Central Places of Interest

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

Iron Bridge, Shropshire, English Heritage

English Heritage is to undertake its single largest conservation project with a major repair of the Iron Bridge in Shropshire

As the nation gears up for a year of celebrations to mark the enduring influence of Britain’s greatest writer, we’ve gathered together some the places to celebrate Shakespeare.

At the temperatures rise, it's time to find the best spots in Britain for wild swimming, al fresco. Discover Britain presents our top five

This summer marks 300 years since the death of Louis XIV. It is, then, fitting that Boughton House in Northamptonshire should play host to...

The jagged outline of the remains of Kenilworth Castle calls out to be explored and slowly reveals a historic royal love story to those...

If you’re looking for a day out with a difference, try one of these quirky British museums where unusual displays are intertwined with history...

The Cotswolds revs-up its retro trails Visitors to The Cotswolds are able to follow a series of award-winning retro-routes in search of high street shops,...

Vicky SartainThe Potteries is a collection of towns, based in and around Stoke-on-Trent, that began in the mid-17th century as small communities of potters...

Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron The story of Ironbridge begins with Abraham Darby I, an industrial pioneer who smelted iron in a furnace on this spot...