History

Jenny Rowe reveals the highlights of Scotland’s Castle Trail, a 19-venue route that sweeps across Aberdeenshire and takes in clan history, royal homes and...

Despite the buttoned-up stereotype, Britons are responsible for some of the world’s greatest love affairs in history. Martha Alexander presents her top six, for...

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,...

Horace Walpole was a gifted author and man of letters, yet his most fanciful creation was his second home in London. Nancy Alsop visits...

The former homes of Britain’s Prime Ministers not only reveal much about political life but also changing tastes and fashions, as Adrian Mourby discovers Minister...

Seemingly opposed in class, politics and personality, Winston Churchill and Clement Attlee forged an unlikely friendship during wartime as David Cohen reveals. If Winston Churchill had...

As part of our ongoing interview series, we spoke to Matt Thompson, Head Collections Curator at English Heritage, about his work overseeing more than...

It was at his hideaway in Windsor Great Park that, 80 years ago, King Edward VIII gave up the throne so he could marry...

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...