Cities & Towns

We uncover the true story of Matthew Hopkins, the Witchfinder General who wreaked havoc in 17th century East Anglia, sending women to the gallows...

St Paul's Cathedral. Credit: VisitBritain

The most famous fire in history, the Great Fire of 1666 is part of British folklore. Here we round up 10 fascinating facts about the Great Fire of London.

shops in London with a royal warrant

We visited 5 shops in London with a Royal Warrant to find out what its really like to have Her Majesty The Queen and...

Harry Potter filming locations

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved Harry Potter books, Chris Beanland takes a tour of some of the Harry Potter filming locations in the UK;...

Glasgow University, Scotland. Credit: Visit Britain

Our city guide to Glasgow: Scotland's second city is rich with history and famed for its Victorian and art nouveau architecture By Wilma Patterson There's an...

Nancy Alsop explores the Cinque Ports, a confederation of five coastal towns created by King Edward I and once presided over by Winston Churchill When,...

Knole house, Kent

Kent in south east England dazzles with more historic houses and castles than any other county. Within a day’s horse ride from London, the Garden of...

We take a stroll along Britain's prettiest streets to uncover charming architecture, chequered histories and cinematic vistas The Street Castle Combe, Wiltshire Regularly voted the prettiest village...

With serene waters and more than 40 peaks, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park is a charming introduction to highland life, says Jenny...

The Radcliffe Camera

The southeast English county of Oxfordshire is home to one of the world’s leading universities, the oldest public museum and a wealth of quaint...