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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...
Knole house, Kent

Kent in south east England dazzles with more historic houses and castles than any other county. Within a day’s horse ride from London, the Garden of...
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.
Lavenham Priory

WIN a two-night luxury stay in Lavenham, Suffolk, and enjoy boutique style with medieval surroundings in historic Lavenham

Enjoy the experience of watching world-class tennis at the Aegon International Eastbourne, while indulging in some strawberries and Pimms at Devonshire Park: all part...

Barrie Williams has scooped the British Wildlife Photography Awards gong for 2015 with this image of Northern Gannets taken on the Shetland Islands

NOA, the country's foremost initiative to celebrate, laud and reward home-grown artistic talent, reveals the finalists in its National Open Art competition

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The Grill at the George, Rye

Discover Britain pays a visit to picturesque Rye in East Sussex... First impressions The George, Rye The small town of Rye has always been popular with...

Head for the trees and bring out your inner child with a stay in one of these amazing treehouses retreats.

South East: Great British Buildings

Knole house, Kent

Kent in south east England dazzles with more historic houses and castles than any other county. Within a day’s horse ride from London, the Garden of...

South East: Cities & Towns

Knole house, Kent

Kent in south east England dazzles with more historic houses and castles than any other county. Within a day’s horse ride from London, the Garden of...

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Glyndebourne Festival

Each summer, Glyndebourne Festival, an integral part of the British Season, takes place among the undulating hills of the South Downs in East Sussex...

Head for the trees and bring out your inner child with a stay in one of these amazing treehouses retreats.

As the sun comes out and thoughts turn to the coast, check out some of Britain’s most idyllic and secluded beaches, highlighted in Daniel...
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.

What better way to soak up the sun and sea than a stay at one of Britain’s beautiful coastal spots? We check out the best places...

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Nowhere does it like Le Manoir... we check in and submit to a world of old-fashioned luxury – and to foodie paradise

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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...
Knole house, Kent

Kent in south east England dazzles with more historic houses and castles than any other county. Within a day’s horse ride from London, the Garden of...
Lavenham Priory

WIN a two-night luxury stay in Lavenham, Suffolk, and enjoy boutique style with medieval surroundings in historic Lavenham

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