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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...
Kilchurn, Scotland, romantic

It may now be a ruin, but we can still feel the love in the air at Kenilworth Castle where Robert Dudley went to spectacular lengths...
The Pineapple

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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

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

Shrewsbury in Shropshire has a little something for everyone, as Tania O’Donnell discovers… You couldn’t do much better, if you wanted to immerse yourself in...

Great British Buildings

The curtain may be falling on Downton Abbey but Highclere Castle, the stately home where the series is set, carries on its grand march through history undaunted.

Cities & Towns

Glasgow University, Scotland. Credit: Visit Britain

Famed for its Victorian and art nouveau architecture, Scotland's Glasgow is a city rich with history By Wilma Patterson There's an old saying that ‘the Clyde...

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