Places of Interest

Highgate Cemetery

Explore the corners of the capital with the help of these three classic and contemporary novels, writes Florence Sheward HIGHGATE Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger Her...

Chastleton House, Oxfordshire

England's gardens aren't just horticultural wonders. Here, Diana Wright speeds through 1,000 years of garden history to find out what they tell us about our changing...

Torquay Harbour. Credit: Getty Images

Agatha Christie, the best-selling crime novelist, based many of her stories around her home on the English Riviera (South Devon), we look at some...

Roman Baths

Win the ultimate two-night break to Bristol and Bath in our competition, including a luxurious stay in Grade II-listed manor house Tracy Park and...

Tower Bridge over the River Thames in London

When it opened in 1894, it was called a 'childish structure'. Now it is the focus of one of the most iconic views of...

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan

From where to find the best bacon sandwich to a pie shop that uses 19th-century recipes, we asked Londoners for their favourite cafes and...

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...

Exmoor hills overlooking Porlock Bay

Somerset, the picturesque southwest English county, has regularly attracted visitors more attuned to all things mythical and mystical. We explore the region and discover...

Greenway House. Credit: Andrew Butler/National Trust

Enter our competition for the chance to enjoy a luxury trip to South Devon If our feature on Agatha Christie’s Devon has tempted you to explore...

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...