Cities & Towns

Ascot horseracing

The gentle county of Berkshire was the setting of the royal wedding of the year and offers the grand pageantry of Ascot This region holds...

Facts, figures and stories about the picture-perfect Welsh tourist village Portmeirion is a reminder to always dream big. Bertram Clough Williams-Ellis had long fantasised about...

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...

Cirencester

For picturesque beauty and fascinating history, look no further than these European towns. More manageable than the sprawl of a city, but still with...

24 hours in Aberdeen

Dive right into harbour life in Scotland’s third largest city, Aberdeen, with our whistlestop guide In July 1909, Harry Houdini prepared for a run at...

Snow capped mountains at Wastwater lake. Credit: Visit Britain

Steeped in local history the villages of the Peak District are renowned for their character, quirky traditions and warm welcome CASTLETON Dwarfed by some of the...

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...

Stonehenge is one of the wonders of the South West. Credit: English Heritage Photo Library

For many people in Britain, the West Country has been a favourite holiday destination since childhood. But in this land of sunny beaches and...

Stonehenge in Wiltshire

Merlin was thought to have moved the stones from Ireland by magic. A Georgian antiquarian believed it was an astrological observatory. An architect proposed it was...

Dyffryn

Whether you're a lifelong city resident or flying in for a week from abroad and keen to explore, why not try one of these great...