Places of Interest

The Derbyshire Dales are the lush, green heart of the Midlands. Steve Pill explores a landscape rich in industrial heritage, literary inspiration and glorious views The...

As Downton Abbey proved so wonderfully, the “upstairs, downstairs” tension in a stately home makes for a fascinating dynamic. Yet while the exploits of...

Step carefully inside Dudley's answer to the Leaning Tower of Pisa – the Crooked House The British are rather fond of a traditional pub. While...

As the nation gears up for a year of celebrations to mark the enduring influence of Britain’s greatest writer, we’ve gathered together some the places to celebrate Shakespeare.

The Channel Islands might be small, but it is still possible to escape the crowds to find their wilder side. Here are five of...

Kilchurn, Scotland, romantic

It may now be a ruin, but we can still feel the love in the air at Kenilworth Castle where Robert Dudley went to spectacular lengths...

Hill Top Farm

Nancy Alsop looks back on how Beatrix Potter's “little books” were shaped by the landscape of the Lake District, which redeemed her life after...

Glencoe, scotland,

From buzzing cities to Britain’s northern extremities, Scotland is a country that demands to be explored. Here, we roundup 10 of places any visitor should not miss.

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...

What's on in Britain - December - Dickensian Christmas

Stuck for ideas to keep the family entertained this month? Here are our top tips for things to see and do in the Christmassy...