Places of Interest

Delapre Abbey in Northamptonshire

Situated in the heart of England, Delapré Abbey, in Northamptonshire, has opened its doors to the public, for the first time in its 900-year...

Stone circles

Ahead of the publication of a fantastic new book on stone circles, Megalith: Studies in Stone, author Robin Heath and publisher John Martineau unveil...

Castle Howard

It is the landscape that abounds with natural wonders and wild moorland. Roaming the county that raised the Brontë sisters, Nancy Alsop picks 10...

Scottish Highlands

The main draw of Inverness is the beauty of the surrounding Scottish Highlands, but join us first for a whistle-stop tour of the historic...

Polesden Lacey

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding approaches, Diana Wright explores the history behind two of our monarchy's favourite honeymoon destinations - Polesden Lacey...

Highgate Cemetery

On World Book Day, Florence Sheward explores the capital with the help of these three classic and contemporary novels HIGHGATE Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger Her Fearful...

Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh. Credit: Shabaz Majeed, Scotland in Photographs

Scotland is a beautiful country of wild landscapes, mist shrouded mountains and dramatic green hills that go for miles. Here we share a taster of...

Ascot horseracing

The gentile county of Berkshire provides the setting of the royal wedding of the year and offers the grand pageantry of Ascot This region holds...

The Pineapple

From a building in Scotland decorated with a huge pineapple to a windmill in Norfolk, we round up some of Britain's landmark lodgings The Pineapple Dunmore,...

The Shambles in York

The city of York has a long and fascinating medieval history. Here, we offer a whistle-stop guide to take in the key sights from...