London Great British Buildings

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...

Westminster Abbey and the River Thames. The London Eye in the background. Credit: Visit Britain

Prince William and Kate Middleton married at Westminster Abbey on 29 April in one of the biggest events of 2011. We look back at the...

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...

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...

The eight royal parks that collectively make up 5,000 of London’s greenest acres have long been considered the ‘lungs’ of the capital, providing natural sanctuaries for visitors and residents alike.

Tower Bridge over the River Thames in London

When it opened in 1894, it was called a 'childish structure'. Now it is the focus of one of the most iconic views of...

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

Kenilworth Castle, Elizabeth i, tudir

We take a look at the magnificent palaces and places where Elizabeth I, one of Britain’s greatest monarchs, spent her time.

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Frequently overshadowed by its open-air older sibling, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse takes the ambience and electricity for which Globe productions are known and...

Bodiam Castle and moat

Epic and impossibly romantic, Britain’s moated castles conjure images of valiant knights in shining armour, but the serene waters that surround them belie a tumultuous history...