November 26 2014 Latest news:
Witness over 42 million years of Scottish history as Stirling Castle plays host to the Great Tapestry of Scotland in its entirety.
The National Media Museum has formed a cultural collection charting the history of videogames that will be opening to the public in spring 2015.
Harvard House, a Grade I-listed Elizabethan town house in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon has been opened as a new visitor attraction this month (November 2014).
Recently opened to the public, Walpole Park in Ealing is part of the major restoration of Sir John Soane’s Grade I listed historic country home Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery, on the northeast side of the park.
Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle and Urquhart Castle on the banks of Loch Ness are among 35 of Historic Scotland’s winter ticketed attractions participating in a free ticket giveaway.
The addition of new glass floor panels in the high level walkways of Tower Bridge will allow visitors to get a unique view of bridge lifts and the world below.
This year’s Landscape Photographer of the Year winners have been announced, with images showcasing Britain’s beautiful and varied landscapes, from London’s towering skyline to Scotland’s snow-capped mountains and everywhere in between!
Awards for the best new and restored church architecture have been announced on 6 November at a ceremony held at Westminster Cathedral Hall, London.
English Heritage has invested a further £1 million to continue the conservation work being carried out at Audley End.
Working machinery, live demonstrations and guided tours are now all part of the newly opened Newman Brothers experience at the Coffin Works in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.
Today (29 October), Cadw, the Welsh Government’s historic environment service, marks 30 years since its creation, so to celebrate, here’re 30 fascinating facts you might not know about the organisation and its iconic monuments...
Six new Magna Carta trails have been created to mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of the charter.
One of Britain’s best Art Deco Buildings to survive to this day, Eltham Palace will be opening five new rooms to the public in April 2015 following restoration work.
Eastbourne Pier, a Cornish tin mine and the shipwreck Hazardous are among the sites to be added to the English Heritage at Risk Register this year.
The National Army Museum will be closed to the public until 2016 while a complete renovation is carried out.
The archaeology collections of national and local museums across Wales are to benefit from a new scheme that will see them working with members of the public who have stumbled upon archaeological finds.
The National Museum of Scotland has received funding towards opening 10 new galleries showcasing important collections of decorative art, design, fashion and technology
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University of Leicester archaeologists have made an exciting discovery of the decorated bronze remains of an Iron Age chariot.
Historic Pembroke Castle, the great Welsh fortress where Henry VII was born, is now the site of one of the country’s most innovative visitor experiences. A suite of exciting digital and graphic enhancements is crowned by ‘The Great Map of Wales’, a large-scale representation of the country’s medieval heritage. At over 1100 sq m, larger than two tennis courts, Pembroke Castle’s Great Map is thought to be the largest painting in Britain.
Fourteen British restaurants have gained their first coveted Michelin star for 2015 providing plenty of ideas for eating out.
IWM Duxford has launched a new crowd-sourcing website for the American Air Museum, offering a digital record of the memories and stories of the men and women of the US Army Air Forces (USAAF) who found themselves serving their country from somewhere in England, during the Second World War. It also records the memories of the British people who met and befriended them.
Elizabeth Gaskell’s House in Manchester has reopened to the public following a £2.5 million renovation of the building that will allow it to become a centre for the understanding of the cultural and literary heritage of the Victorian novelist and her family.
Plans for The Sill, an £11.2 million visitor centre that will replace the existing 1960s centre at Hadrian’s Wall has been given the go-ahead.
Tickets now on sale for London’s internationally acclaimed New Year’s Eve fireworks celebrations
Stockport’s Bramall Hall, a Tudor manor house set in acres of parkland, will now be closed to the public until spring 2016 as restoration and refurbishment work is carried out at the property.
Some of the UK’s most moving and beautiful war graves and memorials, from the impressive memorial in Tower Hill to the remote St Finnan’s Isle Burial Ground in Loch Sheil, are included in For the Fallen (1st Oct, AA Publishing, £25), a collection of stunning photographs by the highly acclaimed military photo journalist Michael St Maur Sheil.