South West

Minack Theatre, Cornwall

Nestled in a remote rock cluster in the caverns of Porthcurno, the Minack proves a theatrical experience akin to no other: a horizon-bending view...

On Chesil Beach film

Explore the key settings that add atmosphere to the story of love and intimacy The new British film On Chesil Beach stars Oscar-nominated Irish actress...

Stonehenge in Wiltshire

Merlin was thought to have moved the stones from Ireland by magic. A Georgian antiquarian believed it was an astrological observatory. An architect proposed it was...

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...

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...

Oxford University is one of the country’s most famous historic institutions and, for many, it is the very epitome of Britishness. We take a look at its iconic views.

Dorset, Hardy's Cottage

With ancient castles, Iron Age hill forts, the famous Jurassic Coast and a pastoral landscape immortalised by Thomas Hardy, Dorset is one of Britain’s loveliest counties

Oscar Wilde

Reading Jail is not normally a top spot for day out but head there this September and October and you could bump into Ralph Fiennes celebrating Oscar Wilde.

For those unfamiliar with Gertrude Jekyll’s books, garden plans and indeed, her gardens, Barbara Segall selects five of the finest gardens created by the renowned Edwardian horticulturalist.

The shortlisted designs for a new £4m bridge to Tintagel Castle in Cornwall have been revealed