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Grenadier Guards march outside Buckingham Palace after Changing the Guard

Enter our competition for your chance to win a luxury holiday to the UK including flights, hotels, a trip to Windsor Castle and first-class train...
Ed Parkes and Henry Ayres of The Gentlemen Baristas

The Gentlemen Baristas in Bermondsey, southeast London has a traditional, welcoming and friendly vibe. Its building is filled with coffee history “Our building was a 17th-century coffeehouse,...
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...
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...
Grenadier Guards march outside Buckingham Palace after Changing the Guard

Enter our competition for your chance to win a luxury holiday to the UK including flights, hotels, a trip to Windsor Castle and first-class train...

The Langham is London’s most historic five-star hotel. Perfectly situated in the heart of the capital at the top of Regent Street, it has...
afternoon tea

Everybody loves a nice cup of tea, so it comes a no surprise this year’s Afternoon Tea Week is set to be one of biggest ever. From 10 to 16 August, tea rooms, restaurants will be holding exclusive events.
Proscenium arch, Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval Colleg

Described as ‘the Sistine Chapel of the UK’, the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London is undergoing major transformation over the next two years, including the conservation of the amazing Sir James Thornhill’s painted ceiling.

London: Accommodation

The library at The Gore Hotel, London

Quintessential British hotel The Gore is a winning combination of sumptuous style and rock ‘n’ roll history First impressions Among the grand Kensington townhouses which line...
The Stafford, London

Located in the perfect spot for sight-seeing, The Stafford epitomises traditional British luxury. Discover Britain pays a visit… First impressions The Stafford: Credit: www.kalory.co.uk It seems a...

East: Great British Buildings

The eight royal parks that collectively make up 5,000 of London’s greenest acres have long been considered the ‘lungs’ of the capital, providing natural sanctuaries for visitors and residents alike.

London: Cities & Towns

Ed Parkes and Henry Ayres of The Gentlemen Baristas

The Gentlemen Baristas in Bermondsey, southeast London has a traditional, welcoming and friendly vibe. Its building is filled with coffee history “Our building was a 17th-century coffeehouse,...

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The library at The Gore Hotel, London

Quintessential British hotel The Gore is a winning combination of sumptuous style and rock ‘n’ roll history First impressions Among the grand Kensington townhouses which line...
Proscenium arch, Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval Colleg

Described as ‘the Sistine Chapel of the UK’, the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London is undergoing major transformation over the next two years, including the conservation of the amazing Sir James Thornhill’s painted ceiling.
Princess Diana

A fabulous exhibition of fashion icon Princess Diana’s stunning outfits is set to explores her public style at her former home, Kensington Palace.  Diana: Her Fashion Story will celebrate...
Sherlock Holmes Museum

With the return of the BBC’s Sherlock to our screens in January, Nicola Rayner dons a deerstalker and magnifying glass to follow the trail to London’s Sherlock Holmes Museum
Kenilworth Castle, Elizabeth i, tudir

We take a look at the magnificent palaces and places where Elizabeth I, one of Britain’s greatest monarchs, spent her time.

Discover the weird and wonderful collections dotted across the country as we take a look at some of the nation’s quirky museum collections.
Leighton House.

London's major museums are some of the most visited attraction in the world but its smaller museums are also treasure troves to delight, a visit to which will take you off the well-trodden tourist paths.

With a ceremony that dates back over 800 years to King John in 1215, the Lord Mayor’s Show takes place every year, with this year’s event on 12 November.

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Grenadier Guards march outside Buckingham Palace after Changing the Guard

Enter our competition for your chance to win a luxury holiday to the UK including flights, hotels, a trip to Windsor Castle and first-class train...
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The Gentlemen Baristas in Bermondsey, southeast London has a traditional, welcoming and friendly vibe. Its building is filled with coffee history “Our building was a 17th-century coffeehouse,...
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