Cities & Towns

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...

The Shambles in York

The city of York has a long and fascinating medieval history. Here, we offer a whistle-stop guide to take in the key sights from...

Ed Parkes and Henry Ayres of The Gentlemen Baristas

The Gentlemen Baristas in Bermondsey, southeast London has a traditional, welcoming and friendly vibe. Its building is filled with coffee history “Our building was a 17th-century coffeehouse,...

The Radcliffe Camera

The southeast English county of Oxfordshire is home to one of the world’s leading universities, the oldest public museum and a wealth of quaint...

Katie Gregory and Steve Pill take a stroll along the prettiest roads in Britain to uncover charming architecture, chequered histories and cinematic vistas   Early Morning...

With miles of unspoilt sandy beaches and a culture all of its own, there is more than one reason why Blackpool remains a firm...

Knole house, Kent

Kent in south east England dazzles with more historic houses and castles than any other county. Within a day’s horse ride from London, the Garden of...

Knives and forks at the ready as we take a look at the long history behind the delicious range of traditional pies associated with...