Places of Interest

Vicky SartainChawton is where Jane Austen spent the latter part of her life, and her home at the heart of the village is now...

Ian WhiteWith the mountains of Helvellyn and High Seat as their backdrop and panoramic views across to Skiddaw, Blencathra and Lonscale Fell, Castlerigg is...

Vicky SartainThe Potteries is a collection of towns, based in and around Stoke-on-Trent, that began in the mid-17th century as small communities of potters...

Ian White For most people Jodrell Bank brings one image to mind – that of its giant Lovell Telescope, which has been a familiar feature...

Explore the history of Stonehenge, a prehistoric wonder and one of Britain’s most famous historical landmarks.

Vicky SartainThe Cornwall and West Devon Mining Lansdscape is a UNSECO World Heritage Site, comprising 10 mining districts stretching across almost 100 miles of...

Vicky SartainThe Roman Baths, which form part of the Bath World Heritage Site and which gave this beautiful city its name, receive more than...

Vicky SartainThis extravagant seaside pleasure palace was built for the Prince Regent, later King George IV, between 1787 and 1823. Brighton’s Royal Pavilion is...

HMS Belfast shows you what it was like to live and work onboard a warship. Explore its nine decks of seafaring history and hear...

Thanks to a recent flurry of films and television programmes featuring the fictional sleuth, Sherlock Holmes is currently enjoying something of a resurgence. But...