Places of Interest

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...

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...

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.


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.

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.

The University of Cambridge, founded in 1209, is the second oldest university in the English-speaking world and many of its colleges, which span the 13th to the 20th century, are architectural gems