The Nutcracker, London

We round up the top ten not-to-be-missed Christmas crackers in the capital
The Cumberland hotel, Bournemouth. Credit: Andrew Potter

For luxury, nostalgia and unrivalled style, you can’t beat art deco, and here are five of the best art deco hotels from around Britain. Why...

With so much going on in the world, The Sculpture Park in Surrey really is a place in which to escape and get lost...
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Photojournalist Jeremy Flint travels to Wiltshire to meet the guardians of one of Britain’s most iconic landmarks: Stonehenge. Here is his interview with some of the...

There are not many places in the UK where you can walk, sleep, or dine in the footsteps of royalty. Here's your chance to...

Discover Britain has teamed up with Pride of Britain Hotels to offer one lucky winner and their guest a luxurious two-night stay at Farlam Hall in Cumbria Set in...
The Bayeux Tapestry, Battle of Hastings

October 14 this year marks the 950th anniversary of this cataclysmic event. Ahead of the celebrations we have unearthed seven facts you may not know about this famous event.
King Charles III

King Charles III's coronation will be held on Saturday 6 May 2023 at Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace have confirmed. Here's what we know so...

Accommodation

Looking for a suitably spooky place to visit or even stay this Halloween? Check out our top five contenders for the most haunted house...

Autumn in Scotland is quiet, crisp, clear and perfect for exploring some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery – especially with the promise of a...

Great British Buildings

Longleat House

At Discover Britain we love a spooky story or two. We speak with the mistress of Inveraray Castle, Argyll, who is blithely unbothered by the spirits she...

Cities & Towns

New film The Lost King shines a light on the incredible story of King Richard III who lay forgotten in a car park for...

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Join us for a stroll along the central London thoroughfare, a bustling street frequented by royalty and filled with little-known stories - we discover...

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Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

With the indulgences of Christmas and new year behind us, there’s no better way to blow away the cobwebs than a walk in wonderful National Trust property.
Wye valley, autumn

A hidden gem spanning England and Wales and the three counties of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire, Wye Valley and Forest of Dean is beautiful any time of year but, in autumn, its rich landscape comes alive with spectacular colour.
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2022 marks the 10 year anniversary since the uncovering of the remains of King Richard III of England. We look back at the mystery...
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The National Gallery have announced its 'Picture Perfect Christmas' show, the first of its kind of event to take place within the gallery walls. Words:...
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