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

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

As the two halves of King Arthur’s Tintagel are reunited for the first time in more than 500 years, Ravneet Ahluwalia goes in search...
Houses of Parliament, London. Credit: Philip Hall / Alamy

London’s Victorian landmarks are among the capital’s most iconic sights. Alice Rush picks five of the most famous Trafalgar Square Although its name and most famous...

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...
Hotel Indigo Stratford

Enter our competition for the chance to enjoy a two-night break in historic Stratford-upon-Avon. The new Hotel Indigo Stratford-upon-Avon, previously The Falcon Hotel, opened its...

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...
What's On in Britain - November - The Lord Mayor's Show, London, England

Stuck for ideas to keep the family entertained this month? Here are our top tips for things to see and do in the wintery...

Accommodation

Top Withens, Haworth

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...
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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The Radcliffe Camera

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All over Britain, country parks and estates are now dressed in their seasonal best, so wrap up warm and get outside to enjoy the...
historical Beatles tour

As Strawberry Field re-opens and fans celebrate 50 years since The Beatles’ final recordings, David Atkinson visits Liverpool for a magical history tour of...

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