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Explore the best of Britain with these romantic escapes inspired by the poetry, love stories and lives of some of our most-loved literary heroes EMILY BRONTE'S...

Avoid the crowds this summer at these beautiful but lesser-known British beaches Sun, sea and sand: the golden trio of ingredients essential for any Great...

We spoke to Lucy Gibson, Front of House Supervisor, to learn what working in the historic Bodleian Libraries is like. She also gave us...

Adrian Mourby checks in to eight of Britain's most unusual places to stay, from a converted prison and fantasy village, to an island hotel...

Enter our competition for your chance to win a holiday in Britain for two worth up to £5,000, including free international flights Bagpiping in...

Enter our competition for a chance to win a two-night seaside break in a historic Cinque Port town. Discover Britain has partnered with Visit 1066...

Sample the wonderful and eccentric traditions that take place in the British capital with our guide to 12 months’ worth of ceremonies, parades and...

The Up Helly Aa festival celebrates Shetland’s Viking heritage in style, yet there is far more to the remote Scottish archipelago than flaming torch...

Accommodation

From city spa resorts to country sports specialists and remote island B&Bs, the Scottish Hotel Awards have announced their national winners for 2020. We round-up...

In the deep of winter, a weekend away is a necessary indulgence, if only to pause and properly appreciate the beauty of our seasons...

Great British Buildings

Horace Walpole was a gifted author and man of letters, yet his most fanciful creation was his second home in London. Nancy Alsop visits...

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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Katie Gregory and Steve Pill take a stroll along the prettiest roads in Britain to uncover charming architecture, chequered histories and cinematic vistas Early Morning...

Juliet Rix discovers the connection between Burghley House in Lincolnshire and the Olympic Games, thanks to the exploits of its athletic former owner and Olympic hurdler...
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword on location at The Bealach Applecross Scotland. © 2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. All rights reserved

Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur: Legend of the Sword hit the screens back in 2017. but featuring the varied landscapes of Wales, Scotland and England, the film...

As part of our ongoing interview series, we spoke to Nick Booth, Head of Collections at Brunel's SS Great Britain in Bristol. He gave...
Hardy's Cottage, the birthplace in 1840 of novelist and poet Thomas Hardy , at Higher Brockhampton, near Dorchester, Dorset.

English cottage gardens have a rich history. In medieval times, they contained herbs, fruits, vegetables, a beehive and often livestock, providing nourishment for poor...

As part of our ongoing interview series, we spoke to Matt Thompson, Head Collections Curator at English Heritage, about his work overseeing more than...

It will soon be time to experience nature waking up from its winter slumber and a stroll in a National Trust garden is sure to dazzle and amaze.

It’s a sure sign that spring is on its way when the dark green shoots of daffodils start to break through the frost-covered ground. Here are some great walks to enjoy the views.