Central Great British Buildings

Margaret PowlingFounded over 30 years ago to rescue Britain’s historic houses, the Vivat Trust offers the opportunity to stay in some of the nation’s...

Ian WhiteOnce the most heavily fortified border in the Roman empire, Hadrian’s Wall consists of a string of forts, milecastles and turrets stretching 73...

Anyone who has been anywhere near the charming city of Lincoln will have noticed its cathedral which towers against the skyline, perched on top...

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...

Vicky SartainThe owners of Warwick Castle also run Madame Tussauds in London and now call Warwick “Britain’s ultimate castle”. It has become a leading...

Vicky SartainIn a fittingly romantic location just outside Nottingham, the home of George Gordon Byron is as mystifying and enigmatic as the man himself....

Vicky SartainHome to one of Europe’s most significant art collections, this beautiful stately home set in extensive parkland in north Derbyshire is regularly voted...

Vicky SartainThe National Gallery, LondonHome to the national collection of Western European painting, London’s National Gallery is one of the easiest ways to see...

Vicky SartainA tour of Nottingham’s diverse architecture, ranging from the medieval to modern, provides a snapshot of the development of this small Midlands city....

Goodrich stands majestically on a wooded hill commanding the passage of the River Wye into the picturesque valley of Symonds Yat. The castle was...