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The British Museum, London

With almost 8 million items in its permanent collection, the British Museum is an outstanding treasure trove. Here are three of the most amazing...

Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Credit: Houses of Parliament ©Parliamentary Archives, FAR/4/1

Today marks the first ever London History Day, a day to recognise the amazing 1000 year history and heritage of this great city An initiative...

Gary Waidson – 'Circle of Fire' The Carles, Cumbria, England. Your View 2016. Landscape Photographer of the Year awards

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Landscape Photographer of the Year awards, a new luxury anniversary edition coffee table book featuring the winners...

Blenheim Palace

From Stonehenge to the Tower of London, we've selected some of our favourite British UNESCO World Heritage Sites Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland The Giant's Causeway in...

Award-winning travel author Bill Bryson

National Churches Trust has launched Explore Churches, a dedicated website to the UK's many stunning abbeys, cathedrals and churches. Here celebrated author Bill Bryson shares...

Bishop’s Palace, Wales, St Davids

Discover some fascinating facts about St David, Wales’ patron saint.

David Hockney is perhaps Britain's greatest living artist and a once-in-a-lifetime retrospective opens at Tate Britain, London, on 9 February. Arriving ahead of his...

Find out where you can celebrate Burns Night in style up and down the country

Proscenium arch, Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval Colleg

Described as ‘the Sistine Chapel of the UK’, the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London is undergoing major transformation over the next two years, including the conservation of the amazing Sir James Thornhill’s painted ceiling.

Discover the weird and wonderful collections dotted across the country as we take a look at some of the nation’s quirky museum collections.