September 21 2014 Latest news:
Plans for England Coast Path National Trail will see almost 3,000 miles of coastline accessible to the public by 2020.
The best pubs in Britain as judged by CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, have been released to mark the launch of the Good Beer Guide 2015, which publishes today.
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art will be opening a brand new Jewellery Gallery on 4 October.
Visitors will be able to compare London today with how it might look in the future via The View from The Shard’s state of the art interactive ‘Tell:scopes’.
Seventeen previously unknown ritual monuments dating to the period when Stonehenge achieved its iconic shape, as well as Dozens of burial mounds, have been mapped in minute detail around the ancient Stonehenge site.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s much-loved characters, Sherlock Holmes and his trusty sidekick Dr John H Watson, are bought to life in a book measuring just 38.5 x 30 mm, an exact replica of the hand-written story created by Conan Doyle exclusively for Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House in 1922.
Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their second child.
Winning photograph revealed in Shipwrecked Mariners’ competition to find the best image of UK’s coast and connection with the sea.
Fans of the television soap Coronation Street are now able to take a tour of the famous cobbles in central Manchester ahead of plans to demolish the site to make way for a new housing development.
A long-term archaeological project is now under way in the Cross Street area of Manchester city centre as part of Metrolink’s transformational Second City Crossing.
A stunning collection of Egyptian artefacts dating back 5,000 years is about to be revealed to the public after being hidden away in storage for 40 years.
The Vulcan, a 19th-century boat that revolutionised maritime design across the world, has returned to its original home on the Monkland Canal in Coatbridge, Scotland, as an innovative heritage exhibit following a £300,000 renovation programme.
The UK’s leading marine charity, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), is seeking 10,000 volunteers to help clean up our coast in a mass participation event from 19-22 September, in light of recent figures showing the highest amounts of litter on British beaches in 20 years.
Prehistoric rock carvings on the Yorkshire Moors, a vandalised urban church with hidden murals, one of the last working farrier blacksmith’s in the country, and an 18th-century water mill providing electricity for the national grid are among 16 heritage projects that have made it to the shortlist for the English Heritage Angel Awards 2014.
Hidden rooms, secret passageways and examples of historic art work – these are just some of the things that have been uncovered as work gets underway as part of a major renovation at Nottingham’s Malt Cross, a cafe, bar and events venue in St James’s Street, Nottingham www.maltcross.com.
Blackpool beach trotted into the 21st century on 21 August as a troupe of donkeys – one of the beach’s most famous attractions, alongside the Tower – went cashless and ‘contactless’ for the first time.
Luxury property rental specialist, Elysian Estates, has added ‘the ultimate best of Britain’ tour to its portfolio, offering customers a five-star, once-in-a-life-time journey travelling the length and breadth of Britain during the summer holidays.
Hidden treasure from the home of the nation’s much-loved author, Agatha Christie, comes to light at the Bonhams, Knightsbridge Jewellery auction on 8th October.
Olympic medallist Sharron Davies backs ambitious plans to restore 200-year-old Georgian lido.
A survey conducted by www.DigitalOutdoors.co.uk has seen Britons name Cornwall as home to the most popular views in the UK. Following the Daily Mail’s suggestion that holidaymakers considering an August staycation might wish to avoid Cornwall due to the cost, a recent survey from Digital Outdoors shows that more of the nation’s favourite views are in Cornwall than any other county.
A group of Alston schoolboys have struck gold, unearthing one of the most significant recent archaeological finds in the UK.
Edinburgh is now the proud owner of a new fleet of trams, which are expected to bring real economic benefits to the city. The trams will link up with further transport hubs along the route connecting passengers with road, rail, bus and air links.
If you’ve enjoyed a splash in the seas around Britain this summer, you may have found the water a bit overcrowded... with jellyfish. Last year proved a record year, and numbers look high this year too.
The Historic Houses Association (HHA) has just launched a new online heritage trail to celebrate the great works of art on display to the public at historic houses, castles and gardens.
A little-known Swiss Garden created in the heart of Bedfordshire in the early 1800s re-opens to the public tomorrow (31 July) after a vital £3.6m restoration project has saved its crumbling fairytale-style landscape and buildings.
This October, a new gallery uncovering the fascinating story of the Staffordshire Hoard opens at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and will feature the UK’s largest permanent display of the incredible Anglo-Saxon treasure.
The Royal Mint commemorates outbreak of the First World War with specially-designed collectable £20 silver coin.