Discover Britain

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...

As Downton Abbey proved so wonderfully, the “upstairs, downstairs” tension in a stately home makes for a fascinating dynamic. Yet while the exploits of...

issue 212 discover Britain

From King Arthur's Tintagel to inhabited caves on the Gower Peninsula, we reveal the magic of ancient sites all over the country in our...

Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein while she was still a teenager. Two centuries on, Nicola Rayner explores the troubled gestation of this landmark British novel When Mary...

Make the most of a stay in the industrious heart of England’s northwest. The award-winning novelist Jeanette Winterson perhaps best described her home city’s unique...

Facts, figures and stories about the Great Fire of London landmark. If you want to see the impact a disaster can have on a city, look...

Britain tourism September

Stuck for ideas to keep the family entertained this month? Here are our top tips for classic, weird and wonderful British events in September,...

From wild heather moorlands and rugged cliffs to sandy beaches and picture postcard seaside towns, the Yorkshire Coast is as diverse as it is...

William Blake

William Blake wouldn't have dared to dream that almost 200 years after his death, his work would be exhibited in one of Britain's most...