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If you’ve ever wanted to take a tour of the Houses of Parliament but have been unable to make the trip to London, we’ve...
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...
Hill Top Farm

This summer marks the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth. Nancy Alsop looks back on how her “little books” were shaped by the landscape...

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.

Prolific architect Edwin Lutyens designed the striking bank building, which now houses Hotel Gotham, in 1928, during a boom-time when Manchester was at the...
Cholmondeley Castle, daffodils, gardens

It may still be winter but the good folk at Cholmondeley Castle Gardens are starting their garden season early for the first time.

From the first-ever National Trust book festival to guided walks through Beatrix Potter’s beloved Lake District countryside, 2016, marking 150 years since her birth,...

London: Accommodation

Explore the best of the Lake District region Beatrix Potter loved the mark the beloved children's authors 150th anniversary.

Minutes away from Grasmere in the Lake District,  “the loveliest spot that man hath ever found”, according to Wordsworth, Forest Side will open after...

East: Great British Buildings

Wray Castle on the shore of Lake Windermere

Part of Cumbria, the modern county founded in 1974 from Cumberland, Westmorland and parts of neighbouring Yorkshire and Lancashire, the Lake District has long...

London: Cities & Towns

Tower of London, First World War, poppies, anniversary, art, memorial

They made one of the most breathtaking public works of art in recent years and were a truly moving commemoration of those who lost their lives in the First World War.

London: More on Discover Britain

From the first-ever National Trust book festival to guided walks through Beatrix Potter’s beloved Lake District countryside, 2016, marking 150 years since her birth,...

It’s 400 years since William Shakespeare met his demise. The latest issue of Discover Britain takes the cue to revisit his hometown, Stratford-upon-Avon, and...

It is strange to think that before 1778, when Thomas West’s Guide to the Lake District was published, the perception of the Lake District,...

Minutes away from Grasmere in the Lake District,  “the loveliest spot that man hath ever found”, according to Wordsworth, Forest Side will open after...

Barrie Williams has scooped the British Wildlife Photography Awards gong for 2015 with this image of Northern Gannets taken on the Shetland Islands
Tower of London, First World War, poppies, anniversary, art, memorial

They made one of the most breathtaking public works of art in recent years and were a truly moving commemoration of those who lost their lives in the First World War.

Britain’s Great Journeys knows that in life, the voyage is always as important as the destination. So why not allow us to transport you...

As we gear up for this Sunday's Wimbledon finale, Discover Britain serves up a selection of ace hotels that boast seriously picturesquely tennis courts

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Wray Castle on the shore of Lake Windermere

Part of Cumbria, the modern county founded in 1974 from Cumberland, Westmorland and parts of neighbouring Yorkshire and Lancashire, the Lake District has long...
Castlerigg

Our best heritage journey by car: A591 road between Keswick and Lake Windermere.

Explore the best of the Lake District region Beatrix Potter loved the mark the beloved children's authors 150th anniversary.
Hill Top Farm

This summer marks the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth. Nancy Alsop looks back on how her “little books” were shaped by the landscape...