Christ Church

All in the golden afternoon Full leisurely we glide; For both our oars, with little skill, By little arms are plied, While little hands make vain pretence Our wanderings...
Minack Theatre, Cornwall

Nestled in a remote rock cluster in the caverns of Porthcurno, the Minack proves a theatrical experience akin to no other: a horizon-bending view...
Vindolanda Roman Fort. Credit: Creative Commons

The ongoing excavations at Vindolanda have revealed further evidence that the Roman Army had established a major metal working factory at the site The ongoing...
Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England. Credit: Copyright: Julian Elliott Photography

A coronation church since 1066, Westminster Abbey encapsulates the best of our nation’s history yet remains a vibrant hub and ‘Royal Peculiar’ If Westminster Abbey...
On Chesil Beach Competition

Enter our competition for the chance to head to the Jurassic Coast and celebrate the new On Chesil Beach film The film adaptation of Ian...

To celebrate Titan’s 40th anniversary and the launch of their Early Booking Bonanza brochure, with lowest guaranteed prices for 2019 departures, we’ve teamed up...
Roger Federer (SUI) playing against Marin Cilic (CRO) in the final of the Gentlemen’s Singles on Centre Court. The Championships 2017 at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon. Day 7 Monday 10/07/2017. Credit: AELTC/Thomas Lovelockvideo

The internationally celebrated tennis tournament, Wimbledon, attracts the full attention of Britons for two weeks every July. Emily Pringle looks into the history of...
A sailing ship moored in Plymouth harbour, the starting point for The Mayflower's famous voyage. Credit: Visit Britainvideo

2020 marks the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower from Plymouth UK to Plymouth Massachusetts A sailing ship moored in Plymouth harbour,...

Accommodation

Ellenborough Park exterior

Kate Harvey takes a weekend break in Ellenborough Park, an opulent Jacobean country estate bordering on the Cotswolds First impressions Although this country house hotel is...
Scottish Highlands

The main draw of Inverness is the beauty of the surrounding Scottish Highlands, but join us first for a whistle-stop tour of the historic...

Great British Buildings

In stark contrast to the humble cottages in Cornwall’s villages, the county’s grand stately houses stand as reminders of the power and wealth of its most influential families

Cities & Towns

Stonehenge is one of the wonders of the South West. Credit: English Heritage Photo Library

For many people in Britain, the West Country has been a favourite holiday destination since childhood. But in this land of sunny beaches and...

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Viaduct Tavern in Holborn, London. Credit: Alamy

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Royal Ascot Race Meeting at the prestigious Ascot racecourse in Berkshire. Royal Procession. Arrival of members of the Royal Family. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip sitting in a horse-drawn carriage with two men. Accompanied by men wearing military uniform walking and on horse-back. Credit: Visit Britain

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Throughout her 60-year reign, Queen Elizabeth II has witnessed monumental change, leading post-war Britain into a new era and serving her people with unwavering...

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Houses of Parliament, London. Credit: Philip Hall / Alamy

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Buckingham Palace. Credit: iStock

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