Discover Britain

Vicky SartainBritain’s most northerly inhabited island, Unst is just 12 miles long by five miles wide. Packed into this craggy lump are stupendous cliffs,...

Discover Britain – Cheshire RingThe Cheshire Ring has much to offer the boater. The Ring is made up of four waterways; the Ashton and...

Vicky SartainOne of the UK’s three operating bases for the Royal Navy, Portsmouth dockyards are steeped in history. The oldest dry dock in the...

Vicky SartainThe Potteries is a collection of towns, based in and around Stoke-on-Trent, that began in the mid-17th century as small communities of potters...

No-one can know what William Shakespeare would say if he were to revisit his birthplace today, but we can safely assume he wouldn’t say:...

Vicky SartainIn the late 18th century Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mill successfully harnessed water for textile production and created the blueprint for what we know...

Vicky SartainThe townhouse where artist Thomas Gainsborough was born in 1727 has been converted into a museum and art gallery. This atmospheric old home...

Vicky SartainAfter travelling almost one million miles at sea, Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s ss Great Britain is enjoying a well-earned retirement in a Bristol harbour....

Vicky SartainThe Cornwall and West Devon Mining Lansdscape is a UNSECO World Heritage Site, comprising 10 mining districts stretching across almost 100 miles of...

Thanks to a recent flurry of films and television programmes featuring the fictional sleuth, Sherlock Holmes is currently enjoying something of a resurgence. But...