virtual tours of Game of Thrones hotspots:

Westminster Abbey, London

Westminster Abbey, London England. Photo © Julian Elliott/VisitBritain.

Groups of up to 30 can immerse themselves in British history and take a guided tour of one of the UK’s most renowned landmarks. A place of worship, celebration and ceremony, many of Britain’s most significant historic moments have happened at Westminster Abbey. Since 1066, the Abbey has hosted every royal coronation, 16 royal weddings and is the final resting place for 30 kings and queens, plus poets, musicians, scientists and politicians including Queen Elizabeth I, Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin. Enjoy this breath-taking venue from the comfort of your own home:

Zip World, North Wales

Image of Zip World, North Wales. Photo Crown copyright (2015) Visit Wales. All rights reserved.
Zip World, North Wales. Photo Crown © (2015) Visit Wales. All rights reserved.

Treat your team to an incredible, adrenaline-fuelled experience in the beautiful and serene North Wales. Penrhyn Slate Quarry, located near Bethesda in North Wales, is home to Zip World Velocity 2—the fastest zip line in the world and the longest in Europe. Reward your team with this unforgettable experience and travel at speeds of over 100mph whilst taking in breath-taking views of the surrounding countryside. See this incredible experience for yourself here:

Knowsley Hall, Liverpool – North of England

Room set for dinner at Knowsley Hall. Photo © James Tracey Photography.

The ancestral Home of the Earl and Countess of Derby, Knowsley Hall welcomes small incentives groups for exclusive luxury experiences. With 2,500 acres of private walled estate for guests to enjoy, the estate offers an award-winning spa, archery, clay shooting and safari tours. Recently restored, the stunning hotel bedrooms display many of the private art and historical collections from the estate’s impressive 1,000-year-old history.

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