Oh, we do love to be beside the seaside. As the sun comes out, we round up the best hotels in Britain which enjoy lovely locations by the sea.

Head for the trees and bring out your inner child with a stay in one of these amazing treehouses retreats.

Tate Modern is set to become 60 per cent bigger when it unveils its new extension on Friday 17 June, which is likely to be the most important cultural building opened in Britain for almost 20 years.
Weston Park

This year marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot "Capability" Brown, Britain's most famous landscape gardener who changed the face of 18th-century...
Buckingham Palace. Credit: VisitBritain/Graeme Purdy

To celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday, allow Discover Britain to treat you like royalty. We have a pair of tickets for our winning reader...

This competition is now closed. Answer the question for a chance to win these contemporary yet timelessly stylish Tateossian cufflinks.
Royal Ascot, the Season

The Season has been the social heartbeat of upper-class British society and today a looser series of high-profile events can lay claim to being an essential part of the social life of the elite over the summer. And the good news is they’re not all exclusive affairs.

A highlight of the summer is the opening of over 200 hidden and little known gardens to the public during Open Garden Squares Weekend...


Batty Langley Suite

Batty Langley's is a new boutique hotel in the heart of buzzing Spitalfields, east London. Discover Britain pays a visit... First impressions The Parlour at...

An elegant boutique hotel in the beautiful Shropshire countryside with a reputation for fine dining, Discover Britain pays a visit to Fishmore Hall…

Great British Buildings

National Trust, Cliveden, chamber

A historic chamber below Cliveden, in Berkshire, is opening for the first time in 30 years, and the National Trust is inviting visitors to help solve the mystery of its past, which continues to baffle experts.

Cities & Towns

Iron Bridge, Shropshire, English Heritage

English Heritage is to undertake its single largest conservation project with a major repair of the Iron Bridge in Shropshire

More from Discover Britain

The UK’s tallest folly, the 53m, Grade I listed Hadlow Tower near Tonbridge in Kent, is up for sale along with some other amazing historic properties.

We mark the 250th anniversary of Britain’s oldest working theatre, Bristol Old Vic, with a look at its long and eventful history.

Now, one of the earliest books intended for amateur colouring-in Albion’s Glorious Ile – first published in the 17th century – to accompany a magical poem celebrating ‘the pleasures infinite’ of England and Wales, is to be republished.
Chelsea Flower Show 2016

This week the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea are the setting for the world’s greatest flower show. Discover Britain photographer Arnhel de Serra was...

With vibrant displays of flowers and long, warm days to look forward to, it’s time to make the most of nature and visit these beautiful National Trust gardens.
National Trust, Great Orme, Pembrokeshire

Looking to live the rural dream? The perfect property may have just come on the market for £1 as National Trust seeks a 'farming hero' for £1m Welsh farm.
Great Fire of London, Museum of London

Discover the 5 treasures of London featured in our current issue, from the delights of al fresco theatre to those brilliant blue plaque
London, Fine Art Society

London’s oldest art dealership, the Fine Art Society is celebrating its 140th anniversary with a major exhibition The Fine Art Society: A Celebration.