Cities & Towns

Scottish Highlands

The main draw of Inverness is the beauty of the surrounding Scottish Highlands, but join us first for a whistle-stop tour of the historic...

Durham Castle

The northeast English city boasts a wealth of ancient history and culture. You can even stay in the castle With its medieval castle and cathedral at the...

Highgate Cemetery

On World Book Day, Florence Sheward explores the capital with the help of these three classic and contemporary novels HIGHGATE Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger Her Fearful...

Distant view St. Cross in Winchester, Hampshire. Credit: travelbild/Alamy

Hampshire was the beloved home of Jane Austen for much of her life. Jenny Wilkinson explores the county that shaped her Entering Winchester along the poker-straight...

The Shambles in York

The city of York has a long and fascinating medieval history. Here, we offer a whistle-stop guide to take in the key sights from...

Ed Parkes and Henry Ayres of The Gentlemen Baristas

The Gentlemen Baristas in Bermondsey, southeast London has a traditional, welcoming and friendly vibe. Its building is filled with coffee history “Our building was a 17th-century coffeehouse,...

Knives and forks at the ready as we take a look at the long history behind the delicious range of traditional pies associated with...

Clouds Hill, Dorset

With authors across the centuries finding inspiration around the Dorset coast and countryside, discover the areas they called home and the locations that inspired...

The library at The Gore Hotel, London

Quintessential British hotel The Gore is a winning combination of sumptuous style and rock ‘n’ roll history First impressions Among the grand Kensington townhouses which line...

Churchill War Rooms

There’s more lurking below London than just tube tunnels and tracks. Here, experts at The London Pass uncover some what lies beneath.