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Burghley House has wrapped up an Olympic year of celebration with a unique gift from Sebastian Coe, the man who spearheaded the London Olympic and Paralympic 2012 Games.
Almost 5 billion people around the world witnessed the amazing events in Britain this summer. But as the sun finally sets over the London 2012 Games, there’s no need to be sad – there’s plenty more great British moments still to enjoy.
9 September marks the end of an extraordinary summer of sport and culture for Britain, as the London 2012 Paralympic Games draw to a close.
The Paralympic Opening Ceremony was an ambitious and inspiring show which saw disabled and non-disabled performers scaling dizzying heights in an amazing display of circus skills. Britain offers great accessible attractions and activities for visitors with disabilities.VisitBritain picks some of the most adventurous.
The Olympics were enjoyed in Britain as much for the hundreds of artistic and cultural events the Games inspired across the nation, as the thrilling sport. The Paralympic Games are no different, as the London 2012 Festival continues with its Unlimited Festival, and other unique events take place in the capital.
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New tourism figures issued this morning confirm that Britain is well placed to build on encouraging inbound Olympic numbers.
You’ve seen us on TV, now ‘come and make your own memories’. That’s the message VisitBritain will take overseas today, as it uses the end of London 2012 Games to launch the next stage of the multi-million pound GREAT campaign and sets its sights on Britain breaking visitor records.
As London becomes Europe’s largest free Wi-Fi hub in time for the London 2012 Games, VisitBritain has launched the latest edition of its Mx Great Britain app, a mobile guide to the UK which allows visitors to research and book their holidays.
Positive figures prove that GREAT campaign is succeeding but now the work really begins.
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