South East Places of Interest

The temperatures may be dropping, but that’s no reason to stay indoors: all over Britain, country parks and estates are now dressed in their...

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...

Ascot horseracing

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

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...

For a wonderful ‘age of steam’ train journey around the pretty countryside of Kent you can’t beat Steam Dreams’ Cathedrals Express, taking you to the historic city of Canterbury and beyond to Whitstable’s Oyster Festival on Kent’s north coast.

HMS Victory, Nelson, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard has unveiled the biggest change in the way HMS Victory is presented to the visiting public in almost a century. Here, we explode five myths about the famous ship.

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.

The Granthams lived the high life at Downton, but never so literally as guests of a new tour to the estate, courtesy of The London Helicopter Company

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

Donate now to help restore Charleston, former home of Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell and East Sussex outpost for the Bloomsbury group