Great British Buildings

The Swiss Re building known as The Gherkin towering above St Andrew Undershaft in the City of London.

Is London’s Square Mile the most influential and historically rich patch of land in Britain? Florence Sheward investigates While the British capital has developed into...

Edinburgh Castle. Credit: Visit Britain

Wherever you walk in Edinburgh, whether it’s down a medieval cobbled street in the Old Town or around one of the gorgeous Georgian crescents...

Stonehenge in Wiltshire

Merlin was thought to have moved the stones from Ireland by magic. A Georgian antiquarian believed it was an astrological observatory. An architect proposed it was...

Delapre Abbey in Northamptonshire

Situated in the heart of England, Delapré Abbey, in Northamptonshire, has opened its doors to the public, for the first time in its 900-year...

Dyffryn

Whether you're a lifelong city resident or flying in for a week from abroad and keen to explore, why not try one of these great...

Kings weston House

Britain’s best buildings are as remarkable inside as they are out, as Lauren Fraser discovers With stately homes that date back centuries, Britain offers a...

The Shambles in York

The city of York has a long and fascinating medieval history. Here, we offer a whistle-stop guide to take in the key sights from...

From accommodating King Henry VIII’s first wife, Catherine of Aragon, as she sought advice on bearing a son to hosting Churchill, Britain’s historic hotels are symbol of our rich heritage.

The eight royal parks that collectively make up 5,000 of London’s greenest acres have long been considered the ‘lungs’ of the capital, providing natural sanctuaries for visitors and residents alike.

Tower Bridge over the River Thames in London

When it opened in 1894, it was called a 'childish structure'. Now it is the focus of one of the most iconic views of...