The Cumberland hotel, Bournemouth. Credit: Andrew Potter

For luxury, nostalgia and unrivalled style, you can’t beat Art Deco. Here are five of the best hotels from around Britain 1. Burgh Island Hotel, Devon One of the...
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Be inspired by this special aerial video of Britain’s historic stately homes, castles and gardens from Historic Houses Association. The Historic Houses Association was established in...
Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh. Credit: Shabaz Majeed, Scotland in Photographs

Scotland is a beautiful country of wild landscapes, mist shrouded mountains and dramatic green hills that go for miles. Here we share a taster of...
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Agatha Christie, the best-selling crime novelist, based many of her stories around her home on the English Riviera (South Devon), we look at some...

Titan has been taking UK travellers around the world for almost four decades, and now also offer an impressive and growing range of superb...
Lavenham Priory

WIN a two-night luxury stay in Lavenham, Suffolk, and enjoy boutique style with medieval surroundings in historic Lavenham
St Davids, Wales

This St David’s Day we follow in the footsteps of the 6th century bishop who became Wales’s patron saint and visit the beautiful and historic sites connected to his story...

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Accommodation

Chinese Dressing Room, Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire. Credit: Neil Hoyle Photography

Want to live like a lord or lady? Here is our pick of five of the best stately homes you can stay in 1. Ickworth, Suffolk In the...
Fowey Hall, Cornwall

Escape to the British coast as Steve Pill selects five of the best sea view stays, from a lighthouse overlooking the Irish Sea to...

Great British Buildings

Blenheim Palace

April 18 marks World Heritage Day, a time to reflect on the cultural significance of international monuments and sites. To celebrate, here is a gallery of our favourite British UNESCO...

Cities & Towns

With miles of unspoilt sandy beaches and a culture all of its own, there is more than one reason why Blackpool remains a firm...

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