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Ely Cathedral silhouetted at sunset. Credit: VisitBritain

Britain is home to many stunning cathedrals, from the world-famous Canterbury to the home of the Lincoln imp, here are a few others that should be on...

The home Romantic poet William Wordsworth called “the loveliest spot that man hath ever found”, Dove Cottage in Grasmere, has won an almost £5m grant to improve its visitor experience.

The shortlisted designs for a new £4m bridge to Tintagel Castle in Cornwall have been revealed

From the first-ever National Trust book festival to guided walks through Beatrix Potter’s beloved Lake District countryside, 2016, marking 150 years since her birth,...

It’s 400 years since William Shakespeare met his demise. The latest issue of Discover Britain takes the cue to revisit his hometown, Stratford-upon-Avon, and...

As Remembrance Day approaches, a new book tells the stories of soldiers awarded the Victoria Cross for valour

From Queen Victoria to Sir Winston Churchill, all the greatest Britons have worn a Christys' hat. Discover Britain interviews Christys' managing director Steve Clarke...

“The sofa cushions are soft underneath you, the fire is well alight, the air is warm and stagnant. In these blissful circumstances, what is...

Clock

Always running late? Have trouble staying on the clock? It's high time, then, that you head down to London’s Science Museum where, from October, visitors...

Know all there is to know about London's transport system? Not unless you've read David Lawrence's The Moving Metropolis: London's Transport since 1800