December 22 2014 Latest news:
Plans for a 6000sq m pedestrian footbridge in London featuring a new public garden free and open to all, has today (19 December 2014) won the backing of the Mayor of London’s office.
Specialists from England, Wales and Scotland have spent months scientifically analysing a Bronze Age skeleton found with one of the earliest bronze weapons discovered in the UK.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will see HMS M.33 join its ranks in August 2015 as the only First World War ship to open to the public in time for her centenary.
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The Bedale Hoard reveals intricate Viking metalwork after months of conservation work sheds new light on Yorkshire’s Viking history.
The Merseyside Maritime Museum will be opening a new gallery on 27 March 2015 to tell the story of the sinking of Lusitania during the First World War.
Skomer Island off the Pembrokeshire coast has been designated as a Marine Conservation Zone, making it the first such zone in Wales.
Designs for a new bridge across the River Thames in London are expected to come flooding in as a competition has been launched internationally today (8 December 2014).
A bed, believed to be the oldest in Britain, dating to the 1570s, and lost for centuries, recently turned up at auction by Bonhams of London following a mysterious journey over 400 years.
The latest figures released show a decline in the numbers of Scotland’s terrestrial breeding birds found in recent years.
Discover Britain has been awarded silver in the Best Consumer Holiday Magazine category at this year’s British Travel Awards.
The story of Bristol’s aerospace industry will be the focus of a brand new centre at Filton airfield, one of the birthplaces of British aviation industry.
Bronze Age sword blade fragments, a scabbard fitting and a multi-edged knife are among the artefacts that have been declared treasure by H.M. Coroner for Pembrokeshire.
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.