Whether you know Britain’s hills and heritage like the back of your hand, or you’re visiting for the very first time, there’s always a...
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...

A cultural venue once shaped by the royalty living there These days, when someone mentions Somerset House, you might think of the ice-skating rink laid...

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Grenadier Guards march outside Buckingham Palace after Changing the Guard

Enter our competition for your chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip for two, including free flights What would your dream holiday to Britain include? A...

Enter this month's competition for the chance to enjoy afternoon tea on the Rothschild's estate Built in the 1880s as the Rothschild family’s retreat...

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.

St Patrick – the patron saint of Ireland – is steeped in mythology. Here are 10 things we think we know about the man, known as the "Apostle of Ireland".

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Top Withens, Haworth

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Alight here for five of Britain’s top railway stays 1.St Pancras Renaissance London The name is very fitting here. This monumental redbrick building first opened as the...

Great British Buildings

A popular destination for Game of Thrones fans, Northern Ireland's Castle Ward is also symbolic of the marital struggle of an aristocratic couple, as...

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Discover Pop Art ferries, boho studios and ornate toilets in The Beatles' hometown Liverpool was granted a Royal Charter in 1207, yet it was another...

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