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Wray Castle on the shore of Lake Windermere

Part of Cumbria, the modern county founded in 1974 from Cumberland, Westmorland and parts of neighbouring Yorkshire and Lancashire, the Lake District has long...

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...

Islington history

Once frequented by farmers and founding fathers, this desirable corner of North London has plenty to offer history buffs and culture vultures alike, as...

Enter our competition for the chance to enjoy a two-night stay at the historic estate The AA 4-star Woburn Hotel stands at the gateway to...

Taking place at the All England Club in London, the Wimbledon Championships run for two weeks – this year from June 27 to July 10 – and attract over 500,000 spectators. Here we take look at some fun facts about one of the biggest sporting shows on earth.

Zara Gaspar checks into luxury self-catering home away from home Landal Gwel an Mor for a relaxing seaside break in Poldark Country First impressions: Gwel an Mor...

Ascot horseracing

The gentle county of Berkshire was the setting of the royal wedding of the year and offers the grand pageantry of Ascot This region holds...