Places of Interest

Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England. Credit: Copyright: Julian Elliott Photography

A coronation church since 1066, Westminster Abbey encapsulates the best of our nation’s history yet remains a vibrant hub and ‘Royal Peculiar’ If Westminster Abbey...

The bronze plaque at the entrance to Advocates Close on Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile. Credit: Ian Rutherford / Alamy

Florence Sheward discovers the lesser known highlights of the Scottish capital With more than 3.7 million annual visitors adding to a population that has grown...

Red spring tulips in bloom in the gardens of Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England. Credit: Visit Britain/Blenheim Palace

Alexander Larman visits Blenheim Palace, one of Britain’s most spectacular stately homes and the birthplace of Winston Churchill At Blenheim, I took two very important decisions:...

Yeoman Serjeant Jim Duncan. Credit: Arnhel de Serra

Exploring the lives of iconic Londoners. Marianka Swain gets an insider’s tour from a Beefeater.  The Tower of London is a living, working royal palace, so...

Two-hundred years separate us from the start of the Regency era, but the elegant and distinctive buildings created during this period still grace many...

Royal Ascot Race Meeting at the prestigious Ascot racecourse in Berkshire. Royal Procession. Arrival of members of the Royal Family. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip sitting in a horse-drawn carriage with two men. Accompanied by men wearing military uniform walking and on horse-back. Credit: Visit Britain

Stuck for ideas to keep the family entertained this month? Here are our top tips for things to see and do in the sunny...

Houses of Parliament, London. Credit: Philip Hall / Alamy

London’s Victorian landmarks are among the capital’s most iconic sights. Alice Rush picks five of the most famous Trafalgar Square Although its name and most famous...

Buckingham Palace. Credit: iStock

Angharad Moran explores Britain's historic royal residences Buckingham Palace Located in the heart of London, Buckingham Palace has served as the official residence of the monarchy...

RHS Chelsea Flower Show showing a detail of the planting in The Laurent-Perrier Garden designed by Luciano Giubbilei. Credit: Visit Britain

A host of new attractions have been unveiled for the 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, promising design surprises, horticultural excellence and some thought-provoking themes Gardens...

Vintage Steam Train, Yorkshire. Credit: Creative Commons

Words: Vicky Sartain Ride a vintage steam train in Yorkshire There’s nothing more magical or quintessentially English than a ride on a steam train, especially a...