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National Trust, Great Orme, Pembrokeshire

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Buckingham Palace. Credit: VisitBritain/Graeme Purdy

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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.
Menuhin

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Accommodation

Ty Donkey

Ty Donkey is a stylish rustic hideaway in the heart of the Black Mountains in Wales. Discover Britain pays a visit... First impressions Although we arrived...

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE: Mollett’s Farm is a family-run haven of peace and tranquillity near Suffolk’s Heritage Coast.

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

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