Outdoor Britain

Penshurst Place. Credit: Peter Smith Jigsaw

More than just horticultural wonders, England’s historic gardens reveal our changing fashions and interests, as Diana Wright discovers The Prince of Wales has said “a...

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...

Tower of London, London The original Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red in 2014

On 17 July 2014, artists Paul Cummins and Tom Piper marked the centenary of Britain entering the First World War by opening the art...

Royal Ascot Race Meeting at the prestigious Ascot racecourse in Berkshire. Royal Procession. Arrival of members of the Royal Family. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip sitting in a horse-drawn carriage with two men. Accompanied by men wearing military uniform walking and on horse-back. Credit: Visit Britain

Stuck for ideas to keep the family entertained this month? Here are our top tips for things to see and do in the sunny...

Cutting a swathe across the Scottish Highlands, from Inverness in the north to Fort William in the south, The Great Glen is a wild and wonderful landscape, with spectacular natural and cultural heritage to discover.

The Ben Nevis and Glen Coe National Scenic Area covers around 400 square miles and some of Scotland’s finest mountain vistas, an epic landscape...

Stonehenge is one of the wonders of the South West. Credit: English Heritage Photo Library

For many people in Britain, the West Country has been a favourite holiday destination since childhood. But in this land of sunny beaches and...

RHS Chelsea Flower Show showing a detail of the planting in The Laurent-Perrier Garden designed by Luciano Giubbilei. Credit: Visit Britain

A host of new attractions have been unveiled for the 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, promising design surprises, horticultural excellence and some thought-provoking themes Gardens...

St Martin's Flats, Isles of Scilly, England

Blending white-sand beaches, tropical gardens and maritime history, the Isles of Scilly is the perfect destination for time out of mind If a small stretch...

Stonehenge in Wiltshire

Merlin was thought to have moved the stones from Ireland by magic. A Georgian antiquarian believed it was an astrological observatory. An architect proposed it was...