Places of Interest

Hampton Court Palace

Since the humble cocoa bean arrived on our shores in the 17th century, Britain has been a nation of chocolate lovers. From the bustling...

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...

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...

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...

Bishop’s Palace, Wales, St Davids

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

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...

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.

Staithes

Britain is packed with historic and charming villages, so here we’ve picked five of the most lovely for you to add to your must-see list.

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.