Places of Interest

Two-hundred years separate us from the start of the Regency era, but the elegant and distinctive buildings created during this period still grace many...

Royal Ascot Race Meeting at the prestigious Ascot racecourse in Berkshire. Royal Procession. Arrival of members of the Royal Family. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip sitting in a horse-drawn carriage with two men. Accompanied by men wearing military uniform walking and on horse-back. Credit: Visit Britain

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

Houses of Parliament, London. Credit: Philip Hall / Alamy

London’s Victorian landmarks are among the capital’s most iconic sights. Alice Rush picks five of the most famous Trafalgar Square Although its name and most famous...

Buckingham Palace. Credit: iStock

Angharad Moran explores Britain's historic royal residences Buckingham Palace Located in the heart of London, Buckingham Palace has served as the official residence of the monarchy...

RHS Chelsea Flower Show showing a detail of the planting in The Laurent-Perrier Garden designed by Luciano Giubbilei. Credit: Visit Britain

A host of new attractions have been unveiled for the 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, promising design surprises, horticultural excellence and some thought-provoking themes Gardens...

Vintage Steam Train, Yorkshire. Credit: Creative Commons

Words: Vicky Sartain Ride a vintage steam train in Yorkshire There’s nothing more magical or quintessentially English than a ride on a steam train, especially a...

St Martin's Flats, Isles of Scilly, England

Blending white-sand beaches, tropical gardens and maritime history, the Isles of Scilly is the perfect destination for time out of mind If a small stretch...

Jack in the Green Parade Hastings England. Carolyn Clarke / Alamy

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

Jack the Ripper

More than 125 years after Jack the Ripper claimed his final victim, author and tour guide, John Bennett visits the locations where the grisly murderers...

Stonehenge in Wiltshire

Merlin was thought to have moved the stones from Ireland by magic. A Georgian antiquarian believed it was an astrological observatory. An architect proposed it was...