Great British Buildings

Blenheim Palace

April 18 marks World Heritage Day, a time to reflect on the cultural significance of international monuments and sites. To celebrate, here is a gallery of our favourite British UNESCO...

Award-winning travel author Bill Bryson

National Churches Trust has launched Explore Churches, a dedicated website to the UK's many stunning abbeys, cathedrals and churches. Here celebrated author Bill Bryson shares...

Wray Castle on the shore of Lake Windermere

Part of Cumbria, the modern county founded in 1974 from Cumberland, Westmorland and parts of neighbouring Yorkshire and Lancashire, the Lake District has long...

Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Gardens

Thatched cottages are one of the highlights of the English countryside, perfectly crowning sweet cottages that peek out from behind flowering gardens. We take a look at the straw-topped...

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...

If you’ve ever wanted to take a tour of the Houses of Parliament but have been unable to make the trip to London, we’ve...

St Davids, Wales

This St David’s Day we follow in the footsteps of the 6th century bishop who became Wales’s patron saint and visit the beautiful and historic sites connected to his story...

Alan Titchmarsh, Fountains Abbey

We’re tuning in this February to the new Channel 5 show revealing the secrets of National Trust properties. Each year the National Trust undertakes amazing...

Oxford University is one of the country’s most famous historic institutions and, for many, it is the very epitome of Britishness. We take a look at its iconic views.

Sherlock Holmes Museum

With the return of the BBC’s Sherlock to our screens in January, Nicola Rayner dons a deerstalker and magnifying glass to follow the trail to London’s Sherlock Holmes Museum