Millbrook, Crickhowell, Brecon Beacons

Want to snuggle up in style with your beloved? Here is our pick of five of the most romantic retreats you can escape to...
The first umbrella, used by Jonas Hanway of London: wood engraving, 1871. Credit: Granger Historical Picture Archive/Alamy

Umbrella Day may be held on 10 February each year, but as Alice Rush discovers this beloved British icon is still celebrated daily at Europe’s oldest...
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...
Torquay Harbour. Credit: Getty Images

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...

Find out where you can celebrate Burns Night in style up and down the country

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

Distant view St. Cross in Winchester, Hampshire. Credit: travelbild/Alamy

As the world remembers Jane Austen on the 200th anniversary of her death, Jenny Wilkinson explores the county that shaped her – historic Hampshire Entering...

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The formal gardens behind the main Elizabethan house of Longleat in Wiltshire. Credit: T.M.O.Travel/Alamy

In the June/July 2017 issue of Discover Britain we explore the mystery of some of Britain’s iconic areas, from crime-writer Agatha Christie’s South Devon to our guide...
Exmoor hills overlooking Porlock Bay

Somerset, the picturesque southwest English county, has regularly attracted visitors more attuned to all things mythical and mystical. We explore the region and discover...
Greenway House. Credit: Andrew Butler/National Trust

Enter our competition for the chance to enjoy a luxury trip to South Devon If our feature on Agatha Christie’s Devon has tempted you to explore...
Buckingham Palace. Credit: British Tourist Authority/VisitBritain

The deadline is looming, our Great British Holiday Competition is drawing to an end, with entries closing on 12 May 2017. Have you entered...
Gary Waidson – 'Circle of Fire' The Carles, Cumbria, England. Your View 2016. Landscape Photographer of the Year awards

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Landscape Photographer of the Year awards, a new luxury anniversary edition coffee table book featuring the winners...
International Tea Day

And as if we need an excuse to pour ourselves a cuppa, today is International Tea Day which seeks to highlight the global tea market, so we’ve a special reason to celebrate.
Hampton Court Palace

Since the humble cocoa bean arrived on our shores in the 17th century, Britain has been a nation of chocolate lovers. From the bustling...

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