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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...

Visitors to Brunel’s ss Great Britain will soon be taken to new heights to experience the thrill and fear of a 19th-century crew member...

Vicky SartainSyon House in Middlesex is the London home of the Duke of Northumberland, whose family were granted the former monastic site at the...

Vicky SartainThe Christian Family lived at the resplendent Milntown since at least the early 16th century and parts of the house date from that...

Vicky SartainA family home for almost eight centuries, this Chaneel Islands historic house displays collections of Oriental, French and English furniture and paintings, as...

The Bure Valley Railway runs regular trains for nine miles between Alysham and WroxhamThe Bure Valley Railway runs regular trains for nine miles between...

The Steeple Grange Light Railway is a narrow gauge line near Wirksworth in Derbyshire. It is steeply graded and runs through some dramatic limestone...