Every road leads to a film set

A road trip with a difference is offering film and motoring fans the best of both worlds - to get behind the wheel and on to a famous movie set - as they visit locations from some of the most popular blockbusters made across Britain.

The "Brit-flick pilgrimage" will stop off to pay homage at film sets including The Full Monty, The Italian Job, Braveheart and Monty Python And The Holy Grail.

National tourism agency Visit Britain has joined up with well-known car manufacturer Vauxhall, which has several production sites in the UK, to create the trail that stops at 23 sites across Scotland, Wales and England.

The holiday covers more than 1,000 miles across Britain, with accommodation in bed and breakfast establishments included in 10 different regions.

All admission fees to the tourist attractions featured in a staggering 39 films are also included.

Stephanie Lucas, from Vauxhall, said: "It's amazing the amount of UK locations used in international blockbusters, so we thought we'd pay homage to the best of British through devising a road trip with a twist."

Justin Reid, from Visit Britain, added: "Film tourism has become very popular in the last few years, with films such as Harry Potter estimated to have brought in £9 million in tourist revenue to Alnwick Castle with a 120% increase in visitors.

"We are thrilled to have worked with Astra to devise a trip that is on trend for our audience."

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