Places of Interest

The bronze plaque at the entrance to Advocates Close on Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile. Credit: Ian Rutherford / Alamy

Edinburgh is currently one of the UK's most in-demand destinations, and here Florence Sheward discovers hidden Edinburgh, the lesser known highlights of the Scottish...

wild swimming spots in Britain

At the temperatures rise, it's time to find the best spots in Britain for wild swimming, al fresco. Discover Britain presents our top five

WInchcombe

Winchcombe is a quintessential English town that won't disappoint, with timbered inns, independent shops, views of the Cotswolds Hills and a beautiful castle nearby Words Olly...

Osborne House may be the best known of the Isle of Wight’s stately homes, but the island was favoured by well-connected families long before the Victorians made...

Harry Potter filming locations

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved Harry Potter books, Chris Beanland takes a tour of some of the Harry Potter filming locations in the UK;...

Tower Bridge over the River Thames in London

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

North Norfolk’s culinary scene is intertwined with its maritime history and it’s all the better for it, says Mark Nicholls The tastes and textures of...

ALVA (The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions) have revealed the top visitor attractions in the UK for 2021, and, unsurprisingly, outdoor attractions dominated last...

Discover the origins of Scotland’s most famous strength and agility contests, Highland games, which are still celebrated across the nation Originally an almighty test of...

Scotland’s west coast is home to the world’s finest whisky distilleries and the surrounding landscape is every bit as refreshing as the drinks themselves,...