Places of Interest

Ascot horseracing

The gentle county of Berkshire was the setting of the royal wedding of the year and offers the grand pageantry of Ascot This region holds...

Charlotte Bronte at the Soane, london

A cabinet of curios in the Bank of England architect's former home Ever the perfectionist, the architect John Soane demolished and rebuilt houses on Lincoln's...

The Queen’s House, Greenwich, London

A king's temper resulted in one of London's finest royal residences Next time you utter a swear word in frustration, spare a thought for King...

Styles and eras collide in this eccentric former royal residence While many interior designers or architects will suggest a cohesive aesthetic, some of the world's...

Discover candy-coloured, Robert Adam-designed rooms in this plush former stately home Estate agents preach "location, location, location" and nowhere is that more apparent than Kenwood...

Napoleonic history and stunning fine art in a most desirable address As addresses go, 'Number 1 London' takes some beating. When you are the 1st...

A golden-crowned tribute to the city's response to adversity In the early hours of 2 September 1666, the Great Fire of London famously broke out...

Step across the meridian line at a museum dedicated to space and time The meridian line in Greenwich, south-east London, marks the point from which...

Discover facts, figures and stories about the English seaside icon inspired by the Eiffel Tower Blackpool’s reputation as a resort developed in the 18th century...

Horace Walpole's gothic vision is preserved in this fanciful folly Let us take you down, to paraphrase the Beatles, to Strawberry Hill, where nothing is...