Great British Buildings

The John Madejski Garden at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Credit: Morley von Sternberg

The Victoria and Albert Museum has just triumphed as the Art Fund’s Museum of the Year. Nicola Rayner discovers a few of its treasures With...

Christ Church

All in the golden afternoon Full leisurely we glide; For both our oars, with little skill, By little arms are plied, While little hands make vain pretence Our wanderings...

Minack Theatre, Cornwall

Nestled in a remote rock cluster in the caverns of Porthcurno, the Minack proves a theatrical experience akin to no other: a horizon-bending view...

Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England. Credit: Copyright: Julian Elliott Photography

A coronation church since 1066, Westminster Abbey encapsulates the best of our nation’s history yet remains a vibrant hub and ‘Royal Peculiar’ If Westminster Abbey...

In stark contrast to the humble cottages in Cornwall’s villages, the county’s grand stately houses stand as reminders of the power and wealth of its most influential families

Red spring tulips in bloom in the gardens of Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England. Credit: Visit Britain/Blenheim Palace

Alexander Larman visits Blenheim Palace, one of Britain’s most spectacular stately homes and the birthplace of Winston Churchill At Blenheim, I took two very important decisions:...

Yeoman Serjeant Jim Duncan. Credit: Arnhel de Serra

Exploring the lives of iconic Londoners. Marianka Swain gets an insider’s tour from a Beefeater.  The Tower of London is a living, working royal palace, so...

Two-hundred years separate us from the start of the Regency era, but the elegant and distinctive buildings created during this period still grace many...

Buckingham Palace. Credit: iStock

Angharad Moran explores Britain's historic royal residences Buckingham Palace Located in the heart of London, Buckingham Palace has served as the official residence of the monarchy...

The Swiss Re building known as The Gherkin towering above St Andrew Undershaft in the City of London.

Is London’s Square Mile the most influential and historically rich patch of land in Britain? Florence Sheward investigates While the British capital has developed into...