Cities & Towns

Snow capped mountains at Wastwater lake. Credit: Visit Britain

Steeped in local history the villages of the Peak District are renowned for their character, quirky traditions and warm welcome CASTLETON Dwarfed by some of the...

Glasgow University, Scotland. Credit: Visit Britain

Famed for its Victorian and art nouveau architecture, Scotland's Glasgow is a city rich with history By Wilma Patterson There's an old saying that ‘the Clyde...

Stonehenge is one of the wonders of the South West. Credit: English Heritage Photo Library

For many people in Britain, the West Country has been a favourite holiday destination since childhood. But in this land of sunny beaches and...

Stonehenge in Wiltshire

Merlin was thought to have moved the stones from Ireland by magic. A Georgian antiquarian believed it was an astrological observatory. An architect proposed it was...

Dyffryn

Whether you're a lifelong city resident or flying in for a week from abroad and keen to explore, why not try one of these great...

Scottish Highlands

The main draw of Inverness is the beauty of the surrounding Scottish Highlands, but join us first for a whistle-stop tour of the historic...

Durham Castle

The northeast English city boasts a wealth of ancient history and culture. You can even stay in the castle With its medieval castle and cathedral at the...

Highgate Cemetery

On World Book Day, Florence Sheward explores the capital with the help of these three classic and contemporary novels HIGHGATE Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger Her Fearful...

Distant view St. Cross in Winchester, Hampshire. Credit: travelbild/Alamy

Hampshire was the beloved home of Jane Austen for much of her life. Jenny Wilkinson explores the county that shaped her Entering Winchester along the poker-straight...

Ascot horseracing

The gentle county of Berkshire was the setting of the royal wedding of the year and offers the grand pageantry of Ascot This region holds...