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facts about st patrick

St Patrick – the patron saint of Ireland – is steeped in mythology. Here are 10 things we think we know about the man, known as the "Apostle of Ireland".

Suffragists in 1908

To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, we unearth Britain’s pioneering women and celebrate their legacy Powerful women have driven British history. From Queen Elizabeth I’s golden...

Top Withens, Haworth

Explore Britain's best romantic literary escapes, inspired by the poetry, love stories and lives of some of our most-loved literary heroes EMILY BRONTE'S WUTHERING HEIGHTS Explore the rambling, desolate...

This issue, our travel special focuses on somewhere close to our editor's heart: Yorkshire. I was at university in...

Discover some fascinating facts about St David, Wales’ patron saint.

things to do in York

Few cities wear their past with as much pride as York, says Sally Coffey. Here is our guide to the best things...

king robert the bruce

Scotland’s King Robert the Bruce did what few imagined possible and freed Scotland from its English overlords, for a while at least,...

harewood house, chippendale furniture

Jeremy Flint meets the people tasked with caring for the historic pieces, including an incredible selection of Chippendale furniture in the collection...

all creatures great and small filming locations

Tina Walsh takes us on a gentle journey through Herriot Country in Yorkshire, and the All Creatures Great and Small filming locations,...

tudors in love

Love in the Tudor era was not for the faint-hearted, says Nancy Alsop Courtly love in the time of...