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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...

Liberalism and the Social Problem by Winston Churchill

A collection featuring 152 separate items of books, maps, posters, photographs and leaflets from every phase of Winston Churchill’s long career and from World...

Award-winning travel author Bill Bryson

National Churches Trust has this week, in conjunction with English Tourism Week (25 March to 31 March), launched Explore Churches, a dedicated website to...

The sword, found in Snowdonia National Park, Wales

A remarkable discovery of an ancient sword by National Trust employees has been made in Snowdonia, Wales. Could it be the sword of King...

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...

Bishop’s Palace, Wales, St Davids

Discover some fascinating facts about St David, Wales’ patron saint.

Top Withens, Haworth

Explore the best of Britain with these romantic escapes inspired by the poetry, love stories and lives of some of our most-loved literary heroes. Emily Bronte's...

David Hockney is perhaps Britain's greatest living artist and a once-in-a-lifetime retrospective opens at Tate Britain, London, on 9 February. Arriving ahead of his...

Find out where you can celebrate Burns Night in style up and down the country

Proscenium arch, Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval Colleg

Described as ‘the Sistine Chapel of the UK’, the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London is undergoing major transformation over the next two years, including the conservation of the amazing Sir James Thornhill’s painted ceiling.